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Killing Floor 2

Double XP and increased drop rate in Killing Floor 2 this weekend

Tripwire Interactive has been focusing its efforts on Killing Floor 2's new Versus mode for the last couple weeks. Using the recently-implemented Live Update system to try to balance has led to small changes being pushed out at a rapid pace...

 
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Hands-on Impressions

I got my dick destroyed in Outlast 2

The original Outlast had a nice combination of jump scares and actual horror; someone would pop out and scare you, before giving chase as you ran away and hid from them. You'd hear footsteps, breathing, and see enemies stand inches awa...

 
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The Park

Funcom confirms console release date for The Park

Funcom’s take on the ooh-this-is-a-spooky-abandoned-amusement-park-shall-I-enter-this-terrifying-looking-ghost-train trope The Park will hit current-gen consoles on May 3, 2016.  The first-person horror game from The Secret World...

 
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Back in 1995

PS1-lookin' horror game Back in 1995 is coming to Steam April 28

Between Back in 1995 and Banned Memories: Yamanashi, there looks to be a resurgence in '90s survival horror. After Steven wrote about the former almost exactly a year ago, developer Ichijou Takaaki went radio silent, though you co...

 
Phantasmal review
Phantasmal: City of Darkness has a killer pitch. A procedurally generated horror game that takes its inspiration from games like Silent Hill and horror staples like the novels of H.P. Lovecraft, set in the extra super spooky ...   read

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Killing Floor 2

Killing Floor 2's PVP mode is available now

Tripwire Interactive's Killing Floor series has always been a strictly cooperative affair. Grab some buddies, put a few bullets in some monsters, drink a beer or two, and walk away with a grin on your face. Starting today with Killing Floor...

 
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Fear Effect: Sedna

Fear Effect is returning with Square Enix's permission

Over two years ago, Square Enix announced its pitching-and-publishing platform called The Collective, where it encouraged other developers to take a swing at IPs such as Gex, Anachronox, and Fear Effect. Today, French studio Sushee has anno...

 
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Outlast 2

Outlast 2 is teasing a reckoning

Last we heard, Red Barrels was aiming for a fall 2016 release for Outlast 2. Assuming that's still the case, and based on this unsettling backwards-audio teaser video for the horror game, I bet we'll start to see a lot more of it soon -- s...

 
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Resident Evil

Capcom celebrations continue with big Resident Evil discounts

To celebrate Resident Evil’s 20th anniversary, Capcom has discounted a buttload of new and classic Resi games across a range of platforms that aren’t owned by Sony (nope, I have no idea why, either, but I'll keep you posted if t...

 
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Resident Evil

Happy 20th birthday, Resident Evil!

Twenty years ago today, Resident Evil opened its mansion doors to a whole new genre of video games.  It on was March 22, 1996, that we first met Chris Redfield, Jill Valentine, Barry Burton’s beard and Albert Wesker’s hair....

 
Killing Floor 2 photo
Killing Floor 2

Killing Floor 2 now has full Steam Workshop integration

Last week I wrote that Tripwire Interactive is bringing a competitive mode to Killing Floor 2. Some of you are excited to see how that turns out, and others would prefer the game to stick to its cooperative roots. Today, Tripwire annou...

 
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Dead Island 2

Sumo Digital takes over development of Dead Island 2

LittleBigPlanet developer Sumo Digital has taken over development of Dead Island 2. Publisher Deep Silver severed links with the original development team at Yager after citing it did not wish to make “compromises” with the sequ...

 
Killing Floor 2 photo
Killing Floor 2

A Versus mode is coming to Killing Floor 2 where you can play as the Zeds

During PC Gamer's Weekender event, Tripwire Interactive president John Gibson revealed some of the developer's upcoming plans for Killing Floor 2. The biggest addition is a humans versus Zeds PVP mode, where you can play as the various spec...

 
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Alan Wake

Okay, so Alan Wake's Return isn't the name of the next game

Remedy Entertainment hasn't put the Alan Wake series to bed yet. The studio has said in the past that it "assumed from the get-go that there was going to be a sequel." Ever since Quantum Break went gold last month, Remedy has hint...

 
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NightCry

NightCry's Scissorwalker will be coming for you this Spring

Nude Maker's NightCry (which you may remember as Project Scissors) has a dream team behind it that should excite fans of Japanese horror. Hifumi Kono, creator of the first two Clock Tower games, is directing. Masahiro Ito (Silent Hill'...

 
Dead Island photo
Dead Island

Dead Island: Definitive Collection embalms both games on May 31

There are too many metaphors to make about a zombie game coming back to life just a scant few years after its original release, so I'll do my best to refrain from here on out. No promises, though. Dead Island and its expansion Riptide ...

 
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Killing Floor 2

Killing Floor 2 sends you to prison with a sexy lever action rifle

The Sharpshooter perk/class in the first Killing Floor was a fan favorite for many reasons. The two most important are that it made taking down big Zeds like Fleshpounds and Scrakes easier, and that the Lever Action Rifle was so damn f...

 
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Alan Wake lives?

Quantum Break Easter eggs point to Alan Wake's Return

Remedy (Max Payne) is finally getting Quantum Break out the door in April and it looks a lot different from when I first saw it in 2013 (and just look at 2012's prototype footage). Since then it's gotten the Hollywood treatment as well as ...

 
Alan Wake photo
Alan Wake

Remedy has trademarked Alan Wake's Return

Remedy Entertainment has its hands full in the coming months, what with Quantum Break releasing in early April and all. That hasn't stopped the studio from looking ever so slightly ahead, though. And, it's in a direction that should pl...

 
Resident Evil
Almost a year ago, Capcom told investors that it wanted to continue the trend of putting out old titles on newer platforms. Last November, it seemed as if a re-release of Resident Evil 6 was definitely in the works -- a...   read

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Horror Games

NIS localizing cutesy horror game Yomawari: Night Alone

Nippon Ichi Software is localizing its adorable horror game Yomawari: Night Alone for western audiences, the studio revealed tonight at a press event in San Francisco. No concrete release information was announced outside of a "la...

 
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Dying Light

Techland plans to support Dying Light for another full year

While I was reviewing Dying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition, I kept noticing new improvements and content that wasn't in the original game. While some of these changes are due to that recent upgrade, Techland had been peppering...

 
Killing Floor 2 photo
Killing Floor 2

Dynamic difficulty tuning is coming to Killing Floor 2

Killing Floor has a fairly hardcore following: these folks build wikis to know every single damage value in the game, and pore over enemy animations so they can know the best way to take them down. The Hell On Earth difficulty is where they...

 
Dying Light review
Dying Light surprised the heck out of me last year. While I mostly agree with Chris about the various faults and clichés found within (you can read my thoughts here, from back in my before-Destructoid days), it wa...   read

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The Culling

The Culling is what a Hunger Games game would be like

Developer Xaviant has announced Battle Royale-esque The Culling, a new game wherein 16 players battle to the death in a Hunger Games-like island arena.  Just like Hunger Games, you must scavenge for weapons, food, and resources, and &l...

 
Killing Floor 2 photo
Killing Floor 2

New PVP modes and the Sharpshooter perk are coming to Killing Floor 2

Earlier today, Tripwire Interactive hosted its first livestream on Twitch. After a rough start due to tech issues (changing audio levels, extremely dark camera feed), the team announced upcoming plans and answered player questions. A bug pa...

 
Killing Floor 2 photo
Killing Floor 2

Tripwire Interactive is starting to do internal livestreams, bringing bug fixes to Killing Floor 2

I'm starving for more content in Tripwire Interactive's Killing Floor 2. Over the holiday break, I put a bunch of time into it and have almost maxed out all of my perks. While I'm looking forward to new weapons and classes like everyone els...

 
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Rides With Strangers

Wanna feel uncomfortable? Look at Rides With Strangers' Kickstarter

When I hunt for news, most of what I find doesn't make me bat an eye. Reflect Studios' Rides With Strangers showed me that I wasn't as jaded as I thought. Playing as Elora, a college graduate pursuing her dream job, your car breaks dow...

 
Dying Light: The Followin photo
Dying Light: The Followin

Here's how bounties work in Dying Light: The Following

Dying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition is just around the corner, and Techland has released a video detailing the new Bounty system. There are three types that are unlocked after finishing the main story: Basic Bounties, Dailies...

 
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Outlast 2

Developer teases what's next for cult horror Outlast 2

Outlast II developer Red Barrels Games has dropped teasers as to what we can expect from the upcoming horror sequel. Replying to fans on Twitter, the developer hinted that the new game will take place "somewhat after" the events at Mou...

 

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