Smedley

12.18.12
Smedley: MMOs are stuck in an EQ-inspired rut, 'nothing more than a movie set'
12.18.12

Smedley: MMOs are stuck in an EQ-inspired rut, 'nothing more than a movie set'

John Smedley's MMO revival tour continues, with the latest stop being an interview at Polygon. Th...

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12.14.12
Smedley on EverQuest Next and defining the next generation of MMOs
12.14.12

Smedley on EverQuest Next and defining the next generation of MMOs

The new design for EverQuest Next has recently been shared internally with SOE staff, bringing...

By E. ,   12.14.12
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12.12.12
Smedley: Social network games not in SOE's future, PlanetSide 2 doing 'very well'
12.12.12

Smedley: Social network games not in SOE's future, PlanetSide 2 doing 'very well'

How successful is PlanetSide 2? "I can't give away revenue numbers, but it is doing an order of m...

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12.07.12
The Firing Line: Banning aimbotters in the age of F2P
12.07.12

The Firing Line: Banning aimbotters in the age of F2P

Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley made headlines this week when he smacked down ha...

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12.01.12
Smedley clarifies PlanetSide 2's long-term plans: 'NPCs aren't on the table'
12.01.12

Smedley clarifies PlanetSide 2's long-term plans: 'NPCs aren't on the table'

Yesterday a bunch of game news sites reported on PlanetSide 2's ambitious long-term plans as quot...

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10.22.12
The Daily Grind: Is EverQuest a sandbox?
10.22.12

The Daily Grind: Is EverQuest a sandbox?

Our coverage of John Smedley's SOE Live keynote elicited some curious comments, chief among them...

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10.19.12
SOE Live 2012: Smedley assuages ProSiebenSat.1 concerns
10.19.12

SOE Live 2012: Smedley assuages ProSiebenSat.1 concerns

When announcing that European players can keep their accounts with Sony Online Entertainment duri...

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10.16.12
SOE's Smedley responds to ProSiebenSat.1 concerns
10.16.12

SOE's Smedley responds to ProSiebenSat.1 concerns

Earlier in the year when Sony Online Entertainment announced the move of European EverQuest II pl...

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10.11.12
GDC Online 2012: John Smedley's keynote on MMO trends and the future of gaming
10.11.12

GDC Online 2012: John Smedley's keynote on MMO trends and the future of gaming

At GDC Online this week, SOE President John Smedley gave a keynote address titled Free-to-play:...

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