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Video Games

Video games, arcade, and the like related to Halloween, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, or the bizarre.

Netflix + Black Mirror + Video Games = Bandersnatch

Sooo, that’s what the creators of Black Mirror have been up to. Released just today on Netflix, is a new interactive Black Mirror film, called Bandersnatch. It’s a decision-based game, where you can go down different avenues, and ultimately get different endings, based on the choices you make. This of course is nothing new; this

Interview with Game Developer Sam Prebble

I stumbled upon this article about a kid who spent the span of 15 years working on a personal project, a modern mod (called Total Chaos) for a classic game, Doom II. It hit the sweet spot for the kind of obscure, creative stuff I often like to talk about on HL, so I wanted

Interview with Game Developer Gareth Murfin

I like obscure things; I like finding obscure things and shining a spotlight on them. As a huge fan of Manhunt, I came across this oddity on Kickstarter, which was clearly heavily influenced by it: And so, I decided I needed to learn a bit more about it all to quench my curiosity. The following

Amnesia Collection Giveaway — Happy Halloween!

The winner is Pat Nolan! Congrats! Some years back, I had a very specific goal in mind, to find the scariest video game EVER MADE. One that didn’t let up, that was absolutely brutal and relentless. What I discovered was Amnesia. I was not disappointed; it required several panic attacks to make my way through.

Reviewing The Council: Part Four

See all parts of review here. At this point, I’m not sure that I’ve ever played a game with as many possible choices as this game has, that can take you in completely different narrative directions. I didn’t expect that, nor did I expect that this game might have any replayability. Though, I think I

Reviewing The Council: Part Three

See all parts of review here. Oh boy, this episode has some major consequences based on the choices you make and there’s no do-overs. And I don’t mean something just like the fate of side characters; I mean the disfigurement of my own character. I got the major puzzle at the end of this episode

Narcosis Game Review

I know I’ve heard that voice somewhere before? Relatively unknown voice actor Jeff Mattas did such an amazing job narrating Narcosis, I was almost certain he did narration work for Westworld and expected to find an IMDb page chock-full of projects he’d done. Instead, I couldn’t find much; he appears to have gone somewhat under

Reviewing The Council: Part Two

See all parts of review here. Episode 2 complete and definite spoilers ahead in the images below. This one’s going to be short and sweet, but I can certainly say that I enjoyed this episode, with more blood, puzzles, and occultism. Things are ramping up with the ending of this episode and perhaps the game

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