Tag archive for "SOE"

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Sony Online Entertainment Acquired by Columbus Nova, Now Multiplat Studio Called Daybreak Game Company

The staff at Sony Online Entertainment left a surprising message for those logging into the official forum today: the company was acquired by Columbus Nova, an investment management firm based in New York, and will be rebranded ...Read More

on February 2, 2015 1:07 PM
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Planetside 2 Sets a New Guinness World Record With The Biggest Online Battle Ever

I'm sure there had to be some camping. Planetside 2 set a new Guinness World Record for "Most players online in a single FPS battle." ...Read More

on January 26, 2015 11:09 AM
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SOE is Offering a “No Questions Asked” Refund Policy for Upset H1Z1 Customers

H1Z1, Sony Online Entertainment's zombie survival MMO, had a very rocky launch on Steam Early Access yesterday. Authentication issues plagued H1Z1 and kept many users from accessing it until this morning, leading to many disappointed fans to ...Read More

on January 16, 2015 6:49 PM
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Planetside 2 PS4 Beta Coming “Either the Week of the 13th or 20th” Next Month According to John Smedley

Looks like the long wait for the Planetside 2 beta on PlayStation 4 is nearly over, as the build was approved first pass and is on schedule to release next month. ...Read More

on December 29, 2014 7:54 PM
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Planetside 2’s Latest Update Adds Wieldable Knives, Profile Banners and More

Planetside 2 received a substantial update yesterday, adding several new gadgets for players to toy with and squashing several bugs. ...Read More

on December 19, 2014 9:00 PM
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H1Z1 Early Access Coming Next Month According to John Smedley

John Smedley, the President of Sony Online Entertainment, announced today that the zombie survival game H1Z1 will be releasing onto Steam Early Access next month on January 15th. ...Read More

on December 8, 2014 7:34 PM
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John Smedley Confirms Planetside 2 PS4 Beta is Coming “In the Next Few Months”

The massive continent sprawling conflict between the New Conglomerate, Terran Republic and Vanu Sovereignty of Planetside 2 has been known to be coming to PS4 for sometime, but the when has been a mystery. Thankfully, we now ...Read More

on October 31, 2014 5:53 PM
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This is how Bugs are Squashed in PlanetSide 2

Oh, so that's how they do it. Check out how bugs are handled in free to play shooter PlanetSide 2. ...Read More

on October 4, 2014 12:46 PM
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Huge Planetside 2 Update Coming Tomorrow with ‘Nanite of the Living Dead’ Halloween Event

A post by the development team on the Planetside 2 forums has revealed all of the new changes, bug fixes and Halloween event coming to the game in tomorrows update. ...Read More

on October 1, 2014 9:08 PM
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Watch EverQuest Next Developers Talk About AI and Life of Consequence In New Video

EverQuest Next is brimming with potential to be the 'next big thing' and a new video from the developers is making a good case for it with their focus on AI. The video is just under 30 ...Read More

on September 30, 2014 8:26 PM
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Sony Agrees to $15 Million Settlement in 2011 Data Breach Class Action Suit

Today it was announced that Sony has agreed to pay a $15 million settlement for the class action lawsuit brought against them for the 2011 data breach. The breach led to the theft of names, addresses and ...Read More

on July 23, 2014 9:52 PM
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Learn Everything That Went into Building Batman in DC Universe Online

Bruce Wayne looks good for 75 years old. In celebration of the Batman's 75th anniversary, the creative minds over at DC explain the inspiration behind the Batman we see in DC Universe Online. ...Read More

on July 21, 2014 4:39 PM
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Welcome to Hossin, The Newest PlanetSide 2 map

The newest map for PlanetSide 2 looks like a hot sweaty mess covered in hovertanks and laser fire. ...Read More

on June 28, 2014 12:54 PM
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The Amazons Have Come to DC Universe Online

Prepare for an Amazonian invasion. Today comes the release of DC Universe Online's latest DLC pack Amazon Fury Part 1. ...Read More

on May 6, 2014 11:55 PM
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Amazons Invade Gotham City in the Latest DC Universe DLC

And you thought you family had issues. Wonder Woman and her mom are at war in the next DLC for DC Universe Online. ...Read More

on March 21, 2014 5:28 PM
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Sony Online Entertainment Now Accepting 2014 G.I.R.L. Scholarship Applications

Are you a warrior woman, lady and femme fatale behind a controller? Sony's looking for a few good women to apply to the 2014 G.I.R.L. Scholarship program. ...Read More

on February 6, 2014 11:24 AM
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PlanetSide Will Be Available for Free in April, Free Realms, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes and Wizardry Online Will Discontinue

Sony Online Entertainment announced yesterday that they will offer PlanetSide (the first game of the series, not the recent PlanetSide 2) for free this April when their All Access Pass becomes available "on or about April 2, ...Read More

on January 25, 2014 3:02 PM
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The War of the Light Begins in DC Universe Online

The Red Lanterns are really mad. DC Universe Online's latest DLC puts you in the epicenter of the Lantern Conflict. ...Read More

on January 22, 2014 10:10 PM
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DC Universe Online Add Armories for Alternate Character Builds

Superman don't have time to respec. DC Universe Online just introduced Armories that allow players to switch builds instantly. ...Read More

on January 16, 2014 5:49 PM
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DC Universe Online Sons of Trigon Launches With a Truly Evil Trailer

Help Wonder Woman smack Trigon in the mouth. Grab your tights and call a friend, DC Universe Online just released its launch trailer for its latest DLC, Sons of Trigon, and we're all going to Hell! ...Read More

on September 3, 2013 7:32 PM
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Dragons Invade Germany in This Dragon’s Prophet Trailer

Ach Tung, Dragons! Dragon's Prophet makes its way to Colonge, Germany at this year's Gamescom. Just in case you were wondering where all the fantasy mmo-rpgs were hiding this year. Dragon's Prophet is here in all its ...Read More

on August 19, 2013 9:26 PM
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Take a Violent Tour of the Continent of Hossin In Planetside 2

Later this week, fans will be able to check the swampy continent of Hossin. SOE revealed the newest battlefield, Hossin, in a teaser trailer for free-to-play shooter, Planetside 2. ...Read More

on August 4, 2013 3:27 PM
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Origin Crisis DLC Brings Quantum Powers to DC Universe Online

DC Universe Online Executive Producer Larry Liberty took some time today (via the Playstation Blog) to talk about the seventh DLC for DC Universe Online, called "Origin Crisis," available today. ...Read More

on May 14, 2013 1:06 PM
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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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Sony Doesn’t Want Any Modding For PlanetSide 2

Modding has become a big part of gaming in recent years, with fans tweaking their favorite games, no matter what the genres. Even other MMO titles have strong modding communities including a rather large one for World ...Read More

on November 29, 2012 11:41 AM
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EverQuest Rain of Fire Launch Trailer Released

Tomorrow EverQuest releases its Rain of Fear expansion: with it also comes a Rain of Fear launch trailer that previews the new zones and dungeons coming with the expansion, along with commentary from the game developers. ...Read More

on November 27, 2012 11:06 PM
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PlanetSide 2 Launch Trailer Released

Here's the launch trailer for Sony Online Entertainment's massively multiplayer online first-person shooter, PlanetSide 2. The trailer doesn't actually show any gameplay footage so I suggest you check out the series of 'Basic Training' videos that were ...Read More

on November 20, 2012 2:08 PM
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PlanetSide 2 Showcases Azure Twilight Domination

PlanetSide 2--an MMO based on massive ground and air battles for territory and resources--is showcasing the epic action of their BETA not through trailers and developer footage, but realtime gameplay by real Beta testers. ...Read More

on November 10, 2012 12:19 PM
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All Systems Go: PlanetSide 2’s Release Date is Confirmed

We mentioned the other day that Sony Online Entertainment was set to unveil the much-awaited official launch date of their online shooter PlanetSide 2. That occurrence has now come to pass, as it was announced today as ...Read More

on October 19, 2012 4:47 PM