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Sony and MLG partnership brings Planetside 2 to eSports arena

Sony Online Entertainment and Major League Gaming have announced an agreement to integrate PlanetSide 2 into eSports events. The partnership will bring original PlanetSide 2 programming to MLG’s site and Twitch.tv channel, with details and a programing set to arrive in a matter of weeks. Additionally, players in the MMOFPS …

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Sony launches Playstation Web Store

The Sony Entertainment Network has launched in select territories, allowing users to purchase Playstation Network and Sony Online Entertainment content from their web browser. Sony announced that the new branch of PSN’s redesign is available now for users in US, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil. The firm did not mention when …

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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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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. Smedley told PC Gamer the social and mobile games company is to blame for "the reputation [the f2p model] got from early in its life, especially in …

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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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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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