All The Reasons To Get Excited About Horror Movies In 2014

So far, it's been an exciting year for horror. Afflicted is a "damn fine film," The Babadook is a must see, and Only Lovers Left Alive is one of the most gorgeous horror films ever. 2014 is really shaping out to be a great year for horror, and it's not over yet. Here are several reasons to be thrilled about the future of … » 4/09/14 6:00pm 4/09/14 6:00pm

Open-world survival horror game The Forest is coming to Steam Early Access on May 22. I usually stay away from horror games but this one looks so good, I might just give it a try. On a weekend morning. When there's plenty of light and everyone's awake. Maybe. Anyway, above is the game's third trailer. Pretty amazing. » 4/09/14 6:20am 4/09/14 6:20am

The Deep Sea Is Terrifying, And This Game Proves It

My hands are sweating. As I walk inside narrow metal hallways, I notice that I'm hearing things that, frankly, I'm not even sure are actually there. Hollow screeches. Faraway wails. It reminds me of seeing a shadow in the corner of your eyes, a darkness your sight never catches up with but that you're still convinced… » 4/04/14 1:30pm 4/04/14 1:30pm

​How A Horror Game Plans on Using the Real World to Scare You

Imaginary locations are great places to stage heart-stopping scream sequences. Nothing like being lost inside the bowels of a giant monster, an abandoned space station or the burning plains of hell for put the fear in you. But you know what else is really scary? The real world. In particular, that abandoned 7-11 off… » 3/25/14 3:00pm 3/25/14 3:00pm

​The Perfect Place for a Horror Game? Pennsylvania, Says Google

We live on the internet nowadays. And there's some thinking that suggests you can get a peek into the psyche of large groups of people by parsing what people search Google for. A new map based on this idea shows that a lot of people want to know why Philadelphia is so haunted. Sounds like the next super-scary video… » 1/27/14 9:00pm 1/27/14 9:00pm

Stereo Pixel-Art GIFs Sure Look Like Classic Adventure Games

Remember Dark Seed, Harvester, I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream and all those other horror point-and-click adventure games from the 90s? These giffy photos, taken and edited by photographer David Alexander Slaager, have absolutely the same atmosphere. » 12/30/13 9:20am 12/30/13 9:20am