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D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die PC Impressions: Head Tripping

By Steven Wong, Jun 05, 2015 4:30pm PDT

D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die releases today for PC, trading in its Xbox One Kinect controls for mouse or gamepad movements. Does it still have the same odd charm as the original? Our impressions.


D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die is heading to PC with Kinect-less controls

By Daniel Perez, May 01, 2015 7:02am PDT

Access Games D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die will be released on the PC. The PC version will have all of its Kinect inputs removed and will be controlled using a mouse.


"Fuck yeah! But please don't be like the Deadly Premonition port. That was inexcusable. "

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D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die review: fever dream

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 22, 2014 2:00pm PDT

The latest from Swery is a strange game, indeed. Under all the quirkiness, though, is an intriguing detective story wrapped in intuitive (and fully optional) Kinect controls.


Drakengard 3 flies onto PS3 on May 20; Collector's Edition and pre-order bonuses detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 05, 2014 9:40am PST

Those with a casual interest in riding a dragon into battle may wish to know that Square Enix has announced Drakengard 3 will launch on May 20, exclusively on PlayStation 3. Those with a certain fondness for dragon fights may be interested to know it's also announced three-t...


Deadly Premonition PC resolutions unlocked by Dark Souls modder

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 30, 2013 6:00am PDT

Deadly Premonition will always be a bit wonky, but mostly in ways that are charming. So it was disappointing to discover when the game launched on PC yesterday that it's locked to a 720p resolution, like that other high-profile Japanese PC port, Dark Souls. Fortunately, just...


"Well based on the quality of recent Japanese ports, clearly they have already. LOL"

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Deadly Premonition companion eBook offers behind-the-scenes scares

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 15, 2013 6:00pm PDT

A new eBook companion for Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut drops on October 15, offering 352 pages of behind-the-scenes scares, sketches, and original art, along with the game's soundtrack and soundboard.


Drakengard 3 trying to avoid 'formulaic' JRPG tropes with its dark setting

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 14, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Drakengard 3 comes from many of the same people responsible for cult-favorite Nier. It follows the story of Zero, a girl on a quest to kill her...


"Four, one of the sisters bio: She is the fifth of the Utautai sisters and governs the ..."

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Drakengard 3 flying to PS3 in 2014

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 09, 2013 7:00am PDT

Square Enix announced Drakengard 3 a while back, but only for Japan. Today it confirmed that the dragon-tastic action-RPG prequel will also fly to North America and Europe, landing with a mighty roar in 2014. Continuing the series' Sony exclusivity, it's only for PlayStation...


"Let's hope that this game aims to be more than the Dynasty Warriors RPG clone that the other two ..."

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D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die makes Kinect exciting again

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 23, 2013 8:00am PDT

The upcoming cel-shaded adventure from Deadly Premonition director Hidetaka Suehiro ("Swery65") doesn't require Kinect. However, it's precisely the kind of game that will make you want to take advantage of Microsoft's gaming camera.


"AH! Thats kind of refreshing and over the top Kinect gameplay is the sort of things that can ..."

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Deadly Premonition haunting PC on Halloween

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 04, 2013 11:15am PDT

The veil between worlds shimmers and tears. Every dream takes you to a mysterious room. Shadows linger too long. Your coffee turns to tar. You crave canned pickles found in a graveyard. It's in the trees. It's coming. Deadly Premonition will launch for PC on Halloween itself...


Deadly Premonition coming to PC

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 18, 2013 6:00am PDT

You may think your old pal Alice a terrible cynic, which truly hurts but does at least mean that when I say something's amazing, you should trust my supposed rare excitement. Guys: the janky, odd, and endlessly wonderful Twin Peaks 'em up Deadly Premonition: The Director's C...


"There are two! One with Jeff and Vinny, and one with Brad and Ryan. I watched the one with Vinny ..."

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D4 Kinect controls detailed, controller optional

By Steve Watts, Jul 01, 2013 9:00am PDT

D4 creator Hidetaka 'Swery65' Suehiro goes into more detail about the game's Kinect controls, and the episodic structure built around reliving memories.


Deadly Premonition creator's D4 announced for Xbox One

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 10, 2013 10:27am PDT

Oh sure, the new consoles will have various ways to shoot men in the face, some exclusive to one system or another, but what about the interesting stuff? Microsoft announced some proper news during its pre-E3 press conference: Deadly Premonition creator Hidetaka 'Swery65' Su...


"YES. This. I will listen to this all week to help me keep it together. Thank you."

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Deadly Premonition PS3 launch trailer gets weird

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 24, 2013 11:00am PDT

Deadly Premonition is one of the finest video games, but unfortunately the trailers for its long-awaited PlayStation 3 edition have been filled mostly with quotes from people saying just that. The launch trailer heralding the survival horror's arrival next week is thankfully...


Deadly Premonition hits PS3 on April 30

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 21, 2013 6:00am PDT

The remarkably wonky but thoroughly delightful Twin Peaks-inspired survival horror Deadly Premonition will arrive on PlayStation 3 in Director's Cut form on April 30.


"It's a pretty hard game to recommend, just because it's not easy to like. There's a bunch of ..."

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