On May 20, 2003, Sony Online Entertainment launched PlanetSide, one of the earliest massively multiplayer first-person shooters. On July 1, 2016, Daybreak Games shut down PlanetSide for good. MMORPG.com’s Steven Messner was there to watch the sky come tumbling down.
Altis, the main island in ArmA III, is huge, but one might think it's just a big, homogenous natural environment—nothing compared to, say, GTA V. It's not like that at all: the map has its own share of unique locations, like this solar tower featured in YouTuber Kyle B's video, which is perfect for a little bit of fun.
Sandbox games are great at giving you vast worlds, but their interiors are often boring and lifeless. In ArmA III, the open-world shooter that's out for PC on September 12, at least there's an explanation.
Premiering live today at the 2012 China Digital Entertainment Expo & Conference, PlanetSide 2's 'Death is No Excuse' CGI trailer takes the spirit of Sony Online Entertainment's upcoming massively multiplayer online first-person shooter and dresses it up in a fancy coat of blood-splattered CGI. If only the game were…
The original massively multiplayer online FPS, PlanetSide, promised competitive first-person shooting on a massive scale. It got the scale right, but tech limitations made for gameplay that was a pale shadow of its more traditional shooter counterparts. With PlanetSide 2 technology has finally caught up to Sony Online…
When it comes to blowing the roof off a video game genre, one couldn't aim for a more low-hanging, flimsily constructed covering than that of the massively multiplayer online first-person shooter market.
The countdown has ended and Sony Online Entertainment has pulled back the curtain on Planetside 2, the sequel to the ambitious 2003 massively multiplayer online first-person shooter.
Yes, Webzen's massively mutliplayer online first-person shooter Huxley: The Dystopia is still a going concern, and all it takes is a Fileplanet login to get in on the closed beta action.
A bunch of half-nekkid Korean dudes got their sieg heil on in chilly downtown Seoul to promote Karma II, an MMOFPS (we're doing that abbreviation now? OK). Cue shocked and outraged onlookers? Eh, not really.