Special ARKaeology Event Launches Today on Xbox One, PS4 and PC

Dinosaur hype is at its peak as the Jurassic blockbuster prepares to invade movie screens next week! Developer Studio Wildcard is excited as well, celebrating today by launching a new in-game event for its action-adventure dinosaur survival game, ARK: Survival Evolved. Dubbed “ARKaeology”, this time-limited event encourages players to search the multiple ARKs for fossil mounds, which, when scavenged, will reveal dinosaur bones which can be used to create special skins in a cooking pot. These collectible skins include the popular “Skeleton Dinos” from previous Fear Evolved events, along with…

This week’s ID@Xbox releases (August 28 – September 1)

Here are the releases for August 28th to September 1st! Check them out and let us know what you think! Ark: Survival Evolved – August 29 Stranded on the shores of a mysterious island, you must learn to survive. Use your cunning to kill or tame the primeval creatures roaming the land, and encounter other players to survive, dominate… and escape! Purchase it here in the Microsoft Store Killing Floor 2 – August 29 In Killing Floor 2 players descend into continental Europe where the outbreak caused by Horzine Biotech’s failed experiment…

Sumthing Else Music Works to release soundtrack for ARK: SURVIVAL EVOLVED

Sumthing Else Music Works, the premier record label dedicated to releasing video game soundtracks, and independent game developer, Studio Wildcard, are proud to present the epic orchestral soundtrack to the definitive open-world dinosaur survival-adventure game, ARK: Survival Evolved. Composed by Gareth Coker (Minecraft, Ori and the Blind Forest), the official soundtrack album will be released August 29 via digital and streaming outlets worldwide through Sumthing Else Music Works https://www.sumthing.com. “Gareth’s mind-blowing sense of melody and uncanny expertise at reinforcing specific themes and emotions through his music helped shape the identity…

ARK: Survival Evolved Goes Gold, Worldwide Release Date of Aug 29

Studio Wildcard announced today that it has passed full certification for its dinosaur survival-adventure game ARK: Survival Evolved and will be shipping its full release to physical retail and digital stores on August 29, 2017. “The evolution of ARK has taken a 2-year journey through early access, and the full version will demonstrate that the extra time in development was put to good use,” said Doug Kennedy, CEO and Co-Founder Studio Wildcard. “We spent the extra time squashing bugs, improving performance, enhancing the single player experience and delivering the end-game…

Studio Wildcard Confirms ‘No Wipe’ Server Details, Rentable Console Servers at Launch

ARK: Survival Evolved is on the cusp of leaving its Early Access development and will hit full 1.0 release on August 8 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam! In anticipation of this milestone, developer Studio Wildcard is sharing some key news regarding servers and the upcoming Ragnarok content! First, Studio Wildcard reconfirmed its commitment to no server wipe – despite a recent rash of cheating and hacking within the game. In addition to continuing to operate the legacy servers, on launch date the studio will roll out a fresh…

ARK: Survival Evolved V258 Console Update

The dino-obsessed development team at Studio Wildcard today released a massive content update for the Xbox One versions of ARK: Survival Evolved. Players that can’t get enough of finding and taming new creatures will find five more beasties to track down on land, or in the water via the brand new speedy new motorboat! With this update, 100 creatures have now been officially released into the base game (not even counting bosses or specialized variants!), and the custom per-pixel painting feature has been added for structures, survivors, and creatures. Head…

ARK: Survival Evolved V257 Update

The development team at Studio Wildcard today have launched another content-crammed update for their dinosaur-survival game, ARK: Survival Evolved. The free new update is one of the largest to date, including four new creatures (ready for the fun of herding Giant Bees?), more sci-fi TEK structures and gear such as the Cloning Chamber, TEK Megalodon Saddle, TEK Grenades plus TEK Turrets, the arrival of the Ascension mechanic accessed via the ultra-dangerous new cave in the sweltering crater of the active volcano, two new hairstyles, tons of new gameplay music tracks,…

ARK Console Update Available Now

Studio Wildcard, the development team that never sleeps, today launched a new update on Xbox One and PlayStation®4 for its epic dino-survival adventure ARK: Survival Evolved. This huge new patch (v256) arrives bursting with new content, including vacuum-sealed underwater bases and aquatic creature breeding, TEK teleporter pads and wireless generators, and four powerful creatures. Today also brings to console players the first major menu redesign of ARK, as the Inventory UI receives a complete visual and functional overhaul – introducing a modernized and streamlined new look. This is a huge…

Studio Wildcard to Promote ARK Modders via Financial and Development Support

– Studio Wildcard revealed today at the Game Developers Conference 2017 that it has launched the ARK Sponsored Mods program, which will provide both financial support and development advice to select modders of ARK: Survival Evolved. The program’s goal is to give a boost to the vibrant ARK modding community by selecting 15 projects each month to each receive $4,000 towards the modders’ ongoing development costs. Completed mods may also be considered for integration into the final retail release on PC and Consoles of ARK: Survival Evolved. “We know how…

ARK PC Content Update and Gameplay Video

In an effort to make their game the most content-rich hunk of dino-tainment available, the development dervishes of Studio Wildcard have released an all-new content update today (v255) for the Steam version of ARK: Survival Evolved. This content infusion adds more of the TEK Tier technology that was recently launched, including a complete set of TEK building structures, an impenetrable “TEK Forcefield” which can be dynamically expanded or contracted, and customizable “TEK Autodoors” to complete Survivor’s futuristic new bases. This update also includes not one, not two, not three, but four…