This week marks two important milestones for GamesRadar: the start of Halloweek, a weeklong series of horror-centric features, and the two-year anniversary of our weekly Top 7 lists. To celebrate both at once, we’ve dredged up the original Top 7 article - back from before we had our formula down and our shit together – and updated it with fresh art, better layout, a few revisions and videos that actually work.
Clive Barker's involvement with the videogame world will extend far beyond Codemasters' Jericho, it's emerged. Next Gen reports that, during this week's Hollywood and Games Summit, the horror author revealed that he has entered into three further game deals. Barker, described as a visual artist along with being an author, said "...when I look at the images [in games] and their clarity, their precision, I think any artist would be a fool not to want to be involved with that." He didn't
As any horror-movie director can tell you, keeping up a tense atmosphere for 90 minutes of screen time isn't easy. So imagine, then, what it must be like to try and keep up that same level of tension over 40-plus hours of a survival horror game. No matter how intense you make it, sooner or later, your carefully constructed atmosphere of terror and despair is going to fall flat. This Halloween, we'll explore seven of the least scary moments from some of the best horror games ever. Be