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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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Today's Outlast 2 patch smooths out the difficulty

If there's one thing that can really bog down a horror game, it's the difficulty. Make it too easy, and there's no real chance of maintaining tension. Make it too hard, and repeated playthroughs of the same challenging section over again an...

 
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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...

 
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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 ...

 
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Surprisingly, Outlast 2 is now clear for release in Australia

Last week, the upcoming horror game Outlast 2 was refused classification in Australia, meaning it was barred from sale in the country -- even to legal adults. But as of now, the Australian Classification Board has gone back on its decision ...

 
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Outlast 2 banned in Australia for rape scene

Human or not, Australia's Classification Board has decided Outlast 2 is too obscene for sale even with an R18+ rating, thus making the game impossible to sell in its current, unedited form. The scene in question suggests, but does...

 
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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 ...

 
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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...

 
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I got my dick destroyed in Outlast 2

The original Outlast had a nice combination of jump scares and actual horror; someone would pop out and scare you, before giving chase as you ran away and hid from them. You'd hear footsteps, breathing, and see enemies stand inches awa...

 
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Outlast 2 is teasing a reckoning

Last we heard, Red Barrels was aiming for a fall 2016 release for Outlast 2. Assuming that's still the case, and based on this unsettling backwards-audio teaser video for the horror game, I bet we'll start to see a lot more of it soon -- s...

 
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Looks like Outlast 2 will have a religious theme

After the critical and commercial success of Outlast, it's only natural Red Barrels would want to continue down that path with a sequel. The first teaser for Outlast 2 debuted today, and its religious subject matter already seems more intri...

 

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