You'd Think A Horror Game Being Top-Down Would Make it Less Scary

But nope. Case in point: a terrifying new gameplay trailer for Darkwood, the procedurally generated top-down survival horror game we showed you two months back. Incidentally, there's an Indiegogo campaign going on for the game, so if Darkwood seems like something you'd want to check out, have a look. » 5/28/13 5:20am 5/28/13 5:20am

How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse, by REI

This infographic from sporting goods megastore REI—visiting the one in Denver was like going to Six Flags—isn't just amusing, it's in fact helpful. I never knew how to properly use a signal mirror before now. (Yes, I was a Boy Scout. No, I was not a good one. My only merit badge came for surviving the explosion of a… » 10/13/12 3:00pm 10/13/12 3:00pm

Survival Horror Just Isn't Popular Enough in America, Says Resident Evil

Anyone who follows video games knows that action games are big — very big. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 shattered sales records far and wide in its first 24 hours on store shelves and raked in a billion dollars in well under three weeks. The American video game market loves shooting things, and we love doing it in… » 3/23/12 1:00pm 3/23/12 1:00pm

Resident Evil 3 Vs. Resident Evil 4: Separating Survival Horror from…

Not all horror video games are created equally. Some focus on creating an atmosphere of isolation and vulnerability. Others rely on shock to frighten the player, while making sure there's enough firepower laying around to shoot horror right in the face. Confused? Perhaps this handy graphic will help. » 1/09/12 10:00am 1/09/12 10:00am