Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Survival Horror

Dying Light: The Following to launch early 2016

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Techland has announced that their upcoming expansion for Dying Light, The Following, will be released during the first quarter of 2016. The studio also released a new video to go along with the reveal … well, it’s more of a teaser. It’s not quite 20 seconds long, so please calibrate expectations accordingly. But hey, at least there is a bit of gameplay.

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New Dying Light tools contest, Beyond Dying Light II, open for voting

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Techland has opened Beyond Dying Light II, the second Dying Light Dev Tools contest, for public voting. Five mods were selected by the production team, all of which are currently up for download through Steam workshop. Players can look forward to defending a replica of the pub from Shaun of the Dead, and trying to make their way through a house after being shrunk to the size of a bottle cap. Details for each are available below. Voting is open until September 13.

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RE0, RE1 getting physical release in Resident Evil Origins Collection

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Resident Evil Origins Collection will bring the recently released Resident Evil HD and an upgraded Resident Evil 0 to store shelves next year. Scheduled to launch on January 19, the $39.99 set will be available for PS4 and Xbox One, while Resident Evil 0 will be sold separately digitally around the same time for $19.99 for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. Capcom also revealed Wesker Mode for Resident Evil 0, which will feature fellow S.T.A.R.S. member Rebecca Chambers, with Wesker taking on the role of Bill Coen with a new look and new abilities. Twenty screenshots as well as two trailers have also gone live, one introducing the package and the other detailing Wesker Mode.

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Techland covers Dying Light: The Following in 28-minute video

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Techland is showing off Dying Light’s upcoming downloadable add-on The Following with a lengthy new gameplay video. Running nearly 29 minutes long, the video features a 15-plus-minute unedited look at the story-based expansion, highlighting one of the new quest chains, The Truth Is Out There, along with the new map, dirt buggies, and ranged weapons. The remaining run time is taken up by the Techland crew answering questions and offering insight into what’s taking place onscreen. For the map creators out there, the second edition of the Beyond Dying Light Dev Tools contest is ongoing and will end on August 31. Head over to their blog for rules and prize info; a Youtube playlist covering how to use the tools can be found here.

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Dying Light: The Following to add huge map, buggies, more

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Techland has released details about Dying Light’s latest expansion, The Following. The story-driven add-on will feature dirt buggies, a new map the size of all previous maps combined, and new items. Three screens were released that offer a glimpse of the additions (see: guy shooting a shotgun from the buggy). The Following will also be available for free for Season Pass holders.

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Techland has a proposition: drink water, get free Dying Light DLC

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Dying Light developer Techland posted a joke yesterday on Twitter promoting delicious, delicious water. Whoever posted a picture of themselves drinking water and promoted it with the hashtag DrinkRightDyingLight would receive a docket code for a free premium weapon. The studio is doubling down on the surprise promotion by creating new, free downloadable packs. The exact number of which is dependent on the number of people who post a picture of themselves drinking water on Twitter with the tag #DrinkForDLC. The first goal is a perk, given that there have been nearly 5,000 tweets already, which is a 50% XP boost to player agility for 24 hours, beginning this Sunday. Check below for the full breakdown. All previous tweets count towards the new DLC.

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Trial-focused expansion The Bozak Horde out now for Dying Light

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The Bozak Horde downloadable expansion has gone live for Dying Light. Players will now be able to access the Harran Stadium and take part in a series of challenges created by the enigmatic Bozak. The tasks are tracked through leaderboards and can be tackled solo or with up to three other players. Survivors not only get to walk away with their lives, but they also receive a new compound bow. Accomplishing extra objectives will also unlock new arrows types, including electric, exploding, and incendiary, all of which can be taken back out into the game world.

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Resident Evil 0 getting the HD treatment in early ’16 for console, PC

Capcom has announced their plans to follow the recent Resident Evil HD remake with a new HD remake, this time for Resident Evil 0. The prequel, previously only available for GameCube and Wii, is slated to launch in early 2016 for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. The game’s original director, Koji Oda, is back on board along with several of the developers from the original team. Oda and producer Tsukasa Takenaka released a video for the announcement, complete with a life-saving herb.

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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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