Active Worlds is an MMO from 1995 that nobody really plays anymore. That’s where this story begins.
Six months after the release of SOMA, developer Frictional Games has revealed its changing up its future plans in a big way by developing two games at once. It was five years between Amnesia and SOMA. They revealed one of the games may downplay horror, but things seems in flux right now.
It would have been cool if the father of modern zombies ended up adapting the biggest zombie franchise in video games, but it wasn’t mean to be.
John Carpenter has films that are considered classics: Halloween, The Thing, They Live, Big Trouble in Little China. But the films he made after his heyday don’t get nearly enough love. One big example: Ghosts of Mars, which takes The Thing and mushes it into Assault on Precinct 13, except with way more graphic…
NOTE: This article was taken directly from my academic paper, “Effort Upon Effort: Japanese Influences in Western First-Person Shooters”, which was originally published on December 17, 2015.
The first thing you’ll hear in the premiere of YouTube Red’s new show Scare Pewdiepie is its host, Felix Kjellberg, screaming. Of course it is.
A custom-built Thomas the Tank Engine toy that can “walk” on walls or ceilings and its eyes glow in the dark? Just perfect to give us nightmares.
Mamakiteru has one solid, dependable shtick: she takes characters from Japanese horror manga, and she cosplays the hell out of them.
Layers of Fear, a promising horror game about a tortured artist, is leaving Early Access on February 16 for PC, Xbox One, and PS4. Patricia took a look at the in-development version of Layers of Fear last year, and having played it for myself, I can back her up: it’s terrifying.
Teens, alone on an island, unearthing malevolent spirits. Beers and bonfires on the beach, and a dramatic game of Truth or Dare. Ghostly voices over the radio, and an abandoned military base with a secret. These are the potent ingredients of Oxenfree, a sharp, spooky new adventure game that you should totally check…
We’ve made no secret of our slobbering love for Ash vs Evil Dead, which has just three episodes left in its kick-ass first season. What will we do between January 2 and whenever season two starts? Well, we’ll binge-watch season one a lot ... and ponder all the reasons why it’s so freaking enjoyable.
Dispatcher is not a very good game. And yet, it’s a got a “very positive” review average on Steam. What’s going on?
Fallout 4 is set in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston is pretty close to Salem, the town famous for the wrongful execution of women who were suspected of being witches. Naturally, Bethesda had to include Salem in some way in Fallout 4—and they did!
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!
I just cannot tell. I think this is the winner of last week’s bear mask Photoshop contest, but I’ve seen such horrors. Such maddening horrors.
In celebration of Halloween, we took a shallow dive into the horror subgenre of evil-child horror movies. Weird-kid cinema stretches back at least to 1956’s The Bad Seed, and has experienced a resurgence recently via movies like The Babadook, Goodnight Mommy, and Cooties. You could look at this trend as a natural…
Wow. GTA Online can be damn terrifying!
This story is completely true. It happened right here on the internet, on a night just like this.
Not content with selling tins of meat/gelatin hybrid, Hormel is now rolling out new dried Spam Snacks to select U.S. markets, including the Southeast. Guess where I am? If you said oily hell, you’re pretty close.
If you’d like to be scared shitless tonight, you’ve come to the right place.