Matt Dawson

October 19, 2017

Top 10 Scary Moments in Non-Scary Video Games

Panic, and fear doesn’t always have to come from horror-based video games, because even in the brightest of titles fear can always strike.
October 15, 2017

5 Upcoming Horror-based Titles That Look Wonderful

2017 for the most part has been filled with some fantastic games, and horror has really taken genre-related strides this year. Friday the 13th, Dead by Daylight, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Little Nightmares, PREY, and the recently released The Evil Within 2 are all contenders for the best horror games of the year.
October 6, 2017

5 Video Games That Aren’t Horror — But Perhaps Could Be

Many games that aim to be outright “scary”, end up being farcical journeys through boring places, armed to the teeth with cheap clichés.
October 5, 2017

Top 5 Lovecraft-Inspired Video Games

Howard Philips Lovecraft is one of the few writers whose written works garnered critical acclaim after his death. Somewhat appropriately, his innumerable short stories about the folly of mankind’s lust for knowledge, and understanding even in the deepest of depths became popular only once he couldn’t see them truly succeed.
October 4, 2017

5 Fixes We’d Like To See in ‘The Evil Within 2’

For any title, getting a sequel is a chance for the development team to look at the original, work out the flaws, and then iron them out in a fresh product that shines above the first.
May 11, 2017

Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Wind Waker’ is Link’s Greatest Adventure

While beautiful visuals don’t make a bad game good, they can make a great game brilliant. Wind Waker had exactly this advantage because of the sheer quality control at work here.
May 9, 2017

Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Dark Souls’ vs Difficulty

The Souls series isn’t as hard as some people say it is. It’s just smarter than the player to begin with.
May 7, 2017

Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘BioShock’ & the Art of Story Building

BioShock, despite its age, still stands as one of the best universes ever created by any development team for the enjoyment of the public.
March 19, 2017

Team Ico: Lords & Masters of Big Bosses

It’s no secret that Shadow of the Colossus is one of the finest video games ever made. The endless praise, and acclaim that the game has amassed over the years has given it an untouchable status.
March 18, 2017

Top 10 Boss Battle Soundtracks

Every boss needs their own unique soundtrack. It acts as a calling card, and allows players to experience wonderful, or terrifying, memories of nostalgia once again.