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Posts tagged “John Smedley”

Smedley’s Meddling: Planetside 2 Changes Incoming

I keep forgetting that Planetside 2 is in closed beta. It's so big and busy that my brain tricks me into believing it's been launched. But there's still a lot to do, and SOE have shared the more immediate fixes with the players. SOE President John "Smed" Smedley took to the forums to outlay a bunch of upcoming changes, including some dramatic changes to the…

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PlanetSide 2, EQ Next, And SOE’s Player-Driven Future

I'm beginning to think gaming industry people don't actually know what the word "dead" means. Back in my day, it was a pretty final thing - oftentimes even considered fatal. Now, though, if something doesn't have all eyes on it, it's apparently dead and gone forever. Just ask adventure games and, oh right, that whole "entirety of PC gaming" thing. And now, with the era…

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KAPOW! DC Universe Revenue Up 700%

Just in case there were any doubt left that the owners of Lego Universe were completely bonkers to just close down their subscription game without trying a free-to-play model, DC Universe is reporting a slight increase in revenue since they made the switch. The small matter of an extra 700% per day. Eurogamer spotted that the very enthusiastic Sony Online Entertainment president, John Smedley, tweeted…

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Planetside Next Unveil At SOE Fan Faire?

Earlier in the year we were being told to look forward to a Planetside Next reveal in "March", but that month happened, and there was no new MMOFPS from Sony. They've had other things to worry about, I suppose. That might explain the recent tweet by John Smedley which said: "For all you Planetside Next fans stay tuned for a big announcement at our upcoming…

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