Rise of Nightmares

Platforms: Xbox360 Release Date: 2011-06-09 Regions: USA Japan Europe Chris’s Rating: ☆☆☆☆ A lame zombie brawler is rendered unplayable by its motion control scheme. Rise of Nightmares is a first-person horror beat-em-up that relies on the Kinect sensor for controls. You pivot your shoulders left and right to turn, put your foot forward to walk, […]

Ikenie No Yoru

Also known as: Night of Sacrifice Platforms: Wii Release Date: 2011-03-24 Regions: Japan Chris’s Rating: ★★★☆ Incredibly simple gameplay is made scary by the use of the Wii Balance Board for movement. Ikenie No Yoru (???????, “Night of Sacrifice”) is the only game I know of that uses the Wii Balance Board other than Nintendo’s […]

Dead Space 2

Platforms: Xbox360, PS3 Release Date: 2011-01-25 Regions: USA Europe Chris’s Rating: ★★★☆ Slick as ever, Dead Space 2 is way more interesting than its predecessor. I had problems with the original Dead Space. It played well enough and was clearly a high-end, well-produced game, but it just didn’t do anything for me. There was nothing […]


Platforms: Xbox360, PS3 Release Date: 2011-07-26 Regions: USA Japan Chris’s Rating: ★★★★ A thriller with sex, curses, and… block puzzles? Catherine is one of the most innovative and difficult-to-catagorize games ever. Though this site has cataloged many horror games, most fall into one of a few distinct categories. You’ve got your exploration / puzzle games […]