Where Has All the Horror Gone?

Dead again, eaten by two velociraptors as the scariest sound in the video game world echoes through my mind. The click-click-click of that empty shotgun sends a chill down my spine, just before I realize that my only option now is to clench. I hope I give them indigestion. I love survival horror games, and with it being October, I like to go back and replay some of my favorite titles I have not played in a while, but I think that is enough Dino Crisis for now. Being human, I like to be scared; to worry, to fear the unknown, and I love the feeling it creates when playing games that can accomplish that type of play experience. I have found fewer games recently that can achieve that atmosphere, and while playing through some older ones, I have given a lot of thought as to why.

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About stephenwilds

Writing in the dirty South, this recovering internet addict wakes up every morning wrestling with nightmares of Silent Hill, Battletoads, and where to put that third comma.
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