Category Archives: MMOFPS
Fri, Jan 04, 2013 | 05:30 GMT
Warface is Crytek’s attempt at redefining the triple-a F2P market. VG247′s Dave Cook speaks with Crytek Kiev on the game’s development, and the state of $60 boxed titles.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 | 09:10 GMT
ShootMania developer Nadeo has announced the second phase of its beta. The shooter, which comes with a sophisticated map-making suite, is gearing up for a January launch, but you can get involved in the beta now. We’ve got the ‘beta 2′ patch notes here.
Tue, Dec 18, 2012 | 16:02 GMT
Planetside 2′s John Smedley has become a mainstay on these pages for being so damn quotable. This time he’s been discussing his studio Sony Online Entertainment’s capability for bringing its games to PS3. He believes it can be done. Find out what he had to say below.
Tue, Dec 18, 2012 | 13:09 GMT
PlanetSide 2 normally asks that you buy in-game Station Cash to fuel your experience, but the generous types at Sony Online Entertainment are tripling your wonga on Friday only. Their plan? To ride off into the sunset with your riches before the world ends. True story.
Wed, Dec 12, 2012 | 04:58 GMT
Three trailers have been released aimed at recruiting players to the New Conglomerate, Terran Republic or Vanu Sovereignty factions.
Fri, Dec 07, 2012 | 10:35 GMT
Wed, Dec 05, 2012 | 16:29 GMT
When he’s not relishing the ban of “scumbag” cheaters in PlanetSide 2, SOE CEO John Smedley is teasing new weapons for the recently launched MMOFPS. According to tweets from the man himself, “new sniper and carbines” will be introduced in the game “tomorrow,” December 6. The following week, players can expect “new anti-vehicle weapon,” including “anti-air you rocket pod haters.” Smedley promised the everything will be “balanced” for those who tend to worry about such things.
Wed, Dec 05, 2012 | 09:08 GMT
Planetside 2 boss John Smedley has promised a aggressive war on cheaters currently active in SOE’s sprawling MMOFPS. He’s even called one banned player a “scumbag” over Twitter. Get the facts below.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 19:16 GMT
European servers have been added to Firefall in anticipation of this weekend’s beta test. Last week, Red 5 Studios performed a dark launch for the servers, and found them to be stable enough to put live this weekend as part a stress test. While there will still be a few “kinks,” the firm said the addition should result in less lag for those on the continent. The MMO first-person shooter is set for a PC release in 2013. You can sign up for the the beta here. Via Polygon.
Fri, Nov 30, 2012 | 10:44 GMT
Planetside 2 developers SOE sure are an optimistic bunch aren’t they? Studio president John Smedley has outlined his grand plan for the long future of the MMOFPS, including new continents and much, much more. Check out his theories below.
Wed, Nov 28, 2012 | 09:33 GMT
PlanetSide 2′s beta was beset by a few unscrupulous players who supposedly cheated their way to a mere husk of a victory. Developer Sony Online Entertainment has explained why its strict ‘no-mod’ policy will hell curb the crap and to give a fairer playing field for you all to enjoy. Get the quotes below.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 | 14:22 GMT
Survarium is the new free-to-play MMO from Vostok Games, a studio made up of ex-S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 devs. VG247′s Dave Cook speaks with the team to learn more.
Fri, Nov 09, 2012 | 11:04 GMT
Firefall developer Red 5 has opened up beta registrations for its MMOFPS, as well as dating its beta weekends. Find out when you can get involved below.
Mon, Nov 05, 2012 | 12:03 GMT
Crytek boss Cevat Yerli has discussed why Sony’s move to the free-to-play market could propel PS3 to the top of the console food chain. It comes as his company moves into free-to-play development with Warface and other projects.
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 20:22 BST
DUST 514, the free-to-play massively multiplayer first-person shooter for PS3, has a new trailer available titled Way of the Mercenary. The video, posted below, takes a detailed look at what players will experience when creating and playing their own mercenary in the game. DUST 514 is currently in closed beta.
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 09:07 BST
Survarium is the new MMO shooter from ex-S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2 devs Vostok Games. The studio released these shots at the start of October, and in all fairness we missed them at the time, but decided to post them anyway as they’re a wee bit special. Check them out below.
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | 11:00 BST
PlanetSide 2 beta play is currently ongoing, and developer Sony Online Entertainment has issued a warning shot to aimbot hackers, threatening a banhammer attack if the nonsense doesn’t stop.
Fri, Oct 19, 2012 | 08:54 BST
Planetside 2 has been dated by developer Sony Online Entertainment, as well as confirmation that all three proposed continents will be playable from day one. Get all the details below.
Fri, Oct 05, 2012 | 20:59 BST
Planetside 2 screenshots and art showing the snow and ice covered continent Esamir are posted below. The continent is the second of two pre-launch areas beta testers will be able to explore this week. Planetside 2 is in closed beta but expected to go public later this year.
Fri, Oct 05, 2012 | 01:44 BST
Planetside 2 beta testers will be able to explore the second of two pre-launch continents this week.