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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is weird. Really weird. So weird that it really has to be seen to be believed. While the Joystiq review certainly had fine things to say about it, Richard Mitchell's bold description of its unsettling strangeness has merely piqued our curiosity rather than sated it....

October 9th 2014 at 3:41pm 0 Comments
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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is unlike any video game I've ever played. It naturally shares elements with other games, of course. It's played from a first-person perspective. It relies on the familiar structures of mystery and horror. And yes, its inhabitants have a proclivity for scattering their...

October 3rd 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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The appearing of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is nailed in for September 25 on Windows PC, priced at $20 in North America and £15 in the UK on both Steam and GOG. Meanwhile, the "first to console" PS4 version is due sometime in 2015. The Astronauts was founded by the same people who founded...

August 22nd 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, a "weird fiction horror" game from some of the developers behind Bulletstorm and Gears of War: Judgment, will come out of the fog (or wherever it is Mr. Carter vanished to) sometime this summer. Eurogamer reports that the game's creator, Adrian Chmielarz, said to expe...

May 21st 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Screenshots are so 2009, so instead developer The Astronauts has opted to issue three new glimpses at The Vanishing of Ethan Carter in the Internet's favorite movie format, the gif. Problematically, The Astronauts are duly proud of their work and wanted to make these gifs as grand as possible, r...

December 20th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The first four screenshots of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter are in-game, during gameplay moments, developer The Astronauts promises. There are no cut-scenes in the game at all, though the screens look more like oil paintings or concept art, showing a beautiful forest marred by moments of blood and...

September 20th 2013 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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The Astronauts are working on an eerie, macabre, non-combat game called The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, and while we're still not sure exactly what it is, one thing is certain – it's not AAA. After founding People Can Fly, working on Bulletstorm and Gears of War, and leaving to start an indie...

March 5th 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is the recently announced (and kind of creepy) new game from creative lead Adrian Chmielarz, formerly of People Can Fly, where he worked on violence-ridden games like Bulletstorm and Gears of War: Judgement. But while those games celebrated a proliferation of firearms,...

February 8th 2013 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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People Can Fly vets Adrian Chmielarz, Andrzej Poznanski and Michal Kosieradzki are back with new studio The Astronauts. Showing that there is no bad blood between the trio and their former overlords at Epic Games, the team is creating an unannounced game for 2013 using Epic's Unreal Engine 3."We've...

October 11th 2012 at 2:15pm 0 Comments