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Halloween is nothing without a Bongcheon-Dong Ghost video game

So it’s that time again, Halloween, All Hallows Eve, Samhain; a time when we all celebrate the darker side of life. After all, soon it’ll be winter, and it truly will be dark for the better part of our days. I’ve heard that depression is more common during the winter months, and I’d be apt more »

Make The Typing of the Dead: Overkill your Halloween zombie game

‘Tis the season for zombies. Need some? Steam’s Halloween 2014 sale has you covered. Valve’s landmark zombie shooters Left 4 Dead 1 and Left 4 Dead 2 are $5 each. The Walking Dead games are marked down, too. But the sale also includes one of my favorite guilty zombie pleasures: a Windows game from Modern more »

My Favorte Horror Game: ILLBLEED

Before I found my copy of in the basement tucked in a pile of forgotten discs, I wasn’t sure I hadn’t imagined the entire thing. A few hazy images of the game lingered in my memory like fragments of a half-remembered dream, but they couldn’t be real, could they? A giant robotic spider you steal more »

Project Scissors Interview: A Halloween Treat

It’s the spookiest day of the year, and everyone is on edge, expecting scares, tricks, and treats. Well, here’s a treat for you, an interview with Hifumi Kouno, head of Nude Maker and creator of Clock Tower and its forthcoming, spiritual successor, Project Scissors. Hopefully, you’ll consider the chance to learn more about a thrilling more »

The Evil Within: Your Meaty Fate

is a brilliant, shining example of how a potentially excellent game can be thoroughly undermined by clumsy design.  Playing it made for the most wildly inconsistent gaming experience I’ve had in recent memory, eliciting fear, frustration, amusement, disappointment, intrigue, and disgust in equal measure, often within the course of the same level.  The Evil Within‘s more »

Danger of the Ooze: The evolution of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Games based on long-running franchises, such as the Ninja Turtles, aren’t often good. That’s an unavoidable fact. Honestly, at this point opening an article about one like that is probably a cliche. But, it’s important. It’s important because making these games isn’t easy, because not only is a developer under pressure to make a good more »

The Pokemon demo is restrictive

The magic day had arrived. I had my chance to sample Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby gameplay in the exclusive Pokemon demo. I was excited. Mainly, because I knew I’d be getting a pokemon and some items from playing, but also because this is the very first Pokemon demo ever. Unfortunately, the Pokemon demo more »

Enjoying Halloween with The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask

Halloween approaches, and what better way to set the mood by enjoying the atmosphere of a spooky game? There are plenty to choose from, with entire genres and series based on battling monsters, enduring jump scares, and matching wits with fear itself personified. My doesn’t fall into those categories, however. My selection for this year’s more »

Happy Halloween! Have some creepy Skyrim glitches

‘Tis the season for chills, thrills, and scares. If you’re like me, and of course you are, Halloween is more fun than Christmas and Thanksgiving combined. It’s a night where you get to see all the amazing costumes people can put together, and give out candy, which is basically the greatest thing. It’s also a more »

Fatal Frame 2 gave me a workout

I’m not generally big on horror games. I liked the Resident Evil series, but if we’re being honest, that contains more action than genuine horror. Yet, I Fatal Fame 2. I didn’t buy it because it was a horror game, though I certainly knew of its reputation as being a game that could invoke real more »

I don’t understand Dwemmer technology in Skyrim

In the game of Skyrim, dwarves are another type of elf. They’ve been lost for ages, and no one really knows where they went. This is all well and good, because it allows you to go exploring through their technologically advanced dungeons and find all sorts of interesting things. Naturally, as is the way of more »

Madoka Magica Civilization: Beyond Earth mod is OP

Seeing as how Civilization: Beyond Earth is only , I’m guessing you didn’t expect to be playing anything other than the official, Firaxis Games content. Well, open your eyes, because the Steam Workshop already has Beyond Earth mods for you, and I’m here to introduce you to one that is awesome, but also quite overpowered. more »