Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Survival Horror

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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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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Official site launch – Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut

Deadly Premonition Directors Cut (PS3) Official Site Announcement - Screenshot 1

Ignition has launched the official site for the upcoming Director’s Cut re-release of Deadly Premonition. The surreal survival-horror-thriller-procedural-spoof thing will be bringing its Twin Peaks-esque investigative wilds to the PS3 next month. The new version will include various gameplay tweaks, a new scenario, updated graphics, and improved controls, as well as all of the weird demons, strange townsfolk, bizarre inner voices, and inane coffee references that’s made it a cult classic for the 360.

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Infernal Mode revealed for new version of Resident Evil Revelations

Capcom has revealed a new addition to the console and PC versions of Resident Evil Revelations, Infernal Mode. As the name implies, this is for those who scoff at hard mode and require something even more demanding. In addition to increasing the difficulty, Infernal will also move around enemies and items. I’m already frustrated. Also featured in the trailer is the Wall Blister, a new waterborne T-Abyss mutant.

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SHODAN’s terror spreads, System Shock 2 now on GOG.com

System Shock 2 (PC) GOG Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

After years in legal limbo, System Shock 2, one of PC gaming’s most terrifying first-person shooters*, is back. Through the efforts of Night Dive Studios, the legal knots around the license have been undone and the core game updated to allow for a more thorough overhaul. Their work allowed the team at GOG.com to polish it off to the point where System Shock 2 is now compatible with Windows 7, 8, Vista, and XP, as well as many of the mods floating about. The game, including its many extras, which are detailed below, is available for a measly $9.99.

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PC News

Resident Evil Revelations coming to 360, PC, PS3, and Wii U

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

Capcom announced that they will be bringing Resident Evil Revelations, a previously 3DS-only release, to the 360, PC, PS3, and Wii U. The popular entry, set between Resident Evil 4 and 5, is slated to ship to retail on May 21 for 360, PS3, and Wii U, and launch online for PC and PS3. The 360 and Wii U will also have downloadable releases, but at an unspecified later date. The new versions will receive graphical upgrades, as well as a new difficulty mode, a new enemy type, and new weapons and skill sets for Raid Mode.

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Silent Hill: Downpour patch launches for PlayStation 3

Silent Hill (360, PS3) Downpour HD Collection Patch Announcement - Screenshot 3

The patch for Silent Hill: Downpour that launched last month for 360 is now live for PS3. The update, available through PSN, is said to improve the frame rate, fix the save system, fix bugs in the Homeless side quest, and include other “performance enhancements/bug fixes.”

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PlayStation 3 News

Silent Hill: Downpour patch launches on Live, still in works for PS3

Silent Hill Downpour (360, PS3) 360 Patch Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The patch for Silent Hill: Downpour announced last April is now available on Live for 360. Improvements include an increased frame rate, fixed save system, fixed bugs in the Homeless mission, and other “performance enhancements/bug fixes.” It was also noted that a patch for the PlayStation 3 version is still in the works and set to launch “in the coming weeks.”

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Resident Evil 6 now available for 360, PS3

Resident Evil 6 (360, PC, PS3) 360 Demo Launch Announcement - Screenshot 3

Infected … undead … at the end of the day, the only thing that matters is that there are enough rounds in the chamber. And with Resident Evil 6, you will need plenty of ammo. Available today for 360 and PS3, the interwoven storyline of the series’ sixth major entry features four different campaigns spread throughout North America, China, and Eastern Europe that follow seven characters as they battle a new outbreak of the C-virus. Oh, and apparently there are massive translucent snakes. Be sure to watch out for those.

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Resident Evil 6 to get day-one DLC, upcoming packs announced

Resident Evil 6 (360, PC, PS3) DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom has revealed some of their upcoming plans to expand Resident Evil 6′s post-launch lifecycle with day-one and post-launch multiplayer-centric downloadable content. Three packs were announced as launching alongside the game on October 2: Predator Mode, Siege Mode, and Survivors Mode. Further drops will include new items and new maps for Mercenaries as well as all of the new modes.

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