PC, XB360, PS3 / Action Adventure / Release: Feb 21, 2012 / ESRB: M

EA's old IP revivals undaunted by Syndicate disappointment

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 14, 2012 6:00am PDT

Having sat on large chunks of its back catalogue for several years, EA has recently started digging up old properties and bringing them back. It didn't work out so well for Starbreeze's Syndicate FPS, but that hasn't put EA off its necromancy.


Payday: The Heist sequel and three new Starbreeze titles in the works

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 19, 2012 11:45am PDT

Starbreeze Studios has announced that it's working on three new titles, and that the recently acquired Overkill Software has begun work on a sequel to Payday: The Heist.


Some Syndicate players report freezing, EA responds

By Steve Watts, Feb 24, 2012 1:15pm PST

Syndicate is receiving reports of intermittent freezes during online co-op play, and EA has told Shacknews that it may be due to a conflict between Party Chat and in-game chat.


Weekend Confirmed 101 - American Nightmare, Darkness 2, games that make us curse

By Garnett Lee, Feb 24, 2012 11:00am PST

Alan Wake's American Nightmare, The Darkness 2, games that make us curse but we keep playing and more in episode 101 of Weekend Confirmed with Ariel, Jeff, Garnett, and guest Rob Welkner.


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.


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.


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?


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.


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.


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?


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.