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Rats (Sort Of) Played Doom Via VR

I guess it was inevitable that once humanity got Doom running on everything, including cash registers, Twitter, and unreleased consoles, that we would have to seek out a new formidable challenge. Now that we’ve nearly done it all, it’s not about how you play Doom, but who you get to play Doom. First up, apparently,…Read […]

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Rats (Sort Of) Played Doom Via VR

I guess it was inevitable that once humanity got Doom running on everything, including cash registers, Twitter, and unreleased consoles, that we would have to seek out a new formidable challenge. Now that we’ve nearly done it all, it’s not about how you play Doom, but who you get to play Doom. First up, apparently,…Read […]

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Four Hours With Dying Light 2: Beyond An Open-World Zombie Game

Dying Light 2 was announced all the way back at E3 2018. A lot has happened in the three years since, including multiple delays and the departure of RPG writer/designer Chris Avellone from the project following sexual harassment allegations. Now set to come out in February 2022 (alongside a bunch of other games) Dying…Read more… […]

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Four Hours With Dying Light 2: Beyond An Open-World Zombie Game

Dying Light 2 was announced all the way back at E3 2018. A lot has happened in the three years since, including multiple delays and the departure of RPG writer/designer Chris Avellone from the project following sexual harassment allegations. Now set to come out in February 2022 (alongside a bunch of other games) Dying…Read more… […]

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Back 4 Blood Devs Say The Game Is ‘Far More Difficult Than Intended’ And Have Plans To Fix It

No, it’s not just you. Yes, Back 4 Blood is hard, and also, yes, the game is still spawning way too many special infected. Turtle Rock, the devs behind the popular zombie shooter, admitted that Back 4 Blood is currently harder than it intended and has plans to address various issues behind the unexpected high…Read […]

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Back 4 Blood Devs Say The Game Is ‘Far More Difficult Than Intended’ And Have Plans To Fix It

No, it’s not just you. Yes, Back 4 Blood is hard, and also, yes, the game is still spawning way too many special infected. Turtle Rock, the devs behind the popular zombie shooter, admitted that Back 4 Blood is currently harder than it intended and has plans to address various issues behind the unexpected high…Read […]

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Id Software Is Trying To Stop A Man Who Wants To Name His Band ‘Doomscroll’

Doomscrolling is that thing where you spend way too much time flipping through Twitter or Instagram reading bad news. And apparently, a metal guitarist in Dallas, Texas thought it would be the perfect name for a new band. But after attempting to trademark the band name, Doom devs Id Software began a legal opposition…Read more… […]

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More People Are Playing Left 4 Dead 2 Than Back 4 Blood

A quick perusal of Steam-tracking sites indicates that players returned to Left 4 Dead 2 in droves following the October 12 launch of spiritual successor Back 4 Blood, so much so that the older game is now more popular than the newer one.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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More People Are Playing Left 4 Dead 2 Than Back 4 Blood

A quick perusal of Steam-tracking sites indicates that players returned to Left 4 Dead 2 in droves following the October 12 launch of spiritual successor Back 4 Blood, so much so that the older game is now more popular than the newer one.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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14 Horror Games Available Now On Xbox Game Pass

A good scary game is often a thrilling experience. And if you are currently a Game Pass subscriber and in the mood to play something terrifying, creepy, or just downright spooky you already have access to some fantastic horror games for no additional cost. This is nice, because the only thing scarier than deadly…Read more… […]

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Murder House Is Everything Terrifying About Low-Poly Horror

What’s more frightening: a near-photorealistic video game killer pursuing you with perfectly motion-captured movements, or a silent, meathook-wielding Easter bunny with vague features and primitive textures, chasing you with a jerky, hand-animated gait? If you answered the latter, then the low-polygon horror games…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Murder House Is Everything Terrifying About Low-Poly Horror

What’s more frightening: a near-photorealistic video game killer pursuing you with perfectly motion-captured movements, or a silent, meathook-wielding Easter bunny with vague features and primitive textures, chasing you with a jerky, hand-animated gait? If you answered the latter, then the low-polygon horror games…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Art Of Back 4 Blood

Tonight’s Fine Art is focused entirely on Turtle Rock’s new Back 4 Blood, the studio’s latest attempt to take the formula they almost perfected with Left 4 Dead and, well, perfect it. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Art Of Back 4 Blood

Tonight’s Fine Art is focused entirely on Turtle Rock’s new Back 4 Blood, the studio’s latest attempt to take the formula they almost perfected with Left 4 Dead and, well, perfect it. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Back 4 Blood: The Kotaku Review

Celebrated filmmaker Jim Jarmusch once said, “Originality is non-existent. And don’t bother concealing your thievery—celebrate it if you feel like it.” Back 4 Blood, a new zombie-themed co-op shooter developed by Turtle Rock Studios, sure puts this principle into practice. Even its name is a direct callback to the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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German Game Ban Just Screwed Over Switch Players On Several Other Continents

Dying Light: Platinum Edition launched on Nintendo Switch today, but due to an extremely peculiar Germany-specific ban, the digital version of the game is unavailable to players in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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13 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting Back 4 Blood

At first glance, Back 4 Blood might seem like a paint-by-numbers co-op shooter whose lineage traces back to Left 4 Dead. You might think you know the drill: point, shoot, pick up weapon, point, shoot again. Make it to the end of the level. Try not to die. But there’s a deceptive layer of complexity […]

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Play This Fantastic Resident Evil x Castlevania Game

Resident Evil: Village has a spooky old castle full of vampires. Castlevania has a spooky old castle full of vampires. You can see where this is going.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Play This Fantastic Resident Evil x Castlevania Game

Resident Evil: Village has a spooky old castle full of vampires. Castlevania has a spooky old castle full of vampires. You can see where this is going.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Castlevania Advance Collection Is Great, But Emulators Have Spoiled Me

Turns out Castlevania Advance Collection is real, and it’s excellent, collecting three of the best Castlevania games of all time as well as a fourth pretty darn good one. While the emulation quality is excellent—courtesy of the experts at Japanese studio M2—like many official re-releases, I find Advance Collection… Read more…

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