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Daymare: 1998 (Deliberate Zombie Horror Homage)

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Daymare: 1998 (Deliberate Zombie Horror Homage)

  Ugh another "zombies are everywhere I must run and shoot them to survive" game? Yes, there are zombies and yes you will be running and, wait, yes you will be shooting at them, but there's more to Daymare: 1998 than rebooting the past. Everything about it sounds typical, but it's entirely intentional. Taking its […]

Die Young (Socialist Dystopia Survival Horror)

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Die Young (Socialist Dystopia Survival Horror)

  Die Young is a first-person survival horror excursion into your wildist "rich white study abroad live laugh love but really just drinking" dreams from Indiegala, where you control Daphne, extreme sports enthusiast turned kidnapee on a mysterious island where a bunch of socialist freaks are working on utopia. As usual, that means killing anyone […]

Beyond Senses (Indie Appstore Horror Throwback)

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Beyond Senses (Indie Appstore Horror Throwback)

  I always have some form of compelling respect for a solo developer trying to bring a dark, hellspawn of a vision to life with blood, sweat, and tears. That’s why it’s all the more of a bummer to see indie developer Sky Haubrich’s co-operative survival horror game Beyond Senses join the "dead on launch" […]

Control (Hype is Real Psychic Warfare Game)

Control (Hype is Real Psychic Warfare Game)

  Reviewing video games is hard. You can't toss out critique after brief play, it leads to score bloating. "This game looks great," you say after two minutes, and then "but wow does it suck" after two hours. IGN review already published? Oh well. So I've always tried to make sure I give a complete […]

Night Call (Text-Based Noir Taxi Tedium)

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Night Call (Text-Based Noir Taxi Tedium)

  I can remember hype text-based adventure games in the early 1980s. They still exist, but the market is quite niche. Read? Lol, I'm playing a game. Not an easy sell these days, that reading business, but a serial killer noir thriller? Easy victory. Or, rather, it could be. In Night Call you're a Parisian […]

Blair Witch (You Can Pet the Dog Horror Game)

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Blair Witch (You Can Pet the Dog Horror Game)

  Any nerd has probably seen their fair share of videogame adaptations based on friggin awesome movies and considering the biblical magnificence of the cult classic The Blair Witch Project (1999) we can pretty much saw this coming (sooner or later). The iconic hype behind the film’s take on cursed woods discombobulating back-packing survivors to […]

Eldervale (Cthonic Orphange of Creepy)

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Eldervale (Cthonic Orphange of Creepy)

  Uh oh it's some creepy PS2-era shit look out. I like games that risk their existence with that kind of aesthetic. Or I'm just old fogey and any chance to live in the past I take from all holes. That's great because Eldervale has lots of holes you enter, though it really didn't impress […]

Silver Chains (Laundromat of the Haunted House Genre)

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Silver Chains (Laundromat of the Haunted House Genre)

  Ladies and germs, I braced myself for some spook-ful frights and gorged on all the mental asylum and haunted house games that succeeded before indie developer Cracked Heads released their demonic puzzle/exploration Silver Chains. Unfortunately, from the moment protagonist “Peter” totaled his bush bomb of a car into a tree and was met by […]

Apsulov: End of Gods (Cyberpunk Viking Scare)

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Apsulov: End of Gods (Cyberpunk Viking Scare)

  Freaks, how do I put this? This game is exploding with badassery. From desperately scurrying through shadows away from trolls to fighting all sorts of fierce, colossal beasts with a mechanical arm, there’s always something refreshing. Apsulov: End of Gods was forged by small Swedish horror game studio Angry Demon and it perfectly blends […]

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (Castle Game)

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (Castle Game)

  Oh damn it's some Metroid Castlevania shoite, which hardcore gamers like to refer to as "Metroidvania" because we need new words for everything instead of just calling it by its damn title Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. It does give you some indication of what to expect, but probably not as good as just […]

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