DayZ Tag

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 25 Feb 2015

You think your Wednesday is hard? Imagine trying to scavenge for your food and supplies so that you can survive? Now that would make it a real hump day. Okay, maybe not and I hate that expression, but at least you can put your survival in perspective thanks to a browser version of DayZ.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 20 Feb 2015

The crowd-funded games industry is still in its infancy, and already there are major flaws with the entire model, notably games that over-promise to attract attention from potential backers, only to coincidentally back out at the very last minute. It’s all anyone can talk about after 22 Cans’ failure to deliver on their Godus promises, and in the wake of that, the creator of DayZ says developers should be held responsible.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 26 Jan 2015

I’m not a fan of the early access model, because I just don’t like the idea of paying developers for an unfinished, product. Jokes on me these days, I suppose – because even full retail games are released in an unfinished state. Still, it seems like the model works - at least for some. It’s certainly worked for ArmA and DayZ developer Bohemia Interactive.

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 27 Nov 2014

DayZ is a notoriously good idea wrapped in a currently broken, slow moving mess of a game. It's a bit unfair to expect much more though, since the game is still in some early development stages. The mod turned fully fledged project has been on Early Access for some time now, and it's going to be an even longer wait until the full final release.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 27 Oct 2014

Nine million votes, or at least one Reddit thread full of opinions. That’s how many people cast their nominees for the best of the best when it came to the gaming period of 2013-2014. One of the oldest gaming award ceremonies, the Golden Joysticks took place over the weekend with a wide variety of titles getting some love and recognition. Here’s the full list of winners.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 01 Oct 2014

When Bohemia Interactive’s outgoing creative director for DayZ, Dean Hall, took Sony’s stage at Gamescom to announce that the zombie apocalypse survival sim would be headed to the PlayStation 4, many assumed it would be a console exclusive. That’s not the case.

Posted by Gavin Mannion - 12 Aug 2014

After months of speculation it has finally been confirmed that DayZ will be landing on consoles with Dean Hall, creator of DayZ, appearing on the Sony PlayStation stage and confirming that his game will be coming first to the PlayStation 4.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 15 May 2014

Despite being so ubiquitous as to be cliché, zombie games still abound. The most prolific at the moment, quite probably, is the online massively multiplayer survival one, DayZ. It’s a game that teaches players something very important; When it comes to survival humans can be a more terrifying threat than the undead. Humans are jerks. And they may have stolen DayZ’s source code.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 24 Feb 2014

Here’s something unexpected. DayZ creator Dean Hall has announced that he’s leaving Bohemia and with it, DayZ’s development. He’s said he’ll be out by year’s end, leaving the open-world multiplayer Zombie survival game in the hands of the team.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 22 Jan 2014

It appears that Crios was an inspiration - Kensei Seraph has caught that same spirit of generosity and wants to gift a lucky member of the community a Humble Weekly Bundle. So come enter for a chance win: it's a community love-fest!

Posted by Stephen Snook - 14 Jan 2014

DayZ by Bohemia interactive has sold a million in 4 weeks of its early access release. Creator Dean Hall in an email to Polygon said that DayZ selling a million it’s a bit of a “shots fired moment” against the traditional publishing model, favouring a non-traditional system.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 18 Dec 2013

The DayZ standalone is finally available, but it’s in alpha – and even the game’s developers have warned people to stay away. That hasn’t stopped 172,500 people from ponying up the £20/$30 it’ll cost to access it on Steam’s early access.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 11 Nov 2013

In June this year, Dean Hall promised  an alpha release of the Zombie-centric ARMA 2 mod DayZ. It’s nearly the end of 2013, and that’s still not happened. Where the hell is DayZ standalone, and why is it taking so long?  In a discussion on Reddit (via Mp1st), Hall explained why it’s taking so long. Mostly, it’s all about bugs.

Posted by Darryn Bonthuys - 18 Feb 2013

With DayZ going solo and moving away from the modding scene, brand new opportunities are opening up for the cult zombie apocalypse survival game. Content is one such market that is ripe for exploration, and possibly exploitation. Although in the case of this standalone, it might be a more substantial enhancement to the game that’ll have more free than paid-for content. Every week apparently.