PS3 / Action / Release: Apr 19, 2011 / ESRB: M

MAG, SOCOM Confrontation, and SOCOM 4 multiplayer servers to shut down in 2014

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 16, 2013 3:15pm PDT

Online multiplayer services for MAG, SOCOM Confrontation, and SOCOM 4 will be ending on 01/28/14


"What! I just got a PS3 and I bought Socom and MAG..... dangit"

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Shacknews Daily: Apr 02, 2012 - SOCOM 4 dev closed, new releases

By Garnett Lee, Apr 02, 2012 4:15pm PDT

Join Garnett Lee on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today’s stories: Sony closes down SOCOM 4 developer Zipper Interactive, Super Meat Boy headed to iOS and android, and new releases this week include Diabolical Pitch and Xenoblade Chronicles.


Rumor: Sony shutting down SOCOM developer

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 26, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Though not officially confirmed, rumor has it that Sony may be shutting down Zipper Interactive, the developer of the SOCOM series and MAG.


"Zipper fucked themselves by not giving proper support to MAG. Huge player base at the ..."

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SOCOM studio hit with layoffs

By Steve Watts, May 19, 2011 2:00pm PDT

Sony Computer Entertainment has confirmed that it laid off employees from Zipper Interactive, calling it "normal business practice" after finishing two major projects.


PlayStation Store update busts ghosts

By Steve Watts, Mar 23, 2011 7:45am PDT

This week's PlayStation Store update includes Ghostbusters, Swarm, Legend of Mana, demos for WWE All Stars and You Don't Know Jack, and the SOCOM 4 multiplayer beta for PS+ users.


Daily Filter: November 2, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Nov 02, 2010 6:30pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games


"FYI the Unbound Saga pic links to the original PSP version, not the new 360 screens."

- SiW. see all 4 comments

Wage War with the First Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon Footage by Your Side

By Xav de Matos, Oct 05, 2010 10:00am PDT

Earth Defense Force 2017 was a title so over the top and comically buggy (some pun intended) that we quickly fell in love with it. Although the


"I'd be really bummed if there's no local co-op...framerates be damned!"

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Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon Announced

By Brian Leahy, Sep 17, 2010 12:00pm PDT

D3Publisher has announced Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 for


"All over my face!!!!!!! If you haven't played any of the EDF games, you are missing out on some ..."

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