Tagged:  horror

By Eddie Inzauto, July 23, 2016 0 BG Review, Videos

Dead of Winter: A Crossroads Game is a semi-cooperative, dice-based action selection game from Plaid Hat Games, designed by Jonathan Gilmour and Isaac Vega. With elements of storytelling, exploration, and survival horror, it’s smooth, refined, and well-rounded, providing a very… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, January 7, 2014 0 VG Review

“Horror” games come in many shapes, sizes, flavors, and colors. Some games take elements that are traditionally classified as horror and plant that content in the midst of some other game genre, calling it horror, yet failing to deliver on… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, November 19, 2013 0 VG Review

Knock-knock intrigues me, and I don’t know if it was ever meant to do anything more than that. I don’t even think it’s a “good game,” per se, and its introductory message tells me that it isn’t a game at… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, November 8, 2013 0 VG Review

In 2010, Frictional Games’ Amnesia: The Dark Descent breathed new life into a faltering horror genre that was becoming increasingly obsessed with the glitz and glamour of action shooters and their mass-market appeal. This first-person horror adventure completely disempowered players… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, July 21, 2013 0 GN Show

Eddie, Dan, and Greg discuss death in games from design and mechanical perspectives. Eddie Inzauto is joined by Dan Crabtree and Greg Galiffa on Episode 30 of the Versus Node Podcast to talk about death in gaming, specifically how developers… Read More »

By Mike Murphy, July 4, 2013 0 Previews

In his final role as a game director, Shinji Mikami is aiming to return to his survival horror roots with The Evil Within. The creator of Resident Evil hasn’t directed a title in the genre since Resident Evil 4, and while… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, May 23, 2013 0 VG Review

The power of great writing in video games is nowhere more evident than in Deadly Premonition, and more recently, Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut. While that title is somewhat of a misnomer, the game being only a slightly altered re-release… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, April 19, 2013 0 Videos

Bethesda announced this morning that legendary game designer Shinji Mikami (Resident Evil, Resident Evil 4) and his development studio, Tango Gameworks, will be working with the publisher to create a new survival horror game entitled The Evil Within, scheduled for release… Read More »

By Eddie Inzauto, April 5, 2013 0 Interviews, Videos

PAX East was a blast, but in two dark, claustrophobic gaming spaces within the Indie Megabooth, Red Barrels was scaring the bejesus out of convention attendees with the studio’s upcoming first-person horror game, Outlast. I dove right into the darkness of… Read More »

By Jason Fanelli, January 18, 2013 0 VG Review

ZombiU is scary. Not exactly a groundbreaking statement, right? A survival horror game set in the zombie apocalypse is supposed to give me the heebie-jeebies. ZombiU, however, delivers a type of scare that I’ve never experienced before: a consistent edge-of-my-seat… Read More »