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video games 

Lead Your Own Diabolical Death Cult on THE SHROUDED ISLE!

There are tons of mind-bendingly strange and confounding computer games available from the Steam community… but the H.P. Lovecraft-inspired, elegantly nightmarish “cult simulator” THE SHROUDED ISLE stands out as kind of brilliant in its doom-filled weirdness. Designed by Kitfox Games (the team behind MOON HUNTERS and SHATTERED PLANET), the scenario of ISLE is deceptively straightforward: […]

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BENDY AND THE INK MACHINE: The Creepiest Newcomer to Horror Gaming

Have you played BENDY AND THE INK MACHINE yet? This first-person horror game plays on the weirdness of childhood (something it has in common with smash hit FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY’S). It’s set in an abandoned animation factory where wage-slave artists once created cartoons starring Bendy, a smiling but oddly malevolent creature. When you first […]

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Player Beware! Looking Back at GOOSEBUMPS Game ESCAPE FROM HORRORLAND

For many kids born and raised in the 1990s, GOOSEBUMPS was their first taste of the horror genre. R.L. Stine’s successful book series spawned an equally beloved TV series, and led to a merchandising empire that wouldn’t be challenged until a certain scarred wizard came onto the scene. One of the inevitable multimedia avenues that […]

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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 […]

Films video games 

Gory New Trailer for FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME Features Non-Stop Kills!

In celebration of the upcoming release of FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE VIDEO GAME, developer Gun Media has dropped a new trailer, and it’s all kills. A true celebration of violence, the trailer features three straight minutes of Jason Voorhees brutally stabbing, crushing, impaling, and destroying unlucky camp counselors. You know you want to watch! Legendary […]

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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 […]

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Gory Gameplay Footage From FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME Finally Revealed — Watch It NOW!

Attendees at the E3 Convention got a taste of slasher heaven today when game developers Gun Media unveiled the first-ever glimpse of genuine gameplay from their long-awaited FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME… and if the clip below is any indication, this may be the best thing to happen to the infamous franchise in a long time. […]

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Epic Sci-Fi Horror Game PREY Announced for 2017!

At its E3 2016 press event, video game publisher Bethesda announced PREY, a first person sci-fi horror game for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. PREY is slated for release in 2017. Bethesda didn’t show a ton of footage of the game, but what they did drop was pretty spectacular: The year is 2032, […]

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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 […]

Watch This Brutally Terrifying Gameplay Preview For OUTLAST 2!

Horror gamers: Your day is about to get so much better. More than ten minutes of gameplay footage from survival horror game OUTLAST 2 has been released from PAX East this weekend, and it looks remarkable. Check it out: The stripped-down suspense and no-mercy brutality that made developer Red Barrels’ OUTLAST a surprise hit are back, as […]

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THE THEATER: a Vintage PC Game With a Nightmarish History

Creepypasta lore is filled with strange and unexplained accounts of hacked, haunted and hallucinatory video games, some of which have allegedly affected the minds of those who played them… or maybe even caused their deaths. This entry is one of the most ominous of these stories. It’s also sort of a cautionary tale, about the risks […]

Toys 

LAYERS OF FEAR Review: Peel Back The Terror

LAYERS OF FEAR is a haunted house turned into a video game. There’s something to be said for a game whose sole purpose is to utterly disorient and terrify you, and in that goal, it succeeds remarkably. This is a horror game that’s absolutely packed with scares, leaving you a frightened mess throughout its five hour […]