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Syndicate is free on Origin

By Daniel Perez, Mar 04, 2015 8:42am PST

The 1993 version of Syndicate is available for free on Origin as a part of the service's On the House promotion.


"It does that if I've not used it in a while, which is most of the time. Just played the first ..."

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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.


"So we have to deal with worse off DLC efforts from those greedy pigs? No thanks. I'd rather deal ..."

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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.


"Well WHO CARES ABOUT XBOX360. The game FOV is SO SO BAD like 50 or 40 no idea that it is ..."

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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 classic hitting GOG this week

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2012 11:30am PST

Good Old Games will put Syndicate on sale January 19 (Thursday) for $5.99; you can enter to win the game for free through the GOG site, Twitter, and Facebook accounts


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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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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