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MAG Escalation DLC Incoming Next Week

by Ernice Gilbert on October 29th, 2010, under News, Sony, Zipper Interactive

And the massive online shooter just keeps getting better. Zipper Interactive’s announced all new MAG DLC dubbed Escalation pack which will release next Tuesday.

Games Thirst Review: MAG

by Ernice Gilbert on October 12th, 2010, under Sony, Zipper Interactive

Note: This review was done by Joshua Tompkins.

Zipper Interactive, who is most known for the Socom series, has set out to do something no other company has done on consoles. MAG, which stands for Massive Action Game, is pretty much what it says it is. The game allows 256 players to play on a single map, and leads to crazy, hectic battles.

Video Thirst: MAG Dev Says PS Move Gives Him Added Edge In New Dev Diary

by Ernice Gilbert on October 7th, 2010, under News, Sony, Zipper Interactive

MAG, it’s an awesome shooter, and who else but Zipper Interactive would dream up pitting 256 players all at once in an all out intense online battle. The game’s been growing in popularity slowly but surely, and with the latest Move patch, it’s gotten even better.

It’s the subject of Sony’s new motion controller, Move, that’s caused the video below the break to come to life, with MAG level designer, Ben Jones, talking up the peripheral and how it’s given him and advantage in the massive action game.

MAG Is Now PS3 Greatest Hits Title

by Ernice Gilbert on September 27th, 2010, under Hot, News, Sony, Zipper Interactive

If you’ve been longing to get online with over a hundred of your friends to release your anger against scores of enemies, you can do that now by purchasing the 256-shooter, MAG.

Especially now that’s received the Greatest Hits treatment.

PS3 Developers Compete Against Each Other To Push The Console To New Heights

In the end, there will be only chaos, but in the beginning there was only fear. Fear that God of War III wouldn’t live up to Uncharted 2 and Killzone 2′s graphical benchmark, God of War III director, Stig Asmussen said.

Five Blockbusters Sony Failed To Properly Advertise

by Ernice Gilbert on February 6th, 2010, under Editorials, Playstation 3, Sony

Ah PS3, the console with some of the most amazing titles ever forged. FPS, Action-Adventure, RPGs, JRPGs, Platformers, MAG, Heavy Rain, All bigs games no? Indeed, Sony has managed, over the years, to bring some of the best gaming experiences to owners of its flagship console – but there’s a problem:

They don’t sell as well as they could and should. They just don’t. Sony could have made tens of millions more if only it’d put more advertising effort in some of its biggest franchises. Mind you, the giant does that for almost all of its first party games, but these five are the most outstanding.

Editorial – Zipper Must Be Applauded For Its Genre Defining Effort: MAG

by Ernice Gilbert on January 28th, 2010, under Editorials

I’ll be upfront, as humans we can sometimes be unappreciative. Not all, but a lot of us in many cases lean towards what’s negative instead of seeing the positive out of a situation. I hate to say this but the world enjoys the downfall of someone or something more that its uprising.

Zipper Producer: “MAG Is The Greatest Multiplayer Shooter I Know”

by Ernice Gilbert on January 26th, 2010, under PSN, Playstation 3

Recently Zipper Interactive held a Massive Action Game event in London, pitting American and European players against each other.

For Sony, There’s A Reason Why MAG Reviews Aren’t Out Yet

by Ernice Gilbert on January 25th, 2010, under Gaming News, Playstation 3

It’s one of the biggest shooters hitting any platform this year: MAG, Sony’s effort to garner more FPS fans to its black behemoth. The game’s release date, January 26th is speedily approaching however we none in the media have received a review copy.

Laughter Thirst: It Only Does 256 Players Massive Action Game Commercial

by Ernice Gilbert on January 22nd, 2010, under Video Thirst, Videos

Ah, another “it only does everything” ad from Sony, this time the hardware giant is advertising it’s upcoming groundbreaking online shooter: MAG, watch it after the jump.

Very funny one I might add, so prepare to get your laughter thirst quenched.

Not Too Sure About Getting A PS3? MAG Will Make You Buy One Says Sony

by Ernice Gilbert on January 13th, 2010, under Playstation 3

MAG, the 256 online first person shooter will be available later this month. Sony believes the title is so good that if you don’t own a PS3, MAG will be your reason to buy one; big talk.

Sony Trademarks “Cloudsurf”

by Ernice Gilbert on January 5th, 2010, under PSN, Playstation 3

Might Sony be moving towards cloud gaming sooner than we think? We’ll leave the speculation to you.

MAG Beta Crashed On Day One

by Ernice Gilbert on January 5th, 2010, under Articles, Playstation 3

This cannot be a good feeling for the guys at Zipper Interactive; scrambling to get things in order, cussing at themselves for underestimating the sheer amount of people who’d be participating, and sending out press releases to stave off impending damage to their good reputation.