January 4, 2014

After a Decade Fans Revive Resident Evil: Outbreak Servers

Posted on January 4, 2014 by Rae Michelle Richards

Death just can’t keep a good game down. Similar to how the T-Virus re-animates the dead in the Resident Evil series, fans have revived the online component for the Japanese versions of Resident Evil: Outbreak & Resident Evil: Outbreak File #2.

Using packet captures from the Japanese release of Outbreak dedicated fans were able to re-create the game’s online mode albeit with some limited functionality. According to their FAQ the private server supports the creation of lobbies & games in the original Outbreak and support for three different game modes was added to Outbreak File #2 recently (Boys Only, Girls Only and Nightmare Mode). In order to play you’ll need a PlayStation 2 capable of reading Japanese games as well as a JPN copy of either Outbreak titles. Their server may support emulated games but the developers caution against this.Read More


January 2014’s First Games With Gold Title

Posted on January 4, 2014 by Joshua Rust

While many gamers have started to question the integrity of Microsoft’s Games with Gold program due to offering games that are years old, such as last month’s Gears of War, it seems they are listening to the community and are starting to offer up newer games. The most recent game that was released through Microsoft’s Games with Gold was Shoot Many Robots, which is a fun cooperative arcade title. This month’s release, however, sees you as an undercover cop that is trying to take down one of Hong Kong’s most dangerous groups: The Triads.

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