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People like getting scared. It doesn’t matter if the scares come from pranks, thrill rides, books, movies, or games — there’s something just fun about a good fright.

Consider gaming’s rich history of fright fests — it goes from silly games based on slasher films of the 1980s to the more sophisticated, lonely horror of today’s leaders of the field, such as Resident Evil and Silent Hill. And zombie games. Lots of zombie games.

The Bitmob community enjoys its chills as well. The first Bitmob Horror Week features a mix of pieces from the community and the staff. And this is the place to find them all.


Reviews Spotlight: Horror Week Edition – Horror Week edition of Reviews Spotlight

Spotlight: Visual Novels, the Horror of Tank Controls, and Second Life – Horror Week edition of the Bitmob Spotlight

Whoa, Resident Evil is Scary Again – An inside look at The Darkside Chronicles

Win Overlord 2, Be Evil – Give in to evil and win this diabolical game

At Last! My 2009 Video Game-Themed Pumpkin – Bitmob’s Paul Gale shows off his pumpking-carving skills with his New Super Mario Bros.-themed ghoulish gourd

Could’ve Been Awesome: Horror Movie Games – Two games based on horrific films that almost get things right

Looking For Halloween Inspiration? These Game-themed Costumes Can Help – 31 amazing video game costumes

Kratos bites it…on Xbox Live? – Wait, what’s going on here?

Guess Who: Horror Week Edition – Can you guess the horror-themed character? Or are you too scared?

Discussion Topic: Halloween Games Are you planning a Halloween-themed gaming marathon?

The Evil Things We Do – Industry gamers talk about the evil deeds they pull off in games

A Truly Scary Sight – Our Halloween shame

Dead Space 2: Office Space

BioShock 2: The Propaganda of Rapture

Is Your DSi Haunted? Ghostwire Can Help

How Dead Space Destroyed My Soul

Top 10 Video Game Console Costumes

Bitmob’s Halloween 2009 Video Game Pumpkin-Carving Challenge

Things That Make Games Scary

Horror Show: How Games Borrow from Horror and Exploitation

Mobcast Episode 26: The Horror Episode

Silent Hill: A Faithful Haunted House