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  • Blog Post: Is Soma One Of The Top 50 Games Of 2015?

    Frictional Games made a name for itself as the studio behind the 2010 horror hit Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Soma is the developer’s latest first-person foray into the strange and terrifying, but with a more philosophical angle. Despite never playing Amnesia, I decided to play Soma based on Tim’s... More
  • Blog Post: Should The Term "Survival Horror" Die?

    I’ve always considered myself a big survival-horror fan, but the more I thought about it, the less I understand what the term “survival horror” even means – especially in this day and age. I had a conversation with Game Informer’s resident horror expert Tim Turi to find... More
  • Blog Post: The Top 10 Amnesias

    Amnesia is a real condition, but the degree to which it occurs in video games is hilariously disproportionate to reality. Though amnesia is often used as a story crutch, sometimes its implementation creates impressive and memorable moments. Here are our favorites. WARNING: Spoilers ahead! 10. Phoenix... More
  • Blog Post: Dear Esther's Dan Pinchbeck Talks Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs

    We had an excellent time getting scared out of our wits with Frictional Games’ PC survival horror game Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Thechineseroom ’s Dan Pinchbeck, lead on Dear Esther, is taking the helm on the sequel Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs. The game, due out next year, is set in the... More
  • Blog Post: The 10 Most Terrifying Enemies In Gaming

    Halloween just passed , but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop losing some sleep by terrorizing yourself with various forms of scary media just yet. What better way is there to scare yourself than playing a video game with terrifying enemies? These are some of the most terrifying enemies... More
  • Blog Post: Get In The Halloween Mood With These Five Fright Fests

    We all know about Resident Evil, Silent Hill, and Dead Space, but several other lesser-known titles can conjure up a sense of dread with the best of them. Here are a few lesser known horror games on PC and Mac worth checking out. DayZ (PC) Even if the protagonist is an everyman, most zombie games turn... More
  • Blog Post: Being Badass Isn't Always Better

    Many games put a heavy emphasis on making the player feel like a badass. Players are constantly receiving feedback from games about how powerful and tough they are, whether it’s through the character they controlled, the weapons they wield, the armor they customize, or the enemies they defeat.... More
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