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Outlast 2 runs at native 4K resolution at 60 FPS on Xbox One X

Even though the Xbox One X features 6 TFLOPS of power and 12 GB of RAM, titles that run at native 4K 60 FPS are rare. Currently, the only high-profile game that runs at that resolution and frame rate is Forza Motorsport 7. However, it looks like Outlast 2 will be joining it rather soon according to Red Barrels, the makers of the title. In an interview between WCCFtech and Red Barrels co-founder and Senior …

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Outlast II Runs at Native 4K@60FPS on Xbox One X; Developer Is Happy With Game’s Sales

With Halloween 2017 drawing ever closer, we thought we’d check in with Red Barrels Games, the Canadian indie team behind the survival horror Outlast franchise. Co-founder and Senior Game Designer Philippe Morin, an industry veteran who’s worked with companies like Ubisoft, Naughty Dog and Electronic Arts before going indie, was kind enough to take some time to answer our questions. We talked about Outlast II, of course. The game launched in late April and is …

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This week in games: Grab Outlast for free, Battleborn ends active development

I’ve spent fully 50 percent of my week playing Divinity: Original Sin 2 and it’s one of the best CRPGs I’ve ever played. Probably. So let’s wrap this up, because I want to get back to it. This week, both Call of Duty and Wolfenstein get rowdy on Nazis, plus Humble gives away spooky cameraman simulator Outlast, Shadow of War goes Peter-Jackson-live-action (but sans Peter Jackson), Vampyr slips into 2018, and Battleborn breathes its last. This is …

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Humble are giving away Outlast completely free until tomorrow

If you’ve been meaning to play Outlast but haven’t got round to it yet, now might be a good time to consider picking it up, as Humble are offering a 100% discount on the game. Check out the horrible things people want to do to you in Outlast 2. Outlast is a first-person survival horror game released in 2013, in which you play as a journalist investigating a remote psychiatric hospital. If you’ve ever heard of …

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Outlast and the Whistleblower DLC are free on the Humble Store

The Humble Store End of Summer Sale itself came to an end today, which means it’s time for the Humble Store End of Summer Sale Encore! Yes, seriously, the sale is over but is also still going on, which means you’ve got four more days to pick up some of those discounted games you were wavering on yesterday, and more importantly, to snag a free copy of the hit horror game Outlast and its Whistleblower …

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Outlast 2: Are Evil Corporations a Tired Trope?

By Danielle Patenaude, Gamer News Daily Contributing Author Alien has Weyland-Yutani. Half-Life has Black Mesa. Resident Evil has Umbrella. After this month’s release of Outlast 2, players can add Murkoff to the list of “evil corporations” bent on exploiting humans for profit.  But is this a played-out plot device? (A question to ask especially with this month’s release of Prey that gives us yet another shadowy corporate antagonist.) Is it time for something new? Or is …

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Outlast 2 for Xbox One review: There’s nowhere to hide in this dark thriller

  Developer Red Barrels ramps up the terror, atmosphere and scares in its new first-person horror game Outlast 2. I usually have games turned on while I’m writing my reviews, as it can help jog my memory or think of things I may have missed. So it’s a testament to the fact Outlast 2 is terrifying that I’ve had to mute it while writing. Even on the menu screen, you’re instantly intimidated by shriekingly distracting …

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Outlast 2 review roundup ahead of big PS4 and Xbox One release date | Gaming | Entertainment

The Outlast 2 release date is set for tomorrow, April 25, on PS4, Xbox One, Mac and PC. The first-person survival game will be one of the biggest horror launches in 2017, following Resident Evil 7’s successful release in January. “Outlast 2 introduces you to Sullivan Knoth and his followers, who left our wicked world behind to give birth to Temple Gate, a town, deep in the wilderness and hidden from civilization,” the official game …

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Totally True Gaming News Round Up – Steam Brownlight; Vegemite and Outlast 2 Partnership and More – GameSpew

With games being such big business these days, it can be hard to keep track of all the industry’s comings and goings. So to ensure that GameSpew readers don’t miss a trick, I present the pick of this week’s totally accurate, 100% true, completely embellishment-free gaming news. Mass Effect Andromeda controversy The launch of Mass Effect: Andromeda was marred by controversy when it transpired that the game did not, in fact, include a Shovel …

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Outlast 2 banned in Australia due to depiction of “implied sexual violence”

Outlast 2 has been refused classification in Australia because of a specific scene in the upcoming horror title. That means it won’t be available to buy in the country – unless it’s censored, of course.  Related: here are all the upcoming PC games.  Hotline Miami 2 was banned in the country for a scene that depicted similar. Classification refusal can be given to games that “depict, express or otherwise deal with matters of sex, drug …

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