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Planetside 2 beta starts next week, new cinematic trailer starts right now

Planetside 2's closed beta will begin "NEXT MON OR TUESDAY BARRING ANY UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES," according to an all-caps tweet from SOE president John Smedley. Invitations to the beta, which Smedley refers to as a "real beta" and not a "marketing gimmick," will automatically be sent to everyone...

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Planetside 2 takes flight in new trailer and screens

We never understood why they call aerial combat dogfighting – it's not like dogs can fly, right? Wait, can they? ... No, we're pretty sure that's just a dream we had once....

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SOE announces free-to-play Bullet Run, a revamped Hedone from Acony Games

Acony Games, a German developer, has been working on an online first-person shooter called Hedone, about contestants fighting to win a deadly reality show. Sony Online Entertainment today announced that it is publishing a game by Acony called Bullet Run, and as far as we can tell it's Hedone with a...

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'The Last Laugh' DLC coming to DC Universe Online in June, adds new PvP content

The Last Laugh, a new DLC pack that expands player-versus-player options in DC Universe Online, is set to arrive on PC and PlayStation 3 this June. In addition to introducing three different four-on-four battle scenarios (all conjured up by the actions of Batman's nemesis, The Joker), The Last...

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Payday: The Heist breaks out with a free update

The high action crime caper game, Payday: The Heist, received a long-awaited update last night, adding a number of new features, including presidential masks, an OVERKILL 145+ difficulty, and other enhancements. Fans make out with the update for free. For those catching up: In Payday: The Heist,...

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PlanetSide 2 alpha gameplay shows off map size, vehicle combat

This guided walkthrough of PlanetSide 2's GDC alpha demo takes pride in how "MASSIVE" every part of this game apparently is, from its day/night-cycling environments to its customizable tanks, planes and support vehicles. Even the infantry combat is MASSIVE, despite being totes normal-sized....

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Sony closing four online titles in March, you're probably okay with it

The folks at Sony Online Entertainment have announced that four titles in its stable of massively-multiplayer online games will be taken out to pasture, but they probably aren't experiences you're staying up nights to savor. The worlds of Cosmic Rift, Infantry, Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga,...

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Everquest 2 sees 300% player increase after going free-to-play

Proving once again that more people will try your product if they don't have to pay for it, Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley has announced a huge player increase for EverQuest 2 since it went free-to-play in December. Smedley revealed on Twitter that the player base has increased...

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DC Universe Online invites Orange Lanterns for the holidays

Not only is DC Universe Online already giving you the greatest gift of all (being free), but it's currently doubling down on the generosity with a bonus holiday event called "Season's Greedings." Not only will you find some festive decorations around the world, but Larfleeze, leader of the greedy...

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Star Wars Galaxies says goodbye as Star Wars: The Old Republic launches

Star Wars Galaxies came to a close last night. There can be only one Star Wars MMO on the block, and that's now Star Wars: The Old Republic. That doesn't mean Galaxies didn't go out in style -- we tracked down a pair of end-game videos on YouTube for your viewing pleasure. Finally, there's...

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