Horror Games Need To Follow Grounded And Add A ‘Fear Of Needles’ Mode

There isn’t any official ranking of phobias, but I have to assume that the fear of needles ranks relatively high on the list of things that make people squeamish. Up there with claustrophobia, the fear of tight spaces, and of course, arachnophobia, the fear of needles seems to be a relatively ubiquitous feeling. The official […]

Cinematic Horror Game Abandoned Launches Exclusively For PS5 In Q4 2021

Get ready to plan your every move as you fight for survival in the sprawling wilderness. Abandoned, a new cinematic horror game from Blue Box Game Studios, is set to launch exclusively for the PlayStation 5 later this year. In a post on the official PlayStation Blog, Hasan Kahraman of the Netherlands-based studio decided to […]

Delisted Taiwanese Horror Game Devotion Is Back On Sale Following China Controversy

Devotion, the delisted horror game by Taiwanese developer Red Candle Games, has returned to sale following controversies with both the Chinese government and GOG.com. The game is being sold directly through Red Candles’ website after spending most of its existence removed from digital store shelves. The game is being sold DRM-free for Windows and Mac for […]

Scotland-Based Horror The Black Iris Is A Fluorescent Nightmare

H.P. Lovecraft strikes again in indie developer Jamie Ferguson’s other-worldly horror tale, The Black Iris. Penetrating neons, striking symbology, and the mystery surrounding a secret Scottish research facility all contribute to this game’s immediate appeal, available now on Itchi.io. Before stepping into the hallucinogenic visuals, The Black Iris has a creepy narrative to thread these […]

Survival Horror Dinohazard Is "A Blend Of Dino Crisis And The Thing"

Take the heart-racing, claustrophobic intensity of John Carpenter’s The Thing and replace the body-morphing parasite with dinosaurs. That is the premise indie Dinohazard presents as you try to escape a sub-zero research facility. The creepy adventure is available now via Itch.io. On paper, Dinosaurs don’t seem as terrifying as a mutating symbiote keen to devour your pets as […]

Horror Adventure In Nightmare Stars A Child Lost In A Dark And Mysterious World

Maximum Games has teamed up with China based Magic Fish Studio to release the horror title In Nightmare to the West in 2021, exclusively for the PS4. It will spook digital and physical shelves at a low price of $19.99. Gematsu spotted the press release by the publisher that gives more details on the story and […]

Horror Adventure RPG Mercyful Flames Reveals Name Change And Teaser Trailer

Video game studios Asmodev (Ultimate Summer, Priest Simulator) and Gaming Factory (Gunslingers & Zombies, Human Farm) recently announced their collaborative title Inquisitor: The Hammer of Witches has received a name change and is now known as Mercyful Flames. The game’s first teaser trailer was also released along with the announcement. According to the game’s Steam […]

Survival Horror Game Devour Set To Bite Into Steam January 28

British independent video game studio Straight Back Games recently announced the Steam launch date for its upcoming co-op survival horror game, Devour. Mark your calendar for January 28, but start preparing to stop cult leader Anna Puerta before the demon possessing her drags everyone down to hell. Devour’s Steam page is live, and features the Devour […]

The 25 Best Horror Games To Play On Halloween 2020

There are all kinds of horror-tinged media to choose from nowadays, but games may be the most chilling medium of all due to the level of immersion and interactivity they impart. If you’ve ever sat in a dark room with headphones and played something like Silent Hill or Resident Evil, you know that unique feeling […]

Which Horror Game Should You Play This Halloween?

It’s October, and you know what that means: We are in the mood for some spooky experiences in anticipation of Halloween. Video games have you more than covered in that department, but there are so many ways to provide scares. We’ve made the process of picking a creepy game easy by providing different categories depending on what you’re […]