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The Outlast games are headed to Nintendo Switch

Outlast studio Red Barrels made a few announcements about its horror series today and there's a little something for everyone. First off, "the Outlast franchise" is coming to Nintendo Switch in Q1 2018. It's unclear how much the two games w...

 
 
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Why we should celebrate extra options in games

Right – let me start this article by exposing my biases. Namely, one of the first games I played to the point of obsession was The Sims, and as everyone knows, The Sims is a highly modular game. Since the very beginning, the Sims seri...

 
 
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Prototype Mansion is a grainy, goofy nod to Resident Evil

Prototype Mansion presents itself as a bargain-bin disc. Its box art isn't art at all, really, it's just more a callback to the kinds of games you'd find at a thrift store or yard sale; a plain plastic CD case, conspicuously missing any fro...

 
 
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The 'Stranger Things' in my game collection

There are some seriously weird games out there – this is what you quickly learn when you start collecting them, even with a focus on specific consoles. There's always at least one or two developers, big or small, that like to take ser...

 
 
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Review: Creeping Terror

When Paranormal Activity became an international blockbuster it ushered in a highly profitable era of B horror films. Since then cineplexes have been inundated with cheaply produced, easily marketable and quickly forgotten horror films. Blu...

 
 
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Stranger Things Experience coming to PlayStation VR

Sony released a teaser trailer announcing that PlayStation VR will be a getting an "experience" soon based upon everyone's favourite "Have you watched it yet?" Netflix show, Stranger Things.The teaser, frankly, is little more than an animat...

 
 
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Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth comes to GOG

Halloween has come and gone, but it lives on in our hearts, and 2005's first-person horror adventure Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth can offer some respite from creeping holiday cheer. The game is now available through GOG.com fo...

 
 
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Sound is your frenemy is PlayStation VR horror yarn Stifled

Just in time for Halloween, PlayStation VR is getting a creepy horror title, one that uses audio made by the player to both find reveal the path and lure the enemy.Stifled will have the player navigating a entirely pitch black world. Making...

 
 
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Resident Evil 7's Not a Hero still looks oddly underwhelming

The last we saw of Resident Evil 7's free DLC Not a Hero, I couldn't say it was getting me all pumped up. I'm mostly baffled that Capcom and now Sony are so willing to spoil a possible twist for a game that isn't even a year old. Let's just...

 
 
 
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Review: Yomawari: Midnight Shadows

Yomawari: Midnight Shadows begins with a simple instruction: "Focus only on this screen. From this point on, do not divert your eyes from this screen." My initial response was something like, "Suuuuure, okay, game." Six hours later, I reali...

 
 
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Freddy Krueger is up next for Dead by Daylight

The latest horror icon to join the Dead by Daylight roster is one my personal favorites, A Nightmare on Elm Street's own Freddy Krueger. I think he's a darn near perfect fit for an asymmetric horror multiplayer game that pits four survivors...

 
 
 
 
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Review: The Evil Within 2

In one of The Evil Within 2's early chapters, Sebastian Castellanos stumbles onto a familiar scene. As he wanders through darkened corridors, chasing leads in desperate hope of recovering his missing daughter, the former detective enters a ...

 
 
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What do you want out of the next Resident Evil?

The reaction for Resident Evil 7 has been mixed since launch, and as someone who took it for a spin isolated from the discussion, I kind of figured that would happen. People felt scorned by 5 and 6 (and to some extent 4)'s move toward an ac...

 
 
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Review in Progress: The Evil Within 2

I'm about eight hours into The Evil Within 2. I've just hit a point that, based off of my surroundings, looks to be an aesthetic departure from what's come before. It's jarring, but I'm eager to see what kind of mess former detective Sebast...

 
 
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Roundup: The best PC deals for The Evil Within 2

Tango Gameworks' The Evil Within 2 went live last night and the fanfare is decidedly on the low-end of the spectrum. But thus far user reviews are 93% positive on Steam as the survival horror FPS sequel loads up across the web. Sales a...

 
 
 
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Friday the 13th gets update to celebrate Friday the 13th

As it's Friday the 13th today, it makes sense that survival-horror game Friday the 13th would be celebrating its namesake. Indeed they are, as the slasher title will be getting some new content, as well as some spooky new weather effects an...

 
 
 
 
 
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Hollow brings spoopy space shenanigans to Steam and Switch

The disquieting, isolated vastness of space has been a frequent go-to in the horror genre. Switch and PC players will soon have the opportunity to once again step into the terrifying unknown in survival horror title Hollow, unveiled at the ...

 
 




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Sir Shenanigans

Haven’t been up late gaming in awhile, tonight for a good cause—Metroid Prime 2 defeated! And holy fuck, this might be an all-time favorite for I mean, yes, it Second favorite Metroid behind Wolfenstein/BotW break, then onto Prime 3!

 
LegendPenguin

Finally caved and picked up a Switch on Saturday I dont think Ive dug a console this much since the Wii, and I cant wait for next years library to hit (Bayonetta,

 
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Somewhere out there is a parallel universe where Kurt Russell played Han

 
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iam16bit

So I came back from the library and took out one game, Crash Bandicoot N-Sane Since me and my sister used to play those games a lot as kids I showed it to Ive never seen her get so excited for a game, though she was sad it didnt have

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Which one puts a tingle in your bits? (link to twitter poll)

 
Pixie The Fairy

No Star Wars VIII The guy that spoiled Rogue One for me got stuffed in a box and shipped to New I mean, I kinda figured with that being a prequel and all, but I also took his

 
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Long story Started a gofundme on FB since Im too broke to afford my stepson the psychiatric treatment he The support has been very I may be in a better place mentally

 
 

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