Nanashi no Geemu: Me

Also known as: Nanashi no Game: Me Platforms: DS Release Date: 2009-10-27 Regions: Japan Chris’s Rating: ★★☆☆ This sequel maintains its predecessor’s unique approach to horror and fixes some problems, but it is still a little too simple. Nanashi No Geemu: Me is an evolutionary sequel to the original Nameless Game for DS. Like its […]

Alan Wake

Platforms: Xbox360, PS3 Release Date: 2010-05-14 Regions: USA Japan Europe Chris’s Rating: ★★★☆ Great writing saves this psychological action thriller from its slightly-too-simple gameplay. Alan Wake does not bill itself as a horror game. It’s a “psychological action thriller,” which is a label that very clearly describes what the game is about. There are supernatural […]

Deadly Premonition

Also known as: Red Seeds Profile Platforms: Xbox360, PS3 Release Date: 2010-02-23 Regions: USA Japan Europe Chris’s Rating: ★★★★ This fascinating translation of Twin Peaks to game form isn’t harmed by a few rough edges. What follows is a long article about Deadly Premonition. I originally posed this as four separate posts on the front […]

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

Platforms: Wii, PS2, PSP Release Date: 2009-12-08 Regions: USA Japan Europe Chris’s Rating: ★★★☆ This not-quite-perfect remix of the original Silent Hill is a fantastic new direction for the series. This review was written by my good friend, Casey Richardson. Thanks Casey! Silent Hill: Shattered Memories is the latest installment of Konami’s seminal survival horror […]

Cursed Mountain

Platforms: Wii Release Date: 2008-08-25 Regions: USA Europe Chris’s Rating: ★★★☆ Buddhism at high altitudes is a great premise for a horror game, but mundane problems mar the experience. Cursed Mountain would be a great horror game if the developer had spent another two months polishing it. As it is, it’s a great idea for […]