Rebecca Porter and I were strangers, as far as I knew. Facebook, however, thought we might be connected. Her name popped up this summer on my list of “People You May Know,” the social network’s roster of potential new online friends for me.
Over the last few weeks, a YouTube channel has been uploading a Let’s Play of a game called Petscop. On the surface, Petscop appears to be a peppy animal collecting game that was never officially released. Hiding underneath that, though, is a dark and fucked up game that references real-life child killings. Nobody can…
“I don’t like scary stuff,” you tell people—as if it’s an allergy of some kind. You won’t go to haunted houses, you wouldn’t dream of playing the new Resident Evil, and your fingers are perpetually crossed in the hope your moviegoing friends won’t pick a horror flick. Well, what if I told you scaring yourself is…
Watch as the fine folks from Tested take one of my favorite things in the whole world and transform it into endless nightmare.
Being inside a sex doll factory and watching all that plastic nakedness get shaped is much more haunting than it is titillating. It gets unsettling, like if you were trapped inside a scene from a horror movie and couldn’t get out. But it’s also somewhat intriguing, just to see the mixture of products and body parts…
Active Worlds is an MMO from 1995 that nobody really plays anymore. That’s where this story begins.
Sony showed off three new concepts at the Mobile World Congress today, but they all share one thing in common: They’re a little bit creepy.
When Furby hit store shelves in November 1998, it was an instant hit. Kids loved it. Parents loved it. People paid three times the Furby’s retail value just to get one for the holidays, and within three years, Furby had sold 40 million units. Now, nearly two decades later, it’s the seedy world of Furby hackers and…
Battlefield 4’s new Zavod: Graveyard Shift map can get kind of spooky when you turn off the lights.
Over time, fans have noticed that underneath all those bright colors and cheery attitude, Splatoon can be a pretty creepy game. Surely Nintendo has an explanation for that, right? Well...
It’s pretty easy to miss Splatoon’s creepiest moments. Had someone not pointed it out to me, I never would have noticed!
It turns out this Rare platformer is hiding some dark secrets.
Do attractive female fighting game characters in skimpy outfits bother you? Then meet Killer Instinct's latest combatant, Hisako. You'll like her. She'll break your bones from the inside.
Not only is there a hidden message inside one of the most important moments of Dragon Age, players think that it might be teasing what's coming next for the franchise.
I've seen some creepy video game shenanigans in my time— for instance, Grand Theft Auto V's silent, ruthlessly determined serial killer. This, however, might just take the cake.
Typically, when you fall through the map in a game you don't expect to find anything aside from an endless void. But if you happen to fall through the map in the exact right place in Dragon Age Inquisition, you might find something a little weird.
Ah, Shadow of Mordor orcs. So silly. And also so, so creepy when they want to be. Reddit user ootinii captured this particularly...vivid taunt from a nemesis I have yet to come across in my own orc-slaying adventures.
Redditor Mune15 ran into this delightful little cherub while playing the latest downloadable content for BioShock Infinite.
As Christmas approaches, now is the time to reflect on holidays past. And what better way to celebrate that than with an incredibly creepy song about the N64?