Escape the room games have become an ongoing trend in VR, and for good reason. They don't require a lot of assets, and they're a relatively low budget. If you pull them off correctly, though, they can be truly amazing experiences.
You would be forgiven for looking at Yomawari: Midnight Shadows, and wondering if it's really a horror game. After all, the characters look like innocent little kids, and there are even dogs in it. How can that be scary?
The 2016 reboot of the DOOM franchise was one of my favorite shooters in recent memory. As someone who grew up playing the classic DOOM games on an old Mac computer, it was great to see a modern revival that kept the fast-paced spirit of the franchise alive and well.
You wouldn't normally expect the horror and puzzle genres to go together, but Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut makes it feel like the two are peanut butter and chocolate. It feels like it's meant to be. The first run of puzzles in this horrific slasher game is fun, hilarious, and gruesome in equal measure.
Multiplayer horror games have suddenly found new life on the PS4. While you wouldn't normally associate tense atmosphere and scares with the chaos of multiplayer, this new subgenre has proven that it can be done with the right formula.
Halloween is upon us and and gamers from different parts of the world are celebrating. After dishing out a few tricks and collecting some treats, why not continue the fun with one of these great titles to keep the mood going? In no particular order, here’s a list of the most recommended games to play on Halloween!
Horror is a tough genre to tackle for games, because there’s a fine line between being genuinely scary, and being exhausting. A game that has a tense atmosphere and strong story can get away with jump scare if they’re timed correctly. On the other hand, a different type of horror game can become tedious and annoying if it’s always trying to scare you.
The Danganronpa series is one that more people need to play. In an industry full of shooters and cookie-cutter RPGs, this series comes stomping in with a robotic bear, incredible murder mysteries, and unique gameplay.
As a huge horror fan, I sometimes wonder why I enjoy having the daylights scared out of me. There are moments when horror games push me to the point where I have to step away and take a moment to recover. This is especially true in PlayStation VR when the horror is quite literally all around you.