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Posts tagged “Supermassive Games”

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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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…

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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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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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Games Are Cool – Dr Who: The Eternity Clock

"Is there anything you like about Christmas?" wondered my significant other last night, after I'd just expelled another long moan about the hassle of the holiday season. I didn't have to think for long. "Yes!" I exclaimed, confidently. "There's usually an episode of Dr Who on." For, despite the good Doctor's televisual output being what I would generously describe as 'uneven', it pushes most of…

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