Dead Space’s Isaac Clarke isn’t a space marine. He isn’t a special operative or part of a highly trained anti-alien task force. He’s just a ship engineer in a bad situation. But Issac does have a trump card: his trusty, powerful plasma cutter.
We’re starting up a playthrough of Visceral Games’ horror classic Dead Space right now on Twitch. Cut off their limbs!
Resident Evil is the zombie horror game, but its shambling corpses are slow and easy to avoid. To reinvigorate the series, Resident Evil 3: Nemesis created an unpredictable nightmare man who attacked unpredictably with terrifying speed. It robbed players of their sense of control, and in doing so created one of…
The Golden Age of survival horror games began in the mid-90s and ran for about a decade. Despite their often rudimentary graphics and dodgy gameplay, series like Resident Evil and Silent Hill explored B-movies and psychological horror in ways previously unfamiliar to gamers. Pick any “all-time best horror games” list,…
Resident Evil 7 was a watershed moment for the series that reinvigorated the languishing franchise. Series producer Masachika Kawata told us how the team over at Capcom brought the series home again.
I’ve been sneaking and shooting my way through Resident Evil 7 for the last day and loving it. It’s a big breath of fresh air that’s pretty damn terrifying. Here are some early thoughts on what works and what doesn’t.
Pewdiepie has been on YouTube for about five years now. Inevitably, some fans who have stuck with him the entire way through now think they miss the “old” Pewdiepie. That’s why Pewdiepie took to YouTube last weekend to talk about how awful and amateurish his early days actually were.
Layers of Fear, a promising horror game about a tortured artist, is leaving Early Access on February 16 for PC, Xbox One, and PS4. Patricia took a look at the in-development version of Layers of Fear last year, and having played it for myself, I can back her up: it’s terrifying.
Fallout 4 is set in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston is pretty close to Salem, the town famous for the wrongful execution of women who were suspected of being witches. Naturally, Bethesda had to include Salem in some way in Fallout 4—and they did!
I spent a few minutes staring at the screen when SOMA ended. It’s messed up, and even though you can see it coming, it’s still heartbreaking and shocking. At the heart of SOMA’s conclusion is something called the “coin flip” theory, which hardcore fans have been going back and forth on.
Few games shook me the way Outlast did in 2013, so it pleases me greatly that we’re finally getting a sequel next year.
If you’d like to be scared shitless tonight, you’ve come to the right place.
Some horror games hand the player a gun, while others force them to run and hide. The Night That Speaks goes another route: flipping your middle finger.
Things get pretty messed up the closing chapter of the Life is Strange saga. At times, Polarized can even feel like a straight-up horror game—which is new!
The P.T.-inspired Allison Road has cancelled its Kickstarter, and will instead partner up with Worms developer Team17. The move will “give us the chance to make our game unhindered creatively. The team is looking at ways to provide former backers with in-game rewards at a later date.
Ice-Pick Lodge is releasing a tweaked version of their cult classic horror game, Pathologic, this fall. It’s getting updated visuals, a brand-new translation, and more. They crowdfunded a remake coming in late 2016, as well.
I don’t think you’re supposed to perform your own spinal surgery, right?
Some players are rooting for the bad guy as humanity’s last hope, but why?
You find these pulsing monstrosities all over the place in SOMA. You don’t have to interact with most of them, but what happens when you do? It’s, uh, well...