The Sights and Sounds of DOOM

Happy #Spooktober, everyone! As far as scary games go, images of id Software’s 1993 classic corridor shooter, DOOM, like this one… …this one…

System Shock 3 Gets New Trailer at GDC 2019

I’ll be honest, I forgot this game was even coming. The System Shock series of games has become the stuff of gaming legend over the years, so the idea that another one is in the works is still taking some time to sink in. Regardless, System Shock 3 is coming, and we have a new…

Monstrum is a New Mesh of Roguelike and Survival Horror

Developed by Team Junkfish, Monstrum promises to combine the best elements of the survival-horror and roguelike genres. All the elements appear to be here, but the question is whether or not the team behind it can really pull it off.

Tartarus Will Ask Players to Survive…One Command at a Time

Things have gotten a little out of hand aboard the MRS TARTARUS, haven’t they? You’ve got a missing crew, a crippled ship, and the only one able to do anything about it is you, the exceedingly unqualified-for-this-situation ship’s cook. Oh, and the ship is on course to crash into Neptune if the situation isn’t changed…

Observer: A Cyberpunk Experience from Bloober Team

The makers of “Layers of Fear” have announced a new game recently. The project is known as “Observer” and appears to be a horror game set in a cyberpunk style future. It looks promising, but question is whether or not Bloober Team has learned from past mistakes and criticisms.

Narcosis Seems to be Anything But Sleepy

March 2017 has been a important month for games thus far. It’s been high-profile release after high-profile release so far, and with the next Dark Souls III dlc and final Destiny live event set to drop next week, it doesn’t look like things will be slowing down anytime soon. With all these major releases dropping one…

FNAF 5: Where Sister Location Went Wrong

For those of you out there who have been following the Five Nights at Freddy’s series, either by playing through them yourself or by watching others do so on Youtube, you will know that a fifth game has recently been released that greatly diverges from the usual FNAF formula.  While each of the original four…

FNAF: It’s Just Too Scary

I am sure that at this point in time, almost everyone has heard about a pretty spooky series of games called Five Nights at Freddy’s.  In general, the premise of the games is to survive five nights (plus bonus nights, if you so choose, though bonus was a bad choice of words on my part),…

[REVISITED] Immersion and the Breaking of it

We close out our month of reblogs (thanks for following along!) with this fantastic article from David of Plus10Damage, a brilliant gaming site in its own right that you should totally check out. In this article, David maps out the notion of immersion in horror games and what happens when that connection between game and…