Sci-Fi Shooter ‘The Anacrusis’ Takes Co-Op Horde Blasting to the Stars [Early Access Impressions]

With so many co-op monster shooters arriving in recent times, The Anacrusis already has a job in standing out, but it’s already laying some impressive groundwork for the future as it begins life in Early Access. Will it end up being a Big Bang or a Black Hole? Unlike many of its genre pals, The […]

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[Video] Watch ‘Scream’ Cast Members Play ‘Among Us’ as Ghostface Cosmetic is Revealed for the Game

It was just yesterday that Bloody Disgusting’s Meagan Navarro published an interview with Scream stars Melissa Barrera and Jack Quaid where they likened the secrecy regarding the film’s script to playing the hit multiplayer murder game Among Us, and as is the norm for Scream, the reference had some real-world connection. In a promotional video […]

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[Hands-On Preview] ‘Ikai’ Paints Fascinating Japanese Folklore Onto an Overly Familiar Template

First-person Yokai-heavy horror game Ikai certainly likes to keep you busy from the off, but is it too much busywork? It certainly distracted me from a strong setup. Set in feudal Japan, Ikai concerns a young priestess named Naoko. She’s heard whispers of ancient evil creeping through the forests where she lives, but has dismissed […]

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‘Project Zomboid’ Perfectly Captures the Bleak, Lonely, Absurd World of the Zombie Apocalypse

Project Zomboid is one of a rare breed in horror gaming that answers the question ‘could you survive this in real life?’ with a gleefully mocking ‘of course not, you stupidhead’.  First released on Steam Greenlight back in 2013, Project Zomboid has grown into a ridiculously deep hardcore zombie apocalypse survival sim where death is […]

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Ghostface in the Machine: A Brief History of ‘Scream’ in Video Games

1996 was a pretty important year for horror. Not only did Resident Evil burst onto the scene to thrust horror games into the limelight, but Wes Craven’s meta-slasher Scream exploded onto cinema screens and changed the face of horror. I’m sure that, like me, there were a few horror fans whose real horror awakening came […]

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Bloody Disgusting’s Neil Bolt Selects the 10 Best Horror Games of 2021

Unfortunately, 2021 was still largely haunted by the ghost of 2020, and as such, escapism remained a vital component of day-to-day life. Luckily, there was plenty of it on offer. 2021 marked a huge year for perhaps the biggest name in horror games, Resident Evil. Not only did the series celebrate its 25th anniversary, but […]

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[Review] Puppet Combo’s ‘Christmas Massacre’ Makes a Scuzzy Festive Slasher Into a Demented Score Attack Game

Puppet Combo’s eye for the absurd in PS1 era horror and old-school low-budget slashers alike has been key to the popularity of their games, and Christmas Massacre joins that growing list thanks to a giddily gory take on the arcade score attack game. The prologue sees a young boy, adorned only his underwear, a Santa […]

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Six Horror Franchises We’d Love to See in ‘Dead By Daylight’

The multiplayer horror game Dead By Daylight is fast becoming the home of almost every significant fictional murderer in history. Already we’ve had the likes of Leatherface, Micheal Myers, Pyramid Head, and the lesser version of one Freddy Krueger. Not to mention a host of characters and locales from franchises such as Resident Evil, Saw, […]

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[Review] The Bizzare, Ever-Shifting, Folk Horror Card Game ‘Inscryption’ is a Delectable Descent Into Weirdness

‘Not everything is at it first appears’ is a common tool in horror-led storytelling, but in Daniel Mullins’ folk horror-styled Inscryption, it’s less a tool, and more the entire toolbox. I’ll say this right now, go into Inscryption as cold as you can. Hell, don’t read another word here if you want the optimal experience. […]

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New Trailers For ‘Dread Delusion’ ‘My Friendly Neighborhood’ and TorpleDook’s ‘Hand of Doom’ Feature in DreadXP Spooky Showcase

Over at DreadXP on Halloween, there was a cavalcade of indie horror games on display during its Spooky Showcase event presented by Torple Dook, doing his delightfully bizarre spin on Blues Clues; Chips Tips. A total of 87 horror game trailers from the recent past and the near future were featured in the sizable showcase, […]

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[Review] The Remaster of ‘Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water’ Gives a New Audience The Chance to Experience a Beloved Horror Game Series

The Camera Obscura returns with an upgrade thanks to a multi-platform remaster of Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water. Does this snapshot of the Fatal Frame series’ recent past look sharp or has it faded? After spending seven years confined to the Wii U, Maiden of Black Water remains the swansong entry in the underappreciated […]

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[Hands-On Preview] The Fast-Paced Cyberpunk-Styled ‘Turbo Overkill’ is a Violent, Pulsating Throwback Shooter

It doesn’t take long for Trigger Happy Interactive’s Turbo Overkill to start showing off, and in fairness, it has every reason to do so. A throwback first-person shooter set in the future where its protagonist, the suitably 90s man/machine hybrid known as Johhny Turbo, zips up, down, and around its neon-drenched Paradise city like an […]

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