Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Survival Horror

Dying Light getting solo, co-op trial DLC, The Bozak Horde

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Techland will be releasing a new download pack for Dying Light on May 26, The Bozak Horde. The expansion will add a new co-op-centric mode that opens up the Harran Stadium so that players can take on a set of challenges prepared by an insane newcomer named Bozak. Playable solo or in teams of up to four, participants will compete for not only survival but also a new compound hunting bow that can be augmented with earnable electric, incendiary, and exploding arrows.

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Resident Evil HD Remaster sells over a million units worldwide

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Capcom has announced that the latest Resident Evil re-release, a download-only title in North America, has sold over a million units worldwide. The HD Remaster had previously set a day-one record for the fastest-selling digital release on PSN across Europe and North America. This latest version features updated graphics, sound, and controls, along with a new Very Easy Mode.

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The Evil Within: The Consequence wraps up Det. Kidman’s tale

Juli Kidman’s story comes to its end today with the release of The Evil Within’s second download pack, The Consequence. Set immediately after The Assignment, players will see detective Kidman through her two-part downloadable side story. As before, players will get to see what she was doing during the original game while separated from Sebastian, which will involve her encountering new enemies and uncovering more about the Mobius group.

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Resident Evil Revelations 2 out now in full online, as physical release

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Capcom has released the physical version of Resident Evil Revelations 2. The $39.99 set includes all four downloadable episodes along with two spin-off episodes, the Throwback Map Pack for Raid Mode, two extra characters for Raid Mode, and four alternate costumes. A patch will also add online co-op for Raid Mode on March 31. All four episodes can also be downloaded for $5.99 each and the spin-off episode for $4.99, or they can be purchased altogether digitally as part of the Complete Season pass for $24.99. The difference between the Complete Season and the disc version is the latter’s inclusion of Wesker in Raid Mode, the alternate costumes, and the map pack.

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The Evil Within: The Assignment calls in Kidman, out for console, PC

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The Evil Within: The Assignment, the first of a two-part downloadable side story, is available on Live, PSN, and Steam. The Assignment is set during the original game and follows Sebastian’s partner, detective Juli Kidman, during their time apart. Her encounter differs from Sebastian’s in that she encounters new enemies, uncovers different information about the ongoing events, and has her own dealings with Mobius. The second part of her storyline will be available in The Consequence, set to go live this spring.

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The Evil Within DLC The Assignment announced, launching March 10

The Evil Within will be receiving its first downloadable add-on next month with The Assignment. Scheduled to launch on March 10, The Assignment is the first of a two-party side story that follows Sebastian’s partner Juli Kidman during the main campaign. The expansion will feature new enemies and locations, as well as more behind the group Mobius. Players can see The Assignment in action on Bethesda’s Twitch channel on March 6 at 3 p.m. (CST). Part two, The Consequence, is scheduled to launch this spring.

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Resident Evil Revelations 2 – Episode 1 now on PSN, Feb. 25 on Live

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Capcom has released the first episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 on PSN for PS3 and PS4. Episode 1 will launch tomorrow on Xbox Live for Xbox 360 and Xbox One and on Steam for PC. The sequel begins with Claire Redfield, now an agent for the anti-bioterrorism group Terra Save, working alongside Moira Burton, Barry Burton’s daughter, to escape the clutches of kidnappers. In search of the two, Barry encounters Natalia Korda, a young girl with the power to sense enemies, whom he recruits to find Moira. Players must switch between the pairs in order to avoid enemies and find their way off a deadly island.

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Dying Light gameplay video shows the Night Hunter in action

Techland has released a new gameplay trailer from Dying Light’s Be the Zombie multiplayer mode. The video, narrated by lead game designer Maciej Binkowski, highlights the asymmetric aspect of the player-versus-player combat. One player controls the super-powered Night Hunter zombie and uses its array of moves, from a ground pound to horde-summoner spit, to track and take down four other players. Current players should watch until the end: a code flashes that can be redeemed for in-game weapons from Dockets.DyingLightGame.com. Note that accounts must be linked to access the free weapons from the Quartermaster.

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Resident Evil sets PSN, Capcom digital release sales records

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According to Capcom, Resident Evil has set the record for PSN’s biggest-selling day-one digital title. Additionally, the game has become their fastest-selling digital title to date in North America and Europe. To accompany the announcements, we’ve added several new screenshots from the remade remake, showing more of Chris and the Master of Unlocking herself in action.

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White Night releasing for PC, PS4 on March 3, Xbox One on March 6

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OSome Studio’s upcoming narrative-driven, horror-themed survival title White Night is nearing completion and set to go live next month. The Linux, Mac, PS4, and Windows PC versions will be available on March 3 and the Xbox One version on March 6. As the survivor of a deadly car crash, players will attempt to seek aid from the inhabitants of a strange, isolated mansion. Needless to say, that quickly turns into a fight for survival as they battle through, explore, and navigate their way around the puzzles and dangerous that await on the estate.

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