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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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Survival horror game Outlast 2 is now available for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4

The sequel to 2013’s critically acclaimed horror game, Outlast, is now available and follows a story set in the same universe as the original. The Red Barrels-developed game was initially slated for a 2016 release, but was later pushed to Q1 2017, followed by its last delay to April. Outlast 2′s gameplay mechanics are pretty much identical to the original, where players are only equipped with a night vision camcorder to find their way around. …

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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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