Quantcast
Community Discussion: Blog by Suburban Gamers | Girls Play Games: Spooky EditionDestructoid
Girls Play Games: Spooky Edition - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android




click to hide banner header
About
Hey everybody! I'm just another person addicted to playing and talking about video games. Like you!

If you enjoy the content here, head to my site for more posts from me and my friends:
http://suburbangamers.com

Or watch the fun we have over on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/rivalcrockpot

Or take in your doctor-prescribed dosage of SubrbnGeemerz using any or all of the following social media sites:
Twitter: @SuburbanGamers
Facebook: Suburban Gamers
Player Profile
Xbox LIVE:Rival Crock Pot
PSN ID:rivalcrockpot
Steam ID:rivalcrockpot
Follow me:
Suburban Gamers's sites
Badges
Following  


Hopefully, my fellow Suburban Gamer, you have already followed our Facebook page. No? That's OK. Well I would only assume you keep an eye on us over at our Twitter account...
What did you say? NO?!?!

Well. I'm sorry to say you then missed out on some of the greatest content Suburban Gamers have produced so far. It was a miniseries simply titled Girls Play Games: Spooky Edition, and boy was it a blast.

The premise is simple: we got girls to come over and play video games. Scary video games (ergo "Spooky Edition". Pretty clever, huh?). We wanted to start the series off with a bang so the immediate thought was to pick the Wii horror classic:



Obviously there was some misdirection on my statement above. We can all agree that this game is nothing but a pile of quick jump-scares and wonky controls in comparison to something like Resident Evil 4. The key is in the presentation, however. Games like Resident Evil, Silent Hill, and Fatal Frame become so cripplingly terrifying by creating ambiance. Making the player feel like something can happen at any moment, but carefully picking the proper moments to do so. All the situations bracing yourself for the potential scare around the corner is just as frightening or more than when it actually happens. Ju-On: The Grudge, however, will take any chance it can to eke even the smallest whimper of fear out of the player, thus making it perfect for quick play sessions and for. Also, the game is relatively simple to control and simple to complete outside of the sometimes poor level design.

We recruited six girls in all, which joined up into three pairs. The girls we invited knew they were going to play a scary video game. What they DIDN'T know, however, that our good friend Dan was hiding out in Grudge-esque attire behind the bookshelf next to them, waiting for the opportune moment to sneak out and take the duo on a one-way ticket to terror-vania. The result was a combination of horror and humor melded together in an explosion of awesomeness. Watch the series below:


Jacyann and Kate in the Warehouse



Tori and Jordan in the Hospital




Chrissy and Jen in the Apartment Complex



Enjoy, and happy (much belated) Halloween!



Is this blog awesome? Vote it up!





Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.


Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more