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Blacklight: Retribution on PS4 Gets New Mode, Maps Today

Kael Hammond's Avatar + Posted by Kael Hammond on Feb 27, 2014

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Zombie has been getting a lot of questions about when the next patch hits for the Blacklight: Retribution PS4 beta, and what will be in it. We’re happy to announce that the first content patch for Blacklight: Retribution on PS4 will go live today, Thursday February 27th. This patch includes too many things to list here, so we’ll stick to the really, really good stuff – the first of which is the introduction of our cooperative game mode: Onslaught!

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Hands-on with Daylight on PS4: Broadcasting Your Horror

Ryan Clements's Avatar + Posted by Ryan Clements on Feb 20, 2014

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The meek shine of a cell phone light provides precious little comfort in the dark halls of an abandoned hospital. Its glow throws menacing shadows across every wall and beneath long-abandoned wheelchairs. Creaking steps and whispers flutter down the passage, and the promise of a scare is never far off. But Daylight, which launches on PS4 this April, offers a different take on the classic genre.

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Daylight on PS4: Designing the Hero

Jessica Chobot's Avatar + Posted by Jessica Chobot on Feb 12, 2014

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With the Daylight launch just around the corner, I wanted to give PlayStation.Blog readers a bit of background on our protagonist, Sarah Gwynn. The reasons we chose to go with a female main character were twofold. The first reason being that because I was writing the game, she became (in a roundabout way) an extension of myself. I came up with the outline for Daylight based on some urban exploration I did in my high school days.

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Play the Blacklight Retribution Beta, Keep Your Goods

Kael Hammond's Avatar + Posted by Kael Hammond on Dec 23, 2013

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We have seen your tweets, emails and Facebook posts, and the answer to those burning thoughts and nagging questions revolving around how the end of Beta is going to affect BLR players is at hand. What will happen to your ZCoins and what, pray tell, will the future hold for your inventory?

Fear not, Agents! The answers you yearn for are at hand. Behold — the end game for BLR Beta!

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The Real Horror Behind Daylight on PS4

Jessica Chobot's Avatar + Posted by Jessica Chobot on Oct 31, 2013

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Considering today is Halloween, the dev team and I wanted to share with you a story about what inspired Daylight’s location, the fictional Mid Island. It’s an abandoned, desolate place with the fa├žade of any other island in the New England area, but bears deep scars in terms of unspeakable events that took place there and at its most infamous location, the Mid Island Bay Hospital.

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Daylight on PS4: The Power of the Unknown

Ryan Clements's Avatar + Posted by Ryan Clements on Oct 09, 2013

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In an age of horror games with carefully crafted scares and achingly detailed environments, Zombie Studios is trying something new with its upcoming horror game, Daylight. Players awake inside an abandoned hospital, with only the light of their cellphone to guide them through the thick black. But unlike other horror games, Daylight changes every time you play.

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Conversations with Creators: Blacklight: Retribution

Collin Moore's Avatar + Posted by Collin Moore on Jun 27, 2013

Greetings PlayStation Blog. The last couple months have been amazing for Zombie Studios, and bringing Blacklight: Retribution to the PlayStation 4 makes it even more exciting. Before E3 we were contacted by Sony representatives who wanted to come to our offices and interview us for Conversations with Creators. After getting answers to a few questions and learning about the other groups involved, we were thrilled and humbled to be included.

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New Trailer: FPS + F2P + PS4 = Blacklight Retribution

Collin Moore's Avatar + Posted by Collin Moore on Jun 12, 2013

Summer is upon us and another E3 is here! Even with the unusually sunny skies here in Seattle the last couple months, we here at Zombie Studios have been hard at work on getting Blacklight: Retribution ready to be playable on the show floor at E3 2013.

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