SOCOM: Special Forces

SOCOM: Special Forces


PlayStation 3
Sony Computer Entertainment
Zipper Interactive


Game Rating

User Ratings: 11

Our Review: 7/10

SOCOM: Special Forces News


  • News Sony Sidelines MAG, SOCOM 4, and SOCOM: Confrontation

    Platform holder pulling the plug in January

    Zipper Interactive’s lasting legacy will be powered down next year, as Sony has announced that the online components for MAG, SOCOM Confrontation, and SOCOM 4 will all be switched off on 28th January. Of the three games, only the latter has a single player campaign, mean



  • Guides SOCOM 4, PlayStation Move and Sharp Shooter Tips

    Tactically movin'

    SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs has been on store shelves for nearly a week now, and the bulk of the game has been crippled by the untimely PSN server issues. Even though blasting away with Move and Sharp Shooter online isn’t currently possible, the offline Campaign is still readily available. We at Movemodo have been diligently working...

  • News SOCOM Pro Access is Free to Everyone in Europe

    Sorry, North America

    Here's something that might put bees in a few bonnets: tomorrow's European launch of SOCOM: Special Forces doesn't come with a SOCOM Pro access code because this access is free for European PlayStation Network users. North American SOCOM Pro access is only free with the purchase of a new game — players who pick up the game...

  • Out Today SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs (North America)

    Ready for action

    It's been a long wait for Zipper Interactive to release a SOCOM game on PlayStation 3 following Slant Six's disappointing SOCOM Confrontation in 2008, but the wait is finally over as SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs (known as SOCOM: Special Forces in Europe) launches on PlayStation 3 today. We'll bring you a full review of Zipper's latest...

  • News European Gamers Not Invited to SOCOM Pro Club

    Access code: denied

    We recently told you about the SOCOM 4 "Pro" Access Code to be included in the American release of SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs (known as SOCOM: Special Forces in Europe). Following in the footsteps of EA and THQ, the code is a once-use only affair that limits online access for gamers who pick up the game pre-owned, while...

  • News SOCOM 4 "Pro" Access Code

    A stealth counter attack on the used game market

    It was just a matter of time before other developers starting building on the foundation that EA built. EA paved the way to counter the used market trend by placing access codes to enable the online features in their games inside the individual gaming package. If the game is bought used, and the...

  • News Kevin Butler Steps Up to Show How SOCOM Should Be Played

    Hint: you'll need a tie

    We're just days away from SOCOM: Special Forces (known as SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs in North America) so it's just as well that corporate VP of everything Kevin Butler has sprung up to show us how to kick backside in Zipper Interactive's third-person strategic shooter. Apparently teamwork is the key to success, but the extra...

  • News See SOCOM 4 In Sharp Shooter Action in New Video

    Sony producer shows you the ropes

    Now that the beta for SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs (or SOCOM Special Forces in Europe) is open to all new recruits, curious gamers might appreciate a look at how the game operates with the PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter. Lucky you, then, that senior producer Ken Inagaki is here to save the day. The video is more a...


  • Out Today PlayStation Plus SOCOM 4 Beta (Global)

    Pay to play

    Members of Sony's premium PlayStation Plus subscription service can Move onto the battlefield from today, as the multiplayer beta for SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs (known as SOCOM: Special Forces in Europe) is now live on the PlayStation Store. The beta is fully compatible with PlayStation Move, so you can enjoy all the free-look shooting...

  • News SOCOM: Special Forces Release Date Revealed

    Locked and loaded for launch in the UK

    SOCOM: Special Forces, or SOCOM 4: US Navy SEALs as it’s known in North America, has been confirmed for a European release, but sadly without a set release date. Today that has all changed, and Europe can expect to see SOCOM: Special Forces releasing on April 22, 2011 only three days behind the North American...

  • News Here's the SOCOM 4 Trophies You Ordered

    Apart from the secret ones

    Fresh from the details of the SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs beta last week, now Zipper Interactive has unleashed details of the Trophies you'll be able to earn in the finished game. Ranging from the super-simple to the sadistic, with a stack of hidden Trophies to unlock as well. The complete list is below, so start planning...

  • News Zipper Lets Fly with SOCOM 4 Beta Details

    Kicking off on 15th March

    Want to know how you can get to play SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs before it's out in April? We have the beta details for you right below. The first North American players will be invited to play from 15th March, one week before PlayStation Plus members get to take part. 29th March sees those who picked up a beta code with...

  • News SOCOM Special Forces Beta Comes to PlayStation Plus

    Hits Europe on 23rd March

    Tactical shooter SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs — known as SOCOM: Special Forces in Europe — isn't just the focus of the most awesome Move bundle, it's also getting a playable beta in the next few weeks. PlayStation Plus subscribers across Europe can get access to the beta on 23rd March, more details of which will be...