Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Survival Horror

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

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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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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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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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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

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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

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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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