Allen Roush reviews Sony Online Entertainment's long-awaited MMOFPS, PlanetSide 2.
Excerpt: "After you create your account and start the game for the first time, you pick your faction and server, and it takes you to your faction warp-gate. From there, you’re pretty much left on your own to do whatever you want. You can go anywhere, play as anything, and help your faction (try) to take over any of the three continents. While there are tool tips, and a short intro video to help out new players, there is no formal tutorial. This can be frustrating for first time players who have no idea what to do, especially since most battles end up happening three or four tiles away from where you originally spawn. Usually you’ll be able to catch on quickly, but if you don’t, there are plenty of players that can help you out.
Each continent can support up to 2000 players fighting simultaneously. This allows for extremely large battles and some truly epic moments. The feeling of being part of a... 5/5