How Board Game ‘The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31’ Perfectly Captures the Carpenter Classic

The Thing, which celebrates its 40 year anniversary this week, was such an influential movie whose effect can be seen across all forms of media. Several movies, TV shows, comics and video games have tried to imitate both its horrifying creature design and its overwhelming atmosphere of paranoia. Official adaptations of the film also exist, […]

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Steam Next Fest 2022 – The Horror Highlights from This Year’s Celebration

Despite the fact that we don’t have an official E3 this year, it’s been nice to have a steady stream of game reveals and trailers during the month of June. While I love seeing fresh looks at highly anticipated games, it’s always frustrating to know you won’t be getting hands-on time with them for quite […]

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‘Warhammer 40k: Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters’ Review – A Fully Satisfying Turn-Based Tactics Game

As a big tabletop fan, it’s hard for me to escape the sight of Warhammer anytime I walk into my local game shop. When I see those little space marines, I’m always intrigued, but there’s just so much to the world of Warhammer that it seems overwhelming. I’ve always flirted with taking the plunge into […]

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5 Recent Horror Comics That Would Make Great Video Games

It’s been a decade since Telltale’s The Walking Dead set the game world on fire. Despite the fact that there was a popular version of the story on television at the time, the game pulled from the comic series instead for the sad and depressing world it presented. Comics have been taking over the movie […]

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Arkane’s ‘Prey’ Shows Why Immersive Sims and Horror Work Together

When watching a horror movie, you often find yourself shouting at the screen for the characters to not go into the basement, or judging them afterward for not picking up the ax before going down the hallway. Much of the thrill of playing a horror game is putting you in control of that panicking character, […]

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[Interview] ‘Brindlewood Bay’ Author Jason Cordova Discusses the Origins of the Unique Murder Mystery Tabletop Game

Most people associate tabletop roleplaying games with adventurers exploring fantastical lands, but that’s not all the medium has to offer. In Brindlewood Bay, you’re not barbarians or wizards, but rather a group of elderly women in a murder mystery book club who solve real-life crimes in their cozy New England town, where a sinister secret […]

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[Exclusive] ‘Lone Survivor’ Interview Part Two: How the Pandemic Birthed ‘Super Lone Survivor’ and a Brand New Story

Lone Survivor, the 2D psychological horror title by developer Jasper Byrne, turned ten years old this past weekend. For the anniversary, Byrne took the time to speak with us for a two-part interview series. In part one, we discussed the origins and challenges of the original Lone Survivor. Now in part two, we take a […]

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[Exclusive] ‘Lone Survivor’ Interview Part One: Jasper Byrne Discusses the Origins and Challenges of Making the Hit Indie Horror Game

Ten years ago, the 2D psychological horror Lone Survivor made its mark on the indie games scene. Often cited as one of the strongest spiritual successors to Silent Hill, the crunchy pixel art and haunting soundscape felt like David Lynch by way of SNES. The story follows an isolated man wearing a surgical mask trying […]

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A Classic Reborn: How the ‘Resident Evil’ Remake Improves on a Horror Game Icon

Unlike movies, it can sometimes be hard for newcomers to enjoy classic games. Sure, movies can look dated, but older video games can be plagued by issues that make the play side of it unpalatable to modern audiences. Not only can old graphics offer less clarity, but archaic control styles or design philosophies can challenge […]

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[Review] A Descent into an Ocean of Blood Makes ‘Iron Lung’ an Oppressively Atmospheric Experience

Video games often give you the chance to explore a vast and wondrous landscape, bringing you to beautiful and horrifying sights. But how do you simulate that feeling while only giving the player a small, room-sized space to play in? That’s the exact challenge David Szymanski, developer of the throwback FPS Dusk, undertakes in Iron […]

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Why ‘Vampire Survivors’ is 2022’s First Breakout Horror Game Hit

Looking at screenshots of Vampire Survivors, the first surprise breakout hit of 2022, it’s very easy to be completely confused by what you’re seeing. From a glance, you can clearly see the Castlevania inspiration dripping from every pixel, but that’s about it. Much like the bullet hells that inspire it, you can easily get lost […]

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[Review] ‘BloodbornePSX’ Shows the Cosmic Horror Classic in a Whole New Light

In our BloodbornePSX review, Bloody Disgusting takes a trip back to Central Yharnam for a demake of From Software’s Cosmic Horror classic. People have been begging for Sony to finally bring Bloodborne over to PC, and thanks to developer Lilith Walther we’re one step closer. BloodbornePSX manages to transform the PS4 classic into a game […]

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The Greatest Strength of ‘Resident Evil Village’ Comes From its Variety

Horror games thrive on being able to surprise the player. AAA horror games occasionally believe they need to artificially extend their length in order to justify their price tag, which can lead to a more repetitive experience. By the end of the game, you’ve been doing the same thing long enough that you are no […]

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As ‘Devil May Cry’ Turns 20, Bloody Disgusting Revisits its Origins and Influences

The leap from the original PlayStation to the PlayStation 2 was one of the biggest in console history. Now developers had the graphical horsepower to make good on the cinematic promises made by games like Metal Gear Solid and Final Fantasy VII. Not only were games able to play at a faster pace, but they […]

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