Lone Survivor Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com Lone Survivor RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network 10 Indie Games You Can Play in One Sitting https://www.gameskinny.com/unsp5/10-indie-games-you-can-play-in-one-sitting https://www.gameskinny.com/unsp5/10-indie-games-you-can-play-in-one-sitting Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:22:12 -0500 Kengaskhan

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Nex Machina

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Time to Beat: 1.5 hours
Platforms: PC & PlayStation 4
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The shoot 'em up genre may not be as wildly popular as first-person shooters, MOBAs, and digital CCGs are these days, but one of the strengths of indie game development is that they're willing to tackle a broader variety of games, and every now and then, you wind up with a game like Nex Machina.

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Housemarque's Nex Machina is an arcade-y, twin-stick shoot 'em up set in a vibrant and colorful cyberpunk world where AI machines have all but exterminated humanity. The game has more or less the same fast-paced core gameplay loop that most other shoot 'em ups have, but it's packaged in a highly detailed and stylish world with a fantastic soundtrack, beautiful visuals, and great enemy and weapon variety.

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In short, if shoot 'em ups are your thing, then Nex Machina's your game.

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Hopefully, you found a game or two in this list that piqued your interest. If you know of any other short but awesome indie games that could fit on this list, let us know in the comments!

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Or, if you're interested in what we have to say about other indie games, you can find some of our other indie content here!

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Gone Home

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Time to Beat: 2 hours
Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
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Gone Home is a walking simulator -- a really good walking simulator. While Gone Home may not transcend the genre the same way The Stanley Parable might, it's definitely much more representative of it.

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Playing the role of Kaitlin Greenbriar, the player will return home from a semester abroad in Europe, only to find the house empty. The player will have to explore the house in search of clues that'll help them figure out where the rest of Katie's family is, which more or less constitutes the entirety of Gone Home's gameplay.

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Gone Home isn't exactly the most groundbreaking game ever, but it's short, it's sweet, and it's got a great story and atmosphere. You can't really go wrong with that. (Although you might want to pick the game up at a discount if you don't think two hours of entertainment is worth $15.)

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Lone Survivor: The Director's Cut

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Time to Beat: 4 hours
Platforms: PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U
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Lone Survivor: The Director's Cut is a post-apocalyptic survival horror game where the player controls an unnamed, masked survivor (referred to simply as "You") who must wrestle with both the mutant horrors that roam the city and his deteriorating mental state.

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Lone Survivor bears many similarities to the Silent Hill series, with many likening it to a 16-bit SNES Silent Hill game. One of the most prominent features that Lone Survivor shares with the Silent Hill series are its multiple endings. As the player explores the surrounding area, they'll encounter various NPCs and objects that they'll be able to interact with, and how the player chooses to carry themselves in the post-apocalyptic world determines which ending they'll get.

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There aren't many indie survival-horror games on the market, but if that's what you're looking for, then you're in luck: Lone Survivor is a fantastic instance of that niche.

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Titan Souls

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Time to Beat: 3 hours
Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Android, PlayStation Vita
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Part Shadow of the Colossus, part Dark Souls, Titan Souls is a game that’s all about boss fights in a beautifully imagined fantasy world.

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In a way, Titan Souls is like a puzzle game, though instead of having to solve quaint little environmental riddles, the player has to identify and figure out how to exploit each boss’s unique weakness while simultaneously dodging everything thrown their way (because you die in one hit).

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Boss fights tend to be the highlights of many action-adventure/RPG games, and if you're one of those players who prefers quality over quantity, then Titan Souls is definitely worth checking out.

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To the Moon

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Time to Beat: 4 hours
Platforms: PC, iOS, Android
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To the Moon is an adventure game developed by Freebird Games, where the player takes on the role of a doctor employed by Sigmund Corp., which offers a wish fulfillment service using a futuristic piece of tech that can create artificial memories. There's just one twist: the doctors have to use the machine to explore their patient's memories Inception-style.

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In To the Moon, the player must use the machine to fulfill the last wish of a dying old man: to fulfill his lifelong dream of going to the moon. However, aged as he is, he doesn't remember why, and it's the doctors' job to delve backwards in time through his memories to discover why he wanted to go to the moon before they can fulfill his dream.

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If you're looking for one of the best stories that gaming has to offer, then To the Moon is the game you're looking for. You might want to hold off playing it, though, if you're not in the mood to shed a few tears.

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(Also, Finding Paradise, To the Moon's slightly lengthier sequel, is now available!)

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Inside

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Time to Beat: 3.5 hours
Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, iOS
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Puzzle games, platformers, and puzzle-platformers are some of the most popular indie game genres, and it can be overwhelming trying to pick out the polished gems from the rough. Playdead’s Limbo was one of those gems -- but it’s also a seven-year-old critically acclaimed title, so chances are you’ve probably already played it. (And if you haven’t, well, you may as well stop reading now.)

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However, if you’ve been looking for a new indie game to scratch that puzzle-platformer itch, then you might be happy to learn that Playdead delivered on that front a second time.

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Inside, like Limbo, is an atmospheric puzzle-platformer set in an unsettling, washed-out world. Inside's excellent sound and visual design really help bring the world to life (as alive as a dystopia can be), and while the puzzles are challenging, they should rarely ever frustrate the player. Better yet, the puzzles tie into the narrative in a way that helps to drive the story forward as the player solves them.

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Whether you're looking specifically for a puzzle-platformer or just a great game in general to play, you can't go wrong with Inside.

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SUPERHOT

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Time to Beat: 2 hours
Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
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SUPERHOT is one of the most innovative shooters released in years!

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Most, if not all, AAA FPS games that feature bullet time only offer it as a tool that the player can use to enhance their fighting ability, generally no more than once or twice per firefight. In SUPERHOT, bullet time is always active -- time moves when you do, and it slows to a near halt when you stand still.

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This incredibly stylish first-person shooter proves that there’s a lot of design space to be explored in gameplay mechanics that we more or less take for granted nowadays. You probably won’t find any other first-person shooters that encourage you to plan out your moves like you’re playing some sort of strategy game the same way SUPERHOT will.

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Her Story

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Time to Beat: 2 hours
Platforms: PC, iOS, Android
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Given how popular crime drama is in film and television, it’s a little strange that games rarely ever touch the genre. Maybe the scarcity of crime games explains why game designer Sam Barlow took such an unconventional approach to Her Story, which many might consider to be more of an interactive film than it is a game.

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Her Story delivers a non-linear narrative through the screen of an old computer from the '90s, with a database containing several police interviews with a woman named Hannah regarding the death of her husband. The twist is that the interviews were somehow corrupted, and the player must find and sift through the fragmented interview clips in an attempt to piece together the whole story and to discern what actually happened to Hannah’s husband.

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The Stanley Parable

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Time to Beat: 1.5 hours
Platforms: PC
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Many indie games innovate by iterating or expanding upon gameplay and narrative elements found in AAA titles. The Stanley Parable challenges them.

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The Stanley Parable is a short narrative game that calls into question the nature of choice and player agency in gaming. With a Gla-DOS-like narrator as their guide (at least in terms of humor), the player takes the role of Stanley, navigating an office complex, following the narrator’s commands ... or disobeying them.

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What sets The Stanley Parable apart from more or less every other game in existence is the way in which the narrator will account for every one of the player’s choices, making it a very thorough investigation of the limits of interactive storytelling.

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Firewatch

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Time to Beat: 4 hours
Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
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Say what you will about “walking simulators”, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a mystery game with a story as riveting as Firewatch’s. The game takes place in the Shoshone National Forest, with the player guiding Henry, a forest ranger recruit, through both the forest and his conversations with his supervisor Delilah.

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One of the things that elevates Firewatch above many other walking simulators is the game's focus on dialogue as a way to keep things engaging for the player. The majority of the game's dialogue happens between Henry and Delilah by way of walkie-talkie, giving the player ample opportunity to grow attached to them as the mystery unfolds.

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Whether you're an indie game aficionado, you're dissatisfied with the state of AAA gaming, or maybe both or even neither, independent games have a lot to offer the medium as a whole.

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Indie game devs have a bit more freedom in how they approach development compared to AAA devs, and sometimes that'll result in games with innovative new mechanics, unusual approaches to storytelling, or even both.

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However, indie games are also typically shorter than many AAA titles (most likely due to budget constraints), which isn't necessarily a good or bad thing -- where some players may prefer games that last for dozens of hours, others might be looking for games they can finish in one sitting.

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If you're part of the latter group, you're sure to find what you're looking for in the indie scene -- and here are some of the best games it has to offer.

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Little Scares: Can Horror Games Ever Work on Handheld? https://www.gameskinny.com/q908v/little-scares-can-horror-games-ever-work-on-handheld https://www.gameskinny.com/q908v/little-scares-can-horror-games-ever-work-on-handheld Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:00:01 -0500 Rob Kershaw

Capcom's reboot of the Resident Evil series has met with acclaim, and rightly so -- its first-person perspective thrust players into a house of horrors filled with grotesquery, and the sound design worked to shred the last of their nerves. When combined with the optional VR experience, it was a full-on destroyer of pants.

But do you really need a 52" television and 7.1 surround sound in order to fully immerse yourself in a horror game? Or can you squeeze screams from a tiny handheld just as effectively as a next-gen console?

Switch It Up

Mobile gaming has dabbled with horror on and off over the years, and some would argue that looking at a tiny screen is simply not the same as getting up close with a TV or monitor -- the effect is reduced, the chills minimal. Given that it will be spanning gaming at home and on the move, the Switch could be the new proving ground for the genre, but Nintendo hasn't announced a single horror game in its line-up.

This isn't really surprising, since there doesn't seem much appetite from the publisher with regard to horror on its home consoles -- ZombiU and Resident Evil: Revelations were the only real horror titles on the Wii U. Yet, there were far more on Nintendo's portable systems. The likes of Spirit Camera may have been pretty woeful, but others were far more successful: Dementium and Dementium 2 proved that horror had a place on the DS and 3DS, and that with clever design you could still put a terrifying game into players' hands.

It's something that Nintendo may want to consider, given its new hybrid console -- although factoring in how the move from living room to portable console will work is definitely a challenge. What may work on a big screen might not be so effective on a handheld. But something like a visual novel with horror elements -- like Virtue's Last Reward -- could bridge the gap nicely.

Scares on Sony

Of all the major handheld consoles, it was the PSP and Vita that really capitalized on the horror market. From the get-go, Sony were happy to showcase horror from developers large and small on their hardware. Silent Hill: Origins was the first of the series to move outside of the living room, and the PSP original was a much better game than its PS2 port. It was successful enough to give Climax Studios the chance to reimagine the first Silent Hill in Shattered Memories, while Resident Evil: Revelations 2 also hit the Vita (albeit, with an inferior version).

From the indie side, the lithograph-style horror of Neverending Nightmares and the pixel terror of Lone Survivor were both solid horror options on the Vita, and the low graphical requirements of the latter ensured a smooth playthrough on handheld without losing any of the psychological narrative.

Phoning It In 

Despite all of the best efforts of the gaming behemoths though, horror has arguably succeeded better on mobile and tablet than any other portable device. The sheer number of small development studios willing to play around with the genre has led to a number of fantastic horror games. Free from the often expensive and time-consuming processes of getting their title published on consoles, they have turned to the likes of the Apple and Google Play stores to sell their game -- resulting in a number of notable hits.

Psychological horror is the most predominant form of the genre on tablet, whether in the bizarre and excellent Year Walk, the disturbing Fran Bow, or the doll-based terror of Emily Wants To Play. The success of these mobile games has led to bigger and better ports to PC (Year Walk in particular being notably good), and caused bigger studios to take notice -- Telltale have launched all three seasons of The Walking Dead on Android and iOS, while Dead Space was remade for both platforms back in 2011.

But arguably the biggest horror hit on mobile was Five Nights At Freddy's, a point-and-click survival game which ratcheted up the terror through a simple but effective premise: holding off a group of malfunctioning animatronic animals before they rip your face off. As a player, you were rooted to the security room, frantically flipping between cameras to keep track of where each creepy monster was -- like the Weeping Angels in Doctor Who, they don't move when watched, making their slow progress towards you even more terrifying.

Five Nights At Freddy's was so successful it spawned no fewer than four sequels, a spin-off, and a novel, with a second book due this year. And with Warner Bros. optioning the film, the series shows no sign of going anywhere. The market for mobile horror is alive and well, then, but the big companies still seem reticent to support it.

Perhaps the success of Resident Evil 7 will kick-start the genre on mainstream handhelds again, though with the Vita at the end of its life and the 3DS being all but superseded by the Switch, one has to wonder whether Nintendo -- who is likely to have the last "handheld" console on the market -- will be willing to take the gamble.

But the fact remains that while they may never graphically match up to the likes of the PS4 and Xbox One, if you put a pair of headphones in and boot up a decent horror game on a handheld device, there's an excellent chance that you'll get just as many chills as sitting in front of the living room TV -- and we'd love to see more.

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7 games that capture the feel of PSX & PS2 era survival horror https://www.gameskinny.com/x7e22/7-games-that-capture-the-feel-of-psx-ps2-era-survival-horror https://www.gameskinny.com/x7e22/7-games-that-capture-the-feel-of-psx-ps2-era-survival-horror Tue, 01 Nov 2016 06:00:01 -0400 Ty Arthur

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While these are some of the most obvious examples of games that bring back that classic style, there are lots of titles available with some similarities worth looking into. For instance, it could probably be argued that The Last Of Us is essentially a survival horror game, even if it goes a different direction and has more polished controls.

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What did you think of our picks, and what PS1 / PS2 style games would you recommend we try out to scratch that survival horror itch?

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If you need even more scary gaming, be sure to also check out 13 essential horror games to scare you to death, unconventional horror games to play at Halloween, and 5 scary games outside the horror genre.

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Cursed Mountain

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An anomaly in this genre, Cursed Mountain was released for the Wii and took place in a snowy setting instead of a creepy mansion or abandoned school.

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From the item descriptions to the way the characters move, everything else about Cursed Mountain exudes the survival horror feel, with some interesting Wii-specific mechanics built in like shaking off ghosts with the wiimote.

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Alan Wake

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Alright, I'll grant you this one's not a 1:1 crossover to those PS2 style entries, but the game is clearly inspired by survival horror of yesteryear, especially in its setting and environments, but there's other obvious parallels.

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Managing the flashlight battery, scarce ammo, a psychological bent to the story, and limited ability to fight the things chasing you are all drawn from the well of old school survival horror.

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Lone Survivor

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Wait a minute... that's a 2D game! Yep, and it's also built around a core of survival horror that hits the mark with creepy atmosphere, puzzle solving, and a focus on avoiding the monsters. Plus, just take a listen to the soundtrack, as the music and sound effects here are strongly reminiscent of all things Silent Hill.

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NightCry

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One of several instances where developers disenfranchised from their publishers decided to strike out and create new entries based on classic series, NightCry is the spiritual successor to the Clock Tower series. With no publisher backing, crowd funding arrived to save the day and give us more Clock Tower style fun.

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You may notice a lot of negative reviews for this one, but take a look at what those reviews complain about: PS2 graphics and character movement, wonky camera, weird storylines and incomprehensible endings. In other words, this is classic survival horror gold.

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Just take a look at how the text appears on the screen or how the main character walks through those hallways and tell me you don't get all nostalgic.

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DreadOut

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Did you love the ghost antagonists and camera gameplay of Fatal Frame, or enjoy the survival horror style of games like Siren? This one is absolutely for you!

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Based on Indonesian ghost stories and urban legends rather than the typical Japanese presentation, DreadOut puts you in the role of teenager exploring scary abandoned locations at night and fighting back with your camera phone. It's both familiar and new all at once.

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The Evil Within

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I can already hear the elitists screaming: “This isn't survival horror, it's action horror!” Yeah, yeah, yeah, but here, the distinction is razor thin. It might have combat-focused segments the further in you go, but in all other respects this game is quintessential survival horror in a more modern presentation.

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Third person style, avoiding monsters, classic environments, inventory resource management, escaping traps: The Evil Within is really the iconic Resident Evil style gaming updated to current gen consoles, even if there are a few tweaks here and there that go beyond the traditional bounds of the genre.

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Long Night

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This indie crowd funded venture very strongly draws from the early survival horror source material and it shows with outdated graphics, terrible controls, and clunky camera movement: in other words, we're off to a strong start!

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This one's PS2 survival horror to the absolute max, made by people who clearly have a serious love for the genre. You'll run around sinister darkened locations picking up items, finding journal entries, and solving puzzles while generally creepy thing go on around you.

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Sadly, it's unfinished and will forever remain so. After a successful Kickstarter campaign netting $12,000, the developers only ever released the first episode and have no intention of ever finishing the story in subsequent episode releases. Buyer beware.

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Resident Evil, Silent Hill, Clock Tower, Siren, Rule Of Rose, Fatal Frame, Galerians: the golden age of survival horror games has sadly faded away. The style has been over saturated by jump scares and become something completely different with the more action-oriented Resident Evil titles lately.

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Games like Outlast are defining the horror genre right now and while they may be about survival over fighting, they really aren't in the same vein as the classic definition of ”survival horror” coined back in the PS1 days and then further refined on the PS2.

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What specifically is survival horror then? What we're talking about here involves bad camera angles, limited saves, wonky controls, puzzle-solving, limited resources/ammo hoarding, and monster avoidance along with claustrophobic and tense atmospheres.

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Any given game might lack one or two of those (particularly as gameplay improves over the years and certain elements become obsolete), but overall we want all of that together to evoke the feel of classic survival horror gaming.

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Sony adds 23 titles to its PlayStation Now service https://www.gameskinny.com/bws0n/sony-adds-23-titles-to-its-playstation-now-service https://www.gameskinny.com/bws0n/sony-adds-23-titles-to-its-playstation-now-service Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:30:10 -0500 Nick Harshman

Sony has announced that even more PS3 games are making their way to the PlayStation Now streaming service - for those in the UK anyway. Detailed on the PlayStation Blog, Sony indicated that 23 PS3 games are coming to PSN, raising the total to a whopping 150. Those titles include Borderlands 1 and 2, as well as Bioshock 1 and 2.

Here's the full list:

  • Borderlands
  • Borderlands 2
  • BioShock
  • BioShock 2
  • Everybody’s Golf: World Tour
  • Lone Survivor
  • PixelJunk Shooter – Part 2
  • Crash Commando
  • Hamilton’s Great Adventure
  • Knytt Underground
  • When Vikings Attack!
  • Trash Panic
  • Urban Trial Freestyle
  • Bionic Commando Rearmed 2
  • Raiden IV: Overkill
  • Stealth Inc.
  • Sacred Citadel
  • Resident Evil Umbrella Chronicles
  • Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles
  • Proteus
  • Wakeboarding HD
  • MX Vs ATV: Alive
  • Sniper: Ghost Warrior

For the trophy hunters among us, all streamed games come with trophy support, and the trophies you earn will be a part of your collection even after your subscription runs out. 

Sony also teased what we can look forward to next month, listing titles such as Batman: Arkham Asylum and Injustice: Gods Among Us. To better promote PSN, Sony is offering a one week free trial for those interested in the service. 

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PSN: 14 For '14 Sale Begins This Week https://www.gameskinny.com/c6wha/psn-14-for-14-sale-begins-this-week https://www.gameskinny.com/c6wha/psn-14-for-14-sale-begins-this-week Mon, 13 Jan 2014 06:06:22 -0500 Brandon Morgan

We're two weeks into the New Year, and sales have already begun for our favorite consoles. Sony is notorious for hosting sales on their PSN platform, especially for those who subscribe to PlayStation Plus for the yearly membership fee. The 14 for '14 sale will begin this week, offering up numerous titles for great prices.

The sale begins on January 14 and ends on January 20. Those subscribed to PlayStation Plus will get even more off the original and sales price for some of the hottest games available today.

14 for '14 sale:

BIT.TRIP Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
PS Plus Price: $3.75
Sale Price: $7.49
Was: $14.99

Crysis 3
PS Plus Price: $5.00
Sale Price: $9.99
Was: $19.99

Deus Ex Human Revolution: Director’s Cut
PS Plus Price: $13.49
Sale Price: $14.99
Was: $29.99

ENSLAVED: Odyssey to the West – Premium Edition
PS Plus Price: $5.00
Sale Price: $9.99
Was: $19.99

F1 2013
PS Plus Price: $20.99
Sale Price: $29.99
Was: $59.99

Far Cry Blood Dragon
PS Plus Price: $3.75
Sale Price: $7.49
Was: $14.99

Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut (Cross Buy)
PS Plus Price: $5.24
Sale Price: $7.49
Was: $12.99

Pool Nation
PS Plus Price: $2.25
Sale Price: $4.49
Was: $8.49

Puppeteer
PS Plus Price: $7.00
Sale Price: $13.99
Was: $39.99

Rain
PS Plus Price: $3.75
Sale Price: $7.49
Was: $14.99

Rayman Legends
PS Plus Price: $35.99
Sale Price: $47.99
Was: $59.99

Tales of Xillia
PS Plus Price: $10.00
Sale Price: $19.99
Was: $39.99

The Wolf Among Us Season Pass
PS Plus Price: $13.49
Sale Price: $14.99
Was: $19.99

Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
PS Plus Price: $7.50
Sale Price: $14.99
Was: $29.99

Killzone: Mercenary
PS Plus Price: $9.00
Sale Price: $17.99
Was: $35.99

LIMBO PS Vita
PS Plus Price: $3.75
Sale Price: $7.49
Was: $14.99

Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut (Cross Buy)
PS Plus Price: $5.24
Sale Price: $7.49
Was: $12.99

METAL GEAR SOLID: PEACE WALKER
PS Plus Price: $5.00
Sale Price: $9.99
Was: $19.99

PIXELJUNK MONSTERS: ULTIMATE HD
PS Plus Price: $3.75
Sale Price: $7.49
Was: $14.99

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (PS Vita)
PS Plus Price: $6.75
Sale Price: $13.49
Was: $26.99

Soul Sacrifice
PS Plus Price: $9.00
Sale Price: $17.99
Was: $35.99

SPELUNKY (Cross Buy)
PS Plus Price: $3.75
Sale Price: $7.49
Was: $14.99

Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark (Cross Buy)
PS Plus Price: $4.19
Sale Price: $5.99
Was: $9.99

The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season
PS Plus Price: $5.00
Sale Price: $9.99
Was: $19.99

Thomas Was Alone (Cross Buy)
PS Plus Price: $2.50
Sale Price: $4.99
Was: $9.99

Velocity Ultra Vita
PS Plus Price: $2.00
Sale Price: $3.99
Was: $7.49

Worms Revolution Extreme
PS Plus Price: $3.75
Sale Price: $7.49
Was:$14.99

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Lone Survivor Heading to Vita and PS3 https://www.gameskinny.com/uxee9/lone-survivor-heading-to-vita-and-ps3 https://www.gameskinny.com/uxee9/lone-survivor-heading-to-vita-and-ps3 Thu, 15 Nov 2012 15:32:14 -0500 Ashley Shankle

Survival horror games have a place in the hearts of PC and console gamers alike. One of PC's better horror games this year, Lone Survivor, just happens to be making its way to Sony consoles.

Jasper Byrne, creator of Lone Survivor one-man-team behind Superflat Games, announced the PS3 and Vita port on his blog. Curve Studios will be stepping in to handle the port, which will entail coding the game all over from scratch. Quite a task.

Bryne is naturally excited, and console gamers who have yet to play the game can find something to be excited about as well. He promises it will be "super-smooth running" and will include German and French translations.

Survival horror fans owe it to themselves to play this game, whether on PC or when the PS3 and Vita port is released. 2012 hasn't exactly been the most exciting year for survival horror, and slower-paced thought-provoking horror games are getting scarcer by the year.

There is no release date yet, but we can probably expect Lone Survivor to hit the Playstation Network sometime next year.

Source: Good news and…

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