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PlanetSide 2: Empire At War E3 Trailer Released

SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerThe Land of AZPosts: 16,583MMORPG.COM Staff Uncommon

Sony Online Entertainment has unveiled the E3 trailer for PlanetSide 2 and is also encouraging players to head to the official site to sign up for beta testing. Check it out!



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  • LeucentLeucent Penticton, BCPosts: 2,371Member

    TR baby!! I m happy to hear the old log in music in that video. I hope it s the theme to PS2. I can t wait for this game, most anticipated for me thats for sure.

  • atticusbcatticusbc Burlington, VTPosts: 1,069Member
    in response to their tag line: it's not how big, it's how you use it. big can still suck. still. i'm looking forward to it.
  • OpapanaxOpapanax Rochester, NYPosts: 973Member

    It's coming... Will you be there?

    PM before you report at least or you could just block.

  • volttvoltt richmondhill, ONPosts: 269Member

    looking good!!! glad i got me april issue of pcgamer for beta code

  • JakdstripperJakdstripper logan lake, BCPosts: 2,126Member Uncommon

    is this a persisent world mmo type of game or just a huge death match map with time limits (like BF3/MAG/Warhawk)?

     
  • EladiEladi ArnhemPosts: 1,100Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Jakdstripper

    is this a persisent world mmo type of game or just a huge death match map with time limits (like BF3)?

    ps2 is persistent, its a super super size map (world) whit bases that are the same size as fps maps on thier own that are conquerable by each fraction (kinda the point of the game) whitout loading screen (except when traveling from island to island or using warp games ..or however they are called)

  • cwliiascwliias Bothell, WAPosts: 31Member

    Cant wait to roleplay some space commies 

  • DragimDragim Boring, KSPosts: 867Member

    I still play PS1 currently, I can't wait for PS2!  It's going to be badass! (I hope)

    I am entitled to my opinions, misspellings, and grammatical errors.

  • gilgamesh42gilgamesh42 tampa, FLPosts: 300Member

    a sandboxish mmo shooter, man i was really looking forward to a game like this to bad its being produced by sony they just dont know how to make a free to play game. there gonna mess it up i can feel it in my bones the real question isnt  if there gonna drop the ball only when

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  • AutemOxAutemOx Fullerton, CAPosts: 1,704Member

    I'm sorry, but I am a HUGE PS fan...  And this trailer is awful.  It has some really great clips of the game hidden within it, but overall its super embarrassing.  What were they thinking??

    They would have been much better off letting some of the movie-making guilds from PS1 create a trailer for them.  There are some amazing PS1 videos out there, and I am sure we will see a ton of great PS2 videos... SOMEDAY.  This one feels cheap as s#(t.

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  • heartlessheartless Brooklyn, NYPosts: 4,993Member

    Should've just used some of TotalBiscuit's footage or something. There is some pretty amazing footage of PS2 on YouTube and this trailer was not it.

    With that said, I can't wait to play this game.

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  • blbetablbeta elkhart, INPosts: 79Member Uncommon

    Planetside 1 is still one of the best games I ever played.  I have high hopes for Planetside 2.  Since PS1 no game can compare to the scale of it.  PS 1 was 133 vs 133 vs 133 on one continent.  Most continents would take couple minutes to go from one side to the other in the fastest vehicles.  On foot you are talking 15-30 minutes in a straight line.

    I expect a lot from Planetside 2, I hope they deliver.

    The trailer was uninspiring.

     
  • LaserwolfLaserwolf Oklahoma City, OKPosts: 2,383Member

    Eh. Now I remember why I wasn't into PS1 despite being a major shooter and MMO fan. I'll wait another 5-10 years for better technology. I'm not sure how this is any different from the Free to Play Tribes game out except for the better vehicles. I want clan owned outposts and territories to defend and fight over like in Shadowbane or maybe Eve.

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  • TweFojuTweFoju Saitama & Jakarta ( current )Posts: 1,013Member Uncommon

    i might even make this my Main MMO, damn, so tough to choose which MMO would be your main in 2013

     

    So What Now?

  • MMOarQQMMOarQQ BoogalululuPosts: 636Member

    Now THIS is a proper trailer.

  • FearumFearum Cinnaminson, NJPosts: 1,166Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by MMOarQQ

    Now THIS is a proper trailer.

    That trailer was so bad that game is going fail. Who needs another fps again.

  • MarLMarL akron, OHPosts: 606Member
    Originally posted by Laserwolf

    Eh. Now I remember why I wasn't into PS1 despite being a major shooter and MMO fan. I'll wait another 5-10 years for better technology. I'm not sure how this is any different from the Free to Play Tribes game out except for the better vehicles. I want clan owned outposts and territories to defend and fight over like in Shadowbane or maybe Eve.

    I agree ... I hated that nobody could own anything, but it will still be f2p and massive battles.

    Own, Mine, Defend, Attack, 24/7

  • AlexTaldrenAlexTaldren Washington, DC, MDPosts: 21Member

    Sorry, but only an idiot wouldn't like this game, nor appreciate it for it's refreshing take on just about everything. In a world of regurgitated shit video games, this is one of the few that stands out.

  • FaynthFaynth Neunkirchen-SeelscheidPosts: 237Member
    Originally posted by Fearum
    Originally posted by MMOarQQ

    Now THIS is a proper trailer.

    That trailer was so bad that game is going fail. Who needs another fps again.

    Bad troll is bad.

  • mrw0lfmrw0lf LondonPosts: 2,269Member
    Originally posted by Laserwolf

    Eh. Now I remember why I wasn't into PS1 despite being a major shooter and MMO fan. I'll wait another 5-10 years for better technology. I'm not sure how this is any different from the Free to Play Tribes game out except for the better vehicles. I want clan owned outposts and territories to defend and fight over like in Shadowbane or maybe Eve.

    You can't see the difference between tribes and this? You're a 'major shooter and MMO fan'? Seriously they have a gun you shoot, it ends there.

    There are things I'd like to know such as;

    discussion of only 3 conts at launch, a pop limit at best of 2k, so how does that work.

    No cert limit per character, extending certs for me killed a lot of the release PS. The abslute necessity to specialise and group so that you could play the game was awesome. A 'jack-of-all-trades-in-the-end' character progression takes from the community and reward aspects of the game. Go on ps now, so many soloers and they can all do everything.

    XP boosters, here's the thing, why? They keep saying it doesn't matter, they're not selling power... then why sell this? Because they know it will sell like shit of a shovel, in a competative pvp environment xp will be power saying it's not is just a lie.

    I'd like more info on radar, infiltrators, dark light etc, probably just look this up somewhere tbh

    Then there's the thing which was missing from ps1 a decent command structure with proper tools, I've seen info on mission creation which is a step in the right direction but what else?

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  • CaldrinCaldrin CwmbranPosts: 4,533Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Laserwolf

    Eh. Now I remember why I wasn't into PS1 despite being a major shooter and MMO fan. I'll wait another 5-10 years for better technology. I'm not sure how this is any different from the Free to Play Tribes game out except for the better vehicles. I want clan owned outposts and territories to defend and fight over like in Shadowbane or maybe Eve.

    Your gonna wait another 5-10 for what?

    Also what do you mean your not sure how its any different from tribes ? Tribes is very similar to normal fps MP games each time you start a game its a new match.. nothing persistant about the world at all..

     

    PS1 and PS2 has a large open persistant world you join a side and work towards world domination.. Sure you cant own territory as a single clan but your side can own the territory and you will ahve to defend it and attack enemy owned territory..

     

    I think you need to take a look into the game before making comments really..

  • IAmMMOIAmMMO LondonPosts: 1,332Member Uncommon

    Vanu for life!  I look forward to meeting my old foe on the battliefield once again! *grabs Pulsar & Lancer and gets into Magmower with an evil grin*

  • darkpearldarkpearl blankenbergePosts: 7Member

    lets hope the hitboxes are smaller then in the first one :D

  • TealaTeala SomewherePosts: 7,430Member Uncommon

    The animations looked really stiff.   Hope that gets ironed out before it goes live.

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  • RemyVorenderRemyVorender Riverside, RIPosts: 3,265Member Uncommon
    Even though this game is F2P, watching the trailer brought back some great memories.

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