Lightbox Interactive News


Starhawk dev LightBox lays off 24, steps away from consoles

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 18, 2012 9:30am PDT

Starhawk developer LightBox Interactive has laid off 24 people as it prepares to move away from shiny big console games with a smaller, self-funded game for iOS. The PlayStation 3-exclusive spiritual successor to Warhawk received a lukewarm critical and commercial reception,...


"Starhawk has more letters in the name alone, therefore it is better. "

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Starhawk single-player free for PlayStation Plus members, multiplayer available for $19.99

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 20, 2012 10:30am PDT

Starting September 25th, three versions of Starhawk will be available to download on the PlayStation Store. The full game (which includes all post-release updates) will be available for $39.99. However, you can also get the single-player and multiplayer modes separately.


"haha are you seriously just reviewing every episode of every tv show you watch instead of ..."

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Starhawk 'Mobile Uplink' app now available

By Steve Watts, Jun 15, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Starhawk is offering a "Mobile Uplink" app for free on iOS and Android devices, letting you get in touch with clans, friends, compare stats, and more.


All Starhawk map pack DLC to be free

By Andrew Yoon, May 08, 2012 8:00am PDT

Online games are notorious for having an abundance of DLC. But Starhawk will not follow the rest of the industry. Instead, LightBox Interactive has promised that all future map packs for the game will be free.


"Unless the release is vastly different from the beta,I'll totally pass on it. Sorry,but this ..."

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Field Report: Starhawk

By Andrew Yoon, May 07, 2012 6:00am PDT

It's clear that Starhawk will live and die by its multiplayer. However, unlike its predecessor, Starhawk also offers a single-player campaign--one that players will not want to miss.


Starhawk trailer unlocks multiplayer DLC

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 10, 2012 2:45pm PDT

As an online game, Starhawk is undoubtedly going to pack a ton of DLC. You can get a head start on your digital collection by checking out the latest trailer for the game.


"Just saw this and thought what the hell. The video I guess was supposed to appeal to my inner 12 ..."

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Starhawk to support two-player split-screen

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 21, 2012 10:30am PDT

Starhawk will feature two-player split-screen, the developer has just announced, and it will support dual log-ins on the PS3.


"word, I was livid to find out that SSX doesn't include split screen multiplayer. It's a sports ..."

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Shack PSA: Starhawk beta now open to all

By Steve Watts, Feb 22, 2012 8:30am PST

The Starhawk beta is now available for all PlayStation 3 owners on the PS Store. The team has shared some first-timer tips for those just jumping into the game.


Starhawk pre-order-only 'Limited Edition' unveiled

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 07, 2012 12:00pm PST

Starhawk's publisher Sony is rolling out a double-whammy of pre-order irritations for the's spirital successor to Warhawk. Not only is there a special 'Limited Edition,' only available by pre-ordering, with bonus in-game goodies, you can only get it from


"I read that as "Shacknews" pre-order-only 'Limited Edition' unveiled."

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Starhawk releases on May 8th, public beta begins today

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 17, 2012 8:30am PST

As previously reported, the Starhawk public beta will begin today for PlayStation Plus members, giving you plenty of time to hone your skills before Starhawk's May 8th release date.


"Beta testing their network infrastructure is what they are actually doing to smooth out any bugs ..."

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Starhawk public beta begins next week for Plus members

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 13, 2012 8:45am PST

The Starhawk public beta begins next week if you have a PlayStation Plus account. It will be available for public PSN consumption beginning February 21st.


Starhawk free DLC planned

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 09, 2012 1:30pm PST

Starhawk, the spirital successor to Warhawk, is set to receive "a bunch" of free DLC as well as the usual paid offerings, developer Lightbox has said.


"Awesome! Too bad is PS3 only though. I would have loved to see that on PC. Warhawk is an ..."

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Starhawk private beta begins November

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 21, 2011 9:45am PDT

LightBox Interactive will be launching a private beta for Starhawk in November. Sony will be inviting a number of Warhawk veterans to join the ranks in the coming weeks, so check your inboxes.


Uncharted 3 includes Starhawk beta code

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 12, 2011 6:00am PDT

Slipped into the box with Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is a voucher code granting early access to Starhawk's public multiplayer beta next year.


Starhawk trailer blasts off with space combat

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 15, 2011 8:30am PDT

A completely cosmic Starhawk trailer blasts off today with four minutes of space combat action from Lightbox's spiritual successor to Warhawk.


"Looks weird when they try to create a scripted battle scene within their MP game. It's like an ..."

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