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

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Days Gone Story Preview

Days Gone offers a glimpse of Deacon's life with his love Sarah and their unlikely romance before the apocalypse.

Although showing major traits of being a zombie-apocalypse focused game on the surface, upcoming PlayStation 4-exclusive Days Gone from developer SIE Bend Studio and publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment has a lot more to offer as a survival horror action-adventure game.

Primary premise of the game is of course of a global pandemic that wiped out a large number of humankind and it forced Deacon St. John to struggle in a ravaged world just like any other survivors out there but beside that, something else motivates him to go on.

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Days Gone Story Preview

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Check out the featurette video of Sarah & Deacon's Wedding day from Days Gone, something that Deacon cannot let go of.




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Many people lost their relatives and loved ones during the spread of the deadly disease that turns people into feral cannibalistic creatures. Almost all the survivor has memories from that forgotten past and they move on carrying the burden.

Before everything went downhill, Deacon met a girl named Sarah Whitaker from Seattle and they fell in love, which eventually led them to tie the knot in a small church of Marion Forks with his long-time friend William "Boozer" Gray as the only witness.

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On The Open Road

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With her unique charm and care, she has soften him up from a nomad biker into a loving husband, so much so that he left behind his longtime ties to Mongrel Motorcycle Club in a pursuit of living a new life together for as long as they could.

Two years have been passed since and Sarah is long gone, leaving John to go out as a bounty hunter with nothing but a photo of her to remember by. He goes to the same church on a rainy night briefly reliving those memories but only to be ambushed shortly.

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Reminder of His Past

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It's really nice to see that Bend Studio has given their mercenary protagonist such a back-story with an emotional depth that makes players care for him and this will make fighting for survival in an apocalyptic landscape all more worthwhile for most people.

After long delays and waiting, Days Gone is finally launching on April 26, 2019, for PS4 and the game looks even better and more interesting with each video Sony drops about it. Set into an open world environment, the single player game promises at least 30 hours worth of playtime.

Friday, February 8, 2019

World War Z PvPvZ Mode

Outlive the dead and living in action-packed "Player Vs. Player Vs. Zombie" mode of upcoming co-op shooter World War Z.

Set within the same universe of the titular live-action movie of 2013, third-person shooter game World War Z from developer Saber Interactive and publisher Focus Home Interactive offers much more gameplay aspects than its genre.

Aside from tackling post-apocalyptic horror of massive zombie hordes, there will be a PvP multiplayer mode but unlike their typical counterparts, the studio chose to go on a different route to make things interesting for everyone.

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World War Z PvPvZ Mode

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You can check out a preview of how the PvPvZ mode will work out in WWZ in the official trailer below.




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A number of competitive team-based combat systems are shown in the trailer and each unique type has something exciting to offer to players. Both "Scavenge Raid" and "Vaccine Hunt" are two objective based plays as their name suggests.

Swarm Deathmatch are for two groups of survivors to effectively try and eliminate others with zombies constantly getting into the mix to make things difficult than it already is. Swarm Domination is about capturing a zone by overtaking all obstacles to win points.

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King of the Hill is for either of the teams to secure a key vantage point to get advantage over enemies. Outlive the dead in a four-player cooperative effort to establish your territory over every hostile party that opposes you.

Undoubtedly, the in-game world of the title has a lot of potential to create a legacy of its own and Saber Interactive decided to play with that idea a little bit by introducing a new PvP game mode into the mix between the hunters and the hunted.

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Survivors will band together in exploring Jerusalem, New York and Moscow for refuge and supplies while fighting the undead on the go. Zombies in the game are not just fast and relentless; they can easily overwhelm a group in a few moments.

Even though World War Z has no official release date announced yet, the game is set to launch in 2019 for PC exclusively via Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. WWZ is clearly looking to live up to Max Brooks' original novel it is based on and more.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Resident Evil 2 Remake Mod Adds Nemesis

A fan mod has introduced Resident Evil 3 villain Nemesis into Resident Evil 2 Remake by replacing Mr. X.

Fans of survival horror and franchise loyalists loved the newly released Resident Evil 2 Remake from developer/publisher Capcom. It has also been very popular in the fan modder community who just love to tweak the game and add various changes.

Lately, a fan mod has replaced the theme song for returning villain Mr. X with hit song "X Gon' Give It To Ya" of rapper DMX and now has entirely swapped him with the titular character Nemesis from next game in the series, Resident Evil 3: Nemesis.

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Resident Evil 2 Remake Mod Adds Nemesis

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RE2 Remake builds everything from the ground up and overhauls a lot of aspect that received warm reception of fans. One such element was re-imagining of trench coat wearing stalking Tyrant enemy Mr. X, who now relentlessly pursues players upon seeing.

This certain trait has been unique to Resident Evil 3 boss character Nemesis, who is armed with a rocket launcher and constantly chases RE3 protagonist Jill Valentine throughout Raccoon City while also seeking out any remaining S.T.A.R.S. members to dispatch.

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Now that Capcom has made Mr. X an unstoppable killing machine, he acts a lot like his successor Nemesis, who will stop at nothing from completing his objective and will not go down or stay down for long no matter how much firepower you pour in.

Since they both are now almost same in nature and are based to work in Raccoon City, a new mod by user ZERO has taken things to next level by replacing Mr. X of RE2 Remake with the Nemesis to get chased by for an entire campaign.

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Take a look at the modding of Nemesis into the game chasing down Claire Redfield on top of the R.P.D. building.




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Of course, the modder has used a reskinned version of terrible Tyrant from RE2, which is why it looks slightly awful but the fear factor is right there in its presence and the moment you hear it saying "S.T.A.R.S." kicks the horror nostalgia right in.

After long requests from fans for years, a remake of Resident Evil 2 has finally become a reality on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Players now want a remake of Resident Evil 3, which according to reports are next in line before Capcom proceeds with Resident Evil 8.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Resident Evil 2 Remake Mod Adds DMX Song

Inspired from popular meme, DMX song "X Gon' Give It To Ya" has made it into Resident Evil 2 Remake via fan mod.

Not a full month has passed since the survival horror game Resident Evil 2 Remake came out from developer/publisher Capcom, fans from all over the world are playing the game like crazy and some are taking it to the next level with exciting new mods.

Already a series of fan-created mod is out there to tweak with in-game aspects for fun and now a popular song from 2008 of rapper DMX has made it to the game via a newly created mod that replaces theme song of a certain enemy.

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Resident Evil 2 Remake Mod Adds DMX Song

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Released for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One last month, RE2 Remake has received a few notable mod for playing as original Resident Evil character Chris Redfield, switching back to first-person perspective or a fixed camera angle like 1998 classic so far.

An independent modder known as DJPop attempted to and successfully changed the actual theme song "Black Impact" for returning villain Mr. X with "X Gon' Give It To Ya" rap song by DMX in several scenes where players would come across this monster.

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After Capcom announced the remake back in 2015, they totally rebuild the game using their revolutionary RE Engine that helped creating Resident Evil 7. Series protagonist and fan favorite enemies received an overhaul in terms of AI and graphics.

One of the boss characters that returned in RE2Make is a trench coat wearing Tyrant creature T-00, going by the name of Mr. X and he has been made into a stuff of raw terror that was deployed into Raccoon City to retrieve a G-Virus sample and kill all survivors.

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X Gon' Give It To Ya

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The moment you hear the sound of his stomping boots throughout the corridor or the hallway of R.P.D., you know that you are going to be in a whole world of trouble if you do not move immediately to hide from his sight before he locks on you.

Unlike the early rendition of the boss, 2019 remake version of Mr. X is a relentless stalker and virtually unstoppable. Even if you manage to momentarily take him down with a Flash Grenade or a couple of head-shots, he will get back to his boots right in.

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Check out this actual demonstration of how Mr. X theme song is swapped with "X Gon' Give It To Ya" hit single from DMX.




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Of course this doesn't assist you in killing zombies or give you some gameplay perks but the fear of encountering the character in any situation will come as less stressful than it used to be and makes him slightly less scary without nerfing his punches.

Adding DMX's "X Gon' Give It To Ya" as Mr. X theme song was originally inspired from a recently popular meme of Resident Evil 2 Remake where players were adding the track to videos of the boss character and fan communities have finally modded it into the game.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Player Beats Resident Evil 2 Remake on Hardcore Mode, No-Hit Run

The long-awaited horror remake of Resident Evil 2 is a cakewalk for YouTuber CarcinogenSDA and here a "no-hit" walkthrough run by him.

Fans of survival horror game are having a great time with the recently released Resident Evil 2 Remake by developer/publisher Capcom for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. However, a considerable number of people are failing to enjoy it because they find it too difficult.

Amidst many complain of newcomers that are unable to get past the police station or constantly getting their butt handed to them by Mr. X, we came across a playthrough of RE2 Remake by a player where he completes "Leon A" story with ease, taking no damage.

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Resident Evil 2 Remake on Hardcore Mode, No-Hit Run

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If you belong to the group who thinks they wasted their money on the game, you might want to check out the walkthrough.




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Our guy CarcinogenSDA is good at what he does and what he does is speed-running and "no-hit" walkthrough runs on a variety of video games. When it comes to Resident Evil series, he is a professional in completing the titles with an unmatched level of skills.

Going through the highest difficulty mode was to prove a point that even though tricky, it can be done. Best part of the whole experience was the inclusion of every cut-scene alongside the helpful commentary for those who need some tips.

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You might want to take note on why you should shoot the knees off a zombie rather than trying to get a headshot as they do not always blow their brains out for good. The terrifying trench coat wearing Tyrant bio-weapon doesn't seem to give him any tough time either.

Another grand take from this video is masterful inventory management and using the right weapons for each enemy type. Although the entire playthrough is done on PC version, it wouldn't hurt console players can take a look as well.

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So, it's time to quit whining about zombies being bullet sponges, Mr. X is giving you a hard time by being too persuasive, weapons are weak and get your ass back in the game trying to "git gud" instead, because only that would really help you other than anything.

Resident Evil 2 Remake is actually everything you want in a remake and then some more but it is also obvious that not everyone is an ace survivor who can overcome the Raccoon City outbreak like a walk in the park even on our best day and that is okay.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Resident Evil 2 Remake Code Has Chris Redfield Character Model

A playable version of original Resident Evil protagonist Chris Redfield character model is found inside the codes of Resident Evil 2 Remake.

Returning to the roots of survival horror with Resident Evil 2 Remake on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from developer/publisher Capcom has also brought back series favorite protagonists Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield for fans after so long.

Even though an original Resident Evil character, S.T.A.R.S. member Chris Redfield was not supposed to be present throughout the outbreak of Raccoon City. However, his full character model has been discovered within the code of RE2 Remake.

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Resident Evil 2 Remake Code Has Chris Redfield Character Model

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By the time college student and his sister Claire came to the city that was engulfed in T-Virus epidemic, Chris went to Europe investigating Umbrella Corporation headquarters. So, he had no reason to be around after surviving the Mansion Incident of 1998.

However, Chris Redfield character model was found thorough digging through RE2 save files but his design is based on the newly revamped concept from Resident Evil 7. Heck, you can even play as him in PC version of the game if you want and thanks to modders.

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Take a look at a short gameplay walkthrough of Chris Redfield scouring around in a zombie-infested city below.




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We agree that his eyes look kind of creepy and his mouth doesn't move when dialogues are delivered in Leon's voice but that is because it was never really meant for playing and Capcom probably didn't mean to reveal the model either.

The most obvious issue with this model that you cannot ignore is that his guns were not animated properly and that is why, they will be floating around him when player tries to holster them. To be fair, it was an unfinished model.

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Resident Evil 2 Remake Chris Redfield Screen 1
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Resident Evil 2 Remake Chris Redfield Screen 4

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Whether or not you are a fan of the RE7 re-design of the iconic Chris Redfield, you can definitely give it a go and for those who are interested, we suggest you go and visit the site Resident Evil Modding Boards for this amazing mod.

Capcom has teased a Resident Evil 3 Remake and hinted at remake the Resident Evil HD Remaster last year, so finding a roughed up version of Chris deep beneath Resident Evil 2 Remake code only says that they are probably planning ahead in time for future.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Resident Evil 8 New Development and Plot Rumors

Capcom may switch back to third-person mode for Resident Evil 8 following the success of Resident Evil 2 Remake.

Only a few days after the launch, Resident Evil 2 Remake has shown a massive success in terms of both reviews and sales, which obviously making developer/publisher Capcom very happy and think about their next step with RE franchise.

A re-imagination of original survival horror classic, RE2 Remake opened up the possibility of a Resident Evil 3 Remake but at the same time, the series has a lot of potential to go ahead with an inevitable inception of Resident Evil 8 as well.

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Resident Evil 8 New Development and Plot Rumors

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After going from tensed horror in fixed camera angles for the first three games to co-op action for another three, the series has finally returned to its survival horror roots with first-person view in Resident Evil 7 and expect to follow suit for an entire trilogy.

So, the next Resident Evil game and the one after that was about to follow the first-person perspective for player. However, recent report suggests that Capcom is now planning to switch back to third-person mode for their next game after RE2Make received critical and commercial success.

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According to Twitter user EVIL VR, a few interesting details about Resident Evil 8 development and story premise has been leaked.





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Apparently, Evil VR previously Tweeted about 30 minutes "1-Shot" Demo before it was revealed by the publisher, in case you are looking for credibility of the source. The revealed details are not out of place either if you have been following the franchise.

Back in the day, Resident Evil 2 was scrapped after completing almost 60% of the development and was dubbed Resident Evil 1.5. Female protagonist character Elza Walker costume from that build is included in Deluxe Edition and Collector's Edition of RE2 as a skin for Claire Redfield.

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Similarly, initial concept of Resident Evil 4 was made into Devil May Cry series and another version was canned for technical limitations. Concepts of a nightmarish enemy armed with a metal hook labeled as the Hook Man from RE 3.5 may also be adapted to the next game.

The studio originally planned for Leon Kennedy to get infected by a virus that would cause him to suffer from hallucinations and see ghostly apparitions in RE4, which will likely be borrowed to Resident Evil 8 from the Hook Man version.

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Evil VR has added that even though developers are exploring origin of Eveline and other theory, they would not complete RE8 before the rumored Resident Evil 3 Remake. Although open for more remakes, the studio is not interested in a remake of Resident Evil: Code Veronica.



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Despite all the rumors for Capcom to overhaul Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, they noted that the success of Resident Evil 2 Remake will determine the future of a follow-up project and judging by fan response, it is pretty safe to brace ourselves for Nemesis to come chasing.

For now, we advise you to take the news with a grain of salt since none of these are from official source but then again, don't you think the gameplay mechanics of RE2 blending into the storyline of Biohazard saga would be kind of awesome to experience?

Metro Exodus Will Be on Epic Games Store, Leaving Steam

Epic Games Store to include Metro Exodus, a high-profile title as their latest PC exclusive, ditching Steam.

We are less than a month away from upcoming first-person shooter game Metro Exodus to arrive for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. While developer 4A Games is preparing for its launch, publisher Deep Silver had an announcement to make.

Partnering up with video game industry giant Epic Games, they are bringing the third and latest title from Metro franchise on Epic Games Store digital distribution platform and are still taking pre-orders till it finally arrives on February 15. 2019.

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Metro Exodus Will Be on Epic Games Store, Leaving Steam

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Even though PC players won't be able to purchase the game from Steam anymore on launch, any pre-order that was placed earlier for Standard Edition will be fulfilled including DLC for Gold Edition of the game through expansion pass in post-launch period.

Of course, players that previously enjoyed playing Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light would be looking for the upcoming open world FPS and the studio behind Fortnite recognized the obvious potential for the title to be on their store.

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Aside from the most obvious titles Fortnite Battle Royale and Unreal Tournament under their belt, Epic Games Store is housing exclusive titles like Ashen, Genesis Alpha One, Hades, Super Meat Boy Forever, Telltale's The Walking Dead: The Final Season and World War Z.

It was only a few weeks ago when another AAA developer/publisher Ubisoft decided to ditch Steam for The Division 2 to become an exclusive for Epic Games Store. Considering the higher revenue split as a major game changer, Deep Silver claims this to be a win for them and players.

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Recognized as a pro-developer platform, Epic Games tries to be friendly with their valued customers as well. Instead of the regular price of $59.99, the game will be priced only $49.99 at Epic Games Store, a direct result of their 88% revenue split.

For those who are wondering whether or not Metro Exodus will ever be available on Steam in the future, the publishers has come up with a press release that says, the game will return to Valve's platform and other storefronts after February 14, 2020. You can probably get it for a discounted price then.

Resident Evil 2 Remake Ghost Survivors DLC Release Date

Capcom announced The Ghost Survivors free DLC update for Resident Evil 2 Remake to arrive in February.

Fans of the survival horror genre of games have been pretty busy these past few days since one of the most anticipated game of the year 2019, Resident Evil 2 Remake has debuted on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from developer/publisher Capcom.

Not only the game has already added HUNK and Tofu for bonus modes The 4th Survivor and The Tofu Survivor, the developers announced RE2 post-launch content "Ghost Survivors Mode" for FREE that will be arriving on February 15, 2019.

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Resident Evil 2 Ghost Survivors DLC Release Date

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When the DLC arrives next month, it will allow players to step into the shoes of gunshop owner Robert Kendo, Mayor Michael Warren's daughter Katherine and a forgotten Umbrella Security Service task force member in their unique "what if" stories.

In three episodes "No Time to Mourn", "Runaway" and "Forgotten Soldier", you will be able to explore the alternate take of the fates of Raccoon City outbreak victims from their own perspectives, who were not as lucky as Claire, Leon or Sherry.

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Ghost Survivors Episode: No Time to Mourn
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Ghost Survivors Episode: Runaway
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Ghost Survivors Episode: Forgotten Soldier

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Capcom will also include polygonal shaped original skins for Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy as a nod to the 1998 version of the survival horror classic. If you are a fan who hasn't already enjoyed the experience, then go visit the Raccoon City Police Department.

In case if you want to test the waters first before jumping in, a 30 minutes long "1-Shot" Demo is still available to have an idea of what Resident Evil 2 Remake has in stores for you. Be sure to check it out before it expires on January 31, 2019.