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What’s a Game That You Heard About As a Kid, But Didn’t Play Until Later?

Most of my early Resident Evil experiences were… extremely vicarious.
Danielle Riendeau
5.22.18
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The Lo-Fi Flaws That Define Our Favorite Old Games

Enhanced backwards compatibility and remastered editions often erase the weird, goofy charm of old games.
Rob Zacny
11.13.17
The Evil Within

'The Evil Within 2' Makes You Forget The Original Sucked

A 'Hannibal'-inspired horror game that ditches trial-and-error gameplay for open spaces and player creativity.
Patrick Klepek
10.13.17
zombies

Gaming's Greatest, Romero-Worthy Zombies

With the late George A Romero claiming games have done more to popularize the (mostly) brain-hungry undead, let’s look at some of the best.
Mike Diver
7.17.17
Dino Crisis

If There’s to Be a Dino Crisis Comeback, Please Make it a Terrifying One

If Capcom does choose to revive its survival-horror series, it needs to emphasize the scary side of it over anything else.
Ian Stokes
4.7.17
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Capcom Explains the Long, Confusing Journey of Making 'Resident Evil 7'

Originally, they were going to make a sequel in the same style as 'Resident Evil 6.'
Patrick Klepek
3.22.17
Resident Evil 7

Let's Talk About How 'Resident Evil 7' Falls Apart at the End

In the closing hours, 'Resident Evil 7' isn't content to go its own way, falling into the same traps as its predecessors.
Patrick Klepek
2.21.17
Postscript

The Spooky Whispers of 'Resident Evil 7'

'Resident Evil 7' succeeds where recent series entries have failed: by exercising restraint.
Cameron Kunzelman and Patrick Klepek
2.4.17
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Appreciating the Funny Side of ‘Resident Evil 7’

It’s truly horrific in places, but in others, Capcom’s latest might have you thinking of the violent slapstick of ‘The Young Ones’ or ‘Bottom’.
Ed Smith
1.31.17
HORROR

VHS, Resident Evil, and the Found Footage Tradition

'Resident Evil 7' fits into the spooky, static-y tradition of found footage horror.
Olivia White
1.29.17
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Family Matters: How Humans Became the Real Horrors of ‘Resident Evil 7’

We speak to the game’s producer and director about how a less-is-more approach makes for a more relatable and scarier experience.
Mike Diver
1.25.17
Podcasts

We Discuss ‘Resident Evil 7’ and ‘Gravity Rush 2’ on Waypoint Radio

In terms of video games, 2017 is already off to a really great start.
Patrick Klepek
1.23.17