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Lead Your Own Diabolical Death Cult on THE SHROUDED ISLE!

There are tons of mind-bendingly strange and confounding computer games available from the Steam community… but the H.P. Lovecraft-inspired, elegantly nightmarish “cult simulator” THE SHROUDED ISLE stands out as kind of brilliant in its doom-filled weirdness. Designed by Kitfox Games (the team behind MOON HUNTERS and SHATTERED PLANET), the scenario of ISLE is deceptively straightforward: […]

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OCCULT WARFARE: Revisiting Clive Barker’s JERICHO

You and your heavily armed squad step into the arena to face the end level boss who is suspended from the ceiling by hooks. This is Governor Cassus Vicus, an obese pervert whose been having a non-stop 3,000-year orgy of sex, torture and cannibalism in his self-made Hell. You point your machine gun at Vicus, whereby he laughs and […]

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How The Game Plays You: Revisiting SILENT HILL: SHATTERED MEMORIES

While the original RESIDENT EVIL is credited with giving birth to modern survival horror games, it was SILENT HILL that refined the formula. It followed the familiar tropes of a survival horror title – a lone protagonist, nasty monsters, limited resources – but it added a unique psychological edge. The creatures were straight out of a Freudian […]

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Watch Every Jason Unmasking From FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME!

One of the most fun aspects of watching each subsequent FRIDAY THE 13TH sequel is the inevitable reveal of Jason’s face! For no rhyme or reason, his appearance always changes from film to film, and yet it’s just one of the many charming reasons I love the FRIDAY franchise. A lot of you have been […]

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FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME Will Go “Retro” On June 20th!

I really wish I was personally more on top of things when it comes to the video game scene, because if I were, I’d be playing the hell out of the new FRIDAY THE 13TH video game! Luckily, I’ve enjoyed vicariously by watching my friends play, both as councilors and as Jason, if anything, because […]

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BENDY AND THE INK MACHINE: The Creepiest Newcomer to Horror Gaming

Have you played BENDY AND THE INK MACHINE yet? This first-person horror game plays on the weirdness of childhood (something it has in common with smash hit FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY’S). It’s set in an abandoned animation factory where wage-slave artists once created cartoons starring Bendy, a smiling but oddly malevolent creature. When you first […]

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Survival Horror Game DEADLY PREMONITION Returns… as a Board Game!

DEADLY PREMONITON: THE BOARD GAME is coming to haunt your dining room table on game night. It’s planned for release in December 2017. Pretty cool, right, Zach? Based on the bizarre survival-horror video game of the same name, DEADLY PREMONITION lets two to four players revisit the weird characters, haunted locations, and creepy events in […]

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PETSCOP: The Horrific Mystery Behind This Allegedly Haunted Video Game

There’s an eerie tale unfolding right now on the Internet: Since March 12th, a  YouTuber who calls himself “Paul” has been sporadically uploading videos of PETSCOP — a previously unknown PlayStation One game. The walk-through starts as a cartoony nostalgia trip… but quickly turns into a surreal tale full of cryptic messages, dark clues, and hidden […]

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The Weirdest Jack the Ripper Appearances

At the end of the 19th Century, Jack the Ripper took the world by storm. His murders changed the world forever, giving us the first famous serial killer and giving tabloid journalism it’s first big story, altering the way we receive news even to this day. So powerful is the idea of Saucy Jack that […]

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Announcement Trailer: FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE GAME Arrives In Late May!

Ever since it was announced as part of a crowd funding campaign, horror fans have been clamoring for the end-all / be-all video game exploits of the one and only notorious movie maniac Jason Voorhees. After developing the game for the last few years, Gun Media has been bringing in key people from the FRIDAY […]

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NIGHT TERRORS: Horror’s Answer to POKEMON GO Now Available for Free!

Need something to do tonight? Download NIGHT TERRORS: THE BEGINNING. The augmented reality horror experience is now available for download on the iPhone store for free–the best price of all. I’ve written about this creepy AR horror game before, but for the uninitiated: NIGHT TERRORS uses your smartphone to haunt your house. You turn off […]

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We Had A Terrifying “Shark Encounter” In Virtual Reality With Playstation 4 VR!

Even if you’re a casual reader of my stuff here on the site, you may have gotten wind of the fact that I’m a huge advocate of the home 3D experience. I’ve written recommendations of 3D Blu-Ray titles here, here, here, and here. For my money, it’s just a better, more satisfying experience watching 3D […]

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CREEPYPASTA: The Infamous “MAJORA’S MASK Haunting” Claims a New Victim

If you missed our earlier entry about the notorious creepypasta known as “BEN Drowned,” be sure to check that story before reading on… because once you know the context of today’s tale, it will take on a much more disturbing real-life aspect. Have you read it? Good. Buckle up, kids, because the tale of that […]