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    J-Horror

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    Horror games influenced predominantly by the look, feel, and themes of Japanese horror cinema, or non-horror games that allude to the cultural horror aesthetic. J-Horror, or psychological horror, is sometimes classified as a sub-genre of survival horror.

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    J-Horror is often synonymous with psychological horror, in contrast to the visceral horror often associated with American horror.

    In video games, J-Horror is sometimes classified as a sub-genre of survival horror, emphasizing psychological horror and a disturbing atmosphere, over the more Hollywood-style action and visceral horror of action-horror games.

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