​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

Beijing's Smog - It's Like Living in Silent Hill All the Time

If you've read any international news regarding China recently, you'll definitely have read about the environmental disaster that is Beijing's air.


Over the weekend and heading into the week, Beijing's been covered in a terrible haze of "smog", causing issues with traffic, air travel, and most importantly health. The… » 1/14/13 8:00am 1/14/13 8:00am

Did You Buy a Borked Silent Hill HD on Xbox 360? Here, Have Frogger on …

Konami's considerate decision not to patch the broken Xbox 360 version of the Silent Hill HD Collection » 8/10/12 8:00pm 8/10/12 8:00pm (read: because it costs money) has led the publisher to offer a free game to those who complain (read: because it costs less money). You just have to to get the offer, . Looking at the list of freebies, it sounds…

Silent Hill HD's Bugs Get Patched for PS3—But Not for Xbox 360

"Plans for an Xbox 360 title update," to Silent Hill HD Collection, "have been cancelled due to technical issues and resources," Konami said today in an official statement. A PS3 title update, however, has gone forward, and it will fix problems involving frame rate and audio-synching, "and other reported issues. » 8/08/12 7:00pm 8/08/12 7:00pm

Horror Is Not Mainstream

With each new year, it feels like I'm watching another horror series becomes less horrific. Resident Evil, Alien, and most recently, Dead Space. What started out as pure, hardcore horror becomes a fun, popcorn-munching good time. » 7/21/12 12:00am 7/21/12 12:00am