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April2017

  • Interview Samuel Laflamme on Scoring Outlast II's Scares

    Sounding off

    Outlast II from Red Barrels is one of the most anticipated titles of the year. A follow-up to one of the best horror games we've had the chance to play, we got the chance to ask composer, Samuel Laflamme – who also scored Outlast, as well as the expansion, Whistleblower – a few questions about his process, how the soundscape for the...

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    PS4

    Review Outlast II

    Trial and terror

    If the original Outlast is considered a somewhat crude exploration of mental health and the challenges that society faces in understanding it, then its more ambitious successor is all about religion. Outlast II builds on the hide-and-seek format of its forebear, but it weaves the action around a narrative that goes to some decidedly...

March2017

  • News Outlast 2 Sprints from Danger 25th April on PS4

    Alone in the dark

    If last year was the year of deceased celebrities, then surely 2017 is the year of amazing video games. Everything seems to be exceeding expectations at the minute, and here's an opportunity for another hit: Outlast 2 releases on 25th April for the PlayStation 4. Red Barrels nonchalantly confirmed the date on Twitter moments ago,...

October2016

April2016

October2015

  • News Outlast 2 Will Be Your Hallowe'en Game Next Year

    Releases in Fall 2016 for PS4

    After confirming last year in an interview with Bloody Disgusting that Outlast 2 was in development, Red Barrels has released an announcement trailer that gives a release date of Fall 2016. We can't infer much from said trailer, but it does show a burning cross, which could be attributed to the original Outlast's Father...

October2014

May2014

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    PS4

    Review Outlast: Whistleblower

    Shhh

    Red Barrels’ excellent Outlast was one of the earlier PlayStation 4 indie releases, deploying at the start of the year to critical acclaim from many corners of the enthusiast press. Plotting a return to the survival horror format of old, the core campaign served up a tense survival horror affair that found you using a video camera to not only...

April2014

February2014

  • News Oh Boy, Petrifying PS4 Survival Horror Outlast Is Getting DLC

    The horror never ends

    If you fancy yourself a glutton for punishment, and you've access to an endless supply of clean undergarments, then we're delighted to inform you that utterly terrifying survival horror Outlast will be receiving downloadable content. Positioned as a prologue to the main story, the Whistleblower pack will see you playing as...

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    PS4

    Review Outlast

    Corpse on camera

    Outlast is the first title from Red Barrels, a Canadian developer founded by industry veterans. It also happens to be an absolutely cracking debut. Originally released on the PC in September of last year, the survival horror has shuffled onto the PlayStation 4, where it’s available as a free PlayStation Plus download at the time...

January2014

June2013

  • News Chew Your Nails Through Ten Minutes of Outlast Footage on PS4

    Prepare to jump

    Between the upcoming The Evil Within and Daylight, the PlayStation 4 is already shaping up to be a particularly petrifying haunted home for survival horror. Outlast – the upcoming scare ‘em up from Red Barrels – looks poised to add to that, serving up a terrifying first-person jaunt through an abandoned asylum. This gameplay...