Zombie Studios has shared details and screenshots for its procedurally-generated horror title Daylight, but now we're getting to see the Unreal Engine 4 game in motion. While the video is indeed a teaser, it should help put meaning to all of the promising words said about the PC game so far. One step closer to that spring 2013 launch.
To reiterate, you play as a nameless character trying to escape from an asylum. You won't have actual weapons (though flares can scare off phantoms) and the story of Deadlight is told through found items, with the hope being that you'll piece together much of the narrative over the course of a few playthroughs. It's being developed by a handful of folks at Zombie who worked on the F.E.A.R., Condemned, and Saw franchises.
I recently got to speak with studio head and creative director Jared Gerritzen as well as writer Jessica Chobot about Daylight, so check back tomorrow for that interview. I was already looking forward to the game, but after hearing about it in-depth -- especially more on what, specifically, is procedural and how that lends itself well to the genre -- the project seems promising. Should you be attending PAX East, swing by the ASTRO Gaming booth (#668) to try out the alpha build.
|5:45 PM on 03.25.2013|
Why Zombie Studios turned down publishers for Daylight
Rounding out our recent coverage of Zombie Studios' horror game Daylight, I have a little more from my chat last week with studio creative head Jared Gerritzen and writer Jessica Chobot. With the studio behind Blacklight: Ret...more
|5:30 PM on 03.22.2013|
PAX: Daylight takes horror into the YouTube age
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|7:00 PM on 03.21.2013|
How Daylight intends to scare the sh*t out of you
After catching a glimpse of Zombie Studios' Daylight in action yesterday, I hope you're in the mood for more on the horror title. I spoke with studio creative head Jared Gerritzen earlier this week about how the game will lev...more
|3:00 PM on 03.17.2013|
Daylight will be playable at PAX East
Zombie Studios has confirmed Daylight will be playable at PAX East 2013. The upcoming horror game has been attracting quite a lot of attention since it was announced back in February, and PAX East attendees will be ...more
|12:45 PM on 02.12.2013|
New screenshots of Unreal Engine 4 horror game Daylight
Although we already got the first details on Zombie Studios' PC horror game Daylight from an interview last week, the company has put out a proper announcement for the title. Built using Unreal Engine 4, Daylight focuses on r...more
|9:30 PM on 02.07.2013|
Horror game Daylight relies on procedural generation
Blacklight Retribution developer Zombie Studios had previously shared a few details on its unnamed horror game, though there was a bit too much left to the imagination. As we now know via IGN, Daylight will utilize procedura...more
|12:00 PM on 05.18.2013|
Preview: The Last of Us
I was skeptical of The Last of Us. Despite all the hype and high promises, to me, it looked like post-apocalyptic Uncharted. I wasn't sold on the dynamic nature of how the game progressed, and as we all know, zombies have been literally done to death in the past five years. Then, I got a chance to actually play it. How many days until June 14th again?more
|9:30 PM on 05.16.2013|
Resident Evil Revelations: What version do we review?
[Update: Poll CLOSED! Wii U dominated. Look forward to our review soon. Update: MAJOR upset! It has come to light that a PC copy WILL be made available for review purposes, and will be added as a late starter in the poll. A P...more
|9:30 PM on 05.14.2013|
Among the Sleep hits Kickstarter goal
Among the Sleep, Krillbite's exciting horror game played from the perspective of a two-year-old, has reached its Kickstarter goal of $200,000, getting the funding it needs to be finished and polished for a 2013 release. ...more