Developer: Bohemia Interactive
Story: DayZ places players in a fictional post-Soviet state named Chernarus, where an unknown virus has turned most of the population into undead, violent zombies. As a survivor with limited supplies, you must scavenge the world for food, water, weapons, and medicine, while killing or avoiding zombies, and killing, avoiding or co-opting other players in an attempt to survive the zombie apocalypse.
Latest DayZ News
Garry Newman From Gmod Releases Rust, A DayZ Meets Minecraft Game
Warning: The following game is an alpha release and is subject to user rage, griefing, ego-rape and loss of progress due to bugs, glitches, errors and incomplete game code. With that disclaimer out of the way, I invite you to explore Garry Newman's (of Gmod fame) latest creation, Rust.
DayZ Standalone Set To Release For PS4, But Not On Xbox One
If you've been clamoring for an open-world, post-apocalyptic zombie title to play with friends and strangers where survival is key and permadeath is, well permanent, you'll probably want to check out DayZ. Except, you'll only be able to check out the standalone version on PC and PS4.
E3 2013: New DayZ Gameplay Footage Preps Gamers For The Alpha
Reddit sent a couple of dedicated redboys to E3 this year to cover the event on the ground level and with microphone and camera in tow, the Reddit Vidya Gaems Jurnol1st managed to get a one-on-one interview with Dean “Rocket” Hall as well as showcase some brand new gameplay footage of DayZ.
E3 2013: DayZ Standalone Screenshots Scavenge For Supplies
Some brand new post-apocalyptic screenshots for the DayZ Standalone has been released to the public, courtesy of Bohemia Interactive's E3 presence. The new screenshots are entirely in-game and aren't some PR bullshots taken from some non-existent gameplay build set to wow and mesmerize...*cough*Aliens: Colonial Marines*cough*.
7 Days To Die Wants To Mix DayZ And Minecraft
There are plenty of open-world zombie games out there trying to best DayZ and plenty of sandbox building games trying to top Minecraft. 7 Days to Die, however, is trying to take elements of each game and put them together in one satisfying package.
DayZ Standalone Closed Alpha Underway, Pricing Details Discussed
Dean “Rocket” Hall has been trudging away in the trenches of development war, working hard to bring the standalone version of the zombie apocalypse survival game, DayZ, to the masses this year. Well, recently Hall laid out a few more details on what gamers can expect from the alpha test.
DayZ Standalone Dev Diary Talks To Released Dev From Greek Prison
Remember the few developers who had been imprisoned in Greece over espionage chargers? Those developers who were helping Dean “Rocket” Hall on the development of the DayZ standalone? Well, one of them has finally stepped in front of the camera to talk about the map design for the standalone of DayZ as well as a few other things.
DayZ Standalone Public Alpha Release Set For June
It's not set in stone but it has been verbally set out into the interwebs thanks to lead project creator Dean “Rocket” Hall. At this year's PAX Hall made it known during a Q&A that the alpha Standalone for DayZ is scheduled to appear this June.
DayZ: Standalone Gets Radio Communication, Help From The Game Community
Dean “Rocket” Hall recently updated the DayZ tumblr, and he unleashed some a little bit of the design progress while scaling Mount Everest. A lot of the progress for the game is mostly cosmetic as the team's lead coders setup the server architecture for DayZ: Standalone to withstand hack attacks and security breaches.
DayZ Bandit Hunting Video Takes A Startling Turn
The biggest social experiment in video games over the past ten years has strangely culminated into the mod-based, apocalyptic survival game from Arma 2 called DayZ. There's no game out there that tells stories like the ones found in DayZ, and a new video that starts off following a group of bandit hunters, turns into a completely different thing by the time it all wraps up.
DayZ Standalone's Latest Development Video Discusses Inventory, Pathfinding Changes
The standalone version of open-world zombie game DayZ seeks to correct many of the big weakspots in the original Arma 2 mod. A new blog update from Bohemia Interactive discusses the progress that they're making on several fronts.
DayZ Mod Now Available On Steam
It only took close to a year, but the Arma II mod of DayZ is now officially available on Steam. You no longer need complicated tools or workarounds to play the game, just a nice copy of Arma II: Combined Operations and you can install and play the mod to your heart's content...or until the DayZ standalone launches.
DayZ Standalone Zombie Mo-Cap Session Features Rocket In A Sex Party
A new developer diary from the team working on DayZ has emerged and it features 21 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage of Dean “Rocket” Hall and crew recording new animations for the zombies for the upcoming standalone version of DayZ. I don't want to give away too much, but the part where “Rocket” starts having zombie sex with a prop...well. Just see it for yourself.
DayZ Standalone Limited Alpha Keys Being Issued
Dean “Rocket” Hall is issuing test keys for DayZ in a limited capacity. By limited capacity, I mean that the game is only receiving 30 keys that are being handed out to select members of the public. Unfortunate, yes, but there's still hope. Hall has already said that they will be ramping up testing as the game nears more stable builds.
DayZ Closed Beta Test Next Week, Could Arrive For Xbox 720, PS4
Dean “Rocket” Hall has updated the Tumblr for the standalone version of DayZ and answers a few questions regarding the progress and multiplatform possibilities for the game. The most promising news is that if the team has a stable enough build by next week, they'll begin large scale testing between 50 and 150 people, which means open beta might come sooner than we think.