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EverQuest roundup: The next steps for the landmark series

Our friends at Massively launched a stream of updates this week on all things EverQuest from Sony Online Entertainment's SOE Live 2013 event in Las Vegas. We're breaking down the news from the week to get you caught up on all that's in store for the popular MMORPG series. The next game in the se...

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PS4 PlanetSide 2, DC Universe Online will not require PlayStation Plus

The free-to-play MMOs DC Universe Online and PlanetSide 2 will not require a PlayStation Plus subscription to play when they hit the PS4 later this year, publisher Sony Online Entertainment confirmed with Polygon during E3 last week. Sony announced during E3 that a PlayStation Plus membership is...

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PlanetSide 2, DC Universe Online confirmed for PS4

Sony Online Entertainment has announced two of its most recent games, PlanetSide 2 and DC Universe Online, are coming to PlayStation 4. Both Planetside 2 and DC Universe Online will be free-to-play and bolstered by microtransactions when they launch on PS4 later this year. DC Universe Online, ...

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Bullet Run empties its clip, shuts down servers March 8

Bullet Run, Sony Online Entertainment's free-to-play online shooter, will be shut down on March 8. All membership billing has been concluded as of February 1, and those with platinum memberships will receive prorated refunds for their remaining time. Though developer Acony Games will retain all of ...

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Wizards of the Coast sued over 'Electronic Trading Card' patent infringement

Wizards of the Coast is being sued by Texas-based Wildcat Intellectual Property Holdings over an alleged patent infringement. Courthouse News reports Wildcat believes Wizards of the Coast's 2002 game Magic: The Gathering Online infringes upon the former's 'Electronic Trading Card' patent, and is se...

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Payday: The Heist 'Wolfpack' DLC coming next week in US, available now in EU

It may not be a zombie-filled hospital, but Payday: The Heist's "Wolfpack" DLC does include new weapons, missions, and what appears to be some kind of fog-spewing basement or stairwell. You also get two new heists, a new crew member called "The Technician," a raised level cap and a few extra weapo...

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Payday's bank robbers take over Left 4 Dead's Mercy Hospital

Talk about being in the wrong place at the wrong time! The bank robbing bad guys from Payday are getting crossed with Left 4 Dead's zombie-filled Mercy Hospital – apparently prior to the events of L4D – in an upcoming mission pack. See for yourself above....

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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 t...

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Bullet Run is free-to-play, and worth the price

How much do you want from free-to-play games? It's tough to talk about free-to-play games critically as a writer, because they upend the traditional rules about what video games are "worth," for lack of a better term. A traditional console game, at $60, is a fairly serious investment these days, an...

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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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