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|Outlast 2 review|
Added: 27.04.2017 13:00 | 2 views | 0 comments
You'll spend much of navigating by the glare of a full moon, whose light gradually shifts, in what could be a nod to Bloodborne, from chilly blue through malevolent orange to a ghastly, climatic red. The quintessential feminine symbol, it's by turns an apt and awkward thematic device for a story that is saturated with casual misogyny, in which women exist largely to be bagged, brutalised and served up as bait to yet another of gaming's dopey white knights. The new Outlast has its moments as a horror game, thanks to some neat perception dynamics, but it's exceptionally short on subtlety or charm.
The aforesaid dopey white knight is Blake Langermann, a photojournalist whose devotion to the craft is such that he'd rather film people than fend them off while they're killing him. Blake and his wife Lynn are investigating a murder in rural Arizona when their helicopter crash-lands, as helicopters do. On regaining consciousness, he discovers that Lynn has been kidnapped by the folk of Temple's Gate, a wayward and highly unhygienic Christian sect who are convinced she's about to give birth to the apocalypse. So begins a 6-10 hour nocturnal struggle to reclaim your spouse, a trek that boils down to sneaking past mucky, scripture-quoting bumpkins or running obstacle courses with said bumpkins in hot pursuit.
When not hiding in cupboards or rattling door handles, you'll also experience flashbacks to Blake's childhood, wandering around a deserted school in search of his old friend Jessica, while contending with things like blood-filled toilets and smoking, skinless phantoms. It's two damsel-in-distress quests for the price of one, in other words, entwined around each other, and in both cases you can expect to be repeatedly tantalised with the sound and sight of your quarry's suffering - in keeping with the infantile notion that the absolute worst thing you can do to a Guy is pilfer His Woman and make her squeal.
|Bloodborne 2: What We Want to See|
Added: 26.04.2017 17:44 | 2 views | 0 comments
Emergence at Fextralife writes, "Now that Dark Souls is completed as a franchise (for the time being at least), From Software is moving on to other projects. Given how they evolved Dark Souls over 3 games, we got to wondering how Bloodborne would evolve if they released sequels for it, especially since its so different from Dark Souls. What better a resource to thought experiment with than our own Fextralife community full of rabid Soulsborne enthusiasts! What follows is a breakdown of the features we would like to see in a Bloodborne sequel, with an eye towards what improvements we would like to see on certain features."
|SuperPhillip Central's Favorite VGMs - "Blockbusters from Gaming Past and Present" Edition|
Added: 25.04.2017 16:44 | 1 views | 0 comments
Phil writes, "Welcome to a brand-new week of content here at SuperPhillip Central! Starting things off as we usually tend to do each week is SuperPhillip Central's Favorite VGMs. We have some big milestone games from past and present in which to listen to music selections from, so let's get underway!
We begin with a theme from Bloodborne: The Old Hunters. Next on the playlist is a track from Halo 3. Moving on from there, Warhawk delivers a delightful, heroic main theme. Finally, we wrap things up with themes from Mass Effect 2 and Yakuza 3.
Click on the VGM volume name to hear the piece of video game music highlighted, and check out the VGM Database for past video game themes hand selected by yours truly. Now, let's get on to the music!"
|Games Inbox: Call Of Duty: WWII thoughts, NieR: Automata weirdness, and Bloodborne 2 hope|
Added: 24.04.2017 6:00 | 9 views | 0 comments
The morning Inbox ponders which was the first real-time strategy, as one reader vows to buy all of Mass Effect: Andromeda’s DLC.
|The makers of card battler Duelyst are working on a triple-A action game inspired by Dark Souls|
Added: 18.04.2017 12:20 | 4 views | 0 comments
Counterplay, the people who brought you Duelyst, have dropped some pretty big and explicit clues about their next project in a job advertisement. It looks like it'll be a hardcore action game in the mould of Dark Souls, will be developed in Unreal, and is confirmed for PC.
Scan the nearer horizon with a look at our list of .
According to (for a lead character animator), Counterplay's next game “is heavily combat-focused.” The candidate “must adore hardcore 3D action combat games,” with examples given such as “Bloodborne, Dark Souls, Nioh, Devil May Cry and Ninja Gaiden,” so their influences are pretty clear.
|Up to 40% off official art books for Bloodborne, Horizon, Persona 5, Zelda and more|
Added: 16.04.2017 21:44 | 6 views | 0 comments
Several official art books are on sale for up to 40% off. The discounts include Bloodborne Official Artworks, The Art of Fire Emblem: Awakening, The Art of Horizon Zero Dawn, The Art of Mass Effect Andromeda, The Art of Persona 5, The Art of Splatoon and The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts.
|Weekend Hot Topic, part 1: Game of the generation|
Added: 14.04.2017 1:00 | 15 views | 0 comments
GameCentral readers try to decide which has been the best game of the current console cycle, from Zelda to Bloodborne.
|Games Inbox: Nintendo Switch summer games, Mass Effect: Andromeda QA, and Bloodborne love|
Added: 13.04.2017 17:52 | 13 views | 0 comments
The evening Inbox wants Chris Hemsworth as Guybrush Threepwood, as one reader thinks the media is too harsh on Xbox One.