Entries in 'sony online entertainment' (11)

SOE's Smedley launches new studio, Kickstarter for RPG Hero's Song

SOE's Smedley launches new studio, Kickstarter for RPG Hero's Song

The former boss of Sony Online Entertainment has announced the formation of a new studio and launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for an RPG.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2016 at 1:45PM in News
Everquest designer forms indie studio Stonethunder Games

Everquest designer forms indie studio Stonethunder Games

Everquest franchise designer Ryan Barker has moved on from the game he spent the past fifteen years working on to found his own studio, Stonethunder Games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 26th 2015 at 5:07PM in News
Daybreak Games creative director Jens Andersen joins executive team

Daybreak Games creative director Jens Andersen joins executive team

H1Z1 developer Daybreak Games has promoted creative director Jens Andersen to a new executive role.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 13th 2015 at 4:35PM in News
Smedley leaves Daybreak for good

Smedley leaves Daybreak for good

John Smedley has left the studio formerly known as Sony Online Entertainment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2015 at 11:32AM in News

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Smedley steps down as Daybreak Games president

Smedley steps down as Daybreak Games president

The company formerly known as Sony Online Entertainment is getting a new boss.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 10:31AM in News
Creative director of PlanetSide 2 resigns

Creative director of PlanetSide 2 resigns

The creative director behind sci-fi MMO PlanetSide 2 has resigned.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 16th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Layoffs hit Daybreak Game Company (formerly known as SOE)

Layoffs hit Daybreak Game Company (formerly known as SOE)

Rebranded developer Daybreak Game Company has cjob losses at its San Diego and Austin studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 9:33AM in News
SOE goes multi-format following sale by Sony

SOE goes multi-format following sale by Sony

Sony Online Entertainment is no more – the company has new owners and a new name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2015 at 9:44AM in News

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H1Z1 refunds offered following 'pay-to-win' accusations and stumbling servers

H1Z1 refunds offered following 'pay-to-win' accusations and stumbling servers

It’s not been a smooth ride for Sony Online Entertainment’s online zombie title H1Z1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 10:40AM in News
PS4 players spend more on DC Universe Online than PC counterparts

PS4 players spend more on DC Universe Online than PC counterparts

Can F2P be as successful on consoles as it has on smartphones? There’s every chance, Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2015 at 1:08PM in News
Planetside 2 PS4 beta misses 2014 target window, now scheduled for this month

Planetside 2 PS4 beta misses 2014 target window, now scheduled for this month

Sony Online Entertainment has announced the Planetside 2 beta is now expected out by the middle of this month on PlayStation 4, confirming the early release will miss its previously ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 2nd 2015 at 8:34AM in News