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A tunnel in I Doesn't Exist that shows that there's more going on with this game than meets the eye
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I Doesn't Exist Review - Existential Dread

It's hard to describe I Doesn't Exist. It's a text adventure, but so much more. It's a dissection of mental health, but I'm sure it can also be interpreted in many different ways too. It's certainly…

September 12, 2023 | 08:00 EDT

the date to die for complains about being used as an eldritch god

PAX East 2023: Sucker for Love: Date To Die For Preview

As someone who identifies as asexual, let me tell you - representation is rough out there. Every time I find an asexual (ace) character in a game or series, I’m absolutely over the moon. There’s…

April 2, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

An elevator bearing the legend "abandon hope, all ye who enter here" in Red Tape
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Red Tape Review

The fire-and-brimstone portrayals of Hell have never really done it for me. There's something silly about the exaggeration; eternal torture and constant agony are difficult to imagine because they're…

February 14, 2023 | 06:16 EST

An elevator with bars in front of it and a sign that reads "ABANDON HOPE ALL YE WHO ENTER" in Red Tape
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Red Tape Brings Bureaucratic Horror On Valentine's Day

If there's one thing that's scarier than the threat of eternal damnation, it's improperly filed paperwork. DreadXP clearly agrees, as it's just announced a release date for its new bureaucratic…

January 11, 2023 | 10:56 EST

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The Mortuary Assistant

The Mortuary Assistant is a nightmare-inducing horror game developed by DarkStone Digital and published by DreadXP that puts you into the shoes of a mortuary assistant.  The game starts off quite…

December 19, 2022 | 07:20 EST

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A Creepshow Video Game Has Just Been Announced

If you have enjoyed horror anthology shows like Creepshow, then you'll be happy to know that a Creepshow video game is now in the works. The game itself features the talents of DreadXP as a publisher…

September 29, 2022 | 10:58 EDT

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Hardcore Horror's at the Heart of My Friendly Neighborhood

It seems my fellow writers at TechRaptor love to scare me with the things I fear, so I'm sure this is going to add more fuel to the fire: Puppets are freaky as hell. But, just like how we watch…

September 9, 2022 | 11:30 EDT

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Lovecraftian Horror Dating Sim Sucker for Love Sequel Announced at PAX West 2022

Who doesn't want to perform rituals to get your crush to notice you? Luckily, the Lovecraftian horror dating sim Sucker for Love sequel is in the works, as we learned at PAX West 2022.  Independent…

September 2, 2022 | 02:38 EDT

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The Mortuary Assistant Review

I won't mince words - The Mortuary Assistant scared the absolute daylights out of me, and I'm very lucky I didn't have nightmares when I fell asleep right after playing. The game opens with a warning…

August 2, 2022 | 08:00 EDT

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A Happy Fun Time With Dread X Collection 5

It feels like only yesterday that the Dread XP team was releasing their first horror game anthology, but here we are already at the Dread X Collection 5. That’s right, another round of indie…

June 7, 2022 | 10:00 EDT

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Sucker for Love: First Date

It's the Cthulhu Mythos meets a dating simulator in Sucker for Love: First Date by indie developer Akabaka.  Play as a hapless summoner, seeking to create magic with an ancient eldritch horror that…

March 5, 2022 | 07:14 EST

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Sucker For Love: First Date Review

Lovecraft's work is something that games have infamously got wrong, be it something egregious like getting the stories themselves wrong or something small like not quite nailing the tone. The great…

January 26, 2022 | 02:34 EST

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Eldritch Dating Sim 'Sucker for Love' Arrives Early 2022, Prelude Chapter Launches Next Week

DreadXP has pushed back the launch of its Eldritch dating sim Sucker for Love: First Date to early 2022, but you'll be able to get an early look at the game when Sucker for Love: Prelude launches…

December 7, 2021 | 06:00 EST

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Spookware

Looking for a scary good time? Look no further than Spookware, a fun, fright-filled feast of minigames galore from indie developer Beeswax games!  Spookware has you play as the three skelli brothers…

September 28, 2021 | 11:34 EDT

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Spookware Episode 1 Review

Sometimes a game will completely defy genre, and occasionally that means that the game ends up creating its own genre. Of course, just because the game has created a genre, that doesn’t mean other…

August 26, 2021 | 05:35 EDT

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Dread X Collection: The Hunt

The Dread X Collection: The Hunt, is an anthology of seven short horror-themed shooters for a variety of indie developers. Play as Artemis, a newcomer to the Dread X Collection storyline, who is…

May 23, 2021 | 09:05 EDT

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Seeking Out Dread X Collection: The Hunt

It shouldn't come as a shock to anyone that it's time once again for another Dread X Collection. The famous anthology series from the titular publisher has been a great success the past few times…

April 15, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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The Dread X Collection Offers Awesome Looks at Indie Horror's Future

I love seeing devs go wild and getting to try strange things. As such, I immediately noticed the Dread X Collection when it was announced and kept a close eye on it. Ten horror games by ten indie…

May 27, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Dread X Collection

From a pure design perspective, what would you constitute as a horror game? Jumpscares? A constant and imminent danger by an unknown? The threat of your body being turned into something grotesque or…

May 31, 2020 | 12:54 EDT