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Neverending Nightmares Kickstarter wakes from funding nightmare to funding success

Neverending Nightmares, the semi-autobiographical horror game about depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder from Retro/Grade creator Matt Gilgenbach, has been funded on Kickstarter, but not before a financial mishap caused a fan to pledge $9,000 more than he intended. During the campaign's...

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Audio-only horror game Vanished out now on iOS

Vanished by developer Pixel Heart is a recently launched iOS game that like, doesn't need your fancy graphics, man – in fact, it has none. Vanished is an audio-only horror game, similar in concept to Deep Sea. Vanished places you in a world without light, with no memory of how you got...

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Claire scared in new horror game on Steam Greenlight

A girl and her dog are trapped and stalked in the nightmarish world of Claire, a 2D horror game currently looking for votes on Steam Greenlight and aiming to launch on PC, Mac and Linux. Claire follows the protagonist and her canine companion through several stages of life, in a tale that...

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Why Oculus Rift needs an auto-pause feature for horror games

Think about it. You're playing Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs – or even worse, Outlast – with an Oculus Rift strapped to your face and headphones growling in your ears, roaming haunted halls in full, immersive 3D. You're peering around corners, waiting for the next monster to leap out...

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Sepulchre, a free indie horror game from Richard & Alice devs

There are a few reasons Sepulchre may be the perfect game to start off your week: It's a horror point-and-click from Owl Cave, the developers of the intensely emotional, four-star adventure, Richard & Alice It takes place on a train, starring a curious museum curator It's short It's...

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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...

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Neverending Nightmares Video Preview

Of all the things that developer Matt Gilgenbach could have created after Retro/Grade, a rhythm-based shooter in reverse, a horror game seemed among the least likely. Enter Neverending Nightmares, a horror adventure game inspired by the psychological themes of Silent Hill 2 and the defenseless...

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Fran Bow tells the tortured tale of a girl having a rough time

A "rough time" might be putting it lightly for poor Fran Bow – she stumbles upon the brutally dismembered corpses of her parents, runs into the forest with her precious black cat, passes out and wakes up in a dysfunctional mental institution for children: Oswald Asylum. Fran Bow is a...

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Scare the pants off Sunday with Doorways

It's easy to compare Doorways to Amnesia, a cult classic horror game that has withstood the test of time and PC upgrades. This stems from a few reasons: One, the voice actor in Amnesia, Sam Mowry, voices Thomas Foster in Doorways. And two, we just watched the trailer for Doorways and haven't...

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Benjamin Rivers' Home spooking up iOS this Thursday, OSX this summer

One-man indie development studio Benjamin Rivers' side-scrolling pixel art horror game Home will be available for iOS devices this Thursday, June 20. The Universal App will cost $2.99 and feature new content, new terrifying environments to explore and updated story elements. Rivers has also...

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