Welcome back for the final day of Daily Dead’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide, dear readers! It’s been a wild ride over the last few weeks, with everything from toys and games to apparel to enamel pins to artwork and so much more, and for Day 11, we’re wrapping things up with a look at some of the best genre-related vinyl and video game releases from the last 365 days.
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The 2018 Waxwork Records Subscription includes:
Assorted 2017 Vinyl Releases:
For the Gruesome Gamers:
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is the highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed first-person shooter Wolfenstein: The New Order. The game sends players to a Nazi-controlled America where they’ll embark on an exhilarating adventure to free the world from the evil empire’s stranglehold.
The psychological thriller and true survival horror title being developed by Shinji Mikami and the talented team at Tango Gameworks. It’s a race against time for Sebastian as he fights to survive and find Lily, his daughter, before she’s lost forever in a crumbling STEM world. As he searches, he is haunted by the ghosts of his past and his own insecurities, but he never loses hope. Determined to save Lily, Sebastian will travel to the depths of this new STEM world and face off against anything it throws at him.
Set within a sinister plantation mansion in modern day Dulvey, Louisiana where the twisted Baker family resides, players experience the terror directly from the first person perspective for the first time in the Resident Evil series. Embodying the iconic gameplay elements of exploration, atmosphere, and tense combat that first coined “survival horror” some 20 years ago, Resident Evil 7 biohazard delivers a disturbingly realistic horror experience.
INSIDE: Haunted and alone, a boy finds himself drawn into the center of a dark project.
LIMBO: Uncertain of his sister's fate, a boy enters LIMBO
DOOM, the brutally fun and challenging modern-day shooter, can now be taken anywhere with Nintendo Switch! Relentless demons, impossibly destructive guns, and fast, fluid movement provide the foundation for intense, first-person combat – whether you’re obliterating demon hordes through the depths of Hell in the single-player campaign, or competing against your friends in numerous multiplayer modes. DOOM for Nintendo Switch also includes all the game's multiplayer DLC and Arcade Mode.
The top selling, super-powered sequel to the hit game Injustice: Gods Among Us that allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favorite DC characters including iconic heroes and villains like Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, The Joker, Harley Quinn and many others. For the first time, players can take control of how their characters look, fight and develop across a variety of game modes through the new gear system.
The sequel to the critically-acclaimed Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor - winner of over 50 industry awards - arrives this August, continuing the original story of Talion and Celebrimbor, who must now go behind enemy lines to forge an army and turn all of Mordor against the dark lord, Sauron. Immerse yourself in the epic war for Middle-earth as you confront the Dark Lord Sauron and his Ringwraith's. Forge a Ring of Power to dominate your enemies and command your followers as you experience a unique, personal story brought to life by the award-winning Nemesis System.
Little Nightmares is a grim, shadow-filled 3D stealth/exploration action-adventure game featuring an interactive storyline and a unique art-style that is sure to deliver eerie chills and goosebumps. Players take on the role of Six, a helpless little girl dressed in a yellow raincoat on a mission to escape from The Maw -- a vast, mysterious vessel inhabited by corrupted souls looking for their next juicy meal. Little Nightmares blurs the lines between dreams and nightmares as players explore The Maw in an effort to escape its nightmarish confines. Gruesome enemies and environments can be found at every turn; the fate of Six lies in the skillful hands of hands of players.
Giant Sparrow’s critically acclaimed What Remains of Edith Finch is a playable collection of short stories, each with different art styles and gameplay mechanics centered around the cursed Finch family. As Edith, you’ll explore the colossal Finch house, searching for stories as she explores her family history and tries to figure out why she’s the last one in her family left alive. Each story you find lets you experience the life of a new family member on the day of their death, with stories ranging from the distant past to the present day.
In Prey, you awaken aboard Talos I, a space station orbiting the moon in the year 2032. You are the key subject of an experiment meant to alter humanity forever – but things have gone terribly wrong. The space station has been overrun by hostile aliens and you are now being hunted. As you dig into the dark secrets of Talos I and your own past, you must survive using the tools found on the station, your wits, weapons, and mind-bending abilities.
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