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DayZ standalone in Steam database, Hall says progress 'very good'

DayZ standalone is showing signs of (re)animation, with "DayZ Early Access" popping up in the Steam Database. The Escapist took note of the entry, and pointed out the entry is marked for the USA territory. "Amazing how quickly the internet picks up on things isn't it," said DayZ lead and creator...

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DayZ September dev blog teases new zombie AI and item degradation

DayZ ​creator Dean Hall's September dev blog detailed changes to the game's inventory, player interaction, item damage, and teased upcoming changes to zombie AI. The entire video is more than 20 minutes long and is stuffed full of information for DayZ fans, but here are a few highlights: In...

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Garry's Mod creator launches Rust in free alpha; think DayZ, STALKER [Update]

Garry Newman's new game is a departure from his breakout creation, Garry's Mod, but it's still slightly familiar. Rust is a survival game that started off as a DayZ clone and transitioned into a STALKER-inspired world where players build their own buildings and defenses – and they can...

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DayZ mod for Arma 2 comes to Steam

Getting your DayZ on just got a little bit easier, as the popular zombie mod for Arma 2 is now available directly through Steam, making installation much easier. So long as you have Arma 2: Combine Operations installed, you can install the mod from within Steam itself, without the need for an extra...

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DayZ standalone ambition expands, imminent closed test to dictate public release

DayZ creator Dean Hall acknowledged this morning that the standalone version of the hit mod missed its planned 2012 launch, and explained the reasons for the delay. "The plan from here is straightforward. We will be releasing a closed test imminently, during which approximately 500-1000 people will...

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DayZ creator on game's 'delay,' console ports and why he's holding back on showing it

Dean Hall has been on a roller coaster of 16-20 hour days since his highly successful ArmA 2 mod, DayZ, broke free and was officially announced as a standalone project in early August. Hall had previously expected the standalone version to launch in December, but that release window was cast in...

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First DayZ standalone screens take a trip to the country

A standalone version of DayZ, the little Arma 2 mod that could, is currently in development and project lead Dean Hall has shared the first images today. They're not exactly what you might have expected. There are no zombies, no humans-slash-backstabbers to look at; just a quaint country house...

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DayZ lead wants game on consoles, 'having meetings' about it at Gamescom

DayZ project lead Dean Hall "really hopes" the game is successful enough to justify a console version. Speaking to us today at Gamescom, the developer, who has been thrust into the spotlight thanks to the incredibly successful Arma2 mod, told us the only stumbling block is DayZ needs to be...

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DayZ now an official standalone project

DayZ, the Arma2 mod that's taken on a life of its own, will now become a standalone product. Lead developer Dean Hall will remain project lead, with Arma developer Bohemia Interactive as publisher. Hall explains the game will follow the Minecraft development model, with "fast iterations" and a...

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Over 500K attempting to survive in Arma 2 mod 'DayZ'

DayZ, the zombie-focused mod for ultra-realistic shooter Arma 2, has reached the 500,000 user milestone, the dev's Twitter account revealed today. "Congratulations everyone, with your support through tough times, mistakes, troubles, and technical problems, we now have over 500k users," the tweet...

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