The trend for modernising classic horror staples has seen a rise. Gone are the horrific ghouls replaced with brooding and misunderstood vampires, fast moving clever zombies (even gaining the ability to talk and strip in Zombie Strippers), and with pending release of Red Riding Hood, a stylised and sexy collision of classic fairytale and the infamous werewolf (by Twilight’s own Catherine Hardwicke) it was only a matter of time until the cannibal genre got revitalised.
CAPCOM BRINGS THE AWARD-WINNING RESIDENT EVIL 4 AND RESIDENT EVIL CODE: VERONICA X INTO THE HD ERA
To kick off the 15th anniversary of Resident Evil™, Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games today announced that the highly acclaimed Resident Evil™4 and Resident Evil Code: Veronica™ X will be released as downloadable titles for the Xbox 360®video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Scheduled for release this autumn, both titles have been enhanced with upgraded visuals as they make their debut on high-definition consoles.
Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today revealed a Summer 2011 North American release for Catherine, a game in which "falling for a girl" is meant literally, for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
Deep Silver was proud to reveal Dead Island, the new game by renowned developer Techland, last week. Since the reveal the emotional yet shocking Dead Island trailer (see bottom of this page) – showing a family holiday getting interrupted by a violent and mysterious zombie outbreak - has created an incredible amount of buzz all through the internet.
Have you finished the new gold standard in action horror games known as Dead Space 2? Are you already screaming for more? If so, you’re not alone. Visceral Games has the answer with an all-new digital download pack - Dead Space 2: Severed. Releasing on March 1, Dead Space 2: Severed extends the Dead Space 2 story with the addition of two stand-alone single-player chapters. This digital pack will take players through the haunting story of Gabe Weller, who fans will remember from the award-winning game Dead Space Extraction. As a security officer, Weller comes equipped with a one-of-a-kind security suit and an upgraded, more powerful Pulse Rifle that will help him unleash his own blood-curdling adventure across the Sprawl. Lurking behind every corner is another bloodthirsty monster but the big surprise for Weller (and fans) is the return of the Twitcher, a grotesque enemy who first appeared in the original Dead Space game.
KONAMI, today released the first screenshots and music from the highly anticipated survival horror game, Silent Hill: Downpour. Making its return to "next generation" consoles this fall, Silent Hill: Downpour will bring a completely original storyline, and all-new haunting soundtrack as players find themselves stranded in the foggy, malevolent world of Silent Hill.
Dodge ravenous creatures out for blood in the highly anticipated horror game, Dead Space 2, now available on Direct2Drive.com (D2D).
In Dead Space 2 gamers take on the identity of Engineer Isaac Clarke as they battle a terrifying Necromorph alien infestation in "The Sprawl", a new massive city consumed by extraterrestrial parasites. Players must do whatever it takes to survive the city and its new inhabitants by dismembering each of the infested standing in their way.