Horror Video Games

Publisher : McFarland

ISBN-13 : 0786454792

Page : 310 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 792 voters

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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