All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Horror’

Penny Dreadful Makes Strong Showing In Ratings And Reviews

Penny Dreadful, the latest original series to hit Showtime, has been one of the most anticipated series of the year after its premiere at South by Southwest film festival in March. Now that it has aired, how did the series fare? Entertainment Weekly reports that Penny Dreadful got off to a great start as far as ratings are concerned. On …

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Rosemary’s Baby Miniseries Will Be Coming To A TV Near You

Rosemary’s Baby was a novel written by Ira Levin before it became a cult classic in the horror film genre. The novel and the film adaptation both made their first appearances in the 1960’s, and have been frightening generations of pregnant women ever since. The terrifying tale is going to be gaining another adaptation this May, this time in the …

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The True Terror Of Caffeine Is That We Run Out Of The Stuff

Caffeine is the most widely consumed drug on the planet. It’s in everything from coffee and tea to chocolate and energy bars. What happens then when caffeine runs out? Do we just stop ingesting the stuff, or do we go out into space to mine it? In a new game slated for released in 2015, the latter scenario is what …

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‘Alien: Isolation’ Release Date: October 7

When Alien: Isolation was announced early this year, gamers held their breath for yet another terrible game based around the Alien brand. With last year’s disastrous Aliens: Colonial Marines still fresh in the minds of players burned by over-hyped pre-launch marketing, another Alien game coming so soon after seemed almost unwelcome. That is, until developer Creative Assembly (the British development …

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PS4 Horror Game Soma Gets New Trailer

The PS4 is quickly becoming a console for survival-horror fans. Just last month, PC indie horror title Outlast launched on the console, and Daylight will be coming out in April. Next year, the guys who took indie horror mainstream will be bringing their game to the console. Frictional Games, the team behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent, shared a new trailer …

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‘Outlast’ DLC is Coming in April

Last fall developer Red Barrels unleashed Outlast on PC gamers. The non-combat survival horror game was generally well-received and took its place among classic horror games with a mix of helpless running and disgusting/terrifying art. More recently Outlast made its way to PlayStation 4 where PlayStation Plus subscribers got to play the game for free. Though Outlast would have been …

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‘Daylight’ Coming to PS4, PC on April 8

Leave it to the indie market to pick up the slack from larger publishers. The Amnesia series has proven that the survival horror genre is not dead, spawning a new trend with games such as Outlast and Slender. Zombie Studios today announced that the next entry into the non-combat survival horror genre is set to scare gamers this spring. Daylight …

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‘The Evil Within’ Launches on August 26

Though the indie market has propped up the survival horror genre in recent years, large publishers have all but abandoned scares in favor of action. Survival horror will get another shot at the mainstream this year, though, through Bethesda’s The Evil Within. Bethesda today announced that The Evil Within will hit stores in North America on August 26 (August 29 …

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Fear Can Build Brand Loyalty, Shows Study

It’s well-known anecdotally that horror can bring people together. A scary movie or haunted house trip can bring couples and friends closer than most communal activities as people cling to each other out of fear. It turns out, however, that such a strategy might also work for brands. A new study set to be published in the Journal of Consumer …

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New ‘Soma’ Teaser Previews Dark Atmosphere

Back in October, indie horror studio Frictional Games officially announced its next survival horror title, Soma. In contrast to the developer’s past Amnesia games, Soma has a sci-fi setting and a decidedly different feel about it. The game’s reveal didn’t show much in the way of story, though creative director Thomas Grip did throw out some themes he was focusing …

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‘American Horror Story’ Season 2 (Asylum) Gets Netflix Release Date

We now have a Netflix release date for American Horror Story: Season 2 (Asylum). You’ll be able to stream it on December 7th (yep, tomorrow). Fans of the show have been eagerly anticipating its return to Netflix, even as the third season only has two episodes left on FX. Luckily, since each season is a separate story, it should make …

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Creepy Twilight Doll Too Disturbing for Film

“Chucky” may have been the scariest name in doll history; however, that is about to change. An animatronic doll best described as “creepy” was used to depict Edward and Bella’s child (Renesmee) in the last film. Fortunately for moviegoers Mackenzie Foy’s face was projected onto the doll. Nikki and Mackenzie were both questioned while appearing onThe Ellen Show about the …

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