Marcus Skov

Gaming, OldVenue

What Makes a Good Horror Game?

Gore. Jump scares. Lovecraftian monsters. Creepy music. There are many tropes that make for a terrifying horror game. The feeling of vulnerability and lack of control over what happens next is often part of what creates the most intense and frightening moments in games. Outlast and Until Dawn are two examples where neither offer much…

Gaming, OldVenue

What Makes a Good Horror Game?

Gore. Jump scares. Lovecraftian monsters. Creepy music. There are many tropes that make for a terrifying horror game. The feeling of vulnerability and lack of control over what happens next is often part of what creates the most intense and frightening moments in games. Outlast and Until Dawn are two examples where neither offer much…

OldVenue, TV

Why You Should Become Dependent on Independents

Sale! 60% off, 90% off! Most of us can agree that we love seeing these headings next to the things we want. Be it shirts, the latest Mad Max film or, indeed, video games, there is a certain attraction and satisfaction in knowing that we can shave a fair bit off the original price. It…

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