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Dead Space 2 and 3 are now playable on Xbox One

And with that, the Dead Space trilogy is now playable on Xbox One. Dead Space became backward compatible last year, and as of today, Dead Space 2 and Dead Space 3 are tagging along too. If you no longer have your Xbox 360 game discs, all th...   read

 
 
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Newly announced Shin Yomawari is twice as big as predecessor

The hit survival horror game from Nippon Ichi Software, Yomawari: Night Alone, is getting a sequel. Teased yesterday in a 360 YouTube video, NIS announced that Shin Yomawari will release for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on August 24,...   read

 
 

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Humble Store is giving away the first Outlast with purchases of the sequel

With Outlast 2 launching today, any prospective fans that want to catch up with the original now have a great way to do so. Humble Store is giving away the original horror game with purchases of the sequel, so you don't have to worry about ...   read

 
 
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Review: Outlast 2

If Chekhov’s gun is the narrative principle that if a gun is shown on a mantle in the first chapter, it must be fired by the third, then Outlast 2 runs on the principle of Chekhov’s piss. If you see a mutant hillbilly pissing in...   read

 
 
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Get mentally prepared for Outlast 2 with this launch trailer

Dang, Outlast 2 really snuck up on me. It's coming out on Tuesday! Listening to the song in this launch trailer felt like spiders crawling down my back (maybe I should get that checked out), and the mere thought of running around a creepy ...   read

 
 
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We Happy Few is being adapted into a feature film

We Happy Few is the title of an upcoming dystopian drug-addled video game, but it's also a phrase that could describe the audiences of video game movies. Films based on gaming properties have a well-deserved reputation for sucking, the...   read

 
 
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New evidence points to an Evil Within sequel

Channeling The Evil Within's protagonist detective Sebastian Castellanos, internet sleuths have made good use of their magnifying glasses and keen attention to detail. A new clue has popped up to suggest that a sequel to The Evil Within&nbs...   read

 
 
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Lose your sight and possibly your mind in Perception

There’s something unsettling about not being able to fully grasp your surroundings, especially when you’re playing a survival horror game. Perception is a game that throws the player into shaky visual ground, mixes in ...   read

 
 
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Outlast 2, Outlast Trinity bundle releases April 25, later than promised

Outlast was once of 2013's best surprises. New independent developer Red Barrels took a considerable risk dedicating themselves to a horror game focused on evasion rather than direct combat, making for one of the most frightening experience...   read

 
 
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Jacking minds and fragile psyches in Observer

There is a man in front of me, and he is in rough shape. He's bleeding all over the place, slumped up against a wall. His apartment is kind of a dump but not "dying guy on the floor fits right in" levels of bad. Rather than call for help, I...   read

 
 


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Dead Space 3 wasn't originally designed for microtransactions

For all intents and purposes, Dead Space 3 is a pretty big failure. It eschewed the ideas that the first two games were building on and contained all of the worst bits of the modern games industry. There was a microtransaction-laden system ...   read

 
 
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Spooky Adventures in Babysitting with 2Dark

Two things I'm very weary of in life: kids and developers mostly remembered for big hits from 25+ years ago. Look, if you've ever played Amy, you'll understand where I'm coming from. Even so, someone thought I was the ideal person to play 2...   read

 
 
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Review: Resident Evil 7: Banned Footage Volume 1

It hasn't even been a month since I reviewed Resident Evil 7, a game that I thought was solidly okay (that's a joke, I'm the jerk who gave it a 10), and a big ol' chunk of DLC came out last week. It's called Banned Footage: Volume 1&nb...   read

 
 
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The best Resident Evil 7 deals for PC and console

Cheers, Resident Evil fans! Tomorrow's release is looking like it might turn out to a real treat. Early bird word from the critics looks fairly good thus far, and Dtoid's review pegs it at a rare 10/10. If all the review hype has you l...   read

 
 
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Review: Resident Evil 7 biohazard

Resident Evil's been a roller coaster of quality for twenty years now. The first handful of games terrified players by making them exceedingly vulnerable in a world where a biological weapon turned living beings into various nasties that wa...   read

 
 
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Alone in the Dark creator's new horror title 2Dark is nerve-wracking

It's about time we had a refresher on 2Dark, that survival horror game from Alone in the Dark and Little Big Adventure creator Frédérick Raynal and his Lyon, France-based studio Gloomywood. This animated story sequence speaks...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7 is an Xbox Play Anywhere title

If you buy a digital copy of Resident Evil 7 for Xbox One, you'll also get the horror game for Windows 10 PC at no extra cost, and vice-versa. Surprisingly, this is the latest "Xbox Play Anywhere" title. The cross-buy offer extends to exist...   read

 
 
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I hope Capcom's new London Resident Evil publicity stunt goes better than the last one

Many years ago to promote Resident Evil 5, Capcom scattered "body parts" across London. Now, if you can't already see the issues here given that millions of folks don't know what Resident Evil even is, evidently Capcom had to issue a statem...   read

 
 
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Nintendo trademark for Eternal Darkness could lead to a Virtual Console release

Eternal Darkness will go down in history as one of the greatest GameCube games to grace the system, but any hope of a follow-up has been complicated by the fact that its developer, Silicon Knights, is in complete disarray. So while we ...   read

 
 
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Pathologic's remake is haunting, uncomfortable, and what I'm most excited about in 2017

In 2005, Russian developer Ice-Pick Lodge released Pathologic, a psychological horror adventure survival role-playing video game that found huge success in Russia and was all but ignored in the West. A mostly-terrible translation ...   read

 
 
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A full playthrough of a Friday the 13th match has moments of tension and dullness

Friday the 13th: The Game was supposed to be released roughly a month ago, but was pushed back into 2017 -- not only that, but the multiplayer component will come out separately from the campaign in early 2017, with the latter arriving in t...   read

 
 
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You can grab the Resident Evil 7 demo now on PC

As of today, you can go ahead and grab the Resident Evil 7: Beginning Hour demo that's been available on PS4 for some time, and most recently, Xbox One.  It's on the shorter side, but it'll give you a good idea of how RE7 runs on your ...   read

 
 
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New game from fan-made Resident Evil 2 remake team looks pretty dull

Some of you may remember Resident Evil 2: Reborn, a fan remake of Resident Evil 2 developed for Unreal Engine 4 by indie outfit Invader Studios. The project was shut down after Capcom announced an official Resident Evil 2&nbs...   read

 
 
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If Resident Evil 7 were an action game, Capcom would have had to add 'superheroes fighting in space'

Resident Evil 7 is little more than a month away, and I'm feeling more and more confident that Capcom is bringing a strong return to form. I was impressed back when it was announced at E3, and the interview I had with series producer Masach...   read

 
 
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The Resident Evil 7 demo is now on Xbox One

Even if you aren't all that keen on what you've seen of Resident Evil 7, Capcom's Beginning Hour demo is worth experiencing. It's been locked down on PlayStation 4, but as of today, it's now also available on Xbox One (and will soon be rele...   read

 
 


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