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John Smedley steps down as CEO of Daybreak, will remain with the company

John Smedley has stepped down as CEO and president of Daybreak Game Company, though company representatives say he is taking a break, and will remain with Daybreak in a different role in the future.

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EverQuest on an Xbox? That might happen, with Sony’s online shop going indie

A New York-based investment management firm acquired Sony Online Entertainment, turning franchises like H1Z1, EverQuest, and others into indie games.

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PlanetSide 2’s sprawling, intercontinental multiplayer comes to PS4 in January 2015

Free-to-play, massively multiplayer shooter PlanetSide 2 is confirmed to be entering a closed beta for the PlayStation 4 in the middle of January, 2015. Players can sign up now.

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Beta sign-ups are now open for PlanetSide 2 on PlayStation 4

Massively multiplayer online shooter PlanetSide 2 is coming to PlayStation 4 and you can sign up now to participate in a closed beta on the game's website.

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Check out an hour of gameplay from the PlayStation 4 zombie MMO, H1Z1

Sony Online Entertainment devs stream roughly an hour's worth of footage from the upcoming DayZ-inspired zombie MMO, H1Z1, which is coming to PS4 and Windows. The game launches soon via Steam Early Access.

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‘EverQuest Next Landmark’ brings user-created content into an MMO world

We try out the building tools Sony Online Entertainment created for gamers and developers alike to use in filling out the user-created Norrath-like world in EverQuest Next Landmark.

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‘EverQuest Next Landmark’ beta launches in March 2014, tiered pricing revealed

Sony Online Entertainment confirms the launch dates for EverQuest Next Landmark's alpha and closed beta testing periods. An assortment of pre-order packs are available that will grant buyers access to the game in early 2014.

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‘PlanetSide 2’ brings the lessons of its predecessor to eSports engagements

'PlanetSide 2' creative director discusses the vision of bringing the massively multiplayer first-person shooter in the competitive world of eSports with the addition of Battle Islands and cross-continent play.

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‘DC Universe Online’s’ executive producer talks moving to the PS4

DC Universe Online keeps rolling out new content, and the game will be coming to the PlayStation 4 with some new innovations.

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Planetside 2’s next patch squashes bugs and boosts firepower

Sony Online Entertainment creative director Matt Higby has exposed January's Planetside 2 patch while also offering an ongoing commitment to continuously improve the firm's flagship online shooter.

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Planetside 2 cheaters beware, Sony Online Entertainment is coming for you

In an effort to prove its dedication to fair play in the newly released Planetside 2, Sony Online Entertainment has vowed to aggressively pursue cheaters, to the point where the head of the company is calling them out by name on Twitter.

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Sony Online Entertainment bans all mods from Planetside 2

We hope you enjoy how Planetside 2 looks, sounds and plays, because Sony Online Entertainment has no intention of allowing you (or anyone else) to change it.

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Planetside 2 beta adds in-game Twitch streaming

This weekend the Planetside 2 beta client will be updated with a button that offers players the ability to live-stream their gameplay via Twitch.

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Sony Online Entertainment reveals Planetside 2 release date

It's official: Planetside 2 is only about a month away from release.

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Digital Blend: The Force is with Angry Birds and George Washington becomes a king

Welcome to Digital Blend, your one-stop-shop for coverage and recommendations of all things relating to mobile gaming, digital marketplaces, and indie titles (for the week ending October 7).

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