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Zipper will finally return to the franchise that made it famous on April 19, the PlayStation.Blog confirms. But, if you want to get everything SOCOM 4 has to offer on day one, you'll want to pre-order at GameStop. The classic "Abandoned" map from SOCOM 1 and 2's Suppression mode is exclusively thei...

January 27th 2011 at 8:33pm 0 Comments
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Oh, MAG. You're such a sweetheart! It's your first birthday, and while customarily that means that we should be showering you with thoughtful presents and too-expensive, flowery-worded cards, you're the one who's giving gifts to us! For instance, you're increasing the game's "Happy Hour" experience...

January 25th 2011 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Yo, readers: Sony heard you like shooting, so it put a shooter in your shooter so you can shoot while you're shooting. More specifically, the publisher has announced that both regular and Helghast Edition copies of Killzone 3 will include vouchers which give early access to the SOCOM 4 multiplayer...

January 19th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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After seeing its deployment delayed into 2011 way back in July of 2010, Zipper Interactive's latest entry in the SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs franchise finally has a more tangible release date: April 2011. The date was nonchalantly dropped in a Wall Street Journal article on PlayStation Move, which the...

January 14th 2011 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Though we've been lax, nay, negligent about tending the Joystiq clan we created, we're happy to see the under-appreciated MAG still chugging along. Today fans get the 2.10 update, which allows in-game screenshots and the ability to queue for several game modes simultaneously. There's an XP bonus...

December 7th 2010 at 2:20pm 0 Comments
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The next round of MAG DLC, the Escalation pack, is set to arrive on November 2 for $9.99. The DLC adds the new Escalation mode, which some players may have tried during the recent beta. Escalation has each of the three 32-player teams attempting to take over two of three objectives. Should any team...

October 28th 2010 at 11:02pm 0 Comments
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If you need a little convincing before you think about introducing the PlayStation Move peripheral into your tightly regimented MAG strategies, you should probably check out the developer diary posted below. Don't think about it as a ball-tipped motion controller: Think of it like a marshal's baton...

October 9th 2010 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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"We can confirm that SOCOM 4 will be released in 2011," SCEA senior corporate communications director Patrick Seybold told us back in July, right after the tactical shooter had been delayed. "The team is focusing on additional features which will help to deliver the most compelling and immersive SO...

October 8th 2010 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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It's probably been a while since you rallied your clan beneath the sacred banner of your PMC of choice for a 256-player skirmish in the conflict-torn battlefields of MAG. Today's as good a day as any to call your old war buddies to arms -- Zipper Interactive has activated patch 2.0 for the game, wh...

September 30th 2010 at 12:50pm 0 Comments
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Haven't picked up a copy of PS3's massively multiplayer first person shooter, MAG? If you wait just a few more days, you'll be able to get the Greatest Hits version for only $29.99. Available on September 28th, the budget re-release comes just in time for the big 2.0 patch, which adds support for P...

September 25th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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MAG's latest patch is so significant that the developers are actually referring to it as MAG 2.0, and it's less than a month away. The developers have been working with the participants of theMAG Beta program, and a long list of suggested changes and additions have been made and are ready to be i...

September 16th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments