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The Dark Pictures Anthology - Man Of Medan

Man Of Medan review

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2 months ago

The Dark Pictures Anthology’s witchy second chapter is delayed

Until Dawn developers Supermassive Games today announced that they're delaying the second chapter of The Dark Pictures Anthology, Little Hope. The realities of a 200-person team working from home mean yeah, bit of a hold-up. Previously due this summer, the second of their eight interactive horror stories is now expected in the autumn. Hey, that's a far more fitting season for unsuspecting college students to…

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4 months ago

The next Dark Pictures Anthology episode tackles wicked witches this summer

Interactive horror series The Dark Pictures Anthology plunged into the depths of the ocean in its first episode Man Of Medan. The next horrific tale is headed to somewhere in small town North America to get tangled up in the spooky history of witch hunting. A new trailer hints at some of the dark forces at play: dark magic, religious fervor, and maybe actual demons?…

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8 months ago

Man Of Medan’s Friend’s Pass is an oddly limited way to share the horror

Like most horror flicks, The Dark Pictures Anthology - Man Of Medan is better with friends. Starting this week, Medan owners are getting a new Friend's Pass, letting you invite one special friend onto the virtual couch to share the scares together over the next two months. It's a one-time-use key, so you'll have to pick your partner carefully, but what better way could there…

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9 months ago

Feature: GPUs and HDR explained

What graphics card do I need for HDR and what PC games support it?

HDR on PC hasn't improved much in 2019. Despite there being more HDR gaming monitors than ever before, the very best gaming monitors for HDR continue to be quite expensive compared to non-HDR monitors, and the situation around Windows 10 support for it is still a bit of a mess. However, provided you're willing to fight through all that, then the next step on your path to…

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12 months ago

Feature: Fool fathom five

Man Of Medan review

The difference between horror and comedy is largely a matter of timing. For example, when Alex was caught in a storm with his hands tied, trying to dodge sudden flying objects was frightening. A second later, when I realised one of the objects was a frying pan, I determined that my next playthrough would involve a lot of amusing bruises for him.The Dark Pictures Anthology:…

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1 year ago

Feature: A horror shared is a horror halved?

Man Of Medan lets you share the horror with a friend (or four)

I recently went to see Man Of Medan, the new narrative horror game from the makers of Until Dawn. I went in expecting spooks, and came out knowing all about their two new co-op modes. One is Shared Story mode, which is played online and sees you and another friend taking control of different characters in the story to help each other out - or…

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2 years ago

Until Dawn devs bringing Dark Pictures Anthology to PC

After a stretch of making PlayStation-exclusive games, Supermassive Games will bring their next horror story to PC. Today they announced The Dark Pictures, an anthology of standalone branching cinematic horror games which will start next year with a trip to a spooky ghost ship in Man Of Medan. I played their 2015 game Until Dawn with the flatmate on PS4, going in expecting David Cage-style…

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