Four horror game (ish) recommendations to get you in the mood for the Spooktober season – for the extreme horror junkie to the scaredy-cat.
A mix of Nightmare Before Christmas and Hocus Pocus, Costume Quest is an enjoyable, stylized RPG to get you in the mood for Halloween.
My wife groaned when I told her I wanted to buy a PS4 for my birthday. She told me I had enough systems that I never touch and asked how would this purchase be any different. I eventually persuaded her, but under one condition – I had to buy games that she could play as well. Woof. My wife is not a gamer.
Do you ever find yourself feeling overwhelmed by the weight of the world around you? Do you ever feel like you’re just reliving the same day, over and over? Have you ever thought to yourself, “This has gone on long enough; I just want it to end?”
If so, you may be suffering from O.W.F. (Open World Fatigue).
Your personality determined by your favorite connsole, from Atari to Nintendo to PlayStation to XBox. What system defines you best?
When is the last time you played a game that sucked you into its world? I’m not talking about just pretty graphics and landscapes. I’m talking about story, culture, lore, music, backstories, history, religion – in short, worldbuilding. It’s a term often thrown around by fiction writers that basically means crafting a believable, imaginary world that isn’t cookie-cutter like most of the drek we see nowadays. Worldbuilding can make or break a book just as it can a video game.
By Brian Wells Normally, when I think of a cooperative game I can play with a friend who lives in another state, all that comes to mind are looter-shooters like Destiny and Borderlands. And then I learned about The Blackout Club from a friend. The Blackout Club is a first-person game released in 2019 by Question Games for the PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The game is centered around a group of teenage friends who are…