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Outlast, a PlayStation 4 survival-horror game set in a psychiatric asylum, will be available free to PlayStation Plus subscribers starting tomorrow. The service also has a prominent freebie for the PlayStation 3 with Metro: Last Light, the atmospheric first-person shooter based on the post-apocalyp...

February 3rd 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Just a quickie here, since it was all but confirmed: The institutionalized scares of Outlast are freaking out the PS4 next week, according to this week's Blogcast. PlayStation Europe already had Red Barrels' horror lined up for next week, but Sony's podcast confirms the same for North America, barr...

January 31st 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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It's memories, robberies, and underground monstrosities for PlayStation Plus subscribers next month, with February's line-up featuring Remember Me, Payday 2, and Metro: Last Light. As for Vita, it's the cutesy karts of Modnation Racers: Road Trip, and the less cutesy cross-beats of Street Fighter X...

January 30th 2014 at 11:01am 0 Comments
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Conan O'Brien is a beloved TV personality, former Simpsons writer and an abnormally tall redhead, but most importantly, he's a beloved TV personality with a large audience, and therefore frequently receives compensation to feature certain consumer goods on his show. Goods like video games. It's a c...

January 24th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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The PS4 version of Outlast, the insane asylum horror game from indie developer Red Barrels, will be free in February for PS Plus members. Red Barrels announced the freebie on Facebook, ahead of the official PS Plus February rundown. Outlast hit PC in September and we found it to be a "perfect nigh...

January 13th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Team Joystiq is barging into 2014 with a celebration of last year's best games. Keep reading throughout the week to see our assembly of ingenious indies and triple-A triumphs. Skulls of the Shogun I have a pre-existing penchant for human skulls as decoration, so maybe that's why Skulls of the Sho...

January 3rd 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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So there's good news and bad news: Outlast, the terrifying asylum game from Red Barrels, is 33 percent off right now, making it just $13. That's the good news. The bad news is that there's also a new expansion for Outlast coming up, and this means we're going to play more Outlast. The first round w...

October 31st 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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We'd expect chat show hosts to be trotting out the next-gen consoles around this time, but Conan 'Clueless Gamer' O'Brien went down the Halloween route with an eclectic variety of PC horror games. He's not too fond of Slender: The Eight Pages, and Amnesia: The Dark Descent fares only slightly bett...

October 25th 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Outlast begins in an SUV. This is notable for two reasons: First, the name Outlast exists in a vacuum in my mind, making it impossible for me to relate that name to this horror game from the ex-Ubisoft team at Red Barrels. I suspect this is because every time I hear "Outlast" I think of the Subaru...

September 4th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Outlast was placed front and center as part of the PS4's love letter to indie games, and as we mentioned when we saw it at E3, it's pretty damn creepy. But perhaps you're made of sterner stuff. Perhaps you consider yourself unshakeable. Unscareable. Just that damn brave. Well, challenge accepted,...

August 22nd 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Indie horror Outlast opens its nightmarish doors to PC players on September 4, admission price $20. Red Barrels' debut game, set in an abandoned asylum and seen through the lens of a reporter's digital camera, is also coming to the PS4, but when that may be remains TBA. Brave Mike Schramm went han...

July 24th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments