Wednesday, April 29, 2009

MAG is NOT SOCOM - My short audio rant

As in my previous post, ya, I'm pissed that I have to keep reading this shit. So I decided to get some frustration out through podcasting! I know it's not much, but damn, I'm still so passionate about keeping this franchise alive while retaining it's own identity. Cause if we aren't vocal about it, then the same kind of people who caused SOCOM 3 will cause it to happen again.

Direct Download
RSS here
We are also on iTunes here

And I end the short rant with a great song off K-Os' new album 'YES!'


MAG info pummels the net, SOCOM fans get defensive

So, a ton of information and hands-on reports on Zipper's new game "MAG" have hit the internet today. It still amazes me that "journalists" (and I use that term VERY loosely) feel the need to take a jab at SOCOM Confrontation in these write-ups that have NOTHING to do with SOCOM.

Take for example Joystiq's write up (and if you read their blog, you know they are the farthest thing from journalists, but this is worth noting as its a popular website), where they state:
Forget SOCOM: Confrontation -- this is the next-gen SOCOM, only taken to a whole new level.
I mean...why? Was that really needed. Clearly the person who wrote this doesn't play SOCOM or has any idea how many people play SOCOM on a consistant basis. Or rather, what the game is even about! MAG is not SOCOM, SOCOM is not MAG. Just because they share a previous developer does not mean they are supposed to be in competition with eachother. They are clearly going for two different things. If this writer wanted to retain any sort of integrity he could have done his research and found that out in about 20 seconds.

Do we really need to deal with this shit again?

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Fire Team Bravo 3 & I'm not dead

Yes, as you all already know I'm sure, SOCOM Fireteam Bravo 3 was announced on Go check out the trailer and details. Though I dabbled in FTB2, I never really got into the PSP versions of SOCOM. Never the less, I know they have a huge following so I will be covering them.

Anyways, as you can see, no I'm not dead. The reason the blog has been so dead is simply because I've been working full-time this past month and really haven't had much time to game or think about videogames. But I'm still here and will be updating the blog more regularly as more info about patches/DLC/FTB3 comes in.

Also, most of you are also very familiar with VOODOO from the boards and the RMD clan. Well I've added him as a contributer to the blog, so he is free to come in and post something anytime he wants. So hopefully you'll be hearing from him as well.

I will try to get a podcast up sometime in the near future as I have been playing a lot more SOCOM recently, and once the patch hits there will be even more to discuss. So keep a watch out for that.

Friday, April 3, 2009

1.50 patch details. Finally a reason for us all to return

Details here.

This patch sounds REALLY good. One hit kill snipers and DE, sounds like old SOCOM to me :)