It’s not been a great week for horror gaming news (or freebies for that matter), but there’s still some high profile releases out there. For those of you not already reliving Ripley’s Alien nightmare through the eyes of her daughter, Alien: Isolation has launched and early reviews say the ghost of Colonial Marines can finally be laid to rest. Elsewhere we’ve Devil’s Dare (gamers vs the undead), Killing Floor 2 bringing the blood, Costume Quest 2 (it looks fun, ok?), The Evil Within and indie FPS horror Sylvio. Not to mention the return of horror-centric game jam “Asylum” which we’ll be keeping a very close eye on… Enjoy!
Devil's Dare Announcement Trailer
Devil's Dare is a 2D zombie beat 'em up, supporting up to 4 players to co-op and fight together locally. Being the spiritual successor to Bitejacker, Devil's Dare carries the same theme of parodies, pitting classic game heroes against monsters straight out of 90s horror movies.
Devil's Dare doesn't just relies on grinding and levelling up, but instead introduces permadeath to keep players on their toes. With every kill, the player makes some cash, which you can use to purchase upgrades or save it to revive when you're dead. When you run out of cash completely, you are dead for good and it's time to start over again. This is a mechanic inspired by the good old arcade days, where every death meant another penny wasted!
Official Website : http://www.devilsdare.com
Killing Floor 2 Dev Diary 2: The Gore Part 1
Costume Quest 2 Steam Launch Trailer
Join Wren, Reynold as they save Halloween from a demented dental overlord hell-bent on a tooth-centric future that shuns candy, costumes and fun. Local dentist, Dr. Orel White, DDS has a long, troubled history with Halloween and has dedicated his life to ridding the world of this menace to society. Teaming up with a powerful Time Wizard, the deranged DDS seizes a magic talisman that releases the Grubbins from their prison and destroys Halloween once and for all… or has he? With the help of friends from the future, our stoic adventurers tear through space and time with all new costumes and abilities to make things right and save Halloween.
Alien: Isolation - Launch Trailer
Sylvio - Gameplay trailer
Sylvio is an indie developed horror FPS for PC and Mac. Vote for Sylvio on Steam Greenlight should you fancy.
The Evil Within - Every Last Bullet
Learn the basics of surviving as Detective Sebastian Castellanos in our new video, Every Last Bullet.
For more in-depth strategies on surviving, read our Bethesda Blog article here link http://bit.ly/1tbo52d
The Evil Within releases in North America and Europe on Tuesday, October 14th. The game will be available on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC.
If you’re a fan of Chan-wook Park’s Oldboy you’re probably familiar with the corridor brawl scene where our anti-hero obliterates an army of no-good henchman armed with nothing more than a hammer. Suffice to say it’s epic in scope and execution, and not even slightly safe for work. With that in mind, here’s the segment:
Good, isn’t it? Having refreshed your gore-spattered memories, would you like to play out that very scene in your browser via a video game homage described as "A pixel-art corridor-based hammer-fighting game"? Of course you do.
Concept artist David Abbott, we salute you.