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Horror game Uncanny Valley can't hold onto its flashlight

You're Tom, a security guard at a corporate facility deep in the mountains, and you have the night shift. To help pass the time, you grab a flashlight and explore the cavernous building. You walk down dark hallways, through meat-packing rooms and offices with anatomical diagrams on the walls &nda...

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Grave's dynamic horror landscape shifting on PC, Mac, Linux, Xbox One

Horror games tend to create chilling atmospheres, but the unsettling moments within them are often pre-meditated or scripted. The spooks in Broken Window Studios' Grave may be a bit more freeform than that - the Oculus Rift-compatible trek through an open-world desert environment on PC, Mac, Lin...

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Duskers ditches the paper prototype to bring survival horror to space

The last time we spoke with Misfits Attic founder Tim Keenan about this game, it was called Scavenger, and it was a paper prototype starring tower-defense mechanics and a Han Solo-esque character traveling the galaxy to pay off his debts. Now, it's called Duskers, and it's darker. The game has mi...

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Renegade Kid's Cult County mixes horror, FPS, story in a dust bowl

Cult County is a first-person survival horror game that takes cues from Telltale's The Walking Dead and horror classics such as Silent Hill and Resident Evil, according to developer Renegade Kid. That's the studio behind Mutant Mudds, Moon and the DS horror games, Dementium: The Ward and Dementium ...

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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 devel...

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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. W...

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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 Castell...

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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 di...

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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. Qu...

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