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EverQuest Next Landmark founder's packs to enable early access

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 11, 2013 8:05am PST

EverQuest Next Landmark was due this winter. But apparently, SOE didn't necessarily mean it would be ready by year's end. Instead, it will be available beginning February 28, 2014 for fans that purchase a Founder's Pack.


"Meant to include this quote from the RPS interview. "RPS: Due to all of this, your version of ..."

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DC Universe Online for PS4 will share PS3 servers

By Steve Watts, Nov 06, 2013 12:00pm PST

DC Universe Online will share servers across PS3 and PS4, letting you play with your existing crime-fighting buddies even if one of you has jumped on the new system.


EverQuest Next Landmark dev diary shows tools of the trade

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2013 4:45pm PST

The latest EverQuest Next Landmark dev diary shows off some of the tools of the trade that you'll need to create structures and items. And it all begins with one copper pick.


DC Universe Online's PS4 launch will include companion app and Vita remote play

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2013 2:45pm PST

DC Universe Online on PS4 will be more than just a port of the existing PC/PS3 versions. The game will launch with over 2,000 updates, a new companion app, and remote play functionality for Vita.


DC Universe Online PS4 available on day one

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 31, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Add one more to the PlayStation 4 launch day lineup. Sony Online Entertainment has confirmed that DC Universe Online will be available on day one: November 15th.


"Was Need for Speed: Rivals not a launch title. I don't see it listed in the launch lists?"

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EverQuest Next Landmark beta sign-ups open

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 23, 2013 2:30pm PDT

If you want an early peek at what EverQuest Next Landmark has to offer, it's time for a beta test. You want to join, right?


"The news blurb implies the beta started and the article content implies this is "new" news. ..."

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DC Universe Online Update 31 prepares for PS4, enables better graphics on PC and PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 21, 2013 3:15pm PDT

DCUO executive producer Larry Liberty promises that Update 31 will offer a "sweeping, game-wide graphical upgrade," calling it "without a doubt the biggest technical update we have ever done."


"Also, any idea if my PS3 character would transfer over to PS4?"

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EverQuest 2 'Heroic Characters' offer instant access to level 85

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 24, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Would you pay real money for instant access to a high-level character in an MMO? Sony Online Entertainment plans on adding that functionality to EverQuest 2 with "Heroic Characters."


Sony Online Entertainment lays off staff from San Diego and Austin offices

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2013 4:00pm PDT

Sony Online Entertainment has laid off an undisclosed number of employees from its San Diego and Austin offices, as part of an effort to reduce costs and streamline its workforce.


"Sigh. Hope everyone lands on their feet, particularly the Austin crowd. Been a tough couple of ..."

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EverQuest Next Landmark videos show off building

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 22, 2013 6:00am PDT

It hasn't happened in many yonks, but EverQuest Next actually has me excited about an MMORPG. Sony Online Entertainment has showed off the landscaping players will be able to do in EverQuest Next Landmark, the free world-building spin-off, and oh it's quite something indeed.


"Oh...I assumed it was going to be $60 for the box but then no monthly subscription. "

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Why PlanetSide 2 doesn't support PC-PS4 cross-play

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Cross-platform play won't be possible for the PC/PS4 versions of PlanetSide 2, so Sony is looking into a workaround, including transferable characters.


"Honestly,I think it has more to do with them realizing and recognizing how much trouble CCP is ..."

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DC Universe Online: War of the Light, Amazon Fury, and Halls of Power DLC announced

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 5:00pm PDT

SOE revealed plans for the next seven DLC packs for DC Universe Online


DC Universe Online producer will 'celebrate' moving away from PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 4:00pm PDT

DC Universe Online executive producer Larry Liberty can't wait for players to transition from PS3 to PS4, saying his team will "celebrate" once they no longer have to support Sony's aging console.


"I have DCUO for PS3 and I have zero plans to invest into a PS4 version of this. Sony should try ..."

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Player Studio will be 'backbone' of EverQuest Next's free-to-play economy

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 3:30pm PDT

EverQuest Next and Landmark will be free-to-play when they launch. SOE hopes that Player Studio--which lets players build, share, and sell in-game items--will end up being the "backbone" for the game's revenue.


"It kind of makes sense. In older MMO's people have spent millions of hours crafting items to be ..."

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EverQuest Next to be playable on '4 or 5 year old' PCs

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2013 2:30pm PDT

"Our goal is to be able to allow people with 4 or 5 year old machines to be able to play," Georgeson said.


"Of course it can. It's gotta be eventually ported to Sony's shiny new console and also be ..."

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