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The Forest to scare the living crap out of us May 30

We already knew The Forest looked freakishly terrifying. But now we know a date: it hits Early Access on May 30. Sure, the latest trailer for the survivalist (think Rust) survival horror game starts out innocently. It seems like the perfect getting-back-to-nature simulator, as you watch the character spear a fish from a sparkling stream and build a fort. But then the sun goes down and things get really fucked up, and the trailer ends, and I quickly google pictures of kittens to flush those horrible, horrible images from my brain. 

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Betrayer has survived the winter, leaves the battered settlement of Early Access in but one fortnight

With the continued popularity of games like DayZ and Rust making the survival genre officially a thing, it’s about time we’ve seen a full-blown New World settlement crossbow shooter. Betrayer: In The Spring of 1603 has actually been on Steam Early Access since August, starving through the winter but, importantly, surviving, and now its developer Blackpowder is ready to make the crossover to an official colony, er, game.  The fort-defender borrows a hint of historical accuracy from precolonial American settlements like Jamestown and the Lost Colony of Roanoke, but is set in an alternate reality where the usual demons of…