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MAG turns one year old

As announced by Sony, MAG turns one year old this week. The game released a year ago tomorrow in the US and a year ago on Satuday in the UK.

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Massive Action Game headlines

  • MAG getting version 2.10 today, adds multiqueue feature

    Zipper’s announced massive online shooter MAG will get updated to V2.10 later today.

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  • MAG v2.10 expected to hit next week

    Zipper Interactive has announced an update for MAG, which is expected to be released next week.

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  • PSA: MAG 2.0 patch with Move support goes live

    Zipper Interactive has announced the MAG 2.0 patch is now available on PSN.

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  • Extra MAG character slots now available

    Jeremy Dunham, senior community manager for Zipper Interactive, has announced over on the official MAG blog that extra character slots are now available.

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  • MAG v1.07 coming in early August

    Jeremy Dunham, senior community manager for Zipper Interactive, has announced over on the US PS Blog that the next MAG patch, version 1.07, is due in early August.

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  • MAG goes Faction Neutral, more DLC coming this summer

    Jeremy Dunham, senior community manager for Zipper Interactive, has announced over on the US PS Blog the developer has added Faction Neutral to the Sabotage maps in MAG.

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  • Free DLC hitting MAG next week

    Zipper Interactive has announced that free DLC is on the way for MAG, and it’s slated to hit next week on April 29.

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  • MAG released today along with sizeable patch

    Zipper Interactive has released an update for MAG, which launched in the US today, and it will automatically patch when you log into the game.

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  • PS3: It only does 256 players MAG commerical

    Sony has released another fun PS3 commercial, this time it’s advertising MAG, which is set to launch next Tuesday. The 256 online shooter has been in Beta for a while, so hopefully there won’t be any hiccups when it’s released. Enjoy the video below the break.

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  • Zipper Interactive thinks XBL is more "juvenile" than PSN

    Zipper Interactive’s Ben Jones has revealed he feels Xbox Live is “more juvenile” than PSN, which is why MAG is a better fit for the PS3 audience.

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  • Stats released for MAG Beta, box art revealed

    Sony has released figures complied by the MAG Beta tests along with the box art for the multiplayer online shooter. Apparently, more than 42,000 matches were played during the first public Beta between August 17 and December 5 while in October’s Beta, over 534,000miles were traveled in-game by players each week. During its final month, […]

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  • MAG Beta ends tomorrow with Zipper Challenge

    The MAG Beta ends tomorrow night, and Zipper Interactive plans to enter into the fray with you to give it a proper send off. Multiple “Zipper” squads will be “waiting for you on the MAG servers” and represent factions Raven, S.V.E.R., and Valor). Just log in, get in the queue, look for Zipper folks, and […]

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  • MAG beta - 300 final keys here, now

    I’ve handed out 700 MAG beta keys by hand on Twitter in the past week. That’s enough for any man. I do, however, have 300 left. To spare me the madness, I’ve posted the lot after the break. Enjoy yourselves. The beta ends on December 4.

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  • Over 6000 changes made to MAG, enters Beta 4

    Zipper Interactive’s community manager, Jeremy Dunham, has announced over on the US PS Blog that MAG has entered its fourth Beta phase. He also announced that over 6000 changes have been made since the previous Beta. One change involves Shadow War Bonuses, which according to Dunham: “Depending on which Private Military Contractors (PMC’s) are leading […]

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  • Sony opens up MAG Beta to public, only 16K spots available

    SCEE has sent word that sign ups for the MAG beta are open, but there are only 16,000 spots available. Once the 16,000 SCEE consumer vouchers have been given away, the beta will be open for six hours a day, Monday to Friday from 5pm to 8pm and midnight to 3am, GMT. It officially starts […]

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  • Sony details preorder bonuses for MAG

    Preorder bonuses for MAG were revealed by Sony over on the US PS Blog, today. Exclusive in-game characters, one-of-a-kind Home Spaces, Public Beta access, it’s all there. Game’s out January 26, 2010. Hit the link for more.

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  • Sony holding a MAG meet-up at PAX tomorrow night

    Sony’s arriving in Seattle this weekend for PAX and tomorrow night it’s holding a MAG-themed Meet-up, where it’ll be the first time beta participants will be able to engage in a 256-player battle. For people who can’t make it to PAX, Sony is holding a Labor Day weekend contest giving away Beta codes through the […]

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  • Watch a video walk-through of the 128-player Valor map for MAG

    Past the break there is a video of Seth Luisi, director of development at SCEA providing a walk-through of the 128-player “Acquisition” mode Valor map for MAG. Qore subscribers will have the chance to get in on the MAG Official Public Beta on September 17, so if you don’t currently subscribe, now may be the […]

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  • SCEA announces MAG for January 26 in US

    Sony has announced that MAG will hit North American retailers on January 26, 2010. Zipper and SCEA will be holding an event during PAX on September 4 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM PST and 200 PS Blog readers are invited to attend the 256-person function and get hands-on with a new MAG map. All you […]

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Massive Action Game Latest

  • MAG turns one year old

    As announced by Sony, MAG turns one year old this week. The game released a year ago tomorrow in the US and a year ago on Satuday in the UK.

  • MAG getting version 2.10 today, adds multiqueue feature

    Zipper’s announced massive online shooter MAG will get updated to V2.10 later today.

  • MAG v2.10 expected to hit next week

    Zipper Interactive has announced an update for MAG, which is expected to be released next week.

  • PSA: MAG 2.0 patch with Move support goes live

    Zipper Interactive has announced the MAG 2.0 patch is now available on PSN.

  • Extra MAG character slots now available

    Jeremy Dunham, senior community manager for Zipper Interactive, has announced over on the official MAG blog that extra character slots are now available.

  • MAG v1.07 coming in early August

    Jeremy Dunham, senior community manager for Zipper Interactive, has announced over on the US PS Blog that the next MAG patch, version 1.07, is due in early August.

  • MAG goes Faction Neutral, more DLC coming this summer

    Jeremy Dunham, senior community manager for Zipper Interactive, has announced over on the US PS Blog the developer has added Faction Neutral to the Sabotage maps in MAG.

  • Free DLC hitting MAG next week

    Zipper Interactive has announced that free DLC is on the way for MAG, and it’s slated to hit next week on April 29.

  • MAG released today along with sizeable patch

    Zipper Interactive has released an update for MAG, which launched in the US today, and it will automatically patch when you log into the game.

  • PS3: It only does 256 players MAG commerical

    Sony has released another fun PS3 commercial, this time it’s advertising MAG, which is set to launch next Tuesday. The 256 online shooter has been in Beta for a while, so hopefully there won’t be any hiccups when it’s released. Enjoy the video below the break.

  • Zipper Interactive thinks XBL is more “juvenile” than PSN

    Zipper Interactive’s Ben Jones has revealed he feels Xbox Live is “more juvenile” than PSN, which is why MAG is a better fit for the PS3 audience.

  • Stats released for MAG Beta, box art revealed

    Sony has released figures complied by the MAG Beta tests along with the box art for the multiplayer online shooter. Apparently, more than 42,000 matches were played during the first public Beta between August 17 and December 5 while in October’s Beta, over 534,000miles were traveled in-game by players each week. During its final month, […]

  • MAG Beta ends tomorrow with Zipper Challenge

    The MAG Beta ends tomorrow night, and Zipper Interactive plans to enter into the fray with you to give it a proper send off. Multiple “Zipper” squads will be “waiting for you on the MAG servers” and represent factions Raven, S.V.E.R., and Valor). Just log in, get in the queue, look for Zipper folks, and […]

  • MAG beta – 300 final keys here, now

    I’ve handed out 700 MAG beta keys by hand on Twitter in the past week. That’s enough for any man. I do, however, have 300 left. To spare me the madness, I’ve posted the lot after the break. Enjoy yourselves. The beta ends on December 4.

  • Over 6000 changes made to MAG, enters Beta 4

    Zipper Interactive’s community manager, Jeremy Dunham, has announced over on the US PS Blog that MAG has entered its fourth Beta phase. He also announced that over 6000 changes have been made since the previous Beta. One change involves Shadow War Bonuses, which according to Dunham: “Depending on which Private Military Contractors (PMC’s) are leading […]

  • Sony opens up MAG Beta to public, only 16K spots available

    SCEE has sent word that sign ups for the MAG beta are open, but there are only 16,000 spots available. Once the 16,000 SCEE consumer vouchers have been given away, the beta will be open for six hours a day, Monday to Friday from 5pm to 8pm and midnight to 3am, GMT. It officially starts […]

  • Sony details preorder bonuses for MAG

    Preorder bonuses for MAG were revealed by Sony over on the US PS Blog, today. Exclusive in-game characters, one-of-a-kind Home Spaces, Public Beta access, it’s all there. Game’s out January 26, 2010. Hit the link for more.

  • Sony holding a MAG meet-up at PAX tomorrow night

    Sony’s arriving in Seattle this weekend for PAX and tomorrow night it’s holding a MAG-themed Meet-up, where it’ll be the first time beta participants will be able to engage in a 256-player battle. For people who can’t make it to PAX, Sony is holding a Labor Day weekend contest giving away Beta codes through the […]

  • Watch a video walk-through of the 128-player Valor map for MAG

    Past the break there is a video of Seth Luisi, director of development at SCEA providing a walk-through of the 128-player “Acquisition” mode Valor map for MAG. Qore subscribers will have the chance to get in on the MAG Official Public Beta on September 17, so if you don’t currently subscribe, now may be the […]

  • SCEA announces MAG for January 26 in US

    Sony has announced that MAG will hit North American retailers on January 26, 2010. Zipper and SCEA will be holding an event during PAX on September 4 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM PST and 200 PS Blog readers are invited to attend the 256-person function and get hands-on with a new MAG map. All you […]

  • Sony confirms MAG Beta, but it’s internal only

    Sony has confirmed rumors posted earlier in the week regarding a MAG: Massive Action Game Beta. Only thing is, it’s internal only so players that have seen statuses regarding the Beta popping up on PSN should know that theses are Sony employee profiles. This was confirmed to CVG earlier today. Hopefully this means that a […]

  • New E3 MAG footage shows lots of guns

    Sony PS3 exclusive, 256 player multiplayer, men in army clothing, and lots and lots of firepower: that’s what MAG (Massive Action Game) promises to deliver, and judging by the footage below, it might just do that. We should all be playing this sometime next year. Check it out.

  • Official MAG site opens, has map

    Sony’s launched MAG’s official site. Unfortunately it includes nothing but a map and some kind of radio interference over western Russia and a few other regions. Beggars can’t be choosers, however. At least you know it’s 99 percent certain the 256-player shooter will make it out this year. Look for yourself, PS3 owners.

  • Zipper: MAG has been 100% multiplayer from day one

    Zipper Interactive’s Tony Iuppa has told NowGamer that upcoming PS3 exclusive MAG was never intended to have an offline component. “MAG is 100 percent multiplayer and has been since day one,” he said. “This has let us spend all of our development resources on creating a deeper MP experience, which supports tight shooter gameplay seen […]

  • Rumour: First MAG shots posted

    These were knocking about at rubbish resolution at the weekend, but Destructoid’s got a nice set of what are apparently the first MAG screens. There’s some art there as well. They look a bit too good to be fake, to be fair. But that doesn’t mean they’re not. The Zipper PS3 shooter’s out later this […]

  • Sony: MAG “only possible on PS3,” is an “iteration of SOCOM” [Update]

    SCEA hardware marketing boss John Koller has claimed that upcoming multiplayer shooter MAG can only be built on PS3. “MAG is a 256 online-player game which is spectacular,” he said, talking to VG247 at GDC last week. “If you look at that competitively, it’s something that’s only possible on PS3. The processor speed, the ability […]

  • Sony looking at MAG pricing structure – images

    Bitbag’s carrying a few screens of what is apparently a user survey designed to gauge reaction to various pricing plans for PS3 multiplayer shooter, MAG. There are four options there, which include different publishers, which is interesting. The game was first shown at E3, and is in development at Zipper. It’s out next year. Hit […]

  • First in-game MAG shot released

    The US PlayStation Blog’s published the first in-game shot of Massive Action Game, the big-ticket Zipper title shown in the Sony E3 press conference last week. The resolution’s a little pony, but you can see it has the potential to be a technical marvel, what with its parachutes and 256-player combat. There’s a bit more […]

  • Sony’s MAG to be rebranded as SOCOM title?

    Massive Action Game, while certainly an apt description of Sony’s 256-player action title, isn’t the punchiest moniker we’ve ever heard. Luckily, according to an insider who contacted Kotaku, the game’s current ID may soon be a thing of the past. The source was apparently part of a focus group that saw the game a month […]

  • MAG: Aim was to make game achieveable on no other platform, says Zipper

    Speaking to Gamespot after the Sony E3 press conference last night, Zipper Interactive lead designer Andy Beaudoin said that the aim of the newly-announced Massive Action Game was the create something that couldn’t be achieved on any other hardware. “Obviously, with PlayStation 3 we’ve got a lot more power we can tap into to try […]