Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut News

Hidetaka "Swery" Suehiro's new game The Good Life - a papercraft open-world murder mystery in a rural English town, oh and where you turn into a cat or dog at night - will fail as a campaign on crowdfunding platform Fig. He seeks $1.5m but has raised only a third of it, and his time runs out today.

Swery's new game will be "perverted, violent and crazy"

And he reveals a disturbing early vision for Deadly Premonition.

What will maverick designer Swery, real name Hidetaka Suehiro, make next? How will he follow the Twin Peaksy eccentricity of Deadly Premonition, or the dizzyingly off centre D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die? More to the point: is he okay?

Do you like quirky things? Do you like saving money? Good news! To celebrate 10 years of bringing weird and wonderful Japanese games to a wider audience, publisher Rising Star has announced an anniversary sale over on the PlayStation Store.

Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut is locked at 720p on PC

UPDATE: Rising Star releases patch, but resolution is still fixed.

UPDATE 3: Deadly Premonition PC's publisher Rising Star Games has announced that its new 1.01 patch is out, which should fix a host of errors. Unfortunately, it still doesn't address the 720p locked resolution, but modder Durante has issued a fix for that - even if it's still in alpha and a bit buggy.

Swery is interested in setting Deadly Premonition's follow-up in Europe. Producer suggests Hitchin

The Director's Cut dated for mid-April in EU, one week ahead of schedule.

Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut has been officially dated for 19th April in Europe via publisher Rising Star. It was previously expected to come out a week later, and will contain improved graphics and control, an additional scenario as part of the main quest, and DLC such as new outfits, cars and a house.

Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut shows off its newly enhanced gameplay

Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut shows off its newly enhanced gameplay

UPDATE: Will likely come to EU a week ahead of NA in late April. Adds mini-map, smoother controls, still features awkward, blocky graphics.

Update: Rising Star issued the following update regarding the releases date:

"We are looking at last week in April for North America with the probability of Europe a week before!"

"I would still need to get confirmation on Europe…but we are set in the US for end of April."

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