Category Archives: What I’m Doing With My Joystick

Jesse Metcalfe looks tasty….

Adorable Jesse Metcalfe, zombies, and one of my favorite video game franchises? You sucked me in, Crackle! Dead Rising: Watchtower is a Crackle original. If you don’t know what Crackle is, it’s a free streaming service with a catch. Commercials. … Continue reading

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The Last of Us isn’t your standard survival horror game

In The Last of Us, you’re a man (who looks exactly like Dylan McDermott with a beard) on a mission to protect a girl (who looks and sounds exactly like Ellen Page) during the zombie apocalypse. And therefore, it’s much … Continue reading

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Resident Evil light!

It’s time to take on the Resident Evil “light gun” games! At least, the ones that got a U.S. release. RESIDENT EVIL SURVIVOR First there is Resident Evil Survivor, the game people love to hate from way back in the … Continue reading

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Vanquish those vamps…with a gun…

Arcade game turned Playstation 2 light gun game Vampire Night is pretty much House of the Dead with “vampires.” The vampires are simply all kinds of different monsters that leap, fly, run at you, roll at you, toss shit at … Continue reading

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The never-ending feeling of DOOM

Doom is one of those video game franchises that always seemed more action than horror to me, plus it was a first person shooter, which I suck at, so I never checked it out the first time around. But when … Continue reading

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The horror of playing a bestselling author

It’s shocking to me that Alan Wake isn’t considered one of the scariest survival horror games of all time. It is so easily comparable to Silent Hill and is fricking terrifying! It’s also a visually beautiful game. And the attention … Continue reading

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When dinos rocked survival horror…then went painfully extinct

In the 90s, the Resident Evil video game franchise was hot. And so was the Jurassic Park movie series. So Capcom did something brilliant; they replaced the zombies with dinosaurs and made Dino Crisis! DINO CRISIS The original Dino Crisis … Continue reading

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Zombie horses and mutant sea monsters!

It’s amazing how many zombie video games there are. Even when video game companies want to cash in by just tossing zombies into popular series that have nothing to do with horror, I totally get sucked in. That’s why I … Continue reading

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Mindless zombie shooting video game set in the Yakuza universe

I know absolutely nothing about the Yakuza video game franchise, but once they put zombies in the mix, I was so there. Hell, I didn’t even care about the storyline while playing Yakuza: Dead Souls. And you really don’t have … Continue reading

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The high point in the Alone in the Dark video game series

So this is how it goes. Infogrames created a groundbreaking 3D survival horror game in 1992, about a couple of people stuck in a mansion full of monsters. While Infogrames went on to create 2 sequels that made the game … Continue reading

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