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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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From PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE To PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS To THE CROW; RINGS Director Javier Gutiérrez Tells All On SHOCK WAVES!

Ryan Turek is back with a report from Sundance, and he joins co-hosts Rob Galluzzo and Elric Kane to catch up on all the latest horrors. First up, Rob goes into the third dimension with TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D and Twilight Time’s new release THE MAD MAGICIAN. Ryan tells us about the new RESIDENT EVIL, both […]

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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 […]

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28 Horror Movies That Make Us Excited for 2017

The horror genre is alive and well and will probably live forever — so we all have a lot to look forward to next year, and the year after that, and so on, and beyond. But let’s just focus on 2017 for the moment, shall we? After a banner year for scary movies in 2016, […]

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FRIDAY THE 13TH, GHOSTBUSTERS, RESIDENT EVIL and THE CROW – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Horror fans have a lot to celebrate this week… and also a lot of disappointments. Big new movies are coming, exciting possible projects got canceled, and some new trailers are here to blow your mind or at least keep you busy for a few, joyous minutes. Let’s not waste any more time. Here’s this week’s […]

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In Defense Of The Damsel In Distress

After the explosion of misogyny that came along with the new GHOSTBUSTERS movie, there’s been a lot of discussion about female representation in male dominated film genres. Women are often regulated to secondary characters and a large amount of films fail the Bechdel test, a test that asks whether a work of fiction features at […]

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UMBRELLA CORPS: Bare Bones and Starving – Where It Went Wrong

Capcom’s UMBRELLA CORPS released this month and to say gamers were not impressed would be an understatement.  UMBRELLA CORPS might not be winning any game of the year awards anytime soon, but we can officially crown it the worst RESIDENT EVIL game to ever release. Let’s take a look at where UMBRELLA CORPS went wrong. […]

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Can RESIDENT EVIL 7 Revitalize the Series Without The Father of Survival Horror?

In order to understand the influence of RESIDENT EVIL, you have to understand how it came to be through eyes of the father of the survival horror genre, Shinji Mikami. Shinji Mikami came to work at Capcom in 1990 as a game planner. He had a dark past where he had admitted being afraid of his […]

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Are These the 10 Scariest Video Games Ever?

During these rainy gloomy days there’s nothing better than locking yourself in your home and totally immersing yourself in some truly horrifying video games. Here is a quick list of the scariest games ever to help you through the spring rainy season. DEAD SPACE In space no one can hear you scream, but in your own […]

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RESIDENT EVIL Games: Ranked Worst to Best (Just In Time For UMBRELLA CORPS)

With Capcom’s newest game, UMBRELLA CORPS, set to release on June 21st, we figured it was as good a time to look back at the epic survival horror series and rank some of the most memorable releases from worst to best. 10 (Worst)- RESIDENT EVIL 5 RESIDENT EVIL 5 was the fifth major game release […]

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Five Horror Video Games That Would Make AWESOME Movies!

It’s been decades since video games started invading movie theaters, but after all this time the best (official) adaptations are still pretty underwhelming. Sure, MORTAL KOMBAT and SILENT HILL are okay, but where’s this genre’s breakaway hit? Where’s the video game movie equivalent of THE DARK KNIGHT? A big part of the problem is that […]

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HALF-LIFE, THE CROW and MUSICAL RESIDENT EVIL?! – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Development Hell is a lot like actual Hell, in that nobody wants to go there and hardly anything ever leaves. This week on the Horror News Rundown we’re getting updates on several promising film franchises that are either trying to emerge from the Hollywood production quagmire or sinking ever deeper inside of it. (Usually both.) […]

The 8 Best Next-Generation Horror Video Games

So you’ve got an Xbox One or a PS4 and you want some horror, do you? Well you’re in luck. The current systems have been blessed (cursed?) with a great number of excellent horror games, each of which are guaranteed to leave you up at night, shivering under the covers. So grab one, turn off […]