Square wasn’t pulling punches when they developed their very first M-rated survival horror game, Parasite Eve. In the opening scene, the main character, Aya Brea, attends an opera where the entire audience spontaneously combusts. But what makes Parasite Eve so unique is that it shares more in common with Final Fantasy…
Scan lines and VHS winding noises greet you when you boot up Morph Girl. Inspired by Japanese horror and games like Firewatch, Morph Girl is a very interesting indie FMV game.
Tokyo Dark is a game about a cursed mask and ritualistic murder, but under the surface, it’s also a game about hurt people hurting people. Its complex writing and unique take on a sanity meter make it easy to care about the characters trapped in its tragic, bloody world.
You’ve heard of side-scrollers, but what about depth-scrollers? DARQ, an upcoming psychological horror game, allows you to bend physics in order to solve puzzles.
One of the most common horror tropes in Japanese horror involve taxis, with stories of scary passengers or terrifying drivers.
On torrent site The Pirate Bay, typically the domain of illegal rips of media, one username among dozens uploading the horror game Darkwood stands out: the game’s publisher. Today, the Poland-based Acid Wizard Studio uploaded their own game for free with “no catch, no added pirate hats for characters,” their torrent…
There are a lot of nightmarish things about KFC, including but not limited to mutant chickens and a sandwich where the bread is chicken filets. Now KFC is owning the darker, crispier parts of its brand with a new VR horror game that’s become a “bizarre initiation rite” for new employees, according to Eater.
The image above is that of a woman trapped at the moment before her violent death, endlessly repeating the combination to a secret door she’ll never reach. It’s just one small sliver of the sci-fi mind-fuckery that awaits in the Rutger Hauer-voiced cyberpunk horror game Observer.
What’s the greatest horror game of all time? I’m willing to bet that your choice was a game with a first-person, or at least tightly-cropped, perspective. Horror relies on immersion to be effective, and a P.O.V. that puts you in the action will often enhance the experience.
Did you ever get one of those chain text messages? You know, the ones that say, “SeNd ThIS 2 !!!FIVE!!! peeple or els u will DIE 2NITE!!!” During my high school years, they became so pervasive that they were more annoying than scary. Horror visual novel The Letter changes all that.
Within a few days, footage of streamer JurassicJunkieLive screaming in terror as his toddler daughter, Jessica, pops up behind him has become the most viewed clip on Twitch of all time.
Survival horror game The Evil Within is getting a sequel, Bethesda announced today during its E3 press conference. Once again, Shinji Mikami of Resident Evil fame returns as a producer for this creepy series.
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Here’s Stoosh with something you don’t see every day: clown cosplay. Specifically, Pennywise from Stephen King’s It.
Glitched out texts, lush water colors and abandoned towns: Yurei Station, a visual novel that came out a few weeks ago on itch.io, uses these elements to create a horror game that lingers with you long after you’re done with it.
Most of the people interested in seeing Life, the astronaut thriller out on March 24, probably have certain expectations based on the movie’s familiar premise: human beings encounter extraterrestrial organism, terrifying things ensue, just as in Alien, Predator and other classics. But while that most basic plotline…
“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…
Living under racism as a black person makes one constantly ask themselves questions, chief amongst them “what are non-black people seeing when they look at me?” and its corollary “how much should I care about that shit, anyway?” Get Out dredges up the answers you already know in the goriest possible form.
PS VR horror game Here They Lie is receiving a PS4 and PS4 Pro release tomorrow. On PS VR, Kotaku editor-in-chief Stephen Totilo and editor-at-large Kirk Hamilton found it a little grainy, but scary.