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DayZ is losing players as full release remains a distant prospect

With an exist from Steam Early Access still a long way off, players seem to be abandoning online zombie game DayZ. The game came form nowhere to emerge as the big success of Christmas 2013 – despite being incomplete and receiving zero marketing. However, while it went on to sell …

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Goat Simulator borrows a page from DayZ this week with GoatZ DLC

Goat Simulator is primed to receive a zombie survival game mode with the release of the DayZ-inspired GoatZ DLC later this week. Tongue planted firmly in cheek, developer Coffee Stain Studios boasts that GoatZ is the only survival game on Steam that isn’t in Early Access.” Though the claim isn’t …

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DayZ dev Dean Hall: ‘I would love to make mods for Grand Theft Auto’

The developer behind highly successful open-world zombie MMO DayZ has said he would love to create his own content for Grand Theft Auto. Discussing the addition of paid mods by Valve to its Steam Workshop content marketplace, Dean Hall expressed his desire to see bigger studios offer access to their …

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DayZ, Garry’s Mod and Dear Esther creators weigh in on Steam Workshop paid modding debate

The developers behind successful PC hits DayZ, Garry’s Mod and Dear Esther, all of which saw their origins as mods for other games, have weighed in on Valve’s recent introduction (and subsequent removal) of paid modding. Steam Workshop saw the ability to charge for mods added a few days ago, …

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Dean Hall outlines plans for game ‘nobody would dare make’

DayZ creator Dean Hall says that the zombie simulator chapter of his life is closed and that his attention has now fully shifted to work on a brand new title. He has teamed up with Improbable, who have produced the tech behind Bossa Studios’ Worlds Adrift. My first meeting with …

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DayZ Early Access hits 3m copies sold

The Early Access standalone edition of DayZ has reached a new milestone, surpassing the 3m sales mark as the past week drew to a close. In a post on Bohemia Interactive’s official site, the studio confirmed the game now has 3m players along with 80 staff members on the development …

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Dean Hall opens new studio RocketWerkz

DayZ creator Dean Hall has opened his own development house in Duedin, New Zealand – and the new studio is hiring. Hall announced back in February of this year that he intended to move on from Bohemia Interactive and DayZ’s development entirely. Hall’s stated mission at the time was to …

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