The horrible sound of metal scrapping against middle deafens the teen as he hides in a crawl space. A tangle of pipes are all he can see from his cramped spot. Just a few moments ago, he was asleep in his warm bed. Surely this was a dream, but the cut on his leg, burning with pain and seeped in blood, said otherwise.
Ah, Hello Neighbor, a game about breaking and entering into the neighbor’s house across the street, only to find that there just may be some truth to one’s fears. Since its Alpha builds made rounds with the let’s play community, Hello Neighbor quickly fit that niche of being a crazy scary game full of mystery that’s just as fun to watch, bolstering its popularity in a matte...[Read More]
Every classic slasher franchise has “that one” film no one wants to talk about. That one film horror fans pretend was never made. That one film that left a stain on the canon rather than a loving touch. Sadly, Leatherface, the latest installment to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise, is “that one” film. By far the most disappointing, story issues in abundance and flat characters weigh down what...[Read More]
“Never split the party.” It’s wisdom handed down from generations of RPG experience, and reinforced in almost every horror movie, and every episode of Scooby Doo. Now upcoming 3D real-time dungeon runner RPG Hyakki Castle has decided to flip that bit of time honored advice on its head, with an entire combat system built around splitting the party. Madness!
Back in 2015, developer The Deep End Games started a Kickstarter for an indie project known as Perception with one of the mains selling points being that the team had members who originally worked on critically acclaimed games such as Dead Space and BioShock. Perception’s concept alone was enough to grab me once I saw the team behind it. Perception puts players in control of a blind woman, who mus...[Read More]
Horror games are all the rage. Whether its zombies, serial killers, the unexplained, or mystical, horror content will always be available as long as the public keeps buying it. It’s why we had to sit through seven SAW movies after all. Little Nightmares was sold to me on the basis that it preys on childhood fears. Maybe my childhood was different from an average kid, but I didn’t find anything abo...[Read More]
When you hear Friday the 13th, what comes to mind? A crazed killer stalking and disposing of overly horny teenagers in gruesome ways? How about one of the most successful slasher series of all time? Both are true, but what about video games? In the almost 40 year run of the series, only two have been made, one for the NES and now Friday The 13th: The Game on PC, Xbox One, and PS4.
Kholat, a horror title developed by IMGN.PRO for PC and PlayStation 4, is headed to Xbox One on June 9th, 2017. Originally released in 2015, Kholat is based on the true events of the Dyatlov Pass Incident in 1959, which “took the lives of nine Russian students who went on an expedition in the northern Ural Mountains.” No one knows what happened to these students, and in Kholat, your on...[Read More]
It’s no secret that I love horror. Movies, games, TV shows, all of it. I have played every Silent Hill game, every Resident Evil game, and everything else that has come and gone. In this modern age of third person and first person horror games we have been given an amazing gift in Uncanny Valley by the Cowardly Creations development team.