Video Game Stereotypes
The developers have named the main theme of the game envolves the consequences of humanity’s misguided attempts at creating perfection, with the results very evident in the game’s environment. Along the way, the player is aided by the titular Pamela, the AI of the lost utopia, and the player must uncover what went wrong to lead the city into dissarray. Initially slated for a summer 2016 release, the game was delayed and people can now expect it on steam in early 2017. Number 9. Resident Evil 7, Biohazard: The Resident Evil franchise is considered a landmark in horror games. Since the first release in 1996, there have been 22 games released with the title, including several HD remakes. Despite the mixed reception of Resident Evil 6, Capcom revealed a teaser for the seventh installment of the main storyline, which reveals its return to the classical horror of the early series. The story is set four years following the events of Resident Evil 6 and introduces a brand new character to the games, Ethan Winters. Unlike the previous playable characters, Winters is a civilian with no combat training.
Winters is searching for his missing wife, and his investigation leads him to a deralict plantation in Louisiana. Resident Evil 7 appears to be a whole new direction for the franchise, with new characters and only small connections to the previous games. It also brings together the English and Japanese titles of the games, since the franchise is known as Biohazard in Japan. So far, the game has gained much hype and fans of the series are welcoming the new look and gameplay mechanics the game has to offer. Gamers can expect the game to be released in early 2017. Number 8. Dreadful: A game clearly taking inspiration from Silent Hill P.T, Dreadful puts you in the shoes of David Hill, a journalist working on an article regarding a supposidly cursed house. The home, known as The Carnage House, was the scene of a horrific crime involving a murder-suicide of an entire family. Hill is attempting to put the pieces together and determine why the man committed the murders. As you explore the house, you discover the sinister secrets lingering in the walls, and it is up to you to survive and solve the mystery.
Dreadful will rely heavily on suspence, with long periods of silence and wandering in the dark to create tension within the player. Alpha footage has shown mechanics, such as puzzle sovling, stealth movement and some action elements available to the player for survival. The game was recently greenlit by steam, and the developer has stated the game will be released sometime between mid and late 2017. Number 7. Last Year: While initially off the radar for many gamers, Last Year is beginning to pick up interest. The game is set during the 1990s, and is a multiplayer horror game with up to six players. The survivors are made up of stereotypical characters you would find in a 90s slasher film: the jock, the best friend, the popular girl, the nerd and the unpopular girl.