Get a bundle of soundtracks to world-famous horror games for a disgustingly low price

Get a bundle of soundtracks to world-famous horror games for a disgustingly low price

Oct 23, 2013

We don’t leave marrows with faces carved in them outside the house in November (ordinarily), so why do we leave pumpkins violated in such a manner outside the house in October? In fact, where the hell are all the pumpkins the rest of the year? How, when, and why did Halloween become all about encouraging obesity in children? Who thought a four player...

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories – Hidden Gems review

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories – Hidden Gems review

Nov 28, 2012

Format: Wii (version reviewed), PSP, PS2 Unleashed: Out now Publisher: Konami Developer: Climax Studios Players: 1 Site: http://www.konami.com/games/shsm/ If you know Shattered Memories only by reputation, you may well have heard it described as a remake of the first game, and instantly dismissed it as such. Don’t. It dumps 95% of the original’s...

Oh, the horror! Or lack thereof.

Oh, the horror! Or lack thereof.

Jan 17, 2012

This was originally going to be a review of the atrociously acronymed F.3.A.R. (that doesn’t even make any sense! What the hell is the ‘3’ supposed to stand for?). Two things resulted in it morphing into an article about horror games in general. Firstly, as the review would have ended up being about seven months late, publishing it would seem...

Secondary Gaming: The Rise of Let’s Plays

To quote one of our generation’s most eloquent and internationally recognised thinkers on the medium of video games, the Angry Video Game Nerd; “What’s the most important part about any game? Well, being able to fucking play it.” This makes sense. A game needs to be played to fulfil its purpose as a game, even if many games nonchalantly redefine what...