Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Horror

(PC Review) Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

(PC Review) Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

“… laden with laudable moments, as a bone-rattling exploration game filled with an atmosphere so pervasively unsettling that it can be nearly unbearable.”

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Grab some lantern fuel, Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs launches for PC

Amnesia A Machine for Pigs (PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs has launched for PC on GOG, Desura, Steam, and other digital outlets. The atmospheric first-person horror title comes from Frictional Games and The Chinese Room, the studios behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Dear Esther, and is described as a “narrative-driven horror, free of combat and complex puzzles.”

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Atlus to bring new horror title Daylight to PC, PS4 in 2014

Atlus has announced their first PS4 title, Daylight. The Unreal Engine 4-powered psychological thriller, currently in development at Zombie Studios, is slated to come out early next year as a download-only release for PC and PS4. The game will feature an amnesiatic protagonist who awakens to find themselves in a haunted asylum, with no weapons and only their cell phone to light their way. Procedurally generated levels will switch up each playthrough so that level layout as well as item and enemy placement are different each time.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Silent Hill: Book of Memories gets new characters, more in DLC pack

Silent Hill: Book of Memories (PS Vita) DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new downloadable content pack has launched for Silent Hill: Book of Memories. The PS Vita exclusive’s first drop is a considerable one, with the $4.99 release including balance tweaks, 10 new playable characters, 50 new outfits, 15 new accessories, 14 new artifacts, 10 new weapons, 15 new story notes, two new enemies, and four new trophies.

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PlayStation Vita News

After getting the Greenlight, Asylum moves to Kickstarter

Asylum (PC) Kickstarter Announcement - Screenshot 1

The recently Greenlit adventure-horror title Asylum now has a Kickstarter campaign. Developer Senscape has chosen to go the crowdfunding route in order to finish the final phase of development. The Argentina-based studio hopes to attract funding for the Lovecraft-inspired puzzler with a number of rewards, including the addition of players as corpses or patients in the game’s main setting, the Hanwell Mental Institute. Other rewards include digital copies of the game, a downloadable copy of the soundtrack, access to alpha and beta releases, and a boxed copy.

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Resident Evil 6 getting Siege Mode in March, new mode for PC

Resident Evil 6 (360 PC PS3) PC Mercenaries and DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom has announced that the PC version of Resident Evil 6 will include a tweaked version of Mercenaries, The Mercenaries: No Mercy. No Mercy will provide for a more difficult experience by having not only more enemies to contend with overall but also more on-screen than before. It was also announced that console owners will be receiving the fourth downloadable mode, Siege Mode, in March for $3.99/320 MS Points. In Siege, two to six players will split into two teams with one side attempting to destroy a rookie BSAA agent and the other attempting to save him. Each game lasts two rounds with each team getting a chance to save or take down the rookie.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Silent Hill: Book of Memories in stores, PS Store for PS Vita

Silent Hill: Book of Memories (PS Vita) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Gamers wanting a touch of horror in their co-op action will be able to take a different kind of trip to Silent Hill today with the release of Silent Hill: Book of Memories for PS Vita. The action-RPG allows players to team up and explore different Otherworlds, solving puzzles, fighting enemies, and battling through Nightmares, as they alter their own past by editing the memories scrawled throughout the mysterious book.

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PlayStation Vita News

Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut announced for PS3

Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut (PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Things are about to get weird(er). Rising Star Games plans to send Special Agent Francis York Morgan back into the field next year in Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut for PS3. The update to the 2010 surreal psychological horror title will feature updated visuals, “reworked” controls, a new scenario from game director Swery, and support for upcoming downloadable content. Formerly a 360 exclusive, PS3 gamers will finally get a chance to experience the most Twin Peaks-ish game on the market.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News

Silent Hill: Book of Memories demo launches on PSN

Silent Hill: Book of Memories (PS Vita) Demo Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

PS Vita owners looking to take a trip to Silent Hill are getting their chance today with the launch of a new demo of the upcoming Silent Hill: Book of Memories. Available over PSN, the demo features the first two zones of the game and access to a handful of the weapons and power-ups, as well as a chance to experience some of the light role-playing elements. The full version will feature a new storyline and support for online multiplayer.

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PlayStation Vita News

Shadow of a Soul: Chapter I looking to freak you out with new trailer

Vivec Entertainment has released a new trailer for their upcoming first-person horror-inspired adventure title, Shadow of a Soul: Chapter I. Set to release next October, the first chapter follows industrial spy Jack as his plans to steal a blueprint goes awry once he encounters a malevolent supernatural force. The trailer, dubbed The Room, offers a glimpse as to what Jack is up against.

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