Tag Archives: Execution

Horror needs to mature

I’ve never completed FEAR. Well, that’s an understatement to say the least. I’ve never got further than about forty minutes into it. The opening level had me nearly sobbing at my keyboard after the hundredth time something jumped right in my face; ultimately rendering me physically unable to press the ‘W’ key for fear that I might die of shock. And I nearly did die once – that bit in DOOM 3 where a demon bursts out from under some stairs. God. Of course by ‘nearly dying’ I actually mean “letting out a girly scream followed by a pathetic whimper”…

Enemy Territory: Quake Wars

We’re so current here, you know. The cutting edge of games journalism. Fresh, new, so hot right now – that’s what we’re all about, and it’s in this vein that I want to talk about Enemy Territory: Quake Wars. The bleeding edge. Ok, so it’s a game that was released in 2007 – and one that I always had my eye on and never bought for reasons unknown. Anyway, I have it now – a mere two years on, so I’m going to talk about it now. If we pretend it’s 2007 everyone will be happy. OK? ok. I don’t…