Alien Isolation: Atmosphere Means Everything
Aug24

Alien Isolation: Atmosphere Means Everything

It all started in 1979 when the first “Alien” movie appeared and changed people’s understanding of horror films in general. Pretty regular horror movie was shown in a very unusual light. No one expected a story about xenomorphic organism to become that popular but minimum blood and the lack of cliché attempts to scary the audience appeared to be the best ingredients for a successful story and started a new era in movie and gaming...

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Daylight: Scary Enough to Make You Cry
May03

Daylight: Scary Enough to Make You Cry

There is a reason why developers create scary games and there is also a reason why I do not play them at all. You see – I am a very sensitive person and I take things very close to my heart be it a romantic moment in a film or a scary game I play. However, at the same time I feel nothing when I have to kick somebody’s selfishness out of the body, if you know what I mean. Anyway, despite y pathological hatred for scary games, one day I...

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Get Even is Too Real to Be Real
Jan11

Get Even is Too Real to Be Real

If for any reason you missed the past few days celebrating something or spent them somewhere in the mountains, I’m pretty sure you will be surprised to know that there’s been CES 2014 gathering and it was amazing. But among all the technological and juicy products that will become available later this year, there was one thing that surprised me more than anything else. It is not directly CES related but that is not the point. Just on...

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State of Decay: Zombies Are Still Cool
Oct24

State of Decay: Zombies Are Still Cool

Someone will definitely say that games and movies about zombies are mainstream nowadays. Well, I kind of agree with this but only to some extent. You see – movies about zombies are a lot like movies about love – they never get old (unless they are really bad). Pretty much the same happens with the zombie games: The Walking Dead, Day Z, The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, Plants vs Zombies and other titles have become popular because...

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Dead Space 3: Sometimes They Come Back…
Feb15

Dead Space 3: Sometimes They Come Back…

When you launch Dead Space 3 for the first time, you get a strange feeling that its developers have made a decision to combine everything that you’ve known from sci-fi books and movies for the past 30 years. Here you will find a little bit of everything: a small piece of “Alien,” a decent piece of “The Thing”, a lot from “Pandorum” and other classics. Though, you might be drawn back with the opening scene that is nothing else but a...

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