Due to the frequent interruptions with our current ISP, Cox Cable, we have decided to move both of TheArkLife servers to a new host!  Details can be found @ We will be running BattlEye on the new host!  BattlEye is the chosen method for Anti-Cheat on Ark Survival and […]

New Host + Latest Dossier: Haementeria(Leech) & BattlEye Anti-Cheat System!

Finally!  The latest content patch for Ark is here! Spotlights include: New Dino: Gallimimus! SWAT-style Assault Armor for all your raiding needs! Greenhouse structure pieces to aid survivors in growing crops The shockingly powerful Electric Prod easily capable of knocking you out.     Welcome Gallimimus!  This guy is fast […]

New Dino! Gallimimus & Patch 233

With the release of the next patch v232 “scheduled” to release today, we get two new creatures!!  Check out the spotlight video and dossiers below!     Dimetrodon: Summary – While you cannot ride the Dimetrodon, the dossier states “its main use to survivors is to utilize the sail’s insulating […]

New Creatures! Dimetrodon & Dung Beetle!

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Common Name: Archaeopteryx Species: Archaeopteryx Magnamilvum Time: Late Jurassic Diet: Carnivore Temperament: Fearful   Wild Approximately one meter long, the Archaeopteryx Magnamilvum is a primarily tree-dwelling proto-bird. It avoids the ground as much as possible, preferring to stay in the safety of the trees, where few predators can reach it. […]

Dossier: Archaeopteryx

    The ARK is getting a unique new denizen today: the hip hopping Procoptodon, essentially a gigantic prehistoric Kangaroo. Carrying up to TWO passengers, in a first for ARK creatures, the Procoptodon is able to cover great distances and leap over obstacles with ease, while the pouch-bound passenger is […]

Spotlight: Procoptodon, and New Years Eve Ball!

Check out for information on winter wonderland(latest patch), some cool custom 3D printed items and an upcoming SOTF tournament! P.S. – While it is not against the rules; if you decide to go for a present after someone has already arrived, be prepared to pay the consequences!      

ARK: Winter Wonderland, SoTF: Naughty or Nice & Winter Sale!

Common Name: Ammonite Species: Ammonitina Multiamicus Time: Late Jurassic – Mid Cretaceous Diet: Bottom Feeder Temperament: Passive Wild Usually found in the deepest parts of the waters around the island, Ammonitina Multiamicus has a strange relationship with the other creatures of the deep. It must do something beneficial for them, […]

Dossier: Ammonite

Common Name: Thylacoleo   Species: Thylacoleo Furtimorsus    Time: Late Pliocene – Late Pleistocene   Diet: Carnivore   Temperament: Aggressive     Wild Thylacoleo Furtimorsus is a large, powerful marsupial that can often be found hunting around trees. Its long claws and semi-opposable digits make it an apt climber, a quality […]

Dossier: Thylacoleo

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  An in-development version of dinosaur game Ark: Survival Evolved will launch on Xbox One on December 16, developer Studio Wildcard has announced. It’ll cost $35, which is $5 more than the game goes for on PC.   Studio co-founder and creative director Jess Rapczak says in a new interview that […]

Ark: Survival Evolved Xbox One Gameplay Reveal Trailer

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This post is dedicated to possible mods on The Ark Life!  The idea was brought up by players and we want to know what you guys think about it.  Currently we are considering the mods below.  Please vote on the poll and give us feedback.   Poll @ Bottom Submit your […]

Server Mods? Give Us Your Input!! (Poll Inside)