There have been many games that deserve the title of “Top Horror Game” however, many are simply imitators when it comes to game play or story elements. Horror titles have been rather abundant recently with the advancement of improved rendered graphics, CGI and Hollywood story telling elements.
Over the course of the last 20 years, several games, both domestic and foreign, have made huge strides in shaping the horror genre we know today. Here are five of the most well respected horror games on the market today.
From time to time I get pretty nostalgic. It’s weird looking back on your life and seeing how far you have come. I remember back in the late 90’s I was practically glued to the computer. AOL pretty much consumed every waking moment of my life with its 28k glory.
Although this isn’t my best line of work in web design, it is leaps and bounds better than what I made back then! Yes, even back in the days this nerdy little 7th grader was playing around with web design. Although I didn’t follow it as a career choice, it is still something very active for me. It’s a great hobby, and I love playing around and seeing how things go together. I believe I have a keen eye for know what to do, and most importantly, what not to do.
Here are some screen shots from my old web design days.
Doctor Who has been one of my favorite pastimes, up until recently of course. The show combines several aspects of storytelling I truly adore all wrapped up in a nice blue box. Although the show at times has a habit of being a little over the top, there are moments that are truly touching and inspiring to me.
Although there are many good lines from the show, these are the ones that have recently came into memory that I would like to share.
Hayao Miyazaki has truly been one of my childhood heroes. His films are the reason why I not only watch anime, but gather great joy from doing so. I remember watching my first anime back in 2000, Princess Mononoke. Everything about the film was brilliant, the story, animation, the message that was conveyed to the audience, after that, lets just say I was a little bit picky with what I spent my time watching.
Miyazki’s films have always been critically acclaimed, beautifully animated, and held in the highest regard. How is The Wind Rises holding up the his previous works? Well.. lets take a look…
There are movies, then there are those ones that will last with you for a lifetime. The Lego Movie is surprisingly neither, but it’s truly entertaining and something to look forward too.
I am not going to get all involved with story details, effects, and the catchy soundtrack, but I will say this, ‘The Lego Movie’ is by far the biggest surprise I have seen at the box office this year.
For anyone that knows me well, they know that I had a small addiction to World of Warcraft. When Cataclysm was announced, I was singing joyous songs all week long. Updated worlds, flying mounts, Gnome priests; Yes please! It seemed as every wish of mine was finally coming true! Or so I thought.
Very shortly after launch, I soon came to the realization that this is not what I was expecting at all. Once my two main characters (Druid and Paladin) were leveled up to 85; I decided to finally put down the mouse and keyboard after six years. There were so many aspects of the game that were done so poorly that it made playing almost unbearable. I had a noteworthy guild at the time, but the excitement that I witnessed in the launch trailer just wasn’t there. Repetative zones, lackluster dungeons, tank and spank raids… the magic was lost.
Now there may be several reasons why players may have quit during what I call “The Dark Days”, but here are my five biggest gripes about the game.