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Sony Online Entertainment bought out, now rebranded as Daybreak Game Company

Sony Online Entertainment will now be operating as an independent video game studio, thanks to it being bought out by Columbus Nova, a New York investment management firm. The studio has

Video proof H1Z1’s airdrops are ‘pay-to-win’

I love sarcasm. Don’t you? Then Anon Amoose has a perfect video for you. The Youtuber uploaded an interesting video entitled “‘Proof That H1Z1 Is ‘P2W.’” The video shows just what

Early Access impressions of H1Z1, the zombie survival MMO

Sony Online Entertainment’s H1Z1 was certainly a hot topic in gaming news this past week, and not for all the right reasons. Despite overloaded servers and the “pay to win”

Planetside 2 locks in on Guinness World Record

It’s coming! On January 24th, Planetside Battles and Sony Online Entertainment are coordinating a mass strike to break the Guinness World Record for Most Players Online in an FPS Battle.

SOE Live 2014: DC Universe Online

It’s been a while since I’ve written on SOE Live. Now, I’ve already covered EverQuest, EverQuest 2, Landmark, and EverQuest Next, but there are more games under Sony Online Entertainment‘s

SoE Live 2014: EverQuest Next

Last year at SOE Live, EverQuest Next (EQN) was unveiled with two of the intended classes, Warrior and Wizard. Since that event in 2013, any details on EverQuest Next have

SOE Live 2014: Landmark

When it comes to Landmark, Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) still finds people considering the title to be a part of the EverQuest series of products. Truth be told, it is

E3 2014: From EQNLandmark to Landmark

If you haven’t heard of Landmark before, it’s perfectly okay! One of our esteemed writers, Aaron Carter picks you up to speed on some of the concepts and tools which

E3 2014: The seven tools of EverQuest Next’s Landmark

Dave Georgeson and Terry Michaels of Sony Online Entertainment treated me to a special viewing of the latest build of their massive game, Landmark. I can say from what I

Did Sony Online Entertainment steal DayZ’s idea with H1Z1?

I have to admit, I was a little irked when I heard about the announcement of Sony’s H1Z1. As a fan, I was excited to hear that DayZ’s developers had

EverQuest 15th Anniversary

On March 16, 2014, Sony Online Entertainment celebrates the 15th anniversary of EverQuest. To those familiar with the vast history of MMO gaming, EverQuest changed the landscape of online gaming forever.

Planetside 2 gets first major update

War-based FPS game Planetside 2 has finally gotten its first major update, addressing some key areas, ignoring some others, and adding some new content at the same time. Of course,

Planetside 2 Review: War were declared

The Vanu forces are assaulting a heavily defended Terran Bio Lab. Bullets are flying everywhere, explosions sounding across every corridor. Meanwhile, I’m just getting into the fray as a Heavy

SoE will ban you for using any mods on Planetside 2

Sony Online Entertainment have gone on record to say that they will not tolerate the use of any and all kinds of third party mods for Planetside 2, as stated

E3 2012: Bullet Run, the F2P FPS that nails simplicity and fun

Walking around E3, it can be easy to bypass a simple-looking game like Bullet Run; it builds upon the core gameplay of Call of Duty, while bringing a lot of

PAYDAY: The Heist Review – Beyond the Safe?

Some days you just get a strange urge to rob a bank. No? Nobody? Well, okay, maybe you’ve never thought about robbing a bank, but you’ve seen it in movies,

Get Double-Crossed in PAYDAY: The Heist ‘Heat Street’ Trailer

For all of you out there who enjoy the thrill of watching small criminal groups attempting to achieve their well-thought-out (or not so well-thought-out) plans in the movies, here’s a

Rochard Review: It’s Half Life 2’s 2-D Second Cousin

Rochard, the latest 2-D platformer, puzzler, action game…wait, we don’t have a ton of those, do we? No, no we don’t, and this one has Half Life 2’s gravity gun!

Pay Day: The Heist Launch Party Holds Hollywood Hostage

Nerd Reactor recently got a chance to attend the Pay Day: The Heist launch party at the House of Blues in Hollywood. Many guests were on hand to try out

DC Universe Online Fortress of Solitude Update

Fans of Sony Online’s DC Universe Online and Superman will have something to look forward to very soon. The fourth major content update will feature the next tier of eight

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