Silent Hill: Shattered Memories is a horror game without weapons. You've got a flashlight and a map, and the only way to deal with the horrific creatures in the game is to run for your life. It's a psychological thriller with a world that is constantly adapting to what you learn, and it keeps you … Continue reading Silent Hill: Shattered Expectations
What do little boys, tag teams, creepy old men, nurses, and an old, abandoned hospital have in common? ... Actually, don't answer that. The answer is, Batch 2 of my Fatal Frame IV Durpthrough! The ghost encounters escalate as the plot sends me fighting an unexpected and familiar villain, puts me behind the eyes of … Continue reading “Durpthroughs” – Fatal Frame IV – Batch 2
Okay, here it is, a new round of Durpthroughs! This time I take on another horror game, Fatal Frame IV, developed by none other than Grasshopper Manufacture (home of Suda 51, if you are one of those heathens). Fatal Frame IV has a rather interesting history behind it, or rather, an interesting story of why … Continue reading “Durpthroughs” – Fatal Frame IV – House of Creepy Ghosties
The bonus soundtrack selection is cute. The sleeve art is cute. The vocal tracks don't have the slight WAV-error crackle I keep hearing in all the MP3 rips I used to find on the interweb. The reversible boxart is sexy-cute, ditching all those back-cover description stuff in favor of a girl in a trash-bag dress. I can almost see her naked. Good job, XSEED. I recommend these non-game tangibles to everyone.