DreadXP to Haunt PAX East 2022 With New Demos

Indie horror publisher DreadXP has announced that they’ll be hitting the big leagues later this month with a booth at PAX East 2022 in Boston. Along with making their debut as a major trade show exhibitor, DreadXP will be showcasing four of their titles with new hands-on demos for Dread Delusion, My Friendly Neighborhood, The […]

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Heading on a Microgame-Filled Road Trip Through the Afterlife in ‘SPOOKWARE’ [Safe Room Podcast]

In the conversation of horror games, there’s a tendency to measure a title’s worth in scares. And while fear is an inherent strength of the genre, to entirely base horror games’ worth on that metric would be a disservice to the variety of experiences horror can offer. Much like PG-13 films fostering a love of […]

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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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The 2021 Safe Room Horror Game of the Year Awards [Safe Room Podcast]

To say it has been one hell of a year would be an understatement. Fortunately, the medium of horror was faithfully standing at the ready to provide spooky solace in these uncertain times.  As the year comes to a close, Neil and I are counting down our top five horror games of 2021, a task […]

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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] ‘SPOOKWARE’ Takes You On a Delirious Microgame-Filled Road Trip Through the Afterlife

Perhaps my favorite thing about BEESWAX’ GAMES’ SPOOKWARE is how it takes the crumb of an idea (Wario Ware but spooky) and runs with it to the point that it becomes something else entirely. SPOOKWARE started life as a brief microgame collection on itch.io, grew into a whole segment in one of DreadXP’s  Dread X Collections, […]

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Go on a Spooky Mini-Game Filled Road Trip With Skeletons in ‘SPOOKWARE’, Out Today

SpookWare, a horror riff on WarioWare was one of my favorite horror game experiences when it was released last year, and now, creator Adam Pype (who also made the creepy No Players Online) and his team has built on that brief slice and made a fully-fledged road trip adventure game stacked with more mini-game madness. […]

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