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DC Universe Online gets free holiday season-themed update

By Xav de Matos, Dec 13, 2011 6:30pm PST

DC Universe Online has received one final update before the holiday season, available to all players regardless of their account type on PC and PS3.


"If I didn't have to wait like a whole day to download it (ultra slow download), and then an ..."

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Infamous: Festival of Blood, Rochard, and Cubixx HD dated for PSN

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 15, 2011 5:30pm PDT

Three very different PlayStation Network exclusives have been dated today. First up is Infamous 2: Festival of Blood. This standalone expansion to...


Planetside 2 was originally just a F2P update

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 11, 2011 4:15pm PDT

Long before Planetside 2 was officially announced, Sony Online Entertainment had been teasing "Planetside Next." Apparently, it was originally planned to be a free-to-play update to the original Planetside, with new graphics.


"As long as your three year plan doesn't include big freak ruin the game robots and I can run ..."

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Star Wars Galaxies' closure explained

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 11, 2011 11:45am PDT

Sony Online Entertainment CEO John Smedley explained why Star Wars Galaxies has to end this year--and the answer will surprise few.


"10 years is a pretty good run, never even tried messing with f2p. I think I spent a month ..."

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Star Wars Galaxies fans threaten lawsuit

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 30, 2011 11:20am PDT

Star Wars Galaxies fans aren't going to take the game shutdown quietly. In fact, some are proposing legal action.


"Release the source, give installation instructions, etc. DAoC has freeshards, so just incase EA ..."

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DC Universe Online servers being merged

By Xav de Matos, May 02, 2011 5:30pm PDT

Sony Online Entertainment has revealed that it will merge servers for its super-powered MMO, DC Universe Online. A single server will remain for PC users in the U.S. and one for PS3 players. Europe will also see a merge.


"I don't know personally, but I believe it should seeing as the City of Heroes' location is ..."

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Sony Online Entertainment loses 12,700 credit cards, 24.6 million accounts compromised

By Xav de Matos, May 02, 2011 4:20pm PDT

Sony Online Entertainment has revealed it has "lost" 12,700 customer credit card numbers due to the breach of approximately 24.6 million accounts.


"not surprising given that MS was the target du jour years back. they took theirs and learned from it"

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