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Grim Fandango

Posted by horror in on October 2, 2009 An Epic Tale of Crime and Corruption in the Land of the Dead.

CD-ROM:  CD-ROM3-D Adventure
Company: LucasArts Entertainment 
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Amazon Price: $24.90
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Kuon (Playstation 2)

Posted by horror in on October 2, 2009 Kuon (Playstation 2) Kuon is a timeless horror story based on Japanese folk legends. The dead are walking and players will reach into their souls, to find the magic they need to survive. Uncover dark secrets and battle for survival in a frightening new 3D adventure!

Video Game:  Travel to the past, and face the terrible ghosts and hungry demons that creep through the darkness, Battle demons in real-Time combat using magic, summons, and traditional Hein-kyo weaponry, Dark 3D graphics with creepy taiko drums and dark hymns -- all designed to send a chill down your spine, Uncut and unedited horror -- you are prey for some of the most visually stunning and imaginative monsters ever seen
Company: Agetec  (2004-10-26)
List Price: $49.99
Amazon Price: $39.80
Used Price: $24.95

Goosebumps HorrorLand

Posted by horror in on October 2, 2009 Goosebumps HorrorLand Goosebumps HorrorLand is an adventure game set in a fright-themed amusement park filled with over thirty thrilling rides and bone-chilling attractions. Sounds like fun--until you discover the scares are all too real and find yourself vanquishing vampires, hanging on for life on the Roller Ghoster and battling Certain Death. As you fiendishly try to escape the park, you will unravel a mystery, encounter a host of creepy horrors, monsters and mummies plus trademark Goosebumps twists and cliffhangers. Goosebumps HorrorLand offers suspense, tension, humor, and pulse-pounding action.

Video Game:  five terror inducing and unique park areas, play in story mode or arcade mode, 30 bone chilling rides and attractions, multi-player features, collectible monster cards
Company: Majesco Sales Inc.  (2008-11-04)
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Amazon Price: $11.61
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Dementium: The Ward

Posted by horror in on October 2, 2009 Dementium: The Ward Dementium :The Ward offers a completely new experience on the Nintendo DS and pushes the platform to its limits with full visuals and bone-chilling audio, as well as an intriguing psychological experience; one that challenges the mind to ask questions and think beyond the surface of the in-game surroundings. Players take on the view of a man who awakens to find himself alone in a mysterious, derelict hospital that is frozen in time. Confronted by the deadly, grotesque surgical experiments that wander the halls, a series of challenging puzzles and a cast of peculiar characters, he must face his deepest fears, unlock the shocking mysteries of the hospital, and escape with his life. ESRB Rated M for Mature

Video Game:  For those who survive the horrors that lie within Redmoor Hospital, a shocking conclusion awaits!, Challenging touch-screen puzzles scattered throughout the story, Encounter a bestiary of grotesque monsters and mutants with varying strengths, weaknesses. and missing body parts!, Richly detailed environments and immersive audio, Wide range of weapons and items for use
Company: Gamecock Media Group  (2007-10-31)
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Amazon Price: $18.98
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Posted by horror in on October 2, 2009 Scratches Scratches is a terrifying story where a story from the past emerges to haunt the present. You control famed horror writer Michael Arthate as he explores Blackwood Manor, a Victorian house near an English market town. It's a quiet and pleasant existance, until odd noises in the basement keep him up at night. As they grow louder, you'll explore the house and unlock the strange tales that echo through its walls.

CD-ROM:  CD-ROMDelve into every dark corner of the mansion and its untended grounds, Probe your way through musty rooms, an overrun greenhouse, a sinister chapel, and a forbidding crypt -- and discover you are not alone in the house, Inventory-based and deductive-style puzzles, in an eerie and immersive story
Company: Got Game  (2006-03-01)
List Price: $19.95
Amazon Price: $2.15
Used Price: $1.75

Alone in the Dark

Posted by horror in on October 2, 2009 Alone in the Dark Alone in the Dark, the video game that launched survival gaming and set the standard within the genre, returns with an extraordinary action-packed within a highly detailed, free-roaming environment, featuring a mixture of astonishing real-time physics and full environmental interaction.

Video Game:  CDA New Inventory System ¿ Players utilize the pockets of protagonist Edward Carnby to hold items which they can view, switch and combine without leaving the game., Narrative intensity ¿ Taking its cues from blockbuster TV dramas, the story is told in a TV season style narrative structure based around episodes that deliver maximum intensity throughout and keep the player hooked., A Captivating Story ¿ Centered in iconic Central Park long-time series protagonist and paranormal specialist Edward Carnby returns to delve into the frightening events occurring in the Big Apple., Real World Rules ¿ In-Game movement has been designed to allow players to do almost anything that is physically possible in the real world., Photographic Rendering ¿ Game developer Eden¿s Propriety ¿Twilight¿ technology creates a lavishly detailed game world with highly realistic and advanced cinematographic effects.
Company: Atari  (2008-06-24)
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Amazon Price: $0.99
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Obscure: The Aftermath

Posted by horror in on October 2, 2009 Obscure: The Aftermath What is the mystery of strange black flowers that have sprung up everywhere on campus? While experimenting with these flowers, you discover a dangerous substance that causes you to experience strange and vivid dreams. On a bad school trip, when the seeds finally germinate, you find out the horrible reality of the flowers. You have to stop a contagion while fighting a horde of mutants before it's too late. This game takes place two years after the gruesome events of the first game. You can choose from among six characters and one AI controlled sidekick, with each character having their own unique abilities. You can switch at different points in the game, and a friend can even join you at any time. Among the many available weapons, light is probably your best ally to keep the monsters at bay.

Vast variety of weapons and horrifying monsters Weapons include - a flashlight, baseball bat, flaregun, pistol, submachine gun, chainsaw, and dynamite Immersive soundtrack performed by the Boston Symphonic Orchestra and the Paris Opera Children's Choir

Video Game:  Six different characters to play - each needing to contribute their unique abilities, Survival horror game heavily influenced by teen horror movies, Unique co-op mode where a friend can join in anytime, Highly detailed, creepy environments, Immersive soundtrack performed by the Boston Symphonic Orchestra and the Paris Opera Children's Choir
Company: Ignition Entertainment Ltd  (2008-03-25)
List Price: $19.99
Amazon Price: $12.95
Used Price: $12.00

Silent Hill: Homecoming

Posted by horror in on October 2, 2009 Silent Hill: Homecoming Follow the story of Alex Shepherd, who is returning to his hometown of Shepherd's Glen to investigate the sudden disappearance of his brother. From Shepherd's Glen to the foggy streets of Silent Hill, Alex must face the darkest of horrors in order to find his brother. Struggling with his own grip on reality, Alex must unravel the mystery behind his nightmares, discover the truth behind his brother's and father's disappearances, and confront the evil that has taken hold of his own flesh and blood.

Video Game:  Enter the next chapter of Silent Hill and learn the town history, first silent hill game on XBX360, All new next gen graphics bring silent hill to life like never before, solve treacherous and deadly puzzles to learn dark secrets, features an all new soundtrack by acclaimed series composer Akira Yamaoka
Company: Konami  (2008-09-30)
List Price: $39.99
Amazon Price: $27.88
Used Price: $24.00

The Lost Crown: A Ghosthunting Adventure

Posted by horror in on October 2, 2009 The Lost Crown: A Ghosthunting Adventure Nigel Danvers is on the run - two shadowy agents are on his tail, pursuing him across London to the grand train station at Liverpool Street. Nigel suspects that the afternoon's activities may be to blame! Travel with Nigel Danvers to an eerie seaside town on England's east coast. Learn to use advanced techniques used by real paranormal investigators, and uncover an ancient mystery and treasure. But, beware, not all of the towns residents will help in your mission, whether they are alive or dead. Inspiration from the haunting works of Charles Dickens, M.R. James, Arthur Conan Doyle, and E.F. Benson combines with real ghost-hunting gadgets to bring this frightening story to bone-chilling life. Success or failure in locating wandering spirits depends on your skill as an investigator. Placing motion detectors, night vision cameras, and temperature gauges correctly will reveal a location's haunted past, and expose terrifying apparitions. With nerves of steel, and wits to match, you will soon discover long lost secrets, previously known only to the dead!
Realistic and integrated puzzles to solve A scary, and surprising, story by Jonathan Boakes A chilling soundtrack, specially created for the title ESRB Rated RP for Rating Pending

Video Game:  Ghost-hunting adventure game with large cast of 3D characters, Point-and-click interface offers both 1st- and 3rd-person perspectives, Eerie English coast brought vividly to life; chilling soundtrack, Rich spine-tingling story; realistic and integrated puzzles to solve, Inspired by classic ghost stories and modern ghost-hunting techniques
Company: Got Game  (2008-03-06)
List Price: $29.99
Amazon Price: $9.97
Used Price: $17.00

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