The Real World Reflected In The Vanishing Of Ethan Carter

Video games often strive to appear "realistic" in one way or another, but the new indie horror game The Vanishing of Ethan Carter took things a step further verisimilitude-wise: creating many of its levels by pulling from real-world photographs. » 10/06/14 11:30am 10/06/14 11:30am

Video Game Artist Turns Her Own Face Into Monster Material

One moment, it's a pleasant mask of a female face. The next, it's the shriveled mask of a nightborne hell-beast. Sweet dreams! » 4/24/14 9:40am 4/24/14 9:40am

​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

See the Cool Tech That Makes This Game’s Hand-Made Objects Go Digital

It costs money to make things in a video game. The software needed to achieve an eye-catching aesthetic aren't cheap and the manpower to run them costs money, too. So, when it came time to make their upcoming project Rustclad, the folks at Skull Theater took a different approach: they're making most of the objects… » 2/28/13 12:00pm 2/28/13 12:00pm