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I went ghost hunting on the PS2 one last time

I continue to revisit all the horror games from my old game systems (still chipping away at the PlayStation 2 games), and this time it was Ghosthunter. I don’t even know how I managed to get through it the first … Continue reading

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The game that took years off my life

As a zombie game lover, I have to say Dying Light was such a blast to play through…until it wasn’t. What a devastating experience this proved to be. It’s such a vast game, and I chipped away at it from … Continue reading

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You’ll have to pry the PS2 controller from my cold, dead hands

It’s a double feature video game marathon of survival horror titles for PS2 that take place in the snow. Brrrrr! Was revisiting these games fun for me? EXTERMINATION Bringing the survival horror genre into the bitter, snowy cold before the … Continue reading

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Going back to where Silent Hill all began…Silent Hill

Silent Hill Origins, which came late in the life of the PS2, is an “origins” story, but like most Silent Hill games, it doesn’t really fit into any sort of timeline, so basically it’s just another standalone excuse to drag … Continue reading

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SILENT HILL: back to the beginning

It’s trippy revisiting games from the early days of the survival horror era, but despite being a PS1 game, the original Silent Hill from 1999 still holds up for me in terms of horror gaming experience. I expected it to … Continue reading

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Do doggie companions make survival horror more fun?

As I continue my endeavor to replay all my horror games I haven’t covered on Boys, Bears & Scares yet, I take on Haunting Ground and Rule of Rose, two games in which the protagonist is joined on her horror … Continue reading

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The only way to survive the horror is to run and scream

When the survival horror genre was going strong in the early 2000s, game companies wanted to find ways to make the experience different. One way was to make “run and scream” games as I like to call them. In an … Continue reading

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Blasting through the past at the speed of light guns

I was a total light gun game whore back in the early 2000s, but because there were so few horror-themed light gun games, I would also have to resort to crap like Time Crisis and Die Hard, where you go … Continue reading

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Entering The Ring on Dreamcast

Amazing that The Ring video game was released for the Dreamcast two years before the U.S. remake of Ringu even made it to theaters. That’s why the supernatural threat in this game is Sadako, not Samara. Just like the Ringu … Continue reading

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Video game nostalgia trip—riding on rails through The House of the Dead remake

The long-running series finally makes the jump to the PS4…several years into the life of the PS5…with a remake of the game that started it all. Yay! It has been so long since I played the original The House of … Continue reading

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