A Defense of Aquaman—From the Voice of Aquaman

I heard from many of you after this lip-curling, anti-Atlantean tract » 2/26/13 3:30pm 2/26/13 3:30pm last week, in which I explained my soft bigotry of no expectations of Aquaman. Your complaints were printed out, read and thrown into my fireplace to warm my home. Then I took a phone call. From the voice of Aquaman.

"Home Turf" for DC Universe Online Lets You Build Your Own Super Hideout

It's been a good long while since I last logged into DC Universe Online. I forget where I left my villain—he's probably standing in the rafters at Club L'Excellence. Home Turf, however, a DLC expansion SOE announced yesterday with this video, might get me to return. And the good news is that, despite what that trailer … » 1/24/13 11:00am 1/24/13 11:00am

Why Jim Lee Can't Reveal His True Character in DC Universe Online

Nearly everyone who plays DC Universe Online has an anecdote about spending a good hour or more in its character creation stage, fine-tuning the costume, getting the colors and powers just right, and then taking a deep breath at the name-generation screen and hoping no one's yet taken that perfect one you just thought… » 7/30/11 1:00pm 7/30/11 1:00pm

Sony Online Entertainment Finalizes Its Post-Crash Prize Patrol Plans

As the custodians of games that are completely unplayable during Sony's massive network outage, Sony Online Entertainment has an especially tough job winning back MMO players who have sat idle for 22 days and counting. SOE has now posted its full list of goodies for subscribers to nine MMOs; free subscription time,… » 5/13/11 7:30pm 5/13/11 7:30pm

Sony Online Entertainment Loses Development Chief to Zynga [Updated]

John Blakely, a nine-year veteran of Sony Online Entertainment and most recently its vice president of development, has apparently left the company for casual-games behemoth Zynga. Blakely's LinkedIn resumé has him departing SOE as of last month to become general manager at Zynga. » 5/11/11 11:04pm 5/11/11 11:04pm