Posts Tagged ‘survival horror’

#521 Resident Evil Zero

Posted: 21st October 2020 by Jeroen in Games
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902nd played so far Genre: Survival Horror Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2002 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom It’s undeniable that the Resident Evil series looms large in the horror genre and the most recent remakes prove that’s still there. At the same time, I believe those remakes show that the originals needed an update and […]

874th played so far Genre: Survival Horror Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Tecmo Publisher: Nintendo It’s always a bit weird when both parts of a known horror franchise are on the list when I hadn’t heard of it before the list’s existence. We covered the Fatal Frame series, a survival horror game that […]

796th played so far Genre: Survival Horror/Stealth Platform: Playstation 3 Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Project Siren Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Siren Blood Curse has been living on our PS3’s hard drive as quite a chunky download for some time now. Its episodic release means that there are a lot of individual parts that, together, […]

777th played so far Genre: Survival Horror Platform: PC/Xbox/Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2001 Developer: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo Publisher: Konami I was incredibly impressed by the first Silent Hill game. It had its control issues and its age showed, but the setting was good and tense and the puzzles worked quite well. We’ve also […]

#680 Resident Evil 4

Posted: 16th March 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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587th played so far Genre: Survival Horror/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Various Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom I can’t say I’ve enjoyed the previous Resident Evil games much. There were some okay adventure elements and such, but the controls were terrible and shooting difficult. Partially it’s said this was meant to create horror, […]

#937 Left 4 Dead 2

Posted: 19th January 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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573nd played so far Genre: Survival Horror/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: PC/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Valve Corporation Publisher: Valve Corporation We’ve played Left 4 Dead a few years ago. We quite enjoyed it then, and it feels like zombie media still haven’t gone out of fashion. The sequel creates new stories in a […]

524th played so far Genre: Survival Horror Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Tecmo Publisher: Tecmo The Fatal Frame series is one we’ve been avoiding for a bit. Not because of our dislike of survival horror games – although Resident Evil has certainly put us off, something like Silent Hill was great to […]

504th played so far Genre: Survival Horror/Shoot ‘Em Up Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Visceral Games Publisher: Electronic Arts I remember enjoying Dead Space. It’s not a favourite, the genres the game consists of made sure of that, but it managed to strike the right balance of scares, tension and proper action. With […]

#446 Resident Evil Code: Veronica

Posted: 21st February 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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490th played so far Genre: Survival Horror Platform: Dreamcast/Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2000 Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom So I played this and found this game incredibly difficult to handle. I tried, but even getting past the first few screens was a terrible chore. What follows is an edited and amended version of what I […]

#405 Silent Hill

Posted: 3rd May 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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422nd played so far Genre: Survival Horror Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami The days are getting longer again and that means that there’s enough light to play more survival horror games – something that would probably fit in the dark, but not when you’re feeling jumpy. Silent Hill started its […]