LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- At CES 2010, Sony hosted a party for gamers at the new Aria Hotel in the City Center Complex with Zipper Interactive developers to celebrate the completion of MAG. PlayStation 3 gamers are about to embark on the most massive online action game ever created with MAG (Massive Action Game). Zipper Interactive had been hard at work on this 256-player online shooter for several years. Seth Luisi, director of development at Sony Computer Entertainment America, has worked closely with the developer over the past decade to bring the SOCOM games and now MAG to gamers. He talks about what’s in store with this new take on multiplayer shooters in this exclusive interview.
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John Gaudiosi has been covering videogames for the past 20 years for outlets like The Washington Post, CNET, Wired Magazine and CBS.com. He has focused on the convergence of entertainment and videogames for outlets like Video Business, Home Media Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of Gamerlive.TV and is also a freelance game columnist for Reuters and writes for outlets like Forbes.com, NVISION, Official PlayStation Magazine, EGM Now, Geek Monthly, PrimaGames.com, and Yahoo! Games. John also serves as the video game expert for NBC in Washington D.C. and has produced videogame documentaries for The History Channel and Starz Entertainment. John was named one of the Top 50 Game Journalists in the world by Next-Gen.biz in 2007. He is the co-author of Scholastic Books' How to Get into Videogames, Prima Publishing's Madden: Twenty Years of Videogame Football and Electronic Arts: The Official History.