Showing posts with label Survival Horror. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Survival Horror. Show all posts

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version Comes to Nintendo Switch

Resident Evil 7 "Cloud Version" is coming to Nintendo Switch on May 24 with a free demo but only for Japan now!

Despite everyone's doubt and disbelief on Resident Evil 7: Biohazard can ever be ported to Nintendo Switch, it is finally coming to Nintendo's next-gen portable gaming platform, although it needs an odd cloud installation method. Aside from the game being only available in digital version, it will only be available for playing in Japan for now, which is a major downer for the fans from rest of the world. The most recent title from Capcom’s survival horror series is coming

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Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version Comes to Nintendo Switch

RELATED: Resident Evil 7 Hits 5 Million Sales

Below is a trailer for upcoming Switch version of the game we found on official YouTube channel of Biohazard, known for Resident Evil in Japan, where it is labeled as a “cloud version” of the game RE7. All you have to do is to install a 45 MB file on your Switch hard drive and since you will be playing the game from Nintendo's cloud storage, you will need a steady internet connection to enjoy it.




RELATED: Resident Evil 7 Sells 4 Million Copies

Capcom fans owning a latest Nintendo console can now finally experience the disturbingly shocking horror that the title proved to be. You are allowed to play a 15-minute free trial of the cloud version from May 24 and then you have to spend ¥2,000, which is equivalent of $17.96 only to continue playing for the next 180 days. Currently, the game supporting only Japanese language is listed on Nintendo eShop as Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version and can be found in Japan.

RELATED: Resident Evil 7 'Not a Hero' DLC Gameplay Video

Resident Evil 7 explores the story of a system engineer named Ethan Winters, who has been looking for his missing wife Mia for past three years. When he suddenly receives a disturbing video message from her where she asks him to come look for her in a deserted plantation home of Dulvey, Louisiana, Ethan goes looking for her there only to be confronted by the psychotic members of the Baker family. What freaky terror he discovers there was far beyond his or anyone's imagination.

RELATED: Resident Evil 7 Ending Explained

Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version for Switch also offers downloadable contents Banned Footage Volume 1, 2, End of Zoe and Not a Hero as well. Originally released back in January 2017, RE7 is available to play on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR and Xbox One. The one we are talking about doesn't look like to have a translation of English language in it, which means, this version is not meant for Switch players from North America. So, we have to wait until they announce that version or just include option for English language.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Metro Exodus Delayed to 2019

Originally scheduled for a fall 2018 release date, Metro Exodus is now confirmed for Q1 2019 release date.

Up until now, use thought Metro Exodus of the Metro series of first-person shooter games and a sequel to Metro: Last Light from developer 4A Games and publisher Deep Silver was about to release on 2018 as per official announcement but that just changed now! The parent company for the publisher, THQ Nordic has stated on their Blog that previously scheduled fall 2018 release date for the game is pushed back to the first quarter of 2019. They still are deciding a release window for Biomutant and Darksiders III.

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Metro Exodus Delayed to 2019

After making a spectacular entry in E3 2017, we hoped to get on board with the game this year and journey through its barren landscape to fight scary mutants this year but fate seems to be not with us on this one. According to their recent statement, the development process is still progressing and they are pretty happy with the finished result. Just because they want us to experience their finest effort when we get to play it, they are taking time to make sure that happens.

So, even though it is for the best but waiting another year for a game is quite tiring after you already spent one in anticipation. However, fans of Metro series must realize that 4A Games had to do this to live up to everyone's expectation and promises to not disappoint you when the game is finally released. All they are doing on the next eight to nine months is to fully focus on polishing the game players truly deserve. This constant process is getting all the attention it needs and so we need to wait.

Just to jog your memory on this story-driven survival horror themed shooter, here goes the announce gameplay trailer dropped at E3 2017.




Metro Exodus will be available to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One once it is released worldwide. Series protagonist Artyom will return for a bigger open-world experience in a post-apocalyptic Moscow and a few fellow survivors will tag along. Just because they hit us with a bummer, 4A Games promised to reveal a new footage containing brand new gameplay set on a different location of in-game environment we have not seen yet! That's some consolation there.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season Details

Just like all good things should come to an end, Telltale’s The Walking Dead is finally coming to a conclusion this year. Developer Telltale Games has done a fantastic fan-service by adapting creator Robert Kirkman (Battle Pope, Invincible)'s post-apocalyptic comic book series The Walking Dead from Image Comics into an episodic action-adventure franchise. It is one of Telltale’s most celebrated series much like the television adaptation of AMC’s zombie drama of the same name, which is currently airing its Season 8 on cable TV.

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Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season Details

RELATED: Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season First Artwork Revealed

Six years have passed since the series began its journey with series protagonist Clementine and there has been only three seasons so far. She has grown from a little girl who just lost her parents to a seasoned survivor of a zombie apocalypse. Her journey in this walker-infested world is finally coming to an end that started with her guardian angel Lee Everett. We cannot say that she is also following Lee's path towards the end step by step as Melissa Hutchinson returns to voice her character.

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Lee Everett and Clementine

RELATED: Telltale's The Walking Dead Season 4 Confirmed for 2018

Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season was first announced back in 2017 during San Diego Comic Con and we only knew that the release is due to 2018. Although there was no official release date to begin with, our guess is that The Final Season may come out this summer or probably in the fall. The time might be closer to some holiday season of 2018. The Walking Dead: Season One was launched on April, Season Two and A New Frontier chose the month of December for their release.

RELATED: Telltale’s Walking Dead Collection Announced

Now, we all know that The Final Season marks the end of Clementine's story and fans are already wondering what would happen to her character then. It was revealed from PAX East panel 2018 that, the chapter will kick off right from the events of A New Frontier but there is a time jump in between. Clementine will be older and mature that she was back then and many things will not be the same as before. Because, the world has already gone to hell after a zombie apocalypse and no one is around to keep everything running.

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Clementine and A.J.

RELATED: Walking Dead's Clementine May Appear In AMC

A post-apocalyptic world means already the end of mankind and society, which only worsens as time passes. So, when the season will start, it will be from a much worse scenario that what we saw in Season Three. Little AJ is still on her care and chances are, she might get into a situation where the kid needs a lot of protecting. Clementine will come across plenty of new characters who would either help in her journey or become enemies. A dog named Rosie will be introduced who would at least make it through the first episode.

RELATED: Walking Dead's Clementine Action Figure Announced

Since, Telltale’s The Walking Dead series is mostly scripted due to its episodic graphic adventure style. Any outcome players' face is from a series of preset choices set in the plot to unfold as they make progress. However, The Final Season is bringing a change to this gameplay mechanics for good. Any typical good zombie game genre should frequently put characters into battle zombies to keep things interesting. So, Telltale decided to include unscripted zombie fights to throw Clementine in danger and make this challenging.

RELATED: Telltale’s Walking Dead Will Follow Comic Timeline

Developers at Telltale Games have also noted that, considering an installment of a series that builds on death and despair, The Walking Dead: A New Frontier was a bit too colorful. By this, they are only hinting that The Final Season will go back to its root and adjust to a more worn-out color palette. AMC has already done it with logo for The Walking Dead TV series gradually following a more decomposing style after each season.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Resident Evil 7 Hits 5 Million Sales

In an official press release, Capcom revealed that their first-person survival horror game Resident Evil 7 has recently reached 5.1 million units of sale. This was announced after the game is awarded for Best VR Audio during the 2018 Game Audio Network Guild Awards platform. Being the latest installment of the series that came out only a year ago, the figure isn't looking bad but if we consider that, then we are missing an even big picture here.

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Resident Evil 7 Hits 5 Million Sales

RELATED: Resident Evil 7 Sells 4 Million Copies

Crossing a milestone of selling more than 5 million units is a great achievement itself but Capcom had done better than this before with Resident Evil series. What started as a murder mystery investigation at Spencer Mansion leading to a race of survival against hordes of undead and deadly secrets have become a monstrous franchise itself over time. There are already 25 games from Resident Evil series, some awaited sequels and a super-hit series of movies under the name till date.

RELATED: Resident Evil 7 'Not a Hero' DLC Gameplay Video

No matter what people says, zombie games always have their unique appeal to fans and Capcom has proved that over and over. Though Resident Evil 7 is not exactly a game with zombies in it, it still was full of horror elements and managed to bag some critical acclaim. However, some fans have a different perspective on the matter as they believe RE7 has ruined the series, which is still debatable. What we cannot debate about is the sales figure, which points to a different picture.

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Resident Evil 7 Missed Sales Targets

RELATED: Resident Evil 7 'Not a Hero' DLC Delayed

If you simply break down and compare 5 million units sales figure to rest of the series, you will notice it isn't looking very good now. All is there for you to find out that the first three games of Resident Evil series have even outsold Resident Evil 7, when the franchise was only growing. Resident Evil 5 of 2009 still reigns at the top spot by selling a record 11.84 million copies and Resident Evil 6 from 2012 secured the second best place with 10 million copies sold.

RELATED: Resident Evil 7’s Next DLC Features Chris Redfield

Initially, Capcom had set a goal of 10 million unit sales for Resident Evil 7 and if it falls short by any chance, they will push it. Whereas they failed with RE7, another of their prodigal title Monster Hunter: World has saved the day by becoming Capcom’s best-selling game ever. Now, it can be that there are too many zombie games out there and Resident Evil 7 just couldn't make it by competing with all of them or perhaps, it just failed to charm more audience as they had hoped for.

RELATED: Monster Hunter: World Becomes Capcom’s Best-Selling Game Ever

Resident Evil 7 is released in January, 2017 from Capcom to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Later, a Gold Edition was released in December including two story-driven DLC titled "Not a Hero" and "End of Zoe". Just before a year it came out, a virtual reality demo Kitchen was dropped at E3 2016 and it had support for PlayStation VR headset. If Resident Evil series have to thrive, they will have to better prepare themselves to compete with upcoming games like Overkill’s The Walking Dead, The Last of Us Part II and World War Z.

Friday, March 30, 2018

Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season First Artwork Revealed

When developer Telltale Games introduced the post-apocalyptic world of The Walking Dead with a new vision with Telltale’s The Walking Dead in 2012, people just fell in love with the unique storytelling way of their episodic graphic adventure. Over the years, we saw the character of Clementine grow from a young girl to the kickass grown up in "A New Frontier" and now, with Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season headed this way, we have to say good-bye to the series.

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Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season Key-Art

RELATED: Telltale's The Walking Dead Season 4 Confirmed for 2018

Till the day Clementine was rescued by Lee Everett from her house, she has been through a lot of dire situations in that world taken over by zombies and now, we will see her in action for one last time at the end of this year.

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A Striking Callback

RELATED: Telltale’s Walking Dead Collection Announced

Telltale Games also released a key-art for the title for fans to get an exclusive first look. We can see series protagonist Clementine with the young boy AJ, she took in under her wings to protect at all cost. She is older now and is grizzled by the brutality this world inflicted upon her. If you look closely then you will notice that the key-art above strikes a resemblance with the one released for the first season of Telltale’s The Walking Dead with Lee and Clementine on it.

RELATED: Walking Dead's Clementine May Appear In AMC

Below is the Tweet from the official Twitter handle of Telltale Games as they announce the final season for their critically acclaimed series.



RELATED: Walking Dead's Clementine Action Figure Announced

Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season is set to release later in 2018 with no fixed date yet and a first look of the game will be revealed on April 6 at PAX East panel. It was during last year's San Diego Comic Con, when Telltale had announced for a planned fourth season which will be the last one and will draw conclusion to Clementine's story. We must admit that it is really hard seeing such a great franchise finally ending but even harder to see a character like Clementine go.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The Walking Dead: Our World Gameplay Trailer

The creator-owned comic-book series The Walking Dead from Image Comics by writer Robert Kirkman (Battle Pope, Invincible) has done all sorts of wonders from its launch in 2003. When AMC television decided to adapt the book for television, the series have been breaking countless records on cable TV history and currently on its eighth season. Another spin-off show Fear The Walking Dead is growing its audience as well.

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The Walking Dead: Our World Gameplay Trailer

RELATED: The Walking Dead VR Game In Works

The franchise also spawned a couple of successful games for mobile devices and other platforms. Seems like, The Walking Dead is aiming for being the most adapted concept on various media. Following the insane success of the free-to-play mobile game Pokémon GO, The Walking Dead is coming soon with the AR technology for their upcoming mobile release The Walking Dead: Our World.

Developer Next Games have dropped a sneak peek gameplay trailer for upcoming The Walking Dead: Our World on YouTube recently.




Those who have already played the predecessor game employing AR technology could immediately relate the similarities between Pokémon GO and The Walking Dead: Our World, well, except for the end of the world part of course. Since the game is based on AMC television series, which means you may bump into Carl Grimes, Daryl Dixon, Glenn Rhee, Rick Grimes or Michonne cleaning up zombie hordes as well as yourself.

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Collect New Weapons

RELATED: The Walking Dead: Our World Teaser Trailer

While you clear up your surroundings off the zombies, you will level up and be sure to check for new weapons according to their class and rarity. At the Games Developers Conference (GDC), The Walking Dead: Our World is expected to premiere along with a few other AR games. The game is open for pre-registration and hopefully will come out sometime later in 2018.

With Telltale Games' episodic survival horror take on the series, gamers on many platforms are already in love with the post-apocalyptic world of The Walking Dead. Plus, another adventure of the undead world set in Washington is coming soon in Overkill’s The Walking Dead. Now-a-days, people are always busy with their cell phones and Next Games just brought the thrill of the action into their pocket and grasp at any time.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Days Gone Delayed to 2019

Upcoming action-adventure survival horror game Days Gone from SIE Bend Studio and Sony Interactive Entertainment has been delayed. Although the game didn't have any solid release date officially set except for talks of launching it this year, the info of the game on PlayStation's site now shows the release date to be 2019. The sudden delay of this PlayStation 4-exclusive is shocking for the fans that were waiting eagerly for the game.

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Days Gone Delayed to 2019

RELATED: Days Gone Alternate Gameplay Trailer

Neither Bend Studio nor Sony Entertainment has said anything regarding this delay except for res-stating that it will come out in 2019 and we will be informed of any updates. It was Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony Worldwide Studio, who formerly said the game to be expected on 2018 but now after declaring about the delay, no one is disclosing the reasons for it. We can only hope that some industry insider gives us the details for this sudden mishap.




Aside from the gameplay demo showcased at E3 2016 and another trailer at E3 2017, Days Gone hasn't revealed much. There was a fraction of the game demo at the day and at night to demonstrate how the game turns out different based on the time it's being played. Now, all we can do is to wait for another trailer for the game to drop at this year's E3 event like the past two years. The glimpse of content that we saw till date on the game is enough to keep us waiting on the edge of our seats.

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The developers of Days Gone have previously worked on Syphon Filter and Uncharted: Golden Abyss. Unless any further announcement, we don't know for sure that how long we have to wait to take the role of mercenary Deacon St. John in the post-apocalyptic zombie infested world on his motorcycle. As the aforementioned game is now delayed, PlayStation 4 owners are now only left with Detroit: Become Human, another exclusive to the console scheduled for May 25.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Amnesia Collection Free on Steam

What developer Frictional Games have done with their survival horror Amnesia game series is quite commendable. Even YouTube's most popular channel PewDiePie used to post videos of Felix Kjellberg playing Amnesia a lot back in the days! If you are fan of the series, then we got good news for you. Amnesia Collection containing with two of the titles from the franchise is now absolutely FREE this weekend on Steam for a limited time.

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Amnesia Collection Free on Steam

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Collecting Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs as a bundle that is worth $34.99, this offer is something that you cannot afford to miss if horror games are your favorite. Frictional Games have previously offered Amnesia: The Dark Descent for free and that was quite a long ago. It is very much possible for you to miss that opportunity to grab the copy and look now; you can have the entire series at one place.

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To have Amnesia Collection free for lifetime, all you have to do is to go to Steam within the period of this limited time offer and then click "Install Game". Both The Dark Descent and A Machine for Pigs will start installing and the games will remain in your library even after the exclusive offer is expired. There was no word on how long this promotion will last but we believe either it would be over within the weekend or over the week long.

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The Dark Descent and A Machine for Pigs

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Two of the titles from the series have the near similar taste of horror but apparently, the sequel has made things a bit simpler. That being said, it still is more than enough to scare the hell out of you on any given day and will leave you in chills.

RELATED: We Happy Few is Delayed Again

So, go and grab those two modern horror-classic games from Steam while you still can, so that if you are in crave for some good horror-game time, you can just get your fill with either one of Amnesia series. Playing Amnesia series will give you the idea of from where the scare tactics of Resident Evil 7 got their inspiration from.