Horror Video Games: Essays on the Fusion of Fear and Play
McFarland, Sep 15, 2009 - Games - 310 pages
In this in-depth critical and theoretical analysis of the horror genre in video games, 14 essays explore the cultural underpinnings of horror's allure for gamers and the evolution of "survival" themes. The techniques and story effects of specific games such as Resident Evil, Call of Cthulhu, and Silent Hill are examined individually.
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Review: Horror Video Games: Essays on the Fusion of Fear and PlayUser Review - Jonathan - Goodreads
Interesting theories regarding horror games. I just wish there was more depth and less attention to the media effects argument. Read full review