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Creepshow: A Review Of The Last Door

Creepshow: A Review Of The Last Door 

It’s hilarious to think that I find a game as dark and macabre as The Last Door to be utterly delightful and wonderous.

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Scare Witch Project: A Review Of Knock-Knock

Scare Witch Project: A Review Of Knock-Knock 

It could be easy to be annoyed with Knock-Knock on premise alone. Did the developers really get a cryptic e-mail with directions to make this game, replete with scraps of audio and video? Did said message really include a chain mail-style threat that the developers were endangering themselves if they …

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The Covers Don’t Protect You: A Preview of “Knock Knock”

The Covers Don’t Protect You: A Preview of “Knock Knock” 

Scary games are only as good as you’ll let them be. You can play a scary game with the lights on and the sound down, just to make fun of it; but you’re missing out. I like diving into scary games (often to my detriment), going for full immersion. I …

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On the Edge of my Seat and my Sanity

On the Edge of my Seat and my Sanity 

It’s dark. My fingers are trembling. Half my focus is kept on settling my stomach. I can feel the sweat on my forehead, pushing its way past my eyebrows. I remember someone once telling me that we evolved eyebrows to soak the sweat from our foreheads. All lies. I’m entering …

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Phantasmaburbia Ain’t Afraid of Suburban Ghosts

Phantasmaburbia Ain’t Afraid of Suburban Ghosts 

Some of the best art transports you, maybe to a different place, maybe a different time. My favorite games are gateways that draw me into worlds I’ve never known, or worlds I’ve forgotten. When I play Final Fantasy VI I am drawn into the world of my suburban youth, sprawling …

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Deadly Premonition: Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On

Deadly Premonition: Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On 

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I’m at my college, which is not really my college; it looks nothing like it, but that doesn’t seem to matter. We are walking down the steep hill from our dormitory to the campus center, and there is a stiff breeze. I comment on this to my friends. But they …

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