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Game, Trailer, Upcoming Games

Recently I was thinking about the lack of horror games that have been out lately. I remember a massive surge of games last year or the year before ( who even knows) where loads of titles were being released like Until Dawn, Evil Within, Outlast, Silent Hill P.T, Remasters of Resident Evil 2 and Alien Isolation (and many many more).

I feel  there must always be a good horror game that will be released each year but this year i haven’t really seen any to be honest but fear not people…there are some awesome titles on the way which are going to blow previous titles out the water!!

Speaking of a good horror game on its way, i will have to mention this incredible new game called Perception!!

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It is a narrative driven horror games focusing on a protagonist, who is a blind woman named Cassie. She navigates her way around this very old and haunted house using echolocation (WHICH IS BRILLIANT). I cant believe this is a concept no one had attempted before (and if it has been attempted, why haven’t more people done it). What makes a horror games successful in my eyes, is really keeping that element of surprise and making the player fear the unknown and not know what could be lurking around the corner.

The echolocation features add more fear and that excellent bit of restriction that you need in a horror game to keep you on your toes and alert at all times.

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It is also a big break from the norm in most narratives that seem to just go for the completely fit male who is just running around trying to run away from some made haunted character in a strange house. This small change to the protagonist makes perception a whole different game changer in the survival horror world and is definitely something i cant wait to see implemented in other games.

I feel the echolocation will opens your eyes in a strange way when playing the game, it makes you realise how many things around can make a sound and shows sound in a form that we don’t really acknowledge, compared to other games that is purely just added for abit of effect here and there.

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With Bill Gardner (Bioshock,Bioshock Infinite) being Lead Designer on this game, I just have a good feeling they are really going to master the creepy element of this game and also a very in depth narrative that will have our heads twisting and turning whilst playing the game.

From what i have heard about the game, Cassie travels through the house and is almost exploring it through time and learning different things about this house as she goes along but what she soon discovers, is that there is a big baddie called presence i believe (or something along those lines) which is more or less an urban myth or legend with in the town but she soon learns very differently.

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The antagonist comes across as more of a haunted house rather than a specific human character, the house seems to react to Cassie as she explores it further and the more she makes noise, the more the house will go mad and react to her in different way, like making noises or sending certain entity type things after her.

FINAL (ish) VERDICT

Although this isn’t a complete review because i haven’t seen the final game yet, i am so excited for this game and feel the right people are behind it to really bring out the full potential of this concept and idea. Not only will it really set a high bar for just the creativity in survival horror games, i feel it will be one of those games that people will differently remember and enjoy time and time again. I look forward to the final release of the game and hope it does incredible well!!

CHECK OUT THE TRAILER HERE

Rating:

3.5/5

Developers:The Deep End Games

Release: 2016

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The Troy Baker Revolution

Game, Game Reviews

It is coming guys!!

The Troy Baker Revolution!!

Every games company want him and he is literally in every game that does well in the industry.

He is multi talented actor that can make any game win awards with his perfectly pitched voice and brilliant acting capabilities.

Let’s see what games he is already taking over the world with:

The Last of Us
Joel
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What a brilliant title this was. Naughty Dog producing making another great title for those Playstation fans.

Not only did you fall in love with Joel, you really felt his pain and who he was just through his voice and his mannerisms.

Thanks to the a excellent work of Troy Baker of course this game was incredible and something I would play time and time again.

Bioshock
Booker DeWitt

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On his quest to pay his debt, Troy really plays this character well. With the Texas accent long gone he takes on Booker with much power and strength.

I don’t think I could ever imagine Booker being voice by any other individual than Baker himself. He gets the perfect husky, deep voice that isn’t so cray husky like Batman but deep and sexy enough to voice any motivated and devoted man.

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor
Talion

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This game really caught of guard, in terms of my Troy Baker radar. I really did like the voice acting in the game but I literally had no idea it was him. From now on I am literally going to be convinced that any voice that I find appealing in a game must be Mr Troy Baker.

It must of been fate for me to find him in Shadow of Mordor because I really had no plan to check out this game but I just thought why not and now it just confirms to me that Troy Baker is officially taking over the gaming world.

Infamous: Second Son
Delsin

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This was the game that really showed the abilities of Troy. Going from the typical Texan to a confident and sassy dude with powers was something he seemed to do very easily. Some wouldn’t of even recognised it was Troy until they checked the credits.

Batman:Arkham Origins
Joker

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I haven’t played this game yet but I have heard Mr Baker did a great job with this one once again. I think any actor thinking of taking on any role in the Batman series is always a risky decision. The Batman franchise is so massive and there is a lot resting on such a big and precious franchise and I have been told Troy did it justice.

TROYS NEXT TAKE OVER:

Far Cry 4
Pagan Min

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Probably one of the most anticipated games in 2014, it only seemed right to cast Troy Baker. As the voice of the Villain who seem quite bad ass and evil this year I can’t wait to see how Troy does.

With Far Cry 3 being so successful, I think people are looking forward to seeing what the next instalment has to offer. With the idea of mounting elephants and seeing pretty tigers in beautiful landscapes will be something that I am genuinely looking forward to.

But until next time guys. Let’s see what Troy does next!!