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Zipper Interactive closes doors

Unit 13, MAG and SOCOM dev Zipper Interactive has been closed, Sony has confirmed. The first party studio was acquired by Sony in 2006 and at the time of closing was home to approximately 80 employees. Sony Computer Entertainment can confirm the closure of Zipper Interactive, a Seattle-based internal game …

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MAG giveaway for PSN Plus players

Sony is giving away multiplayer shooter MAG to subscribers of the premium PSN Plus service from today. PS3 owners can download the game and access all of its modes as long as they’re signed up to PSN Plus – which costs 11.99 for 90 days or 39.99 for a year. …

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Move support for MAG arrives

Developer Zipper Interactive has confirmed that a patch has been released that introduces full Move compatibility to its PS3 exclusive shooter MAG. Bringing motion control to key core gamer titles is an important step in Move’s market development, and while MAG was not the biggest seller in Europe it’s still …

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MAG gets pay-monthly DLC

Publisher Sony has taken the interesting step of offering players the chance to purchase a small piece of extra functionality in online shooter MAG in return for paying a monthly fee. As of yesterday, players are now able to purchase additional character slots for the game that allow them to …

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RETAIL BIZ: MAG takes No.1

MCV’s vital weekly retail digest, RetailBiz, is available to view online and download now. Sony’s ambitious online first-person shooter MAG has debuted at No.1 in the PlayStation 3 charts. Given its multiplayer only focus, the game’s success is a testament to how prolific online functionality has become in games. MAG …

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PS3 targets FPS foothold with MAG

Sony believes it can grow its presence in the FPS market, with the arrival of online multiplayer blaster MAG. The ambitious title is due for release on PS3 next week, and allows 256 players to battle it out online at the same time. It joins Sony’s other big-name first-person shooters …

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Sony dates MAG

Sony has confirmed dates for its Q1 line-up, which will see MAG, Heavy Rain and God Of War arrive in the next three months. Following retail listings spotted last week, the platform holder has confirmed to MCV that 256-player PS3 shooter MAG will be released on January 29th. The highly …

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MAG releasing on January 29th?

Sony’s highly anticipated MAG could appear on shelves as early as Janaury 2010. Several retailers – including Game, Amazon and HMV – are listing the release date for the massively multiplayer online first-person shooter as January 29th, both online and in stores. However, a Sony spokesperson told MCV: We still …

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SONY: MAG demonstrated, dated for Fall

Sony and Zipper Interactive has revealed a live demonstration of the upcoming 256-player FPS, MAG. It marks the first time the game has been shown with live in-game footage. Otherwise known as Massive Action Game, Zipper Interactive walked the attendees at Sony’s E3 conference through what was claimed to be …

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E3 08: Sony roundup

It’s fair to say that most people weren’t really too sure what to expect from Sony this E3. The heavily rumoured , and indeed more-or-less-already confirmed God of War III was a given, but still succeeded in raising the pulse upon its unveiling at Sony’s conference . Arguably more exciting …

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