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Five Nights at Freddy's Haunted House opening soon in Las Vegas

Circus Circus in Las Vegas is teaming up with the creator of the Five Nights at Freddy's (FNaF) series to create a haunted house that will feature his game's characters. Circus Circus creates several new haunted houses every ...   read

 
 
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Internet sleuths theorize Resident Evil 7 might include a demo for Resident Evil 2 Remake

Resident Evil 7, man. I just finished writing up how I felt about the E3 demo (the same one you can download on your PlayStation 4 right now, but in VR), but it won't be up until tomorrow. I'll ruin the surprise just a bit and tell you that...   read

 
 
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Review: The Town of Light

Sometimes the creepiest, most disturbing moments in horror games are the ones that keep us aware of our realities. The Town of Light tells a story from the Volterra asylum, an infamous mental institution in Italy shut down for its mistrea...   read

 
 
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IMSCARED is on Steam, and you should play it now

It's not that I don't want to write a shit-ton of fancy words about IMSCARED, one of my favorite horror games. It's just that the experience is worlds more impactful if you go into it blind. It does some... unsettling, unconventional things...   read

 
 
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Friday Night Fights - Krang-arang Rufio!

Huh. That thing kind of freaks me out... yet... deep down, I want to stick the D in it. I wonder if it has teeth? Hrm. Moving on... How is everyone this week? Doing good? Ready to play some games together? Sign up below if you want to host...   read

 
 
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Among the Sleep

Review: Among the Sleep

Childhood is a rare state of vulnerability that we only get to experience once in life -- full of bewilderment, innocence, and most of all an uncertainty of the unknown. Among the Sleep takes us back to this state, providing a unique lens...   read

 
 
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Dark water and the things below give me the shivers

If we're all confessing our gaming-related fears, I might as well share mine. I can't stand the water. More specifically, I can't stand what lives under the water. If there is ever a section of a game that will make me want to stop playing,...   read

 
 
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I think videogames made me hate funhouses

I don't like funhouses, although, I suppose I haven't given them a fair shake. I've never been inside one, but I'm pretty certain that makes no difference. You see, videogames trained me at a very young age to hate funhouses. I'm sure that ...   read

 
 
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Earthworm Jim 2 scares me to this day

Leading up to Halloween, I've been wanting to write about horror games because that's what you do in October, right? I still might; I'm playing the oft-recommended Fatal Frame II for the first time now and am planning to revisit Condemned. ...   read

 
 
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Dropsy delayed until early 2015, hugs his way onto tablets

Ringmaster of the surreal Jay Tholen recently provided an update on Kickstarter with news on his creepy/charming point-and-click adventure game Dropsy. First, it's being ported to mobile platforms -- iPad and Android tablets are mentioned...   read

 
 


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Corpse Party returns to its PC birthplace with upcoming XSEED release

Corpse Party is one of my favorite horror series (even if it's a little tame at times) and I was thrilled to see it make its debut as a PSP cult hit back in 2011. Now, XSEED plans to bring the original Windows edition to life -- or would th...   read

 
 
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The Forest is available now via Steam Early Access

Looking for something a little more intense to pep up your Steam experience? Give The Forest a try, fantastically creepy endeavor that's just hit Steam Early Access as of yesterday. While it's still obviously in its alpha stage, it's worth...   read

 
 
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Updated Caffeine trailer shows off more scary corridors

Caffeine, the Kickstarter-funded sci-fi horror adventure created with Unreal Engine 4, has been updated with a brand new trailer. It looks the same overall, corridor after dimly-lit corridor, but with Oculus Rift support and the right narr...   read

 
 
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White Noise Online wants you to scare and be scared with friends

White Noise Online is an indie horror game from Milkstone Studios that wants you and your friends to be terrified together. Team up with three others via Steam to look for clues together while avoiding some type of creature roaming the dar...   read

 
 
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Silent Horror soundtrack is back from the dead and ready to download

Back in 2005, a small team made Silent Horror, an independent film homage to survival horror, with obvious nods to the legendary Silent Hill franchise. Before he was Destructoid's Editor-in-Chief, Dale North composed the soundtrack for the ...   read

 
 
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Home announced for PS4 and PS Vita

The indie games just won't stop coming to Sony's tent, and today we learn that Ben Rivers' Home will be arriving on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita later this year. Atmospheric and full of surprises, Home is a creepy little game whe...   read

 
 
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Caffeine teases a creepy space adventure about coffee

This is the latest teaser for an in-development space horror/adventure game, Caffeine, which will put the player into the role of a young boy who awakes on a seemingly abandoned "caffeine mining station." If that idea strikes you as a litt...   read

 
 
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Daylight will let Twitch users scare PS4 streamers

Atlus dropped quite a bit of interesting information regarding the first-person horror game Daylight today. The most important nuggets may be that the game is now set to release for PC and PlayStation 4 on April 8, priced at $14.99. Se...   read

 
 
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Creepy child dragging game Murasaki Baby coming to NA

The dark, twisted game from Italian studio Ovosonico, Murasaki Baby, is coming to Vita in North America. You'll be tasked with guiding Baby back to her mother and away from terrifying nose monsters that are chasing her around. Dale played ...   read

 
 
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NaissanceE: a scary space station without any necromorphs

Honestly, this might be more scary than an average survival horror game. It is not even clear if NaissanceE is supposed to be a frightening experience, and that just makes it seem even scarier. At least, that is my reaction to the video ab...   read

 
 
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Why I'm glad The Legend of Zelda's Hyrule isn't real

I always wanted to travel to The Legend of Zelda's Hyrule, among other amazing fantasy worlds I've virtually visited; that is until I saw these amazingly disturbing pictures by artist Nate Hallinan. Seriously look at that skulltula... WTF! ...   read

 
 
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Eldritch expanding to The Mountains of Madness

The endlessly creepy Eldritch will receive a free expansion later this month entitled "Mountains of Madness," based upon an H.P. Lovecraft serial of similar name. The original story describes an Antarctic expedition which meets with disast...   read

 
 
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i Live is a creepy baby simulator for iOS

Words cannot express how deeply unsettled I am by this video for i Live, a forthcoming iOS game from Italian developer LGD Studio. It has a room full of squishy, mottled, 3D-rendered baby things and tutorial instructions from a s...   read

 
 
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Dementium II HD sound effects provided by schnauzer

A new developer diary for Dementium II HD has been unleashed upon an unwitting world. This time, sound designer Morné Marais goes over some of his approaches to creating audio for the game, always crucial to evoking the proper ...   read

 
 
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Dementium II HD features high resolution rust

Progress continues on the PC and Mac bound Dementium II HD, a visually enhanced version of the highly creepy Nintendo DS game from Renegade Kid. A new teaser trailer, seen above, flits about from one filthy hospital environment to another ...   read

 
 
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