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#1 Posted by RedCream (694 posts) -

So I just recently finished Dead Space 2 and it feels great to best that game and overcome the terror myself (although I can't play it at night). So how much horror can you bear in playing video games and if you are the type of person dense enough not to get, at the very least, tense in horror games what enjoyment do you derive from playing them?

#2 Posted by MordeaniisChaos (5730 posts) -

I had to stop Amnesia a couple times because I have some pretty serious issues that it touches on fairly specifically but I'm generally ok with just about anything. Amnesia got pretty tame after the first sit down I had with it though. I'm playing Dead Space right now and it's tense, to be sure, but not terribly scary. I'm playing on PC with mouse and Keyboard, so that's a big part of why combat is constantly "OH SHIT OF FUCK JUST DIE FUCK".

#3 Posted by PassiveKaerenai (323 posts) -

Much as I love Dead Space, it never scared me... For me, the problem is that when I go into a horror game/movie/book, I'm always expecting to get jumped round the next corner.

HL2 Ravenholm truly scared me the first time, because it came in the middle of an unscary game. It's all about context and the unexpected.

#4 Posted by MordeaniisChaos (5730 posts) -

@PassiveKaerenai said:

Much as I love Dead Space, it never scared me... For me, the problem is that when I go into a horror game/movie/book, I'm always expecting to get jumped round the next corner.

HL2 Ravenholm truly scared me the first time, because it came in the middle of an unscary game. It's all about context and the unexpected.

Yeah, it had more of the same effect that FEAR 1 had on me, it was more adrenaline-ish tension from the combat than any real FEAR.

But yeah, I forgot about Ravenholm. It did a great job of making you scramble for ammo and made excellent use of the fast zombies to constantly harass you.

#5 Posted by Nottle (1915 posts) -

@RedCream said:

So I just recently finished Dead Space 2 and it feels great to best that game and overcome the terror myself (although I can't play it at night). So how much horror can you bear in playing video games and if you are the type of person dense enough not to get, at the very least, tense in horror games what enjoyment do you derive from playing them?

I tense up during water levels, screw that eel level in Mario 64 and parts of Beyond good and evil really bug me because there are so many things that look like weird fish. I know those aren't horror games but hey, I really just don't feel safe when I know something is in or near water and it can kill me. I can barely feel safe playing Dead Space. Well actually I played up to chapter 9 about 2 years ago completely fine, when i first played it but a week ago i made my friend play it.

But I'm fine with RE4 and Re2 until Mr. X started breaking walls. I'm an extremely jumpy person, something just popping into view is the worst. Remember in bioshock when the room goes foggy, and then there is guy just standing behind you. Auugh.

#6 Posted by Sparky_Buzzsaw (6400 posts) -

I can't play horror games. I just can't do it. There's something about being directly in control of the protagonist in those situations that scares the everloving shit out of me. Most recently, I played Resident Evil 5 for all of about twenty minutes before I had to put it down. I can watch other people play them, and there's no other medium that affects me like that. But having the controller in my hands? Can't do it. No sir.

Even the ghouls in Fallout 3 got to me. Man, the sound of their running feet and then coming out of nowhere... brrrr.

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#7 Posted by crusader8463 (14429 posts) -

I have never been able to play horror games because every time I would try I would be too focused on how bad or un-fun the gameplay was to allow myself to get into the story. The only time I can think of getting really terrified was playing Half Life 2. The first time I came across that level where you have to fight those things on four legs that charge at you I nearly shat my pants. It was a perfect storm of the setting, being low on ammo/health, the sound design of the monster walk as it clopped along the ground and the shriek it lets out when it attacks all scared the living fuck out of me. I had the dam things stalk me for a good minute or two before I actually had one attack me. Up until then it was just pure tension and terror as I heard that god dam clopping hoofs on the ground and just catching a glimpse of them out of the corner of my eye. Not to mention the design of the dam thing when I actually saw it freaked me out.

Still get shivers down my spine to this day just thinking about that dam hoof clopping on the ground sound.

#8 Posted by Vexxan (4614 posts) -

Amnesia is the only horror game I fear.

#9 Posted by Branthog (5597 posts) -

I have yet to find a game that is truly scary. Gross-outs and Doom 3 surprise-bathroom scenes just don't cut it. I know gaming is still in its infancy, but I know it grows in this particular area, because having that kind of primitive experience in an interactive medium could be pretty amazing.

#10 Posted by Encephalon (1335 posts) -

I am very susceptible to horror games. My first playthroughs of dark, tense, moody games like Dead Space and Bioshock, I played in 20-30 minute intervals because my nerves physically could not handle any longer.

#11 Posted by DelroyLindo (387 posts) -

dead space has taken me two years to get to the end of. I love it but I am a complete pussy with scary games, I just cant handle them at all.

#12 Posted by DeepSpace9MM (126 posts) -

I love horror games. It's either one or the other with them, though. Stuff like Dead Space and Silent Hill I'm totally fine with, but I have a hard time playing stuff like Amnesia and Fatal Frame. It's a lot easier for me when I have an actual weapon than without one I guess.

#13 Edited by mylifeforAiur (3489 posts) -

I'm extremely sensitive to the Silent Hill brand of horror: nebulous lighting, irritatingly constrictive camera-angles, the indefinable sound of malevolently corroded steel, and laughable combat. I wasn't able to persevere for longer than fifteen minutes in Silent Hill 3; I can't stay in Silent Hill unless I'm accompanied by another reluctant visitor. As for Dead Space, I'll admit to being spooked or startled at times, but the accessible and robust gun-play, and Isaac's Herculean constitution for all things deformed and nightmarish, effectively eradicate (and stomp to death) and sense of 'impotency'. But, I still adore the Dead Space games--especially Dead Space Extraction.

#14 Posted by Kedi2 (255 posts) -

The only two games I've played that (some) people claim to be scary are RE4 and Dead Space.

I was only like 13 when I originally played RE4 and I remember it being pretty intense at points, especially the castle portion. I was definitely able to finish the game though, it never spooked me to the point that I'd have to turn it off.

I have no idea how people are scared of Dead Space. That game did absolutely NOTHING for me in the scare department. Still a fantastic game, though.

#15 Posted by HellBrendy (994 posts) -

@RedCream said:

So I just recently finished Dead Space 2 and it feels great to best that game and overcome the terror myself (although I can't play it at night). So how much horror can you bear in playing video games and if you are the type of person dense enough not to get, at the very least, tense in horror games what enjoyment do you derive from playing them?

Nowadays I can take pretty much everything (though Amnesia is still work in progress, but that's less because it's scary and more because I want to play a lot of other games instead). I have gotten older and - this is why I think it feels so bad - games aren't made to be scary any longer. Dead Space 1 and 2 puts you in the shoes of a tank. You are armed to your teeth, and your enemies are as smart as butter and as scary as a doll. the first hour or so is a bit on the edge of the seat, but once you realize all they got are surprise scares with a lot of noise and some visuals, it's a walk in the park. Dead Space 1 and 2 are great games in many ways, but they fail miserably at being scary.

I got Silent Hill 2 when I was about 17-18 years old - now that scared me. I couldn't play it once it started to get dark outside.

#16 Posted by krazy_kyle (715 posts) -

I never really had to turn a game off for being too scary in recent years until I played Amnesia.

#17 Posted by BulletproofMonk (2732 posts) -

I'm playing Silent Hill 3. It's killing me inside.

#18 Posted by Creamypies (4091 posts) -

The Silent Hill franchise has always got to me. I actually think the new one is pretty good.

I have trouble playing the Fatal Frame games on my own, they really get to me.

I have a pretty high tolerence to most other horror games though, mainly because I play so goddam many of them.

There's also a mod for HL2:EP2 called Nightmare House 2 that is pretty darned creepy, definitely worth a look if your itching for a good scare.

#19 Posted by StrikeALight (1114 posts) -

@BulletproofMonk said:

I'm playing Silent Hill 3. It's killing me inside.

Same here! Funny thing is, I've already played it before. But coming straight off the back of SH2, I'm finding this more frightening.

#20 Posted by RedCream (694 posts) -

My problem with Fatal Frame is that I find the ghost pretty cheap and I was so disappointed when I got to Chapter 3 and I can't seem to finish the game because healing items are really scarce.

#21 Posted by kogasu (148 posts) -

I love horror games with tense, jumpy moments and such. They're some of my favorites, though I haven't played any recently just because I'm late to this generation of consoles so I only have a few games heh.

Some games would take me a long time to finish because I had to be just in the right mood to be in a scary and tense situation.

When I was about 6 or 7 years old, Resident Evil 2 was a game I LOVED but it was just out of the question finishing it at that time LOL. I'm glad I was able to get it back when I was older and complete it, as well as RE3.

Fatal Frame 2 was one I loved/hated. I remember thinking "Why does it have to be so damn quiet?!?" I just started Fatal Frame 1 so we'll see how that goes heh.

Another one that took me a while was Doom 3. I don't know how scary everyone else thought it was but, at the time, I remember hating the lighting and shadowing because it added to the creepiness and made everything more atmospheric and on top of that, there were quite a few jump scares. I remember quitting that game for a very long time before I finally decided to complete the game in one night and get it over with.

#22 Posted by BulletproofMonk (2732 posts) -

@StrikeALight said:

@BulletproofMonk said:

I'm playing Silent Hill 3. It's killing me inside.

Same here! Funny thing is, I've already played it before. But coming straight off the back of SH2, I'm finding this more frightening.

I'm not so much frightened, it's just that the game makes me so uncomfortable. The game's fucked up. I love it and I hate it.

#23 Edited by kon1312 (52 posts) -

Though I am constantly tense and just waiting to hit the guide button, I try my best to live through that kind of games...

Most of the times I get scared, scream like a little girl and punch the start/guide button, but move on afterwards.

Those Videogames, that create a tense atmosphere, that's scratching your skin, while nothing is happening at all - are the real horrorgames!

While giving DeadSpace the first shot I knew from the first second of that game, that I was in for a wild and atmospheric ride. And when I encountered my first infected thingy I took the game out and till this day never had the courage to come back to that game. I don't know, what it is with that game, but it gives me the chills!

I played through all the old Silent Hill games (and I loved them!), took pictures of crazy ghosts in Fatal Frame, and even sat through Amnesia...

Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying Silent Hill, Fatal Frame and Amnesia are not very tense games - but these masterpieces of Horrorgames somehow needed to be experienced... somehow I just can't bare that space stuff...

And of course there are that games, that try to scare you, without even trying to go under your skin ... but I guess they are not to mention in one sentence with Horrorgame extravaganza...

Basically: I love Horrorgames!

#24 Posted by killacam (1278 posts) -

playing silent hill has made me impervious to almost anything in the real world that would've once terrified me.

#25 Posted by Brodehouse (10130 posts) -

Fine line you have to walk; make the character too powerful and the player gets excited at the prospect of danger because it's fun to use their character. Make them too weak and the game too hard and they get annoyed at the clunky mechanics, constant reloads and having to break down the world in terms of game mechanics instead of the narrative.

The other problem is, they're setting out to make a game that is unpleasant for the player to play. That's incredibly dangerous. Everyone can triumph over Silent Hill by refusing to turn their console on. The disc stays on the shelf where it is powerless. That's not the developer's intent.

#26 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5154 posts) -

It took me a few years to finish the second level of Thief (dat zombie infested mine), so I'd say I'm pretty good about it.

#27 Posted by weegieanawrench (1943 posts) -

Dead Space 1 and 2 had me pretty tense the whole way through. I never found it scary except for the jump scares. In regards to other horror games, I found what little I played of Amnesia to be sort of cheesy. Then again, I was with a buddy and it was broad daylight.

#28 Posted by RedCream (694 posts) -

Good point sir. It can be tricky to give the player just enough firepower to sustain the level of helplessness throughout the game.

#29 Posted by Emperor_Jimmu (249 posts) -

Alan Wake is at the limits of my tolerance, and that isn't even really a horror game.

#30 Posted by Cwaff (1260 posts) -

I've played Dead Space 1 and 2, Amensia, Fear 1 and 2, Silent Hill 2 and various other scary games... But there's something unsettling about Fatal Frame 2 that I just can't seem to get past and it's stopping me from playing.

#31 Edited by seannao (232 posts) -

Hi there, it's killing me that nobody has mentioned "Cry of Fear". It was recently released by a relatively small mod group called Team Psykskallar. They did some horror mods for HL1, and this one... is.. also for HL 1. I'm enjoying it so far. I thought I wouldn't finish the game so I looked at all the endings for the game and then ended up going back in anyway.

It's free and of fairly high quality, even considering it's "only a mod"

http://www.cry-of-fear.com/

I'm looking forward to Amnesia: Machine for Pigs. Played all the Penumbra games. They were all masterfully done. I was even scared by parts of DOOM3's earlier chapters what with corpses whispering to you when you had little more than a crappy pistol to defend yourself with.

My tolerance for it is actually pretty low, but that's the exact reason that I find horror games to be entertaining. It's a thrill.

#32 Posted by Gravier251 (217 posts) -

Between watching a lot of horror and playing through Silent Hill as a kid it seems to have killed off any sort of deep fear at such things. They can feel quite tense with good atmosphere but never really been compelled to stop playing out of fear. Main appeal with Silent Hill was the complexity, symbolism, etc. I actually really rather liked what they did with 4; it has a great juxtaposition with being trapped in the room, able to look out longingly at the normal world just out of reach with cars passing, seeing some human interaction by looking at neighbours, etc. It was a sort of melancholy sanctuary that is dependable. When things change later into the game you actually prefer not to visit the room unless you really have to which I thought was a brilliant twist.

Amnesia I rather enjoyed the cryptic storytelling style with rather lovecraftian themes and handles building tension rather well. Penumbra was similar though I do prefer amnesia with it's setting, visuals and narrative style.

As for Dead Space, maybe I was just in a bad mood due to other factors at the time but I just found it kind of obnoxious with trying jump scares, riddled with plot holes and trying too hard with it's twists. The way people in the setting would just explode in a shower of gore if they so much as brush past someone in a hallway tended to bug me aswell. Felt more akin to the horror approach of something like Jason X than something more subtle and psychological. 2 had that section of walking through the Ishimura for a while without conflict which was nice. But the rest of it was just swarms of things leaping out of air vents (always with a thing or two behind you) screaming wildly with the music jumping to a screeching pitch.

Felt it gets kind of predictable with the encounters and approach. The muffled space stuff is great though, and if they dial back on the wild gorey action the atmosphere would kind of be there. Also making the character more vulnerable (but not by just throwing a dozen more enemies in at once) rather than heavily armoured and armed with shops to stock up in, etc. Might help. Also a shame that all the advertising material prior to the game kept going on and on about it being innovative for needing dismemberment rather than headshots. So first actual fight you simply blow an arm and a leg off them and then shrug as you wander off, or go stomp loot out of them. It kind of robbed it of slowly giving those details to the player subtlely through the environment over time.

Maybe it is my fault in a way for following information too heavily, is it possible to go into the game oblivious to the limb thing?

Anyway, another thing I feel did an opressive atmosphere quite well is the S.T.A.L.K.E.R games, especially the brain scorcher related stuff/people. They just slowly and inneringly come from everywhere. No urgency or apparent interest, they just shamble over from everywhere, moaning carried on the wind from all around. Was made a bit odd though with the bug of some scientist saying "Hello Hello" looping randomly throughtout that entire small region >.< Overall though the game had really great atmosphere, and some punishing realism to shooting which I actually kind of liked.

I saw some things on that cry of fear mod, always interesting to see what people can pull off now, especially using something quite old as a base. I'll have to get around to trying it sometime.

#33 Posted by believer258 (12206 posts) -

@Sparky_Buzzsaw said:

I can't play horror games. I just can't do it. There's something about being directly in control of the protagonist in those situations that scares the everloving shit out of me. Most recently, I played Resident Evil 5 for all of about twenty minutes before I had to put it down.

I have never heard of anyone being scared of RE5. Trust me, it's much more an action game than a horror game. It isn't even a horror game at all...

For me, I like some horror games but like a lot of people I tense up too much sometimes. Dead Space 1 was scary and intense and I must give it props. Dead Space 2, on the other hand, feels much more like a gory action game to me. It's the Alien -> Aliens progression as far as I'm concerned. Excepting the Ishimura segment in 2, that was pretty good. FEAR and its expansions were also creepy the first time, though again its sequels weren't at all.

At the end of the day, though, horror is far from my favorite genre and I would often rather play an action game or an RPG than something that tries to scare me.

#34 Posted by AjayRaz (12477 posts) -

i love horror games. they have a satisfying feeling that no other type of game can deliver. i manage to get by the Resident Evil games. Resident Evil 2 + 3 are the scariest games in the series for me only because i haven't played REmake. there's something unsettling about walking around in an abandon city filled with things wanting to kill you, and seeing all sorts of files, memoirs and sights affected by a zombie outbreak. it's cheesy, i know but i appreciate it.

the only horror game to really get me is Condemned: Criminal Origins. it's the only horror game to make so scared that i just turned it off completely. i find real, human enemies to be much scarier than huge monsters or zombies so i guess that's why i found the crazy, drug-influenced enemies of Condemned to be terrifying. i have yet to play another game that got like Condemned did.

i still have a lot to play. i need to get a PC good enough to run Amnesia: The Dark Descent, as well as the Penumbra games and i'm thinking of checking out that Silent Hill Collection too.

#35 Posted by hughesman (312 posts) -

Amnesia made me hit my dog with my keyboard, so yeah it scared the shit out of me.

#36 Posted by Yummylee (22575 posts) -

I'm pretty durable when it comes to horror games. Only the Silent Hill games have ever actually made me feel frightened (even the original silent hill can still elicit some scares), but then it's never enough to halt me from playing or anything. I'm also unfortunate enough to have a pile of garbage PC that couldn't dream of running many of the PC survival-horror games, and since I'm missing out on such horrific gems like Amnesia, I feel like I haven't truly tested myself.

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#37 Posted by Sayishere (1840 posts) -

I would never stop a game because its scary, but i feel tension, and i do occasionally fall for those jump scares. The worse horror i felt was when i was younger playing RE 1 and 2. RE 2 in particular had creepy ass music, i feel no music at all creates less tension for me,

#38 Posted by Little_Socrates (5715 posts) -

I had to stop playing Amnesia once I made it down the elevator. I'll return someday, though.

#39 Posted by bybeach (5000 posts) -

I have yet to be scared of a game. Put me in front of a mediocre horror flick and half the time my eyes will be averted or outright closed. But Deadspace and such only...closest word I could think of, only impress me with awesome when it is done well. It may be negative but I am impressed when a creature is new (to me) and is most detailled decked out with crazy bizzare horrorshow body and implements of grusome unatural death. It becomes as much art as the beautiful stained glass effects of the fanatic's church. it's a wierd filter on my part because I am not partial to horrific events, and I appreciatte the effort to convey it to me in a video game.

But maybe if I played a simple horror survival..I tried getting into Amnesia, and right away the 'you are flipping out' graphic/auditory contrivances just seemed to be detached from me experiencing such. But perhaps not being able to fight back would depress me into a state of fear. But I reiterate that in film form i would probably be uncomfortable...I don't like horror flicks really, though the dark humor can relieve sometimes.

#40 Edited by Jeust (10860 posts) -

I've played a lot of horror games. And although I'm now more into other genres like thiller and adventure, I still enjoy them.

I've played:

  • Resident Evil 1
  • Resident Evil Remake
  • Resident Evil 0
  • Resident Evil 3
  • Resident Evil 4
  • Resident Evil 5
  • Resident Evil: Code Veronica X
  • Silent Hill
  • Silent Hill 2
  • Silent Hill 3
  • Silent Hill 4
  • Silent Hill Origins
  • Silent Hill 5
  • Silent Hill Shattered Memories
  • Fatal Frame
  • Fatal Frame 2
  • Fatal Frame 3
  • Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
  • Cold Fear
  • FEAR
  • Condemned
  • Dead Space
  • Dead Space 2
  • Dead Space Extraction
  • Dead Space (IOS/Android)
  • Alan Wake
  • Alan Wake American Nightmare
  • Penumbra
  • Clive Baker's Undying
  • Clive Baker's Jericho
  • Left 4 Dead
  • Doom 3
  • Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth
  • Alone in the Dark
  • Alone in the Dark 2
  • Alone in the Dark 3
  • Alone in the Dark 4
  • (new) Alone in the Dark
  • Bioshock
  • Sanitarium
  • Vampire: The Masquerade
  • Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines
  • Nocturne
  • Catherine
  • Obscure
  • Shadows of the Damned
  • The Darkness
  • Zombies
  • Dead Rising

My favourites are Silent Hill 2, because of its emotional plot and pacing, Silent Hill 4, as it is really heartbreaking, Resident Evil 0, for the gameplay and mood, Resident Evil 4, for its flawless gameplay and Leon's charisma, Dead Space, due to its awesome atmosphere and tension, Alan Wake, as it is an almost perfect mixture of action, mood, story and horror, Sanitarium, because of the demented story and characters, and Left 4 Dead, for the cooperative experience.

My next one will be possibly Amy, Siren Blood Curse or an indie horror game like Lone Survivor.

#41 Posted by IBurningStar (2190 posts) -

It takes a lot for a game to get under my skin. Pretty much Silent Hill, Amnesia, and Siren are the three that have gotten to me. And they didn't do it just by a little bit. They fucked my shit all up.

#42 Posted by StarvingGamer (8558 posts) -

Horror anything fucks me up real bad. Like, extreme paranoia even in broad daylight bad. Sometimes for years. There was some scary movie I watched as a kid and I can't remember shit about it but it caused me to suffer anxiety ridden flashbacks for about a decade. It doesn't even matter if it's horribly done. Like remember that movie about the ghosts and like there's the girl in the bathroom washing her face but she can't see the hot dead naked ghost girl sitting in a pool of ghost blood in the tub? To this day I still have difficulty closing my eyes when I'm taking a shower because I'm afraid that some shower ghost is going to be there when I open them again.

Fuck, I need therapy or something. Maybe drugs.

#43 Posted by Rattle618 (1456 posts) -

Dead Space was the first scary game that I played and finished, I felt compelled to do so because I heard nothing but good things about it and when I actually started playing it myself I couldnt just leave it unfinished. But it made me sweat like a motherfucker.

Dead Space 2 I didnt find scary at all, except maybe a few moments (still a great game though).

My biggest achievement is Amnesia though, I had to play it in 15 minute chunks, but I got through it. It remains one of my greatest game satisfactions.

#44 Posted by kon1312 (52 posts) -

@seannao said:

...Played all the Penumbra games. They were all masterfully done...

I don't know what it is, but those games didn't scare me at all....liked the puzzels though.

#45 Posted by Jaqen_HGhar (963 posts) -

I am very bad with horror games, as well as horror movies actually. But that is mostly because of the fucking jump-scares. I hate that. Games like Eternal Darkness, which rely more on atmosphere and such to get you scared, that I can do. Sometimes. I love to read scary stories though. And I did manage to get through things like Thief, Bioshock, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and a few other games where the horror isn't actually what is in focus.

#46 Posted by BigSocrates (409 posts) -

I don't like horror games, never have. I've bought some and played some but I don't think I've beaten one other than RE1 and 2, and those are campy more often than they are scary. I can play any horror game if there's someone else in the room, but alone I just tense up and stop having fun, and I don't know many people who want to play/watch horror games.

This extends beyond pure horror games though to basically anything scary in any way to the point where I don't like the ghost houses in Super Mario World, though obviously I can play them. I also don't like how in many games you go from nice surroundings to horrible stuff as the game advances. Uncharted 1 was a decent example of this. Why do so many bosses live in decrepit castles with blood on the walls? Pamper yourself. Make me come get you on a tropical island base!

#47 Posted by SlasherMan (1725 posts) -

@kon1312 said:

@seannao said:

...Played all the Penumbra games. They were all masterfully done...

I don't know what it is, but those games didn't scare me at all....liked the puzzels though.

First and third were fairly dull, but Black Plague was excellent. Not necessarily as much horror in the horror department as say Amnesia, but still a great game.

#48 Posted by SlasherMan (1725 posts) -

@Jaqen_HGhar said:

I am very bad with horror games, as well as horror movies actually. But that is mostly because of the fucking jump-scares. I hate that. Games like Eternal Darkness

#49 Edited by Chris_Ihao (102 posts) -

The best example of horror in a game must be Project Zero in my opinion. My heart honestly raced whenever I sat and played that alone on my ps2. A friggin' camera doesnt make me feel safe, and the haunting sounds in that terrible house, added with a horrible story, played tricks on my mind. I remember whenever the control started pulsating, indicating that there is a malignant or non-malignant ghost is close, I almost hit pause and quit every time.

I also stopped playing Clive Barkers Undying many years ago. The whole setting totally freaked me out and I felt so puny compared to the enemies.

#50 Posted by Hailinel (25205 posts) -

It really depends on the game. The Fatal Frame series and the better Silent Hill games scare the piss out of me, but I found Dead Space boring and couldn't bring myself to play it very much at all.