Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Adventure

Cyanide Studio releases new Call of Cthulhu trailer for E3

The Sleeper of R’lyeh nears in a new trailer for Call of Cthulhu. The upcoming procedural role-playing game puts players in the shoes of private investigator Edward Pierce. His latest assignment is a case involving the death of a family on Darkwater Island. As he gets to know the strange locals and bizarre environs, his sanity will start the slip, as his investigation draws him closer to Cthulhu.

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Psychological thriller Perception out for PS4, Xbox One

The Deep End Games’ latest thriller, Perception, has been released for console, courtesy of Feardemic. Cast as the role of Cassie, players set out to explore an abandoned mansion in an effort to prove that they can handle themselves in the world. Unlike other adventurers, Cassie is blind, so she will have to rely on her cane and echolocation to get around the estate. Sounds create visuals that tell the story behind the mansion, but as these things go in games, they also draw a malevolent force. The being forces her to shift from testing herself to attempting to solve the house’s mysteries before it’s too late.

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Gameplay trailer released for Cold War space-based thriller Outreach

Gambitious Digital has released the first gameplay trailer for Pixel Spill’s Outreach. Dubbed a “zero-gravity adventure game,” the story takes places near the end of the Cold War, as players take on the role of a cosmonaut as they search a Soviet space station for its missing crew. They will “explore the crippled remains of the installation, navigating an abandoned environment filled with historically accurate technology and objects from the 1980s.” A novel touch requires that players push off of surfaces to float to destinations.

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Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma headed to PS4 this fall

PS4 owners recently got the backstory of the Zero Escape series with The Nonary Games bundle, and now, Aksys is looking to round out the trilogy for them. A graphically updated re-release of Spike Chunsoft’s visual novel Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma is scheduled to make its way digitally and physically to PS4 this fall. The follow-up to Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors and Virtue’s Last Reward continues the formula of narrative-driven puzzle solving, as players attempt to work out brain teasers and plot twists alike.

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Yomawari: Midnight Shadows detailed, new screenshots released

A new batch of screenshots has been released from Yomawari: Midnight Shadows. The upcoming survival-horror title, sequel to last year’s Yomawari: Night Alone, will feature a larger town, complete with sewers, nearby mountains, and abandoned homes; two new protagonists, Yui and Haru; and of course, more evil spirits (to run away from). Each character will work through their own storyline after the pair are separated by a strange attacker.

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Aksys Games to release visual novel Collar X Malice for PS Vita

Aksys Games has announced that they will be releasing Idea Factory’s Collar X Malice. Visual novel fans will get a chance to grab it later this summer digitally and physically for PS Vita. As a young police officer, players must battle an organization that is determined to cause chaos in the city of Shinjuku. The game begins after the mysterious group’s first strike against the officer, attacking him and attaching a poisonous collar. Five strangers appear to lend a hand, but who he trusts will be up to the player. A branching narrative shifts the story as they make their choices, leading to one of multiple endings.

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PlayStation Vita News

NIS releases patch for PS4 version of The Silver Case

A patch for The Silver Case has gone live on PSN that addresses an issue with two post-game scenarios. After installing the patch, players will be able to access Yami and White Out Prologue once they complete the game. Another problem with cinematics displaying black or fuzzy screens is being investigated, but the studio suggests a workaround that requires setting the system’s language to English or English UK. All applications in use must be closed before changing the language. More info on a fix should be coming along in the near future.

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Syberia 3 to release next week for console, PC, launch trailer up

Kate Walker will return soon with the release of Syberia 3 on April 25. In her latest adventure, Kate is attempting to help the Youkols during the migration of the snow ostriches. Her journey through Syberia is said to be filled with strange characters and situations that will “shatter her life.” Head down to watch the launch trailer.

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NIS releases visual-novel-style adventure The Silver Case for PS4

Suda51’s visual novel The Silver Case returns today, courtesy of NIS. The HD remake updates the crime thriller with enhanced visuals and extra content. Initially released in 1999, the game tasks players with tracking down a killer that is behind a series of strange murders. Finding them will involve using point-and-click adventure-style mechanics.

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Sega to bring back 2005 this August with Yakuza Kiwami for PS4

Players will get to rebust some heads this summer when Kazuma Kiryu returns in Yakuza Kiwami on August 29. The HD-ified updated re-release will feature re-recorded Japanese dialog, all from the original voice actors, along with around 30 minutes of new cutscenes. As a bonus, all pre-order and first-run copies will come in a SteelBook. To get players reacquainted, Sega has released a new story trailer as well as created the Yakuza Experience website, which offers character descriptions, a series history, and the first of a 10-issue series of digital comics.

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