Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Horror

Dead Rising 4 to get story DLC on April 4, golf-themed DLC soon

Dead Rising 4 will be received a new single-player add-on next month. Frank Rising, scheduled to launch on April 4, finds Frank amidst a new outbreak in Willamette, only this time he’s one of the infected. All’s not lost, as he can make a full recovery if he can make it to a cure in time. Along the way, as his body begins to change, he will grow stronger and gain new abilities. Of course, the downside is that he can no longer eat food and must munch on survivors. Also announced is Super Ultra Dead Rising 4 Mini Golf. Releasing this spring, players will unlock special golf clubs, balls, and costumes, while Frank comments on his swings. Power-ups will also tweak the rules as players go solo or try for the highest score with four friends online or in local turn-based co-op. Both drops are part of the season pass.

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Resident Evil 7 biohazard now available for console and PC

After freaking out PSVR owners with its unsettling demo, Resident Evil 7 biohazard has launched for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Described as “an incredibly realistic horror experience,” the first-person survival-horror title puts players in the role of distraught husband Ethan Winters. Ethan is searching for his missing wife in Dulvey, Louisiana, when he comes upon a seemingly abandoned plantation. During his investigation, he comes across the strange Baker family, who attempts to stop him by being murderous freaks. After uncovering the mystery, players will be able to continue with post-release support that will include several downloadable packs. Up first, and set to launch “shortly,” is Banned Footage Vol. 1 and Banned Footage Vol. 2, which will add two scenarios as well as a bonus mode. An additional story episode, Not a Hero, is also set to launch later this year, and will be free when it goes live this spring.

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(Xbox One Review) Dead Rising 4

“… brings back the addictive over-the-top action of its predecessors, but not all of the changes made to the open-world formula are positive.”

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Dead Rising 4 now available for PC, Xbox One, plus a how-to video

Frank West returns to Willamette Mall today with the release of Dead Rising 4. To celebrate the zombie-slaying photographer’s homecoming, Microsoft has called in Cameron Carlson, a member of the Zombie Research Society, to discuss the key elements of surviving a zombie outbreak with Major Nelson. Topics covered include where to find food, how to find the best cover, and most appropriately, how to create makeshift weapons out of everyday products.

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Amnesia Collection now available digitally on PSN for PS4

A new horror compilation has gone live today for PS4. Frictional Games’ Amnesia Collection brings players The Dark Descent, A Machine for Pigs, and the Justine expansion for the first time to PS4 via PSN. All three rely on atmosphere rather than mayhem, as players must stick to the shadows and avoid making contact with enemies in order to survive.

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Frank gets fancy in new Dead Rising 4 costume trailer

Dead Rising 4 is getting into the Halloween spirit with a new zombie-bashing trailer. The latest video showcases the many fashion choices that players have as Frank West, including a fire-breathing dinosaur, a cowboy, a mall Santa, and Street Fighter’s Akuma. Costumes add a bit of flair as players craft strange weapon combos to creatively take down the undead hordes.

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Dead Rising 4: Deluxe Edition up for pre-order, Season Pass detailed

Dead Rising 4: Deluxe Edition is now available for pre-order. The premium version comes with a copy of the game and the $24.99 Season Pass for $79.99. The Season Pass bundles together several DLC packs that will add multiplayer modes and story content, including Super Ultra Dead Rising 4 Mini Golf, Frank Rising, and the Stocking Stuffer Holiday Pack. Full details for each drop can be found below.

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Resident Evil 7 biohazard ‘Kitchen’ demo out now for PlayStation VR

Capcom has announced that the Resident Evil 7 biohazard demo ‘Kitchen’ has been releasing alongside PlayStation VR. The brief look features a kitchen that “provides the unsettling backdrop for a tense scenario that draws players into a hyper-realistic virtual world like never before.” Players who pick up a headset won’t have to download the trial, either, as it is included on a disc included in the PSVR package.

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Frank West returns to Willamette Mall in Dead Rising 4 trailer

Following the re-releases of Dead Rising 1 and 2, a new gameplay trailer has gone live for Dead Rising 4. Return to the Mall brings players back to Willamette Mall. Fresh from his virtual vacation, Frank West is once again cutting (and bashing and riding and shooting) a path through zombie hordes in search of the shadowy government agency responsible for the outbreak.

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Resident Evil 7 biohazard gets new trailer, screens, DLC, and demo

Capcom revealed some new details about Resident Evil 7 at Tokyo Game Show. The Beginning Hour teaser, exclusive to PS Plus subscribers, became the most-downloaded demo on PS4 during its release week, and has surpassed 3 million downloads to date. All PS4 owners will be able to try the game tomorrow, when an updated demo goes live. Titled Twilight, the trial will offer more content by opening up additional areas of the mansion. A new batch of media was also released and gives an early look at combat. Lastly, the deluxe versions, previously $79.99, have been expanded with an extra playable story episode, which has bumped up the price to $89.99. Those who have pre-ordered the digital deluxe edition in North America will received the new episode for free.

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