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Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene Leaves PUBG Studio Krafton

Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene Leaves PUBG Studio Krafton

Will continue work on Prologue, described as "an exploration of new technologies and gameplay."

By Jason Winter - 2 weeks ago
EG7 Financials Mention Daybreak Titles Coming To 4Game And "Unannounced AAA-MMO"

EG7 Financials Mention Daybreak Titles Coming To 4Game And "Unannounced AAA-MMO"

Daybreak daddy Enad Global 7 released its Q1 2021 financial results today, and everything is coming up roses.

By Jason Winter - 3 months ago
EG7 CEO Addresses Community, Is Looking To Revive H1Z1 And Just Survive

EG7 CEO Addresses Community, Is Looking To Revive H1Z1 And Just Survive

Enad Global 7 CEO Robin Flodin has been making games since he was 11 and launched his first title before finishing university.

By Jason Winter - 4 months ago
EG7 Acquired Innova In February, Has "10+ Undisclosed Projects" In The Works

EG7 Acquired Innova In February, Has "10+ Undisclosed Projects" In The Works

Enad Global 7 is still scooping up game companies.

By Jason Winter - 5 months ago
More On Daybreak's Acquisition: SSG Ownership, Sales Breakdowns, And A Marvel Game?

More On Daybreak's Acquisition: SSG Ownership, Sales Breakdowns, And A Marvel Game?

We're still trying to sort out all the fine points of Enad Global 7's acquisition of Daybreak Game Company yesterday.

By Jason Winter - 9 months ago
Daybreak Purchased By Swedish Publisher For $300 Million

Daybreak Purchased By Swedish Publisher For $300 Million

Daybreak Game Company has been purchased by Swedish publisher Enad Global 7 AB, the same company that acquired MechWarrior Online developer Piranha Games last week.

By Jason Winter - 9 months ago
Layoffs Confirmed By Daybreak Games Hit San Diego Studio

Layoffs Confirmed By Daybreak Games Hit San Diego Studio

Having laid off a reported 70 or so employees back in December, released a few more when NantG decided it didn't want Z1 anymore, and having a whole host of new trademarks filed, news from Daybreak Game Company has been a bit ...

By Michael Byrne - 1 year ago
H1Z1 On PS4 Adds New Map Specially Created For Battle Royale Shenanigans

H1Z1 On PS4 Adds New Map Specially Created For Battle Royale Shenanigans

H1Z1 on PlayStation 4's got a new map, its first since launch, and a bunch of other new goodies to facilitate all your killin'.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Z1 Battle Royale Adds Game Mode That Drops New Sports Car From The Sky

Z1 Battle Royale Adds Game Mode That Drops New Sports Car From The Sky

Daybreak Game Company has added a new car to Z1 Battle Royale and, most importantly, something to do with it.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Five Years Ago, Folks Were Really Mad About Digital Extremes Being Bought (And Other Stories)

💣 Feature | Five Years Ago, Folks Were Really Mad About Digital Extremes Being Bought (And Other Stories)

We're midway through July, and I thought that would make for a perfect time to turn back the clock five years, all the way back to the halcyon days of 2014, when people were mad that Digital Extremes was about to be purchased,...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Daybreak Created A New LLC, And Received Extension For "Bronze Age Studios," In June

Daybreak Created A New LLC, And Received Extension For "Bronze Age Studios," In June

There might be more in store for Daybreak Game Company than just a few new trademarks.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Z1 Battle Royale Staff Members Saying Goodbyes, Game Going Back To Daybreak (Updated w/NantG Response)

Z1 Battle Royale Staff Members Saying Goodbyes, Game Going Back To Daybreak (Updated w/NantG Response)

Reports are coming in that something -- and it's not good -- is happening with Z1 Battle Royale, the rebranded PC version of H1Z1 under the auspices of NantG and Daybreak Game Company.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Wednesday's Z1 Battle Royale Update And Rebranding Might Be The Game's Last Chance

💣 Feature | Wednesday's Z1 Battle Royale Update And Rebranding Might Be The Game's Last Chance

H1Z1 is no more. No, it hasn't shut down.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
NantG Is Looking To Resurrect H1Z1's Original Version, Just Survive

NantG Is Looking To Resurrect H1Z1's Original Version, Just Survive

If any game could be dead and then rise from the grave, it should be a zombie game, right?...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
H1Z1's Big Season 3 Expansion Is Here, Adds New FFA Deathmatch Mode And More

H1Z1's Big Season 3 Expansion Is Here, Adds New FFA Deathmatch Mode And More

If 100 players is too much for you to deal with in H1Z1, how about just 50?...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
H1Z1's Biggest PS4 Update Ever Will Bring the Carnage

H1Z1's Biggest PS4 Update Ever Will Bring the Carnage

On February 21, H1Z1: Battle Royale players on PlayStation 4 will receive the biggest update in the history of the game.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 2 years ago
Daybreak Offers $300 Lifetime All-Access Pass, As Well As $200 One-Year Bundle

Daybreak Offers $300 Lifetime All-Access Pass, As Well As $200 One-Year Bundle

When Dungeons & Dragons Online and The Lord of the Rings Online announced their pricy, limited-time packages a few weeks ago, you would have been forgiven for forgetting (say that five times fast) that both games are developed...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Daybreak Game Company Confirms Layoffs, Estimated At About 70 Employees

Daybreak Game Company Confirms Layoffs, Estimated At About 70 Employees

It's been a rough year for Daybreak Game Company, and Christmas is about to get a little rougher for a large chunk of its (former) employees.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Trademark Filings Points To PlanetSide 2 Battle Royale

Trademark Filings Points To PlanetSide 2 Battle Royale

You get a battle royale!...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
H1Z1 Pro League Suspending Operations While Still "Working To Pay Teams"

H1Z1 Pro League Suspending Operations While Still "Working To Pay Teams"

After an issue with delayed payments, which was followed by a guarantee that those payments would be made, the H1Z1 Pro League will be shutting down, scuttling the second part of the first season and a planned second season. ...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Just Survive, The Original Form Of H1Z1, Shuts Down Its Servers

Just Survive, The Original Form Of H1Z1, Shuts Down Its Servers

In its original form, Just Survive was announced as free-to-play, launched into early access with a price tag, split into two games, both announced as not free-to-play, then its counterpart went free-to-play ...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Daybreak Partners With NantWorks To Create Mobile Versions Of H1Z1 And EverQuest

Daybreak Partners With NantWorks To Create Mobile Versions Of H1Z1 And EverQuest

We haven't seen a news day like this in quite a while.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
H1Z1 Pro League Is Reportedly Not Paying Teams While Daybreak Cites NDA

H1Z1 Pro League Is Reportedly Not Paying Teams While Daybreak Cites NDA

The H1PL might be RIP soon, unless DBG can come up with some $$$. That's the word from VPEsports (hat-tip: Massively Opinionated), which is reporting that Daybreak Game Company's H1Z1 Pro League (H1PL) is facing financial d...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Former Monolith CEO Jace Hall Is The New H1Z1 Lead And He's Ambitious

Former Monolith CEO Jace Hall Is The New H1Z1 Lead And He's Ambitious

Daybreak Game Company's free-to-play battle royale game H1Z1 has a new head honcho: former Monolith Productions CEO and HDFilms president -- among various other things -- Jace Hall.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
EA On Battle Royale: "We're Interested In Experimenting With a Free-to-Play Standalone Game"

EA On Battle Royale: "We're Interested In Experimenting With a Free-to-Play Standalone Game"

Got enough battle royale games in your library yet?...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Happy 4th of July! Our Top 5 Free-To-Play Games Set In America

💣 Feature | Happy 4th of July! Our Top 5 Free-To-Play Games Set In America

It's America's birthday tomorrow!...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
H1Z1 Celebrates First Month On PS4 With Free Gifts And New Air Strike Weapon

H1Z1 Celebrates First Month On PS4 With Free Gifts And New Air Strike Weapon

In just over a month, H1Z1 has accumulated 10 million survivors on the PlayStation 4.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
H1Z1 Brings Beloved Landmarks Back For New Outbreak Map

H1Z1 Brings Beloved Landmarks Back For New Outbreak Map

Earlier today, H1Z1 dropped an update that not only adds new content, but also brings back some of the things players have been missing.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 3 years ago
H1Z1 Hits Open Beta On PS4, Daybreak Claims Over 200,000 Concurrent Players

H1Z1 Hits Open Beta On PS4, Daybreak Claims Over 200,000 Concurrent Players

Last month's interview with Daybreak Game Company about H1Z1's upcoming open beta on the PlayStation 4 was quickly overshadowed by the company's big ownership mess.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
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