I said I would never play Slender again. And I meant that, or at least I thought I did. But here I am once again sitting in front of a computer monitor ready to get the crap scared out of me.
Happy Halloween! As a special bonus video, I decided to grab my sister (Who scares easily) and have her play the viral hit Slender. I am personally terrified of Slenderman and she’s easily scared, so […]
Horror in video games is incredibly hard to pull off. At this point, the scares are rote and uninteresting. There’s a hallway with a flashing light, I bet some scary lady will blink right in front of me for a brief second. What I found so thrilling about Nightmare House 2 was how most of those preconceived notions of video game horror were basically thrown out the window. Nightmare House 2 is not as scary as Slender, but it is tense and has some of my favorite jump scares.
In a feverous haze one Tuesday night, Evan sent me a link to a new Kinect indie title. Within moments of briefly skimming the press release and seeing that it said FMV, Kinect, and Chris Evans, I dropped everything I was doing and rushed to my Xbox. Fearing this was some kind of joke or PR stunt or something, I thought I should download it as soon as possible before it gets pulled for being too crazy or something. Well, it’s plenty crazy and we played through the whole thing so you won’t have to.