Ties That Bind Us

I finished up The Suffering: Ties that Bind yesterday. Overall I thought it was a pretty good successor to the original Suffering, though I thought it had a few play balancing problems. Check out my review.

Escape This

The Escapist is a pretty awesome online magazine that offers a rather high-brow look at the nature of video games and the gaming industry. This month their issue is all about horror games, and they’ve got a lot of cool stuff to say. Jon Schnaars’s article on the use of genre in Resident Evil 4 […]

Interactive Money Shot

I’ve written about Indigo Prophecy before, but I am bringing it up again because of this extremely interesting post-mortem of the game. Director David Cage writes about how Indigo Prophecy was planned and how it actually turned out, as well as about his reasoning behind certain design decisions. Everything he is saying is very relevant […]

Site Updates

Today I made a lot of updates to this site. You’ll notice that the navigation bar on the left has changed, as has the content of the games list. The omissions page has been altered to reflect a new set of criteria for including games in the quest (I removed the requirement for supernatural things […]

Rise from your grave!

I haven’t actually fallen off the face of the planet quite yet, I just haven’t had a whole lot of time to update lately. I’ve been mostly buried under a pile of work, but I’ve also taken a few breaks to play non-horror games. I highly recommend Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, the Subsistence […]

Database Inclusion Criteria

I’ve started a thread in the forums about the criteria I use to select games for inclusion in this site. Actually, this is the latest of many threads on this subject. I posted another one a while back detailing my frustration with the current inclusion criteria. My goal is to collect use (or attempt to […]

Cthulhu Donation!!

Many thanks to forums member Craig for donating his copy of Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth. In return I am posting these links to sites Craig contributes to: 360 Gamer NEO Magazine Check them out! Thanks Craig!