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The Callisto Protocol gets new a Gamescom gameplay reveal

The Callisto Protocol gets a gruesome new gameplay reveal during last night’s Gamescom Opening Night Live. Happy days!

The Callisto Protocol is being developed by the newly formed Striking Distance Studios. Leading the project is CEO Glen Schofield, a co-creator of the iconic sci-fi horror series, Dead Space as well as the co-founder of the now dismantled Visceral Games.

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Callisto Protocol doesn’t shy from its inspiration

It’s pretty obvious we know, but this sci-fi space horror doesn’t shy away from the fact that it’s heavily inspired by Dead Space. In fact, it seems to proudly wear its inspiration on its sleeve.

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In the new three-minute gameplay trailer, we’re introduced to a deadly new enemy type, simply known as “mutations”. Moreover, this is an enemy that if not disposed of quickly enough, will regenerate and make you its next victim.

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We’re loving the brutality of The Callisto Protocol

The gameplay trailer also ends quite gruesomely, which appears to be a common trend in recent reveals. However, we’re not complaining and we think you’re going to love it to bits.

Dead Space is getting a remake!

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If one sci-fi space horror bringing bucket loads of gory, bloody goodness isn’t enough for you, then we also have the Dead Space remake to look forward to.

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Dead Space is being developed by EA’s new Motive Studio and is being built from the ground up for the new generation of consoles and PC.

Furthermore, the Dead Space remake is currently scheduled to release on January 27th for PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

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Credit: Striking Distance Studios

When is The Callisto Protocol release date?

The Callisto Protocol releases this year on December 2nd, 2022 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

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Which sci-fi horror are you looking forward to most of all? Perhaps you’re just happy that we’re in a generation where The Callisto Protocol, as well as the Dead Space remake, co-exists. What a time it is to be a survival horror fan.

While you’re here, be sure to check out our video of the week. 10 of the scariest horror games of all time are shown off. What is your favourite horror game?

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Featured Image Credit: Striking Distance Studios/Krafton

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