Back in the heyday of arcade games, there was no series story with important actions to be performed, it was all about fun excess. Big guns and bigger explosions and a devil-may-care attitude. Those core digital values make up the core of Xbox One’s insanely fun Sunset Overdrive, the game that brings the party in a big way!
Sunset Overdrive has a set up straight out of ’80s arcade gaming. A new energy drink by mega corporation Fizzco has went array, turning the residents into crazed mutants. Fizzco has enclosed the city with a giant wall to keep all the mutants in and attempt to cover up the debacle. At the center, you play an everyday slacker punk who has no priorities. So now that you are up to speed, what is the game like?
In Escape Dead Island, the latest in the Dead Island video game series, we will at last learn just how the zombie outbreak began. The game is a third person survival mystery with a striking graphic design. Keeping with that tone, Deep Silver has partnered with Dark Horse Comics to release a three volume digital comic…
Gun Media, the designers behind Breach & Clear, Breach & Clear: Deadline and Speakeasy, have teamed up with horror film icon Tom Savini to announce Slasher Vol. 1: Summer Camp. The first installment in a series that pays homage to the splatter/slasher movies that dominated the ’80s, Summer Camp is a third-person survival game set in a wooded campground similar to those of Sleepaway Camp, The Burning and the Friday the 13th franchise.
Within the campground players take on the role of one of 6-8 teen counselors – or the killer – and are asked to survive the night.
The Evil Within centers on veteran detective Sebastian Castellanos, who while investigating a mass murder crime scene, is drug into a supernatural cat and mouse game with evil.
To celebrate the release of this year’s most terrifying game, Shock is taking a look at 5 of the best head-tripping cat and mouse serial killer films out there. These films took us to a dark place and we definitely needed a shower after.
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Alien: Isolation was met with a lot of resistance when it was first announced. Coming hot off the heels of the disastrous Aliens: Colonial Marines, there was understandably a lot to prove. Well, this week, Alien: Isolation has finally dropped on Playstation, Xbox, and PC, and I am pleased to say that, for the first time, the alien has truly arrived.
The game opens up 15 years after the events of Alien. Amanda Ripley, who works as a technician, is approached when the Nostromo’s flight recorder is found and being held at the space station Sevastopol.
SEGA and The Creative Assembly have released a new extended TV spot for Alien: Isolation which takes players inside the Sevastopol space station where a nasty surprise is waiting for them. Check it out in the player below. Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant…
The iOS game The Drowning may be heading to the big screen, reports Deadline. Released last year, the game was a first-person shooter set in the Pacific Northwest where an oil rig accident occurs. Anyone or anything exposed to the oil that washes ashore is turned into zombie-like creatures. Players spend the game blowing away these monstrosities.
Deadline says Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt are penning a screen adaptation for Radar Pictures.