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Can a new direction save Resident Evil?

Resident Evil is one of my personal favorite gaming franchises to this day. I've grown up embracing the survival horror aspects, conquering the ever daunting tank controls, and doing my best not to make a 'Jill sandwich.' The series has obv...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7 Lantern demo: You really should play in VR

While not very scary, Resident Evil 7 is a demonstration on how virtual reality can work in full-length AAA games. The game is clearly made with VR in mind, and it works stunningly well, but in my first experience with VR I was more im...   read

 
 
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Watch 10 minutes of the unreleased, PS3-exclusive Silent Hill

In 2006, while the main studio was working on handheld titles, including the PSP's Silent Hill: Origins, Climax Los Angeles was working on a pitch for a PS3-exclusive Silent Hill built in Unreal Engine 3. While Konami liked Climax enough t...   read

 
 
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Killing Floor 2 feels much more finished with the Tactical Response update

Tripwire Interactive's Killing Floor 2 has had somewhat of a tumultuous Early Access. I've mostly enjoyed it from the beginning (it's my go-to shootgame because it feels so dang good), but that's not to say it's all been smooth sailing...   read

 
 
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ESRB listing for Resident Evil 7 details main character's name, basic plot

If basic information like the name of a protagonist counts as spoilers, you probably want to avoid this article. If not, congratulations, you've passed the sanity test. Due to a description dumped by the ESRB, we now have a little more info...   read

 
 
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Allison Road may still see the light of day

It's still unclear what exactly went down with Allison Road. The P.T.-inspired horror adventure game went from seeking Kickstarter funding to having a publisher in Team17, and just as things were looking their most hopeful, the project was ...   read

 
 
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Holy shit, Agony looks friggin' terrifying

Agony hasn't been on my radar, but after watching this gameplay trailer (which has the game's other trailers built-in) I'm pumped. Apparently, you play as a tormented soul trying to escape Hell with no memory of your past life. Boy&nb...   read

 
 
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Killing Floor 2 officially releases on PC and PS4 November 18

I've been playing a ton of Killing Floor 2 since it came to Steam Early Access April 2015, and it's been great, bloody fun. For those of you who tend to skip Early Access or prefer playing on PlayStation 4, your wait is almost over. On...   read

 
 
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For all its changes, Resident Evil 7 still has healing herbs

It wouldn't be Resident Evil without herbs. Capcom may be taking Resident Evil 7 in some unexpected directions, but as far as the game's healing items are concerning, it's business as usual. The company sent this image to folks signed up f...   read

 
 
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Outlast 2 won't make it out this year

Red Barrels has made the call to push its body-mutilating survival horror title Outlast 2 from a fall 2016 release to Q1 2017. "Our mission as an indie studio is to deliver to you the best, most terrifying, most fulfilling experiences poss...   read

 
 
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Horror homage Back in 1995 is coming to 3DS

Back in 1995 isn't setting the world on fire with its mixed reception, but eventually, more people will be able to experience it in some form or another. Over the weekend developer Throw the warped code out announced a 3DS edition of t...   read

 
 
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Go back through the Resident Evil 7 demo with this handy NES style manual

People have been combing every part of the Resident Evil 7 demo for clues and secrets, and a lot of that work has sort of culminated in a giant NES style manual, created by a community member named "wheresbarry." You'll find a general ...   read

 
 
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Days Gone feels like a stitched-together corpse made up of other games

Days Gone took up a sizable portion of Sony's E3 press conference this year. In addition to a narrative trailer, there was segment of gameplay, making for an odd split during the conference. A few days later, I saw a live walkthrough of tha...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7 has some P.T. in its veins, and I love it so far

Finally! I played Resident Evil 7 earlier today and have been itching to write about it, but unfortunately had other appointments to attend first. It was hard to focus on everything else after spending twenty minutes in Capcom's attemp...   read

 
 
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Internet sleuths theorize Resident Evil 7 might include a demo for Resident Evil 2 Remake

Resident Evil 7, man. I just finished writing up how I felt about the E3 demo (the same one you can download on your PlayStation 4 right now, but in VR), but it won't be up until tomorrow. I'll ruin the surprise just a bit and tell you that...   read

 
 
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Here They Lie trailer is creepy, mostly monochrome, VR-compatible

There were a lot of trailers at this year's Sony E3 presser (and not much besides trailers, oddly enough), but the one they put up for Here They Lie was one of the ones that stood out for me. Not much is known about the game besides th...   read

 
 
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Observer is a cyberpunk horror game where peoples' fears can be hacked

Here's a very short trailer for you. This is Layer of Fear dev Bloober Teams' Observer, a cyberpunk horror game that will see you play as an Eastern European policeman in a world where peoples' memories and fears can be hacked. Fortun...   read

 
 
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Evil Within, Prey, Wolfenstein sequels, Skyrim remaster rumored for Bethesda at E3

[Update: Spotted by VideoGamer's David Scammell, here's a retailer page for Skyrim: Definitive Edition, which has a listed release date of November 23.] And the E3 rumor train has left the station! According to multiple sourc...   read

 
 
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NIS horror game Yomawari: Night Alone creeps to Vita, PC this October

As horror games are wont to do, Yomawari: Night Alone is launching in October. Here's the game's  premise straight from the developer, Disgaea studio Nippon Ichi Software: A young girl is walking her dog Poro aroun...   read

 
 
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Capcom explains how Resident Evil: Revelations came about

Capcom is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the up and down Resident Evil series (which is hopefully returning to its roots soon), and they're joined by Michiteru Okabe and Yasuhiro Anpo (series producer and director, respective...   read

 
 
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Review: Back in 1995

Back in 1995 is a bad game made with good intentions; a recreation of classic survival horror and analogue limitations through rose tinted glasses and the haziest of memories. Towards the end, there’s a message from the developer abou...   read

 
 
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Celebrate Friday the 13th with a new track from the game (exclusive)

Oh, would you look at the date! The developers of Friday the 13th: The Game know the score. On this beautiful and not at all cursed Friday, they've kindly given us an in-engine look at one of the variant costumes for Jason Voorhees (his att...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 


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