‘Horror story’: Brazilian artist’s waxworks mocked after going viral- Tempemail

Beeswax sculptures created by a Brazilian artist have gone viral after internet users unearthed footage of them on social media. Arlindo Armacollo’s statues, which include the Queen, Mother Teresa and Mahatma Gandhi, went on a display in a church in the town of Rolândia, in southern Brazil, six years ago. Continue Reading

Taiwanese horror game pulled from sale again after backlash in China | Games

An award-winning Taiwanese horror game was removed from storefronts by the beleaguered developer CD Projekt Red amid a backlash from Chinese gamers, hours after it was put on sale. Devotion, a PC game that chronicles the life of a Taiwanese family in a religious cult in the 1980s, was released Continue Reading

Amnesia: Rebirth review – a horror game pregnant with dread | Games

Of all this horror game’s many weirdnesses, the strangest is the button for looking at your baby bump. During moments of intense stress, Amnesia: Rebirth’s pregnant protagonist Tasi Trianon can self-soothe by looking down and talking to her unborn child. I can’t testify to the effectiveness of bump-based therapy in Continue Reading

Host review – surprisingly effective Zoom-based horror | Horror films

When it comes to films and shows made during the global pandemic, there’s a fine line between ingenuity and desperation. We’re all still trapped in some way and while for many of us, that trap might have increased in scale in recent weeks, it remains a trap nonetheless. For directors, Continue Reading

The Last of Us Part 2 is a horror game and that’s why it hurts | Games

• This article contains story details from throughout the game. It’s the sound effects that really get to you. The strangulated gurgle of a slashed throat, the wet schlump of an axe hitting a skull, the gloopy splatter of a shotgun blast to the torso. For those coming to The Continue Reading

Ninja Theory announces new horror game ‘Project: Mara’

In brief: Hellblade developer Ninja Theory has put out a teaser for a new horror game currently in-development at the Xbox Game Studio. A few seconds into the teaser and the seemingly unknown character reflecting off the walls probably reveals one of the many illusions in the mental health-focused game, Continue Reading

Co-op horror stealth shooter ‘GTFO’ gets Steam Early Access release

Bottom line: A game that might have slid under your radar is GTFO, which means exactly what you think. As co-op shooters go, GTFO is not really like any other. It mashes up the cooperative nature of Left 4 Dead, with the aesthetics of Aliens, and the creepiness of Silent Continue Reading

Hideo Kojima May Return to Horror Genre for Next Video Game Project

[Tempemail] Legendary video game director Hideo Kojima dropped clues that he may be going back to the horror genre for his next project, now that Death Stranding has been released. Kojima included horror components in Death Stranding, but for fans of the genre, those are nowhere near enough to whet Continue Reading