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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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Capcom hopes its return to horror with Resident Evil 7 will sell four million launch copies

So Square Enix is halfway there with its five million Final Fantasy XV sales worldwide (it wants 10 million), but Capcom is going for a much smaller (but still relatively AAA) target of four million with Resident Evil 7. Yep, come Janu...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7's PS4 demo exclusivity ends on December 19

Sony has Resident Evil 7 locked the fuck up. Although it's also coming to PC and Xbox One, they have a firm timed exclusivity deal on VR support, and hell, even demos! But after waiting since June, a demo is finally arriving on PC. Straight...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7 demo updated with new content, PlayStation VR and Pro support

How many times can Capcom get me to play that same Resident Evil 7 demo? I'm afraid to answer. Whatever number I come up with will be too low. This time, however, a revisit is warranted. We're headed back to the same old house for the "Midn...   read

 
 
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Capcom Vancouver talks Dead Rising, makes me want to vomit

I'm mad. I'm so peeved reading the interview between Capcom Vancouver and GamesIndustry.biz I don't even know where to begin. How about a series recap? Dead Rising was an amazing Xbox 360 exclusive title that came out of nowhere in lat...   read

 
 
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Review: Killing Floor 2

Over the last year and a half, I've been playing a ton of Killing Floor 2 (just under 400 hours) during its time on Steam Early Access. It's an in-staff joke at this point: if news about the game pops up, the team knows I want to read it an...   read

 
 
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Killing Floor 2's PS4 closed beta begins today, here's how to get in

If you've been reading me gush about Killing Floor 2 for the last year but don't own a PC, you might be in luck. A closed beta for the PlayStation 4 is available starting today and ending tomorrow. The beta is a pared-down version of t...   read

 
 
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'70s-style sci-fi horror game Routine is in the home stretch

It's been long enough since we last covered Routine that I had to go back and learn from myself what it was about. It's a sci-fi horror game set on a moon base "designed around a 70's vision of the future," and developer Lunar Software has...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7's Jack Baker has shades of the Nemesis

After talking about the broad strokes of Resident Evil 7 for so long, Capcom has begun showing bits and pieces of the game's more traditional elements in weekly clips. I just had to write about this pair. The first clip, "Survival," is ost...   read

 
 
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Husk is a Polish take on Silent Hill, and I'm fascinated

Like most video game horror fans, I'm legally obligated to brag to you about how big of a horror fan I am. There was a time in my life where I was inspired by Chris's Survival Horror Quest and systematically began tracking down and pla...   read

 
 
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Amnesia Collection coming to PS4 just in time for Thanksgiving

The early Penumbra games were decent enough horror games, but Amnesia: The Dark Descent was the big hit that made Frictional Games a haunted household name (don't boo me). It later released a single piece of DLC titled Justin...   read

 
 
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Review: Yomawari: Night Alone

There is only one proper way to play a horror video game, just as there is only one proper way to watch a horror movie: with the lights off. In order for horror to work, you have to invest yourself in it. You have allow yourself to be scare...   read

 
 
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Oh hey, Resident Evil 7 has item boxes!

Whether fans want Resident Evil 7 to be more in line with the earlier games or embrace change, everyone should find comfort in this pair of teaser videos from Capcom. Well, not the first one. It has a loud phone ringing (multiple phones, e...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 4, 5, 6 re-releases ship 1.5 million units

Capcom reports that the PS4 and Xbox One re-releases of Resident Evil 4, 5, and 6 have collectively shipped 1.5 million units worldwide. That's "shipped," not "sold," but still an impressive number given that these are basically just r...   read

 
 
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Review: Five Nights at Freddy's: Sister Location

Five Nights at Freddy's: Sister Location opens strong. A camera pans over the dimly lit features of a vaguely unsettling animatronic girl. An unseen voice calmly dismisses questions about the machine's questionable design features. “S...   read

 
 
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Download the Outlast 2 demo while you can

Hold onto your junk! Red Barrels has a limited-time demo up for its first-person horror game Outlast 2. You'll be able to download it until November 1 on Steam, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game, to quickly recap, puts you in the shoes ...   read

 
 
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Killing Floor 2's tenth perk is the Survivalist

As Killing Floor 2 creeps closer to full Steam release this November, players have been wondering what the final perk (character class) would be. Some community folks dug into the code and found references to the Martial Artist, which every...   read

 
 
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Sega really should revisit Alien: Isolation for VR

Alien: Isolation in virtual reality -- need I say more? Besides the inherent potential for terror in a game about evading a lone Xenomorph, even the more mundane sequences could work wonderfully in VR. Creative Assembly nailed the retro-fut...   read

 
 



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