SOE announces E3 line-up, SOEmote tech for EverQuest II

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 2 June 2012 16:52 GMT

SOE has revealed its line-up for E3 which is heavy on the MMOs, obviously. Those attending will be able to get hands-on time with PlanetSide 2, DC Universe Online, Bullet Run, Free Realms, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, and Wizardry Online. The firm will also be showing off the new SOEmote tech for EverQuest II which is a facial recognition and voice technology feature that allows players the ability for “personal expression and role playing,” in EQII. You can get an look at how it works over on Polygon, which participated in the beta for the tech.

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Everquest II

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