One tiny change in Fallout 4's Automatron DLC and its robot building process can make a lot of difference.
A custom-built Thomas the Tank Engine toy that can “walk” on walls or ceilings and its eyes glow in the dark? Just perfect to give us nightmares.
The internet is a vast, unknowable place. The parts you and I interact with on a daily basis are a very small sliver of what’s actually floating around out there. The web can go deep, and it can get dark.
YouTube entertainer PewDiePie likes to record himself doing scary things, like playing Amnesia: The Dark Descent or the Cry of Fear Half-Life 2. His reactions are glorious moments of pure panic. It's like having a surrogate pants-pisser.
Nine students trapped in an otherworldly school building in which spirits are trying to kill them in grisly ways, if they don't eat each other first; we don't need high-quality 3D graphics where the downloadable PSP title Corpse Party is going.
In today's spooktacular edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter God Hand BrynnFlynn wonders if they're alone in being so terrified by a game that they just couldn't go on.
Don't look away. Don't even blink. Exploring new ways to instill fear in the upcoming adventure update for Minecraft, creator Notch explores placing the responsibility for terror on the players themselves, creating a creature that's equal parts Doctor Who Weeping Angels and Super Mario's Boo.
As the entertainment world's zombie outbreak continues unabated, one of the nation's top minds seeks an answer to a pressing question: What makes humans fear these brain-hungry abominations, aside from the whole brain-eating thing.
I tried my best to avoid ever sharing this epic creation by Chris Dane Owens, but someone at Bethesda thinks it's a good representation of what Oblivion would look like as a music video.
It is an advertising truism that Sex Sells, but so does fear. Whether it is fear of human odours fuelling deodorant marketing or fear of Terror selling a war, manipulating our darkest fears is a surefire way to get the public to sign on the dotted line. Full marks then for Gamestop's latest ad which is all about…