Horror Games

Resident Evil 2

I Wish 'Resident Evil 2' Let Me Be a More Compassionate Hero

'Resident Evil 2' is a scary, effective fantasy of permission and scarcity. But I want to be a different kind of survivor.
Danielle Riendeau
2.1.19
resident evil

Quick Thoughts on Capcom's Inspired, Scary as Hell 'Resident Evil 2' Remake

For the first time in a long time, a survival horror game that actually makes you feel like you're barely surviving.
Patrick Klepek
1.22.19
Postscript

Kitty Horrorshow's Latest Is a Horror Game For Our Scary Political Moment

Kitty Horrorshow's 'Castle Wormclot' evokes a massive, unknowable political machine.
Cameron Kunzelman
11.9.18
Paratopic

This Indie Horror Game is David Lynch by Way of Smash Cuts, Now on Steam

‘Paratopic’ is out on Steam now.
Danielle Riendeau
9.6.18
open thread

'Soma' Nailed Existential Dread About AI Long Before 'Westworld' Came Along

The latest episode introduced a concept that harkens back to Frictional’s existentially horrifying game.
Danielle Riendeau
5.15.18
Horror Games

Play This Very David Lynch Indie Horror Game

‘Desert of Vice’ has it all: surreal scenes, a spooky mystery, coffee and donuts.
Danielle Riendeau
4.18.18
open thread

Nothing Soothes a Sick Body Like Indulging in Horror Games

Horror games just feel better when you don't.
Danielle Riendeau
4.5.18
HORROR

'Paratopic' Turned My Nightmares into a PS1-Era Horror Game

'Paratopic' is an indie horror game that looks like it came out on a corrupted (or maybe possessed) Playstation 1.
Danielle Riendeau
4.5.18
free play

'Yume Nikki' is an Intensely Freaky, Mysterious Horror Game

Yume Nikki is a game that’s about wandering around spaces and seeing what’s there to see. And it’s a nightmare, through and through.
Cameron Kunzelman
1.17.18
HORROR

Even the Bleakest Horror Games End More Hopefully than 'Detention' Does

'Detention' deals in powerlessness and historical foundation to serve up truly bleak horror.
Gino Grieco
1.3.18
Horror Games

Why, Two Years Later, Sci-Fi Horror 'Soma' Is Nerfing Its Monsters

'SOMA,' a terrific and terrifying tale from the developers of 'Amensia: The Dark Descent,' is becoming a different game.
Patrick Klepek
11.28.17
Alien Isolation

'Alien Isolation' is $9 on PS+ Right Now

Creative Assembly’s terrifying, true-to-’Alien’ game is on deep discount at the Playstation Store.
Danielle Riendeau
8.15.17
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