A Horror Game That Disturbed Me In Less Than 10 Minutes

When I play horror games, I expect to get weirded out. It's part of the fun! The Static Speaks My Name, however, was a total gut punch. I didn't have any words when the experience was over. » 3/26/15 5:30pm Thursday 5:30pm

Friday The 13th Movies, Ranked

Chi-chi-chi-ha-ha-ha. It's Friday the 13th! What better way than to celebrate than by judging, ranking, and obsessing over the violent cinematic exploits of hockey enthusiast Jason Voorhees? Most of these movies aren't even good! » 3/13/15 3:00pm 3/13/15 3:00pm

How It Follows Uses Dread And Beauty To Create The Perfect Monster Movie

It Follows is a gorgeous movie. And scary. It's your new must-see monster movie. We interviewed writer/director David Robert Mitchell, on why dread and anxiety are way worse than just getting startled. Some minor spoilers for It Follows ahead... » 3/10/15 5:34pm 3/10/15 5:34pm

White Night Is 2015's Creepiest Game Yet

After hitting someone with your car, crashing into a tree, and wandering into a nearest house without permission, it should be of little surprise things continue to go poorly in White Night. » 3/05/15 1:00pm 3/05/15 1:00pm

How to Make a Cohesive (and Compelling) Alien Cinematic Universe

It's official. Fox is making a new Alien movie in addition to a new Prometheus and a new Predator. You know what that means: the best-known sci-fi horror setting is back in business. » 3/03/15 3:14pm 3/03/15 3:14pm

8 Most Terrifying Tiny Monsters From 1980s Movies

When Gremlins was released in 1984, the horror-comedy and its tiny, cute-gross creatures launched an entire genre of films about tiny terrors. Here are eight other menacing, miniature monsters from the movies that prove size isn't everything, especially when it comes to murdering you. » 2/20/15 1:49pm 2/20/15 1:49pm

Clever Editor Turns P.T. Into Terrifying Found Footage Film

I'm a sucker for found footage films. Ever since The Blair Witch Project wrecked an entire summer for me, the genre has been my go-to source for quick'n easy jump scares. Now, an editor has taken a playthrough of P.T. and transformed it into a horror flick I'd "happily" watch. » 2/02/15 10:40am 2/02/15 10:40am

Delve Into The Hidden Horrors Of The Universe... With Kittens

"Because there exists no method known to man, more terribly suited to expose the cosmic meaningless of existence than pairing the words of H.P. Lovecraft with seemingly delightful and charming pictures of adorable kittens" — H.P. Lovecat. » 2/01/15 12:00pm 2/01/15 12:00pm

First-Person Yoshi's Island Gets A Little Too Personal

If the idea of Mario's ride ingesting Shy Guys and spitting them out as eggs in Yoshi's Island made you uneasy, this 3D first-person recreation of the game's first level will not help at all. » 1/24/15 1:00pm 1/24/15 1:00pm

GTA V as a Cheesy 70s Horror Movie

A black driverless car possessed by evil terrorizes San Andreas in YouTuber Gigerbrick's fan-trailer, based on the 1977 movie "The Car" and edited similarly to schlock horrors from that era. » 1/07/15 9:00am 1/07/15 9:00am

One Of The Scariest Moments In Gaming Is A Matter Of Design

Jump scare me with zombie dogs, taunt me with shrieks and gurgles or shock me with grotesque imagery all you want — I'm not truly tense until the telltale signs of a virtual ass-whupping start showing up. » 1/06/15 10:40am 1/06/15 10:40am

Far Cry Could Be A Great Horror Game

Far Cry 4 can be a very silly game. It's hard to keep a straight face when playing anything with exploding animals launching every which way. But that's not all Far Cry is. Placed in the right hands, the shooter can be downright terrifying. » 12/23/14 4:10pm 12/23/14 4:10pm

What System Shock 2's Greatest Scene Would Look Like Today

There's a horrifying scene PC gamers of a certain generation will never forget. It takes place midway through System Shock 2, the predecessor to BioShock and, to many who played it, the scariest game ever made. One fan has been hard at work recreating the game's iconic plot-twist, and it looks scarier than ever. » 12/15/14 1:30pm 12/15/14 1:30pm

The 20 Most Revolting Special Effects Ever Created [NSFW]


Ever since Star Wars, the special effects industry has taken us to amazing new worlds and recharged our sense of wonder. It's also grossed us the frak out. Exploding heads, severed limbs, strange mutilations... Here are the 20 most disgusting special effects of all time. Warning: NSFW! » 11/27/14 5:00pm 11/27/14 5:00pm

Five Nights at Freddy's 2, As Told By Steam Reviews

The first Five Nights At Freddy's was released rather recently—and yet already, the series has a sequel. Better yet, the sequel is tearing up the Top Sellers chart on Steam. » 11/12/14 3:30pm 11/12/14 3:30pm

When Game Design is Therapy

Rarely, if ever, do we think about the mental state of the creator/s and how the design and building of a game impacted them. We take it for granted, perhaps, that their sole purpose in creation is to provide something that affects us. » 11/11/14 5:30am 11/11/14 5:30am