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  • Destiny ARG reveals game wallpapers and music

    Destiny was revealed by Bungie last night in a debut vidoc. It comes as gamers have cracked another layer of the games ARG, unearthing a pair of desktop wallpapers and some music from the shooter.

  • Bullet Run being shut down in March by Acony and SOE

    SOE has announced it will be shutting down its free-to-play multiplayer FPS Bullet Run. In the game, players were pitted against each other in a reality TV show setting where performance is everything. In a statement on the game’s forum, the community manager said Acony Games and SOE have “mutually made the decision to discontinue […]

  • Defiance dated, live-action trailer released

    Defiance will release on April 2, Trion has announced alongside the release of a new live-action trailer. The second beta weekend for the MMO shotter kicks off next weekend. The game will be made available on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 and the events in the game on via the Syfy series debuting on April […]

  • Survarium beta planned for the end of the year

    Survarium, the free-to-play MMOFPS from former Stalker developers Vostok Games, will go into beta at the end of the year. The firm noted on its website it plans to “open beta game access to a larger number of players,” and it will likely be an open beta. In the case of a “huge influx of […]

  • Warface: Crytek's warning shot to the 'free' market

    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.

  • ShootMania 'beta 2' now live, adds grappling hooks & more

    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.

  • Planetside 2 dev has 'proven' it can bring games to PS3, teases new projects

    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.

  • PlanetSide 2: triple Station Cash event on Friday

    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.

  • Planetside 2 release trailers urging players to pledge their allegience

    Three trailers have been released aimed at recruiting players to the New Conglomerate, Terran Republic or Vanu Sovereignty factions.

  • Planetside 2 double XP weekend kicking off tonight

    Planetside 2 has been making the headlines on VG247 a lot this week, no thanks to SOE boss John Smedley’s warning shot to “scumbag” cheaters. The studio has thanked gamers for their patience and support by hosting a double XP weekend that starts tonight.

  • PlanetSide 2 getting new weapons tomorrow, anti-vehicle weapons next week

    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 […]

  • Planetside 2 boss goes on cheater head-hunt, calls banned player "scumbag"

    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.

  • Firefall Europen servers added for this weekend's beta event

    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 […]

  • Planetside 2: SOE details its 3-year plan, wants to run until 2025 if possible

    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.

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