5 Lives Studios News


Satellite Reign Review: Needs Upgrading

By Steven Wong, Sep 01, 2015 3:00pm PDT

Satellite Reign puts you in control of a team of agents set to destroy corporate rule in a dystopain cyberpunk future. It ends up being proof of why maybe the corporations should stay in charge.


"I was expecting something cool. I got a boring half hearted open world instead."

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Satellite Reign pre-alpha gameplay looks awfully Syndicate-y

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 14, 2014 9:30am PDT

Satellite Reign was pitched as a "spiritual successor" to Syndicate Wars in its crowdfunding campaign, and by Jove, that's just what it appears to be. Developer 5 Lives Studios today released a 95-second snippet of pre-alpha gameplay from the real-time tactical cyberpunk meg...


"Please don't suck, I love Syndicate & SWARS! I know it's early to make any criticisms but the ..."

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Satellite Reign Kickstarter ends, hitting destructible environments stretch goal

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 29, 2013 11:30am PDT

It was looking ropey for a while, but Satellite Reign eventually blew through its £450,000 ($530k-ish) crowdfunding goal and on Sunday wrapped up its main campaign. The self-declared "spiritual successor" to Syndicate Wars hit some fine stretch goals towards the end, so it'...


"we see more and more good sci-fi movie too.... maybe "real" shooter like COD will move over for ..."

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Satellite Reign trailer shows more of Syndicate Wars 'spiritual successor'

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 22, 2013 6:45am PDT

With only six days left on its crowdfunding campaign, somehow Satellite Reign may not quite hit its $530,000 (ish) goal. So, to stir up interest, here's a short new trailer of an in-engine "gameplay visualisation" showing how its cyberpunk city and squad-based tactical actio...


"Support agent? Now it's starting to feel gamey. Still a nice title that should make the cut."

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Syndicate Wars co-creator crowdfunding 'spiritual successor' Satellite Reign

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 28, 2013 6:45am PDT

Starbreeze's recent FPS reboot Syndicate did offer some jolly pleasant cyborg murder machine co-op action, but it was certainly nothing like the original. It may not matter if rights-holder EA has no interest in careful top-down tactical games, as Syndicate Wars co-creator M...


"Between this, Star Citizen and Shroud of the Avatar, my teenage years are coming back alive!"

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