Here's some fresh gameplay footage from that new cyberpunk, squad-based Syndicate tribute, Satellite Reign, which got funded via Kickstarter last Summer. I'm happy to report that this time there's significantly less purple. And it looks quite shiny for a pre-alpha, too! Not to mention fun. Vid's above, have a look. » 3/14/14 5:00am 3/14/14 5:00am

Syndicate Developers Knew They Wouldn't Please Everyone, Or Possibly…

Early this year, Starbreeze Studios and EA launched Syndicate, an FPS reboot of a 1990s tactical classic. The game met with decidedly mixed reviews, and although some players enjoyed it, in terms of sales it's mostly gone down as a flop. » 6/20/12 8:30pm 6/20/12 8:30pm

At Least in the New Syndicate They Don’t Run You Over with a Car

I know a lot of people have nostalgia for the 1993 Bullfrog classic Syndicate » 2/27/12 4:40pm 2/27/12 4:40pm (myself included). I also know that critical reception to the new game has . But I will say one thing the new game has going for it: At least they don't recruit agents by slamming into total strangers with a hover-car.

EA: No Online Pass for Syndicate

Not all Electronic Arts-published games will be given the Project $10/ Online Pass treatment. Rather than slap Syndicate with a one-use code that unlocks the game's multiplayer features, EA will keep such access free, to grow interest in the shooter's co-op mode it says. » 2/01/12 11:30pm 2/01/12 11:30pm

Open Your Mind to Syndicate's Chip-tastic Ways

In the bleak corporate future of Syndicate, an intracranial DART 6 chip brings you before the "gateway into ultimate consciousness." This infomercial oozes Snow Crash-esque fiction, and know that in-game, you can toggle this augmented reality on and off. It coats your environment in a weird topographical aesthetic,… » 2/01/12 3:30pm 2/01/12 3:30pm

Twisted Metal, Syndicate Demos New This Week on the PlayStation Store

Some weeks, the PlayStation Store has a whole bunch of cool new digital content. Other weeks, not so much. This week falls a bit into the latter category, though there are two exciting demos out—the Syndicate co-op demo (which looks pretty cool), and the multiplayer demo for the new Twisted Metal. » 1/31/12 6:30pm 1/31/12 6:30pm

Get a Closer Look at Syndicate's Co-Op Demo, Out Today

After watching the last Syndicate trailer, I had to grudgingly admit that it did indeed channel some of the vibe of the original game. In this new video, Syndicate executive producer Ben O'Donnell walks us through the just-released 4-player co-op demo, detailing some of the features of the upcoming game's co-op modes. » 1/31/12 5:30pm 1/31/12 5:30pm