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The Order: 1886  



Creating The Order: 1886's Half-Breeds


9:00 PM on 06.26.2014



Here's Ready At Dawn discussing its thought process behind the beasts of The Order: 1886.

The scariest thing about the Half-Breeds? "They are smart," says game director Dana Jan. "To me, I think that's actually the scariest thing about them. When something can look at you -- size you up -- and be your equal, if not above you, I think it becomes very, very scary."

It's often the monsters that have a hint of humanity to them that end up being my favorites. I'm not so sure about The Order's Lycans being particularly "believable," as far as creatures that could exist outside of fiction, but I see where they're coming from in terms of a design exercise.

The Order: 1886 Unveils the Lycans [PlayStation Blog]





Game News Haikus: The Order: 1886, Pokémon Shuffle, and more photo


The Order: 1886's launch trailer sure looks nifty photo


Review: The Order: 1886 photo
Review: The Order: 1886
7:01 AM on 02.19.2015


How short is too short? Controversy over The Order: 1886's length photo


The Order: 1886 collector's edition is unboxed, under fire photo


Expect The Order: 1886 to be a series, not a one-off photo


The Order teaser ditches 'cinematic' for creepy singing children photo


The Order: 1886 trailer tries taking cues from a Gears of War classic photo


Sony airs clever viral ad for The Order: 1886 in Japan photo


Maybe just steer clear of The Order: 1886's police station photo


The Order: 1886 Updates, Screenshots, & Videos







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The Order: 1886



8:00 AM on 02.23.2015
Game News Haikus: The Order: 1886, Pokémon Shuffle, and more

The first episode of Game News Haikus went over pretty well with people who watched it. If you're one of those people, thanks for taking the time. If you're not, maybe watch that one and the new one and every future episode?...more



4:30 PM on 02.19.2015
The Order: 1886's launch trailer sure looks nifty

Well, I don't know what to believe anymore. This trailer has explosions, lycanthropes, and action up the wazoo. Everything looks so pretty, and the mustaches look real enough that I'm trying to pet them through my computer s...more



7:01 AM on 02.19.2015
Review: The Order: 1886

The Order: 1886 opens up in a fairly gritty fashion -- a first-person sequence involving a near drowning, by way of water torture. It begins with a bang, thrusting you into this unknown, and frankly frightening world whe...more



7:30 AM on 02.16.2015
How short is too short? Controversy over The Order: 1886's length

Although the embargo for The Order: 1886 is Thursday morning, many gamers have gotten their hands on the title this past weekend and...they've completed it. Since there is no multiplayer component, controversy has been s...more



2:30 PM on 02.04.2015
The Order: 1886 collector's edition is unboxed, under fire

Third-person shooter protagonists spend a bulk of their time glued to chest-high walls, so it's fitting that the highlight of The Order: 1886's collector's edition depicts this very action. In this unboxing video that P...more



1:30 PM on 01.13.2015
Expect The Order: 1886 to be a series, not a one-off

As a single-player only, narrative-driven game, The Order: 1886 feels a tad quaint (in a good way), as even the most classically cinematic, narrative-driven things of recent years (Last of Us, Uncharted, Mass Effect) aff...more



12:30 PM on 01.13.2015
The Order teaser ditches 'cinematic' for creepy singing children

I'm still a bit wary of the PS4-exclusive The Order, but if they've last minute reimagined the game as a collection of Scary Stories to the Tell in the Dark sung by disgusting children, they might have a good 2D horror game on their hands. more



4:00 PM on 12.26.2014
The Order: 1886 trailer tries taking cues from a Gears of War classic

This feels vaguely familiar, doesn't it? A somber trailer punctuated by an eerily haunting, soft-spoken song. Gears of War struck gold with this approach many years back with the "Mad World" trailer. The Order: 1886's a...more



10:00 AM on 12.19.2014
Sony airs clever viral ad for The Order: 1886 in Japan

I really have no idea of what to expect from The Order: 1886, but I enjoyed this new viral ad from Sony, the game's publisher. Framed as a news investigation, the video takes a viral approach to the game's 1886 setting....more



1:30 PM on 12.15.2014
Maybe just steer clear of The Order: 1886's police station

Ready at Dawn released a new trailer this morning imploring prospective The Order: 1886 players to "join the London police." Before you rush into things headfirst, take one minute to watch what happens to those law...more




PS4

10:00 AM on 03.06.2015
Play Evolve this weekend, earn a special gold monster skin

There's a special gold skin for the Goliath, Kraken, and Wraith hidden within Evolve's code. It was previously only available for developers, but now, players will have a chance to nab it. All you have to do is play Evolve&nb...more



8:00 AM on 03.06.2015
Destiny will get one more update before the next expansion

The last update for Destiny was pretty great. I logged in to check it out, and promptly quit because there really isn't anything to do. Bungie is teasing the next update however (1.1.2), of which it isn't giving details ...more



6:00 AM on 03.06.2015
Laura's Gaming Butts: Thom-Ass Was Alone

Hello all and welcome to Laura's Gaming Butts, Destructoid's new weekly YouTube show about butts in videogames. Yep, it's a video podcast where I get guests in to talk about butts. Professional journalism at its finest. This...more



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