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MAG & SOCOM PS3 servers shutting down

With one deft tweet, fans of Sony's exclusive strategical shooters might be disappointed. The official PlayStation Twitter announced that, "Online multiplayer services for MAG, SOCOM Confrontation, and SOCOM 4 will be ending on 01/28/14." I...

 
 
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Zipper talks SOCOM 4: Lessons learned from MAG

Between the development of the 2006 PSP title SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo 2 and the upcoming SOCOM 4, Zipper Interactive released one game: MAG, which launched just over one year ago to critical acclaim. That ambitious shooter set a new standard ...

 
 
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MAG 2.0 with PlayStation Move support is good to go

Did you get a PlayStation Move setup? I'm just now getting into mine, but I'm impressed with it so far and I'm looking forward to more series gaming experiences with it. Maybe this new MAG "2.0" patch is the ticket. The patch, which is now ...

 
 
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Demon's Souls, MAG and more go PS3 'Greatest Hits'

Sony has announced that it's added a slew of games to its "Greatest Hits" line-up today, pricing them all at $29.99. The following titles should now be available at retail for your buying pleasure at the discounted "Greatest Hits" pricing: ...

 
 
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MAG is getting a huge update next month

The MAG blog has updated with information on the largest update yet for the PlayStation 3-exclusive shooter. After gathering data and feedback from their new beta program (which has players testing potential content for the retail game...

 
 
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Walmart thinks it's going to be selling a MAG sequel

According a Walmart.com listing, the big box retailer is willing and ready to take you cash for the sequel to Zipper Interactive's ambitious PlayStation 3 shooter, MAG. A listing has popped up online for MAG 2, with no release date or real ...

 
 
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M.A.G. playable with Move and DualShock at the same time

So we knew that M.A.G. would be getting move support, and an easy to develop assumption from that fact is that people playing with Move would be at an advantage over those playing with a DualShock. The precision (or lack thereof depending o...

 
 
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MAG gets Move support, new Beta program announced

Zipper is bringing Move controls to MAG this fall! You are either really excited by this or just don't care and will continue to use the regular controller! It's not mentioned in the update, but I'm curious to see if people with the Move co...

 
 
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Details emerge on MAG patch 1.07

I've been told that there are a lot of Dtoiders who love MAG. If I could commit myself to a multiplayer first-person shooter (or had any skill at them), I'd probably join in on the fun. The persistent world it features is highly appealing t...

 
 
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Future MAG DLC will see all three factions on one map

Zipper isn't planning on stopping all the support they're giving to MAG anytime soon. The developers have a number of new content coming down the line, most of which will all be free. One of the biggest requests from the community is for th...

 
 
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Returning to MAG with Interdiction DLC

When MAG launched this year, players were impressed with large 256 player battles and the epic scale of the factions at play. Sure, the game was criticized for some stiff animations and whether or not the game could live up to it's ambitiou...

 
 
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MAG: Over one billion kills and counting

It's only been around five months since MAG was released and there's already been over one billion kills to date. Over 1.7 million PSN users have waged battle in more than 930,000 matches online in order to achieve these insane numbers in s...

 
 
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Info on upcoming MAG update to arrive before E3

Well, I know there's a bunch of MAG players on Dtoid after it was vociferously pointed out to me last time I mentioned the game. So that's cool. There be changes coming to the game and long-awaited info on what that will consist of is impen...

 
 
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Future MAG DLC may include new mode, extra character slot

Ahh, surveys. They're fascinating glimpses into the ideas that a company is considering. Joystiq reports that Sony has been floating one around asking about potential additions to Zipper Interactive's hugongous FPS, MAG. What additions migh...

 
 
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MAG 'Fast Attack Gear Pack' announced, hits next week

A new weapon and a fresh change of armor are coming to each of MAG's factions. In a recent post on the official PS blog, Zipper Interactive unveiled the "Fast Attack Gear Pack," a free DLC add-on that adds one sparkling "special edition" sn...

 
 
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These overhead map views for MAG could come in handy

Taking a look at MAG's maps from a bird's-eye view shouldn't be this interesting. But here we are! Much like sticking your face against a long-uncleaned airplane window to gaze down upon the world, there's something about these pictures tha...

 
 
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MAG getting free DLC next week

Free DLC?! UNHEARD OF!!! Zipper Interactive announced on the PlayStation Blog that MAG will be receiving its first DLC pack next week, and it's going to be free! The "Trooper Gear Pack" will include flashbang grenades, two new uniforms, and...

 
 
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GameStop doing dual MAG/Mass Effect 2 midnight launches

Upwards of 2,500 GameStops across the US will be absolutely out of control on Monday, January 25 thanks to combined Mass Effect 2/MAG midnight launch events. With two high-profile games being sold on the same night, you can be sure fans of ...

 
 
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New MAG commercial: It only does 256 players

I really dig the "It Only Does..." PlayStation 3 commercials. Sony had some duds before this campaign, but this series has been pretty funny. And they actually show game footage, which is...you know, nice. Maybe I'm a bit biased, as Destru...

 
 
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Kill 255 of your closest friends in the MAG beta today

Just a quick little reminder that the MAG beta officially opens to the public today. If you planned ahead and downloaded the files during the few weeks that they've been available, you're all set to log on and start kicking some ass. O...

 
 
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Sony invites you to play MAG next week in Las Vegas

The Sony PlayStation Blog invites you to join them for a night of drugs, sex and MAG! So long as you're over 18, you can meet them at the Aria Hotel at CityCenter in Las Vegas next Thursday. You'll be able to play the final PSN beta for MAG...

 
 
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MAG goes gold, beta opening to everyone with a PS3

Sony has announced that Zipper Interactive's "OMFG there are 256 people playing at once" first-person shooter, MAG, has gone gold. That's right, it's done -- the game hits North America on January 26. More good news is that the beta, called...

 
 
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Breaking: MAG has red blood puffs

MAG has received a tame “Teen” rating from the ESRB.According the Ratings Summary provided by the watchdog via its official Web site, the most graphic things players will see in the game are cute (and instantaneous) clouds of re...

 
 
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Contest: MAG beta extended, win your way in (Update)

First thing's first -- Zipper Interactive has announced that its beta program for the massive online PlayStation 3 exclusive shooter MAG has been extended. It was originally scheduled to end on November 23, but that's so last week. "MA...

 
 




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