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SOE prepares to close down free-to-play FPS Bullet Run after just 7 months

Free-to-play FPS Bullet Run is to be closed down on March 8th. Sony Online Entertainment’s PC shooter only went live in August, but billing for the title has already been cancelled with any outstanding subscription charges having been refunded. Developer Acony will retain the rights to the code, but SOE …

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Planetside 2 to make console jump?

Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley has said that 70 per cent of the company’s revenues come from PS3. We have two operating free-to-play games on PS3 right now – DC Universe and Free Realms. So we’re uniquely placed having helped to build the PlayStation Network in the first place,” …

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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. At a time when games journalists and PRs are being targeted for even the slightest mishap or risk comment, the president of Sony Online Entertainment John Smedley has embarked on a possibly …

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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. In my opinion, people that don’t play games have no business in this business. It should be the gamers-only club, I think. I can’t stand people that don’t know …

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VIDEO: SOE reveals new free-to-play FPS Bullet Run

Sony Online Entertainment has unveiled Bullet Run, a new free-to-play multiplayer FPS heading to PC this summer. Like all of the cool kids, it’s set in the near future” and sees players competing in a Running Man style reality TV show that places as much emphasis on style as it …

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EverQuest free-to-play model launches

SOE has word that the previously unveiled free-to-play model for its long lasting MMO EverQuest has launched. "Through 18 successful expansions and countless other game updates, EverQuest has forged its place in history amongst the MMO and online game elite," EverQuest franchise director of development Dave Georgeson asserted in an …

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Time called on four SOE MMOs

Sony Online Entertainment is to cease four of its onlne titles at the end of the month, it has been revealed. As reported byVG47, the company is set to close EverQuest Online Adventures, Cosmic Rift, Infantry and Star Chamber: The Harbinger Saga. The titles are due to cease to exist …

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