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The Internet Reacts To The New Silent Hill

Nobody was expecting a new Silent Hill game—much less one that stars Walking Dead actor Norman Reedus, and is being made by Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro. But that's exactly what a little demo released on the PS4 store yesterday surprisingly teased for some players who beat it: a new horror game called Silent… » 8/13/14 4:00pm 8/13/14 4:00pm

7 Thoughts on the Strangeness of Silent Hill

The best Silent Hill games have always been about psychological terror, the emotions that haunt and wrack the protagonists with guilt and regret. Yes, thrills abound and there are horrific monsters, but it's the mental anguish that overwhelms players and keeps us going back to the city in a murky haze that is nebulous… » 8/13/14 11:30am 8/13/14 11:30am

Hideo Kojima And Guillermo del Toro Team Up For New Silent Hill

Yeah, this is actually happening. Classic horror game series Silent Hill is back, with Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima and famed horror movie director Guillermo del Toro involved. Walking Dead TV show actor Norman Reedus is the star. It was revealed in the form of an interactive teaser on the PlayStation Store. » 8/12/14 6:19pm 8/12/14 6:19pm

Classic Video Games Reimagined As R.L. Stine Goosebumps Books

If It Were Stine is a Tumblr by cover designer Theodore Holmstead-Scott and blurb writer Jude Deluca that reimagines horror movies as book covers from the popular “Goosebumps” series by R.L. Stine. There's quite a few video game-inspired book covers, including Bioshock, Tomb Raider, and Silent Hill: » 7/30/14 8:40pm 7/30/14 8:40pm

7 Strangest Bathroom Scenes in Gaming

Strange stuff happens in bathrooms, both in real life and in games. Bowels are a reminder that we are organic machines that need fuel, processing, and excretion. While games are full of strange foods, there aren't as many bathrooms and I've always wondered why so few RPGs have bathrooms when they're trying to… » 7/17/14 10:00am 7/17/14 10:00am

​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