‘Puppet Master: The Game’ Gives First Look at Humans Vs. Puppets
Horror fans have managed to be both lucky and unlucky when it comes to their favorite horror franchises being brought to life for video game adaptations. They have been lucky because this list includes Friday the 13, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Evil Dead and Killer Klowns From Outer Space. They are unlucky because these games are all being slapped together with the same multiplayer, asymmetrical formula. A formula that has been used a little too much as of late. The latest game to be given the asymmetrical, multiplayer approach is Full Moon’s Puppet Master: The Game.
In the game’s first trailer we can see that it is a humans vs. puppets-based game. This same formula is being applied to both Texas Chainsaw Massacre The Game and Killer Klowns From Outer Space the Game. While the approach was a lot of fun when Friday the 13th The Game first arrived, this type of game is beginning to need some innovation.
These games have also been receiving a secondary, slapped-on single-player version that usually has its player running around in a contained area finding items on a checklist. We are hoping that Puppet Master: The Game and the above-mentioned games all come up with new ways to keep this formula fresh. We are also hopeful that we see a game from a big franchise arrive that goes back to giving us a fully written and dedicated single-player experience.
Puppet Master: The Game takes us back to a familiar seaside hotel. Where puppets once again reap havoc on a group of folks who have to fight to survive.
You will be given the chance to check out Puppet Master: The Game when it heads into open beta beginning March 1, 2023. Head over to Steam to add it to your wishlist.
‘Stranger Things’ VR Trailer Puts the Upside Down in Your Living Room
Stranger Things is getting very real this year. It appears that the experience will go virtual and bring the world of Mind Flayers and all kinds of other Upside Down creatures into your very own living room. Good luck keeping the carpet clean.
The folks at Tender Claws are bringing the game to Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro. All in and around the Fall of 2023.
Perhaps best of all we are going to be playing as Vecna while trapped in the Upside Down and beyond. The entire thing looks pretty dang cool over all and certainly has the aesthetic to drag you into this world.
The description for Stranger Things VR goes like this:
Play as Vecna and head to the Upside Down in Stranger Things VR. Check out the trailer to see some of the creepy areas and creatures as you invade people’s minds, harness telekinetic powers, and take revenge against Hawkins, Eleven and crew.
Are you excited to jump into the world of Stranger Things VR? Let us know in the comments section.
‘Silent Hill: Ascension’ Trailer Unveiled – An Interactive Journey Into Darkness
As horror fans, we’re all brimming with anticipation for the Silent Hill 2 remake. However, let’s shift our focus to another intriguing venture — the collaborative project from Behaviour Interactive, Bad Robot Games, Genvid, and DJ2 Entertainment: Silent Hill: Ascension.
Our wait for information is over as Genvid Entertainment and Konami Digital Entertainment have just released fresh details and a chilling trailer for this interactive streaming series, scheduled to launch later this year.
Silent Hill: Ascension thrusts us into the horrifying realities of multiple main characters located worldwide. Their lives become twisted nightmares as they’re besieged by monstrous beings from the Silent Hill universe. The insidious creatures lurk in the shadows, poised to engulf people, their offspring, and entire towns. Drawn into the gloom by recent murder mysteries and deeply buried guilt and fears, the stakes are unimaginably high.
An interesting facet of Silent Hill: Ascension is the power it grants its audience. The series’ conclusion isn’t pre-determined, not even by its creators. Instead, the fate of the characters lies in the hands of millions of viewers.
The series boasts an extensive cast of detailed new characters, as well as fresh monsters and locations within the Silent Hill universe. It leverages Genvid’s real-time interactive system, enabling a vast audience to guide characters’ survival and influence their destinies.
Jacob Navok, CEO of Genvid Entertainment, promises a captivating, immersive experience for audiences with Silent Hill: Ascension. Expect striking visuals, real-time community-driven events, and a deep exploration of the psychological horror that has endeared the Silent Hill series to fans worldwide.
“By participating in Silent Hill: Ascension,” he says, “you will leave your legacy in the canon of Silent Hill. We’re offering fans the unique chance to become part of the story themselves in collaboration with Konami Digital Entertainment, Bad Robot Games, and Behaviour Interactive.”
More details about Ascension are to be revealed in the coming months. To stay in the loop, check back to our iHorror games section here.
Now, let’s hear from you. What do you make of this new interactive approach to storytelling in the Silent Hill universe? Are you ready to step into the darkness and shape the narrative? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
(Information sourced from Genvid Entertainment and Konami Digital Entertainment)
‘Ghostbusters’ Receives Slime-Covered, Glow-in-the-Dark Sega Genesis Cartridge
Sega Genesis’ Ghostbusters game was a complete blast and with the recent updates, patching in Winston and a few other characters was a much-needed update. The underrated game has recently seen an explosion in popularity thanks to those updates. Gamers are checking the full game out on Emulator sites. In addition, @toy_saurus_games_sales released some Sega Genesis game cartridges covered in glow-in-the-dark.
The Insta account @toy_saurus_games_sales is giving fans a chance to purchase the game for $60. The awesome cartridge also comes with a full-fledged exterior case.
Have you played the Ghostbusters game for Sega Genesis? If you have, let us know what you think.
In order to purchase the limited edition, slime-covered game cartridge head over HERE.