The Forest Review – Harrowing, Blood-Caked Fun

  The Forest Endnight Games Ltd. Our seemingly pleasant commercial airlines flight had quickly gone south—the plane’s fuselage creaked and groaned as it began to break apart into pieces. Then the screen went black. “Wait until you see this, dude,” my gaming buddy cheerily remarked. Suddenly, I was greeted with a muddled scene of my…

White Noise 2 Review – A Frighteningly Great Time

White Noise 2 Milkstone Studios Unless you’re a gamer who has been living under a rock, survival horror games are everywhere these days. I think that this is partly to do with the fact that as opposed to more “pure” survival games such as Rust or Ark: Survival Evolved, in survival horror games you have…

Everspace Review – A Surprising Engrossing Space Opera

  Everspace Rockfish Games Rouge-like games are quite the experience. Traditionally, they are dungeon-crawlers set in high fantasy settings that utilize procedurally generated levels. This makes them very high risk endeavors, as the player has to be very careful about his choices during combat, as the rouge-like genre also usually entails perma-death. What that means…

Perception Review – A Unique & Terrifying Horror Experience

Perception The Deep End Games/Feardemic Horror games are about as emotion-inducing as a digital experience can get. Don’t get me wrong, I love the patience and planning of a good strategy title, the teamwork and comradery of modern shooters, and the all-too-frequent gut-checking of pure survival titles, but nothing to me is more immersive than…

Dead by Daylight Review – After One Year it Finally Emerges as a True Fright-Fest

Dead by Daylight Behaviour Digital/Starbreeze Studios I watched on in spectator mode as my gaming buddy—the last Survivor—strode on through the dilapidated auto wrecker yard. The yard’s many patches of overgrown weeds provided him with limited concealment opportunities, where he’d crouch down upon hearing the Killer’s intermittent approaches. As we’d originally been a four person…