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.

Beyond the Dead: For Better or Worse

Alex and Zack take a look at a couple of ever-changing survival horror franchises and examine what they can do better.

Keeping Survival Horror Games Alive!

Lately, the survival horror genre has been defining its gameplay to just that, surviving. Sure, stomping a necromorph’s head in Dead Space may be fun, but nothing screams horror like being chased around, defenseless.