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PlanetSide 2 creative director talks 2014 and answers Chatty questions

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 04, 2014 12:30pm PST

PlanetSide 2 is poised to have a huge 2014, so Shacknews got in touch with creative director Matt Higby to discuss the developer's approach to fan feedback, the upcoming PS4 version, and take questions from the Chatty community.

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"AmbientOSX from the article not only designs great camos but is also the leader of the Terran ..."

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Ace Combat Infinity's free-to-play beta launches on PS3 in February

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 30, 2014 11:40am PST

Ace Combat Infinity is free-to-play on PS3 and will go into beta next month.

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League of Legends boasts 27 million players daily

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 28, 2014 7:30am PST

Riot's free-to-play Dote 'em up League of Legends is kind of a big deal, you've probably heard, and even bigger than we knew. The developer has released new figures revealing that 27 million players are LoLing ever day, and 67 million every month, boasting that this makes Lo...

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"No I can see it. While I do think Dota 2 is mechanically superior in some ways, LoL has a ..."

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World of Tanks servers going offline to prep for Xbox 360 launch

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 27, 2014 6:00pm PST

Servers for World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition beta will be going down later this week, in order to prepare the game for its final release.

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The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot open beta begins February 25

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 27, 2014 1:00pm PST

Ubisoft's free-to-play competitive dungeon builder/dungeon crawler, The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, is ready to enter open beta on February 25.

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Duel Mode coming to Magicka: Wizard Wars

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 25, 2014 3:00pm PST

Magicka: Wizard Wars will be adding a Duel Mode to its public alpha very soon, just in case there's that one magical robed jerk that you'd like to kill personally.

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Nosgoth to sink teeth into new Siege mode

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 25, 2014 2:00pm PST

Nosgoth has revealed details on an upcoming new game mode called Siege, which will task humans with capturing territories before Vampires kill them all off.

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Free Realms, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, and Wizardry Online to end

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 24, 2014 2:30pm PST

Online games eventually come to an end. For a number of Sony Online Entertainment's games, that time is sooner than later. Four games will be "sunset," so that the company can "refocus our resources on other areas in the best interest of our company and player community."

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"My favorite Vanguard memory was doing the intro diplomacy questline for the evil cat race, and ..."

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World of Tanks update to add 'Confrontation' mode

By Steve Watts, Jan 23, 2014 2:15pm PST

World of Tanks' upcoming 8.11 update will add a new "Confrontation" mode, along with some new and revised battle arenas.

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Free-to-play Happy Wars no longer requires Gold on Xbox 360

By Steve Watts, Jan 22, 2014 4:00pm PST

Happy Wars has updated with a variety of tweaks and a new gameplay mode, but the biggest change comes to the business model. Now non-Gold Xbox Live members can play the single-player modes.

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"I am pretty close to cancelling my Live subscription. I don't see myself playing much Xbox ..."

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X-Men: Battle of the Atom claws onto iOS

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 18, 2014 3:00pm PST

SNIKT! Marvel's X-Men have slashed their way onto the card battling scene with X-Men: Battle of the Atom, a new free-to-play CCG game on iOS.

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Free-to-play shooter Loadout launching January 31

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2014 3:30pm PST

Edge of Reality's free-to-play shooter Loadout is slated to release on January 31. Its hook is a deep weapon customization system that can result in more than 44 billion combinations.

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PlanetSide 2 video teases new 2014 content

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 09, 2014 3:30pm PST

PlanetSide 2 has had a very good 2013 and you can celebrate by watching a new video that offers a tease of what's to come, including the long-awaited Hossin and the PS4 version.

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"Welcome to being a pc gamer. We get to beta test everything before the consoles get it. I tend ..."

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PlanetSide 2 to get weekly Wednesday updates

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 08, 2014 5:15pm PST

PlanetSide 2 will begin to offer more frequent updates, rolling one out every Wednesday to help fix bugs and balance the game at a more rapid pace.

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Killer Instinct's new free character is Sabrewulf

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 06, 2014 8:15am PST

Free-to-play fighter Killer Instinct has for the first time switched the character available to everyone for free, rotating out Jago for lycanthrope Sabrewulf. You can still buy the fighting monk, of course. The change came with a new patch last week, which also brought twea...

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"It is a Microsoft property so I would say yeah stop dreaming."

- Evil Benius see all 4 comments