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New ‘Evil Within’ Gameplay Video Shows ‘Resident Evil’-Like Atmosphere

When Resident Evil 4 debuted, it changed the survival horror genre for years. Though the game received fantastic reviews, fans of the old-school Resident Evil and Silent Hill games were greeted with a more action-oriented experience and the introduction of numerous quicktime-event cutscenes – traits that would only intensify in further sequels. Though much of the game was creepy, it …

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‘Outlast’ Hits PC, Unsettling Launch Trailer Released

Last fall, just in time for Halloween, developer Red Barrels teased a new first-person survival horror game called Outlast. The trailer showed that players can expect to have little but their trusty nigh-vision camera to navigate dark hallways and evade some type of humanoid creatures, who can drag them to their deaths. It isn’t quite Halloween, but Outlast is now …

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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs Coming September 10

After many delays, the sequel to the 2010 indie hit Amnesia: The Dark Descent is finally on the way. Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs developer thechineseroom today confirmed the release date through its Twitter account: So, the secret is out- Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is set for release on 10th September! Can't wait for all you little piggies to …

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Routine Is That Spooky Moon Base Simulator You’ve Always Wanted

The horror genre has seen somewhat of a resurgence in recent years thanks to the efforts of indie developers around the world. One of the more interesting games to come out of this renaissance is Routine. For those just joining us, Routine is a “first person horror exploration game set on an abandoned moon base.” The player is charged with …

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Terrifying Gameplay Footage of Outlast Released

Last fall, on Halloween day, Red Barrels Games released a teaser trailer for Outlast, an indie survival horror game coming this year for the PC and PlayStation 4. The game is set in an asylum, which players will have to infiltrate and survive to uncover whatever mysterious goings-on are causing so much bloodshed. This week, more than 10 minutes of …

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Daylight Brings Randomly Generated Horror To The PS4

It’s rare to see horror games on consoles anymore. Unless it has empowering weapons or a dudebro protagonist, horror games just don’t exactly sell that well. A new game hitting the PS4 next year may change that. Zombie Studios have announced Daylight – a procedurally generated horror game for the PS4 and PC. The game features no weapons whatsoever. Instead, …

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Bethesda’s Mystery Game Is The Evil Within

For the past week, Bethesda has been teasing a new game announcement on Twitter. Some fans speculated that it was Fallout 4, but their hopes were dashed when Bethesda said it was something else entirely. That something else has turned out to be the new horror title from Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami. IGN revealed this morning that Besthesda and …

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Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs Coming Q2 2013

Amnesia: The Dark Descent revitalized the survival horror genre on PC with its Lovecraftian atmosphere and distinct lack of offensive weaponry. The indie title went on to sell over one million copies. The sequel to that game, Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs, was originally scheduled to be out in time for Halloween 2012. Instead, gamers on last year’s Halloween got …

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Slender: The Arrival Beta Begins, Pre-Orders Available

Last year a small indie game called Slender: The Eight Pages terrified gamers and inspired countless YouTube play-through videos. Since then, the developers of Slender have been working to expand upon the game and give it the attention it deserves. Today, Blue Isle Studios announced that Slender: The Arrival will be released on March 26. The game is now available …

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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 content will allow players to “experience the franchise’s darkest chapters as the Necromorph battles become even more gruesome and terrifying …

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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 many players may not be clear on what exactly necromorphs are and why they appear. EA, as they have done …

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Dead Space 3 Demo Coming in January

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. Now that EA knows it has a hit, though, Dead Space could fall victim to the publisher’s tendency to broaden …

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