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'Silver Lining' is a new column from freelancer Taylor Cocke dedicated to pointing to the pieces that showed the most potential in recently released, bad games. Even in the mediocre, we can find a silver lining. Games tend to take death rather lightly. Characters die constantly, extra lives are col...

May 7th 2012 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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Konami's making sure NeverDead lives up to its name with the first downloadable content pack, available on February 21. "NeverDead Expansion Pack Volume 1" will let you try a new playable character and play co-op challenges with pop star Nikki Summerfield. The pack will also let you visit an expand...

February 8th 2012 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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Death and dismemberment are nothing new in the eternal battle between good and evil. As we are taught from a young age, the forces of evil are forever ravaged by those of good. Heads are severed, bodies split in twain, souls imprisoned. As a general rule, however, such terms are rarely applied to t...

January 31st 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Originally pegged for a February launch, Konami has pushed up the launch of Neverdead to January 31, 2012. The game, developed by Rebellion, was conceived by Shinta Nojiri, a game designer and director at Konami who has worked on several Metal Gear titles. Konami also revealed that DLC is planne...

December 1st 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Konami's media offerings at Gamescom include a new look at the upcoming Silent Hill: Downpour. After the break, you'll find a gallery full of new screens that are creepy, dark, atmospheric, and dark. Konami also included new screenshots of all three updated games in the Metal Gear Solid HD Colle...

August 18th 2011 at 2:40pm 0 Comments
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Developer Shinta Nojiri has said that he wanted to try and make NeverDead a game where the protagionist just couldn't die, and indeed, in my short time with the game here at Comic-Con, despite my best efforts, I just couldn't kill Bryce Boltzmann. Which isn't to say that I didn't try. I inflicte...

July 22nd 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Rebellion's supernatural action title, NeverDead, has a unique hook: Its main character can fight even when his limbs have been severed. Part Devil May Cry, Bayonetta and even Dead to Rights, it also seems to share Splatterhouse's sphincter fixation. It's all pieced together in these new screens.

April 12th 2011 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
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We haven't seen hide nor hair nor severed chunk of Rebellion's wild-looking NeverDead for months. Now, on the eve (of the eve of) Halloween, we get a look at the game's lead, Bryce, using his arm as a club. We've gotta hand it to the guy: He's really risking life and limb! (Well, limb at least --...

October 29th 2010 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Konami has finally confirmed which platforms Rebellion's never-say-die action game, NeverDead, will launch on: Xbox 360 and PS3, unsurprisingly enough. Tucked within the announcement were some new screens, direct from Gamescom 2010. Feel free to head into the gallery below to check out the new shot...

August 19th 2010 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Revealed during today's Konami press conference, NeverDead looks like something that might have originated from the makers of Devil May Cry and Bayonetta -- but it's actually the work of UK-based Rebellion, the studio most recently responsible for Aliens vs. Predator. Its star is an immortal, gun-t...

June 17th 2010 at 4:30am 0 Comments