Posts Tagged ‘Deadly Premonition’

Deadly Premonition creator Swery starts own studio, White Owls

Hidetaka ‘Swery’ Suehiro, the mastermind behind bestworstbest game Deadly Premontion, has started his own studio. He left longtime home Access Games in 2016 after being away for a year’s convalesce, and apparently he’s not going back. His new studio is White Owls, based in Osaka. Though their first game is still under wraps, Swery says they’ll be making more weird, scary, dreamy, funny games. That’s exactly what I want to hear. Oh, and of course Swery’s using this freedom to deliver voice messages from his stuffed monkey partner, Sharapova, and absolutely you can buy an official wall clock with Swery’s bum and his Sharapova ‘tattoo’. Read the rest of this entry »

Deadly Premonition Creator Swery Leaves Studio

Hidetaka ‘Swery’ Suehiro, the mastermind behind Deadly Premonition, is retiring from Access Games. He’d been on sabbatical for almost a year while recovering from illness, but today announced he’s properly leaving. His future plans are hazy but I do hope he’s well and I’ll keep an eye on what he does. Deadly Premonition is wonky at best, and really buggy on PC, but has such heart and embodies such warmth that I adore it and think very fondly of him. He’s a certified Buddhist priest, you know. Read the rest of this entry »

The Most Frustrating Bug I Ever Encountered

The most frustrating bug I ever encountered isn’t actually from a PC game but the PC hasn’t been immune from frustrations. One notable jerk of a game is actually my beloved Deadly Premonition.

Even after trying to fix a bunch of its problems I encountered this huge pain in the ass bug which looked like it was going to prevent me from finishing the final fight because of clipping issues. Ultimately I “fixed” it but the fix was that in between QTE button mashing I was also having to repeatedly press Esc to rescue my character from inside the scenery where he was trapped.

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Pip’s Games Of The Year Those Other Guys Missed

We made our list for Games of the Year or Bestest Bests or Advent Calendars or whatever it was but some of my candidates were missed off the list for NO GOOD REASON WHATSOEVER. I mean, fine, some of them were console games and some of them are from the wrong year but they’re still games that were good this year and I still want to highlight them. Read on for gory janitorial duties, party crypts and the end of Dinklebot. I’ve also included a link or two in case you wanted to read a bit more about those games :)

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Deadly Premonition Designer’s D4 Coming To PC

D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die is an episodic adventure directed by Hidetaka Suehiro, who you may know as SWERY, creator of Deadly Premonition, gaming’s very own Marmite. I hate Marmite and you can figure out how I feel about Deadly Premonition by reading my review.

Last time I read about D4, SWERY had mentioned poor sales and fans were trying to help with promotion. Exclusive to Xbox Uno, the game released without any fanfare and then withered on the vine. I remember thinking a PC port might help and now, here we are.

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Have You Played… Deadly Premonition?

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Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

Are you willing to gamble £1.99 on a game you might very well loathe? If so, head on over to Steam and buy Deadly Premonition in the sale. It is wonky, it is ugly, it is weird, it is slow, its port is awful, and it is charming, it is exciting, it is weird, it is funny, and it is one of my favourite games.

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Memories Of Madness: Midnight Nowhere

I’m here to share a story about one of the worst games I’ve ever played and I’m here to try and understand why it’s stayed in my head for almost a decade, despite having no redeemable features whatsoever. I’m here to share Midnight Nowhere with you all and I hope you can forgive me.

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