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Sony's Q1 Sales Up On the Strength of God of War

By Chris Jarrard, Jul 31, 2018 10:05am PDT

The Playstation brand is stronger than ever after a successful first quarter of 2018.


"Yes, but Capcom pushed 7. something million units between the XBOne and the PS4, which I would ..."

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Sony May Alter the Cross-Play Deal Further, Company 'Confident' in Finding Solution

By Kevin Tucker, Jun 27, 2018 10:45am PDT

Sony CEO Shawn Layden feels confident that the company will find a cross-play solution that both satisfies fans and supports the business.


"I heard they're planning on making Vita memory cards cheaper too. I'm still waiting on that one. "

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Dreams Interview: Balance Between Creativity and Gameplay

By Chris Jarrard, May 22, 2018 1:00pm PDT

Media Molecule is preparing an amazing creative sandbox. We talk with Creative Director Mark Healey about the demo shown at Sony’s preview event.


PSX 2017: Wipeout VR Update to Omega Collection Announced

By Asif Khan, Dec 08, 2017 8:25pm PST

Rejoice, Shacknews!


PlayStation Twitter Hacked, PSN Database Possibly Compromised

By Charles Singletary, Aug 20, 2017 4:00pm PDT

The official PlayStation twitter account is most certainly in the hands of a third party but the rest we'll have to wait and see.


"I've seen more than a couple of emails to my company's finance team impersonating the ceo asking ..."

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PlanetSide 2 creative director resigns

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 13, 2015 9:30am PST

The losses aren't over for Daybreak Game Company, as PlanetSide 2 creative director Matt Higby has tendered his resignation.


"My guess, to use the IP's for shitty f2p games and mobile garbage."

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Report: Daybreak Game Company issues layoffs, including EQ Next Director

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 11, 2015 11:55am PST

Casualties have hit the newly-dubbed Daybreak Game Company. One of those is the Director of Development for EverQuest Next and Landmark.


"I'm really curious about the business side of this. 1) Sony sold SOE 1a) It wasn't doing ..."

- daggot see all 4 comments

H1Z1 update wipes servers, removes multiple characters

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 05, 2015 12:25pm PST

There's more incentive to survive in H1Z1 with today's new update, as Daybreak Game Company is now allowing only one character per server.


"dupes are already reported. i am really waiting until the dupe problem is completely fixed. its ..."

- jane911 see all 4 comments

Exploring the underworld in DC Universe Online's Amazon Fury: Part 2 DLC

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 05, 2015 12:00pm PST

Shacknews recently had the opportunity to get a first look at the upcoming 13th DLC pack for DC Universe Online. Amazon Fury: Part 2 will introduce new ideas like Elite Raids, debut Big Creature Tech, and continue the story of the Amazon invasion.


Sony Online Entertainment sold, becomes Daybreak Game Company

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 02, 2015 9:50am PST

Sony Online Entertainment has been picked up by investment firm Columbus Nova, a huge surprise given that there was no prior indication that the H1Z1/PlanetSide 2/EverQuest house was even on the market.



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PSA: PlanetSide 2 for PS4 closed beta begins today

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 11:00am PST

Check your email, because invites for PlanetSide 2's PlayStation 4 closed beta are going out today.


"Looking forward to this one. Part of the reason I purchased a PS4. Hopefully this launch will ..."

- RyDogg1 see all 3 comments

H1Z1 pre-Early Access impressions and producer interview

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 13, 2015 12:00pm PST

Shacknews recently had a chance to go hands-on with a pre-Early Access build of H1Z1, while also speaking to producer Steve George about going into Early Access, the game's minimalistic approach, and criticisms about the game's visual style.


"My understanding is that there will be bonuses for the early access people. "

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PlanetSide 2 closed beta hits PS4 January 20

By Josh Hawkins, Jan 07, 2015 11:30am PST

Sony's MMO shooter finally comes to its latest console later this month.


"John Smedley recently flipped out and took control directly of PS2. They're working on more ..."

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PlanetSide 2 gets a snowman invasion for new holiday update

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 17, 2014 3:00pm PST

PlanetSide 2's latest update is set to go live later tonight and it will include new Holiday Directives that have squads hunting for snowmen.


Landmark goes down for 24 hours ahead of massive update

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 17, 2014 1:00pm PST

Sony Online Entertainment is preparing to unleash Landmark's biggest update yet. So it's going to need to go down for 24 hours to get ready.