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Gritty Noir Point & Click Adventure The Slaughter Takes You To Victorian London In Hunt Of A Serial Killer

Brainchild today announced the PC release of the first act of Victorian adventure game The Slaughter with be on January 28th. Following a successful Kickstarter, the noir point and click adventure will launch globally on Steam and through direct download.

A serial killer is terrorizing the streets of Victorian London, and private investigator Sydney Emerson has hit a new low between finding lost dogs and receiving alleyway beatings. A turn of events sees Sydney forgoing his selfish nature and thrusting himself into perilous and increasingly surreal situations, treading a fine line between dreams and reality. Continue reading Gritty Noir Point & Click Adventure The Slaughter Takes You To Victorian London In Hunt Of A Serial Killer

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Alone In The Dark Alum Is Developing 2Dark, Get Beta Access To This Twisted Stealth Horror Title Now

In case you missed the exciting news – Frederick Raynal, the creative force behind the classic game Alone in the Dark – has launched Gloomywood, a new studio working on the new stealth horror title – 2Dark.

Set in a twisted and quirky 1970’s universe, 2Dark tasks you with saving groups of kidnapped children, all while avoiding the ever present threat of their captors: disturbed serial killers who are lurking in the dark, waiting for their next victim. The unique gameplay mix challenges players with devious riddles and mystery around every corner. Continue reading Alone In The Dark Alum Is Developing 2Dark, Get Beta Access To This Twisted Stealth Horror Title Now

Friday The 13th: The Game Breaks The $500K Barrier, Revealing Their First Wave Of Stretch Goals

It’s no secret that I’m a self proclaimed horror fiend, so it shouldn’t come as a shock that I’m thrilled by the prospect of Friday The 13th: The Game becoming a reality.

However in order for the nightmare of every camp counselor to rise from the depths of Camp Crystal Lake, Gun Media is relying on the fans to #UnleashJason on Kickstarter. The campaign has been live for 11 days, however thanks to the 7,592 backers and all of the fans that have been keeping the conversation alive, they’ve managed to break the $500,000 barrier bringing the team one step closer to their $700,000 baseline goal.

Hitting the $500K mark not only means that the team is one step closer to making Friday The 13th: The Game a reality, its also the threshold in which Gun media was going to reveal the first batch of their stretch goals.

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Friday The 13th: The Game, An Exclusive Q&A With Co-Creator Wes Keltner

Last week I was thrilled to share the news that Gun Media will be taking us back to Camp Crystal Lake in 2016. For the first time since the 1989 NES classic, horror fiends and gamers alike will be able to immerse themselves in the terrifying world of Friday The 13th: The Game for PS4, Xbox One, & PC. However the team is taking a completely different approach than it’s side-scrolling predecessor, Gun is developing an experience that’ll leave you feeling as if you’re actually a part of the iconic horror franchise with an online 1v7 asymmetrical multiplayer approach.

In order to create the definitive Friday the 13th experience, they knew they’d need to engage the fans to ensure Friday the 13th: The Game lives up to the same standards that they’ve have come to love from the film series. Their Kickstarter campaign will allow them to create a gaming experience that’ll be scary as hell, while bringing the brutal violence and gore that the fans deserve.

Whether you’ve already backed the campaign or you’re still on the fence, I’m thrilled to share with you an exclusive Q&A with Wes Keltner, Co-Creator of Friday the 13th: The Game, where we take a moment to talk about the early stages of development, in game features, and the Kickstarter.

Hopefully we’ll answer a few questions that you’ve been asking, if not you’ll find that the Kickstarter page is still going to be your best resource for in depth information.

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Discover The Truth Behind A Series Of Grisly Murders & Conspiracy In Dark Years

Inspired by true events, Dark Years is set in 1953 Tehran, Iran.

Tehran is in the grip of fear following a series of grisly murders. Major Afshar has been tasked with finding those responsible. Meanwhile, some 3,300 miles away in London, an Iranian journalist is handed documents that uncover a conspiracy of seismic proportions. As both the Major and the journalist delve deeper, their paths will cross, plans for a coup will be uncovered and Western government involvement will be exposed.

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Turpin: Terrible Toys Is A DC Comics Inspired Detective Story On Kickstarter Featuring The Serial Killer “Toyman”

There’s no doubt that comic books and pop culture, as a whole, have the unique ability to lure people in and make even the most unlikely of people become the proudest of fanboys/ fangirls. For some of us, our fandom drives us to; read every issue, watch every episode, and immerse ourselves into the community so we can be a part of the conversation. Then there are those of us that find inspiration within our fandom, they create original works to honor the characters that they’ve come to love.

Today I’d like to introduce you to Robert Dodrill, he’s the writer and director of the upcoming DC Comics inspired fan film Turpin: Terrible Toys. Set against the backdrop of a pre-Superman Metropolis, Detective Dan “Terrible” Turpin sets out to hunt down a serial killer known as “Toyman”. Using toys as weapons, he’s targeting a local crime syndicate known as Intergang.
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Technobabylon, Hunt Down A Serial Mindjacker In This Cyberpunk Thriller

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Imagine a not-too-distant future where genetic engineering has become the norm, ‘wetware’ wires people directly to the web, an addictive online service named Trance has replaced almost any need for human interaction, and an omnipresent AI named Central powers the city. This questionable future is closer than you think in Technobabylon, a cyberpunk point & click adventure.

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