The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan Review

In 2015, developer Supermassive Games’ surprised audiences with their tribute to cheesy horror movies, Until Dawn. Its branching story, cliche but likeable characters, and a deep understanding of the language of the genre has made it a modern horror game…

Man of Medan Multiplayer Impressions and Discussion

The Dark Pictures is an anthology horror game series developed by Supermassive Games, and it’s also a spiritual successor to Until Dawn! Man of Medan is the first game of the series, and it has some very interesting multiplayer options…

Input Ep. 82: A Conversation on China’s Relationship With Games

Jarrett and Jurge sit down to talk about Devotion being pulled Steam and Youtube after a backlash in China. And the state of censorship in the worlds most populous nation. Topics Discussed:  Devotion pulled from Steam and Youtube Works Mentioned:…

Resident Evil 2 (2019) Review

The rain was pelting the windows, the soft thump of each and every raindrop exploding against the panes of glass as I stumbled around the corner of the hallway, uneasy on my own feet. I took a furtive glance behind…

Video Game Book Club : Dead Space 2 – Episode 3

Each month, members of Irrational Passions will play through a new game. From modern to retro, obscure to popular, games we’ve played and those we haven’t, we will be hitting checkpoints as we go, sharing our experiences. Play along and…

The Blackout Club Preview

There was a moment when playing  Question’s The Blackout Club, while a terrifying monster sprinted after me and as I propelled myself over a fence and hit the ground, with the pulsating soundtrack vibrating throughout my headphones where I realized…

Last Year: The Nightmare Preview

With everything you’ve got you pull yourself up and without looking back for a single second break out into a full sprint. Every sinew and muscle of your body crying out for a break, straining and bulging as you exert…

Narcosis Review

The base of the ocean is large and brimming with life, but it’s an ecosystem we don’t frequent as people, at least I’m certainly not taking trips down there. Because of that much, it can at times feel like a…

Outlast II Preview: Elementary School Horror

Schools are actually my biggest fear, apparently.

Monthly Passions: August 2015

Almost a month late, but hey, we got games to talk about and play!

True Horrors of Video Games

Happy Halloween! My favorite time of the year, the only time it’s socially acceptable to knock on people’s doors dressed up as who knows what asking for stuff, be it tricks or treats. As with last years Writers Ramble Podcast,…

Alex’s Top 5 Scariest Games

Now, I’m not the biggest advocate for horror-type games, mostly because I’m not a huge fan of being scared, but when done right, a horror game can really hit the nail on the head.