The 13th Floor

The Growing Obsession With Horror Escape Games

I’ve had the pleasure of living in Southern California for the past year and a half, and during that time, I’ve experienced more things than I ever knew possible. One of those has been the countless amount of “escape rooms” that have begun to pop up all throughout the area. Given my deep love of […]

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Mondo Announces an Epic Board Game Based on John Carpenter’s THE THING!

It was only a matter of time before the masterminds at creative collective Mondo got on board (pardon the pun) with the movie-centric tabletop game craze — a trend which so far has spawned insanely cool board games like the slasher-flick-themed MIXTAPE MASSACRE and a game based on John Carpenter’s BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA… […]

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NIGHT TERRORS: Horror’s Answer to POKEMON GO Now Available for Free!

Need something to do tonight? Download NIGHT TERRORS: THE BEGINNING. The augmented reality horror experience is now available for download on the iPhone store for free–the best price of all. I’ve written about this creepy AR horror game before, but for the uninitiated: NIGHT TERRORS uses your smartphone to haunt your house. You turn off […]

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You Lose — You Die: Ten Movies About Deadly Games of Survival

In THE BELKO EXPERIMENT, 80 American employees of the Belko Corporation are locked in their office building in Colombia (“where life is cheap!”) and are told over the loudspeaker that the new rule is “Kill or be killed.” Thirty people must die at the hands of their coworkers — or 60 will die when their […]

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A Brief History of Groundbreaking Horror Video Games

Horror is a medium that permeates all forms of popular media. Luckily for us fans, that means we have a neverending supply of scares at the tips of our fingers — including novels, television shows, movies, comic books, haunted houses… and, of course, video games. With the recent release (and return to form) of RESIDENT […]

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NIGHT TERRORS: THE BEGINNING — Download Horror’s Answer to POKEMON GO Now!

You should download NIGHT TERRORS: THE BEGINNING… if you have the stones for it. This playable teaser of developer Novum Analytics’ augmented reality game is available now for your mobile device, and I personally guarantee it will creep you the hell out. It works like this: You wait until dark, turn off all the lights, […]

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THE ELEVATOR RITUAL: Is This VR Horror Game Too Terrifying to Finish?

Horror is virtual reality’s killer app, and developers are creating virtual-reality experiences designed to put you in the middle of the most terrifying situations imaginable. For example, there’s THE ELEVATOR RITUAL: an interactive VR short story that puts the player deep inside a nightmarish urban legend. Out now on the Oculus Rift and loosely based on […]

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Play an Early Version of the Mega-Creepy Game WE HAPPY FEW Now!

If you’re anything like me, the E3 2016 trailer of trippy alterna-horror game WE HAPPY FEW resulted in a mini-stroke and a personal goal of playing it the second it is released. Well that second has come… sort of. Today, you can download and play an “early access” version of WE HAPPY FEW on Steam and […]

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Will VR Save Horror Games… Or Ruin Them?

It is undeniable that VR games are pretty cool. It is also undeniable that VR games are still finding their way. The majority of VR games out there are pretty basic – simple puzzles, little action, with a focus on the “feel”. This, in many ways, works great for horror games. In other ways, it […]

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Horror Wins Big! The Ten Scariest Video Games of E3 2016

2016’s Electronic Entertainment Expo ended last week, and while every possible kind of video game was represented, horror was the big winner. Below is a list of ten horror games that really impressed us.  OUTLAST 2 Horror fans that played Red Barrels’ surprise hit OUTLAST were nearly universal in their praise for the claustrophobic, stripped […]

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5 Reasons To Get Excited For the Arrival of DEAD RISING 4!

Capcom has released brand new details for DEAD RISING 4 at this year’s E3 conference in Los Angeles, California, set almost 16 years after the original DEAD RISING game, with protagonist Frank West returning to his roots in the good ol’ town of Willamette, Colorado. Frank will have to battle some hardcore new enemies this […]

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We Got an Inside Look at Gameplay for FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME!

If you’re into horror video games, classic slasher classics, or just things that rule, I’m sure you’ve already seen the just-released gameplay video from FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME. If not, check it out below: Cool, right? But there’s only so much you can tell from a short video, so I caught up with FRIDAY […]

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DEAD RISING 4 is Now Official: Zombie Smasher Frank West is Back!

It wasn’t exactly a well-kept secret, but Microsoft today officially confirmed that DEAD RISING 4 will be released in time for Christmas, and Frank West is back as its main character. With artificial snow drifting onto the audience at its 2016 E3 press conference to set the holiday mood, Microsoft showed off an incredible launch trailer […]