Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced that it is celebrating the 13th anniversary of its landmark massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), EverQuest (EQ), by transitioning the game to a free-to-play model. Recently inducted into the GDC Online Awards’ Hall of Fame, EverQuest now offers a variety of options that cater to players’ different needs and preferences so they can choose to play the game in a way that suits them best — such as recurring vs. non-recurring subscriptions and Free through Gold memberships. "Through 18 successful expansions and countless other game updates, EverQuest has forged its place in … Continue reading EverQuest Officially Becomes Free To Play →
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced that it is now accepting applications and submissions for its 2012 Gamers in Real Life (G.I.R.L.) Game Design Competition. Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the G.I.R.L. Scholarship prides itself as being an active catalyst for inspiring women’s involvement in the video game industry, as well as for providing an open gateway for those pursuing careers in the field of creative and applied arts. Since its inception in 2008, the G.I.R.L. program has granted scholarships to four winners through its annual "Game Design Competition," each of whom has made an impact within the gaming and … Continue reading Sony Online Open For G.I.R.L. Scholarship Applications →
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced that the third downloadable content (DLC) pack for DC Universe Online (DCUO), The Battle for Earth, will soon be available for download on the PC and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system. Featuring the new Earth Powers power set and a wealth of new adventures to take on with friends, the new DLC pack throws players in to the ultimate battle with Brainiac and introduces a shocking new threat to the Universe. "With The Battle for Earth one war will come to a head, while another begins as we introduce a new chapter to … Continue reading DC Universe Online Expands →
The Time Waster finds its own time wasted with Rochard. Billy was looking forward to this one and he’s not a happy generic camper from generic-town. Watch him be disappointed right here and now…in the Weekly Time Waster.
Sony has confirmed that its PlayStation Network, alongside the Sony Entertainment Network and Sony Online Entertainment, has been attacked by hackers for the second time. Around 93,000 accounts have been compromised, putting it on a much smaller scale than the PSN hack earlier this year. According to Sony, no credit card data was stolen and it will reimburse anyone if credit is debited from their account. In a statement Sony said, "As a preventative measure, we are requiring secure password resets for those PSN/SEN accounts that had both a sign-in ID and password match through this attempt. "If you are … Continue reading Hackers Hit PSN Again →
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced the first downloadable content (DLC) pack for DC Universe Online (DCUO), "Fight for the Light" is now available. Featuring favorite DC Universe hero, Green Lantern and the introduction of the game’s seventh power set, Light, the new DLC pack is now available for download on both the PC and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system. In times of great need, the Green Lantern and Sinestro Corps can give out "reservist rings" to worthy heroes or enthusiastic villains who will help restore the balance of the universe for their side; these players can be deputized … Continue reading Green Lantern Joins DC Heroes →
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) announced today that restoration of its game services will begin today. The phased restoration will include the return of nearly all of SOE’s portfolio of online games, the reinstatement of SOE’s game forums and websites, and added functionality to require players to reset their passwords. As the result of a criminal cyber-attack on the company’s network, SOE shut down its game services in order for the company to undertake an investigation and incorporate rigorous enhancements to the overall security of the network infrastructure. SOE worked with several outside respected security firms during the course of … Continue reading Sony Restores Online Network →
Mark your calendars and get ready to celebrate this summer at Sony Online Entertainment (SOE)’s annual Fan Faire event with your fellow gamers and the creators of your favorite SOE games! Fan Faire is the prime time to meet up with old friends and make plenty of new ones while getting a behind-the-scenes look at your favorite SOE titles, participate in live game tournaments, experience live quests, attend developer panels and more! WHEN: July 7-9, 2011 WHERE: Bally’s Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada All-Access passes to the expanded SOE Fan Faire are now available for purchase at the early bird price … Continue reading Registration Opens For Sony Fan Fair →
Acceleration of Suguri X Edition features adorable little Chibi anime girls battling to the death in hyper-spastic over-the-top killer combat on the PlayStation Network.
The Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventure game is free to play, but to get any of the really cool gear you will need to spend some real money. Whether it’s worth it or not is up to you.