Scare Tactics

Posted: August 9, 2012 by Jason M Green in Video Games
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Jason M Green

By Jason Green

Survival horror games haven’t been prevalent for quite some time.

Well, on consoles that is.

The last game that legitimately scared me was Dead Space. The sequel, much like the sequels to the Resident Evil games, delved into a more action oriented approach.

On PCs, however, there are a few games that are still considered horror games, and one of them is called Slender.

Slender is, by far, one of the scariest games I’ve played. The concept is extremely simple. You start out in the woods, with just a small flashlight, and are tasked with collecting 8 ripped pages  before the Slender Man comes and kills you.

With each page you collect, he gets faster and faster. You never know where he’s going to end up, whether it by around the corner, several feet behind you, or right next to you.

The scares come from the element…

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