Release Date

PlayStation 3

  • US 8th May 2012
  • EU 11th May 2012
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  • Review Starhawk (PlayStation 3)

    Brave new world

    It’s a testament to Warhawk's longevity that almost five years after its original release, it still maintains a vibrant and enthusiastic community. Most other multiplayer titles shed their numbers at a worrying rate, but engaging core design and unprecedented post-release support has ensured the downloadable shooter a place amongst...

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Starhawk News

  • News Today Is the Last Day You'll Be Able to Play Starhawk Online

    Server shutdown

    For the few of you out there still playing an online multiplayer game on the PlayStation 3, your hours are numbered when it comes to accessing the online portion of Starhawk. The 2012 follow-up to Warhawk is set to have its servers turned off at the end of play today, as noted in its PlayStation Store description. As noted in

  • News Starhawk Developer Shrinks, Switches to iOS Development

    Times are changing

    We didn’t expect Starhawk developer LightBox Interactive to stay exclusive to Sony following the release of its most recent online multiplayer shooter, but we’re a little bit disappointed by the company’s decision to step away from console development altogether. Alas, company president Dylan Jobe confirmed overnight that...

  • News PS Plus Subscribers Get Cheap Admission to the Tokyo Jungle

    Wild thing

    North American PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to sample the feral future of Japan at a discounted price point, Sony has announced. Premium members will be able to snap up the hotly anticipated Tokyo Jungle at just $11.99 – a significant saving over the title’s standard $14.99 admission fee. Other upcoming offers include a...

  • News Sony Splitting Up Starhawk for PlayStation Network

    Plus more

    We felt back when we reviewed it that the tragically overlooked Starhawk would benefit from a standalone multiplayer release – and it looks like we were right on the money. Lightbox Interactive president Dylan Jobe has taken to the PlayStation Blog to announce just that, alongside two other individual versions of the innovative shooter...

  • News Latest Starhawk Patch Adds New Complimentary Maps

    Cypress hill

    Lest you forget that Starhawk actually released this year, developer Lightbox Interactive has announced a new update for the PS3 exclusive. Set to release later today, the patch includes a cavalcade of gameplay fixes, in addition to a couple of brand new multiplayer maps. The maps are set on Cypress, the first planet where Rift Energy...

  • News Starhawk Diary Shows the Stresses of Shipping a Game

    Blurry eyed

    Lightbox Interactive’s debut project is a roaring success, as our Starhawk review has already established. But that’s only due to a valiant effort from its dedicated team. Check out this behind the scenes trailer to learn about the 20 hour working days, tears and heart ache that went into making Starhawk such a great game. And then...

  • News Starhawk Bundles Free Copy of Original Warhawk

    Value added

    If the free map packs weren’t enough to encourage you to part with your cash for LightBox Interactive’s Starhawk, SCEE has announced that the European retail release will also include a free download for the original PSone version of Warhawk. The publisher has been working tirelessly behind the scenes to emulate the classic title for...

  • News LightBox Interactive Confirms Free Map Packs for Starhawk

    All of 'em

    In an age where DLC is hidden on discs and you need to enter lengthy codes in order to access online multiplayer, the idea of complimentary map packs is an utterly baffling one. But that’s exactly what developer LightBox Interactive intends to offer with its brand new PS3 exclusive shooter Starhawk. We’ll let gaffer Dylan Jobe deliver...

  • News Starhawk Beta Testers Scoop Additional Goodies

    Thank you note

    Those that participated in the beta test for Lightbox Interactive’s upcoming multiplayer shooter Starhawk will score a handful of additional in-game goodies. First up is the Hand of the Founder, a glowing atom that will rotate around your right-hand to show that you were one of the game’s originators. Additionally, those that have...

  • News Starhawk Takes You on a Trip to the Wild West

    Space saloon

    Lightbox Interactive’s upcoming PS3 exclusive Starhawk may primarily be a multiplayer focused affair, but the game will also boast a comprehensive single-player campaign to boot. The plot follows the adventure of Emmett Graves, a miner infected by valuable rift energy. We love the look of the game’s comic book cut-scenes, but...

About The Game

From the creators of Warhawk comes a bold new third person shooter adventure where you can change the battlefield instantly in the heat of combat.

In the future, humanity's last hope lies in the lawless frontier of space where factions battle over the universe's most precious resource, Rift Energy. Caught in the middle is Emmett Graves, an outcast gunslinger who is drawn back to the planet that abandoned him, to face a fierce outlaw and his warband of followers. Experience intense frenetic combat on foot, in vehicles, or in the air and discover a new type of shooter gameplay with the new "Build & Battle" system. Gain the tactical advantage by calling upon an arsenal of weapons, vehicles, and fortifications, violently delivered from an orbiting drop ship to help turn the tide of battle. Engage in epic 32 player online battles and see maps dynamically change depending completely on each player's strategy or team up with friends and protect your claim against waves of AI opponents in online and offline Co-op modes.

Intense Air, Ground, and Vehicular Combat
Access an arsenal of weapons for action-packed run and gun game play or pilot land or air vehicles for an incredible range of combat.

New Build & Battle System
Change the battlefield to your advantage and call down a variety of equipment, vehicles and fortifications instantly from an orbiting drop ship.

Full Single Player Campaign
Caught in-between a warband of merciless enemies and a planet he once called home, outcast gunslinger, Emmett Graves and his partner Cutter must count on an arsenal of weapons and a little luck to bring an outlaw to justice.

Epic 32 Multiplayer Battles
Engage online opponents in vast battlefields spanning 5 unique worlds. Level up your to personalize your experience with player upgrades, skills, and customizable skins for characters and vehicles.

Offline and Online Co-op Modes
Team up with friends by yourself or on 2 player split-screen to defend your claim against waves of enemies in 1-4 player Co-Op Mode

Rich Online Community Features
Easy to use Tournament and Clan support with additional Quick Match and Friends List features. Keep up to date with the Community Events Calendar, Ticker Tape updates, or the Starhawk Android Ap.