Experiencing the Horror- S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl

•May 10, 2013 • Leave a Comment

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, released in 2007 by Russian devs GSC Game World, is a game that flew under most gamers’ radar. Is it worth picking up? Read on to find out!
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Experiencing the Horror- House of the Living Dead

•April 24, 2013 • Leave a Comment

Back in November of last year I spent some time reviewing The Evil Dead tie-in game for the ZX Spectrum, an English computer that preexisted the Commodore 64 by a few months and shared a number of its games. Though I discovered that playing through The Evil Dead for ZX Spectrum was about as much fun as chopping your own hand off with a chainsaw while your demon-possessed girlfriend giggles in the corner, I did notice something while I browsed the World Of Spectrum website.

The Spectrum had a TON of horror games.

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Finding the horror- The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask

•March 19, 2013 • 2 Comments

To mark the release of the new Mega Beardo EP Ledjent of Zelda, The Horror Pages presents a review of the darkest entry in the beloved Legend of Zelda series. Read on for an analysis of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask.  Continue reading ‘Finding the horror- The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask’

Dead Space 4 canceled? Was the series ruined by changes to Dead Space 3?

•March 6, 2013 • Leave a Comment

Videogamer.com has released an incendiary report indicating that Dead Space 4 has been canceled and the series ended due to the failure of Dead Space 3 to meet EA’s sales expectations. Quoting a “source familiar with the unannounced project”, the report goes on to state that developers Visceral Games were given a directive from EA during the development of Dead Space 3 to tone down the horror aspect of the game and make it more action-oriented in an effort to “(…)make the game feel more like BioWare’s Mass Effect.”

Will there be a future for the Dead Space franchise, and if so, will it be recognizable to those familiar with its origin as a horror title?

Quakecon

•February 27, 2013 • Leave a Comment

According to a recent media alert sent out by Bethesda, in addition to the usual fragging and gibbing LAN party Quakecon is famous for, Quakecon 2013 will also feature exclusive reveals of upcoming games. Could this be the venue for an announcement of the long-awaited Doom 4

Experiencing the Horror- Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare

•February 5, 2013 • Leave a Comment

(This review contains EXTREME spoilers for Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare. Read on at your own risk.) Continue reading ‘Experiencing the Horror- Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare’

Is all hell breaking loose in the Mushroom Kingdom?

•January 7, 2013 • Leave a Comment

Mario isn’t usually a topic that the Horror Pages would have reason to cover- but it seems some weird stuff has been going on in Mario games recently.
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