Picture it: 1999, a small desert city in America. Little 11 year old Ash and her big sister at home in the dark. We start up the Playstation (it was just Playstation back then, not PS1!) and we pop in the new game we rented at Blockbuster – Silent Hill. The old tube TV is dark so we can barely see. The game starts with this great cinematic opening and then….silence. Until the giant winged demon thing from hell attacks and my sister and I are screaming murder at 11pm! Continue reading “Something Witty About Why I Don’t Play Horror Games And It’s Silent Hill’s Fault”
It is soon Halloween, so how fitting it is to write about a horror game! Recently me and @roosajokiaho got into a ”Walking Dead” game and TV show binge. The most interesting core storytelling of Walking Dead is that the zombies, or walkers, are not the centerpiece – it is actually the characters surrounded by those walkers. They have their agenda, motivations and ideals. It is hard to find the right path between the relationships. As a player, you have to make the choices who to sympathize with or give a cold shoulder to.
One’s psyche can be one of the scariest places we venture, not just during month of Halloween, but in our lives everyday. While I am no professional on the human psyche, I wanted to bring you my personal impression and experience of Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice. Continue reading “Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Review”
We have all been there. The first time, you encounter the most frightening thing in your life. Then you need to deal with the horrible nightmares in the aftermath bedtime. It’s never pretty and mostly ends with moist bed sheets of …sweat. Continue reading “That Residing Evil in Your Mind”