Socom fans speak out on Change.org with a petition to bring back Socom II Remastered to PlayStation 4. Will it even make a difference?
Greatest game to ever exist, this would sell consoles for sure.
I agree it would sell some consoles but I am not sure the numbers will be staggering enough. I do however think that the franchise should be revived and brought back to its roots.
I can't speak of the roots of the franchise since I never played SOCOM 1 or 2, but was the last game on PS3 really that bad? I saw a lot of the fans of the older games speak poorly of it back when it launched, but as someone new to the franchise I thought SOCOM 4 was incredibly fun and enjoyable to play. I was really disappointed when Sony shut down the servers for that game. I was really impressed with that game on a technical level as well. The gameplay was enjoyable enough, but the levels being so large, with complex geometry and so much foliage while letting 32 players run around with no lag was very impressive at the time, especially since the graphics were actually really good in my opinion. It was frustrating to see Sony shut down Zipper Interactive. I guess their games weren't for everyone but I really liked MAG and SOCOM 4. Same goes for Sony Liverpool and Wipeout HD. Sad to see great developers like that gone and Sony use the money to fund rubbish like The Order instead.
To Crimzon: SOCOM 4 (We don't even consider it a SOCOM game) was so terrible, it was amazing that the game even got made with the amount of misdirection Zipper went with. Every previous SOCOM was based on 1 life, no respawn. That gave it the thrill and intensity that no other game has ever done to this day. It was a cluster **** of every current game at the time. Call of Duty and Uncharted mainly. Wall hugging? No thank you. SOCOM 2 would still have it's core base but people today who can't handle waiting 5 minutes for the next round when they die. They do something stupid like rushing into a room and not working together as a team....and then they die.
Compared to the other SOCOMs, SOCOM 4 was bad because the MP was completely different from previous titles and what people wanted was the gameplay they had previously enjoyed. Confrontation turned out to be good but you wouldn't know it from some people. Persons that liked SOCOM 2 didn't like Confrontation because they played it for the first month or so then quit. It took 6 months and over 600MB of patches but eventually Confrontation had a really good SOCOM II vibe. Those that stuck it out or else came back to the game after that 6th month were pleasantly surprised. The main thing missing from COnfrontation, and SOCOM III for that matter was the Breach mode as itr was never the same after II and it was my favorite game mode. Playing SOCOM II and Breach on Sujo or Sandstorm was a blast. But it was winning Breach mode as a SEAL on Enowapi that took the most skill. Sujo: https://www.youtube.com/wat... Sandstorm: https://www.youtube.com/wat... 2014 Gameplay for Fish Hook, SOCOM II: https://www.youtube.com/wat...
It will never happen. I'm not sure why people keep kicking this dead horse. The Playstation Blog already had a petition with something like the second highest votes out of all the petitions on Playstation.Blog Share, and Sony didn't do anything about it back then. H-Hour is what everyone should be concentrating on right about now. Socom 2 was awesome, but it's time to stop living in the past, and start moving on with your lives.
you all do realize HHOUR is coming out by Sofstudios www.sofstudios.com
Yes, but despite the pedigree H Hour isn't SOCOM. If you look at the most recent vids it is quite apparent.
^^^ Well at this stage of H-Hour's development, what do you expect? And unless you've been playing the alpha, how can you talk about pedigree? Zipper was a well funded studio, whereas SOF Studios is just getting started.
Being a huge Ghost fan, I have always had an interest in playing the early Socom games. It was this and GOW that always caught my interest. Not big on Uncharted and Bloodborne or D'Souls (not saying those are bad games).
I remember never sleeping playing this game on the PSP I wish they would also release a Vita version of this game. The online was epic.
I would buy this again in a flash. I've been waiting for another really good Socom game. Where camping is legitimate instead of running around like a chicken without a head. Sorry A.D.D. world, but camping IS A STRATEGY.
Damn can't agree 1million times lol ;)>. Never before have truer words been spoken. SOCOM II is the greatest game of all time. You can still play it today via Xlink, come join us, until SOCOM II HD finally comes out! :) https://www.youtube.com/wat...
We can do better than this people, let's get it started! http://imgur.com/w2yBsrg
This was the all time best game on any console at it's launch. It was a pivotal moment in console gaming history. Millions of fans enjoyed it and it formed bonds of friendships that survive to this day. It spurred the competitive gaming scene. A great game will always be a great game. This timeless remaster would be enjoyed again by old fans and new alike.
Still playing multiplayer on LAN through a PC application that connects ps2 ip's together. Cant believe it's been almost 12 years
Xlink is the app if anyone is interested in playing SOCOM 2
Yup Sony should bring back a Classic SOCOM, its still sorely missed by thousands even after all these years. There is a lot of money to be made for them if they get it right. This game sold consoles!! Always a deciding factor in the past when choosing between a PS or XBOX.
No doubt in my mind this would sell consoles. It's the most addictive experience out for almost a decade now.
Wasn't the studio behind SOCOM shut down?
Sony still owns the rights and has given it to another studio before as well. Anything could happen
Why can't we get a petition for Killzone 2 remasterd :(
NO! NO! NO! There has been enough Killzones.
Sony should do a multiplayer remaster pack for the greatest online games that have graced Playstation consoles. My choices would be: M.A.G Socom 2 Uncharted 2(before the patch) Warhawk God of War Ascensions Killzone 2 The Last Of Us
Not news worthy. Petitions for wanted games pop up everyday that go nowhere.
I find it so aggravating that Sony has not remastered this game yet. Give it the Halo 2 treatment make it 1080p 60fps and you have instant sales from dedicated Socom fans. COMON SONY!!!!
We've done numerous petitions, had the highest UP voted game on the PS Blog. Still nothing. SONY is out of touch with reality and the fans that made the PS2 an online powerhouse.
good luck... go download CSGO and download the socom mod.
This game NEEDS to be done.
This is one remaster I would actually vote for.
H hour, looking great and made from the mastermind that did Socom 1 and 2
I guess you did not read the article, the mastermind has been gone for almost a year now. And there has been zero released footage of game play since David Sears left the project.
Would you know why David Sears left?
We cannot speak to the reasons for him leaving.
This is my all time favorite game and the reason I play games online today. I am still waiting for a game I like and grabs me as much as SOCOM I & II did. SOCOM II remastered on the PS4 would not only blow my mind and be an immediate purchase for me, but I am sure it would sell an enormous amount of PlayStation 4 systems. There is a massive community out there that is dying to get a quality SOCOM again after the horrible failures of the games following SOCOM II.
I tried to post a petition for a physical release of Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition and it was denied. The reason was that petitions are not allowed so if someone knows the "proper" way of doing so I'd really appreciate the help.
SOCOM II is the greatest game of all time, i'd love to see it on PS4. Hopefully between this petition and the playstation blog & H-Hour, Sony will see the SOCOM base is engergized and willing to buy / fund SOCOM II HD!
Remaster Gen. It's getting old. Not saying I wouldn't like this but where are all the NEW ground breaking games?
Socom 1-3 were great games they are my main reason for having a PS2 and PS3 in my opinion but it really ruined it for me when they only made it online play in the others. I now have a PS4 in hope that they will make these games 1-3 again for PS4 I am looking forward to them returning with Socom like the first two and returning for the PS4. arcade story line is what I loved about 1,2 and 3 leading a team of 4 or 6 guys was what I liked about it strategy plans to get the missions done kind of thing.
Socom 2 is the greatest Multiplayer game of all time. Absolutely no debate what so ever. No game in the last 10 years has come close to the map design and core mechanics of SoCrack. A remastered version on ps4 would sell millions no problem. The numbers would be absolutely staggering of how many people would be playing online. I am still waiting on H Hour on PS4 as well but just the thought of being able to play demolition on Crossroads (Best Map in any MP game of all time IMHO) or FrostFire and Desert Glory as well as Fish Hook would be Epic! All the true Socom players feel exactly what I'm saying. I've signed and will continue to support a masterpiece remaster and pay complete top dollar for it as well. Until than, Mines in the Red Room Alley! Raaheelaaa!!!!
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