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Starbreeze has revealed new features, game upgrades, and a release window for Payday 2, the sequel the Overkill-developed multiplayer shooter Payday: The Heist. According to a new fact sheet released today, Overkill's latest is due out this summer as a downloadable game on Xbox Live Arcade, the Pla...

March 12th 2013 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Starbreeze Studios (Syndicate, The Darkness) has nonchalantly announced Storm on its company site. The in-development game is billed as a (hyphen-overload) co-op sci-fi first-person shooter.The Storm listing was originally picked up by German site PlaySyndicate, after which VG24/7 theorized a link...

January 21st 2013 at 6:45pm 0 Comments
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Developer Starbreeze has revealed 505 Games will be its publishing partner for the upcoming sequel to the multiplayer-focused shooter, Payday: The Heist, along with original intellectual property P13, in development for the PSN, XBLA, and PC. Both games are planned for launch in 2013.Starbreeze, wh...

September 17th 2012 at 9:03pm 0 Comments
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Talk about being in the wrong place at the wrong time! The bank robbing bad guys from Payday are getting crossed with Left 4 Dead's zombie-filled Mercy Hospital – apparently prior to the events of L4D – in an upcoming mission pack. See for yourself above.

July 27th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Compared to other Swedish game development powerhouses – DICE, Avalanche, Massive – Syndicate developer Starbreeze keeps a lower profile. Having only released two projects in the last five years, Starbreeze isn't offering many consistent reminders that it still exists. Company president...

April 20th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Starbreeze, the Swedish studio that brought the world the surprise hit Chronicles of Riddick and the recent reboot of Syndicate, is attempting an acquisition of Payday: The Heist studio Overkill Software. Pending approval by Starbreeze's shareholders, the move will see Overkill's IP (including Payd...

April 19th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Syndicate and Riddick developer Starbreeze's next project will be a free-to-play title. GI.biz reports the title will be called Cold Mercury, but any further details would require Syndicate-style deep extraction on Starbreeze CEO Mikael Nermark. The exec also noted the title does not mean the compa...

March 26th 2012 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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Fans were perturbed when they learned the classic Bullfrog-developed strategy series, Syndicate, would be rebooted in first-person form. The original was a beautiful and brutal affair, set in a cyberpunk world filled with corporate conspiracy. In its reboot, developer Starbreeze manages to hold ont...

February 21st 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments