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.

Continue reading this article…

ImageHeaderTest

Advertisements

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.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s