The studio that made the SOCOM series went kaput in early 2012. Its alumni re-formed into Special Operations Forces Studios and now bring you H-Hour: World's Elite, which as this video shows, is right in their wheelhouse of third-person tactical military shooters.
Womp, womp: Sony has announced that SOCOM 4 and MAG, the two military shooters that never quite managed to become as successful as they would've liked, will be losing online multiplayer support early next year.
Zipper Interactive, a first-party Sony studio responsible for the creation of the SOCOM series and PS3 shooter MAG, is in the process of being shut down, according to Kotaku sources.
Our previous glimpses at Zipper Interactive's Handheld social shooter focused on Unit 13's firefights and social network elements. But a new demo video from the CES floor focuses on the sneakier side of thing in by highlighting the military action title's Covert missions. The actual gameplay starts at about 2:26.…
People love Nathan Drake. And it's safe to say that Uncharted: Golden Abyss will be the premiere adventure title for the Vita. However, it's looking like Unit 13—from Zipper Interactive, the developer behind SOCOM and MAG—will be the one you'll want to sate that thirst for Rainbow Six-style antics.
Here's a look at the upcoming portable from the makers of the SOCOM games. You'll see how the same kind of tactical focus has been revisited and rebuilt for a portable and more social experience, as previously noted by our own Stephen Totilo. With the fact that the Vita's a dual-stick handheld, this could be a…
Unit 13 is the new shooter from Zipper Interactive, the studio behind most of the SOCOM games.
Zipper Interactive is bringing the full weight of their shooter expertise to bear on the PlayStation Vita early next year with Unit 13, a competitive and cooperative third-person shooter custom made for Sony's touchy handheld.
Zipper Interactive has released a new DLC pack for SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy Seals. The "Pro Assault Pack" includes three new maps and two new guns—and is absolutely free, for registered SOCOM Pro members. [SOCOM Blog]
Scuttlebutt has it that the Sony Computer Entertainment studio Zipper Interactive, maker of combat shooters MAG and the SOCOM series, lost several employees in a round of layoffs today. Reached for comment, a Sony spokesperson confirmed layoffs at Zipper, characterizing them as "normal business practice and a result…
Slinking through shadows solo, tossing bullet casings to distract, hiding bodies: SOCOM 4's few stealth levels offer a completely new take on the 9-year-old squad-based shooter series.
Players picking up SOCOM 4 for the PlayStation 3 on April 19 get a bonus in the form of early access to the Resistance 3 beta test. Just make sure the front of the box looks like this.
War video games let us pretend we're in movies. They may let us pretend we're in actual war, but come on, not really.
SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy Seals is an upcoming tactical shooter for the PS3 that is in multiplayer beta. Want to know a good tactic? Use the shotgun.
Sony gives SOCOM fans a chance to gear up for the new age of motion-controlled shooters with the $150 Full Deployment Edition of SOCOM 4. What's inside?
SOCOM is a series that's all about cooperation, and in SOCOM 4 Zipper Interactive hands control of cooperative online multiplayer missions to the players, giving them free reign to create custom co-op campaigns.
The new SOCOM is like a lot of other sequels these days. It's changed just enough to worry fans of the older games, changed just enough to take a crack at a more popular competitor. SOCOM, meet Call of Duty.
Perhaps you want to get more use out of that 3D television or your PlayStation Move controller. Perhaps you simply just like the Killzone series. Or perhaps you want to play SOCOM 4 before it's released.