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  1. The Chant takes place at the Prismic Science Spiritual Retreat located on the remote Glory Island. When a ritualistic chant on the island goes wrong, a visiting group’s negative energy unleashes a dimension of cosmic terror called the Gloom. To survive the Gloom, players must uncover a cultish mystery spanning both past and present, as the other group members slowly go mad from a host of parasitic creatures. These horrors prey on your own fears and can be fatal unless you carefully balance your mind, body, and spirit. Players must choose to flee or fight, armed only with an assortment of spiritual weapons and abilities that seal away the Gloom, and escape from Glory Island. The Chant will be launching on PS5 on November 3rd, 2022.
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  3. Bad part about the 1973 matches is it having to be done in public matches that will take longer. At least in Friday the 13th you could boost quick matches in private games.
  4. Assuming the trophies match the achievements, the list doesn’t look bad. This looked hella fun in the dev live play. Really looks like a pick up and play game for all ages and skill levels. Getting this for the family. I’m really happy they showed stuff off today, am hyped now. Name Description Gamerscore Rift Destroyer Help Destroy 30 Rifts 10 Rift Seeker Uncover 50 Rifts 10 Ghostbuster In Training Capture 25 Ghosts 10 Legions Capture 1 of each of the 5 Ghost Types 30 Secret Achievement Continue playing to unlock this achievement. 10 Pesky Jerks Destroy 100 Minions 10 Secret Achievement Continue playing to unlock this achievement. 10 Reckless Do 100,000 Dollars of Property damage in one Job 10 Liability Do 1,000,000 Dollars of Career Property Damage 25 Catostrophic Destroyer Do 5,000,000 Dollars of Career Property Damage 30 We have the best insurance Finish a Job with the location totalled 20 Clutch Capture Capture a ghost with less than 30 seconds to spare on the clock 20 Meticulously Efficient Bust a Ghost with less than 1,000 dollars worth of property damage 100 Teamwork Pull a Ghost into a trap with a 4 person tether 10 Therapeutic Calm down 100 civilians from Scared state 20 Discovery Break open an artifact to reveal a Rift 10 Advancement Equip an upgrade to a piece of gear 10 Fully Upgraded Equip an upgrade to every slot of a piece of gear 30 Mycophile Collect all Spores, Molds, and Fungi in a location 10 Secret Achievement Continue playing to unlock this achievement. 40 Skilled Fully Level up a piece of Gear 10 Cultured Complete a Job at each location 50 There you are! PKE Blast Flush a Ghost out of hiding 10 Stunner Stun a Ghost with your PKE Blast 25 Times 10 Collector Find all location secret clippings for a single location 10 Master Collector Find all secret clippings for every location 50 Welcome to the Crew Unlock all story elements 20 I collect Spores, Molds, and Fungi Collect 500 Spores, Molds, and Fungi 10 Secret Achievement Continue playing to unlock this achievement. 20 Side Hustle Fully Complete a Contract 10 Daily Dose Complete a daily challenge 10 Vaporous Expansion Unlock a Ghost class variant 10 Ectoplasmic Entity Fully Haunt a Location without Getting captured Once 20 Escape Artist Break free from a 4 Buster tether 10 Terrifying Send 5 Civis to Horrified state within 10 seconds as ghost 30 Ultimate Defense Down all 4 Busters with an Ultimate ability 5 times 20 Diabolical Sabotage the entire team of Buster’s Proton Packs in one match 10 Icing on the Cake Pass Through a Buster to fully slime them down 10 Ghost Expert Fully Level up a Ghost Class 75 Back Off Down a buster that is reviving another buster 10 Summoner Summon 100 minions 10 Animated Haunt 50 Objects in a single match 30 Surprise! Down a Buster within 10 seconds of exiting a wall phase 10 Tobin's Prodigy Fully Haunt 10 Locations as a Ghost 10 Line em' up Pass through all 4 busters within a 3 second window 10 Right back at ya Break a tether and down the buster who tethered you within 10 seconds 10 Little Help Here Horrify 50 Civilians with Minions 10 Secret Achievement Continue playing to unlock this achievement. 10 Seasoned Reach Profile Level 50 40 Fragile Panes Destroy 150 Panes of Glass 20 Stylish Equip an unlocked cosmetic item to your Buster 10
  5. Update: Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed is an upcoming 4 vs 1 asymmetrical multiplayer title from IllFonic that will see players teaming up with fellow new recruits as they set out to trap ghosts in locations like museums, prisons, hotels, and more. You'll have to use PKE Meters, Proton Packs, and Ghost Traps in order to find the ghosts and trap them before the haunting gets out of hand. Alternatively, players can control the ghost, which can fly and teleport, possess objects, and summon minions to help. Those who wish to play alone will be able to fill the empty character slots with bots to play offline. It is coming to PS4 and PS5. No release date has been given but it is aiming for a Q4 ‘22 release. Original: It appears that a new Ghostbusters game is being developed by Illfonic. From Ghostbustersnews: The news broke after the co-founder of Illfonic, Raphael Saadiq, was a special guest on the Questlove Supreme podcast, letting it slip that he was “currently working on Ghostbusters.” This past weekend at the Celebrity Fan Fest in San Antonio, Texas, Ghostbusters star Ernie Hudson was a special guest. Attractions included a variety of Ghostbusters-themed happenings, such as an Afterlife screening and a Q&A, which unexpectedly gave us a bit more insight into the upcoming video game. When asked if he would take part in another Ghostbusters video game, Hudson said: I just got an e-mail, because we’re doing another video game. They’re scheduling it now to do the recording, and I’m not too sure who going to do it, I know me and Danny (Dan Aykroyd), I think. I’m not sure about Billy (Bill Murray) will do anything on it. So, there will be another video game.” Hudson added, “When they’ll bring it out, I don’t know, but it’s definitely happening.” Hudson also talked about the approval process of his likeness, saying: They’ve been sending me prototypes of the character to get the image right, which they seem to have a hard time somehow creating my image. It’s so weird to me that they can get Bill Murray, and Dan Aykroyd, and Harold Ramis to look exactly like they look, but I end up looking like Eddie Murphy or somebody.” When it comes to any further details surrounding the game, Hudson admitted that aside from his involvement, he doesn’t know much about the storyline or plot. Holy smokes, a new Ghostbusters game would definitely be welcome! I thoroughly enjoyed Afterlife and have a lot of the Ghostbusters video games. A new game for the new consoles could be amazing as it looks like they’re doing it right by getting the original actors.
  6. Developer Livestream just started at https://www.twitch.tv/illfonic
  7. Preorders now up. Preorder bonuses just give early to access to playable ghosts and other items. Interestingly there’s a higher priced Collector’s Edition but no details yet on everything it contains. Standard edition, digital - $39.99 Standard edition, physical - $39.99 Collector’s Edition, physical - $69.99 Physical edition bonuses above + ??? C.E. cover art likely placeholder as it’s the same as the standard edition cover.
  8. Will make revenge Kato first priority using this tip. And the rest of the revenge characters will still cycle after server closure?
  9. Horror Games Roundup from the last ~60 days (In time order to show what happened when) A bunch of new horror game announcements this round but surprisingly, not many announced for the soon-coming spooky season. With Halloween just two and half months away, there's only been a couple titles announced for release in the Fall and a couple with October launches. None specifically mentioned Halloween. Until now! Excellent survival horror The Beast Inside has been announced for Halloween '22. The next scheduled roundup due mid-October should be interesting. Maybe we'll see a lot more games with October or Halloween launches. The best time of the year is near! June NEW: DreadOut 2 added. Two years after releasing on PC, players will see a port of the Asian and picture-taking third person survival horror on July 20th. NEW: Bloodwash added. Revealed at the Puppet Combo Direct Show and releasing Fall '22. Puppet Combo's old school vibes are charming and this first person survival horror set in a laundromat is no exception. Get ready for retro laundry terror! Fobia: St. Dinfna Hotel released. Moved to archive The Chant article 3 and video 2 added. We see what the story is about and some creature designs. The Chant is looking fantastic. Daymare: 1994 Sandcastle release date change. It slipped out of it's Early '22 release window and is now targeting sometime this year. NEW: SENSEs: Midnight added. The sequel to Sense: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story is out on PC and planning a console launch but nothing announced yet. The Dark Pictures Anthology: The Devil in Me release date (Fall '22), article 3, and video 2 added. July Last Days of Lazarus added to different genre games list Inscryption added to different genre games list MADiSON released. Moved to archive Ad Infinitum consoles (PS4, PS5), release date (April 20, 2023), article 2, and video 2 added NEW: Yomawari: Lost in the Dark added. This third person isometric and animated ghost tale is the third in the series and is releasing Oct. 25th and Oct. 28th, depending on the region. NEW: Untitled Single Player, Action-Horror Aliens Game from Survios added. We know this will be a new storyline set between the Alien and Aliens films, who the developer is, and that it's being built in Unreal Engine 5 but that's about it. It sounds promising but we need more information. Kona II: Brume added to different genre games list Paradize Project added to different genre games list. This one stands out because it's from the team behind the How to Survive series and it pretty much looks like what How to Survive 3 would look like. If you like zombies and survival aspects, the HtS games are good fun. Especially when played in co-op. This one's due out next year for PS5. DreadOut 2 released. Moved to archive August White Day: A Labyrinth Named School release date added. The PS5 version of the creepy, Korean chase-and-hide horror game will be releasing September 8, '22. NEW: Outbreak: Shades of Horror. The typically underwhelming Outbreak series is getting a big boost with this new title. It's the team's biggest and most ambitious game yet. You can toggle first person, third person, or retro-style fixed camera modes. It is coming to PS5, will have online and offline co-op, and they are launching a Kickstarter here on August 31st. Sherlock Holmes The Awakened added to different genre games list. Sherlock Holmes games developer, Frogwares, will be remaking their 2007 title from the ground up. It's coming to PS4 and PS5 in 2023. Early art and video of this Lovecraftian adventure looks amazing. As of right now, there is a Kickstarter campaign underway here and they have raised $174K of their $72K goal with 19 days to go. Two stretch goals have been unlocked, including the option to play as Dr. Watson. They are seeking additional funding due to the hardships of developing in Ukraine and the war with Russia. NEW: Alone in the Dark added. This remake of the 1992 PC title went from rumored to confirmed in a matter of days. In early August, a German website stated a new Alone in the Dark was to be revealed soon. Then it was expected to be revealed at the THQ Nordic showcase on August 12th and a leak with screenshots appeared a day prior. It was one of the first games shown in the showcase and it looks good. The Alone in the Dark series is one of the first survival horror games (as we know them) and set the standard for games like Resident Evil and Silent Hill. Newer titles in the long running series panned but early titles were decent and important for the survival horror genre as a whole. Hoping for the best with the remake. NEW: The Beast Inside added. This port of the highly regarded 2019 first person survival horror game for PC is due out Halloween '22 and is coming to PS4 and PS5. Consoles were always a goal, ever since the Kickstarter in early 2018. It released on PC and enjoyed success there but there was no word on the console versions. Finally, just recently, the team announced that console versions are coming Halloween. The Beast Inside has great graphics and an intriguing story line that gives the ability to play as two different protagonists in two different timelines. Also, fans of period pieces will enjoy playing as the character from the old times. It was really immersive. See you in October!
  10. All the upcoming horror games coming to a PlayStation console. I was watching new trailers for Sons of the Forest and Wronged Us and they got me excited for the future of horror games and inspired me to make a list of upcoming horror games. People that know me know I am a horror junkie with a soft spot for the genre and I like making lists, so this came naturally. Figured it would be good way to keep tabs on everything. Some of these games are highly anticipated by me and maybe you will find something here to get excited about as well. I'll keep the list updated and only include games releasing on a PlayStation console. Titles are listed in alphabetical order with an emphasis on ones that are coming soon. Videos are in spoiler tags and are listed oldest to newest if there are multiple videos. Articles are also numbered oldest to newest. By checking the archive at the bottom of the post you can see all the recently released horror games. I would love to hear about upcoming horror games missing from this list that you may know of. With the year coming to a close, let's see what we have to look forward to in 2022 and beyond! Confirmed or Announced Ad Infinitum | PS4, PS5 | April 20, 2023 First person survival horror in a WWI setting Article 1 | Article 2 Re-Reveal Trailer: Gameplay Trailer: Alan Wake II | PS5 | 2023 Third person survival horror; Sequel to Alan Wake (2010) Article 1 | Article 2 PNSProfiles Topic Reveal Announcement Trailer: Alone in the Dark | PS5 | Release Date TBA Third person survival horror; Remake of 1992 PC title Article PSNProfiles Topic Announcement Trailer: Trailer and gameplay: The Beast Inside | PS4, PS5 | Halloween 2022 (Coming Soon) First person survival horror; Port of the 2019 PC title Official website Steam PC store page PSNProfiles Topic Two trailer compilation: Bloodwash | Consoles TBD | Fall 2022 (Coming Soon) Low poly, retro PS1-style first person survival horror from Puppet Combo; Port of the 2021 PC title Article PSNProfiles Topic Trailer: Buried in Ice | Consoles TBD | Release Date TBA Survival horror/RPG inspired by the film The Thing Article 1 | Article 2 PSNProfiles Topic Announcement Trailer: The Callisto Protocol | PS5 | December 2, 2022 Third person sci-fi survival horror from the creator of Dead Space Article 1 | Article 2 | Article 3 PSNProfiles Topic Cinematic Trailer Reveal: Schofield Cut Extended Trailer Reveal: Gameplay Captured on Next Gen Hardware: The Chant | PS5 | Fall 2022 (Coming Soon) Third person psychedelic horror Article 1 | Article 2 | Article 3 Teaser Trailer: Story Trailer: Chasing Static | PS4, PS5 | Release Date TBA (Previously Q1 2022) Retro PS1-style first person psychological horror Article 1 | Article 2 Gameplay Reveal: Release Date Trailer: Dark Fracture | PS4, PS5 | Late 2022 First person psychological cosmic horror Article Prologue Trailer: Teaser #2: The Dark Pictures Anthology: The Devil in Me | PS4, PS5 | Fall 2022 (Coming Soon) Third person interactive drama horror; Fourth title in series and the season one finale Article 1 | Article 2 | Article 3 PSNProfiles Topic Announcement Trailer: Story Trailer: Daymare: 1994 Sandcastle | PS4, PS5 | 2022 (Previously Early 2022) RE2 inspired third person survival horror; Prequel to Daymare: 1998 (2019) Official Website Article PSNProfiles Topic 1 | PSNProfiles Topic 2 Official Announcement Trailer: Official Demo Trailer: Dead Space Remake | PS5 | January 27, 2023 Third person horror/action; Remake of 2008 PS3/XBox 360/PC title Article 1 | Article 2 | Article 3 | Article 4 PNSProfiles Topic 1 | PSNProfiles Topic 2 Teaser Trailer: Early Development Livestream: Dying: 1983 | PS5 first, PS4 after | Release Date TBA (Previously February 17, 2022 for PS5; TBA for PS4) First person horror/puzzle; Sequel to Dying: Reborn (2018) Article Gamescom 2021 Gameplay Trailer: Hello Neighbor 2 | PS4, PS5 | December 6, 2022 First person survival horror/stealth; Sequel to Hello Neighbor (2017) Article Devlog 2: Layers of Fears | PS5 | Early 2023 First person psychological horror; new entry in the Layers of Fear series; Being built in Unreal Engine 5 Article 1 | Article 2 Teaser: Official Reveal Trailer (2022): Lust from Beyond: M Edition | PS4 | Release Date TBA First person erotic horror; Censored and narrative version of the AO rated title; Sequel to Lust from Darkness (2018) Article PSNProfiles Topic Reveal Trailer: Luto | PS4, PS5 | 2022 PT-like first person psychological horror Article Teaser: Outbreak: Shades of Horror | PS5 | Release Date TBA Interchangeable first person, third person, and retro fixed camera survival horror with online and offline co-op; Newest entry in the Outbreak series Official website Kickstarter page Article Reveal Trailer: Paranoid | PS5 | Release Date TBA First person survival horror Article Official Madnight Trailer: Quantum Error | PS5 first, PS4 after | Release Date TBA First person cosmic horror/FPS Article 1 | Article 2 | Article 3 Announcement Teaser: Gamescom 2020 Trailer: Story Teaser: A Quiet Place | Consoles TBD | 2022 "Experience an untold story of survival in the A Quiet Place universe" Article 1 | Article 2 PSNProfiles Topic Resident Evil 4 | PS5, PSVR2 (Optional) | March 24, 2023 Third person survival horror; Originally a 2005 GameCube title. Has been ported, remastered, and released on numerous consoles since Article 1 | Article 2 | Article 3 PSNProfiles Topic 1 | PSNProfiles Topic 2 State of Play June 2022 Announcement Trailer: Resident Evil Village | PSVR2 | Release Date TBA First person survival horror; PSVR2 port of the 2021 PS4/PS5 title Article State of Play June 2022 Teaser Trailer: Saint Kotar | PS4, PS5 | October 14, 2022 (Coming Soon) Point and click psychological horror/adventure Kickstarter page Article 1 | Article 2 Signalis | PS4 | October 27, 2022 (Coming Soon) Retro-style third person cosmic survival horror; "Inspired by classics of the genre like Silent Hill and Resident Evil" Article Official Release Date Trailer: System Shock Remake | PS4, PS5 | 2022 First person horror/FPS; Remake of 1994 PC title Kickstarter page Article PSNProfiles Topic Pre-Alpha Gameplay Trailer: Official Teaser Trailer: From SHODAN with Hate Trailer: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Game | PS5 | Release Date TBA 3v4 asymmetrical multiplayer based off the 1974 film; From Gun Media, the creators of Friday the 13th: The Game Official website Article 1 | Article 2 | Article 3 PSNProfiles Topic Official Trailer: Official Game vs. Film Comparison Trailer: Unrated Gameplay Trailer [4K]: Untitled Single Player, Action-Horror Aliens Game from Survios | Consoles TBD | Release Date TBA "Thrilling original storyline set between the Alien and Aliens films"; From the developer of Creed: Rise to Glory and Big Rumble Boxing: Creed Champions; Built using Unreal Engine 5 Article PSNProfiles Topic Untitled Firesprite PS5 AAA Horror Game | PS5 | Release Date TBA From the developer of The Persistence; Firesprite recently became a Sony studio; Built using Unreal Engine 5 Article The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners - Chapter 2: Retribution | PS4, PS5, PSVR, PSVR2 | Late 2022 for PS4, 2023 for PS5 First person survival horror/FPS; Sequel to 2020 PSVR & PC VR title Article State of Play June 2022 Announce Trailer: White Day: A Labyrinth Named School | PS5 | September 8, 2022 (Coming Soon) Third person survival horror; PS5 version of the 2017 remake Article NSW, PS5 & XBX|S Announcement Trailer: Yomawari: Lost in the Dark | PS4 | October 25, 2022 (NA) and October 28, 2022 (EU & Oceania) (Coming Soon) Third person isometric survival horror; Third title in the Yomawari series Article Ghost trailer: Rumored, likely, or has console plans but consoles TBD Alien: Isolation 2 [RUMOR] Article PSNProfiles Topic Conscript | Consoles TBD | Release Date TBA Top down survival horror in a WWI setting Official website Steam PC store page Kickstarter page Reveal Trailer: Official Extended Gameplay Trailer: The Dark Pictures Anthology: Season 2 | Consoles TBD | Release Dates TBA Third person interactive drama horror Titles: “The Dark Pictures: The Craven Man“ “The Dark Pictures Presents: O Death“ “The Dark Pictures: Directive 8020“ “The Dark Pictures: Intercession“ “The Dark Pictures: Winterfold“ Article PSNProfiles Topic The Outlast Trials | Consoles TBD | 2022 (PC) First person survival horror with co-op multiplayer & a single player mode; Outlast series spinoff Article 1 | Article 2 PSNProfiles Topic 1 | PSNProfiles Topic 2 Teaser Trailer: Gamescom 2021 Gameplay Reveal: Overdose [RUMOR] Rumored to be a new horror game from Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions Article PSNProfiles Topic SENSEs: Midnight | Consoles TBD | Release Date TBA (Available on PC) Third person survival horror; Sequel to Sense: A Cyberpunk Ghost Story (2020) Article Announcement Trailer (Steam): Silent Hill 2 Remake [RUMOR] It is rumored Konami is planning three Silent Hill games, including a PS5 exclusive remake of Silent Hill 2 being developed by Bloober Team. Four screenshots were leaked and immediately hit with a DMCA and forced removal Article PSNProfiles Topic Slitterhead | Consoles TBD | 2023 Third person "Horror Action-Adventure game" from the creator of Silent Hill Article 1 | Article 2 | Article 3 PSNProfiles Topic Teaser Trailer: Sons of the Forest | Consoles TBD | October, 2022 (PC) First person horror/survival; Sequel to The Forest (2018) Steam PC store page Article 1 | Article 2 Reveal Trailer: Exclusive Official Release Date Trailer: Tormentor | PS5 | Release Date TBA Third person torture themed horror Article 1 | Article 2 Official Trailer: Official Manhunt Gameplay: Wronged Us | Consoles TBD | 2023 Third person open world survival horror inspired by Silent Hill, Dark Souls, and Resident Evil Official website with FAQs Article PSNProfiles Topic Teaser Trailer: Gameplay Teaser: Stalled, less likely to release, or has not received updates Abandoned | PS5 | 2022 (Prologue Chapter releases ahead of full game) First person cinematic horror/survival PlayStation Blog Article | Article 2 PSNProfiles Topic Announcement Teaser: Introduction Trailer from the Abandoned Realtime Experience PS5 App: Borneo: A Jungle Nightmare | PS4, PS5 | Release Date TBA 2D point and click graphic adventure; "Spiritual successor of Cannibal" with involvement from the Cannibal Holocaust director Article Announcement Trailer: Do Not Open | PS4, PSVR (Required) | New Release Date TBA (Previously 2021) First person horror/puzzle Article Teaser: Ghosts | PS4 | New Release Date TBA (Previously February 22, 2022) Live action horror Kickstarter page PSNProfiles Topic Official Announcement Trailer: Once Upon a Time in Roswell | Consoles TBD | Release Date TBA First person psychological horror Steam PC store page Trailer: PAX West 2019 Reveal Trailer: Opus Castle | PS4, PS5 | Release Date TBA First person horror/adventure Steam PC store page PS4 Trophy list Trailer: Project Nightmares Case 36: Henrietta Kedward | Consoles TBD | Release Date TBA (Available on PC) First person procedurally generated survival horror Steam PC store page Article Official Trailer 2021: Upcoming different genre games with horror themes/elements Atomic Heart | PS4, PS5 | Late 2022 BioShock 4/BioShock: Isolation | PS5 | 2022 Inscryption | PS4, PS5 | August 30, 2022 (Coming Soon) Kona II: Brume | PS4, PS5 | 2023 Last Days of Lazarus | PS5 | Late 2022 Paradize Project | PS5 | 2023 Resident Evil Re:Verse | PS4, PS5 | 2022 Ripout | PS5 | 2022 Sherlock Holmes The Awakened | PS4, PS5 | 2023 The Signifier: Director's Cut | PS4, PS5 | TBA Sker Ritual | PS5 | Late 2022 S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl | PS5 | TBA TAPE: Unveil the Memories | PS5 | Fall 2022 (Coming Soon) -List End- I typically update the list once or twice a month (depending on the amount of news) and post a roundup of the news every other month, in the middle of the month. I don't include the different genre game updates in the roundups (only the initial addition and archiving of a title) but details for those are updated in the background and they will still have the latest info. This has been quite a project and takes a lot of time but well worth it for the genre many love, even though it does feel niche sometimes. Long live Horror. Credits - Thank you to the following contributors! Ptirle Conscript addition Changelog: Archive: Bonus:
  11. Get the original trilogy on GOG for a paltry 6 bucks to see early roots of the survival horror genre. They set the standard for games like Resident Evil and Silent Hill. Just stay away from the films, they are very bad. The new title is expected to be revealed at the THQ Nordic showcase later today
  12. After three long years, horror game The Beast Inside is coming to consoles. Announced for PS4/PS5 this Halloween per their social media pages. This was a pleasant surprise and finally a Halloween game announcement. If you haven’t heard about The Beast Inside, it is an excellent first-person indie survival horror where you play as two characters in two separate timelines. It’s very scary and has great graphics.
  13. Does anyone if a physical version of this is available anywhere? Have not found much online nor about the company, only that they helped with Elden Ring. Also, the $49.99 price is wrong for this game. On the dev’s Discord they said it’s $34.99 on Steam, there was an error on PlayStation’s end, and are working on a fix it to get it in line with the Steam price. That’s according to comments in the video below and who knows how much stock can put into that happening. I have been pretty excited for this since it was shown at a State of Play a few months ago. It’s like a PowerStone and King of the Monsters mashup. (Still waiting for PowerStone on a modern console, Capcom). The campaign is short but still might be worth it for the right price. Especially if it is a pricing error! Here’s that video review. They gave it a 7. IGN also gave it a 7 so it doesn’t sound like a flop. If like me and the content is down your alley, this could be a lot of fun. Just hoping for a physical version or possible price drop. Edit: It happened. A day later and the price has been adjusted. It is now $35.49. Hopefully it’s a permanent price drop and not a limited time sale price.
  14. New trailer. It looks great. The more I see of this, the more I want.
  15. There are private matches so as long as trophies can be earned that way, could make a session and it wouldn’t be too bad. 5 in a row might be rough otherwise.
  16. The 00’s were very good. Don’t even have to go back to 90’s. Could buy a game, some DLC, and have some fun, carefree gaming. The last decade which I think he’s referring to, the 2010’s til now is for the most part, where we got loot boxes, season passes, mtx, pay to win, live service games, always online requirements, de-emphasis of physical copies, lack of single player modes, worry about server shutdowns, yadda yadda. While you can’t live in the past, ya gotta admit gaming was less worrisome in the past.
  17. Love that MTV trophy. A reference to the first music video they played. There’s some other fun throwbacks in the list. Have had this preordered since March but recently found out the physical is delayed til Sept. I’m so bummed.
  18. Do not have experience with the games in that video but do remember the first time being introduced to grindy achievements/trophies. It was the Seriously achievement from Gears of War 1 then they outdid themselves and created the granddaddy of grind with the Seriously 3.0 achievement for Gears 3. It was so bad it was comical. I think it was a 1000 hour plus grind.
  19. Haven’t played original so was excited to try this. Then bummed to hear they made changes because of the legal disputes with Ms Pac Man. It prob doesn’t affect the game much but this has apparently upset some fans of the original and it bothers me when games are changed, or worse, censored. Originally reported by VGC.
  20. Special Reserve hosting the PS5 physical edition preorders from Aug. 11 to Dec. 11.
  21. Game is listed at Amazon UK and the product description provides some interesting details. Casino battle royale, unsanctioned lights out, exploding barbed wire death match, and other match types are mentioned as well as tag team maneuvers and online co-op. Time will tell whether all this makes it in the game but it kinda lets us see what they have planned. Amazon UK store page Edit: listing was pulled from store. Here’s the Fightful article with the summary. Another store listing at Xtralife has popped up with further details. It mentions having 40 different weapons, daily challenges, and displays new screenshots with Thunder Rosa, Abadon, Yuka Sakazaki, and the HUD. Also a potential cover featuring CM Punk, Britt, Kenny, Moxley, and Jade.
  22. The upcoming AEW game officially has a name. Confirmed by Tony Khan at last night’s Rampage taping, where they recorded the audience for the game’s crowd noise. A story mode is planned and I hope we get unique match types they have on tv like dog collar, blood and guts, Texas death match, etc. The game has been in development for a while now and no release date has been given. They are targeting this September but next year or beyond seems more realistic. It is being developed by the established wrestling game developer Yukes and inspired by WWF No Mercy gameplay. Hideyuki Iwashita, the director of classic wrestling games WWF No Mercy and Def Jam Vendetta is also involved. Coming to PS4 & PS5 and it will have cross-platform gameplay. Are there any other AEW fans here that are looking forward to this?
  23. A good and proper list. Shame part 1 didn’t get the same treatment. If Champions of Norrath could come over that would be the trifecta. Loved all those on ps2.
  24. Went the same route as Viper. I have a WD Black P10 5TB. Costs a little over $100 and there’s a cheaper 2TB model. Just move the PS5 games back to internal storage and you can still play PS4 games from it without moving them. Internal SSD technology is still expensive. Figure the HDD will be fine and maybe in a few years the cost of SSD’s will come down. Am happy with the WD Black. It’s small, doesnt require an external power source, and the transferring of games back and forth is quick. Quicker than on the PS4 I noticed, definitely.
  25. Of course. Emergencies happen. Just saying in general, I would have planned, had free time then, and set that time aside for the session. In the end, one’s preference doesn’t matter because one can just make their own but BlindMango’s earlier post said it best-have it differentiated by it’s anytime start time and avoid that type if wanted.