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Zipper Interactive Shutting Down
The rumors were true: Zipper Interactive is closing its doors for good. Today Sony confirmed that they're shuttering the studio, best known for creating the PlayStation exclusive shooter series. The company has about 80 employees.
SOCOM Developer Shutting Down?
Zipper Interactive, creator of the SOCOM military shooter series, may be closing its doors soon. A new report suggests that Sony, who owns Zipper, is planning to shut it down due to unknown reasons.
SOCOM 4 Demolition Mode, Evac Co-op DLC Announced
Zipper Interactive revealed not one, but two, downloadable content packs are coming to their PS3 shooter SOCOM 4. The first, bringing back the popular Demolition game mode from previous SOCOM titles, will be released today for $9.99.
SOCOM 4 Dev Doc: Inspirational Music Score Takes Center Stage
Zipper Interactive isn’t just aiming to make another military shooter, they’re aiming to land the whole blockbuster experience and then some. One important piece of the game happens to be the music score and the new developer documentary explains just what sort of sound the composer was going for.
SOCOM 4 Dev Doc Covers The Tension Of Single-Player
The developers behind SOCOM 4 are working hard to convey an authentic military experience that not only enhances what players have experienced in previous SOCOM games, but to also offer up a brand new narrative that borrows a little bit from the Modern Warfare, blockbuster movie angle.
SOCOM 4 Open Beta Launches
For the past three weeks, PlayStation Plus and Killzone 3 owners have been testing out SOCOM 4's multiplayer. Today Zipper Interactive is opening the beta up to all PSN users.
SOCOM 4 Full Deployment Edition Announced
The standard edition of SOCOM 4 will be accompanied by a $149.99 U.S. Navy SEALs Full Deployment Edition. This limited edition bundle gives you everything you'll need to make use of the game's Move support.
SOCOM 4 Gets Release Date
Zipper Interactive ended the workweek by announcing the release date for PS3 tactical shooter SOCOM 4. It will be arriving as planned in April.
SOCOM 4 US Navy SEALs Trailer Says It's Not For Self But For Country
Composed entirely of in-game footage, a new trailer from Zipper Interactive and Sony Computer Entertainment was released featuring some multiplayer gameplay and it looks hot.
MAG Birthday Celebrated With XP Bonuses
Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of PS3 multiplayer shooter MAG's release. Zipper Interactive will be celebrating the occasion in three different ways.
SOCOM 4 Multiplayer Beta Access Bundled With Killzone 3
Killzone 3's launch will provide Sony with an opportunity to promote another first-party shooter. Buying KZ3 will earn you access to SOCOM 4's multiplayer beta.
MAG 2.0 Update Goes Live With Move Support
Zipper Interactive released the massive 2.0 update for multiplayer shooter MAG today. The patch includes support for PlayStation Move.
MAG 2 Revealed By Retailer?
Is Zipper Interactive about to announce a sequel to their multiplayer shooter MAG? Walmart seems to think so.
MAG Patch 1.07 Introduces Happy Hour
Patch 1.07 for multiplayer shooter MAG is now live. In addition to fixing bugs and adding a faction neutral version of Suppression game mode, the patch introduces a "Happy Hour" mechanic.