Posts Tagged DayZ


DayZ alpha released on Steam early access

If you’ve been waiting for DayZ’s alpha to show its face on Steam’s early access system, that wait can now come to an end.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Dec 2013 | 1

DayZ Standalone devs ambushed during their own Q&A stream

Update: The DayZ alpha is now on Steam early access.
Today has provided another first-hand example of how harsh life in the world of DayZ can be.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Dec 2013 | 2

New DayZ Standalone video shows 10 minutes of zombie smashing

A new unedited video for DayZ Standalone as been posted by its creator Dean Hall and it’s ten minutes of unedited zombie survival fun. 

By Paul Younger | 16 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #138

For reasons best known to the podcast team, this week’s edition has several horrendous deviations into references to Jimmy Savile, child soldiers and the Nazis.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Oct 2013 | 5

DayZ standalone appears in Steam database

Like a moaning undead face at a window, a client for DayZ has suddenly popped up in the Steam database.

By Tim McDonald | 24 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

DayZ dev blog shows latest additions and updates

Dean Hall is back with another lengthy video developer blog in which he shows off the game’s latest developments including multiplayer optimisation, interface changes, reworking the zombie AI where they will avoid collision, chase payers and more.

By Paul Younger | 8 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Shambling on: DayZ standalone waiting on “core network architecture”

Joystiq caught up for a chat with DayZ standalone developer Dean “Rocket” Hall at GamesCom, to get an update on what the crazy-heck is happening with that game.

By Peter Parrish | 22 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #126

The shadow of Pat Sharp’s mullet hangs heavy over the IncGamers Podcast this week, for some unfathomable reason.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Aug 2013 | Comments Off

Zombie combo: DayZ standalone devblog vid explains lack of public alpha

A new devblog video from Bohemia Interactive and Dean “Rocket” Hall (visible at the bottom of this post) offers details on the current state of the standalone version of DayZ, and details a few recent improvements – while explaining a little of why the game isn’t yet available to the public.

By Tim McDonald | 3 Aug 2013 | 9

Gun-toting: New DayZ Standalone multiplayer test shots

The DayZ team at Bohemia have been testing the multiplayer for DayZ Standalone today and  they’ve released quite a few new shots as a bit of a teaser.

By Paul Younger | 3 Aug 2013 | 2

IncGamers Podcast #125

Can the podcast team interest you in some fish?
Hopefully so, because the thrilling, not-at-all-playground-style drama of Phil Fish’s sudden games industry resignation is a point of discussion this week.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Still “no set release date” for DayZ standalone’s public alpha

In a short, Q&A-style update on the DayZ forums, creator Dean “Rocket” Hall explains that the current lack of devblog updates on the project are due to how hard the team has been working.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Jul 2013 | 13

DayZ team hump blankets to create zombie mo-cap sequences in new video

A new DayZ video blog has been posted today and this week the team head to the motion capture studio to film some zombie motion capture footage.

By Paul Younger | 22 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

DayZ mod pops up on Steam

No more faffing about with external downloads and installer programs; the DayZ zombie survival mod for Arma 2 is now available through Steam.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Feb 2013 | 1

DayZ developer video diary demos standalone version’s new features

Rocket is back with a new DayZ developer update and this time it’s a video blog in which Matt and Rocket treat you to some of the new features of the standalone version of DayZ.

By Paul Younger | 5 Feb 2013 | Comments Off

DayZ dev has never been so “excited” – Big development update

The DayZ development blog received a massive update today as Dean Hall went to town detailing all the latest developments.

By Paul Younger | 25 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

DayZ explains release date delay, launching closed test “imminently”

The initial plan for Arma II zombie-survival mod DayZ was a stand-alone release before the end of 2012.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jan 2013 | Comments Off

The War Z debacle depresses DayZ creator

DayZ’s creater Dean Hall has retreated into his shell on the back of all the War Z controversy which ultimately led to the removal of War Z from steam a couple of days ago.

By Paul Younger | 20 Dec 2012 | 6

No more pond-tents, thanks to DayZ’s new community update

The latest build for successful Arma 2 zombie-survival mod DayZ is rolling out, and it’s an update that has been entirely developed by the game’s community.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

DayZ creator on The War Z: “What they’re doing is not cool”

The console version of DayZ looks as though it will be released this year, at least in alpha form.

By John Robertson | 28 Sep 2012 | 2

The War Z: You’ll lose real-money items if you die

This is a controversial one.
The DayZ-esque The War Z has have a real-money store that lets you purchase in-game items for hard cash.

By John Robertson | 10 Sep 2012 | 3

DayZ could be coming to a console near you

If the standalone PC edition of ArmA II mod DayZ is successful enough it could make its way to console.

By John Robertson | 20 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

DayZ nearly 1 million unique players

The Dayz mod for ArmA II has passed the 900,000 unique players mark.

By John Robertson | 31 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

DayZ Video Journal #02: Hatcheting a Plan

We’ll periodically be bringing you footage of the team’s adventures in the Eastern European expanses of Chernarus, as John, Tim and myself try to stay alive as long as possible with a bear minimum of wilderness survival skills.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Jul 2012 | 3

DayZ Video Journal #01: Swallowed by Shadows

The DayZ zombie survival mod for Bohemia Interactive’s Arma 2 has been something of a sensation.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Jul 2012 | 2

ArmA 2 patched, improves DayZ experience

Bohemia Interactive has release the 1.62 patch for Arma 2. 
The patch will help with stability issues when running the DayZ mod, with Bohemia telling us “zombie hunts less prone to crashes and should improve server stability”.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

DayZ planning to be stand-alone this year

ArmA 2’s DayZ mod has been ridiculously successful. It’s made ArmA 2 more successful than it has ever been, it’s proven that a persistent world PC game needn’t be all about fighting and levelling up and it’s gotten me hooked.

By John Robertson | 24 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

American Psycho runs wild in DayZ [Video]

The Arma 2 zombie survival mod DayZ is a game pretty much built for griefing.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Jul 2012 | Comments Off