Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Survival Horror

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

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

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

“… 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

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

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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Techland releases Dying Light: The Following story teaser

A new trailer is shining some light on the story behind Dying Light’s upcoming add-on, The Following. The expansion takes place after the events of the original game with protagonist Kyle Crane returning to take on a new mission. The survivors’ current position has become too unstable, so players must explore a remote area that is controlled by a strange group that is said to have developed a cure.

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Alien: Isolation – The Collection out for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

Alien: Isolation is back just in time for Halloween as Alien: Isolation – The Collection, a new all-in-one set for console and PC. The pack includes the original game and all downloadable content. The DLC adds two standalone missions based on moments from the original Alien film, allowing players to control Ripley and the crew, and five mission packs. The latter includes new maps, challenges, and playable characters for Salvage and Survivor modes.

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Dying Light: The Following to launch early 2016

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

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

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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