Nicolas Brown

Nicolas Brown

Staff Writer

Nicolas is a writer and narrative designer living in Rochester, New York. When he’s not making games or writing about them, you can probably find him practicing martial arts. His main areas of interest are horror, experimental narrative, mixed media, collaborative storytelling, and anything else that’s a little bit different. 

Articles by Nicolas Brown

The hallway in P.T. stretches toward a dark corner

Why Do We Enjoy Horror Games?

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Some say that the video game is the perfect medium for horror.

Published: Mon, 07/13/2020 - 11:00
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Diablo 2 at 20 Years

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Diablo 4 is coming. We don't know exactly when to expect it, and many of its details remain mysterious.

Published: Mon, 06/29/2020 - 12:00
undungeon

Improve, Adapt, and Dash Through the Wasteland In Undungeon

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Undungeon isn't expected for release until late this year, but we were given a little taste of it during the Steam Game Festival.

Published: Fri, 06/26/2020 - 11:00
Fatal Frame Maiden of Black Water

We're Ready for Fatal Frame 6

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Fatal Frame is considered by many to be a classic among horror games. Unfortunately, it’s been a while since we’ve seen a new entry.

Published: Wed, 03/04/2020 - 12:00
Pyramid Head - The iconic monster that debuted in Silent Hill 2.

What Makes a Monster? Fears Made Manifest in Word, Image, and Play

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For much of its history, horror has been brushed aside as a trivial genre unworthy of serious artistic consideration.

Published: Wed, 02/26/2020 - 11:00
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Hellpoint Spills From The Void

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Published: Tue, 02/11/2020 - 09:00