All Horror Game Introductions by IaTCC Dead Space Vent Necromorph

One day it’ll take you a while to scroll all the way down.

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The Bridge Curse 2: The Extrication

Introducing The Bridge Curse 2: The Extrication

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 9, 2024

The anticipation for the release of The Bridge Curse 2: The Extrication was almost unbearable for me. Let me just say upfront: the sequel did not disappoint. Whew! That's a relief because, early in the game, I had my doubts as it really took its time to hit its stride. Read on

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Apsulov: End of Gods

Introducing Apsulov: End of Gods

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 9, 2024

Apsulov: End of Gods is, in my opinion, a really cool horror experience thematically. We're familiar with steampunk, cyberpunk, dieselpunk, and all that jazz, but "Asgardpunk"? Okay, that's my own term for it, and yes, broadly speaking, Apsulov could be seen as fitting into retrofuturism. Read on

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The Bridge Curse Road to Salvation

Introducing The Bridge Curse Road to Salvation

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 9, 2024

Ah, The Bridge Curse: Road to Salvation. To me, this game is hands down one of the finest horror games out there. It operates much like a top-notch found-footage horror movie, delivering not only loads of spooky moments but also a charmingly quirky vibe. Read on

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Yonesawara Hospital

Introducing 米砂原醫院 Yonesawara Hospital

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 8, 2024

A horror game set in an abandoned hospital? Now that sounds like a fresh concept. Or is there more to it than meets the eye? Indeed, Yonesawara Hospital isn't just your average spooky affair. And that’s because the developers at DorsalFin Studio have done their homework, modeling their virtual hospital after real ruins in Japan. Read on

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Withering Rooms

Introducing Withering Rooms

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 8, 2024

In Withering Rooms, American McGee’s Alice meets the visual style and gameplay of the Super Famicom classic Clock Tower and there are even some role-playing elements thrown into the mix. Including level progression and extensive dialogues, although the latter lack significant decision-making. Read on

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Shirime: The Curse of Butt-Eye

Introducing Shirime: The Curse of Butt-Eye 尻目

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 8, 2024

So, how do I even start talking about a horror game where I'm chased by a creepy, legged butt? I initially questioned this before writing this introduction, butt I've since realized I can share some meaningful insights about this at least partially Japanese oddity. Read on

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Hollow Cocoon

Introducing Hollow Cocoon

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 7, 2024

Hollow Cocoon is a horror game with realistic graphics, but that alone doesn't guarantee a chilling experience. What makes this game from Nayuta Studio so effective is that its story, gameplay, and visuals all work seamlessly together. Read on

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White Day 2: The Flower That Tells Lies

Introducing White Day 2: The Flower That Tells Lies

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 6, 2024

The new sequel is set in almost the exact same school as White Day: A Labyrinth Named School, though the building has probably been entirely rebuilt and visually upgraded. Everything seems to go as usual, except this time you're being chased by a creepy policeman and policewoman because you've trespassed into Yeondu High School. Read on

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Paper Dolls

Introducing Paper Dolls

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 6, 2024

How about exploring an opulent mansion from China's Qing Dynasty? In Paper Dolls, nevertheless set in the present day, you can do just that while uncovering eerie stories about the former inhabitants, an aristocratic family from the 17th or 18th century. Read on

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Araya

Introducing Araya

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 5, 2024

Let me introduce you to one of my favorite horror games. Now, that doesn't mean Araya is groundbreaking or deserves an imaginary horror Oscar. In fact, Araya is just a pretty straightforward paranormal psychological thriller. But this Thai horror game knows how to create seriously intense moments, some of which will stick with you long after you stop playing. Read on

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Ikai

Introducing Ikai

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 4, 2024

I want to start off by saying that Ikai didn't impress me with hardcore horror, but rather with intriguing legends and clever little puzzles. That's not to say this standout indie horror game isn't scary—because it definitely has a rich, eerie atmosphere of solitude and fear. Read on

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Narcosis

Introducing Narcosis

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 4, 2024

Following a natural disaster at the bottom of the sea, you play as the only survivor, wearing a 1000-pounds deep-sea diving suit. This is one of the elements I particularly liked about Narcosis. As fans of the genre know, slow movement can heighten tension, but here, the claustrophobic suit and the nerve-racking soundscape add to the experience. Read on

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Seven Nights Ghost

Introducing Seven Nights Ghost

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 3, 2024

One of your main tasks in Seven Nights Ghost is to protect your donuts and other sweets from a ghost girl by hiding them (not kidding). However, each of the seven nights spent in the ghost's presence brings unique challenges that require solving in true adventure game fashion. Read on

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White Day: A Labyrinth Named School (Remake)

Introducing White Day: A Labyrinth Named School (Remake)

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 2, 2024

It’s crucial that a remake captures the original game's feel, and this reissue does just that. Sneaking and running through Yeondu High School with Hee-Min Lee feels almost identical to the original, just updated with a modern, visually appealing twist. Read on

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Home Sweet Home

Introducing Home Sweet Home Episode 1

Posted by IateTheCheshireCat on May 1, 2024

in Home Sweet Home, you play as Tim, exploring not just what appears to be his apartment, which acts more like a small hub. Nope, you spend most of your time in other indoor settings such as a rundown row house, a grim hospital, and sometimes even darker outdoor areas. Read on

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Oh no, it looks like that's it for the introductions, at least for now.
Because, fortunately, I’m just like Arnold Schwarzenegger, I'll be back. Happy, happy