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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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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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