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Portable will be perfect for Project Scissors

Portable platforms are perfect for horror games. They allow for the perfect ambiance, when you think about it, since someone can huddle in a dark room, perhaps under some blankets, and enjoy a game that will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end. That fact that the Clock Tower legacy more »

The TGS 2014 Silent Hills trailer doesn’t excite me like I wish it would

Now, I’m the first to admit that I’m not huge in the horror genre. The first time I played Silent Hill, I was a little too young to really appreciate it, and kept being annoyed that it wasn’t Resident Evil. I was more prepared to enjoy Silent Hill 2, and did so immensely. But we more »

TGS 2014: Deadly Premonition creator releasing new Xbox One game Sept. 19

This one came from nowhere, and I couldn’t be happier. Deadly Premonition made 1,000 “Best Games You Never Played” lists. It featured a Twin Peaks-ish setting in which an investigator hit town to solve some brutal murders. It developed enough of a cult following to get a director’s cut re-release. Just before Tokyo Game Show more »

Fatal Frame 2 still terrifies me

I feel as though I shouldn’t have to warn about spoilers for a game , and yet the internet being what it is, this article will have spoilers. I feel the need to say this because Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly is a horror game, and horror known is horror lost. Yet somehow, Fatal Frame more »

Resident Evil Revelations 2′s fast-paced, episodic content is a great idea

I… am excited. I’m an old-school Resident Evil mark, you see. So while I do appreciate the newer games (I had an absolute blast running through Resident Evil 6 with friends), the older style will always be my favorite. The first Resident Evil Revelations was a cool exercise in leaning back towards that era without more »

Ice-Pick Lodge remaking cult classic Pathologic

Pathologic, the cult classic game that marked Moscow based developer Ice-Pick Lodges’s career, is set to be remade. They’ve launched a Kickstarter, and as of the time of writing are halfway to their goal of $250,000. The original gained a lot acclaim in their Russian homeland, but the roughshod quality and poor translation made it more »

5 reasons to be excited about The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

It’s finally happening. We have a release date for The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, paired with an awesome, surreal trailer. If you’re a Binding of Isaac fan, it’s officially time to jump on the hype train. I’m there, despite initially not being so hot on the original game, so I’ve prepared a little list for more »

These are Virtuix’s first four Omni games

A while back, I talked a bit about the Virtuix Omni, one of the first fully immersive gaming platforms. Players use a headset like the Oculus Rift (), and the Omni’s most important part, its platform that you walk on with specially designed shoes. The Virtuix Omni allows people to walk naturally in virtual reality, more »

Alien Isolation achievements leaked, prepare for spoilers

Alien Isolation‘s achievements have been leaked ahead of its release date. The report came from Xbox Achievements. The site has shared the names and descriptions associated with each one. The list doesn’t let anything slip surrounding the story, but there are some key descriptions that may spoil gameplay and potential choices. Stop reading now if more »

Alien Isolation egg replica wins SDCC 2014 for SEGA

I’ve been mourning all weekend that I was unable to attend San Diego Comic Con with all the cool people. But like an idiot, I have been following everything that I’m missing. Thanks to the marvel of social media, I can get glimpses of what’s there while it’s happening. One thing that has made me more »

Whispering Willows Review: Don’t be afraid of this haunted mansion

Title: Whispering Willow Price: $14.99 System(s): PC (Also on Ouya) Release Date: July 9, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Night Light Interactive (Night Light Interactive) ESRB Rating: N/A, but I think it’d be appropriate for players ages 13 and up. We now live in a gaming world where successful Kickstarter games that actually survive the development process more »

Black The Fall Preview: Shadowy men on a shadowy planet

Black The Fall is a forthcoming black and white game where players wander a ruined landscape populated by sadistic machinery and zombies. In spite of being a 2D side scroller Black The Fall isn’t a platformer, but a kind of survival horror game with some light puzzle elements. The game doesn’t provide you with speed more »