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  • 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.

  • PlanetSide 2 dev discusses its strict 'no-mod' policy, swings banhammer

    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.

  • Survarium: from the ashes of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2

    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.

  • Firefall beta weekends dated, sign ups now open

    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.

  • Crytek: 'F2P could make PS3 the key console'

    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.

  • DUST 514 video shows you the Way of the Mercenary

    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.

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