Tag Archives: survival horror

The Evil Within was undone by its nonsense setting

The Evil Within is a worthier successor to Resident Evil 4 than 5 and 6, but I wouldn’t say it’s actually a good game. Not at all actually. Despite all the years between the two, everything TEW does RE4 did … Continue reading

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Article Round-Up: October 2015

Articles published by me during the month of October 2015. Continue reading

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Outlast: Dark edgy things need a heart too y’know

Outlast is a cynical, gory, violent, pop out scare-heavy survival-horror game. This dark edge isn’t necessarily a bad thing, and this is not to say that I didn’t enjoy some aspects of Outlast, but Outlast‘s adherence to juvenile conceptions of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on F.E.A.R. 2: Body horror, urban ruins, shooting soldier dudes

(Spoiler warning for the first two F.E.A.R. games) For better or worse, I think F.E.A.R. 2 is probably going to be the scariest F.E.A.R. game of the trilogy. It has more bizarre hallucination sequences, actual paranormal creatures to fight (something … Continue reading

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Playing F.E.A.R.: Can we make an action game scary?

So this week in uncomfortably quick succession I beat two games: the original F.E.A.R. and A Story About My Uncle. The latter is a completely nonviolent gaming experience in which the protagonist journeys to an alternate world with a neat jumpy suit … Continue reading

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