Dead Space

Five franchises that could do with reboot treatment

Some games are a bit forgotten in time, and it is time to bring them back. Please.

EA closes the doors of Visceral Games

In the vacuum of space, when a studio closes, you can't hear us scream.

4 game series that were hot the one generation, gone the next

These games were hits in a particular generation, and in the next generation they disappeared. We go through a few one generation wonders.

9 Jump scares in games we’ll never forget

A jump scare is never a fun thing to experience. It’s only once you’ve experienced it and you hand the controller to a family member or friend to play it that the scene has any form of value for the sadist among you. There have been many jump scare moments in games over the years, and below I’ve detailed a few jump scares that stood out for me: Dead Space – The benchmark in scare...

Need more horror in your diet? Have some Perception

The developers of the likes of BioShock and Dead Space have been working on a horror title Perception, and it’s coming to Xbox One. In the game you play as Cassie, a blind woman who explores an ominous mansion using Daredevil type vision. With her echolocation she converts sound into visual cues with which she navigates her way around the mansion. This adds to the atmosphere of the game whic...

A match made in a Galaxy far far away – Portal lead designer joins Star Wars team

There are a few game directors and producers that defined the modern gaming landscape as we know it today. So when they get together to work on a game set in what is arguably the most iconic universe ever, then one cannot help but get excited. The lead designer for Portal, Kim Swift will be joining EA’s new studio, Motive, which is headed by the executive producer of Assassin’s Creed 1...

The Art of Gaming: Environmental Storytelling – Worldly Beauty

Take a look at your surroundings right now. Look at the little intricacies and the various items scattered everywhere. Your surroundings tell a distinct story. Maybe it’s something mundane like the glass you left on your table that has been sitting there for 2 days because you were too lazy to go to the kitchen. Maybe it’s a family portrait of that time you all went on a vacation and e...

Four composers who bring our gaming worlds to life

Video games can leave such strong lasting impressions on us, especially the great ones. While the sub-par and terrible games will get moaned about for a while, there are some games that stick around with us forever. Their stories and characters become a part of us, I feel and a big part of why is the music of these games. They evoke specific emotions in us and can recall memories of specific scene...

Honesty Hour – I have NEVER played Dead Space (and new Honesty Hour rules)

I haven’t done an Honesty Hour post in a while, and thought why not. However, a few things have changed since I did the last one. After a discussion with some on the site and forum there were some suggestions, as follows: If I have played a game for a little bit, to change the title to say I haven’t played “much” of the game, just so that I am more clear and that it doesn&#...

Games with Gold in April includes Sunset Overdrive, Wolf Among Us and more

Last year the Games with Gold in April was one of the best months we had ever seen on the service. It included Child of Light, Gears of War Judgement, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel and more. This year they’ve somehow improved on it in a BIG way. If you’re an Xbox Gold member you’re about to walk away with some of the best games money can buy for...

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