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Details on the surprisingly small team behind this horror game
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... read feature

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Daylight

PAX: Daylight takes horror into the YouTube age


Procedurally generated indie title takes inspiration from Minecraft
Mar 22
When gamers argue about whether or not a game is survival horror, they tend to focus on the scares. Jump scares are a particular bone of contention because they can be effective only a few times before they get predictable. T... read
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Zombie Studios talks procedural generation
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... read feature

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Daylight trailer

Exclusive: Debut trailer for Zombie Studios' Daylight


New psychological horror game for PC
Mar 20
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 ... read
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Daylight

Daylight will be playable at PAX East


Booth #668 is where you'll want to be
Mar 17
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 ... read
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Blacklight: Retribution

Blacklight: Retribution just got itself a horde mode


Onslaught mode sees you fighting waves of zombies with up to four players
Feb 27
Zombie Studios's free-to-play FPS Blacklight: Retribution just got some brand new free content in the form of a horde mode. Onslaught sees up to four players working together to fight off wave after wave of zombies. Players ... read
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Also a temporary unlock for the new AK-470 rifle, an XP boost, and more!
[Update: Codes expired! Stay tuned in the future for more giveaways!] Our friends at Perfect World and Zombie Studios have given the Dtoid community 10,000 codes to unlock the Mr. Destructoid weapon tag in Blacklight: Retribu... read feature

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Chest-high aspiration, knee-high realization
Special Forces: Team X looked to fill a certain void in the PC market. One without the joint effects of chest-high walls, competitive multiplayer, and a cover system. Mass Effect 3's multiplayer helped bring third-person cove... read feature

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Daylight screenshots

New screenshots of Unreal Engine 4 horror game Daylight


Zombie Studios wants to play a little game
Feb 12
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... read
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Dtoid Show

Half-Life & Portal Movies? Rayman Delayed? What MADNESS!


Also: The Destructoid Show is being weird and stupid again
Feb 08
What a bunch of wacky news today about the video games! There's the ongoing Rayman Legends debacle, with it being delayed for a multi-platform release, causeing devs and fans to speak out. Meanwhile, J.J. Abrahms a... read
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Daylight

Horror game Daylight relies on procedural generation


Developed by Zombie Studios using Unreal Engine 4
Feb 07
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... read
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Vote on the map design in the pre-game lobby
At first glance, you may find Special Forces: Team X to be just another in today's long line of military shooters. I mean, for God's sake, it's actually called Special Forces: Team X. I don't think titles get more generic tha... read feature

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Zombie Studios next game will use Unreal Engine 4


And it's a psychological thriller
Dec 18
Zombie Studios, makers of awesome games such as Frogger: Hyper Arcade Edition (For real, it's super fun) and Blacklight Retribution, have announced their next game will be utilizing Unreal Engine 4. This now makes them the se... read
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When I first heard that Blacklight: Tango Down was getting a sequel, I was stunned. While the original game looked pretty, this particular reviewer found it incredibly tiresome and miserable to play. I was reluctant to tackle... read feature







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