SOCOM Confrontation Server Updates, Patches Coming

Seth Luisi, Director of Development at SCEA, made an announcement on the SOCOM Confrontation official website yesterday saying he's quite thrilled by the consumer response for the game since its launch, with players averaging 3.1 hours per person and over 300,000 player hours daily. Of course this has come at a cost,… » 10/21/08 11:00am 10/21/08 11:00am

SOCOM: Confrontation Patch Won't Fix All

The SOCOM: Confrontation » 9/09/08 9:20am 9/09/08 9:20am public beta smooth. Good thing it's a beta. And good thing it's getting patched today with 8:00 AM EST — server maintenance will take 1.5 hours. But the Public Beta 1.10 Patch isn't a cure-all. According to the Online Team: "The server maintenance and patch are not meant to address all…

SOCOM Beta Collapses Under Weight Of SOCOM Beta Testers

There's loads » 9/09/08 12:30am 9/09/08 12:30am of people with codes to the SOCOM: Confrontation beta, all lined up waiting to get into the thing. I should know, I'm one of them. should know, however, that you're going to need to be a little patient, as the sheer weight of users jumping into beta has caused the whole thing to come crashing down.…

PS3 Headset Dated, Priced For The US

We know the deal with Japan and the official Bluetooth PS3 headset » 9/03/08 10:20pm 9/03/08 10:20pm, but that's of only trivial interest to most of you. Of a more direct interest should be the US details, which Sony have divulged today. The headset will, aside from launching in a bundle with SOCOM: Confrontation, also be sold individually, and will…

Will the Real New Socom: Confrontation Screens Please Stand Up?

When I got those Socom: Confrontation screens yesterday » 8/26/08 6:40pm 8/26/08 6:40pm I knew something wasn't right. In fact, I had to look to make sure the game wasn't also coming out on PSP. Turns out we received some older images accidentally from Sony. Today we got the real new ones and boy does the game look good! This is the high resolution…

UPDATE: New Socom: Confrontation Screens

For your viewing pleasure we have some Socom: Confrontation screenshots. Hey at least come October you won't have to play the game your knees. » 8/25/08 3:00pm 8/25/08 3:00pm Maybe this is a bad batch of scans but these screens well, don't look very PS3 like. Regardless, the game will focus on online play and like most Socom games, should be a blast.

Wanna Play SOCOM At Games Convention? On Your Knees, Boy!

Sony's game stations at Games Convention rarely fail to impress. Last year, SCEE had installed a dozen non-working gold plated toilets » 8/21/08 3:40pm 8/21/08 3:40pm, each with a PSP in front for maximizing that feeling of being at home. This year, no toilets. But the play area certainly feels more authentic, as it requires PlayStation 3 fans to…

SOCOM Beta Kicks Off in Sept, How You Can Get In

The SOCOM Confrontation public beta is set to run for the entire month of September, the developers announced today, and there are two ways you can get into it. Gamers can land entry to the public beta by preodering a copy of the game at GameStop, which will also give them two keys to the beta to share. They can also… » 8/07/08 1:00pm 8/07/08 1:00pm

Yeah, SOCOM On PS3 Has Been Delayed

We were resigned to the fact once retailers started pushing their release dates back to mid-October, but the dev team have gone and made it official, announcing that SOCOM Confrontation has been delayed until October 14. The usual short-term delay reasons are apparent - a desire to add a little more spit, a little more … » 7/04/08 2:00pm 7/04/08 2:00pm

SOCOM Confrontation: Sixaxis, Running and Armor Bring Slight Changes

It doesn't look like there will be a whole lotta new coming to SOCOM Confrontation when the online-only shooter hits the PlayStation 3 in September. Sure, you're going to get new maps, and lots more detailed graphics, but if you were hoping for some paradigm shift, some major change in the way you play the popular… » 5/20/08 11:00am 5/20/08 11:00am