Entries in 'john smedley' (7)

Smedley: Zynga has done a 'terrible disservice' to F2P's reputation

Smedley: Zynga has done a 'terrible disservice' to F2P's reputation

Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley believes the free-to-play model's reputation has taken a hit because Zynga has 'monetisation products' masquerading as games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2012 at 7:35AM in News
UPDATED: SOE president lambasts Planetside 2 hackers

UPDATED: SOE president lambasts Planetside 2 hackers

No-one likes a cheat, of course, but sometimes things should maybe be put in a little more perspective.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2012 at 10:22AM in News
Smedley: People that don't play games have no business in industry

Smedley: People that don't play games have no business in industry

Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley doesn’t believe people should be working in the games industry if they don’t play games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 21st 2012 at 6:29AM in News
Planetside 2 goes free-to-play

Planetside 2 goes free-to-play

Upcoming PC shooter Planetside 2 will adopt a free-to-play model following the long line of MMOs that did so earlier this year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 12th 2011 at 10:28AM in News

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PS3 is ‘perfect platform’ for MMOs

PS3 is ‘perfect platform’ for MMOs

SOE President John Smedley has told MCV that PS3 is the ‘perfect platform’ for developing MMOs on a console.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 23rd 2008 at 11:32AM in News
Sony: MMOs will become ‘selling point’ for PS3

Sony: MMOs will become ‘selling point’ for PS3

President of Sony Online Entertainment John Smedley believes that PS3’ upcoming slate of MMOs will help distance the console’s offering from that of Xbox 360.

by Tim Ingham
on May 12th 2008 at 11:40AM in News
PS3 MMO could rival Warcraft, says Sony

PS3 MMO could rival Warcraft, says Sony

President of Sony Online Entertainment John Smedley has suggested that the PS3 can one day host an MMO game to rival the popularity of World Of Warcraft.

by Tim Ingham
on Mar 17th 2008 at 10:15AM in News