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Survival Horror Meets Alien Abduction in This Game Preview for THE HUM: ABDUCTIONS!

Totwise Studios has released some new footage of survival-horror game THE HUM: ABDUCTIONS, and the vids’ creepy atmosphere and the game’s novel concept have a lot of gamers curious. First, the footage… here: Abductions – Scenes May 2016 from Totwise Studios on Vimeo. …and here: TheHum Abductions – Alien Entering Room played with HTC Vive […]

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This Week in Video Games: 7 DAYS TO DIE for Console, New FREDDY’S Trailer, WARCRAFT Movie and More!

Welcome to first ever “The Week in Video Games,” a weekly column covering the major events, releases, and gossip from the world of video games. This week: Blizzard scores a huge win… and a huge loss, NO MAN’S SKY disappoints everyone before it’s even finished, a game with zombies is announced for consoles (finally!) and […]

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10 Really Freaking Bizarre Video Games

When I was a kid, I used to love going to the video store to rent video games. Yes, young readers. Stashed amongst the endless sea of VHS tapes were loads upon loads of video games (mostly for NES and Sega because all this hit a peak in the early 90s). So just like I […]

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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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Video Game Mind Control: The Wild Legend & Real Story of the Game POLYBIUS

POLYBIUS is one of the greatest legends to come out of the 1980s. It has everything a great 80s story needs: console arcade games, mind control, subliminal messages, men in black from the government, and enough amnesia-inducing triangle-shaped graphics to make an entire generation of gamers forget they ever played it. A few weeks back, […]

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From POLYBIUS to SAD SATAN: The Five Most Haunted Video Games!

Beginning with a disturbing arcade cabinet from the early 1980s and ending with a Deep Web nightmare from last year, below is a chronological list of haunted video games. Not video games about hauntings, but games that are haunted. If you believe what you read on the Internet (and why wouldn’t you?) these unsettling and […]

Want to Win a Million Dollars for Playing a Video Game?

This April 1st through the 3rd,  Major League Gaming will be hosting one of the biggest video game tournaments in North American history with a million dollars in prize money on the table. And your parents told you playing video games wouldn’t get you anywhere! COUNTER-STRIKE: GLOBAL OFFENSIVE’s “Major Championship” is about to hit the Nationwide Arena in […]

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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 […]

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UPDATE: Sneak a Peek at Jason’s Most Brutal Kills From FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME!

Game developer Gun Media recently released a video of some of the kills from Friday the 13th: The Game… and even in a high-tech motion capture lab, Jason Voorhees is effin’ brutal! Check this out… That patented FRIDAY THE 13TH viciousness comes to you courtesy of actor Kane Hodder, who played the merciless killer in more of the franchise’s movies […]

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Watch This Terrifying Live-Action Short Based on the “P.T.” Game Teaser

Back in August of 2014, legendary game designer Hideo Kojima (Metal Gear Solid) and genre icon Guillermo Del Toro (PAN’S LABYRINTH, CRIMSON PEAK) released P.T., a playable teaser for Silent Hills (yes, plural), Sony’s proposed (and later dropped) experimental reboot/sequel to the Silent Hill game series… and gamers everywhere immediately freaked out. The teaser’s bizarre nightmare […]

The Ten Most Terrifying Moments in Non-Horror Video Games

Horror fans are a jaded lot. The first time you see a zombie gnawing on a screaming victim’s intestine, it’s scary, but by the time you’ve seen it happen 73,134 times, it kinda loses its pop. Sometimes, though, horror sneaks up on you, like the serial killer standing behind your desk. Right. Now. Sometimes the […]

The Most Anticipated Horror Games of 2016, Part 2: The A-List!

If only half of the horror games scheduled for release this year deliver on their promises, 2016 will be the year horror gaming breaks huge. Whether it’s the wealth of innovative, quirky games coming out of kickstarter (check out that list here), disturbing psychouts that bubble up from the darkest corners of the web, AAA […]

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The Most Anticipated Horror Games of 2016, Part 1: It Came From Kickstarter!

There aren’t a whole lot of horror games coming out from the big game publishers in 2016. Instead of trying to scare you, EA, Activision and the rest are dropping a ton of tried and true war simulators, fantasy games, and sequels. But don’t despair. This is great news for fans of horror games. In […]