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Maybe Sony does get digital: the case for the defence
Last week, I wrote that Sony didn't understand the threat that it faces. This week, I put the opposite case: that Sony's experiments and product launches shows that it understands the issues, and is making valiant attempts...
- Posted 787 days ago
Sony’s decision to lock DC Universe Online accounts to a physical disc will cost it customers and lots of revenue
Sony recently tried to break into the MMO genre on console with the high-profile launch of DC Universe Online. It’s an interesting experiment in making an MMO work on the console platform, and paves the way for...
- Posted 816 days ago
Sony Online Entertainment is the latest company to reduce headcount
Despite the successful launch of Free Realms, Sony Online Entertainment, publisher of Everquest,has decided to reduce headcount by 5%. 41 of the company’s 800-odd staff will be affected by the layoffs. (via IndustryGamers)
- Posted 1399 days ago
Matrix Online to shut down
Proving how difficult it is to maintain an MMO, Sony Online Entertainment has announced that it is to close down Matrix Online at the end of July 2009. Clearly, the Matrix is no longer as powerful a...
- Posted 1448 days ago
SOE acquires Octopi, strengthens trading card activities
Sony Online Entertainment has acquired PoxNora, a trading card/online strategy game. PoxNora is a intriguing hybrid of collectible card-game and turn-based strategy. It looks to me like a cross between Heroes of Might and Magic and Magic: the Gathering....
- Posted 1580 days ago