Monthly Archives: October 2021

A Plague Tale: Innocence – Historical Horror Game Review

During the month of October, gamers love to scare the pants off themselves by sinking into grim worlds of horror. Luckily, the horror game genre is filled to the brim with classics ranging from solo outings like Alien: Isolation and … Continue reading

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Zombies and World War II Gaming: What’s the Link?

Since the mid-’90s, World War II has become one of the most popular periods for video games, from massive tentpole franchises like Battlefield and Medal of Honor, to recent indie hits like Hell Let Loose and Through the Darkest of … Continue reading

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‘Trenches’ Dev, Steelkrill, Blends Horror and World War I History

October is always an appropriate time to explore the crossroads of history and horror. While it may seem disrespectful, in a way, to connect a genre that’s full of frights and scares to the events of the past, history is … Continue reading

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Age of Empires II – Retro Historical Game Review

When it comes to real-time strategy games, few have made a bigger splash in the genre than the Age of Empires series. First released in 1997, the original Age of Empires became an instant hit thanks to its historical authenticity, … Continue reading

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‘Plague Doctor’ Connects History Through Disease

While past video games have allowed players to assume the role of a doctor with the likes of Surgeon Simulator and Two Point Hospital, few have done it with historical authenticity in mind. Plague Doctor – Contagion attempts to do … Continue reading

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The Real Japanese Ghost Story that Inspired ‘Fatal Frame’

Survival horror is one of the oldest genres in gaming, dating all the way back to 1989’s Friday the 13th and 1992’s Alone in the Dark. While many of these horrifying experiences are bred from a twisted mind, some find … Continue reading

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How to Turn Your Indie Game into an Immersive Educational Experience

Now more than ever, the video game industry has become congested and overcrowded — just by taking a quick look at digital marketplaces like the Steam Store or Nintendo’s eShop, one can see that there are hundreds, if not thousands, … Continue reading

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Fight for the North or the South in ‘Grand Tactician: The Civil War’ 

Civil War fans looking to get their gaming fix should now rejoice, as a brand-new strategy game titled Grand Tactician: The Civil War has just launched for PC. This game release comes as a pleasant surprise, as there tend to … Continue reading

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