Us niche blogs gotta stick together

A friend sent me a link to a crazy blog this evening. Cunzy1 1’s Dinosaurs in Games blog is blog in which the author is attempting to catalog (and rate in terms of scientific accuracy) every instance of dinosaurs (or dinosaur bones) appearing in video games. The site was sent to me because his most […]

Ingredients of Horror: Atmosphere and Difficulty

My goal in running this site, as I originally wrote back in 2003, is to identify the characteristics common to all good horror games. Five years later I’m going to revise that statement a little, because for every rule that I can come up with there is at least one major exception. So I am […]

Famous in Germany Again

About a year ago I was lucky enough to be quoted in German Game magazine Gee in an article about horror games. Apparently I didn’t come off like some crazy lunatic, as another magazine from Deutschland has seen fit to put my opinions to print. This time around editor Christian Schöenlein of play3 has written […]

2008 Was a Good Year

Out with the old, in with the new! If 2009 is anything like 2008, we’ve got a lot of horror games to look forward to. 2008 was a good year for us horror gamers; in fact, it was the best year we’ve had since 2005. A total of seven horror games were released in the […]