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Red Thread announces VR support, 2015 release for horror game Draugen

Indie studio Red Thread Games announced a release window for Draugen, a first-person survival horror game that will feature support for VR technology like the Oculus Rift. Red Thread is also working on Dreamfall Chapters, a Kickstarter-funded revival of the classic PC adventure game series The...

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Sci-fi horror aboard an abandoned caffeine-mining spaceship

This is a sci-fi horror game with a premise close to our hearts: Caffeine. In Caffeine, a young boy wakes up on a caffeine-mining space vessel, alone, and he must explore dark, silent hallways to discover what went wrong – because something clearly did. Caffeine comes from a sole...

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Daylight coming to PC, PS4 in April

Procedurally-generated PC and PS4 horror game Daylight will see the light of day in April according to Jared Gerritzen, studio director at developer Zombie Studios. Gerritzen revealed the release window during a preview with IGN, which also showed off some of the Unreal Engine 4-powered gameplay....

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The Evil Within scares up August 26 launch date

The Evil Within will launch August 26 in North America and August 29 in Europe, Bethesda announced today. The latest from esteemed Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami, The Evil Within will arrive on PC, Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360 and PS3. The Evil Within casts players as Detective Sebastian...

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Nevermind: a biofeedback horror game for your mental health

In horror-adventure game Nevermind, your performance is influenced by your emotional state. Nevermind is built on biofeedback technology: You hook up a heart-rate monitor and play, becoming more unhinged by the PC game's subject matter, after which tasks and scenarios immediately ramp up in...

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Indie horror game Quadrant travels to the moon, brings something back

NASA is kind of known for having a clean and orderly workplace - so when the recently-released teaser trailers for Quadrant by HKFiftyOne Games shows light fixtures swinging from the ceiling, overturned desks and blood stains smeared across the floor, we suspect something might be amiss. ...

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Explore virtual reality horror game The Forest in new screens

The Forest, a first-person horror game compatible with the Oculus Rift, is set in some woods inhabited by cannibals. While we've yet to get our hands on the promised paid alpha, we can at least study up on the terrain right now in these new screens chock full of god beams, fire and hungry freaks....

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Kodoku taps Japanese horror for eerie, bizarre scares

Developer Carnivore Studio describes Kodoku as "a self-published horror and exploration game for Playstation Vita and Playstation 4." That information is useful from a pragmatic standpoint, but it doesn't prepare you for what you'll see in the above teaser. How exactly pigs with human...

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Outlast on sale for Halloween, new Whistleblower DLC is already scary

So there's good news and bad news: Outlast, the terrifying asylum game from Red Barrels, is 33 percent off right now, making it just $13. That's the good news. The bad news is that there's also a new expansion for Outlast coming up, and this means we're going to play more Outlast. The first round...

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Don't Starve's free horror mod, The Screecher, turns survival into terror

Halloween is a good holiday for Don't Starve, since it generally involves a hefty amount of eating (candy) and more mad scientists than any other festive day. To celebrate, Don't Starve is half off on Steam, $7.50, and a horror mod called The Screecher is free to all owners. The Screecher turns...

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