Shadow Complex Remastered, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, Killing Floor, Dangerous Golf and ADR1FT.
How would you like all of those for less than the price of a smoothie?
Whether it's an RPG that tells a story over dozens of hours, or a strategy game that takes months to master, games are often a considerable time investment. For many people this is central to gaming's appeal: nowhere else in art can you find such complete worlds to lose yourself in or such stern challenges to overcome.
Video games often strive to appear "realistic" in one way or another, but the new indie horror game The Vanishing of Ethan Cartertook things a step further verisimilitude-wise: creating many of its levels by pulling from real-world photographs.
Video: Straight out of Gamescom, here's your newest look at The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, that splendid-looking horror game that's releasing on PS4.
Imaginary locations are great places to stage heart-stopping scream sequences. Nothing like being lost inside the bowels of a giant monster, an abandoned space station or the burning plains of hell for put the fear in you. But you know what else is really scary? The real world. In particular, that abandoned 7-11 off the highway where the weird noises come from. Oh, you're going to act like you don't hear them, too?