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Looking back at ‘five nights at freddy’s’

Looking Back at ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’

[youtube] When I say ‘Chuck E. Cheese,” what kind of flashbacks do you have? Are they rambunctious and colourful, or do you have horrible, war-like memories of the infamous ball pit? Regardless of your stance on the building, it does have a presence, and to some debatably lucky few, it was a childhood staple….

Last-gen flashback: ‘rule of rose’ (2006)

Last-Gen Flashback: ‘Rule of Rose’ (2006)

Though many recall the glory days of survival horror (which lasted roughly from the late 90s to the mid 00s), few remember a chilling 2006 title called Rule of Rose. Those who had the good fortune (or misfortune, as some might see it) of playing it remember it as, if nothing else, a creepy and…

Last-gen flashback: ‘haunting ground’ (2005)

Last-Gen Flashback: ‘Haunting Ground’ (2005)

When fans of survival horror reminisce about the glory days of the genre—which lasted roughly from the late 90s to the early 00s—they typically think of classic titles such as Resident Evil, Silent Hill, and Fatal Frame. Not many remember or have even heard of a 2005 underground title released by CAPCOM (the same company…

A first look at ‘fatal frame: nuregarasu no miku’ (“the black-haired shrine maiden”)

A First Look at ‘Fatal Frame: Nuregarasu no Miku’ (“The Black-Haired Shrine Maiden”)

Ready your Camera (Obscura)! The popular survival horror series Fatal Frame (or Project Zero, as it is known in Japan) is back with a new ghost in its machine. That’s ghost’s name? Project Zero: Nuregarasu no Miku, the subtitle of which translates into something along the lines of The Black-Haired Shrine Maiden. Fatal Frame: Nuregarasu no Miku This entry follows Japan-exclusive…

Weekly horror review: cry of fear

Weekly Horror Review: Cry of Fear

This week, we’re going to look back a little, at what may well be one of the finest (and undoubtedly the most terrifying) Half Life mods ever made. It’s received numerous accolades on both ModDB and IndieDB, it’s been downloaded over five hundred thousand times, and it actually ended up collapsing the ModDB page on…

Weekly horror review: lone survivor

Weekly Horror Review: Lone Survivor

For anyone who’s claimed two dimensional games aren’t terribly frightening, I submit Lone Survivor. The premise of this one’s pretty simple… at first glance. You’re one of the only survivors of a mysterious outbreak that’s turned an entire city into a ravaged, barren wasteland. You’ve been trying to take care of yourself since everything went…