Anyone even remotely interested in gaming news in the last three weeks will know about Outlast 2‘s situation in Australia. For everyone else, the Department of Classification and the Arts refused to classify Outlast 2. The result? The game is banned in Australia. It was refused classification for implied sexual assault. It has since been […]
How much of a role do our expectations play in horror games? And do they unfairly benefit from them? The expectations we take into a horror game define our experience with it. Does this mean the games are working as hard as they should?
A new approach to horror multiplayer but a welcome one. White Noise 2 delivers in early access. White Noise 2 is an asymmetrical multiplayer that pits a team of four investigators against one hellish ghoul. It incorporates many horror elements in trying to create a spooky and tense environment. Milkstone studios have done some […]
VR opens up exciting new possibilities in the realm of horror. We examine some of the success found by demo titles available at EB Expo. Perhaps more than any other genre, horror will benefit the most from the early shift to VR. These games showcase two new approaches to the genre that make great use of the technology.
Cult classic FNAF provides an interesting insight into longevity in horror games. The eternal struggle to keep players under the game’s influence; to keep them playing but not want to win. Five Nights at Freddy’s, FNAF, has been a horror cult classic. We’ve sung its praises here at Non-Fiction Gaming for the longest time. Like […]
Roguelike Horror Experience, Phantasmal, Approaches Imminent Release. It’s been a long time coming but indie developer Eyemobi will have its roguelike horror game, Phantasmal, hit Steam in the upcoming weeks. Early access has been around for a while for players to test and experience the game. Eyemobi have been responding to player feedback on the game’s […]
Does Horror Need Things From Beyond Our World? Horror is a genre I’ve spent much of my time playing. I’ve forced everyone I know to play at least one of these games and raved about each one on here. This tenure means that I can see common patterns and elements among games. Even horror […]