Rise of Nightmares News

Rise of Nightmares, Captain America sales

Rise of Nightmares, Captain America sales

US and European markets "weak" says Sega.

Kinect-exclusive game Rise of Nightmares sold 200,000 copies, Sega has revealed.

Rise of Nightmares, a survival horror game designed for Microsoft's motion-sensing add-on, launched last month and disappointed critics. Eurogamer's Rise of Nightmares review scared a 5/10.

Meanwhile, movie tie-in Captain America, which launched on the Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360, shifted 450,000 copies. 5/10 was the result of Eurogamer's Captain America review.

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Out This Week - 09/09/11

Island! Fox! Resistance! Marine! Shaddai!

Your wallet is no longer safe. The games releases arrive thick and fast this week, with two platform exclusives, two hotly anticipated multiplatform releases and a unique Japanese thing - all fighting for your money.

Rise of Nightmares release date

Rise of Nightmares release date

A mature Kinect game at last.

ega's mature Kinect survival horror Rise of Nightmares will be released in September, the publisher has announced.

Rise of Nightmares casts players as an American tourist who has to rescue his wife from a deranged scientist. The ESRB's description of Rise of Nightmares describes a game very far removed from the smiley pastel pastures of what we've seen on Kinect so far.

Sega has also revealed an 8th July release date for Virtua Tennis 4 on PC.

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Rise of Nightmares plot details leak

Rise of Nightmares plot details leak

Kinect horror promises skimpy underwear.

Remember Rise of Nightmares? Sure you do. SEGA announced the Kinect-exclusive survival horror title at the Tokyo Game Show last year but failed to offer any real details as to exactly what was involved.

Well, thanks to an Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) listing spotted by Joystiq we now know a little more.

"This is a horror-adventure game in which players assume the role of an American tourist who must rescue his wife from a deranged scientist," explains the product description.

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