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The new DayZ update seems to be breaking legs left and right

Left and right, get it?
Apr 09
This rather boring GIF represents the agony that some DayZ players are going through. Version .55 just launched, and it looks like randomly broken legs are one of the features that rolled out. Just when you thought the ...

How to win friends and influence people in DayZ

There seem to be two kinds of people in DayZ: Friendly and alive
Dec 14
DayZ is a lot of things to a lot of different people. For some, it's a chance to test their mettle against an overtly hostile world that would like nothing better than to see them die cold, hungry and alone.&n...

DayZ may implement cannibalism in the next update

Would you eat another player to survive?
Nov 20
"With savages, the weak in body or mind are soon eliminated; and those that survive commonly exhibit a vigorous state of health." -- Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man. It appears that the developers of DayZ may impleme...

DayZ is headed to PlayStation 4

Early access on consoles?
Aug 12
Bohemia Interactive's open-world survival game DayZ has its sights set on PlayStation 4. As announced by designer Dean Hall during the PlayStation gamescom 2014 conference, the multiplayer title will arrive on the console, bu...

DayZ sure can get pretty creepy

One of the crazy ones
Apr 25
Don't ever trust strangers in DayZ.

Creator Dean Hall reveals 2014 roadmap for DayZ

There's grand plans ahead for the zombie survival sim
Mar 31
Speaking at EGX Rezzed 2014 over the weekend, DayZ creator Dean Hall not only revealed details about the new Slovakian studio that would be dedicated to the game but also a roadmap that outlined future development on the open...

Cooking system coming to DayZ

Eat healthy
Mar 03
The DayZ development blog has updated with some information on where the game is going to head next, putting greater focus on implementing survival mechanics. Specifically, they're working on adding a cooking system for ...

Surprising no one, DayZ reaches one million sales

'So much for the death of PC gaming'
Jan 14
Last we heard, the standalone alpha release of DayZ had passed 800,000 copies sold. It's only been about a week since and the game has reached an important milestone: one million sales. If you were wondering what kind of numb...

If you see these three guys in DayZ, start running

'Have a good day!'
Jan 10
Yesterday, Conrad told me he was thinking of trying DayZ's alpha release on Steam. He expressed concern about getting into a player-driven game -- particularly one as Stanford prison experiment-esque as this one -- without a...

Full DayZ beta set to arrive sometime in 2014

'Sooner' than the end of the year
Jan 07
Right now DayZ is in its alpha stage, and though thousands of people all across the world are heartily enjoying it, many of you want to wait until the more stable beta phase. You may be waiting a while though, as the beta is ...

DayZ standalone has now surpassed 800,000 sold

Jan 06
People have been anticipating the standalone version of DayZ for a while now, and it appears as if that excitement has paid off. Last week we reported that the game had sold upwards of 400,000 in its first week, but that...

How to politely rob someone in DayZ

'Can I come with you?'
Jan 04
You don't always have to be a giant dick towards other players in DayZ. I mean it's still pretty dickish to rob someone, but at least it was a nice robbery. (Via Reddit)

DayZ has sold more than 400,000 Early Access copies

Not too shambly
Jan 03
For what seemed like ages, DayZ existed only as a mod for ArmA II. Then, finally last month, DayZ saw a standalone release in alpha form via Early Access. It made more than $5 million in its first day. Clearly, people want ma...

And now, a moment from DayZ

Dec 24
Welp. (Via Reddit)

DayZ made $5.1 million in 24 hours

172,500 copies sold in that time frame
Dec 18
The standalone version of DayZ was released on Steam Early Access yesterday and it's already made $5.1 million in sales. That's insane! 172,500 copies were sold in the first 24 hours, and that number is just going to continue...

DayZ Standalone alpha released on Steam Early Access

Beta 'with all key features' expected to take at least a year
Dec 16
An honest-to-goodness alpha of DayZ's standalone release has hit Steam. It's here! As the developers at Bohemia Interactive have indicated before, this isn't meant for most players. The Steam Early Access page has similar di...

That standalone DayZ edition is still far away

The mod for ARMA II is still the only way to play for now
Nov 11
Just last week, an entry in Steam's databases made it look like the standalone edition of Dean 'Rocket' Hall's hugely popular ARMA II mod DayZ was imminent. However, posting on reddit, Hall confirmed that there's still more w...

DayZ Early Access entry found on Steam Database

The zombies might eat your brains soon
Oct 25
The Escapist has dug up a recently added entry to the Steam Database for the upcoming standalone version of DayZ. The entry just shows the name being added as "DayZ Early Access", and that's about it for right now. It's ...

A Chernarus Sing Along in DayZ - Challenge Scot!

A new week, a new challenge
Sep 19
This week's challenge is in the Arma 2 mod DayZ, in which I have to track down another player, hope that they don't shoot me on sight, and then get them to sing me a song. DayZ is notorious for having a very hostil...

DayZ devs show off server-side Zombies in this update

A multitude of features in the works
Mar 11
Dean "Rocket" Hall and the rest of the folks at Bohemia Interactive have been pretty busy working on the standalone version of DayZ and this new developer video helps shed some light on what they have been polishing. Im...

DayZ mod for Arma II now accessible from Steam

It's not too late to play
Feb 21
In the midst of last year's drama surrounding The War Z, I had practically forgot that the original DayZ mod that helped kickstart this whole zombie craze was never available on Steam. Well, that's no longer the case -- the p...

The nightmarish world of DayZ comes to life

Another great short by Corridor Digital
Jan 28
I really love watching the team at Corridor Digital put out original videos for the Internet to enjoy. Typically their shorts usually utilize flashy effects and over the top fights. This time though, the boys gave a realistic spin with their latest take on DayZ. It's surprisingly heavy, and I want a full blown movie of this now.

Developer gives a status update on DayZ Standalone

New release date will follow imminent closed test
Jan 07
While DayZ creator Dean Hall originally wanted to get the standalone release out before the end of 2012, that clearly hasn't happened. Citing the ambitious nature of "redeveloping the engine and making the game the way we all...

Work-in-progress DayZ standalone screenshots show indoors

Pardon the lack of blood and guts
Oct 15
And here I was, thinking we'd be stuck reusing that same old piece of art that came out alongside the announcement of the standalone DayZ game. Not so! Creator Dean Hall has posted a batch of unfinished screenshots on the dev...

DayZ standalone game coming by the end of this year

Sep 28
While we had previously heard that the standalone version of DayZ would be targeting a release sometime this year, it seems that's become a more definitive projection. Speaking to Red Bull, Bohemia Interactive's Matthew Light...

Dean 'Rocket' Hall reveals his plans for DayZ

Aug 21
With the incredibly popular DayZ mod for Arma II spawning a standalone game soon to be in development, creator Dean "Rocket" Hall spoke with PC Gamer about what players can expect, and the impetus for this move. For the ...

Popular mod DayZ to become standalone game

Aug 07
DayZ has found a tremendous amount of success as a mod for ArmA II, but you probably knew that already -- this is just one of those memorable games that us humans love to chat about. Of course, there are people who simply are...

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