Post Thumbnail

Given the years of back and forth we've seen over the possibility of an updated Syndicate for current-gen consoles, we're looking at the handful of recently discovered copyright documents -- that seemingly reveal a collaboration between Starbreeze Studios and EA -- with a fair amount of skepticism....

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Yesterday, we reported that one of two Starbreeze games being developed for EA had gone the way of the dodo. Now, the LA Times blog reports that the canceled game is in fact the title based on the Bourne franchise -- and not the believed Syndicate reboot, Project RedLime. This news doesn't elimi...

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Starbreeze Studios, developer of The Chronicles of Riddick games and The Darkness, has confirmed that one of its EA projects has ceased production. GI.biz translates that the ax has fallen on either the Jason Bourne game or Project RedLime, which is believed to be a revival of the classic Syndicate...

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Syndicate creator Sean Cooper says he remains skeptical any revival of his 1993 cult-classic title will be able to capture the "essence" of the original. "Every time I've seen a prototype of a new Syndicate it's just been misguided," Cooper told IncGamers. In October 2008, rumors swirled about the...

5 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

For some, the April 7 release of Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena can't come soon enough. To help ease the pain of waiting, we present two new trailers from the game (viewable after the break). The first clip shows our anti-hero storming one of the ship's generators, while the second ...

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

A new report suggests that Starbreeze Studios is working on a new Syndicate game, with Electronic Arts set to publish. Word of the Riddick and The Darkness dev's involvement with the title first made the rounds last October. Possibly related is a new casting call posted on superannuation for actor...

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Fans of the surprisingly well-crafted Escape from Butcher Bay have likely been salivating over the brutal possibilities offered by the multiplayer mode featured in its successor, Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena. With six different gameplay modes and 15 levels to choose from, the "shi...

6 years ago 0 Comments

Atari has released a new developer diary video for Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena. The video centers around the game's story, which the developers at Starbreeze consider the next chapter in the Chronicles of Riddick saga. The video also spends a great deal of time talking about the dr...

6 years ago 0 Comments

"The darkness, for me, is where I shine," says Vin Diesel as Riddick, his greatest character (apart from the Iron Giant, of course). While it's clear that his daily breakfast of Gravel-Os probably ruined his chances at a singing career, it's also obvious that Riddick has a bright future in ki...

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Our PC loving brethren over at Big Download recently got a chance to sit down for a hands-off session of The Chronicles: Assault on Dark Athena. Dark Athena is essentially two games in one, as it is both a remake of the first Riddick title, Escape from Butcher Bay, and it also includes a brand new...

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Comic Con is not only good for comic related news and culture, but also for semi-official video game sequel announcements as well. It's true! According to The Quarter Bin's recap of Top Cow Production' Comic Con panel, when talking about their future comic book licensing agreements they responded by...

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

After hopping onto the XBLM this morning, we were surprised to come across new downloadable content for none other than The Darkness. Odd, no? The new DLC can be found under the "New Releases" section of the Marketplace under the not so convenient title "Darkness MP Map: DM_Haunt" (uhh, wha?). The c...

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

The makers of the surprise hit Xbox title The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay, Starbreeze Studios, have recently accepted a deal from EA to bring back a classic title from the olden days for current consoles. It's an action title, so we'll keep our speculation in that genre. Its coden...

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

[Update: since the source of this claim is shaky at best, we're moving this from the 'rumor' category to the 'nonsense' category, that is, we don't think it's a viable source to even alert the public to. Sorry for any excitement, but until we get a better source, consider this news self-debunked.] W...

7 years ago 0 Comments