studio wildcard

Indie studio known primarily for ARK: Survival Evolved.


Whatever happened to the pirate-themed survival sandbox Atlas?

The last time Atlas, the survival sandbox wearing a pirate costume, made any sort of public noise was on Friday, June 30th, when developer...

Wildcard sunsets ARK Survival Evolved official servers, confirms no Steam cross-play at ARK Ascended’s launch

"We aren't meant to live forever," reasons the title of a video for ARK: Survival Evolved, which is part of a wider send-off for...

ARK readies final Survival Evolved official server snapshot before September 30 shutdown

The end is nigh for ARK: Survival Evolved. The game's latest newsletter once again heralds the end for official servers of the dino survival...

ARK Survival Ascended still claims an October launch as it begins another player-made creature contest

ARK: Survival Ascended appears to still be motoring forward with its October launch plans in spite of the fact that it still hasn't shown...

SEC filings reveal the multi-million-dollar debt ARK Survival Evolved’s publisher owes Nitrado

In the middle of August, ARK: Survival Ascended called attention to a partnership with Nitrado that would guarantee the option for players to rent...

The MOP Up: Warhammer 40K Rogue Trader adds multiplayer coop

Turn-based CRPG Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader announced that it will be including coop multiplayer with its PC launch (there is no date yet set,...

ARK Survival Ascended confirms that players will get to rent private servers thanks to Nitrado partnership

Regular players of the original ARK: Survival Evolved may be familiar with the company name Nitrado, which has helped players rent their own private...

ARK Survival Ascended finalizes the player-created creature coming to its Aberration map

The community engagement continues in ARK: Survival Ascended. Readers might remember that Studio Wildcard kicked off a mid-July player-created creature contest that offered a...

ARK Survival Ascended confirms a delay to October, a lowered early access price, and one less map at launch

You've likely heard the axiom "less is more," but in the case of the upcoming Unreal Engine-upgraded ARK: Survival Ascended, less is going to...

Atlas Season season 13 launches June 30 with full wipes for its official servers

Buckle your swashes, batten down the hatches, and drink some questionable mixture of rum and God-knows-what: The early access piratical sandbox Atlas is readying...

ARK Survival Ascended highlights the sand-swimming Fasolasuchus and narrows down community critters

Now that ARK: Survival Evolved has gotten its final content drop, Studio Wildcard's ongoing Community Crunch newsletter is solely focused on the Unreal Engine...

ARK Survival Evolved’s final update features a horrifying yet versatile new giant insect creature

It's the eighth - and final - year for ARK: Survival Evolved as the game has received its last major content addition in the...

The MOP Up: Magic the Gathering Arena jumps the gun on Steam

While we were all led to believe that Magic the Gathering Arena was coming to Steam this fall -- mostly because investors were told...
All this and more dinosaurs besides.

‘Our bad’: Wildcard addresses Ark Survival Ascended debacle and server sunsets

When ARK: Survival Evolved developer Studio Wildcard announced an Unreal Engine 5 remaster that would ultimately close the game's official servers (unless they copied...

ARK 2 is delayed into 2024, original ARK will get an August UE5 remaster you’ll have to re-buy

The weekly newsletter out of ARK: Survival Evolved is arguably a tale of bad news, then interesting news, then worse news. On the bad...

The Daily Grind: Have you ever been inclined to try out a survival sandbox game?

Over the past few years we've seen the trend of a lot of survival sandbox games ebb and flow. These games are smaller than...

ARK 2 confirms the existence of a horrible spider, ARK Extinction arrives to Nintendo Switch April 11

Arachnophobes, look away from ARK: Survival Evolved's latest newsletter because it confirms that the survivalbox's sequel has a terrible giant spider in it. Seriously,...

Whatever happened to PixArk, Ship of Fools, and Justice Online?

Welcome back to another edition of Whatever Happened To, our intermittent roundup on MMOs and multiplayer games that have somehow slipped off our radar...

ARK’s Survival of the Fittest battle royale mode finally arrives to console players

Studio Wildcard seems to be of the mindset that everything is better with dinosaurs. That's the only conclusion we can draw when it created...

ARK Survival Evolved celebrates Valentine’s Day with colorful critters and boosted rates

The world of ARK: Survival Evolved isn't all about hard-bitten survival and humans being on the lower end of the food chain; it's also...