Tag: Horror

Layers Of Fear Review

Inspired agony

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HIGH Rejoice! A scary game that's actually scary.

LOW The audio sometimes lacks crispness and precision

WTF Connecting some far-apart dots is necessary for story fulfillment

Oxenfree Review

Free? No, it was $20.

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HIGH The voicework and conversations feel natural.

LOW I know you were possessed, but you wanna hear about my birthday cake?

WTF Why does everyone keep saying "this one"? Who says that?

Until Dawn Second Opinion

Actually, DO Go in There

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HIGH Getting everyone out alive. Narrow second-place: getting everyone killed.

LOW Having a character die to the not-great combat QTEs.

WTF We can't make these recaps skippable?

SOMA Review

MidSOMA Murders

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HIGH Going for a little stroll on the sea bed during a deep-ocean storm.

LOW The monsters seem like they intrude upon, rather than compliment the core experience.

WTF The weird monster-attracting aura Simon radiates in certain areas.

Noct Early Access Preview

    The horror! Mankind has been devastated after a vast apocalyptic purge from some ancient evil and left to fend for itself against a rampaging swarm of massive, mutated enemies known as the Nocturnal. Oh no! If only there was a creepily dispassionate orbital satellite giving them directions to […]

Until Dawn – The Definitive Article

Greetings! You may know me as the author of the definitive Dead to Rights article (the longest videogame review ever – proving quality doesn't matter as long as you have quantity), the definitive Heavy Rain article, the definitive LA Noire article, and, of course, the still-unfinished definitive series of articles about Deadly Premonition. Then again, you probably don't know me, so consider that a super-self-aggrandizing hello. Point is, today I'm here to offer another definitive look at a video game – this time, it's PS4 interactive horror movie Until Dawn!