SOCOM 4 News


Sony closes Zipper Interactive

By John Keefer, Mar 30, 2012 8:10pm PDT

It's confirmed. Sony closes SOCOM developer Zipper Interactive.


"Did someone say Crimson Skies? Ah the memories... up there with Q3 as my favourite online shooty ..."

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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.


"exactly why I got out of the industry, at least for now. Newly married, can't put my wife ..."

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SOCOM 4 'Pro' access code system unveiled

By Steve Watts, Apr 15, 2011 1:15pm PDT

If you buy a new copy of SOCOM 4, you'll get access to what Zipper Interactive is calling "SOCOM Pro." This qualifies you for freebies like extra weapons, modes, and eventually even maps.


"It wasn't a demo, it's a beta. There is a difference...and the "Reminded me of why I went back ..."

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Resistance 3 beta comes early for SOCOM 4 buyers

By Steve Watts, Apr 08, 2011 9:15am PDT

Sony is including vouchers for early Resistance 3 beta access with specially marked and Full Deployment Editions of SOCOM 4.


"Yeah, it took me about 4 hours to get to actually play the beta from the moment I sat down and ..."

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SOCOM 4 multiplayer beta this month

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 04, 2011 1:00pm PST

The SOCOM 4 multiplayer beta will begin this month with a private group, slowly expanding until, by April 5, it's open to everyone.


"Let's hope Zipper doesn't do what they did with the last Socom. Which was just do a remake of ..."

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Zipper Announces SOCOM 4 Release Date, GameStop Pre-Order Bonus

By Steve Watts, Jan 28, 2011 7:15am PST

Zipper has given SOCOM 4 a solid release date on the PlayStation Blog. The game is set for April 19, after being pushed into the nebulous "2011"...


"I got suckered into socom confrontation and I won't get screwed again. Bad lag, can't join ..."

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Buy Killzone 3, Get SOCOM 4 Multiplayer Beta Access

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 19, 2011 11:15am PST

Those picking up "specially marked" copies of Guerrilla's upcoming Helghast-blast, Killzone 3, will receive a code that grants access to the...


"That game was so disappointing. One of the maps I found a spot that was way back in some random ..."

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SOCOM 4 Delayed Until 2011

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 29, 2010 6:00am PDT

The PlayStation 3-exclusive tactical shooter SOCOM 4 has been delayed from this fall until some time in 2011, developer Zipper Interactive has...


"you don't have to play with the move controller do you? I thought you had a choice between the ..."

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Zipper Details Main Character of SOCOM 4

By Brian Leahy, May 03, 2010 1:00pm PDT

Developer Zipper Interactive has revealed the main character of its third-person shooter SOCOM 4. Meet Cullen Gray, the Operations Commander (Ops...


"is it me or does he look like he could be bear gryls(dont knw how to spell) cousin"

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PlayStation Move Hands-on Impressions

By Brian Leahy and Garnett Lee, Mar 10, 2010 8:41pm PST

At GDC 2010, Sony formally introduced its motion controller, aptly titled: PlayStation Move. For those that haven't been following its development...


"It seems like Sony said, "Let's take what we did before and use it to copy Nintendo," while ..."

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PS3 Motion Controller Dubbed PlayStation Move; Starter Kit Under $100, Games Detailed

By Chris Faylor, Mar 10, 2010 4:08pm PST

Sony's upcoming wand-shaped PlayStation 3 motion controller, previously know as the "PlayStation Motion Controller," is now officially titled the...


"Oh sweet I've been waiting for some good 3rd party Wiimotes that I don't have to pay a game's ..."

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SOCOM 4 Teaser Trailers Revealed

By Chris Faylor, Mar 05, 2010 10:00am PST

Fresh off yesterday's revelation that series creator Zipper is returning to the military shooter franchise with SOCOM 4, publisher Sony has issued...


"So excited! I loved the SP on all the SOCOM games, even though the AI was frustrating."

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SOCOM 4 Announced; Zipper Developing

By Brian Leahy, Mar 04, 2010 12:28pm PST

Now that the online-only, 256-player FPS MAG has been released, developer Zipper Interactive is ready to develop its next title. Thankfully, we...


"A *real* Socom made by Zipper? This will be interestnig... Bad Company 2 ftw until then. ..."

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