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Dead Space 3 DLC Announced, Background Mini Series Begins

Dead Space 3 was released in the U.S. today, and already extra content for the title is being announced. EA and Visceral Games today announced the “Awakened” DLC add-on will be available sometime in March. The announcement states that the …

Dead Space Recap Video Summarizes the Series’ Considerable Backstory

The Dead Space games, like some other survival horror titles (not to mention science fiction franchises), has a rather convoluted backstory. In fact, without paying close attention and grabbing various log entries within Dead Space and Dead Space 2, even …

Dead Space 3 Demo Coming in January
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It’s natural for gamers to be worried about the Dead Space franchise. The first two games in the series introduced fans to a new Sci-Fi survival horror game that was able to successfully implement heavy action elements to the formula. …

Dead Space 3 Pre-Order Exclusives Revealed
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It’s a sad fact of life for current gamers that they won’t be able to acquire every bit of content for a game unless they purchase it three or four times. The retailer-exclusive pre-order bonuses that have grown common in …

ZombiU European Launch Trailer Debuts

Nintendo fans in the U.S. who were lucky enough to pre-order a Wii U early have had the chance to play ZombiU for a couple of weeks now. Though the game has received mixed reviews, it’s generally agreed that the …

Outlast Halloween Scare Trailer Released

Survival horror fans should consider today not only Halloween, but the day that spurred hope in the hearts of many that the near-abandoned genre might be making a comeback. In addition to the Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs trailer released …

Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs Halloween Trailer Released

While the larger publishers are busy releasing weekly or bi-weekly (or more) trailers for their big-budget holiday titles, indie developers are stuck releasing a new trailer every few months. Really, though, that’s the perfect amount for non-spoilery previews. Especially when …

Dead Space 3 Gameplay Walkthrough Released

With all of the amazing games coming out in the next few weeks, it’s easy to forget that the gaming party won’t stop at Christmas. Some of the most anticipated games of the year have been delayed to the first …

Official ZombiU Trailer Released

When Nintendo announced ZombiU at this year’s E3, it seemed a bit out of character. The Wii has become a bastion of family-friendly console gaming in an era where gamers have grown up and are demanding more mature content. Perhaps …

Amnesia Has Sold Close to 1 Million Copies

Frictional Games’ Amnesia: The Dark Descent is an interesting story in the world of gaming. Released two years ago, the game features mediocre graphics and a first-person perspective, but is not a first-person shooter. Instead, the title is a classic …

ZombiU Gameplay Footage Shows First-Person Old-School Survival Horror

For a good decade starting in the mid-nineties, the survival horror genre blossomed and was actually pretty amazing. Sometime in the past 8 years, though, the genre began to decline. The Resident Evil series became more action-oriented and the Silent …

Aliens: Colonial Marines “Escape” Multiplayer Mode Revealed [Video]

Gearbox may be gearing up for the launch of the great-looking Borderlands 2, but the studio still has other projects in the works. One of those projects, Aliens: Colonial Marines, looks to bring the Aliens franchise to a respectable place …

New Resident Evil 6 Trailer Leaked From Gamescom

Resident Evil fans have already gotten a nice taste of what awaits them in less than 2 months when they get their hands on Resident Evil 6. Capcom has been releasing trailers and gameplay videos with regularity, and a demo …

DayZ is Coming as a Standalone Version

Dean “Rocket” Hall, the developer of the popular zombie apocalypse mod DayZ has announced the game will be getting a standalone version. Hall announced on the DayZ Tumblr blog that he has been named project lead on the development of …

Resident Evil 6 Gameplay Video Shows Lots of Walking, Talking

Fans of the Resident Evil series have only a little over 3 months to wait for the release of Resident Evil 6. The footage shown during Microsoft’s big E3 press conference revealed that the game’s setting would be more urban, …

Sacrilegium Survival Horror Game Announced at E3

Now that Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo have all played their E3 hand with their big press conferences, it’s that time of the show when smaller publishers get a chance to show off titles the public is less familiar with. One …