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The Scariest Thing In P.T. Was Following You All Along

The Scariest Thing In P.T. Was Following You All Along

This winter marked the fifth anniversary of P.T., 2014’s landmark “Playable Teaser” for Silent Hills, an exciting but ultimately doomed reboot of the Silent Hill franchise led by Hideo Kojima and film director Guillermo Del Toro. It became an obsession for streamers and data-miners alike, its allure only increasing after…

The Glass Staircase Gets Why Retro Horror Games Worked

The Glass Staircase Gets Why Retro Horror Games Worked

The Glass Staircase, released last week for PC and Mac, tries to capture the feeling of classic horror games like Clock Tower and Silent Hill. When I saw my coworker Luke Plunkett post the trailer on Kotaku, I was intrigued. My early time with The Glass Staircase has been tense,…