Articles tagged visceral games

Moving Pixels Podcast: It’s Very Dead… in Space

With hands covering eyes (though with fingers slightly parted), the Moving Pixels podcast travels down hallways painted in blood and visecra, in order to consider the beauty and grotesqueness of Dead Space and Dead Space 2.

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Horror in Video Games: There’s Seeing—and Then There’s Realizing What You’re Seeing

My wife is right. The Necromorph known as a Slasher is extremely gross. But even though I played Dead Space for hours, I never noticed it.

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3 Feb 2011 // 10:00 PM

Dead Space 2

In the Sprawl, you’ll see evidence time and time again that nothing is sacred. These monsters are indifferent to age, race, or gender. In this way, the setting makes the monsters even scarier.

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15 Oct 2009 // 10:00 PM

Dead Space: Extraction

Dead Space: Extraction breathes new creative life into what was one of the most derivative genres in gaming, the "on-rails shooter," turning it from a mindless virtual shooting gallery into a valid avenue for storytelling.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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