Anatomy of a Scare – Eternally Unsafe in The Third Shift
From save rooms to item pickups, there's often small safe moments in horror games. With some clever design, The Third Shift uses those to scare players even more.
Anatomy of a Scare – NIGHT OF THE CONSUMERS’ Retail Horror
Keeping a thankless, grueling retail job because you need it to pay the bills is its own kind of horror, one germfood captured in chilling fashion in NIGHT OF THE…
Anatomy of a Scare – DeadFright’s Blind Flights of Fear
DreadXP spoke with DeadFright's developer to learn about the nuances of making audio-only scares that really get under the player's skin.
Anatomy of a Scare – MOTHER’s Big Small Fright
Dread XP spoke with the developer of MOTHER to learn about how a single small scare made it impossible for players to ever feel safe again.
Gory, Chilling, & Silly – Joel’s Best Horror Games of 2020
Joel's best horror games of 2020 bring endless chills, frightening sights, showers of (surprisingly useful) gore, and multiplayer ridiculousness.