Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Horror

Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut announced for PS3

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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

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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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PC News

Rise of Nightmares is ready to freak out your 360

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Sega’s Kinect-only hack-and-slash horror title, Rise of Nightmares, is now available for the 360. The $49.99 release is said to offer “an over-the-top horror experience unlike anything you’ve played before.”

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Xbox 360 News

Parasite Eve II launches on PS Network

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Square Enix’s horror-RPG Parasite Eve hit the PS Network as a PSOne Classics release earlier this year, and now, fans can finally tackle its follow-up.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Portable News

Rise of Nightmares – Amazon preorder Dashboard pet announced

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Rise of Nightmares, Sega’s upcoming Kinect-only action-horror title, recently found itself the recipient of a GameStop preorder bonus program, and now it looks like Amazon is following suit. Gamers who opt to go through Amazon will receive the Jester Avatar pet. The Jester will dance around and interact with on-screen Avatars and generally just be a really creepy digital jester.

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Xbox 360 News