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Overkill's The Walking Dead Reveals Grant in New Character Trailer

By Kevin Tucker, May 11, 2018 12:55pm PDT

Starbreeze, 505 Games, and Overkill are showing off latest character Grant in an all-new trailer for The Walking Dead.


Dead by Daylight Wants to Play a Game with 'The SAW Chapter'

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 23, 2018 10:30am PST

Rise and shine, Shackers. You're probably wondering where you are. I'll tell you where you might be. You might be in the room that you die in.


Dead by Daylight Unleashes the Nightmare of Freddy Krueger This Week

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 25, 2017 10:10am PDT

Iconic horror movie villain Freddy Krueger of 'Nightmare on Elm Street' fame is about to invade Dead by Daylight, so whatever you do, stay awake!


System Shock 3 Will Release on Consoles Via New Publisher

By Jason Faulkner, Mar 14, 2017 2:50pm PDT

Starbreeze takes over publishing for System Shock 3.


Psychonauts 2 Gets an $8 Million Investment From Starbreeze

By John Keefer, Feb 06, 2017 8:15am PST

Publisher will get 85% of revenue until investment is paid, then it will drop to 60%.


Dead by Daylight's Halloween update welcomes Michael Myers to kill again today

By Daniel Perez, Oct 25, 2016 7:00am PDT

Halloween just wouldn't feel right if Michael Myers weren't involved in some way, don't you think?


"I've been on the edge about picking this one up. Anybody have it and how is it?"

- megarust32 see all 2 comments

Acer puts $9 million toward making StarVR a virtual reality

By John Keefer, Jun 27, 2016 7:23am PDT

No date has been announced yet for the new headset.


"Wow 9 whole million? AKA 1/200th of what Facebook put in just in acquisitions. "

- gaplant see all 12 comments

Overkill's The Walking Dead release delayed to H2 2017

By Daniel Perez, Jan 22, 2016 8:11am PST

We assume the delay is due to actual the use of actual Walkers to help develop the game. Get it? Because they're slow. Ahhhh....


Payday 2 and Goat Simulator crosses over because, sure, why not?

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 14, 2016 4:11pm PST

It's the crossover nobody expected or ever knew they needed.


"First they shoot themselves in the foot with their horrible pay 2 win content, and now this?"

- LEDC03 see all 3 comments

Payday 2 pays homage to Point Break with new DLC

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 03, 2015 12:49pm PST

Payday 2 takes inspiration from a number of heist films. One of them is Point Break and it's the subject of the game's latest batch of DLC.


"Pays homage to a classic? Those heists are from the crappy remake, and have nothing to do with ..."

- Motoryogurt see all 2 comments

Payday 2 'Crimefest' adds classic First World Bank; addresses microtransaction safes

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 20, 2015 2:48pm PDT

On the sixth day of Crimefest, Overkill gave to Payday 2 players a new heist in the form of a revamped classic heist. Also, those microtransaction drills are now being thrown into the game as regular drops, in an effort to quell the ongoing outrage from the Payday 2 player b...


Payday 2 Crimefest begins today; goes free-to-play for the next 10 days

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 15, 2015 1:58pm PDT

The 'Road' has been completed. Payday 2's annual Crimefest has begun and now everyone can get in on it.


"Why are people angry? I ask almost rethorically, it's the internet after all."

- shirif see all 14 comments

How Payday 2 is preparing for this week's Crimefest

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 12, 2015 1:00pm PDT

Payday 2 kicks off its Crimefest event this week. To help prepare for it, Shacknews spoke to Starbreeze Global Brand Director, Almir Listo, about what players can expect, as well as the recent collaboration with the devs behind Chivalry: Medieval Warfare and a future collabo...


E3 2015: Eyes-on with StarVR and Overkill's The Walking Dead

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 14, 2015 9:00am PDT

The marriage of a Walking Dead game and a virtual reality headset boasting the tech specs of StarVR sounds like a fantastic idea on paper. In practice, it showed that there's still a lot of work to be done before StarVR can stand alongside its competitors.


"Thanks for the hands on Ozzie! I'll be looking forward to your other impressions!"

- spazzium see all 4 comments

E3 2015: Overkill's The Walking Dead will run on Starbreeze's new VR headset

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 13, 2015 9:37pm PDT

A new, unexpected challenger has emerged in the VR wars.


"This thing is going to cost like $2,000! It's going to be the Titan of VR headsets I'm guessing?"

- Gwyndion see all 66 comments