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Silent Hill: Downpour reviews go live with mixed results

Tuesday, 13 March 2012 14:49 GMT By Johnny Cullen

The first reviews for Silent Hill: Downpour have made their way online. Is this a return to form for the series from Czech studio Vatra? Get it below the break. If you have any links to add, chuck them in below.

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31 Comments

  1. LOLshock94

    basicly shit then

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Sini

    ign didnt get payed (did you see any adds of the game on the their website? there you go..)

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Phoenixblight

    IGN is the site that was complaining about Silent Hill not having more combat like Resident Evil. I wouldn’t waste my time reading that review since they seem to be basing the review on that aspect once again.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Maximum Payne

    I mean they rated Alan Wake 9.0
    But like Downpour is so much different ? Both have fog environment,solid writing,reward exploration…

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Phoenixblight

    Rely on Horror gave it a 9.0

    http://www.relyonhorror.com/reviews/review-silent-hill-downpour/

    #5 3 years ago
  6. absolutezero

    From everyone that I’ve talked to thats actually played it on SH forums and such it seems to be a half decent attempt but still falls short in a few areas.

    So its far better than Homecoming but it still suffers from the massive shadow of Silent Hill 2. I really do think that the series as a whole would have been better off without SH2. The amount of praise and the terrible games it inspired within its own series is horrible, so bad in fact that despite it being amazing I would prefer it if it never existed.

    Stop with the troubled past stumbling into town, stop with the guilt. Its always fucking guilt.

    Silent Hill was at its best when it was someone from the side viewing the events unfolding and unwittingly getting drawn in, uncovering the mysterys and secrets and trying to set things right.

    Now its just predictable. I guess it comes with the number of games now produced and the unremitting praise that Silent Hill 2 recieves.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Phoenixblight

    @6

    I disagree. The cult centric Silent Hill games were not great compared to SH4 and SH2 and now, apparently from Relyonhorrr and other people that have played the game (friends who got it at a midnight release), Downpour. I rather they just do without the cult crap especially after Homecoming with its Hostel type gore and it’s copy and paste hack job with Silent Hill 2 and Silent Hill Origin story.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. absolutezero

    Sure I don’t mind that other people dislike the cult its more that Silent Hill 2 seemed to create the myth that the town is somehow sentient and picks and chooses who to drag into hell.

    1, 3 and 4 all have characters unaware of what is going on and to different degrees comepletely un-involved.

    Since Origins every character has had the same dark troubled past oooohhhaaaa just like James and they all need to go to Silent Hill to find repentance or to be punished and its all just the same fucking theme being repeated endlessly.

    James is Travis is Alex is Murphy

    #8 3 years ago
  9. Se_7_eN

    Picking up my copy today, cant wait to get back into Silent Hill!

    #9 3 years ago
  10. Phoenixblight

    No ALex is not Murphy. Alex was horribly written attempt, from the studio that did Origin, to recreate James ie he is looking for his brother.

    Play Homecoming again and you would see very strong similarities between SH2 with the overall plot. Only the studio that did Homecoming can’t weave a decent story.

    #10 3 years ago
  11. Gekidami

    As i said on another forum;

    I’d argue that -at least in this case- IGN are being honest. The game looks fucking terrible yet as always the majority of sites will give it a 7, because a game seemingly has to climb out of the disc tray and murder the reviewers family to score anything under that. Its this refusal to go under 7 unless a game it totally broken thats causing gamers to rage when good games dont get 9′s and over in reviews. If a POS like Downpour or I Am Alive get 7′s, an actual good game sure as hell better get ‘full’ scores.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. polygem

    not really intersted in this one but i check out a lot of reviews all the time anyway. looks like not bad/ not good – mediocore game. what i expected really. curious about what classic game room will say (my favourite reviewers – check them out on youtube – really awesome). d´toid gave mario kart 7 a 5 as far as i remember. that totally made him officially a douche. seriously, i think it´s almost perfect and i really could accept a 7 or so if you can dig out some good arguments for that – but to say the game is bad just shows that you are an idiot or that you just don´t know anything about games. ign is great for gameplayvideos. i like their video reviews – but i don´t care about them much, they´re good to get an impression of the game, just like gamespot and gametrailers

    #12 3 years ago
  13. Moonwalker1982

    I’ve never been a big SH player, just too chicken shit for those games, in a way that i cant enjoy it much and only feel tense. I love a very well made horror movie, but some horror games…nah. Dead Space abd Alan Wake is as far as i’m going.

    That said, i did read destructoids review, and it truly sounds like the devs got alot of things right. A game true SH fans shouldnt miss out on. And i feel that IGN is being ridiculous lately. I only played the demo of I am alive…but come on ..are you serious IGN? i also saw the first 30 minutes of Downpour and that honestly was damn awesome. I really suggest people play the game first before calling it a POS.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. absolutezero

    Climax USA created the mutant bones of Origins then had the game taken away from them and given to Climax UK who did their best with what they had and the time remaining, for what its worth Origins is not all that bad.

    Double Helix created Homecoming which was a fucking mess of a SH2 love letter only with hateable characters, bad written dialouge and massive plot holes.

    Climax UK then created Shattered Memories, which was a fantastic new facet to the series as a whole, I know quite a few people never got on with it but I really do think it was amazing.

    Vatra have now created Downpour under the hated Tom Hullett with Wayforward making the excretable top down multiplayer Vita shooter/melee thing.

    Origins was a re-tread of the dark past James archetype bolted onto the stumbling into town, Homecoming was a direct rip of the dark past being drawn to Silent Hill by the town itself with added cult rape. Downpour is yet again someone with a dark past being drawn the town to be redeemed/punished.

    Its tired and both the older games and Shattered Memories have shown that it does not really have to be this way. Get over Silent Hill 2. It was amazing, but theres so much more to the series than just that one game.

    #14 3 years ago
  15. Phoenixblight

    @14

    You seem to be misunderstanding me I have enjoyed all of Silent Hill games every single one of them. Homecoming I loved the detail in the city and the combat and action but what I didn’t enjoy was the tacked on story that was a hack job of a fan service. If I ignore just that part that game was pretty good.

    “Get over Silent Hill 2. It was amazing, but theres so much more to the series than just that one game.”

    I agree with this. I have enjoyed every single Silent Hill game even Homecoming just ignoring the story it was actually pretty fun. But ignoring the story in a silent hill game is much like enjoying the Harry Potter books while ignoring Harry Potter. It just doesn’t work.

    @13

    If you can play Dead Space series you can play the Silent Hill games.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. absolutezero

    I can’t say I have enjoyed all of them (Homecoming was just too bad for me) but I thought I would go over the history of the Western created entries into the series because you mentioned the same studio making Origins and Homecoming, which is incorrect.

    At least someone else agrees that the influence of Silent Hill 2 may not exactly be the most positive of things.

    I would say that Dead Space is alot more like the Resi 4 style of jump scare, plus being armed to the teeth with multiple weapons does not do much for the feeling of vulneralbility most horror games rely upon.

    I know Silent Hill can affect people that normally don’t blink at horror games. Afraid of Monsters works fantastically like this aswell.

    #16 3 years ago
  17. Phoenixblight

    @16

    If anything Silent Hill 2 had shown that there are other avenues to write a Silent Hill game it doesn’t have to be cult centric. I just think Developers should think of other ways to make a game with Silent Hill being the focus. You don’t have to do the whole salvation through fire or the little girl being the catalyst for the crazy shit going on in SIlent Hill. There are comics that have silent Hill as its focus that are actually surprisingly good.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. absolutezero

    No. None of the comics are good.

    Not a single one.

    #18 3 years ago
  19. Phoenixblight

    THats your opinion. I enjoyed some of them especially sinner’s reward and Past life.

    #19 3 years ago
  20. absolutezero

    Its a pretty universally accepted fact that all of the Silent Hill comices were created by people that had no idea what to do.

    The only positive is some of Ben Templesmith’s art and thats it. Really most of them are just truely nonsensical like Dying Inside.

    Im now remember the one that was bundled in with the SH Experience on the PSP. Oh God that was terrible.

    #20 3 years ago
  21. Ireland Michael

    Only in gaming could 7s and 8s be considered “shit”.

    #21 3 years ago
  22. Phoenixblight

    @20

    “Its a pretty universally accepted fact that all of the Silent Hill comics”

    If that is the case why do I disagree, Silent Historical Society and Rely on Horror disagree? Sure there are some that utter crap but they have enjoyed some of the comics and novels. SO then it is not universally accepted. Anyways I am done with arguing with you its just one opinion against another and I have a Silent Hill game to play.

    http://www.relyonhorror.com/reviews/review-silent-hill-sinners-reward/

    8/10

    http://shshatteredmemories.com/blog/2010/10/18/silent-hill-past-life-issue-1-review/

    #22 3 years ago
  23. absolutezero

    Historical Society are buttheads and its a turn of phrase.

    “You have insulted something that I have enjoyed I will now act offended and superior and leave to do something else. GOOD DAY SIR. GOOD DAY.”

    Lighten the fuck up.

    p.s. All the comics are still fucking terrible cancer.

    p.p.s. Linking shit http://nerdsontherocks.com/review-shooter-silent-hill-dying

    #23 3 years ago
  24. Phoenixblight

    ““You have insulted something that I have enjoyed I will now act offended and superior and leave to do something else. GOOD DAY SIR. GOOD DAY.””

    I never said you insulted me. I just said the arguing over opinions is pointless. No one will win. ANd I linked to reviews based on the comics I enjoyed to prove that it is infact not “universally accepted” that the comics are crap.

    And if SHHS are buttheads then so is Jeremy Blaustein, who helped Team Silent with design and story(SH2-SH4), because he agreed with SHHS sentiments about the series. SO that gives SHHS a lot more credibility in my eyes.

    #24 3 years ago
  25. Moonwalker1982

    @15?

    Really? Cause at the time of the PS2, i tried out Silent Hill 2, and those disturbing nurses and other creatures came at me, the whole overall atmophere gave me a tense and unsettling feeling. In movies i don’t mind that, but in gaming…it’s alot more intense cause i’m ‘playing in’ it. You are much more part of it than when watching a movie. Of course…at that time i was alot younger than now.

    #25 3 years ago
  26. Phoenixblight

    @25

    You had said that you played Dead Space series if that is case you can easily handle Silent Hill. Dead Space uses the same tactics with sound and ambient noises. It is less action based then Dead Space but the tension is still there.

    #26 3 years ago
  27. Moonwalker1982

    @ 26

    Yeah i did play the first Dead Space, i have yet to continue my game in the second one. And i have also to continue with Alan Wake. Alot of moments really were tense for me while playing Dead Space though, especially when the music started to play when shit was about to happen. Plus that i played it on hard, right on my first playthrough and some parts were just awful for me, lol.

    #27 3 years ago
  28. Clupula

    Personally, I saw Homecoming as less a bad attempt at remaking SH2 and more a bad attempt at making a game of the Silent Hill movie.

    #28 3 years ago
  29. Phoenixblight

    @28 It kinda of was with the running around and seeing Josh but the twist was a so copy pasta of Silent Hill 2.

    #29 3 years ago
  30. Joman

    Full, unbiased Silent Hill Downpour review from a die-hard fan. Enjoy http://www.amazon.com/review/R2LTDR2DVUBB1A

    #30 3 years ago
  31. Phoenixblight

    @30

    Overall great review but this line “But it won’t keep you up telling yourself it’s the scariest thing you’ve ever seen.”

    None of the SIlent Hill games have ever done this. I was able to go to bed just fine after playing the first 3 games. Once when playing Silent Hill 3 from being up for 36 hours playing this game I swore I had saw something through my window in front of me. Amnesia is the only game that has actually made me go to bed with my lights on and lockng all the doors.

    #31 3 years ago

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    The Shadow of the Beast reboot, which was announced in 2013, has show its face once more with early screenshots. Screenshots of the Amiga classic remake show off the Karamoon’s desert and the main character, Aarbron. According Matt Birch, CEO and founder of Heavy Spectrum, the team is currently hard at work on the “core […]

  • Halo: Spartan Strike arrives on Windows 8, iOS and Steam today

    Halo: Spartan Strike is now available on Windows 8, Steam, iOS devices and Windows 8 phones. The mobile top-down shooter will run you $5.99. Halo: Spartan Strike tells a new story in the Halo universe set during the events of Halo 2 on New Mombasa in 2552. Those playing on Windows 8 devices can compete […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video shows highlights from the Episdoe Duscae demo

    Square Enix has released a Final Fantasy 15 video which shows highlights from the Episode Duscae demo included with launch editions of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. FFT0 has shipped over one million copies worldwide, and a player feedback survey is available for the Duscae demo until May 19. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is available on PlayStation […]

  • Bloodborne has sold over 155,000 digital units since release – SuperData

    PlayStation 4 exclusive Bloodborne has sold over 155,000 digital units since it was released on March 24, according to SuperData’s latest report. The figure produced by SuperData is worldwide and comes on the heels of the one million units sold announcement earlier this week. “After the release of the beautiful but terribly short game The […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update: Mega May returns, Super Smash Bros. update, Mii Fighter costumes

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a Super Smash Bros. update and the StreetPass Mii Plaza games Battleground Z and Ultimate Angler. The update is rather detailed, and a bit larger than normal, and you may wish to pay special attention to the activities listed. Here’s the full update: StreetPass […]

  • Here’s your first look at Sony boss Shuhei Yoshida in Super Time Force Ultra

    Sony Worldwide boss Shuhei Yoshida is a playable character in Super Time Force Ultra, and today, Capy Games has provided a couple images of the man himself in the game. Yoshida was announced as a playable character in the game during Sony’s PlayStation Experience event back in December 2014. The PS4 and Vita version will […]

  • The wait is almost over – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has gone gold

    CD Projekt RED has announced the news we’ve all been waiting to hear: The Witcher 3 has gone gold. This means Geralt’s latest, and possibly last, adventure has been sent to the factory to be pressed into lovely gaming discs. “We worked so damn hard over the past three years to bring you this game,” […]

  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is a “couple weeks out from beta,” new trailer

    Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is just a “couple of weeks out from beta,” according to development studio The Chinese Room, and a release date will be announced “shortly.” To give you an idea of how development has been coming along since it was announced at gamescom 2013, the team has released a new trailer […]

  • GTA 5 on PC looks incredible, but I can’t recommend it to console players

    As much as Matt Martin loves GTA 5, he can’t recommend upgrading from console to PC just for a slick editing suite and even prettier graphics. “This is the third time in as many years that I’ve bought GTA 5.” I have a Grand Theft Auto 5 obsession, as I’m sure you know if you’ve […]

  • The Forest engine updated to Unity 5, major graphical and gameplay improvements made

    The Forest’s latest patch added substantial improvements to the game. The Forest version 0.16 is now live on Steam with plenty of new additions. The game has been ported over to Unity engine version 5. The plant and skin shaders have been replaced or rewritten. Many other visual tweaks have been made, such as model […]

  • Star Wars: Battlefront banner leaks from Star Wars Convention

    EA has been setting up the Battlefront booth at Star Wars Celebration, and one leaked picture shows what could be the game’s main art. Someone on Reddit posted a picture of the game banner at EA’s booth. Here it is: Lots of things happening here. There’s a Star Destroyer in the distance, TIE Fighters and […]

  • Get GTA 5 working with Oculus Rift using this tool

    There’s a way you can play GTA 5 in VR if you own an Oculus Rift Dev Kit and have a bit of cash to spare. VorpX, the go-to program for adding VR support to games has received an update recently to support GTA 5. This is far from perfect, as it only translates the […]

  • FIFA Ultimate Team: week of April 15 team revealed

    This week’s Team of the Week is now available for anyone to challenge in FIFA Ultimate Team. The team members get selected each week based on their performance during the weekend matches. You can fire up FIFA Ultimate Team on any platform and challenge this squad. You’ll also find some Team of the Week items […]

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will let you stealth all encounters, including bosses

    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will bring back one of the original game’s major features. Deus Ex: Human Revolution is considered by many to be a great game and worthy of bearing the franchise name. One of its grating issues though was its boss fights. You only had one way to fight them: be confrontational. The […]

  • Project Cars PC specs and supported wheels announced

    The release date of Project Cars is inching ever closer and more details have been revealed to answer all your burning questions. Project Cars developer Slightly Mad Studios has revealed the full list of supported steering wheels on all platforms, as well as the minimum and recommended PC specs. Minimum specs CPU – 2.66 GHz […]

  • GTA 5 gets custom FOV mod on PC

    Those not satisfied with GTA 5′s built-in field of view slider can use a new mod to push the number even further. The PC versions of GTA 5 – just like its PS4 and Xbox One counterparts – lets you switch between third and first-person view in shooting and driving. The game has an FOV […]

  • Win! GTA 5 on PC!

    Want to win a Steam key for Grand Theft Auto 5 on PC? Just enter here. GTA 5 released on PC this week and is going down a storm. We like it a lot, which is why we’re giving away a Steam code for Rockstar’s latest. All you need to do is enter your email […]

  • GTA 5 topples Skyrim’s record for highest concurrent players on Steam

    Not factoring in Valve games, GTA 5 is the new king of concurrent player numbers on Steam. GTA 5 is very popular on PC, even more popular than games like Skyrim in its heyday. The number of concurrent players for GTA 5 has peaked today at 301,246. This makes it the only non-Valve game to […]

  • Mortal Kombat X: what does a modern fighting game look like?

    Mortal Kombat continues to evolve as NetherRealm adds RPG systems and daily challenges to a solid fighting game, says Sherif Saed. “Mortal Kombat X takes many cues from games like Destiny, Call of Duty, and GTA Online with hourly, daily and weekly events.” For as many of its familiar facets, Mortal Kombat X has enough […]

  • J-Stars Victory VS+ coming west in June – new trailer

    J-Stars Victory VS+ will make the jump (see what I did there) to the west after all. J-Stars Victory VS+ is the western title for the fighting game which stars characters from a variety of Shonen Jump-published manga. Bandai Namco has announced the fighter will release in Europe on June 26 and in the Americas […]

  • Codemasters F1 license good through 2016

    Codemasters has at least one more F1 game in it. F1 2015 isn’t out yet, so Codemasters is naturally not talking about what it might get up to in the future. We do know what it can get up to, though; Codemasters’ Steven Embling told Videogamer has the option to continue the series. “We have […]

  • Project Cars has pretty deep graphics options on consoles

    Project Cars offers players a wide variety of ways to customise their graphic settings on PS4 and Xbox One. Project Cars is a graphics showcase and all early indications suggest it’s going to be one of the best-looking games out there. Slightly Mad’s commitment to graphics seems to go deeper than making things pretty, though: […]

  • Super Smash Bros. patch nerfs Diddy Kong – report

    Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U is great but Diddy Kong is a beast and must be stopped. The latest Super Smash Bros. 3Ds and Wii U patch seems to have nerfed Diddy Kong, a character so over-powered that serious tournament players generate controversy by choosing to use him. Nintendo doesn’t publish patch notes, […]

  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel developer shuttered

    Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel developer 2K Australia has been closed down. Kotaku broke the news, and also had word from an anonymous source, who said that all staff have been let go. 2K responded to our request for comment with the following statement: We can confirm we have taken steps to begin the studio closure process […]

  • Samorost 3 trailer shows Amanita still in fine form

    Samorost 3 looks as delicately beautiful as its siblings. Samarost 3 developer Amanita Design has a reputation for gorgeous, slightly surreal world building. This new trailer for its latest adventure looks just as if not more lovely than the previous Samarost games and Botanicula. Samarost 3 is coming to Mac and PC later this year, […]

  • Amnesia dev’s new project SOMA now in beta

    SOMA is nearly here and I am torn between excitement and horrified dread. SOMA is the latest horror project from Frictional, the team behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent. We’re pretty excited to see what Frictional comes up with next, and we won’t have too long to wait, apparently; the developer has announced that SOMA is […]

  • Steam Guard mobile authenticator now in beta testing

    Steam is now testing its latest security measure. Steam helps you protect your account by offering two-factor authentication, a solution so beautifully elegant and effective that it’s astounding every gaming network doesn’t do the same (looking at you, Sony). Valve’s version is called Steam Guard, and it works via email. This isn’t always super convenient, […]

  • Godzilla battles Mothra in new trailer

    Godzilla lets you stomp around cities and battle classic kaiju. I’m in. Godzilla is coming to PlayStation 3 and PS4 in early July, but we haven’t seen a great deal of it since its December reveal. The new trailer below gives you an idea of just what Natsume has done with one of the biggest […]

  • Tales of Zestiria to launch this year – new trailer

    Tales of Zestiria continues Bandai Namco’s delightful new habit of bringing the popular JRPG series to the west before the shine wears off. Tales of Zestiria is coming west in northern autumn, the publisher has announced. That’s not a bad turnaround, given it first hit Japan in January, and localisation of text-heavy titles is expensive […]

  • Project Cars release date locked down, new trailer released

    Project Cars finally has a release date. Project Cars will release on May 8, Bandai Namco UK has announced. We haven’t yet had an update from Namco Bandai’s other regional offices, but its probably safe to bet the racer will release around the same time in the Americas, Europe and ANZ region. We can now […]

  • Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains trailer shows combat, online multiplayer

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains has plenty to offer fans of the anime. Previously known as Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind, the Spike Chunsoft action game is coming west thanks to Atlus. Gematsu reports it’s due in both Europe and North America in May, via the 3DS eShop. The trailer below […]

  • Bloodborne stamina recovery rate affected by equip weight

    Bloodborne players have unearthed an important gameplay detail not mentioned in the game’s menus or manual. In Bloodborne, players need to manage their stamina carefully for best results. A far more aggressively-tuned affair than past Souls games, Bloodborne does away with equip weight limits, and items have no listed weight details. As far as players […]

  • Street Fighter’s Ryu, Fire Emblem’s Roy spotted in Super Smash Bros. patch – rumour

    Street Fighter’s Ryu is rumoured for future Super Smash bros DLC following datamining of the latest patch. Super Smash Bros. 3DS and Wii U were updated recently, and hacker shinyquagsire23 claims to have found some interesting files while poking around in the 3DS patch data. As detailed on Reddit, the audio files included a new […]

  • Suikoden 3 PEGI rating suggests PS2 Classic re-release

    Suikoden. Suikoden 2. And now: Suikoden 3. Suikoden 3 has been rated by PEGI for PlayStation 3, presumably ahead of an upcoming re-release. Gematsu turned up the rating, and although we have no further information at this time, it’s not much a leap to assume the RPG will turn up as a PS2 Classic on […]

  • Star Wars Battlefront gameplay reveal to be streamed live, new Instagram tease

    The Star Wars Battlefront gameplay reveal will be live-streamed during a panel hosted by EA as part of the Star Wars Celebration festivities this Friday. This is according to an announcement from Verizon and Disney courtesy of MP1ST. The main stream for the event kicks off at 10am PDT/1pm EDT on Thursday, April 16. It […]

  • GameStop to launch retro game and console trade-in experiment

    GameStop wants to get into the retro game and console business, providing it’s a worthwhile endeavor. To test the possibility, it will soon allow customers in Birmingham, Alabama and New York City to trade-in classic consoles and games in-store. Speaking with IGN, a spokesperson for the company said the initiative will kick off on April […]

  • Battlefield Hardline’s first patch addresses five priority issues requested by the community

    Battlefield Hardline’s first patch is in the works, and today, Visceral Games has added Punkbuster and Nvidia DirectX driver fixes to the list of issues to be addressed. Miscellaneous fixes for “the most frequent crashes” will be included in the patch, as well as the following “top five priority” issues voiced by the community. Punkbuster […]

  • GTA 5 user videos: Franklin’s exploits, a traffic jam tickle our funny bone

    Since GTA 5 was released on PC this week, the amount of videos being created with the new editing tools are releasing at a quick rate. Below, are three in particular I found amusing. The first one is from James McVinnie, originally posted on Reddit, showing what occurs after he happens upon vehicles in a […]

  • Invisible Inc. is coming to PS4 and has left Steam Early Access

    Invisible Inc., from Don’t Starve developers Klei Entertainment, has been announced for PlayStation 4 and the game has also a release date on PC. The game has now left Steam Early Access and will arrive on PC May 12. Per a post from studio founder Jamie Cheng on the PS Blog, the game will contain […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ascendance DLC dated for PC and PlayStation

    The Ascendance DLC pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare now has a release date for PC, PlayStation 3 and PS4. It contains four new maps, the OHM 2-in-1 directed energy light machine gun, the OHM Werewolf custom variant, and the new Exo Grapple ability and playlist. The Infection episode of the exo Zombies saga […]

  • Killing Floor 2 PC specs and Digital Deluxe Edition contents announced by Tripwire

    A Digital Deluxe Edition for Killing Floor 2 along with PC specs for the title have been announced, along with the new of a Steam Early Access launch later this month. According to Tripwire Interactive, the Digital Deluxe Edition will run you $39.99/£26.99/€36.99 starting on April 21 on Steam. This edition contains the following additions […]

  • Content in Wolfenstein: The Old Blood tips its hat to Return to Castle Wolfenstein

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, the standalone prequel to last year’s Wolfenstein: The New Order, will contain a few nods to the franchise classic Return to Castle Wolfenstein, according to the developers. According to developer MachineGames, the setting works “well with the pulp B-movie thing we’re going for,” and created a prequel instead of DLC for […]

  • Bloodborne is the latest to receive the Honest Game Trailers treatment

    Smosh Games has released another entry in its Honest Game Trailers series, and this time, it’s poking Bloodborne. According to the trailer, the game is “more disturbing” than the scene in South Park: The Stick of Truth where you are “crushed by your own Dad’s balls.” It also has more “stupid top hats than a […]