505 Games News


Wii U Sniper Elite V2 missing multiplayer, DLC

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2013 7:20am PDT

Sniper Elite V2 launched on Wii U last week, and it didn't take players long to notice something was missing. Namely, the multiplayer modes and leaderboards.


"Call it how I see it, yeah. Having this game on there in any form is surprising and a turn ..."

- abrasion see all 8 comments

How to Survive crafting zombie nightmare on PC, XBLA and PSN

By Alice O'Connor, May 29, 2013 9:30am PDT

If you're upset over video games still using zombies, imagine that zombies are simply a convenient antagonist to create tension and give an excuse for loads of gore. In shambles the announcement of How to Survive, a crafty zombie survive 'em up coming for download on PC, Xbo...


"In a way, the arcade original Tapper could be considered a zombie survival game."

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Payday 2 'too big' for just digital release, also coming to retail

By Steve Watts, May 14, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Payday 2 will be released for retail on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, alongside its already-announced digital PC, PS3, and 360 versions.


"They were always targeting 3 platforms. Now they're just raising the price!"

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Snoop Lion's Way of the Dogg launches on Xbox 360, coming to PS3 and mobile

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2013 10:00am PDT

Way of the Dogg is now available on Xbox Live Arcade, and will be coming to PlayStation Network and mobile devices soon.


Nordic Games picks up Darksiders, Red Faction, and more from THQ

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 22, 2013 3:18pm PDT

For $4.9 million, Nordic Games has acquired Darksiders, Red Faction, MX vs ATV, and more from THQ.


"if they treat these IPs the same way as Painkiller, prepare to be sad."

- bouxdag see all 7 comments

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons preview: setting a mood

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 16, 2013 9:00am PDT

We got a chance to go hands-on with Starbreeze Studios' latest game, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons.


"I really love the amount of verticality you can see in the art style."

- one random winner see all 9 comments

Terraria tunnels into Vita this summer

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 28, 2013 9:30am PDT

Hot on the heels of Terraria's Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 launch this week, publisher 505 Games today announced the delightful 2D dig 'em up is also coming to Vita. Unlike many excavation games, Terraria is also heavy on evisceration, with heaps of craftable weapons--includi...


"Honestly, my Vita gets at least twice as much use as my 3DS. I like it a lot more. And those ..."

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Terraria surfaces on Xbox 360 and PS3 next week

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 22, 2013 10:00am PDT

The console editions of delightful dig 'em up Terraria will launch next week, publisher 505 Games announced today. "Oh, pssh, sure, a digging game, like we're not awash with Minecraft clones already" you scoff, person I imagined for rhetorical effect. Hold your tongue! The 2...


"Nice!!! Loved playing through the game on PC (Though I admit, I have only defeated the first ..."

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Sniper Elite 3 aiming at 2014

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 14, 2013 9:00am PDT

If you enjoy watching bullets tear through the internal organs of Nazis in slow motion, good news! Sniper Elite 3 is in the works for release on PC, current consoles, and next-gen gameboxes in 2014, publisher 505 Games announced today. While last year's Sniper Elite V2 was R...


"Loved SE V2. Dont like that V3 will be 'expanding the kill cam' mechanic. I really dislike when ..."

- davetripled see all 2 comments

Payday 2 preview: planning the perfect heist

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 12, 2013 11:00am PDT

Payday 2 is a much smarter game than its predecessor, offering you the ability to make the perfect heist, breaking in, stealing your goods, and walking away, completely undetected.


"didn't really enjoy payday because of being unable to pull the perfect heist. this might do the ..."

- Jikim see all 12 comments

Snoop Lion's 'Way of the Dogg' announced

By Steve Watts, Mar 05, 2013 8:15am PST

Way of the Dogg, a rhythm-action game based on Snoop Lion's music and love of kung-fu and Blaxploitation movies, is coming to Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, and mobile devices.


"Does it come with weed? I'm pretty sure it's supposed to be played while stoned."

- Kojak2000 see all 18 comments

Takedown tactical FPS picked up by 505 Games

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 15, 2013 6:45am PST

Takedown was unusual amongst crowd-funded games in that developer Serellan was looking to make a prototype, which it would then shop around to raise more money and actually make the game. Unconventional, but it's worked. Publisher 505 Games today announced that it has picked...


"yeah, i'd totally blown this off as terrible too. i'm glad to be wrong - gj landing the publisher!"

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Sniper Elite V2 takes aim at Wii U

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 05, 2013 12:00pm PST

Rebellion's bone-splintering snipe 'em up remake Sniper Elite V2 is lining up a new target in its sights, the Wii U. After debuting on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2012, it'll infiltrate Nintendo's shiny new console this spring, all jazzed up with features for the Wii U...


"The first Nintendo-platform game to allow you to shoot of 'nads?"

- Endymion_ see all 3 comments

Sniper Elite V2 multiplayer hits consoles as free DLC

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 07, 2012 4:45pm PST

Sniper Elite V2 came with multiplayer on PC because developer Rebellion self-published that edition and could do as it jolly well pleased, but console publisher 505 Games initially had no interest in online offerings. The snipe 'em up evidently sold well as it pulled a u-tur...


"thats what I was thinking. MP is pretty good too. Its great that so far all MP DLC has been ..."

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons preview: a self-cooperative fairy tale

By Jeff Mattas, Nov 05, 2012 12:00pm PST

We get a first look at Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, an upcoming downloadable fairy tale gaming experience from award-winning Swedish filmmaker Josef Fares being developed at Starbreeze Studios.