horror

Horror-themed video games give you a glimpse into the darker parts of the gaming sphere.

Jamie Papworth6 months ago
'Alien: Isolation' Review
I’ve always had to live with the lasting misfortune of not being among the ill-fated many who first saw Alien on a fateful evening in 1979; I dream about being among the unwitting masses who saw that ...
Brooke Jenkins7 months ago
Why Horror Gamers Should Be Excited for 'Scorn'
Ebb software has been working on this horror gem for the past two years creating a "cohesive lived-in world." If you love horror then this game is designed just for you. Here are the top 5 reasons why...
Alice Fernyhough9 months ago
Doki Doki Literature Club's Meta-Narrative
On the 22nd of December 2017, long after the birth of the visual novel and even longer after the birth of interactive fiction, video game platform Steam debuted Team Salvato's much acclaimed Doki Doki...
The Gamers Ghost9 months ago
'Phantom Halls': Indie Horror Gets the Comedy Treatment
The dim beam of your flashlight is barely enough to illuminate your way through the darkened mansion. Floorboards creak and the walls whisper a haunting song as you and your ill-equipped squad search ...
Gustavo Aguilar9 months ago
How I Found the Jigsaw Killer in 'Fallout: New Vegas'
So the other day I and someone else was watching some YouTube videos about Fallout: New Vegas when some of its Downloadable Content (DLC) videos were made some time ago, and decided to look at the videos. The channel name is Oxhorn and he does mostly narrative videos about the lore of video games, while occasionally having a drink and smoking a cigar. And in this particular DLC, it was the Dead Money DLC talking about a casino known as the Sierra Madre. It was through here I realized that someon...
The Gamers Ghost9 months ago
Shockwork Games Focuses on Strategy for Horror Title, 'Alder's Blood'
Nature can be a beautiful thing, but it can also be molded into whatever we want it to be, even if that means twisting it into disturbing imagery. The towering emerald canopies of a forest can be both...
Tim Horton10 months ago
A New Horror From Former 'Bioshock' Devs Has Been Announced!
Question, a studio comprised of some of the industries top game dev veterans has announced an all-new horror game called, The Blackout Club. Coming from the guys that brought you Bioshock, Bioshock 2,...
Matthew Hayhowa year ago
'DDLC' and 'Yume Nikki': Can Video Games Be Art?
CW: This article refers to games with disturbing themes. I have always liked video games. Despite this, occasionally I find myself in arguments where this isn't enough to escape other people's derisio...
Milica Markovica year ago
Some Thoughts on the 'Metroid' Series
Can the Metroid series be considered part of the Survival Horror genre? In recent years, people have been entertaining the idea that our storied bounty hunter may be getting herself into horrific situ...
2018: A Gamer’s Complete Guide to Horror
As we leave behind 2017—a year marked by the return of Resident Evil, a sequel to Outlast, the polarizing Friday the 13th: The Game, and the eerie whispers of Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice—we look ahea...
Cody Rostrona year ago
Disgusting, Beautiful and Terrifying: Surviving Hell is 'Agony'
Everything in Agony is designed to either make you nauseous or run for your life. Games like #ResidentEvil and #Outlast exist in believable, relatable worlds—a house in Louisiana or an asylum. It take...
Nick Falknera year ago
Let’s Talk About 'Corpse Party'
On the PlayStation Store, on my PSP, a game that popped out at me had the most unusual name of Corpse Party. I had guessed that it would be a horror title. It was also a year before I would download t...
'Fallout' Meets 10 Cloverfield Lane in Live Action Pycho-Horror Game 'The Bunker'
Getting to the point, The Bunker is a FMV psychological horror video game brought to fruition by the writers and designers of Broken Sword, The Witcher, and SOMA and shot with actors from The Hobbit, ...
Want to Be the Editor of a Horror Newspaper? Try 'Daily Chthonicle'
The world is dark and bygone. Spikes in mysterious disappearances, an increase in sightings of weird creatures, a surge in popularity of anti-Christ activities and paranormal incidents seem to be the ...
Five Night's at Freddy's: The Global Phenomenon
It’s become increasingly common for games to blow up over the Internet due to the growth of gaming channels on YouTube and other live streaming services such as twitch, but before 2014, such a phenome...
Dustin Murphya year ago
Wired Productions And Take This Team Up To Tackle Mental Health In 'The Town of Light'
Mental Health is a tough topic. It's one that's not widely discussed, within or outside of the gaming industry. But that's slowly changing thanks to games like Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, Alice: Mad...
Dustin Murphya year ago
H.R. Giger Inspired 'Scorn' Is Alive and Kicking With A Disturbing New Trailer
There is no doubt in anyone's minds that H.R. Giger's artworks were nightmare-fuel masterpieces. His artwork went on to inspire movies, games, and even books filled with artwork based upon his designs...
Dustin Murphya year ago
Survival Horror Game 'P.A.M.E.L.A.' Is 'Deus Ex' Meets 'BioShock'
If you've been wondering where a great horror-survival game would be, that wait is almost over, and it's coming to Windows PC rather soon. Developer NVYVE Inc has been fun to watch over as they talked...