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SOMA sold well, Frictional Games working on two projects

We're pretty fond of Frictional Games' SOMA around here. It had confusing marketing that led to people thinking it'd be more like Amnesia: The Dark Descent with pop-out scares and tense chases, but its somber philosophical narrati...   read

 
 
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Review: The Bunker

Growing up in the '80s, nothing scared me more than a nuclear holocaust. When the TV wasn’t creating distractions with a giant talking rat or Saturday morning cartoons, it was reminding us of our mutually assured destruction with Thre...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7 Lantern demo: You really should play in VR

While not very scary, Resident Evil 7 is a demonstration on how virtual reality can work in full-length AAA games. The game is clearly made with VR in mind, and it works stunningly well, but in my first experience with VR I was more im...   read

 
 
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Review: The Final Station

The Final Station is a deceptive little game, for all the right reasons. If you're expecting a rogue-like or a fast paced shooter, you'll probably be disappointed by its rigid linearity and survivalist mentality. But fret not, because if yo...   read

 
 
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Allison Road may still see the light of day

It's still unclear what exactly went down with Allison Road. The P.T.-inspired horror adventure game went from seeking Kickstarter funding to having a publisher in Team17, and just as things were looking their most hopeful, the project was ...   read

 
 
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Holy shit, Agony looks friggin' terrifying

Agony hasn't been on my radar, but after watching this gameplay trailer (which has the game's other trailers built-in) I'm pumped. Apparently, you play as a tormented soul trying to escape Hell with no memory of your past life. Boy&nb...   read

 
 
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Review: CASE: Animatronics

I went into CASE: Animatronics with an open mind. Yes, as a Steam Greenlight game featuring evil animatronics, there was some obvious cause for trepidation. That it would turn out to be a shameless copy cat, a thin experience riding another...   read

 
 
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Killing Floor 2 officially releases on PC and PS4 November 18

I've been playing a ton of Killing Floor 2 since it came to Steam Early Access April 2015, and it's been great, bloody fun. For those of you who tend to skip Early Access or prefer playing on PlayStation 4, your wait is almost over. On...   read

 
 
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Little Nightmares looks messed up in all the right ways

Remember Hunger? Maybe not its name (those one-word titles sure have a habit of slipping out of mind for me), but the unnerving, surreal, not-quite-right world should seem vaguely familiar. Bandai Namco has opted to publish the Tarsier Stu...   read

 
 
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The Evil Within and Rage sold enough to warrant sequels

The headline says it all, check please. Just kidding. In an interview with Finder.com.au, Bethesda Softworks vice president Pete Hines enthusiastically said that The Evil Within made enough money to justify a sequel. He also thinks tha...   read

 
 


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Five Nights at Freddy's: Sister Location drops this October

Five Nights at Freddy's: Sister Location is lined up for an October 2016 release, but I'll be shocked if creator Scott Cawthon sticks with that plan. As fitting as that month would be for this series, he has a knack for getting these games ...   read

 
 
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Voice-controlled horror game Stifled is on Steam Greenlight, worth a look

When playing horror games, I'm not really the type to yelp when things jump out at me. I might make a little "guh" noise when SCARY LOUD THINGS happen, but that's about the extent of it. Gattai Games' new first-person horror explorer Stifle...   read

 
 
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Review: Dark Fear

I am probably a horror game maker's favorite sort of person. I scare very easily when it comes to video games. Movies, not so much, but video games, man, they get me. Like, was Resident Evil 4 supposed to be super scary or is that...   read

 
 
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We're getting more Layers of Fear in August

Bloober Team is continuing the Layers of Fear story with Inheritance, an add-on coming to all platforms on August 2, and I think I'm down for more. The psychological jump-scares grew predictable well before the game concluded, but I though...   read

 
 
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Capcom is still being coy about the Resident Evil 7 demo's finger

For weeks now, fans have been toiling away in and outside of the Resident Evil 7 demo hoping to figure out what, if anything, that damned dummy finger does. Based on an image Capcom sent out to Resident Evil ambassadors earlier today, the a...   read

 
 
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The Problematic Translation of H.P Lovecraft

As many know, I am an unapologetic supporter of the horror genre. It allows for us to all feel one overwhelming emotion together in unity, while also telling a complex or surreal story with hidden themes and deeper messages. Perso...   read

 
 
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Scorn looks gross in all the right ways

Scorn, a fleshy first-person horror adventure "set in a nightmarish universe of odd forms," popped up on Steam Greenlight today. You might not want to watch this teaser trailer in a crowded room. Elaborating on the gameplay since there's on...   read

 
 
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Giveaway - The Count Lucanor (Steam)

Steam sale? Naw, let's give something away. On deck today is a lovely little gem called: The Count Lucanor. What's it about? Let's go to the blurb from the official site:   read

 
 
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Capcom promises there are no quick-time events in Resident Evil 7

I did not expect to come out of E3 pumped for a new mainline Resident Evil game, but here we are. The shift to a first-person perspective, the move away from "superhero characters" and absurd spectacle, the shroud of mystery -- Residen...   read

 
 
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Ed Boon wants to make a fighting game featuring all horror icons

Speaking to Game Informer, NetherRealm's Ed Boon seems up for a horror fighting game based on all of the recent inclusions over the years of horror icons in Mortal Kombat games. It's an idea he's been visiting "frequently," and "one da...   read

 
 
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New image and teaser info for Five Nights at Freddy's: Sister Location

The official website for Scott Cawthon, creator of the Five Nights at Freddy's series, has updated again. This time with a new creepy image and some tantalizing clues about the upcoming Sister Location sequel. The new background features wh...   read

 
 
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Allison Road developer's cancellation statement doesn't really explain anything

For those of you who aren't aware of the Allison Road saga, I'll explain it briefly. Once upon a time, there was a game (demo, really) called P.T. It was canceled by Konami presumably out of spite for Kojima, and it, and it's follow-up...   read

 
 
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Here They Lie trailer is creepy, mostly monochrome, VR-compatible

There were a lot of trailers at this year's Sony E3 presser (and not much besides trailers, oddly enough), but the one they put up for Here They Lie was one of the ones that stood out for me. Not much is known about the game besides th...   read

 
 
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Observer is a cyberpunk horror game where peoples' fears can be hacked

Here's a very short trailer for you. This is Layer of Fear dev Bloober Teams' Observer, a cyberpunk horror game that will see you play as an Eastern European policeman in a world where peoples' memories and fears can be hacked. Fortun...   read

 
 
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Call of Cthulhu looks a little cheesy, but I'm into it

I can already tell it's going to be a long road to Call of Cthulhu's 2017 release, but I'm hopeful we'll get to see how Cyanide is handling its investigation-centric horror gameplay shortly here. Today's trailer mostly reiterates the basic...   read

 
 
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