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Ye old video game oddities: Rise from your grave!

Last issue, we showcased the day the spiders won, how 30 FPS is a matter of having class, an 8.8 score that burned the Zelda community to the ground, and my backup plan for the inevitable moment I'm capped in broad daylight. For this issue ...

 
 
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Overcoming Fear: Knowledge is Power

[Anyone who says they aren't afraid of water levels and the awful music that typically plays as you watch your hero clutch their throat for air in a futile attempt to continue being a living person is a liar. Cedi, thankfully, is a truthful...

 
 
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Retroid dips a toe into Crystal Lake

Retroid's fifth episode was dedicated to Horror games, and it's finally ready for your listening pleasure. I was joined by Conor Elsea, Aaron Yost, and Joanna Mueller, and we talked about horror-themed games like Resident Evil and Friday th...

 
 
 
 
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Did anyone else regularly get scared by Nintendo 64 games?

The Nintendo 64 wasn't my favorite console. Even on a good day, it doesn't make my top five. And many of its best games don't hold up super well if you're running them on the original hardware. But, all that said, the N64 does warrant a spe...

 
 
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Review: Little Nightmares

It's been while since a game has ensnared me like this. Where lesser games struggle for my attention as I routinely check the clock and put on podcasts, Little Nightmares hypnotized me with ever-present suspense. Your main goal in this puzz...

 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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,...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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. ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
 




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God of Shorn: Bod of

 
GoofierBrute

So the VA for Pyra and Mythra, Skye Bennett, did a pretty nice interview with ArchTalko about how she got her start, the process of recording the dialogue, Slight spoiler warning since there are clips from later parts of the game

 
Parismio

I played God of War for nearly 7hrs straight Ugh, its so good! And for real, Im glad this game is a lot more classier so far than previous entries cause since im older and mature, I grew to despise that bro-vibe they gave

 
Dr Mel

Oh dang, Bill Gates couldnt even get his own name without a bunch of junk numbers on his own email

 
PLANET P1SS 69

With your unkempt singular brow and crowded mouth full of teeth like rows of jagged With your café au lait skin asking to be enjoyed with a side of death Your greatness knows no Anthony Davis, I love

 
LaTerry

I can now confirm that Dad of War will qualify for the Band of Bloggers, in case someone who is already playing it wants to

 
Fuzunga

Dont talk to me or my son ever

 
Michformer

Gutted to hear that Verne Troyer passed away earlier His performance as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers flicks will always remain peerless no matter how hard the test of time RIP (1969 -

 
Bass

I went to my first MTG prerelease since high-school with the little bro We kicked relative butt and took relative names! We both finished 3 wins 2 losses, winning the smallest prize of two boosters

 
TheLimoMaker

I just reached THAT part of God of Best thing about this game is that there are several THAT parts dished out over the course of the

 
 

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