Off the Map

I’m headed for Beijing this week to give a lecture about game design and programming. I’ll try to update while I’m there, but my access to internet may be sketchy. Updates shall resume when I return next Saturday. In the mean time, why don’t you guys let me know what you’d like to see change […]

Site Updates

This weekend I had some free time, so I decided to do something about the rather horrific quality of some of the user posts on my site. I’ve gone through every single game listed here and erased hundreds of posts. From now on, I’ll be quite a bit more strict about which posts I allow; […]

I’m thinking about removing the visitor comments section from the info pages. The problem with them is that the signal to noise ratio is very low (the amount of useful opinion and information about each game is small compared to the amount of messages asking for game help or arguing with other posters), and I […]

Still Life Released

Still Life was released on the PC and Xbox on the 5th of this month. There’s some question as to whether or not this game qualifies as horror, but either way it looks pretty damn cool.

Horror as Interactive Media

Check out this highly disturbing installation art piece calledPlay With Me by Van Sowerwine. Click on the glowing images to interact with them. Requires Quicktime. I was advised to save the drawing book for last, which was a pretty good idea.

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.

You Are Empty

Ok, so this is a PC game and thus can’t be included in the Quest, but I thought you guys would get a kick out of the You Are Empty trailer. It looks very Silent Hill-ish in terms of its art direction, but at the same time the developers are going for non-realistic character designs. […]