Entries in '505 games' (31)

Do indie developers still need publishers?

Do indie developers still need publishers?

Finally, thanks to digital distribution, developers can ditch those creatively restrictive publishers and go it alone. MCV speaks to those companies who insist the right publisher can be a force ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 18th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Interface: Indie experts share their advice for aspiring studios

Interface: Indie experts share their advice for aspiring studios

Attendees at yesterday's inaugural Interface event were treated to a full day of insightful talks and panel sessions designed to help developers get their games out there.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 15th 2015 at 10:42AM in News
How can we stop the pre-order rot?

How can we stop the pre-order rot?

In August last year, Activision’s CEO Eric Hirshberg told investors that its upcoming shooter Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was suffering from ‘an industry-wide downturn’ in pre-orders.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 1st 2015 at 10:27AM in News
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

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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
Payday 2: Crimewave Edition heading to PS4 and Xbox One in June

Payday 2: Crimewave Edition heading to PS4 and Xbox One in June

An upgraded edition of Payday 2 is heading to Playstation 4 and Xbox One this June, publisher 505 Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 10:43PM 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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Terraria hits PS4, Xbox One this week

Terraria hits PS4, Xbox One this week

Re-Logic's hit indie sandbox adventure game Terraria is set to launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 11th 2014 at 5:09AM in News
Sniper Elite 3 claims second UK No.1

Sniper Elite 3 claims second UK No.1

Rebellion and 505 Games’ Sniper Elite 3 is once again at the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
Sniper Elite 3 shoots straight to No.1

Sniper Elite 3 shoots straight to No.1

The latest addition to 505 Game’s Sniper Elite series has gone straight to the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 30th 2014 at 9:39AM in News
Payday 2 coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Payday 2 coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Another current-gen game is being re-released for Sony and Microsoft’s new consoles.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 13th 2014 at 10:01AM in News

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SONY: 505 Games' Abzu revealed

SONY: 505 Games' Abzu revealed

505 Games and Giant Squid are launching a new game called  is coming exclusive to PS4.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 10th 2014 at 2:54AM in News
Terraria launching this year on PS4, Xbox One

Terraria launching this year on PS4, Xbox One

Multi-platform indie game hit Terraria is heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One later this year, published 505 Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 4th 2014 at 8:10AM in News
Sniper Elite 3 release date revealed

Sniper Elite 3 release date revealed

505 Games has confirmed the WWII shooter will launch this June.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 6th 2014 at 10:50AM in News
Rekoil heads to XBLA, Steam later this month

Rekoil heads to XBLA, Steam later this month

Plastic Piranha’s upcoming FPS Rekoil will land on Xbox Live Arcade and Steam later this month, publisher 505 Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 6th 2014 at 12:51AM in News

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Terraria PS Vita edition arrives with PS3 cross-play

Terraria PS Vita edition arrives with PS3 cross-play

Hit indie sandbox game Terraria is out now on PS Vita, publisher 505 Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 12th 2013 at 12:53AM in News
Ashes Cricket 2013 cancelled

Ashes Cricket 2013 cancelled

It's bad news for cricket fans, 505 Games has cancelled Ashes Cricket 2013.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 28th 2013 at 10:12AM in News
Ashes Cricket 2013 pulled from Steam

Ashes Cricket 2013 pulled from Steam

505 Games’ Ashes Cricket 2013 has been pulled from PC games store Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 9:47AM in News
Ashes Cricket 2013 is out this week, according to Steam

Ashes Cricket 2013 is out this week, according to Steam

Having been without a release date for the best part of six months, Ashes Cricket 2013 could be out sooner than you expected.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 9:35AM in News
UPDATED: 505 Games refutes How To Survive copycat accusations

UPDATED: 505 Games refutes How To Survive copycat accusations

Recent digital release How To Survive is not a rip-off of indie title Roam, publisher 505 Games has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 2:53PM 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
The survival of 505 Games

The survival of 505 Games

“I don’t think I’ve mentioned Cooking Mama once.”

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 11th 2013 at 10:21AM in News
505 Games: Lack of boxed SKU is hurting Terraria sales

505 Games: Lack of boxed SKU is hurting Terraria sales

Publisher 505 Games is releasing digital hit Terraria in a box because it’s missing out on sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 3rd 2013 at 3:37PM in News
Terraria makes mobile debut with iOS launch

Terraria makes mobile debut with iOS launch

Indie hit Terraria has arrived for iOS, 505 Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 30th 2013 at 7:41AM in News