Making "retro plus" horror with The Tartarus Key
JUNE 8, 2023
The clever conceits that allow The Tartarus Key to serve up retro, PS1-style horror (and laughs) minus '90s-era frustrations.
MARCH 23, 2023
The creative director of Supermassive Games' anthology series explains how they built a growing subgenre of horror gaming.
NOVEMBER 6, 2023
Just because your game features monsters, the dark, and even the fear of dying, does not immediately make it an example of horror.
JUNE 14, 2023
Ten Player Motives #6 Why do we love horror? It's a question that has provoked a great deal of debate, but the two most important things to understand about the horror motive are that it is about indulging in unpleasant feelings, and that precisely because it's about nasty things, it's not for everyone.
AUGUST 22, 2023
Apartment 1406 is a horror game that will provide you with an amazing experience in a dark world of horror. The game features psychological elements, such as changing environments and two alternative worlds, which make the game very interesting and mysterious.
NOVEMBER 2, 2023
Why Horror Is the Hardest Game Genre Josh Bycer firstname.lastname@example.org This year I was all set to play the latest crop of indie (and AAA) horror games for Halloween, except this time I didn’t find a lot of games compared to last year.
NOVEMBER 18, 2023
You Will Die Here Tonight Twists Survival Horror Josh Bycer email@example.com You Will Die Here Tonight starts out as close as one could get to copying the Resident Evil formula without warranting a lawsuit.
SEPTEMBER 11, 2023
Playtown is a adventure horror game set in a kid's abandoned indoor playground. Your daughter has just lost her necklace which was very dear to her, and now you are tasked with finding it. Try to search around and unravel the mysteries surrounding the.
OCTOBER 31, 2023
Here are ten lessons from decades of interviews, GDC lectures and community blogs, condensed for your convenience.
OCTOBER 18, 2023
Something truly horrifying… Creator Kevin Le, working under the name of Yobob Games , carefully chose to combine a farming simulator with horror elements, after doing market research. “A A lot of people know about Stardew Valley and streamers love horror games. I just combined the two and figured this was a unique premise.”
APRIL 28, 2023
Signalis Is a Successful Survival Horror Josh Bycer firstname.lastname@example.org There has been quite a variety of indie horror lately and Signalis feels like the perfect companion to Scorn as a definite follower of old-school survival horror but replacing body horror with the creepiness of existential terror.
OCTOBER 20, 2023
Kyle Rowley: We wanted to figure out what kind of horror experience we wanted to make, based on Alan Wake as an established franchise, and the things that we did in the first game. Early on, we wanted to identify ourselves as more of a psychological horror game. So psychological horror made a lot of sense for us.
NOVEMBER 3, 2023
For those who dare to dabble in the demonic art of horror screenwriting, steering through a maze of well-trodden paths is the key to unleashing a masterpiece that will resonate through the vaulted tombs of cinematic history. This is the forbidden zone, the heart of darkness, the centerpiece of your horror story.
MAY 8, 2023
Dredge is a Relaxing Take on Horror Josh Bycer email@example.com Dredge is one of those concepts that comes from the ever-popular mix of something + horror = game we see from indie developers. One part horror game, and a peaceful fishing adventure.
JUNE 19, 2023
The Axis Unseen is a heavy-metal open-world horror game. “If For example, when a monster tries to kill you, instead of, say, horror violins, it goes full metal. Wishlist The Axis Unseen on Steam or Epic Store The post Skyrim-dev Nate Purkeypile goes solo and makes a heavy metal horror game appeared first on PreMortem Games.
DECEMBER 29, 2022
The Game-Wisdom 2022 Awards for Best Horror Josh Bycer firstname.lastname@example.org. Since horror and holidays go perfectly together, for today’s best of list, it’s my favorite horror games of 2022. Honorable Mentions: Stay Out of the House.
JANUARY 30, 2023
The developers at Baroque Decay break down the specific factors contributing to the underdog's success.
NOVEMBER 20, 2023
The early access release briefly passed Team Fortress 2 , Rust , and War Thunder on the Steam most played chart.
OCTOBER 31, 2023
A decade ago, the horror genre's niche appeal meant its biggest franchises like Dead Space were trying what they could to get more sales, for better and worse.
JUNE 20, 2023
Alan Wake II game director Sam Lake explains why the titular protagonist isn't the only playable character in this long-awaited sequel.
MAY 24, 2022
In recent years, all we hear about is the "new wave" of horror films - intelligent, arty, unconventional films that contrast themselves with the silly "horror movies" of the past. The role of Robert Eggers in this process cannot be underestimated, because it was with his debut - "The Witch" - the term post-horror came into use.
MARCH 27, 2023
Diablo 4’s Beta Shows the Horror of Modern AAA Design Josh Bycer email@example.com It’s been a rough couple of years for Blizzard Entertainment, going from one of the premier studios in the world to one mired in controversy, scandals, lawsuits, and destroying years’ worth of goodwill with their fans.
JUNE 22, 2023
The terrifying disappearance of a Titanic submarine in the North Atlantic has taken everyone’s attention, and sales of the submarine-themed horror game “Iron Lung” have significantly increased. It emphasizes the strength of the horror genre in video games and how it may reflect real-world anxieties and uncertainty.
AUGUST 25, 2023
It’s his first endeavor working completely alone after a failed attempt at developing a horror game with 2 others back in 2015. “A The result, Ontosis, is an atmospheric psychological horror game with emphasis on exploration, story and mystery. Ontotis is a horror game. years of development. I value outside input too.
SEPTEMBER 6, 2022
Fall is the perfect time to watch a horror movie on a cool, dark evening. That's why we've put together a selection of Filmustage's most beloved B-movie horror films for you. It's a rather indie horror film that is most of the time dedicated not to zombies, but people. The Evil Dead, 1981, dir.
OCTOBER 24, 2023
For gamers and game developers alike, this is the season to dive into the world of horror games, immersing ourselves in atmospheres filled with suspense, mystery, and pure fright. From haunted mansions and desolate space stations to eerie towns shrouded in fog, this list promises a thrilling ride through the annals of gaming horror.
Played with Fire
OCTOBER 28, 2021
Designing and weaving The Cosmic Horror into Stargaze. Specul-8’s design was so unique due to spicing up our philosophical fairytale with a fair share of horror influences. Artykuł The Cosmic Horror of Stargaze pochodzi z serwisu Played With Fire | VR Developer. One that required a different approach during development.
FEBRUARY 9, 2023
Developer Gavin Eisenbeisz explains the appeal of distorting the nostalgic and familiar for the sake of terrifying your audience.
JULY 6, 2023
"There are lots of successful games, and then there are games that didn't have the opportunity to succeed. Our goal was to create that opportunity."
AUGUST 3, 2023
He now works under the name of HALbot Studios on not one, but two first person survival horror games, House of Lies and The Nightmare Escape. The Nightmare Escape is a horror game. It’s a great question and something that I think a lot of horror games fail to achieve. Especially with horror games lately.
JUNE 8, 2023
The move will impact both physical and digital versions of the horror title.
Game Development News
OCTOBER 31, 2023
As candles across the land begin to fill the air with the scent of pumpkin spice and the dark nights come rolling in, it’s the perfect time to shut the curtains, cosy up. and play terrifying games to scare ourselves silly, obviously!
JULY 11, 2023
How an unlikely medium brought about this horror game with a unique visual twist.
JUNE 8, 2023
The horror title launched in May 2021 and is the latest mainline entry in the long-running series.
FEBRUARY 21, 2023
Press X to scare.
FEBRUARY 15, 2023
There are photorealistic walking sims, full-fledged 3D platformers, surreal horror titles, and so much more.
Brand Game Development
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
The post Overcome the Horror of Creative Freedom and Turn it into Fun appeared first on Brandon the Game Dev. When I think of it that way, I feel better about the radical Sartrean freedom of the blank page. There’s no pressure. Anything you create opens doors.
OCTOBER 27, 2023
Amnesia the Bunker Takes Two Scary Steps Forward Josh Bycer firstname.lastname@example.org The Amnesia franchise is one that I’ve grown constantly weary of playing, with its focus on set-piece horror rather than horror itself.
NOVEMBER 1, 2023
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