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Syndicate won't use an online pass

By Steve Watts, Feb 01, 2012 12:00pm PST

Syndicate won't use an online pass. EA reasons that the co-op shouldn't have a barrier to entry, and hopes that the lengthy gameplay will prevent early trade-ins.


"Er, that first line should read Pass not required for install. I was trying to do a little ..."

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Syndicate 4-player co-op demo coming late January

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2012 9:30am PST

Syndicate will launch its co-op demo on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Marketplace later this month, and publisher EA has shared some details on the included mission.


"I feel that everyone got shafted because they are making it an FPS. Also, FPS's on consoles ..."

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Syndicate trailer introduces co-op squad

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 03, 2012 12:45pm PST

As Starbreeze's FPS reboot Syndicate limbers up for launch, a new trailer showcasing its co-op mode presents a handy opportunity for cyberpunk fans to settle an important question: which character will you play?


"For some reason, this game has Dev Abuse written ALL over it.. :("

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Starbreeze working 'long days and nights' for Syndicate deadline

By Steve Watts, Dec 22, 2011 10:00am PST

Starbreeze is in the midst of crunch time preparing for its February release of Syndicate.


"It seems like lots of software projects end up this way. I remember having to deal with that, ..."

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Syndicate refused classification in Australia due to gore

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 20, 2011 6:00am PST

Australia's lack of an 'adults-only' rating for video games has seen Starbreeze's FPS reboot Syndicate effectively banned down under, singled out for gore, dismemberment, mutilating corpses, and killing civilians.


"Hopefully they'll do what Sega did with AvP3 and refuse to self-censor the game. Australia ..."

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Syndicate preview

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 15, 2011 12:00pm PST

Starbreeze's upcoming Syndicate reboot is the beautiful blonde girl in the club. Gorgeous to look at, and fun to play. But is it smart enough to keep your attention?


"lol console controllers for fps games what the fuck is with that....."

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Syndicate trailer shows tools of death

By Steve Watts, Dec 01, 2011 12:00pm PST

A new Syndicate trailer shows off the suite of weapons you'll be using to dispatch countless enemies.


"Wow graphics look great. This just got put on my to get list for my new PC. "

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Starbreeze working on PSN game

By Steve Watts, Nov 16, 2011 7:00am PST

Starbreeze CEO Mikael Nermark has revealed that a small team is working on a self-funded PlayStation Network title, but the game is being kept under wraps for now.


Syndicate trailer shows 8 minutes of co-op

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 15, 2011 8:45am PST

Eight minutes of co-op action from Starbreeze's Syndicate are on show in a new gameplay trailer, giving a peek at how missions from Bullfrog's original game are being reimagined for the FPS reboot.


"seemed a bit...soulless. I've been digging a lot of the media prior to this. But the gameplay ..."

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Syndicate trailer shows co-op corporate warfare

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 01, 2011 12:00pm PDT

While Starbreeze's rebooted Syndicate FPS is not a squad-based tactical affair like the originals, you'll be able to somewhat pretend you're recreating them in its four-player co-op mode, shown off today in a new trailer and screens.


"Quite a few of the staff and founders left in 2009 to form Machinegames. Not sure if the ..."

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Syndicate release date pushed up; 11-minute gameplay trailer released

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 13, 2011 7:30am PDT

Syndicate is actually coming sooner than you'd expect.


"Nice post. I think this is exactly the way one should approach this game."

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Syndicate debut trailer gets into your head

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 29, 2011 6:30am PDT

The first trailer for Starbreeze's FPS reboot of the Syndicate series has arrived, with a fine display of mindhacks, melee moves, and man-shooting.


"Yes. Now for single player they should just allow you to switch into your converted side-agents, ..."

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Syndicate FPS reboot deploys February 2012

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 28, 2011 8:00am PDT

Starbreeze's FPS reboot of the much-loved Syndicate is deploying on February 21, 2012, EA has announced.


"Syndicate was pretty brown. It was the Quake is brown joke before Quake existed."

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Syndicate FPS reboot announced for early 2012

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

Starbreeze's Syndicate reboot has finally been announced by EA. Unlike Bullfrog's top-down, squad-based tactical original, it's an FPS. Expect it on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 in "early 2012."


"This shit is getting ridiculous. I do however remain hopeful that Starbreeze can at least ..."

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Developer of Syndicate Revival Confirmed

By Alice O'Connor and Chris Faylor, Apr 14, 2010 8:30am PDT

Concrete evidence that The Chronicles of Riddick and The Darkness developer Starbreeze has been resurrecting Bullfrog's classic cyberpunk real-time...


"EA is responsible for closure or consolidation of some great and beloved developer studios: - ..."

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