Shinji Mikami is video games’ most enduring horror icon—our Shelley, our Walpole, our Carpenter and Craven. Other developers use the man’s language like a pocket dictionary. Every time something jumps through a window, Mikami’s there, grinning and taking a long drag off a cigarette—got ya again. When some improbably…
Is there anything scarier than a door in a horror game? I submit that there is not.
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…
Horror games strike a balance between player control and dread. Getting chased by a murderer with giant scissors or dealing with legions of zombies is pretty scary. Thankfully, brave speedrunners are here to tackle them for us.
Resident Evil Revelations was released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One last month, with a Nintendo Switch version slated for November. If you’re thinking “This game again?” you’re not alone.
Board games. They’re fun! And loads of people who play them also play video games. And the companies who make board games are really starting to figure this out.
Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite arrives this week, bringing a revamped two-character tag-team battle system and cinematic storytelling to the long-running crossover series. The fighting is a blast. The storytelling could use some work.
In Ho Chi Minh City, a clinic was reportedly surprised to learn its logo looked exactly like Umbrella Corporation’s emblem from Resident Evil.
Wonder what action-adventure games are most popular in Japan? Let’s find out! There might be some surprises... Then again, there might not.
Getting locked in a room causes a lot of anxiety. Getting locked in a room modeled after Resident Evil’s Spencer Mansion? That’s downright scary. The Resident Evil Escape Experience seeks to capture all the intrigue and puzzle solving from the famous horror series. I set out to solve its secrets last night and had an…
The Resident Evil movie franchise may have recently come out with The Final Chapter, but the curtain’s not drawn on this series just yet. Variety is reporting that there are plans to make a six-movie reboot of the video game film series.
Typically, delays are announced via press release. Capcom, however, filmed a three-minute clip to announce it’s pushing back the release of Resident Evil 7 free DLC Not A Hero.
One of the best horror games ever developed came out for the Famicom in 1989 from Capcom. It was a rare, licensed game that was somehow better than its source material.
If you’ve finished Resident Evil 7, please continue. If not, don’t! Because Capcom has commented on something that’s been bugging fans since they’ve finished the game.
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.
Resident Evil 7's most distressing horror technique is not a well placed jump scare or dangerous boss encounter. It’s the teeth. Those terrifying, perfect teeth. Thanks to series producer Masachika Kawata, we finally know what the deal is with everyone’s stellar dental work.
One of the most striking things about Resident Evil 7 is just how gore filled it is. It’s packed with chopped off limbs and sickening body horror. But it seems that the experience is a tamer in Japan.
Speedrunners continue to tear their way through Resident Evil 7, facing down its horrors with no hesitation. The fastest runs are on easy mode and use special weapons. One runner cranked the difficulty all the way up and hacked their way through with a pocket knife.
Despite having a taste for horror movies and novels, horror video games freak me the hell out. Still, I was curious about Resident Evil 7's promise of a Southern Gothic zombie game. Like millions of other scaredy cats out there, I decided to watch it on YouTube instead of playing it.
Resident Evil games are a big deal. People love them! Especially in Japan. Let’s see how the latest release did in its first week on sale in the country.