Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Starbreeze Studios

Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons set to hit PS4, Xbox One next month

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505 Games and Starbreeze will be updating Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons for the latest console generation. Scheduled to launch online on August 12, the puzzle-platforming adventure will be available for PS4 and Xbox One with extra content, including an art gallery, the soundtrack, and a director’s commentary walkthrough. As with the last-gen versions, Brothers for PS4 and Xbox One will be a download-only release.

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PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Payday 2: Crimewave Edition announced for PS4, Xbox One

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505 Games will be releasing a new version of Payday 2. Set to go live for download on June 16, Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will feature an improved frame rate, textures, and resolution. In addition to all of the available download packs and content updates, Crimewave Edition will also include new characters, contracts, enemies, heists, jobs, and masks. Plus a new perk system, pre-planning stage, and stealth-based fifth skill tree. A pre-order bonus, Hard Time Loot Bag, is also up for grabs and is detailed below.

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DLC, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

(Xbox 360 Review) Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

(Xbox 360 Review) Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

“… a story-driven puzzle-platformer that, although light on challenge, is poignant and satisfying.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons launches on Live Marketplace for 360

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505 Games has kicked off Xbox Live Summer of Arcade 2013 with Starbreeze Studios’ latest adventure title, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons. Scheduled to launch later this month for PC and next for PS3, the 1200 MS Point release follows two brothers who set out on a (co-op) journey to save their dying father.

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Xbox 360 News

Syndicate blasts, hacks way onto store shelves

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Starbreeze’s Syndicate, a reimagining of Bullfrog’s original strategy release from the 1990s, has hit store shelves today for the PC, 360, and PS3. The game might have shifted from an isometric strategy to a first-person shooter, but the dystopian future ran by mega corporations who hire bio-chip-enhanced agents to carry out their dirty deeds remains the same. As one of these agents, players will be able to manipulate time, see through walls, and hack their way to money and power.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Syndicate demo announced for 360 and PS3, original GOG bound

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The Syndicate series is returning, and in more ways than one. For fans of the original, EA and Good Old Games have announced that Bullfrog’s original isometric strategy title, let’s call it Syndicate 1993, will be available on GOG’s download service this Thursday for $5.99. And for those eager to try out the new version, Starbreeze’s Syndicate 2012, a new four-player co-op demo will launch later this month for the 360 and PS3.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Syndicate – release date, pre-order info announced

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Electronic Arts has announced that Starbreeze’s remake of the Bullfrog classic Syndicate will hit store shelves early next year, on February 21. The strategy-turned-first-person shooter is set in 2069 when the world’s corporations, free from pesky governments getting in their way, fight for global domination. Populations are controlled through bio-chips, and you play the role of one such unfortunate soul: Eurocorp’s newest prototype agent, Miles Kilo. Milo’s implant allows him to be an even deadlier soldier for the company, giving him the ability to see through walls, hack enemies and locks, and slow down time.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Syndicate to return as first-person shooter, screens released

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Bullfrog’s classic PC strategy series Syndicate is being reimagined as a first-person shooter by The Chronicles of Riddick and The Darkness developer Starbreeze Studios. Set to be published by EA in early 2012 for the 360, PC, and PS3, Syndicate is aiming to present a “unique and brutal sci-fi first-person shooter experience set in a not too distant future, where business is war.” Players will assume the role of Eurocorp prototype agent Miles Kilo in an “epic action adventure full of corruption and revenge.”

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News