Sony Online Entertainment Archive

  • PlanetSide 2 PS4 Closed Beta Begins January 20

    It’s been quite a long wait, but finally PlanetSide 2‘s arrival on PlayStation 4 is nearly at hand. The closed beta testing phase for the free-to-play MMO first-person shooter is scheduled to begin in North America on January 20th. No end date has been set, […]

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  • E3 2014: PS4 PlanetSide 2 Will Not Require a PlayStation Plus Subscription

    E3 2014: PS4 PlanetSide 2 Will Not Require a PlayStation Plus Subscription

    One of the unfortunate drawbacks to upgrading from the PlayStation 3 to PlayStation 4 is the additional requirement of needing to have a PlayStation Plus membership to play online multiplayer. This is a killer for someone like me who isn’t an everyday multiplayer gamer but […]

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  • The Next Era of EverQuest Dawns this Winter

    The Next Era of EverQuest Dawns this Winter

    Over the weekend at its SOE Live fan gathering, Sony Online Entertainment lifted the veil on the next EverQuest entitled — get this — EverQuest Next! In development for four years now, EverQuest Next will mark the beginning of “The Emergent Era” for MMORPGs, an […]

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  • DC Universe Online and PlanetSide 2 Do Free-to-Play Your Way on PlayStation 4

    DC Universe Online and PlanetSide 2 Do Free-to-Play Your Way on PlayStation 4

    Sony just loaded two more bullets into its PlayStation 4 launch arsenal. Later this year, Sony Online Entertainment’s free-to-play MMO titles DC Universe Online and PlanetSide 2 will be available for digital download on the fourth PlayStation console gaming system. Not much of a surprise […]

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  • Review: PayDay: The Heist

    Review: PayDay: The Heist

    There’s a saying in real estate: “Location, location, location.”  Of course, the saying refers to the fact that property sells best when a house is in the best, most popular geographical spot on the map.  The same mantra can be said about games and when […]

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  • Review: Sideway: New York

    Review: Sideway: New York

    Platform gaming hasn’t changed too much since the original Super Mario Bros.  Sure, higher resolutions, complex textures, 3D models in 2D environments, and complex inventory systems may add to a platformer, but the idea hasn’t changed over the years: Run to the right, jump or […]

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  • PayDay: The Heist is a Go for October 18th

    PayDay: The Heist is a Go for October 18th

    See, folks. All the hullabaloo over PayDay: The Heist‘s last-minute delay was hardly anything to get worked up over, Sony Online Entertainment confirming today that the team-based heist FPS is good to go for October 18th. That amounts to a delay of only two weeks. […]

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  • PayDay: The Heist Delayed, But Here’s a New Trailer

    PayDay: The Heist Delayed, But Here’s a New Trailer

    Sony Online Entertainment’s squad-based crime FPS PayDay: The Heist was supposed to launch this week via digital download for PC and PS3. But on the eve of its release, SOE has announced a sudden delay, stating only that it will now be released sometime later […]

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  • Review: Rochard

    Review: Rochard

    What happens when you mix puzzle platforming, physics, twin stick shooting, humor and a big ol’ layer of charm?  You get Rochard.  A big, down on his luck space miner who comes across as part John Goodman, part Gordon Freeman.  A lovable everyman, who uses the tools […]

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  • Phased PSN Restoration Underway in the Americas, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Middle East

    Phased PSN Restoration Underway in the Americas, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Middle East

    Finally there appears to be light at the end of the dark and seemingly never-ending PlayStation Network outage tunnel! As of a few hours ago, Sony’s phased PSN restoration plan has gone into effect in the Americas, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Middle East, beginning […]

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