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Killing Floor 2

Killing Floor 2 now has full Steam Workshop integration

Last week I wrote that Tripwire Interactive is bringing a competitive mode to Killing Floor 2. Some of you are excited to see how that turns out, and others would prefer the game to stick to its cooperative roots. Today, Tripwire annou...   read

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Dead Island 2

Sumo Digital takes over development of Dead Island 2

LittleBigPlanet developer Sumo Digital has taken over development of Dead Island 2. Publisher Deep Silver severed links with the original development team at Yager after citing it did not wish to make “compromises” with the sequ...   read

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Killing Floor 2

A Versus mode is coming to Killing Floor 2 where you can play as the Zeds

During PC Gamer's Weekender event, Tripwire Interactive president John Gibson revealed some of the developer's upcoming plans for Killing Floor 2. The biggest addition is a humans versus Zeds PVP mode, where you can play as the various spec...   read

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Alan Wake

Okay, so Alan Wake's Return isn't the name of the next game

Remedy Entertainment hasn't put the Alan Wake series to bed yet. The studio has said in the past that it "assumed from the get-go that there was going to be a sequel." Ever since Quantum Break went gold last month, Remedy has hint...   read

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NightCry's Scissorwalker will be coming for you this Spring

Nude Maker's NightCry (which you may remember as Project Scissors) has a dream team behind it that should excite fans of Japanese horror. Hifumi Kono, creator of the first two Clock Tower games, is directing. Masahiro Ito (Silent Hill'...   read

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Dead Island
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Dead Island: Definitive Collection embalms both games on May 31

There are too many metaphors to make about a zombie game coming back to life just a scant few years after its original release, so I'll do my best to refrain from here on out. No promises, though. Dead Island and its expansion Riptide ...   read

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Killing Floor 2

Killing Floor 2 sends you to prison with a sexy lever action rifle

The Sharpshooter perk/class in the first Killing Floor was a fan favorite for many reasons. The two most important are that it made taking down big Zeds like Fleshpounds and Scrakes easier, and that the Lever Action Rifle was so damn f...   read

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Alan Wake lives?
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Quantum Break Easter eggs point to Alan Wake's Return

Remedy (Max Payne) is finally getting Quantum Break out the door in April and it looks a lot different from when I first saw it in 2013 (and just look at 2012's prototype footage). Since then it's gotten the Hollywood treatment as well as ...   read

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Alan Wake

Remedy has trademarked Alan Wake's Return

Remedy Entertainment has its hands full in the coming months, what with Quantum Break releasing in early April and all. That hasn't stopped the studio from looking ever so slightly ahead, though. And, it's in a direction that should pl...   read

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Resident Evil
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Capcom's re-releasing Resident Evil 4, 5, and 6 this year

Almost a year ago, Capcom told investors that it wanted to continue the trend of putting out old titles on newer platforms. Last November, it seemed as if a re-release of Resident Evil 6 was definitely in the works -- a move that woul...   read

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NIS localizing cutesy horror game Yomawari: Night Alone

Nippon Ichi Software is localizing its adorable horror game Yomawari: Night Alone for western audiences, the studio revealed tonight at a press event in San Francisco. No concrete release information was announced outside of a "la...   read

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Dying Light

Techland plans to support Dying Light for another full year

While I was reviewing Dying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition, I kept noticing new improvements and content that wasn't in the original game. While some of these changes are due to that recent upgrade, Techland had been peppering...   read

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Killing Floor 2

Dynamic difficulty tuning is coming to Killing Floor 2

Killing Floor has a fairly hardcore following: these folks build wikis to know every single damage value in the game, and pore over enemy animations so they can know the best way to take them down. The Hell On Earth difficulty is where they...   read

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Dying Light review

Review: Dying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition

Dying Light surprised the heck out of me last year. While I mostly agree with Chris about the various faults and clichés found within (you can read my thoughts here, from back in my before-Destructoid days), it was well-made, an...   read

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The Culling is what a Hunger Games game would be like

Developer Xaviant has announced Battle Royale-esque The Culling, a new game wherein 16 players battle to the death in a Hunger Games-like island arena.  Just like Hunger Games, you must scavenge for weapons, food, and resources, and &l...   read

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Killing Floor 2

New PVP modes and the Sharpshooter perk are coming to Killing Floor 2

Earlier today, Tripwire Interactive hosted its first livestream on Twitch. After a rough start due to tech issues (changing audio levels, extremely dark camera feed), the team announced upcoming plans and answered player questions. A bug pa...   read

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Killing Floor 2

Tripwire Interactive is starting to do internal livestreams, bringing bug fixes to Killing Floor 2

I'm starving for more content in Tripwire Interactive's Killing Floor 2. Over the holiday break, I put a bunch of time into it and have almost maxed out all of my perks. While I'm looking forward to new weapons and classes like everyone els...   read

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Rides With Strangers

Wanna feel uncomfortable? Look at Rides With Strangers' Kickstarter

When I hunt for news, most of what I find doesn't make me bat an eye. Reflect Studios' Rides With Strangers showed me that I wasn't as jaded as I thought. Playing as Elora, a college graduate pursuing her dream job, your car breaks dow...   read

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Dying Light: The Followin
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Here's how bounties work in Dying Light: The Following

Dying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition is just around the corner, and Techland has released a video detailing the new Bounty system. There are three types that are unlocked after finishing the main story: Basic Bounties, Dailies...   read

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Outlast 2
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Developer teases what's next for cult horror Outlast 2

Outlast II developer Red Barrels Games has dropped teasers as to what we can expect from the upcoming horror sequel. Replying to fans on Twitter, the developer hinted that the new game will take place "somewhat after" the events at Mou...   read

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SOMA might be better with this mod that pacifies the creatures of the deep

The lovely lads and ladies over at Rock Paper Shotgun spotted a nice mod for SOMA that prevents the deep denizens from trying to attack you. It's called The Wuss Mode: Monsters Won't Attack so you can enjoy a sense of shame for not bei...   read

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Among the Sleep

Review: Among the Sleep

Childhood is a rare state of vulnerability that we only get to experience once in life -- full of bewilderment, innocence, and most of all an uncertainty of the unknown. Among the Sleep takes us back to this state, providing a unique lens...   read

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Dying Light
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Dying Light's Legendary Levels aim to keep you playing forever

Techland is doing their damnedest to make sure they're on your radar for most improved developer. Most people weren't happy with Dead Island (fun co-op romp, though!), but their continued support of Dying Light and willingness to ...   read

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Five Nights at Freddy's

I've read the opening of that Five Nights at Freddy's novel and it doesn't suck

Stuck for a last minute Christmas present? Do you have £2/$3 just burning a hole in your pocket? Here, have some details about the Five Nights at Freddy's tie-in novel. The 464-page novel by the indie horror game's creator Scott Cawth...   read

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The Long Dark
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The Long Dark shows off its story ahead of early 2016 launch

I've been interested in The Long Dark, and artsy flourish in the open world survival simulator mold, since it launched on Kickstarter two years ago. It has since been released on Early Access, and even got a major update early this year, b...   read

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