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.
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!
Here’s a horror game that wants to tap into every parent’s worst nightmare: losing a child.
Far Cry 4 can be a very silly game. It's hard to keep a straight face when playing anything with exploding animals launching every which way. But that's not all Far Cry is. Placed in the right hands, the shooter can be downright terrifying.
Every GTA hides secrets—rare and strange occurrences that would be right at home inside an episode of The X-Files. Some of them are scripted. Some aren't. All of them end up logged and documented by players.
It might be an exceedingly violent game, but most of Shadow of Mordor has felt strangely...pleasant and lighthearted. That is: until I come across an orc that giggles maniacally instead of saying anything. So scary. So, so scary.
No, I wasn't planning on sleeping tonight anyway. Or the rest of this month, for that matter.
Redditor Mune15 ran into this delightful little cherub while playing the latest downloadable content for BioShock Infinite.
Come wander the dark, flickering hallways of Upsilon, the first environment video from Soma, the sci-fi horror game from the makers of Amnesia.
One of the most villainous ways to raise the fear level in a game is to throw in a psycho clown. That clown is hides behind his stupid fake smile, searching for a way to earn your trust.
So, I've made no secret of the fact that I'm a bit of an Animal Crossing addict. The game continues to be a smash hit in Japan. So much so that even now, almost a month after its initial release, most stores are still sold out with only the download version available. Players clock into their villages every day to…
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.
Are you ready for Halloween? Have you gotten scared by anything recently? Perhaps a little creeped out that somewhere in the dark corners of your neighborhood, there sits a silent stalker in a white, blank mask, waiting… waiting… waiting for you to be alone?
Ordinarily, you toss a video like this on YouTube, and every comment shouts it down as fake. But anyone who's played indie horror hit Amnesia: The Dark Descent knows this guy's skin-crawling, pupil-dilating, sphincter-clenching, headphone-grabbing reactions are on the level.
So there was this guy, and he bought a Majora's Mask cartridge from a creepy old guy, and it had wicked scary glitches in it, like Link would burst into flame while the Song of Healing played backward, and ...
She's played a Bond girl and a nymph who beguiled the gods, but someone out there thinks British actress Gemma Arterton might not be sexy enough for her role as the renamed Farah in next month's Prince of Persia movie.
A man calls the plumbing company to complain about the two plumbers sent to fix his pipes, who instead go on a relatively subdued drug-fueled rampage in this College Humor video.