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Friday, February 11 2011

The Paradox of Modern Horror: “Survival Horror”

For many, survival horror is the only proper horror game, but no modern game can accurately be called survival horror. So, for those players, no modern game can be a proper horror game.


Thursday, February 19 2009

Penumbra Collection

All three games in the Penumbra series feature eerie, unrelenting spaces within which you can find genuinely interesting scenarios and, from time to time, actual frightening encounters with otherworldly forces.


Tuesday, November 18 2008

Silent Hill: Homecoming

"Atmosphere" is the key word when talking about Silent Hill, and Homecoming is no different.


Thursday, November 6 2008

Dead Space

While Dead Space's influences are easy to spot, it is extraordinarily smart about cohesively assembling key elements from these influences into a compelling experience.


Sunday, May 18 2008

Obscure: The Aftermath

Obscure's tendency to eliminate certain characters from time to time in the name of slasher conventions happens to also be its twist on the survival horror genre.


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