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The survival horror game that should have been sent to the moon

Released for the PC just at the turn of the millennium and ported to the Playstation 1 a year later (and a year after the Playstation 2 was released), Martian Gothic is one of the worst Resident Evil rip-off games … Continue reading

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When a video game character keeps you up Until Dawn

Finally got around to playing Until Dawn, and it truly is like “playing” a traditional horror movie in which teens do the typical stupid thing—they return to the house in the woods where they played an awful prank a year … Continue reading

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Back to the beginning of the end of Resident Evil as we knew it

When the new millennium hit, Resident Evil stepped into it strong with Code Veronica. Introduced on the Dreamcast in 2000 before being released on Playstation 2, it was the first game in the series to get a major bump in … Continue reading

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Talking to the video game voices in my head

While I was between Resident Evil, Silent Hill, and Fatal Frame games in the days of PS3/360/Wii, I delved into the budget title Deadly Premonition. Originally an Xbox 360 exclusive, it was eventually released in a slightly expanded “Director’s Cut” … Continue reading

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer video game double feature

After the hubby and I revisited both the Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel series, watching them all the way through for the first time in over a decade, I couldn’t get enough, so I dug out my old game … Continue reading

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New millennium horrorthon

Fiction and video game adaptations, slashers, witches, zombies…here’s a mish-mosh of crap from the first decade of the 2000s. RIDING THE BULLET (2004) Based on a Stephen King novella, Riding the Bullet will really only work for you if you … Continue reading

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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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Trash time! Which ones are worth a watch?

Killer nun. Killer kids. Video game turned CGI movie. Ghosts in an apartment. Religious possession. Mothman in a mirror. And… a killer vase on a plane? I’ve assembled my own little version of one of those 8-pack DVDs you can … Continue reading

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The perfect zombedy series for zombie geeks!

Bite Me is like Shaun of the Dead meets The Big Bang Theory. It’s a webseries, but if you watch the episodes straight through, it feels just like a movie. I checked out season 1 (about 40 minutes) and season … Continue reading

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