Dead Island: Riptide pre-order DLC packs revealed
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Dead Island: Riptide pre-order DLC packs revealed

Dead Island: Riptide will receive a batch of pre-order DLC when the game launches April 23rd. Everyone who pre-orders Dead Island: Riptide will receive ‘The Survivor Pack’ which includes the following: A BBQ Blade: An exclusive weapon that combines a sharp blade with fuel tanks to make a flame-spewing sword. An XP booster: This will ... Read More»
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Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army hits steam today, new trailer inside
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Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army hits steam today, new trailer inside

Sniper Elite spin-off Nazi Zombie Army will launch on Steam tonight, courtesy of developer Rebellion. The co-op shooter has also received a launch trailer. In a release sent to VG247 today, Rebellion confirmed that Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army will run you £9.99 / €10.99 / $14.99 on Steam, and is a standalone game, rather ... Read More»
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The Last of Us: new trailer shows Infected gameplay
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The Last of Us: new trailer shows Infected gameplay

The Last of Us has received a new trailer, showing the game’s Infected enemies in action, The clip also explains why Naughty Dog designed them the way it did. Creative director Neil Druckman explained that the inspiration for the Infected came from a BBC documentary called Planet Earth, which explored the dangers of fungus. The ... Read More»
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Deadly Premonition sequel more likely than more ports
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Deadly Premonition sequel more likely than more ports

Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut will probably be the only port the former Xbox 360 exclusive receives, as creator Hidetaka “Swery” Suehiro is ready to move on. “If I had the chance to bring Deadly Premonition to these other formats, I might work on it. But I’d like to start a new project,” Suehiro apparently ... Read More»
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The War Z returns to Steam
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The War Z returns to Steam

Much criticised survival MMO The War Z is once more available on Steam. Early reports suggest the product is somewhat more polished than at its initial launch, and its marketing materials have been altered to remove the troubling claims which resulted ... Read More»
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DayZ mod update increases zombie aggro, adds archery features
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DayZ mod update increases zombie aggro, adds archery features

The DayZ ArmA 2 mod has been updated with the usual pile of new content and fixes. Interesting highlights include resuable arrows; breakable arrows; and quivers. Alarmingly, zombies will now be slowly drawn towards players even when they’re not altered. Full patch notes are available on the mod’s forum. The mod version of DayZ was ... Read More»
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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs complete, expected in Q2
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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs complete, expected in Q2

Thechineseroom’s long-awaited Amnesia sequel has been tentatively scheduled for a second quarter launch. In an update to the Frictional Games blog, the indepdent developer confirmed it received a final build of the Dan Pinchbeck-designed Amneisa: A Machine for Pigs, the followup to Frictional’s own Amnesia: the Dark Descent, which released in 2010. “But don’t get ... Read More»
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DayZ Standalone remade assets looks pretty sweet
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DayZ Standalone remade assets looks pretty sweet

Bohemia Interactive has released a pile of new character and environment images for the standalone release of DayZ. Once expected to be a simple conversion of the existing mod, the project has since blown out to a full remake, and it’s paying off, as the new assets show. Check out the images through the break. ... Read More»
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Resident Evil 1.5 fan project now playable online, see it here
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Resident Evil 1.5 fan project now playable online, see it here

Resident Evil 1.5 was the cancelled Capcom game that never saw the light of day. But after a year of development, fans have finally restored the title and released a playable version in to the wild. Kotaku reports that fans who got their hands on the game’s code spent almost a year translating and fixing ... Read More»
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DayZ Standalone to update with new content every week
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DayZ Standalone to update with new content every week

DayZ Standalone’s collection of weapons, clothing, and items will expand regularly, and project lead Dean “Rocket” Hall hopes to make the content free if possible. Writing on the DayZ dev blog, Hall said that a new inventory and attachment system meant that all the game’s weapons have had to be rebuilt “from scratch at extremely ... Read More»
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Resident Evil: Revelations has randomised enemy placement
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Resident Evil: Revelations has randomised enemy placement

You’ll never be sure what’s around the next corner in Resident Evil: Revelations, even if you’ve been there before. “One of the things we’ve really done to make the game a little bit more scarier the more times you play through it is by randomising the position of enemies and items and all that good ... Read More»
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Dead Space artist says games are a “new mythology”
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Dead Space artist says games are a “new mythology”

Dead Space graphic novel writer and artist Christopher Shy has said that games “are really the big franchises of our generation: the new mythology”, replacing books and movies. “Those fantasy and fictional worlds were very infrequently translated to film, which at the time were the apex of where you could go,” he told Destructoid. “Now, ... Read More»
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Deadly Premonition has had ‘no economic success’, confirms creator Swery
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Deadly Premonition has had ‘no economic success’, confirms creator Swery

Deadly Premonition director Hidetaka Suehiro – also known as Swery65 – spent six years taking his strange cult title from concept to full release, but it has proved to be an economic failure, according to the man himself. Undeterred, he has expressed hope that his incoming Directors’ Cut release will bring the game to a ... Read More»
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Resident Evil: Revelations won’t support WiiMote controls
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Resident Evil: Revelations won’t support WiiMote controls

Resident Evil: Revelations on Wii U will utilise the Game Pad’s offscreen capability, but won’t offer WiiMote control options, a post on Capcom Unity has confirmed. The announcement has disappointed fans of the series who enjoyed the slick controls of Wii outings like Resident Evil 4. Capcom is implementing Pro Controller support, though. Resident Evil: ... Read More»
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“Horror doesn’t fly” in the $60 market, says Bleszinski
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“Horror doesn’t fly” in the $60 market, says Bleszinski

In a lengthy personal blog post defending Dead Space 3′s action bent, Gears of War creator and self-professed horror fan Cliff Bleszinski has said triple-A doesn’t really support true survival horror any more. “The $60 disc based market horror doesn’t fly – it’s the ultimate ‘Campaign Rental’ that’s played for two days and traded in ... Read More»
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