Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Survival Horror

Resident Evil Revelations Wii U trailer released, contest announced

Capcom has released a new trailer for the Wii U version of the upcoming 3DS re-release Resident Evil Revelations. The new footage showcases how the system’s gamepad will be used throughout the game as players investigate the abandoned SS Queen Zenobia. A contest was also announced where players can search for the ship at the official website, using the in-game scanner to track down the vessel for a chance to win prizes.

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Contests, Wii U

Grab a cup of coffee, Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut is out

Deadly Premonition Directors Cut (PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Access Games is back on the case today with the release of Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut. Publisher Rising Star Games has sent word that special agent Francis York Morgan is back on the trail of the Red Seed Murderer in an investigation that is equally parts surreal and terrifying. An enhanced re-release exclusive to the PS3, The Director’s Cut includes all of the content of the 2010 Xbox 360 original plus a brand-new scenario, improved visuals and controls, and support for upcoming downloadable content.

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PlayStation 3 News

Resident Evil Revelations demo coming soon, dev diary launches

A demo for the enhanced re-release of Resident Evil Revelations will be available shortly, according to Capcom. The demo, which will launch on eShop, Live, PSN, and Steam, will feature Jill Valentine on a breach-and-rescue mission aboard the Queen Zenobia. Players will have to battle mutants and navigate the labyrinthine ship as they track down Jessica Sherawat and Chris Redfield. The first in a new weekly series of video developer diaries also launched today, with the inaugural episode focusing on the design team’s inspirations.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Wii U, Xbox 360 News

The Evil Within announcement trailer released

Bethesda has released the reveal trailer mentioned last week with the announcement of Tango Gameworks’s upcoming survival-horror title The Evil Within. Shinji Mikami and company teamed up with designer Kyle Cooper for the creepy two-minute trailer.

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Deadly Premonition: Director’s Cut goes gold, pre-order extras a go

Deadly Premonition Directors Cut (PS3) Official Site Announcement - Screenshot 5

Rising Star Games has announced that Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut has gone gold for PS3. Two pre-order extras were also revealed, with GameStop offering an Espresso Suit and Amazon a Field Ops suit. The enhanced re-release features new scenario, improved visuals and controls, and support for upcoming downloadable content.

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PlayStation 3 News

Bethesda announces Tango Gameworks’ Zwei is The Evil Within

The Evil Within (360, PC, PS3) Announcement - Header

Bethesda has revealed that “Zwei”, the survival horror title announced last year from Tango Gameworks, the studio founded by Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami, is The Evil Within. Slated for a 2014 release, The Evil Within will be available for 360, PC, PS3, and next-generation consoles. IGN was privy to the reveal trailer.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News

Revisiting … System Shock 2

Revisiting ... System Shock 2

” … System Shock 2 remains a fascinating piece of gaming history, a master class in atmosphere, and a damn fine game in its own right.”

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Resident Evil Revelations trailer shows Rachel in action in Raid Mode

Capcom has released a new video of the updated Raid Mode from the upcoming console and PC versions of Resident Evil Revelations. The footage shows Rachel, who joins Hunk as one of the mode’s new playable characters, in action. Other additions to the new versions include a harder difficulty mode titled Infernal, Residentevil.net integration, and new enemies, including the Wall Blister.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Wii U, Xbox 360 News

Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut welcomes you to Greenvale

Rising Star Games has released a new trailer, titled Welcome to Greenvale, for the upcoming PS3 re-release of Access Games’ Deadly Premonition. The Director’s Cut will feature a new scenario designed by game director Swery, upgraded visuals, refined controls, support for future DLC, and other tweaks.

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PlayStation 3 News

Resident Evil Revelations console version screens, details released

Resident Evil Revelations (360, PC, PS3, Wii U) March Announcements - Screenshot 1

With the console re-release of Resident Evil Revelations just over two months away, Capcom continues to reveal all of the extra content that’s being packed in. First off, Raid Mode’s playable roster will increase by two with the addition of Hunk and Rachel, who was introduced in the 3DS version, as well as two new enemies, Wall Blister and an unnamed mystery foe. It was also announced that Wii U owners will be able to play using either the GamePad or the Wii U Pro as the primary controller, as well as on the GamePad itself via direct play.

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