Yet Eviler Dead

Evil Dead Regeneration was released on the 13th of this month, and somehow I missed it. It’s been mostly panned by critics so far, but really, a game using the Evil Dead license can be a mediocre hack and slash and still be fun. Another upcoming release this month is The Suffering: Ties That Bind, […]

RE5 Movie has an extremely short trailer available for Resident Evil 5. All the scenes from the shot below are in it, though it’s still really short.

Designing Characters to be Scared For

I’ve written a new Feature about character design in horror games called Designing Characters to be Scared For. Here’s an excerpt: By selecting a macho super-soldier as the lead character, the game designer forces himself to invent situations where even this highly trained mercenary is defenseless. For example, Resident EviIs giant snake monsters, colossal Tyrant […]

Dead Rising Picts

The MagicBox has a bunch of new images from Capcom’s upcoming next gen horror game Dead Rising. So far, this is the only next gen game that is doing something new with the tech. Looks awesome.

Haunting Ground Released

Haunting Ground was released in North America yesterday. So far the reviews have been mixed, but there’s already been a positive response on the user boards here. I’ll wait until a few more reviewers weigh in before assigning it a world score.

Game Updates

Thanks to Kotaku for the heads up about Evil Dead Regeneration, which was just announced by THQ (developed by Cranky Pants Games) and has an official site here: From the site: Evil Dead Regeneration follows Ash, the lone survivor of a camp discovering the Necronomicon – the wholly evil book of the dead. Thought […]

Haunted NES Games

Thanks to Dave for pointing me to a cool synopsis of a bunch of horror games for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Most of these games are not really appropriate for the Quest (except for this one, but it’s an interesting read nonetheless.

Surviving Horror

I’m a bit late to the party here, but NTSC-uk has an excellent history an analysis of survival horror. The author is well versed in the genre and this article is one of the very few that I’ve seen to incorporate the influence of such obscure games as Clock Tower: The First Fear and Sweet […]

Some Games Came Out

Man, tons of updates today. Some games came out recently that I forgot to cover on the front page: Cold Fear is out in the US and Europe. You can see some gameplay movies at the official site. Constantine came out with the film. It has not been well received. Next month Doom 3 Xbox […]