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12.08.14
H1Z1 talks about the details of animations in new video
12.08.14

H1Z1 talks about the details of animations in new video

You probably don't spend a whole lot of time thinking about the animations of your favorite game, b...

By E. Lefebvre,   12.08.14
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12.05.14
Console popularity powers DC Universe Online past 18M registered players
12.05.14

Console popularity powers DC Universe Online past 18M registered players

Eighteen million sets of eyeballs on your MMO is no number to dismiss, and SOE is definitely glad t...

By J. Olivetti,   12.05.14
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11.22.14
H1Z1 dev vid talks cities, barricades, and more
11.22.14

H1Z1 dev vid talks cities, barricades, and more

SOE has published another H1Z1 dev spotlight vid. Environment artist Ruby Opfer is your host, and...

By J. Reahard,   11.22.14
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11.09.14
Norrathian Notebook:  Talking EverQuest II's 10th anniversary with Holly Longdale
11.09.14

Norrathian Notebook: Talking EverQuest II's 10th anniversary with Holly Longdale

The big 1-0. EverQuest II has just joined the ranks of games in their double digits; today marks th...

By MJ Guthrie,   11.09.14
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10.31.14
H1Z1's audio is a key part of its immersion
10.31.14

H1Z1's audio is a key part of its immersion

When done right, you hardly ever consciously acknowledge a game's sound, but when it's missing or d...

By J. Olivetti,   10.31.14
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10.03.14
H1Z1's senior designer on item degradation, crafting, and more
10.03.14

H1Z1's senior designer on item degradation, crafting, and more

SOE has released a new H1Z1 dev spotlight video. The dev in question is one Paul Carrico, senior ga...

By J. Reahard,   10.03.14
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10.01.14
PlanetSide 2: Tramell Isaac out, Bill Yeatts in
10.01.14

PlanetSide 2: Tramell Isaac out, Bill Yeatts in

PlanetSide 2 is losing one of the most public faces of its team but will be replacing him with anot...

By J. Olivetti,   10.01.14
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09.29.14
How 'feel' trumps realism in H1Z1's weapon design
09.29.14

How 'feel' trumps realism in H1Z1's weapon design

H1Z1 Senior Game Designer Jimmy Whisenhunt has penned another dev blog about SOE's inbound survival...

By B. Royce,   09.29.14
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09.26.14
How graphics will help H1Z1 set a creepy mood
09.26.14

How graphics will help H1Z1 set a creepy mood

Do you care a whole lot about graphical fidelity when you're running away from shooting zombies in...

By B. Royce,   09.26.14
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