With the vast majority of MMOs out there, I often question why I find myself returning to CO from time to time. The game has ALOT of issues and lack of constant updates kind of scares me. I played CO for 2 years straight and grew quite attached to it then had to break myself away from it because I didn't want to get too invested in something only to have it end up like CoX. I've played other games with better support, frequent updates, less bugs, etc...But I just can't seem to leave CO behind. It's like a bad relationship you know you shouldn't be in but still go back to it. lol.
For me, it's definitely the fact that it's a great superhero sim with an awesome character creator. DCU's was a POS compared to this one. And the game has one of the most devout communities I've ever seen. Sure it has it's share of jerks and immature players (what game doesn't?) But I made some great friends in CO. I'm not sure if they're playing anymore but I have fond memories with some members of of my SG. I'm trying to decide if I want to start playing again..