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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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Learn How To Survive the zombie apocalypse in this trailer

How To Survive is an isometric survival game that pits players against hordes of shambling undead, and as this new trailer points out, the best defense in a situation like that usually involves teamwork, resourcefulness and enough firepower to make George Patton salute from beyond the grave....

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Faceless developer breaks off to run horror-only studio, Fiddlehead

Justin Ross ran into a few problems while developing Faceless, a Half-Life 2 mod that embraced the Slender Man mythos, but in the end that's not why he left development in the hands of teammate Adam Sklar. He wanted to tackle a fresh IP with a monster from his own mind – a bat-like demonoid...

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Second 'Soma' teaser video continues with the mechanical creepiness

Frictional Games unveiled a second teaser video for its latest project, Soma. Labeled "Item 4017: Mockingbird," the video shows a woman talking with a sentient machine, which doesn't quite seem to realize it's a machine. Things get more unsettling when she brings someone new into the...

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Neverending Nightmares heading to PC and Ouya thanks to funding drive

Neverending Nightmares' Kickstarter project concluded with $106,722 in funding yesterday. The horror game is both inspired by games like Silent Hill 2 and Amnesia: The Dark Descent as well as developer Matt Gilgenbach's personal struggles with mental illness. It achieved its funding goals, but not...

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