https://youtu.be/NuNdPdhNsnk Polish developer Bloober Team has always been hit or miss for me, but there's no denying how well they've perfected atmospheric horror over the years. From Layers of Fear and Observer to Blair Witch and their first foray into "next-gen" with the initially Xbox Series X exclusive The Medium, the one thing they've all … Continue reading Let’s Talk About ‘The Medium’ – A Unique Horror Experience Soured By Its Problematic Narrative Delivery
Friday! Video games! Let's talk! Final Fantasy XIII will continue to be my long-term "chip away at" game for the next few weeks (or months), so I won't be including it in my weekly wrap-ups unless something important happens. For now, I'm still somewhere in what the game considers "disc 1" farming Aegisols in the … Continue reading [WEEKEND GAMING] Sneaking Through the Spirit World and Renaissance Point-and-clicks
The overall lack of quality-of-life features hinder an otherwise gripping Japanese horror tale in one of 2020's finer adventure games on ps4. What is Tokyo Dark: Remembrance? Initially released in 2017 on PC as simply Tokyo Dark, this enhanced port is a point-and-click Japanese horror game that finds Detective Ito Ayami (pictured above) in search … Continue reading [PS4 BACKLOG] Tokyo Dark: Remembrance
Invader Studios is a small development team from Italy that began working on a fanmade remake of Resident Evil 2 until Capcom got in touch and let them know they themselves were already working on an official release. Not wanting their hard work to go by the wayside, they turned their project into their very … Continue reading [REVIEW] Daymare: 1998 is a Passable, Passionate Can of Diet Resident Evil Cola
I absolutely LOVED Until Dawn -- it was the reason I bought a PS4 in the first place -- so I was stoked to see the folks at Supermassive working on a multi-platform series of smaller, similar horror titles, beginning with last year's Man of Medan. I did not like it, though. Man of Medan … Continue reading [TRAILER] The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope Gives Me A… Little… Hope. God Damnit.
When it comes to describing horror games, the term "Lovecraftian" gets thrown around whenever it's time to talk about gross monsters, loss of sanity, and a general fear of the unknown. I mean, H.P. Lovecraft's name is synonymous with horror (and racism and xenophobia) and plenty of writers are inspired by his earlier works, but … Continue reading Let’s Talk About ‘Call of Cthulhu: The Official Video Game’
Horror-themed RPGs are too few and far between for my liking, especially when it comes to home consoles, but last year the developers behind Life is Strange delivered a bloody brilliant original I.P. in Vampyr that I really didn't appreciate my first time around. A few weeks ago I started rewatching Buffy the Vampire Slayer … Continue reading [REVIEW] Vampyr
Happy Halloween, folks! As many of you know, my gaming diet largely consists of JRPGs, point-and-click adventure games, and survival horror, so to celebrate my favorite holiday, I wanted to do a quick rundown of my top five favorite horror titles of ALL TIME. This type of list always seems easy in theory but narrowing … Continue reading My Top 5 Favorite Horror Games of ALL TIME!
Back in 2003, Czech developer Future Games (which began with only five people) released a successful point-and-click horror game entitled The Black Mirror, which followed the cursed bloodline of the Scottish Gordon family. Fast-forward to 2017 (or, rewind, I guess, now that it's 2019), where the series was apparently relevant enough to receive a reboot … Continue reading [REVIEW] Black Mirror
October is the perfect month to dive into some great horror games, be it playing them yourself or watching a Let’s Play from the comfort of your pillow fort. Halloween is all about the spookies, after all, and I wanted to draw attention to some of my favorite lesser-knowns in the genre to help spread … Continue reading Holiday Horrors: Home Sweet Home