After Beta testing this game for about 3 weeks, I can honestly say that SOE covered most of the bases in so far as creating a well balanced FPS/RPG hybrid in an MMOL environment. Yes...it's not perfect, and yes the dev team is going to have to come up with more stuff to fill the world with in order to keep people paying for playing...to not give this game it's due credit would be to deny how much time and effort went into a game that, for sheer size alone, rivals any other large scale war game that I've played (including Battlefield 1942). Forget about Halo on the PC...Planetside is here to stay!
I started out as everybody else back in 2003 but quickly advanced in command rankings and by the end of 2004 i was ranked #2 in the world all servers all empires. Only beaten by my good friend JeffBeefJaw :) So as an ... Read Full Review
In 2003 Sony released this ambitious MMO that puts you in the thick of futuristic warfare. Planetside puts a fully functional FPS game that has a lot of elements of an RPG, and surprisingly enough manages to pull it off ... Read Full Review