Posts Tagged ‘horror’

Looking For A Harsher Survival Game? Join The Hunt

by Peter Paltridgeon 04/03/2018
More competitors in the booming Battle Royale genre are no doubt coming…how will they find ways to stand out? Can this new entry’s decidedly different aesthetic increase its chances of success? Hunt: Showdown is a new survival horror game created by Crytek. While PUBG goes for realism, and Fortnite goes for colorful fancy, Hunt is […]
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Friday The 13th: The Game Gets A Free Green Jason

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/21/2017
To say Gun Media’s online multiplayer Friday the 13th game has problems is an understatement, but one of the issues didn’t rear its head until launch day: frequent server crashes. Though the dev studio has done its best to eliminate outages since then, there have still been occasional times when people can’t play the game. […]

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Jason Is Back In Friday The 13th: The Game

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/06/2017
Until recently, the only way to live the adventure of Friday the 13th was through an ancient NES game with weird controls and confusing map navigation. As of this week, there’s a modern alternative: a new multiplayer title from developer Illfonic and publisher Gun Media. The game is a series of matches on three different […]
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Dead by Daylight Set for Free Weekend

by Jeffrey Harrison 12/15/2016
The multiplayer PC horror game, Dead by Daylight, is set to receive another Play for Free weekend. The event officially kicks off later this week on December 15. The last Play for Free weekend for Dead by Daylight took place last August, so now players will have another shot at checking out this engrossing video game developed […]

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Rare Horror Series “Freddy’s Nightmares” Finally Being Rebroadcast

by Peter Paltridgeon 01/26/2016
El Rey Network will be running a Nightmare on Elm Street marathon soon. A cable network running a bunch of Freddy movies in a row is nothing special or unheard of, but this extra bit of info is: the marathon will be capped off by the rebroadcast of several episodes of “Freddy’s Nightmares,” the anthology […]
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Tales From The Crypt Being Revived By TNT And Shyamalan

by Peter Paltridgeon 01/08/2016
Looks like a certain pun-loving ghoul just found work again. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tales From The Crypt is about to be revived through the efforts of TNT and new executive producer M. Night Shaymalan. While mostly adhering to the format of the HBO original (and the 1950’s pulp comic book that preceded it), […]


AMC Options “NOS4A2” For Potential New Horror Series

by Peter Paltridgeon 12/08/2015
In 2013 a horror novel called “NOS4A2” was written by Joe Hill and published by William Morrow. AMC has just purchased the television rights and will begin development on a possible TV series adaption. Deadline reported the news today. The novel’s central character is Victoria “Vic” McQueen, who has the supernatural ability to ALWAYS find […]

Hack/Slash Being Developed For…..Small Screen

by Peter Paltridgeon 10/16/2015
A funny thing happened between the time Hack/Slash put “SLATED TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY ROGUE PICTURES!!!” on the top of every issue it printed and now. Whatever movie was planned at one point got stalled, and eventually fell into the Development Hell that most Hollywood scripts wind up in. The publisher of […]

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Animated Horror In 2-D? Brad Bird Thinks It Can Be Done

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/21/2015
Few present-day names are more revered in animation than Brad Bird, who was responsible for The Iron Giant and The Incredibles. Lately, however, he’s been shifting his attention to the genre of live-action, where he hasn’t been so lucky, his latest effort being the box office flop Tomorrowland. Perhaps this is why he’s returning to […]
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Zombie Apocalypse? Scientists Say Run to the Rockies

by Shawn Hopkinson 02/26/2015
Zombie apocalypses aren’t real, of course, but sometimes it can be fun and informative to think about them as if they are. That’s what a group of Cornell University researchers did as an exercise in statistical mechanics and in thinking about transmission of real world diseases, according to an article in Their complex simulation […]