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Childhood memories are a double-edged sword. On one side, our first word, our first steps, our first plate of spaghetti. These are the happy times that are collected in photo albums and shown to our significant others when parents want to embarrass us. Then there are the darker memories: times we were punished, times we lost something dear to us, times we learned to ...

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Joystiq Weekly: Battlefield Hardline, Watch Dogs review, Evil Within preview and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. With Sony upping PlayStation Plus to six games per month, w...

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Among The Sleep Review: Real monsters

Childhood memories are a double-edged sword. On one side, our first word, our first steps, our first plate of spaghetti. These are the happy times that are collected in photo albums and shown to our significant others when parents want to embarrass us. Then there are the darker memories: times we w...

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Among the Sleep crawling into PC, Mac and Linux beds May 29

While Among The Sleep, a horror game played from the perspective of a toddler, was originally planned to release in Q4 2013, apparently the poor little guy was just so tuckered out that he slept in. No worries though, as developer Krillbite has set an alarm for May 29, at which point players on...

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Toddler horror Among the Sleep coming to PS4, Morpheus

It's poetic that Among the Sleep is coming to a device named after the Greek god of dreams (AKA Laurence Fishburne). Developer Krillbite is now bringing the first-person horror told through two-year-old eyes to PS4, where it'll feature support for Project Morpheus, Sony's VR headset. Krillbite's...

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Among the Sleep dev timelapse sheds light on shadowy corners

Ever wonder what's lurking behind the shadows in Krillbite Studio's first-person toddler horror game, Among the Sleep? It could be demons, ghosts, gremlins or slavering beasts out for fresh meat – or it could be standard 3D development technology and a lot of subtle tweaking. Yeah, it's p...

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Asylum Jam aims to instill horror without mental health stereotypes

Asylum Jam, a 48-hour game jam scheduled for October 11, will focus on developing horrifying experiences without contributing to the stigma surrounding mental health issues. Participants are to avoid the implementation of asylums, psych wards, medical professionals and insane patients in their subm...

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Among the Sleep Kickstarter ends nearly $50k beyond its target

Krillbite Studio's first-person baby simulator/horror game Among the Sleep has completed its 30-day Kickstarter campaign, raising a grand total of $248,358 from 8,110 backers – nearly $50,000 more than the $200,000 fundraising goal originally set. All that extra cash will be put towards bu...

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Among The Sleep clears Kickstarter goal with three days to go

Psychological horror Among the Sleep achieved its $200,000 Kickstarter goal this morning. That means the happy, innocent-looking faces of Krillbite Studio can endeavor to provide us with nightmares when the game hit PC, Mac, Linux, and Oculus Rift in Q4 this year. While Among the Sleep was alrea...

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Among the Sleep free public alpha coming tomorrow

Everyone can freak out at Among the Sleep as of tomorrow, when developer Krillbite releases an alpha build of the indie horror game for free. Krillbite told Polygon it's delivering the free version via its Kickstarter page, freely available for all. Among the Sleep places you in the eyes of a t...

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Among the Sleep adds support for Oculus Rift, playable alpha coming soon

From our first encounter with it, we've billed Among the Sleep as a horror adventure game told through the eyes of a child. Now, thanks to the Oculus Rift, you can really play through the eyes of a child. The team at Krillbite has already implemented some simple Rift support in Among the Sleep an...

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