ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead

PC / Simulation / Release: Jun 29, 2010 / ESRB: M

Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead 1.63 patch transitions online multiplayer to Steam

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 30, 2014 11:48am PDT

Bohemia Interactive is taking the next step to ensure Arma 2's online multiplayer survives with a new patch that formally transitions from the defunct Gamespy to Steam.


Day Z standalone following Minecraft dev model

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 07, 2012 6:00am PDT

DayZ creator Dean 'Rocket' Hall has spoken before about a standalone version of the smash-hit Arma 2 zombie mod, but now it's properly official. The day after the mod hit one million players, Hall has announced he'll be leading the standalone project at Bohemia, following th...


Arma 2 Czech Republic DLC rolls out today

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 30, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Yeah yeah sure zombies great, but what about army men? For those who like to get together with their chums and simulate a little military action, Bohemia Interactive today launched its 'Army of the Czech Republic' DLC for Arma 2 with new vehicles, weapons, missions and terra...


Arma 2 patch helps fix Day Z crashes

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 25, 2012 9:00am PDT

If Day Z has been a little too crashy for your liking, rejoice, for Arma 2's new patch 1.62 has arrived with changes developer Bohemia says "make zombie hunts much less prone to crashes and should improve server stability."


Weekend Confirmed 120 - Dawnguard, Day Z, Diablo 3

By Garnett Lee, Jul 06, 2012 11:00am PDT

Weekend Confirmed hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata are joined by show regulars Jeff Mattas and Andrea Rene this week to talk about the likes of the Day Z beta, Dawnguard, and ZombiU, as well as Diablo 3's end-game woes.


Community Spotlight: Shack Tactical, part 2

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 21, 2012 9:00am PDT

In part 2 of our Community Spotlight on Shack Tactical, founder Andrew "dslyexci" Gluck talks about how prospective members are screened, the upcoming ArmA III and the group's roots in Shacknews Chatty.


Community Spotlight: Shack Tactical, part 1

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 20, 2012 9:00am PDT

Shack Tactical has been making war for more than six years. We chat with the Chatty group's commander, Andrew "dslyecxi" Gluck about how the growing company of soldiers formed and how the amazing videos are created that document the group's missions.


Arma 2: Army of the Czech Republic DLC announced

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 04, 2012 12:56pm PDT

If you can still conceive of using Arma 2 for anything other than simulating the zombie apocalypse, its 'Army of the Czech Republic' DLC might pique your interest. Announced at E3 by Bohemia, it'll bring new environments, weapons, vehicles, missions, and more.


Day Z patch welcomes ladies to the apocalypse

By Alice O'Connor, May 28, 2012 10:45am PDT

Women are hugely important in any zombie apocalypse scenario, as those baby factories shall be needed rebuild the human race. Accordingly, a new Day Z patch added lady player models. Oh, and bandits now look like everyone else. Good luck with that.


Arma 2 free multiplayer standalone incoming

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 09, 2011 8:50am PDT

A free version of Bohemia's battlefield sim is launching this month. Arma 2: Free will offer the full multiplayer experience minus the regular campaign and mod support, and with lower-quality graphics.


ArmA 2 'Private Military Company' DLC Now Available

By Brian Leahy, Dec 01, 2010 2:10pm PST

Though it was previously announced for release on November 24, the 'Private Military


"Generate missions?!?!!?!?!???!??!?!?!?!?!?! I am not prone to use excessive punctuation for no ..."

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Daily Filter: November 17, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Nov 17, 2010 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


"Dead meets Lead looks interesting, but I have the feeling it could be so much more. Adding some ..."

- Memphis-Ahn see all 2 comments

Daily Filter: November 4, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Nov 04, 2010 7:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


"That Dead Space 2 trailer qas simply INCREDIBLE! Now that's how you make a good trailer! ..."

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'Private Military Company' DLC Reports for Duty in Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead on Nov. 24

By Xav de Matos, Oct 14, 2010 1:15pm PDT

Bohemia Interactive's hardcore, cult-hit


"This was postponed till Tuesday 30th November 2010. Anyhow, looking forward to it."

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Daily Filter: September 17, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Sep 17, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming game


"Honestly, the video portion of the site is the worst part. I find myself constantly going to ..."

- Landrosradick see all 4 comments