An End To The Suffering and What Went Wrong
Alright, so two weeks ago we took a look at the all-but-forgotten horror game The Suffering. It was an ambitious and successful game which was clearly meant to be the start of a franchise. So what went wrong? Why did the franchise not take off? Well this week we’re... Read more
Let The Suffering Begin
You probably don’t remember the horror game The Suffering. It came out back in 2004, on the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and PC. It was actually quite successful. There was even a sequel released a year later. So why haven’t you heard of The Suffering? Why didn’t it become the... Read more
Cracking The Silver Case and Finding A Killer
This column has discussed Japanese video game developer Suda51 in the past, but let’s start with a quick recap. He is known for creating incredibly strange (or “quirky” if you’re feeling generous) video games that tend to be incredibly divisive. None of his games have been particularly commercially successful... Read more
Shining A Light On Outlast II
When Outlast came out a few years back, it was a breath of fresh air. At the time, horror gaming was still caught up in the action-heavy style popularized by the later “Resident Evil” games, but Outlast focused instead on stealth and survival. In fact, it went so far away... Read more