Death is but a door, time is but a window

FromSoftware have something of a habit of creating worlds filled with darkness and ghosts, desolate spaces still reeling from the aftershocks of horrific events long since passed (as well as their natural creative companion... action-sims starring giant mecha), and 1998's Echo Night is no exception, surrounding leading man Richard Osmond with the spirits of those killed … Continue reading Death is but a door, time is but a window

Nightmare fuel for nightmare fuel

Shadow Tower, FromSoftware's 1998 PlayStation exclusive first-person horror die 'em up released long before we collectively "got" the tense dark fantasy themed games they'd been trying sell us since the original King's Field, is referred to by my son as "The staircase game": It's not because you spend a lot of time trudging up and … Continue reading Nightmare fuel for nightmare fuel