Tag archive for "john smedley"

114 News

Expanding to Xbox One and More Could Increase Revenue by 50% According to Former Sony Online President

About three months passed from the sale of Sony Online Entertainment, that has since been renamed Daybreak Games, and the company has expressed the intention of expanding to Xbox One, mobile and other platforms. According to President ...Read More

on May 11, 2015 6:18 PM
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Sony Online Entertainment Answers Questions After Acquisition: Xbox, IP Ownership, PC Priority and More

After the acquisition by Columbus Nova, Sony Online Entertainment (or Daybreak Game Company, to be more precise, since the studio is going to be rebranded) President John Smedley answered some pressing questions over Twitter, in the attempt ...Read More

on February 2, 2015 3:49 PM
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Sony Online President Gives Update on H1Z1 Hackers, G29 Errors, Hunger, Zombie Respawn and More

Sony Online Entertainment had a bit of a rough debut on Steam Early Access, but that's fairly normal considering that it's basically a beta (even if a paid one), and President John Smedley has been updating the ...Read More

on January 17, 2015 5:21 PM
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PlanetSide 2 PS4 Beta Info: NA Only Initially, No Keyboard and Mouse, Chronological Invites and More

The PlanetSide 2 beta finally has a launch date on PS4, and Sony Online Entertainment John Smedley dropped a few more pieces of information in the comments of the official PlayStation blog post and on Twitter. ...Read More

on January 7, 2015 3:34 PM
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Planetside 2 PS4 Beta Start Date and Rollout Plans Will Be Announced in the Next Few Days

If you're eager to try out PlanetSide 2 on PS4, the time is nearly upon us. Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley mentioned today that we can expect an announcement soon: ...Read More

on January 5, 2015 5:06 PM
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Sony’s H1Z1 Gets More Snowy Screenshots; Will Have “Great FPS;” 50 Servers Set Up So Far

Sony Online Entertainment's upcoming Zombie MMORPG H1Z1 is getting closer to the moment in which we'll be able to play it, and today we got two more snowy pictures in addition to those we saw yesterday, courtesy ...Read More

on July 1, 2014 5:28 PM
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Sony’s H1Z1 Gets Some Lovely Snowy Screenshots, Prepares for a Zombie Christmas

After announcing that both H1Z1 and Planetside 2 will get snow and weather, Sony Online Entertainment's President John Smedley posted four screenshots of the upcoming Zombie MMO showcasing the game's landscapes covered by snow. ...Read More

on June 30, 2014 10:45 PM
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Tons of Info Shared on Sony’s H1Z1: Player Servers Announced; Difference with DayZ Explained

After yesterday's livestream of Sony Online Entertainment's Zombie Survival Open World MMO H1Z1, President John Smedley took to Reddit and Twitter to make a few announcements and respond to some questions raised by the stream itself. ...Read More

on April 18, 2014 5:04 AM
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Sony’s New Sandbox Game H1Z1 Gets Detailed Info About the “Huge” Map and Microtransactions

Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley has been very generous in sharing details about the upcoming sandbox MMO H1Z1 and in holding an open dialogue with the game's budding community, and today he gave further information on ...Read More

on April 11, 2014 11:55 AM
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Sony’s H1Z1 Gets Details on Monetization and More: “If you Liked Dark Souls You’ll Like Our Game”

Sony Online Entertainment's H1Z1 has been unveiled yesterday and President John Smedley has been giving further details on what the game will entail on Reddit and on Twitter. ...Read More

on April 10, 2014 3:20 PM
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Sony Teases PS4 Release for Sandbox Zombie Survival MMO H1Z1

Sony Online Entertainment's newly revealed Zombie Survival Sandbox MMO has only been announced officially for PC, but if you want it on PS4, the outlook is definitely looking positive. ...Read More

on April 10, 2014 12:42 AM
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Sony Promises to Listen to Fans on H1Z1’s Monetization; Will Use Same Anti-Cheat Tech As PS2

Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley provided more information on the upcoming Zombie Survival Sandbox MMO H1Z1. ...Read More

on April 10, 2014 12:19 AM
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Sony’s Unannounced Sandbox Game Gets a Teaser Site; Announcement Coming Tomorrow

Today Sony Online Entertainment opened a new website for its unannounced project, apparently codenamed H1Z1. The website can be found here, and it shows just a rather eerie landscape for the moment. ...Read More

on April 8, 2014 8:01 PM
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Sony Online President Drops Hints About Unannounced MMORPG: Sandbox and Possibly Post-Apocalyptic

Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley has been dropping hints about about the upcoming and yet unannounced MMORPG currently in development under his supervision. ...Read More

on February 4, 2014 6:47 PM
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Sony Announces EverQuest Next for PS4 and New IP; PlanetSide 2 Coming in the First Half of 2014

During an AMAA-style (Ask me Almost Anything) Q&A on Reddit Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley dropped a few bombs that PS4 and MMORPG fans in general will love. ...Read More

on January 24, 2014 8:58 PM
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EverQuest Next Won’t Lock You on Regional Servers

Everquest Next will be published in Europe by ProSiebenSat.1, and this led many European gamers to believe that they'd be locked on separate servers, unable to play with their North American friends (I will admit that ...Read More

on August 10, 2013 1:12 AM
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Sony Goes For The Big Brother Approach To Moderating PlanetSide 2

There's nothing quite as startling to a MMO hacker as seeing a GM pop up in front of them, and Sony Online Entertainment is running with just that in Planetside 2. Over the past double XP weekend, ...Read More

on December 9, 2012 12:35 PM
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Is This a Spaceship For PlanetSide 2?

Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley loves to tease the fans, and he's outdone himself this time for PlanetSide 2. What you're looking at above is some sort of awesome space carrier belonging to one of the ...Read More

on November 29, 2012 6:51 PM
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The Agency Delayed Till Second Half of 2011; “Needed A Lot of Work”

The Agency was originally set for a 2010 release, but after poor press previews came in, it seems Sony Online Entertainment has decided to do the smartest thing and delay the game to 2011, in order to ...Read More

on December 8, 2010 3:00 PM