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PS4 will get DC Universe Online and PlanetSide 2


There's plenty more where that came from
Jun 05
Sony Online Entertainment will be represented on the PlayStation 4 with the likes of PlanetSide 2 and DC Universe Online. "DCUO was the first MMO available for PlayStation 3, and its thriving community is proof that we can c... read
PlanetSide 2

PlanetSide 2's latest update introduces new assault buggy


It's called the Harasser
May 03
Game Update 08 is now live in PlanetSide 2. The update introduces a brand new vehicle called the Harasser Assault Buggy which lets up to three players cruise around on the map. There's a 360 degree turret mounted to the top,... read
SOE

SOE's internal games will all use PlanetSide 2's engine


The company 'can easily pump out new MMOs in the future'
Apr 08
Even if you haven't played PlanetSide 2, the sheer scale of it all matched with the visual fidelity is fairly impressive. Of course, it helps that there is a good game to back up the MMO's looks. The engine that made PS2 ... read
NVIDIA cards

NVIDIA offering free-to-play game credit with video cards


PlanetSide 2, Hawken, and World of Tanks
Feb 11
Those in the market for a graphics card might want to take NVIDIA up on its new offer, which throws in $75 to $150 worth of free-to-play currency with select purchases. For the GeForce GTX 650 / 650 Ti, the company will inclu... read
MLG

PlanetSide 2 competition heats up with MLG partnership


Year-long collaboration between SOE and MLG
Jan 25
Sony Online Entertainment and Major League Gaming have announced a new partnership to bring free-to-play MMO first-person shooter PlanetSide 2 closer to the latter organization's audience of competitive gamers. In the coming ... read

PlanetSide 2 getting some good fixes this month


January 30th, mark your calendars!
Jan 11
PlanetSide 2 is going to get a little bit sweeter at the end of this month, courtesy of Sony Online Entertainment. The patch will hit January 30 and contain a lot of pleasant fixes for the game. You can read about them a... read

All hail PlanetSide 2's Vanu Sovereignty!


All other factions are totally lame
Dec 11
It's no secret that Vanu Sovereignty is the best faction in PlanetSide 2. I mean c'mon, they're purple and have energy weapons. You were aware that purple is the color of royalty, right? Meanwhile, red and black are colors a... read
Unmatched scale
There are moments while playing videogames that make you step back and say "Good golly" or "Gee whiz" or even "Hot damn!" Then there are the moments that render you absolutely speechless. PlanetSide 2 offers both of these, an... read feature

Latest PlanetSide 2 trailer asks you one simple question


Can your FPS do thi-WUBWUBWUBWUBWUBWUB
Nov 26
Well, the new PlanetSide 2 trailer started out well enough. I mean, it showed off some mechs, tanks, and there was even a helicopter sighting. Alright PlanetSide 2, you have my attention. "CAN YOUR FPS DO THIS?," i... read

Friday Night Fights: Black Ops II and PlanetSide 2, too!


Nov 16
Tonight is a HUGE night for multiplayer gaming! Not only did one of the biggest multiplayer titles of the year launch this week with Call of Duty: Black Ops II, but King Foom went and challenged the developers of PlanetSide 2... read

PlanetSide 2 beta drawing to a close


So jump in now and let me kill you
Nov 14
With the launch of PlanetSide 2 close enough so that I can smell it, the beta will lamentably cease on Friday. Don't fret, however, as that's three days of large-scale combat left, and then on November 20 the game itself will... read

Black Widow Company featured in new PlanetSide 2 trailer


...wait, who's Black Widow Company?
Nov 06
PlanetSide 2 has a new trailer today, and it's all about Black Widow Company. Who are they? Beats me, but they sure do know how to put on a show. I can't really tell what was going on in the video most of the time, but ... read

The DTOID Show: Halo, Hitman, & THE MINIBOSSES!


Plus: Wii U headset thingies! Or something.
Oct 19
Today's Destructoid Show is actually very special: We had a musical guest in the studio -- The Minibosses! If you're unfamiliar, these guys cover old bleep-bloop Nintendo videogame chiptunes, except they do it using real... read

PlanetSide 2 launch set for late November


Third continent incoming
Oct 19
Some of you have undoubtedly been enjoying the PlanetSide 2 beta for a while now, but there comes a point after the initial wow factor, for any game, when you grow tired of having to deal with the annoyances of unfinished sof... read

Destructoid's PAX Prime 2012 Community Choice Winner!


Sep 04
On Friday we asked you in the community to vote for your favorite games of PAX Prime 2012. After four fun-filled days of ballot-casting and only a few thousand hanging chads, the results are in! And the winner is... read

This might sound weird, but the biggest thing that impressed me about PlanetSide 2 was the map. Don't get me wrong, the gameplay and all that's on offer is pretty great. But the scale of everything is just insane when I was ... read feature

PlanetSide 2: Death is no excuse


Jul 28
PlanetSide 2 is looking pretty damn nifty, and I can't wait to have something to mix up my free-to-play diet of Tribes and numerous RPGs. To show off the game at ChinaJoy 2012 SOE got Blur to make a CGI trailer, because noth... read

Tara Long spoke with PlanetSide 2's creative director, Matt Higby, and senior art director, Tramell Isaac, just as the show was wrapping up for the year. In this interview from the Sony Online Entertainment booth, Tara gets ... read feature

The DTOID Show: Our favorite games of E3 2012!


Jun 11
What a week it's been! DTOID and Rev3Games combined have released a total of over 40 videos since last week, with 18 more to come over the next few days. Needless to say, we're exhausted, so before we left the beautiful smog... read

Ryan Perez, Patrick Hancock, and I all got about 30 minutes of hands-on time with PlanetSide 2 earlier today. As a free-to-play MMOFPS from Sony Online Entertainment, PlanetSide 2 is set to enter a rapidly crowding market. Wh... read feature

Getting down with the Wagner in PlanetSide 2


May 26
Sony Online Entertainment is getting ready to get epic yet again with their upcoming MMOFPS PlanetSide 2. They claim thousands of players will be able to take part in enormous ground and air battles across massive contin... read

First-person shooters lend themselves incredibly well to vast, open environments, so it's almost criminal that we don't have more games taking that to the level the original PlanetSide did. A normal session of gameplay involv... read feature

PlanetSide 2 introduces the Sky Lance


Feb 25
  MMOs are so vast and laden with content that it's sometimes easy to forget how much work goes into individual objects. PlanetSide 2 Senior artist, Roel Jovellanos, walks us through one of his designs, a prototype anti-... read

That's So MMO!: Wee Warriors


Sep 17
Howdy, MMO cowpunchers! I was waylaid by an exploding snake trap last week and was unable to join you. That means we’ve got some catching up to do. Let’s get down and dirty with the week in MMO news!   read

New PlanetSide 2 screenshots and concept art


Aug 21
People in space shooting each other. Do I really need to say anything else? PlanetSide 2 is an open-world, massively multiplayer, first-person shooter (we need a catchy acronym for that) from Sony Online Entertainment. Sony j... read

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New Destructoid Episode: Battlefield Reefer Madness Leak!


Jul 08
Happy Friday, Destructoid readers! Before you head out to your local pub or sporting event, why not take approximately 13 minutes and 27 seconds out of your day first to catch up on some video game news? First up on tonigh... read

It's been eight years since Sony Online Entertainment first shipped its massively multiplayer online first person shooter PlanetSide. It was a game ahead of the curve in terms of its scale, and has yet to truly been rivaled i... read feature







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