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Films 

Escape From Development Hell: The Lost Adventures of Snake Plissken

Despite Snake Plissken’s status as one of the most iconic anti-heroes in genre cinema, he hasn’t had that many outings. Since arriving in 1981’s ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK he’s fronted two movies and some comic spin-offs, but little else. It says a lot about Kurt Russell’s performance and the world John Carpenter crafted around him […]

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OCCULT WARFARE: Revisiting Clive Barker’s JERICHO

You and your heavily armed squad step into the arena to face the end level boss who is suspended from the ceiling by hooks. This is Governor Cassus Vicus, an obese pervert whose been having a non-stop 3,000-year orgy of sex, torture and cannibalism in his self-made Hell. You point your machine gun at Vicus, whereby he laughs and […]

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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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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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You’ll Battle The Works Of H.P. Lovecraft In PS4’s CALL OF CHTULHU: THE OFFICIAL VIDEO GAME

Personally, I’m not much of a video game player, but it’s things like this that made me wish I was. Developed by Cyanide Studio, Playstation has debuted a teaser trailer for their upcoming game CALL OF CHTULHU: THE OFFICIAL VIDEO GAME. Check it out below, along with the full game & video synopsis! The trailer […]

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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 […]

Scary Fun video games 

Feel the Rage! Watch Rooster Teeth’s Hilariously Bizarre “RAGE QUIT” Gaming Videos

Have you ever played a video game that just made you want to flip tables? Yeah, me too. Mine was GRAND THEFT AUTO: VICE CITY. I could never get past that goddamn helicopter mission where you had to plant bombs in a three-level car garage with a limited amount of time. After about 100 failed […]

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ALIEN Sequels, FRANKENSTEIN Reboots and THE DARK TOWER — This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Reboots and sequels and Blu-rays, oh my! This was a big, big week for continuations of our favorite horror franchises, with casting news, exciting new directors and strange cinematic follow-ups to a beloved book series. Let’s not waste any time getting to this week’s horror news rundown! Javier Bardem is the New FRANKENSTEIN Universal Pictures […]

video games virtual reality 

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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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, […]