Daybreak Game Company Says It Was Never Owned By Columbus Nova

Daybreak Game Company Says It Was Never Owned By Columbus Nova

Remember when Sony Online Entertainment was purchased by Columbus Nova and rebranded Daybreak Game Company? No you don’t, because it never happened. That’s the stunning…

Top 5 Free-to-Play Games That Ended Up Buy-to-Play

Top 5 Free-to-Play Games That Ended Up Buy-to-Play

What do you think when an upcoming game is announced as free-to-play? For some people, that’s great news. For others, it puts a big red…

Is H1Z1 Headed (Back) To Free-To-Play? We Don’t Think So

Is H1Z1 Headed (Back) To Free-To-Play? We Don’t Think So

UPDATE, 3/8: Welp. Original article: Several news sites are reporting that H1Z1, Daybreak Games’ battle royale title, has lost a huge chunk of its player…

DC Universe Online Celebrates Seven Years, Has Free Gifts For All

DC Universe Online Celebrates Seven Years, Has Free Gifts For All

Seven years is a long time in comics. 2011 was the year DC Comics tried its “New 52” gimmick, Joe Quesada was replaced by Axel…

Dragon’s Prophet Successor Savage Hunt Supposedly Launching Tomorrow

Dragon’s Prophet Successor Savage Hunt Supposedly Launching Tomorrow

Dragon’s Prophet is coming back! We think … The free-to-play MMORPG, which was published by Sony Online Entertainment/Daybreak Game Company and shut down two years…

Storybricks CEO Reveals EverQuest Next Design Proposals

Storybricks CEO Reveals EverQuest Next Design Proposals

Oh, EverQuest Next, will you never cease to torment us? Rodolfo Rosini, CEO of Storybricks, the company tasked with providing much of the AI for…

Daybreak Shutting Down Original PlanetSide (And Legends of Norrath)

Daybreak Shutting Down Original PlanetSide (And Legends of Norrath)

PlanetSide was already getting pretty long in the tooth when its sequel, PlanetSide 2, launched in late 2012, and going free-to-play in 2014 probably didn’t…

Three Things To Take Away From EverQuest Next’s Demise

Three Things To Take Away From EverQuest Next’s Demise

Friday’s announcement that EverQuest Next would never see the light of day sent shockwaves through the gaming industry. Fans, media, and developers all reacted to…

PlanetSide 2 Sets Guinness World Record

PlanetSide 2 Sets Guinness World Record

This past Saturday, PlanetSide 2 players rallied around an attempt to beat an almost three year old record. Organized by PlanetSideBattles and sponsored by Sony…

Word Play: H1Z1

Word Play: H1Z1

By now, you’re probably aware of what H1Z1 is: zombie survival post-apocalyptic PvP permadeath keyword keyword keyword. And you might wondering if it’s worth the…

I Need a Hero! – DC Universe Online BombLive

I Need a Hero! – DC Universe Online BombLive

Hero or villain? I haven’t decided yet, but since DC Universe Online is now 4 years old, I think it’s time to jump in and…

H1Z1 Sr. Game Designer Clarifies Airdrops, SOE Allows Refunds

H1Z1 Sr. Game Designer Clarifies Airdrops, SOE Allows Refunds

It has now been 24 hours since the early access for Sony Online Entertainment’s (SOE) zombie survival game, H1Z1, has opened up. Those 24 hours…

DCUO Turns Four: A Retrospective

DCUO Turns Four: A Retrospective

Happy birthday, DC Universe Online! SOE’s superhero MMORPG turned four years old yesterday, which for a comic book character would be long enough to encompass…

SOE’s Smedley Thinks F2P On Consoles Monetizes Well

SOE’s Smedley Thinks F2P On Consoles Monetizes Well

In a recent interview with Gamasutra, Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) President, John Smedley, spoke out about the success and challenges present when taking a free-to-play…

DCUO to Take Back Your Unused Superhero Names

DCUO to Take Back Your Unused Superhero Names

As if coming up with character names in MMOs isn’t already difficult sometimes, coming up with Superhero names can be even more difficult. If you…

PlanetSide 2 Implant Drop Rate “Adjusted,” Players Not Happy

It’s been a fun weekend to kickoff the new year for Sony Online Entertainment (SOE). By “fun” of course I mean it’s been time for…

It’s A Trap! Our Sneak Peek At Landmark’s Big End-Of-Year Update

It’s A Trap! Our Sneak Peek At Landmark’s Big End-Of-Year Update

Today’s a big day for Landmark. Or maybe tomorrow will be. Or perhaps Friday. Whenever the latest update goes live, it’ll represent the biggest chunk…

DCUO Update 43 Adds PvE Legends Mode

DCUO Update 43 Adds PvE Legends Mode

PvP players in DC Universe Online have had the PvP Legends mode available for a while now. Sony Online Entertainment is now letting PvE players…

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