Entries in 'starbreeze' (24)

Starbreeze acquires AR/VR toys-to-life company ePawn

Starbreeze acquires AR/VR toys-to-life company ePawn

The latest purchase of Swedish games firm Starbreeze is France’s ePawn, a company focused on virtual reality, augmented reality and toys-to-life.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 1st 2016 at 11:18AM in News
Starbreeze acquires Defender of the Crown and other Cinemaware IP

Starbreeze acquires Defender of the Crown and other Cinemaware IP

Cinemaware’s stable of games IP now has a new owner – Payday developer Starbreeze.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2016 at 3:52PM in News
Starbreeze partners with Acer for StarVR headset

Starbreeze partners with Acer for StarVR headset

It’s sometimes easy to forget that Oculus, Gear VR, Vive and PlayStation VR are far from the only players in the virtual reality headset market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2016 at 12:21PM in News
Korean games giant Smilegate invests $40m in Starbreeze

Korean games giant Smilegate invests $40m in Starbreeze

The Swedish developer will work on a new Crossfire game for Western markets

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 21st 2016 at 12:48PM in News

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Payday 2 devs apologise over microtransaction mess

Payday 2 devs apologise over microtransaction mess

Payday 2 studio Overkill has apologised for a number changes to the game that have annoyed its community.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 23rd 2015 at 10:50AM in News
More 'pay-to-win' microtransactions added to Payday 2

More 'pay-to-win' microtransactions added to Payday 2

Starbreeze studio Overkill has irked players once again with the addition of new gameplay-boosting microtransactions to Payday 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
Payday 2 devs says microstransactions are 'working as we intended'

Payday 2 devs says microstransactions are 'working as we intended'

Overkill has at last responded to fans who continue to be outraged by the game’s recent addition of microtransactions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2015 at 11:39AM in News
Payday 2 update adds microtransactions, and fans are delighted

Payday 2 update adds microtransactions, and fans are delighted

That’s actually a lie – fans are right cheesed off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2015 at 9:33AM in News

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Starbreeze says Payday 2 Xbox One fix may not arrive until the end of the year

Starbreeze says Payday 2 Xbox One fix may not arrive until the end of the year

Overkill, the Starbreeze studio dedicated to the Payday series, has promised to fix the online problems troubling the Xbox One version of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2015 at 1:03PM in News
Starbreeze is making a virtual reality John Wick FPS

Starbreeze is making a virtual reality John Wick FPS

Lionsgate has announced a partnership with developer Starbreeze for a virtual reality first person shooter based on 2014 action movie John Wick.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 2:44PM in News
Starbreeze is making its own virtual reality headset

Starbreeze is making its own virtual reality headset

Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus, Steam Vive – VR is a crowded market, but yet another new headset contender was revealed last night.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2015 at 10:48AM in News
Starbreeze launches its own publishing business

Starbreeze launches its own publishing business

Swedish company Starbreeze has launched a new publishing business for digital games.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 11th 2015 at 10:47AM in News

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505 is publishing Starbreeze's The Walking Dead game

505 is publishing Starbreeze's The Walking Dead game

There’s another game based on The Walking Dead on the way, this time from Starbreeze and 505 Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2015 at 10:31AM in News
Starbreeze pledges a further two year's support for Payday 2

Starbreeze pledges a further two year's support for Payday 2

Both free and paid updates will continue to be delivered to online shooter Payday 2 for a further two years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 3:44PM in News
505 Games parent acquires Starbreeze stake

505 Games parent acquires Starbreeze stake

The owner of 505 Games has acquired a 2.67 per cent stake in Payday and Brothers developer Starbreeze.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 11:29AM in News
Starbreeze sells Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons IP to 505 Games

Starbreeze sells Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons IP to 505 Games

505 Games is the new owner of the Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 1:39PM in News

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Starbreeze acquires toys-to-life studio Geminose

Starbreeze acquires toys-to-life studio Geminose

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons publisher Starbreeze has acquired LA-based developer Geminose for $7m.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 25th 2014 at 2:38PM in News
Payday developer Overkill working on new Walking Dead game

Payday developer Overkill working on new Walking Dead game

A new Walking Dead game is in development by Payday studio Overkill, franchise creator Robert Kirkman has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 14th 2014 at 2:10AM in News
Payday 2 getting two more years of content as Brothers finally hits profit

Payday 2 getting two more years of content as Brothers finally hits profit

Starbreeze has revealed the extent of its remarkable turnaround.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2014 at 11:15AM in News
80% of Payday 2's 1.58m sales were digital

80% of Payday 2's 1.58m sales were digital

The increasing importance of tracking digital sales has been highlighted once again by multiplayer heist shooter Payday 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 9:21AM in News
Vin Diesel announces third Riddick game

Vin Diesel announces third Riddick game

Hot on the heels of the character’s third cinema outing, confirmation of a third video game starring Vin Diesel’s Riddick has been unearthed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2013 at 3:18PM in News
Payday 2 is 'too big for digital'

Payday 2 is 'too big for digital'

The Payday series has outgrown the digital market place, says UK publisher 505 Games.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 9th 2013 at 2:24PM in News
Critical hit Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons gets PS3 and PC release date

Critical hit Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons gets PS3 and PC release date

PS3 and PC gamers won’t have to wait long for current critical darling Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 2:08PM in News
Payday 2 achieves profitability a week ahead of launch

Payday 2 achieves profitability a week ahead of launch

Developer Starbreeze Studios has announced that Payday 2, which isn’t even released until next week, has already hit profit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 11:13AM in News