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Seeing The Resident Evil 2 Remake In Action Soothes My Skeptical Heart

When Resident Evil 2 released in 1998, it had to follow up on a game that defined a new genre of horror. Not only did it manage to improve the formula, it went on to be what many people consider the best game in the series. After a long stretch with no new information besides […]

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The Golden Age Of Bad Movies Based On Horror Games

I’ve played horror video games so scary they aged me beyond my years. I’ve watched horror movies so scary they had me hiding under a blanket like a child. But I’ve never seen a horror movie based on a video game that’s made me do either, and that’s a shame.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Pick Up Resident Evil 7 and All of Its DLC For $40, If You’ve Got the Stomach For It

If you’re up for a bout of survival horror, Resident Evil 7 Biohazard’s Gold Edition is down to an all-time low $40 on Xbox One and PS4 today. That gets you the base game, plus all of its DLC. Just be sure to play it with the lights on.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Resident Evil 7’s New DLC Drops The Horror For Action

Resident Evil 7 embraced an unsettling horror presentation built around claustrophobia and dread. Players were fragile and death lurked around every corner. The game’s latest downloadable content switches things up. It’s all about making the monsters fear you.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Resident Evil Revelations’ Switch Motion Controls Are Really Good

This week, 2012's Resident Evil Revelations and its 2015 sequel come to the Nintendo Switch. Both remasters are largely similar their console counterparts, with one big difference: motion controls.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The biggest name in video game horror never made horror games at all

Shinji Mikami is video games’ most enduring horror icon—our Shelley, our Walpole, our Carpenter and Craven. Other developers use the man’s language like a pocket dictionary. Every time something jumps through a window, Mikami’s there, grinning and taking a long drag off a cigarette—got ya again. When some improbably…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Resident Evil 3’s Nemesis Is Still Terrifying

Resident Evil is the zombie horror game, but its shambling corpses are slow and easy to avoid. To reinvigorate the series, Resident Evil 3: Nemesis created an unpredictable nightmare man who attacked unpredictably with terrifying speed. It robbed players of their sense of control, and in doing so created one of…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Resident Evil 3’s Nemesis Is Still Terrifying

Resident Evil is the zombie horror game, but its shambling corpses are slow and easy to avoid. To reinvigorate the series, Resident Evil 3: Nemesis created an unpredictable nightmare man who attacked unpredictably with terrifying speed. It robbed players of their sense of control, and in doing so created one of…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Nine Speedruns That Make Horror Games Way Less Terrifying

Horror games strike a balance between player control and dread. Getting chased by a murderer with giant scissors or dealing with legions of zombies is pretty scary. Thankfully, brave speedrunners are here to tackle them for us.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite Could Do Without Story Mode

Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite arrives this week, bringing a revamped two-character tag-team battle system and cinematic storytelling to the long-running crossover series. The fighting is a blast. The storytelling could use some work. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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X-Men: Dark Phoenix Is Getting One Thing Extremely Right

We have a cryptic look at Avengers: Infinity War. A Star Wars rumor is debunked. Daenerys explains one thing she won’t be doing in season seven of Game of Thrones. We know when a slew of Marvel movies will begin filming. Re-Animator may be returning but not in the U.S. Is there more? So much […]

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