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8:40 AM on 01.31.2012

Syndicate demo hitting XBL, PSN today

A four-player co-op demo for Starbreeze's Syndicate shall be available for your downloading amusement on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network today. The demo shall showcase one of the game's nine levels.  The Xbox Live vers...

Jim Sterling

11:15 AM on 01.17.2012

Syndicate hits Good Old Games this Thursday

Good Old Games will finally let you grab the original Syndicate on January 19 for $5.99. Not to be mistaken with Starbreeze's upcoming first-person shooter, this classic 1993 game should keep you occupied while you wait to se...

Maurice Tan

8:20 AM on 01.17.2012

Take over these new Syndicate screens and co-op trailer

The illustrious Max Scoville and I recently had the chance to check out a few of the four-player, co-op missions in Starbreeze Studio's upcoming cyberpunk shooter Syndicate. While you can check out Max's impressions here, du...

Wesley Ruscher

8:00 AM on 01.17.2012

The DTOID Show: Syndicate co-op impressions part one

Hey guys! Last week Anthony Carboni (host of New Challenger) and I took a little field trip over to EA's Redwood Shores compound for a bit of hands on time with a few levels of Syndicate's co-op mode. We had such a good time...

Max Scoville

8:00 PM on 01.04.2012

Syndicate's new co-op trailer has some heat

This latest trailer for Syndicate is pretty damn exciting. It's a sparse overview of the title's cooperative mode which lets you team up with three other operatives on assignments deemed to difficult for a lone agent to...

Conrad Zimmerman

8:00 AM on 12.20.2011

New Syndicate game banned in Australia (surprise!)

In news that should shock nobody by now, Starbreeze's upcoming Syndicate reboot has been refused classification in Australia, making it illegal to sell in the country. The game's violent content has been cited as the reason, ...

Jim Sterling



Preview: A quick look at co-op in Syndicate photo
Preview: A quick look at co-op in Syndicate
by Abel Girmay

Reboots are nothing new to the videogame industry. This, arguably, common place occurrence seemed to take a turn for the weird when Take-Two announced the re-imaging of the PC strategy title X-Com into a first-person shooter.

Maybe switching genres as part of the reboot process is here to stay, as EA is following suit with their upcoming title Syndicate, a reboot of the classic PC strategy title. Keeping in line with the conventions of the modern FPS, developer Starbreeze Studios is adding a co-op mission mode which we recently got a chance to check out.

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8:00 AM on 11.02.2011

New Syndicate trailer features co-op, ladies, mohawks

It may not be a 100% faithful remake of the original game, but Starbreeze's new Syndicate remake is looking like an increasingly interesting shooter, if the new co-op trailer is to be believed. It shows, a presumably player-...

Josh Tolentino

6:00 PM on 10.24.2011

EA: Syndicate remake a possibility

Starbreeze's reimagining of the classic strategy game, Syndicate, might have ruffled some feathers with its switch to a first person perspective, but EA isn't writing off a proper remake. Speaking with Eurogamer, EA executive...

Fraser Brown

3:00 AM on 10.17.2011

EA wants to give you a history lesson about Syndicate

In this trailer for the upcoming reboot Syndicate, EA wanted to take the time to make sure we are all on the same page here by explaining what made the original Syndicate such a truly fantastic game. Defining the tactical sh...

Brett Zeidler





8:15 PM on 10.14.2011

The DTOID Show: Syndicates, Battlefields, and Bagmen!

Good evening, little darklings. It's the last day of our Giveaway Week and we gave out a total of $900 worth of prizes! Special thanks to those of you who spent minutes painstakingly drawing and MS Painting photos for a chan...

Tara Long

11:10 PM on 09.28.2011

The DTOID Show: Jim Sterling talks Battlefield 3 beta!

Good evening, videogamers! It's Wednesday and that means another episode of The Destructoid show is on its way to your eyeballs and earholes. On tonight's menu, I discuss L.A. Noire making its way to PC and the Foo Fighters ...

Tara Long

9:20 AM on 09.28.2011

Syndicate gets surprise release of February 21

We've only just had solid details about Starbreeze's plans to reboot Syndicate as a first-person-shooter, but already there's a launch window on the cards -- and it's relatively soon! The game's been slated for February 21 an...

Jim Sterling

7:00 AM on 09.11.2011

Details on Starbreeze's Syndicate leak, have some screens

Some details on the long-rumored Syndicate reboot were put up on EA's Origin store in the form of a product description, and naturally NeoGAF has snatched it up before it was taken down again. It's a shooter, but we already k...

Maurice Tan