Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Survival Horror

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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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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Resident Evil 0 now available online, in stores for PS4, Xbox One

Resident Evil Origins Collection (PS4, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 17

Capcom continues the Resident Evil remaster trend today with the release of Resident Evil 0. Available digitally and in stores, the prequel takes place back in 1998, before Chris and Jill set foot in Raccoon City. As STARS medic Rebecca Chambers and fugitive ex-Marine Billy Coen, players will have to uncover the truth behind a nearby outbreak by swapping between the two to solve puzzles, look for clues, and of course, defeat mutants aplenty. This version features updated graphics and audio, a new optional control scheme, and the post-game Wesker Mode, which features a beefed-up Wesker and Rebecca in an alternate uniform.

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Dying Light to get new challenges in The Following update

Dying Light (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Intro Cinematic Announcement - Screenshot 2

Techland has released a new video detailing a new set of in-game challenges for Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition. Bounties are comprised of three different categories of objectives that change every day. The video shows a few that will be on offer, including escaping a set number of chases, climbing the highest point in an area, and tackling community challenges set over several days. Players who already own Dying Light will be able to access Bounties as part of a free update that is set to launch alongside the upcoming add-on The Following.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Resident Evil Zero

(PlayStation 4 Review) Resident Evil Zero

“… doesn’t place particularly high in my Resident Evil hierarchy, but it does offer a nice dose of traditional play.”

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Dying Light: The Following gets mystical in new story trailer

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

Techland has released another story trailer for Dying Light: The Following. The upcoming expansion is said to have a bit more mystery, according to producer Tymon Smektala: “We all love some old good mystery, whether it’s X-Files or Twin Peaks, so that’s an element we’re introducing to our world…” The first story trailer revealed the need for the player to find a new location, while this one highlights those locations as well as their inhabitants, along with the newly added touches of mysticism.

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New video details Dying Light’s upcoming 250 Legendary Levels

Dying Light (PC, PS4, Xbox One) The Following New Level Announcement - Screenshot 1

Techland has released a video going over the upcoming Legendary Levels that will be making their debut in an upcoming patch and in Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition. The studio will be boosting the game’s replayability considerably with the addition of 250 levels that will offer new emblems, outfits, skills, and weapons. As a reminder, all of the new content will be provided to current owners for free via an update.

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