The 13th Floor

Real Life Scares video games 

PETSCOP: The Horrific Mystery Behind This Allegedly Haunted Video Game

There’s an eerie tale unfolding right now on the Internet: Since March 12th, a  YouTuber who calls himself “Paul” has been sporadically uploading videos of PETSCOP — a previously unknown PlayStation One game. The walk-through starts as a cartoony nostalgia trip… but quickly turns into a surreal tale full of cryptic messages, dark clues, and hidden […]

Films Scary Fun 

The Legacy and Monstrous Variations of the Popular Card Game Fluxx

Fluxx is a highly fluid card game where the rules can change with the drop of a card. The game was created in 1996 by Andrew Looney for his gaming company, Looney Laboratory. A year later the game went from the original run of a few thousand units to a massive worldwide distribution. Since then, […]

Films video games 

The Horror! Francis Coppola is Developing the APOCALYPSE NOW Video Game

Get ready for some some crazy news: There’s a new survival horror-style video game in development based on Francis Ford Coppola’s Vietnam epic APOCALYPSE NOW. Before you mentally throw it into the dungheap of shovelware games that crap on classic movies, consider this: Coppola himself is behind the project, and has compiled a development team […]

Films video games 

How Italian Horror Cinema Inspired Survival Horror Video Games

Survival horror video games have changed a lot over the years — especially as the technology evolved along with our sensibilities. Soon, we’ll be able to play RESIDENT EVIL 7, OUTLAST 2, and DEATH STRANDING with VR options, putting players in the midst of total terror. But to understand where the subgenre is today, we […]

Scary Fun video games 

Revisiting the Classic Horror PC Game THE 7TH GUEST

Old Man Stauf built a house and filled it with his toys. Six Guests were invited one night, their screams the only noise. Blood in the Library, blood right up the hall, Dripping down the attic stairs, “Hey Guests!, try not to fall.” Nobody came out that night. Not one was ever seen. But Old […]

Real Life Scares 

Did the #Gamergate Controversy Cause the Disappearance of American McGee’s Sister?

Female hyper-sexualization as well as misogyny have been hot topics lately, especially when it comes to Harley Quinn in the recently released SUICIDE SQUAD film. A three second close-up of her butt in the trailer pretty much says it all. Some have said that her identity and character are compromised by focusing merely on her […]

video games 

Prepare for PERCEPTION: A First-Person Horror Game With a Blind Protagonist

I’m psyched for PERCEPTION. The upcoming first-person horror game from The Deep End Games features a remarkable gameplay twist: the main character is blind. You play as Cassie, a sightless woman who navigates through the haunted estate on Echo Bluff using echolocation — the sonar-like ability to “see” objects through reflected sound. That would be […]

Scary Fun video games virtual reality vr 

5 Absolutely Terrifying VR Games Coming in 2016!

Virtual Reality mixed with horror just seems like a no brainer. Technology that totally immerses the player has the potential for some incredible scares. I, for one, am looking forward to what is on the horizon as these two worlds collide, and some of the upcoming titles I have already tried aim to please and […]

Scary Fun Toys 

The 5 Best Recent Horror Tabletop Games

Have you been swept up in the tabletop game renaissance yet? If you’re a fan of horror you have no excuse not to dive in, and there are plenty of games with much to offer fans of darker, bloodier material. Here are five of the best recent titles. Eldritch Horror Designed by: Corey Konieczka and […]