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.
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!
I spent a few minutes staring at the screen when SOMA ended. It’s messed up, and even though you can see it coming, it’s still heartbreaking and shocking. At the heart of SOMA’s conclusion is something called the “coin flip” theory, which hardcore fans have been going back and forth on.
Few games shook me the way Outlast did in 2013, so it pleases me greatly that we’re finally getting a sequel next year.
If you’d like to be scared shitless tonight, you’ve come to the right place.
Some horror games hand the player a gun, while others force them to run and hide. The Night That Speaks goes another route: flipping your middle finger.
Things get pretty messed up the closing chapter of the Life is Strange saga. At times, Polarized can even feel like a straight-up horror game—which is new!
The P.T.-inspired Allison Road has cancelled its Kickstarter, and will instead partner up with Worms developer Team17. The move will “give us the chance to make our game unhindered creatively. The team is looking at ways to provide former backers with in-game rewards at a later date.
Ice-Pick Lodge is releasing a tweaked version of their cult classic horror game, Pathologic, this fall. It’s getting updated visuals, a brand-new translation, and more. They crowdfunded a remake coming in late 2016, as well.
I don’t think you’re supposed to perform your own spinal surgery, right?
Some players are rooting for the bad guy as humanity’s last hope, but why?
You find these pulsing monstrosities all over the place in SOMA. You don’t have to interact with most of them, but what happens when you do? It’s, uh, well...
When Graham Reznick and Larry Fessenden landed the gig to write Until Dawn in 2011, it seemed easy enough: write some dialogue! Known for working on horror films like House of the Devil and The Innkeepers, the writers had taken on a bigger task than they thought—they were signing on to write two games in four years.
If somehow you’ve missed one of the scariest games of all time, now is your chance. Nothing beats free, after all.
Who knew 2015 would be delivering some of the best horror games in years?
Last year, game developers Bloober Team released one of the worst rated titles on the PS4. This year, they’re back with a horror game with a very unusual premise—and it’s actually pretty damn good.
Can we save the teens from being murdered in the PS4’s big new horror game? Or will we watch everyone die one by one because we made poor choices that snowballed horribly? Let’s find out.
Pop quiz! Did you know it’s possible to see Lisa, the disturbing ghost from P.T., in the basement room that you start the game in? I didn’t.
It’s looking to be a good year for horror fans, and I cannot wait to play Stasis when it comes out for PCs on August 31. Yes, I would like a scary-as-hell point-and-click adventure game.
A game called Spooky’s House of Jump Scares seems self-explanatory, but it’s really not.