Moooove over bacon, now there's something meatier!
Horror-themed video games are able to deliver on the scares more than Hollywood Studios.
Well, for starters, modern games are more than a 90 minute experience. Some games top out at 18+ hours of gameplay. That's a lot of blood, sweat and tears.
They also excel at immersing the player in the environment rather than just letting them be a voyeur. You're not watching someone open the door, YOU have to walk up and open the door... in the dark... with noises coming from behind it... armed only with a whisk.
GamesRadar.com has a nice little 3 pager complete with pics and videos on "The 8 Scariest Games This Fall." I can say that I, myself, am looking forward to playing "Dead Space" and "Left 4 Dead." (Do you italicize video game titles? Or put quotes around them? Hmmmm...).
And for those who are looking for classic retro gaming ideas this Halloween, VideoGameCritic.net (that's "net" folks) has a huge, all encompassing list from the Atari 2600 allllll the way up to the present. Seriously.
This list... dear god, this list.
Check it out HERE.