Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Survival Horror

Resident Evil 7 biohazard demo, Beginning Hour, is a hit on PSN

E3 2016 (Sony) Resident Evil 7 Biohazard - Screenshot 2

Resident Evil 7 is off to a strong start. According to Capcom, the teaser demo, Beginning Hour, has hit a milestone as “the most downloaded single-player demo on PS4” after seven days online. Even more impressive is that access is limited due to being restricted to PS Plus subscribers, but even then, it’s had over 2 million downloads globally.

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PlayStation 4 News

Yomawari: Night Alone gameplay footage released, System Trailer

Yomawari Night Alone (PC, PS Vita) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 4

A new video, titled System Trailer, has been released for Yomawari: Night Alone. The open-world survival-horror-styled adventure is set to be released this fall, and the footage offers a first look at how players will survive their time in a haunted world. (There’s a lot of running in fear involved.) Armed with a flashlight, players will have to make their way through an alternate realm as they search for the protagonist’s sister and dog.

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PC News, PlayStation Vita News

Deadlight: Director’s Cut now available online for console, PC

Deadlight Directors Cut (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The 2012 side-scrolling survival-horror title Deadlight returns today in Deadlight: Director’s Cut for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The revamped version includes updated graphics, improved controls, and a new mode, Survival Arena Mode. The arena pits players against hordes of enemies and hosts strange weapons as well as interactive defenses. Both console versions also feature a new ending for those who are able to complete the game’s Nightmare Mode. As Randall Wayne, players find themselves in an alternate 1986 where they must solve puzzles, sneak around, and battle zombies throughout the ruins of Seattle as they search for their family.

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Cyanide’s Call of Cthulhu gameplay debuted in E3 trailer

Call of Cthulhu (PC, PS4, Xbox One) E3 Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

Cyanide Studio’s Call of Cthulhu, an upcoming adaptation of Chaosium’s pen-and-paper role-playing game, just received a new trailer. Created for E3, the video highlights what is in store for players in a macabre 1920’s Boston. As private investigator Edward Pierce, players will look into the murder of Sarah Hawkins on Darkwater Island. Cthulhu’s influence will gradually grow stronger as Pierce pokes his nose around the island and the Hawkins Family Mansion, and the closer he finds himself to the Great Old One’s influence, the more his sanity will be tested.

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Yomawari: Night Alone coming to PC, PS Vita this October

Yomawari Night Alone (PC, PS Vita) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Yomawari: Night Alone will be making its way to North America by way of NIS. The nightmarish, open-world adventure centers on a young girl who ends up finding herself stalked by spirits in an alternate world after she sets out to find her missing sister and dog. Equipped with only a flashlight, players must sneak and hide as they make their way throughout town in search of clues.

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PC News, PlayStation Vita News

Camel 101 to try their hand at survival horror with Syndrome

Syndrome (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Developer Camel 101 has announced a new survival horror title, Syndrome. Hearkening back to the genre’s early days, players will struggle to survive as they fend off enemies and constantly scavenge for resources. Players must make judicious use of whatever they find in order to survive their trek through a spaceship that is overrun by strange creatures. These monsters are being designed to test the player’s will and skill, and challenge them at all times, with the goal being that “every encounter is an internal battle between fight or flight.”

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Resident Evil turns 20, Capcom celebrates with developer video series

Resident Evil (360, PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox One) Sales Announcement - Screenshot 5

Resident Evil has turned 20 years old. The series that took the cinematic survival-horror formula to new heights is celebrating its 66 million copies sold, multiple films, and future with a series of videos highlight the franchise’s history. Developer interviews will take players back to the beginning, starting today with a new video featuring producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi. In addition to videos, other events and festivities are planned throughout the year in a multi-month long celebration.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Dying Light: The Following

(PlayStation 4 Review) Dying Light: The Following

“This is how expansions should be done.”

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DLC, PlayStation 4 Reviews

Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition now available

Dying Light (PC, PS4, Xbox One) The Following DLC Announcement - Screenshot 2

Techland has released Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition. The Following is also available separately as a download for the base game, along with a free update that adds extra missions and modes. The Enhanced Edition includes all previously released DLC, plus the new Nightmare Mode, Bounty System, 250 Legendary Levels, and several community-created maps. The Following brings with it a new storyline, buggy, zone, and enemies.

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Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition goes gooooold

Dying Light (PC, PS4, Xbox One) The Following DLC Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Techland has announced that Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition, which bundles together the most up-to-date version of the original with all downloadable content and The Following add-on, has gone gold for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The studio has released a chart detailing when the game will be available in the various regions. As a final note, vanilla copies of the original will no longer be restocked, as production has switched to the Enhanced Edition.

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