Four 3-D online virtual worlds worth exploring
DC Universe Online
(Sony Online Entertainment, PC/PlayStation 3)
Fight crime alongside thousands of fellow superhero fans in this action-packed ode to capes and tights.
Need for Speed World
(Electronic Arts, PC)
This surprisingly robust free racing game lets you squeal through hairpin turns while struggling to shake police pursuers.
(Trion Worlds, PC)
Sate your sword-and-sorcery jones by battling monsters and hurling spells in a virtual world plagued by constant cracks in reality.
This free-to-play multiplayer blaster? offers endless fun as friends unwittingly stumble between your simulated crosshairs.