Survival Horror

9.14.16

It’s Remembered for Its Action, But ‘Resident Evil 4’ Was a Superbly Scripted Video Game

RE4 was outstanding of visuals, sound and set-piece variety – but more than that, it was a fantastic example of video game writing.

6.2.16

Capcom, Listen Up: Here’s What We Want from ‘Resident Evil 7’

Did someone say REboot? They did, and it was us. Because Resi is crying out for some fresh blood to infect with all-new horrors.

5.10.16

Re-examining ‘Silent Hill 3’, Gaming’s Most Unfairly Overlooked Sequel

Okay, it inspired one god-awful film, and that's unforgiveable. But Silent Hill 3 remains a great video game, and here's why.

3.10.16

‘Resident Evil’ at 20: Flawed, Formulaic, But Still a Fearsome Horror Original

Capcom's survival horror followed video gaming logic, but it also subverted expectations, keeping the player thinking anything could happen.

10.20.15

Listen to New Music By Nine Inch Nails’ Robin Finck, From the Video Game ‘Noct’

The NIN and Guns N' Roses guitarist has teamed up with Portuguese producer Wordclock for an enveloping indie game soundtrack.

8.14.15

‘Resident Evil 2’ Is the Game That Proved Horror Didn’t Have to Be Humdrum

Capcom's 1998 title bursts with colour and life and gameplay beats that don't quite work, but that just makes it the more enjoyable.

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7.17.15

Attention, Horror Game Fans: ‘Until Dawn’ Is the Sleeper Slasher Hit of the Summer

Supermassive's blood-in-the-snow survival horror is shaping up to be an unexpected success.

3.25.15

‘Deadly Premonition’ Remains the Weirdest Video Game of the Modern Era

It's rubbish. Unless it's brilliant. No, definitely shit. Except for when it's amazing. Oh, we don't even know anymore...

3.6.15

A Monster in Monochrome, ‘White Night’ is Survival Horror for Noir Lovers

The debut game from OSome Studio is unsettling, imperfect, and absolutely memorable.

3.2.15

My Month-Long ‘Resident Evil’ Binge, and Why Capcom’s Monsters Will Never Change

A famous franchise, cleared in weeks. The lesson learned: Resi's makers are just as predictable as Umbrella's biological weapons.

11.26.12

The Art Of Darkness: The Changing Landscape Of The Survival Horror Game

A new breed of indie developers are reanimating the bloated corpse of this once glorious genre.