Long Live Resident Evil

Back in June I proclaimed Resident Evil is dead, primarily because of the identity crisis the series went through starting with Resident Evil 4. That later led to the insulting mess that was Resident Evil 6, and now a seemingly drastic new direction for Resident Evil 7. Thus, the series as we knew it seemed … Continue reading Long Live Resident Evil

Doorways: Prelude Review

Horror Month has begun! While you may not gleam this little factoid by browsing my author tag, I love horror games. As the dark, chilly month of October rolls around every year, I find myself increasingly eager to play through titles filled with cheap scares, thought-provoking puzzles, and downright terrifying atmosphere. I’m sick like that. … Continue reading Doorways: Prelude Review

The Endless Possibilities of Stranger Things: The Video Game

For those unaware, Netflix recently dropped a major nostalgia bomb on their streaming service called Stranger Things. Created by the identical Duffer Brothers, Stranger Things is a loving mashup of every 80’s movie you might’ve loved as a kid, from The Goonies and E.T., to Stephen King adaptations like It and Stand By Me. Infusing … Continue reading The Endless Possibilities of Stranger Things: The Video Game

LAYERS OF FEAR REVIEW

ABSTRACT HORROR I returned to find my home in its usual state of disarray. Rats scurried underfoot, disappearing into cracks in the walls as I moved toward the staircase. Papers and books lay spread over the the dining table, lit candles flickering nearby with each whistling breeze which cut through our decaying home. I blinked, … Continue reading LAYERS OF FEAR REVIEW

Bloodborne Review

STRAIGHT IN THE VEIN Bloodborne is a PlayStation 4 exclusive and the most recent title by From Software, developer of the niche Souls sub-genre of action role-playing games. As a stranger to the city of Yharnam, the player adopts the title “Hunter,” discovering the populace’s many dark secrets and vanquishing the horrors that shamble through … Continue reading Bloodborne Review

MONG’s Best of 2014 Award Winners – Part Two

2014 was certainly a wild year for gaming. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One both set record sales for a console’s first year on the market, reassuring gamers and “analysts” everywhere that console gaming is here to stay.  Microsoft decided to release a Kinect-less Xbox One bundle after saying it would never happen.  The PlayStation … Continue reading MONG’s Best of 2014 Award Winners – Part Two