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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  • Screenshot Saturday: LEGO Batman 2, Devil May Cry, and Sleeping Dogs in The Cave

    Screenshot Saturday: LEGO Batman 2, Devil May Cry, and Sleeping Dogs in The Cave

    Happy Memorial Day weekend, friends and readers of VGBlogger! I’m pooped after a long day of spring cleaning, which mainly consisted of about three hours of vacuuming in high humidity 90-degree heat, so I’m going to keep things short and sweet and let you proceed […]

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  • Screenshot Saturday: God of War: Ascension, Black Ops II & Dueling Mascot Racers Dishonored by an Unfinished Swan

    Screenshot Saturday: God of War: Ascension, Black Ops II & Dueling Mascot Racers Dishonored by an Unfinished Swan

    Multiplayer in God of War? I know, it still doesn’t sound quite right. But Sony Santa Monica has revealed its competitive ambitions for the next PlayStation 3 mythological adventure, and here you’ll find the first screenshots showing teams of Kratos wannabes fighting for the right […]

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  • Screenshot Saturday: It’s a PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale!

    Screenshot Saturday: It’s a PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale!

    Sony got its nation of fans into a gamer frenzy with this week’s exciting (albeit completely expected) announcement of its PS3 mascot fighting game, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. So, that’s where we’ll kick things off with this weekend’s edition of Screenshot Saturday. Not a whole […]

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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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