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Resident Evil 4 Remake datamine points towards Separate Ways DLC

Plus, we might now know who’s playable in the upcoming Mercenaries mode. Some datamines for Resident Evil 4 Remake seem to suggest that Separate Ways DLC might be on the way, as well as showing off who’s playable in the upcoming Mercenaries mode. Resident Evil 4 Remake released last week, and already people are datamining the game to find out what’s coming next. As spotted by Eurogamer, and shared on Twitter by Resident Evil Central, dataminer Gosetsu found a folder titled “_anotherorder,” as well as files related to the recent Chainsaw demo and the upcoming Mercenaries mode. For context, in…

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The Layers of Fear remake will not have that baby running into a wall

While it was considered as an easter egg, the game’s much-memed endless child wipeout has been removed from the canvas. The infamous scene of a ghost baby running full speed into a wall from the original Layers of Fear will not be in the upcoming series remake. This comes via Damian Kocurek, creative director at Anshar Studios, the studio handling the remake in collaboration with Bloober Team. He sat down to chat about the game with me at the tail end of GDC this week. Watch the trailer for the Layers of Fear Remake here! The game, a frankly impressive…

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Resident Evil 4 Remake sets concurrent franchise record on Steam

Resident Evil 4 Remake is out today, and even with most people still at work, it is already doing well on Steam. According to SteamDB, Resident Evil 4 Remake has 140,240 concurrent users as of press time, and we expect the number to grow over the weekend. Compared to other Resident Evil games on Steam, the remake has set a new concurrent record compared to the previous holder Resident Evil Village with 106,631 users at its peak. With its release, Resident Evil 4 Remake is one of the top-selling games on Steam in the US at the moment. A remake…

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Somehow, the ultra-violent Winnie-the-Pooh horror movie is clearly inspired by Resident Evil 4 – here’s proof

As games come back around to influence film, it’s no surprise that Resi has influenced a horror film – but that doesn’t make it any less weird. Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey is a roaring carnival of witless bullshit. There are things in this movie which defy any sane classification: simply saying them out loud makes you seem as if you’re confessing to some crime or other. At about 15 separate points during the movie, your mind will whisper ‘can everyone else see this, or have I totally snapped? Am I dead?’. In the Silent Hill 2 remake, when James finds…

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Sons Of The Forest’s newest update adds a demon boss and nerfs cat food

How are you surviving in Sons Of The Forest? Perhaps you’ve become a self-sufficient blueberry empire, surviving off handfuls of fruit while cannibals knock at your door. Or maybe you’ve gone full Charlie Kelly, consuming tins of cat food found around the island. If so, it’s time for a diet cleanse. Sons Of The Forest’s newest patch adds a demon boss, a new cave system, and tons of other improvements. It’s also nerfing cat food, since it was overpowered and, well, are there actually any cats in the game? Read more

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Resident Evil 4 Remake’s Mercenaries mode will release in April

You’ll need to complete the main game first. Today is the day many of us have been waiting for, with Resident Evil 4 Remake now being out in the wilderness and available to play! Capcom has shared a shiny new launch trailer with fans, which also details when we can expect RE4’s Mercenaries mode to become available. Catch the Resident Evil launch trailer right here. For those not familiar with Mercenaries, it’s a game mode that’s often present in Resident Evil titles, which has you facing off against a horde. The goal? To kill as many gruesome enemies as possible…

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Resident Evil 4 remake: Steam Deck performance and best settings

The Resident Evil 4 remake is a mostly cool runner on desktops, and good news if you’re recently picked up a certain handheld PC in the sales: its Steam Deck performance is alright too. Maybe not to the battery-sipping, framerate-abundant extent of the very best Steam Deck games, but with the right settings, nu-Resi 4 can keep its burlap sacked head well above 30fps even in its most visually demanding scenes. Read more

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Nightdive Studios’ output and future projects will not be effected by Atari acquisition

In the first interview since the news last night, Nightdives’ director of Business breaks down the Atari deal. In the first interview following last night’s breaking news that Atari would be acquiring Nightdive Studios, Nightdive’s director of Business Development sat down and spoke to us about how this will affect the future of the retro-remaster studio. In short, it shouldn’t impact the output of the studio at all. “Part of the raison d’etre behind the deal was that Atari’s vision for Nightdive is: ‘we want you guys to keep on doing what you have been doing, only do more of…

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Hellblade 2 looks frighteningly real in new Unreal Engine 5 tech demo

Epic Games held their State Of Unreal presentation last night, where they talked about the new tech coming to Unreal Engine 5.2, unveiled Fortnite’s Creative 2.0 mode, and debuted new looks at upcoming UE5-developed games such as Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2. The first hack-and-slashing adventure already had pretty lifelike faces, but the spooky sequel is taking things a step further with some frighteningly realistic tech. Read more

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Episode 3 of Resident Evil 4 Remake’s anime spin-off is here, and it can’t get much better

Dr. Salvador’s time to shine. As we prepare for the release of Resident Evil 4 Remake, Capcom has been treating us to an adorably bizarre anime spin-off of Leon and Ashley’s adventure, called ‘Leon and the Mysterious Village.’ The third episode in the series, which comes from the talented folk at Nippon Animation, is titled “Help us, Old Man” and runs at just a few seconds longer than prior episodes, lasting one minute and two seconds. That said, these episodes are truly short but sweet, and fans – including myself – have been eager for more since the spin-off’s conception…

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Dune’s Oscar-nominated screenwriter is penning Netflix’s Gears Of War film

Netflix’s take on chonky soldiers vs. equally chonky underground aliens is, excuse me, gearing up. Last November, the streaming service announced plans to adapt Gears Of War’s chainsaw-swinging into an animated series and a live-action film. The latter has now tapped a writer. Jon Spaihts is the Oscar-nominated screenwriter behind Dune, Prometheus, and Doctor Strange, and he’s now writing the Gears Of War film, Netflix announced today. Read more

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Resident Evil 4 Remake’s anime spin-off gets a second episode

A promotional masterpiece. As we all prepare for the release of Resident Evil 4 Remake on Friday, Capcom is gearing us up with an array of short, minute-long anime episodes promoting the game. Today, we were privy to a second episode! The first episode of the show — coined ‘Leon and the Mysterious Village’ — debuted just a few days ago. The episode showed off a very confused Leon’s descent into the village, and later, his ascent into the stars with a bunch of Colmillos as he dies. It was bizarre, but honestly, very wholesome. Check out Episode 2 of…

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Tired of remakes? Check out this chunky PSX-style Dead Space Demake

Remakes are all the rage these days. It feels like every classic from Resident Evil 4 to Final Fantasy 7 is getting a shiny facelift, reimagining the polygonal blocks from yesteryear and turning them into scarily realistic blockbusters. But, every so often I get an itch. An itch to go back in time to my low-detail-graphics childhood, sitting on the floor, looking up at a squared CRT. And that’s what a good demake is for; specifically, the Dead Space Demake. Read more

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Check out Resident Evil 4 Remake’s short but sweet anime trailer

It’s an awfully cute take on Resident Evil 4. It’s safe to say that Capcom’s marketing for Resident Evil 4 Remake is well under way. After a horde of stellar reviews were shared last week, declaring the remake a complete success (our own 5/5 review included), Capcom has more under its sleeve to get players excited. Capcom, of course, knows full well the chokehold that Resident Evil 4 has over its fans, both old and new. As such, a short, but sweet anime trailer for the game has been released showing off fan-favourite characters in a more charming, whimsical scenario…