Outlast, Outlast 2 Set To Launch On Nintendo Switch In Early 2018

Outlast 2 Nintendo Switch

Outlast and Outlast 2 are both set to launch in the second quarter of 2018 for the Nintendo Switch. Red Barrels made the announcement via a Facebook post on December 7th, 2017. Continue reading “Outlast, Outlast 2 Set To Launch On Nintendo Switch In Early 2018”

Outlast 2 Review: Effective And Scary

Outlast 2 Review

[Disclosure: A review copy was provided for the contents of this article]

As an adult of 34 years and a father of two, it’s been a long time since I soiled myself without having consumed vast quantities of alcohol and a very suspect takeaway. Outlast 2 tries everything it can to put an end to my long run of clean nights however, because it is easily one of most shocking and frightening games I’ve ever played. Continue reading “Outlast 2 Review: Effective And Scary”

Outlast 2 Ending Explained

Outlast 2 Ending Explained

Now that Outlast 2 is out and a bunch of gamers on Xbox One, PS4 and PC are deep-diving into the game, they’re discovering that there’s a lot more going on than meets the eye. There are also some light theories explaining the story in the game and the ending that left a lot of people completely confused. Hence, this article will attempt to explain the ending for Outlast 2. Continue reading “Outlast 2 Ending Explained”

Outlast 2 Gameplay Walkthrough

Outlast 2 - Gameplay Walkthrough

Red Barrels’ Outlast 2 is currently available for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The new horror title is already capturing the attention of a lot of gamers due to its horrific thrills and uncompromising violence and scares. If you need a bit of help getting through the game, there’s a gameplay walkthrough available to help you get through each segment. Continue reading “Outlast 2 Gameplay Walkthrough”

Outlast 2 Was Censored To Receive R18+ Rating, Suggests Ratings Board

Outlast 2 Censored

Outlast 2 was recently unbanned and rated in Australia after originally being refused a classification by the ratings board in the land down under. On March 17th it was announced that Outlast 2 was banned by the Australian Classification Board, even though the demo for the game was rated R18+. Continue reading “Outlast 2 Was Censored To Receive R18+ Rating, Suggests Ratings Board”

Outlast 2 Unbanned In Australia Following Politician’s Plea To Parliament

Outlast 2 Unbanned

[Update: 3/25/2017] New information reveals that the Australian Classification re-rated Outlast 2 based on modifications made to the game by Red Barrels, and that the game will not release uncensored.

[Original story:] Liberal Democrat and South Wales Senator in Australia, David Leyonhjelm, recently sought to beseech parliament to rescind their censorious ways toward gamers in Australia. He advocated for more reasoned minds and common sense when it comes to rating games and treating them more evenhandedly, citing their recent and unreasonable ban on Outlast 2 as a continued instance of nannying gamers.

This happened after the Australian Classification recently banned Outlast 2 for an off-screen sexually implied act. The real kicker? They rated Outlast 2’s demo R18+. Well, directly after Leyonhjelm pleaded his case to parliament on March 20th, the Australian Classification rescinded their ban and rated Outlast 2 R18+ on March 21st. Continue reading “Outlast 2 Unbanned In Australia Following Politician’s Plea To Parliament”

Politician Tells Australian Censors To “Leave Gamers Alone”

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Over the past few years various outspoken ideologues have been attempting to get video games banned, censored or removed from store shelves. Some of them were successful in getting GTA V banned from some retail outlets in Australia on the grounds of “Misogyny”.

Partisans in the media have been cheering on this politicized vitriol where games containing sexually feminine characters, mature themes or overt violence have been targeted for censorship, especially in Western regions. Well, one Australian politician who is part of the Liberal Democratic party has finally said enough is enough and to “leave gamers alone”. Continue reading “Politician Tells Australian Censors To “Leave Gamers Alone””

Outlast 2 Denied Rating In Australia Despite Demo Receiving R18+ Rating

Outlast 2 Banned

Red Barrels’ Outlast 2 won’t be released in Australia for home consoles and PC. The game was refused classification by the Australian Classification board as part of the Department of Communications and the Arts. Continue reading “Outlast 2 Denied Rating In Australia Despite Demo Receiving R18+ Rating”

Outlast 2 Launches April 25th On Xbox One, PS4, PC

Outlast 2

Red Barrels announced on Twitter recently that Outlast 2, the horror game set within a cultish farmland, will be releasing this spring on April 25th for the Xbox One, PS4 and PC. Continue reading “Outlast 2 Launches April 25th On Xbox One, PS4, PC”

Outlast 2 Will Launch On GOG.com Without DRM

One of the most highly anticipated horror games presumably coming out in 2017 is Red Barrels Outlast 2. The game has a “Coming Soon” label and is scheduled to release on GOG.com in addition to launching on Steam and for the PS4 and Xbox One. Releasing on GOG.com means that the game is DRM-free. Continue reading “Outlast 2 Will Launch On GOG.com Without DRM”

Outlast 2 Demo Download Available For PS4, Xbox One, PC

Red Barrels’ Outlast 2 demo has been released out into the wild for public consumption. The 6GB demo is available on the Steam store, the PlayStation Store and the Xbox/Micosoft Store. Continue reading “Outlast 2 Demo Download Available For PS4, Xbox One, PC”

PAX East 2016: Outlast 2 Videos Reveal Hiding Spots, Night Vision And Satanists

Red Barrels’ upcoming Outlast 2 takes a lot of themes from the found-footage movie genre and applies them to video games, evolving the horror elements from the first game to all new, very cinematic and very immersive heights in the sequel. Continue reading “PAX East 2016: Outlast 2 Videos Reveal Hiding Spots, Night Vision And Satanists”

Outlast 2 Screenshot Teases The Dangers Of The Occult

We haven’t heard much about Red Barrel’s Outlast 2. It seems to have only sputtered onto the scene and then quickly faded away just as fast. Well, after the announcement back in October of 2015, Red Barrels released a new screenshot of the game featuring an axe that looks like it’s been forged by a blacksmith who was voted the most dedicated member of the H.P. Lovecraft fan club. Continue reading “Outlast 2 Screenshot Teases The Dangers Of The Occult”