By Joseph Knoop
The most classic horror film series were all at one point born of one small team’s vision, a miniscule budget, and a lot of dumb luck. Jaws couldn’t keep the shark from breaking, so instead we were treated to an unseen menace. George Romero’s meager budget on Night of the Living Dead didn’t allow for color. Michael Myer’s iconic mask in 1978’s Halloween was a William Shatner knockoff bought for less than $2.
In video games, horror gradually became the domain of large companies like Capcom, Konami, and Ubisoft. With the rise in strength of indie developers like Frictional Games (Amnesia) and Scott Cawthon (Five Nights at Freddy’s), horror games seem to be returning to doing all they can with every meager cent they’ve got. Overbearing mechanics or overly flashy production are no substitute for an innate understanding of what scares gamers. These are the most anticipated horror games to look forward to in 2016.
Through the Woods
Release: Early 2016
At first glance, Through the Woods has a setting that may seem familiar to horror game fans: A dark, dense forest in the middle of nowhere, illuminated only by the weak shine of a …read more
Source:: Game Informer