Posts Tagged ‘SOE’

Daybreak Clarifies Ownership…Three Years Later

Pop quiz: Who owns Daybreak Game Company? If you answered Columbus Nova, you are as wrong as every news outlet that reported on this three years ago, including MMO Fallout. You would be forgiven for this misunderstanding considering that the news was announced from Daybreak’s PR with the headline “Columbus Nova Acquires Sony Online Entertainment,” […]

Half-Elfs Break Everquest’s Progression Server

If you’ve been waiting for Daybreak to unlock the Ragefire progression server for Everquest, you’ll be waiting a bit longer. The server has been taken down due to a bug allowing players to log in with fully-formed level 50 characters. The Daybreak team is currently looking into what caused this. Half-elf bard’s broke #Everquest. 🙁 […]

Linda “Brasse” Carlson Is Now At Trion Worlds

Linda Carlson, also known as her Everquest avatar Brasse, has been scooped up by Trion Worlds and hired as the new director of community relations. Carlson had previously worked at Sony Online Entertainment until shortly after the company was acquired by Columbus Nova and rebranded as Daybreak Game Company. We here at MMO Fallout wish […]

H1Z1 To Cheaters: Thanks For The Donations

Sony Online Entertainment has an excellent track record on fighting cheaters, to the point where in Planetside 2 many developers have thrown in the towel and given up. H1Z1, currently in early access, is looking to be no different. SOE senior game designer Jimmy Whisenhunt has posted to his Twitter account regarding a recent wave of […]

Diaries From H1Z1: The Apocalypse Cometh

Generations from now, humanity’s survivors will look back and wonder how did we fail? What caused the virus that wiped out 90% of the world’s population? Was it a plague, disease, or wrath of god? No. The fall of society came when Taylor Swift announced that she was retiring from music and would only release […]

John Smedley Defends H1Z1 Airdrops

Airdrops are sort of like H1Z1’s answer to MMO lockboxes in that they can be purchased for real money and contain random loot, except they are public and dangerous. Calling in an airdrop attracts both players and zombies alike, both groups seeking to feast upon what they might find. John Smedley took to Reddit to […]

DC Universe Online Reclaiming Inactive Names

Sony Online Entertainment has announced that inactive names will be reclaimed later this month. In a post on the official website, players have been warned that characters that have not been accessed since July 20, 2013 will have an underscore and Roman numeral attached to their names, although the account and character itself will remain […]

Planetside 2: “We Are Actually Trying To Make Money.”

John Smedley went on Twitter today to defend SOE’s decision to reduce the drop rate and effectiveness on implants to push players toward newly introduced, more powerful variants. In response to complaints that the update was a cash grab, Smedley responded via Twitter: Sorry but we are actually trying to make money. I don’t consider […]

Planetside 2 Automated Turrets Being Balanced

Sony Online Entertainment is currently planning on implementing automated turrets into Planetside 2, and is soliciting feedback via the forums and through an update set to hit the public test server in the next few weeks. Turrets will be stationary objects, likely only available to the engineer class, and the hope is to release them […]

DC Universe Previews New UI

DC Universe is set to get a makeover with the introduction of UI 2.0, and you can get a sneak peek with the following nine minute video. The new interface is designed around a PDA theme and is looking much sleeker, with various menus consolidated and much easier to navigate. Information is more organized and […]

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