(Gore) Eight friends are trapped with a masked killer in a mountain retreat. Exclusive to the PS4, Until Dawn is essentially an interactive slasher flick, filled with quicktime events and jump scares. Starring Hayden Panettiere.
The sequel to the hit indie horror game is already available for Windows. Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 features new mascots. Also your room has no doors. Thankfully you have other means of surviving, such as a Freddy Fazbear head.
(Gore) Analog synth maestros FartBarf’s horror music video for Homeless in Heathrow about an innocent looking seductress psychopath should simply be retitled Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s a Serial Killer.
IKEA Singapore pays tribute to Stanley Kubrick’s classic horror film The Shining, following a child on his tricycle as he winds his way through the store. This confirms what we already knew – shopping at IKEA can be the stuff of nightmares.
It is said the eyes are the windows to the soul, and the late, great director Alfred Hitchcock had quite a way with eyes. Though most of the peepers shown in Kogonada’s tribute to Hitch reveal dark, disturbed and fearful souls behind them.
In Ryan Patch’s taut short film, a father and son must deliver an offering of items to a mysterious creature. Despite its minimal budget and lack of visual effects, the effective use of sound and lighting makes for an incredibly tense setting.
A point-and-click horror game where you play a security guard at a children’s restaurant. You only have a limited amount of electricity, and everything you do – e.g. keeping your door locked – consumes power. Dude, just build a door.
A new Silent Hill game was revealed through an unassuming horror mini-game for the PlayStation 4. The game’s ending reveals that Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro are working on Silent Hills, which will star Norman Reedus.
A recent medical school grad takes a position at a mental institution and gets himself into a creepy jam in Brad Anderson’s Edgar Allen Poe-inspired Stonehearst Asylum; with Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley.
(NSFW: Language) This crowdfunded short film by Mitch Cohen tells the tale of a terminally-ill, introverted nerd who manages to rise to the occasion during the zombie apocalypse, to become the greatest zombie assassin ever.
Sculptor turned baker Annabel de Vetten is known for her morbid and horror-themed creations. She said she’s often asked what’s inside her decorated cakes, and what they taste like. This is Annabel’s answer.
An illustrated psychological horror game, inspired by the developer’s own struggles with mental illness, in which players wake from their sleep into their nightmares. Coming Fall 2014 to PC, Mac, Linux and Ouya. Recent footage here.
DM Pranks’ freakish killer clown is back to torment passersby with more horrific and creepy sights. In all honesty, if someone in a clown suit came running after us with a live chainsaw, we’d shoot first and ask questions later.
(Gore) Based on the book series, Guillermo Del Toro’s upcoming FX show looks darker and more horrific than other vampire shows, thanks to the parasitic nature of Del Toro’s bloodsuckers and decided lack of sexytime.
Eli Roth has stated that his film is a rant against slacktivism. It takes more than ideals and a smartphone to change the world. Though being the first to film a tribe only to portray them negatively isn’t something to be proud of either.
(Gore) A guy dressed as a creepy clown messes with people’s heads (and smashes some too) as he pulls a series of pranks that would quickly get him arrested, tazed or shot by cops if he did this anywhere near where we live.
In Eli Roth’s The Green Inferno, a group of student activists travel to the Amazon to save a tribe from extinction. When their plane crashes in the jungle, they become food for the very same tribe. So… mission accomplished?
(Gore)Robert Jones created this compilation of some of the best, bloodiest and scariest moments in the history of horror, accompanied by the catchy pop strains of Muse’s Panic Station (which coincidentally sounds a whole lot like Thriller.)
This upcoming sci-fi survival horror game SOMA takes place in a remote undersea research facility in which machinery begins to think that it’s human. Coming to PS4 and PC in 2015. Early gameplay teaser here.
A woman sees something in the dark. David Sandberg won Best Director at this year’s Bloody Cuts Horror Challenge for Lights Out. In other words: this is freakin’ scary. We had to mute the sound just so we could finish it.
(NSFW: Gore, Language) Meat Loaf rocks a mustache while attempting to manage a snooty performing arts camp being stalked by a musical-theatre hating, blood-thirsty killer, in Jerome Sable’s future camp classic Stage Fright.
A widow’s son insists that the monster in his recurring nightmares is real. One day a book about that monster turns up in their house. The Babadook is an offshoot of writer and director Jennifer Kent’s short film Monster.
TWD is coming back soon enough, but meanwhile let’s cherish the genre and enjoy David Freyne’s creepy short film about a mysterious outbreak, a woman in a hospital and the terrifying bedlam that led her there. (Thanks Badu!)
We don’t know if Devil’s Due will be a film for the ages, but their promotional campaign will be logged in the annals of history. Enjoy as a robotic devil baby in an RC stroller scares the bejeezus out of New York passersby. (Thanks everybody!)
At the risk of spoiling the ad, we’d rather you not watch this if you don’t like or if your heart can’t take surprises. Seriously. Japanese tire maker Autoway could literally lose a few customers with this commercial.
A rookie postman’s first stop turns out to be quite an unsettling affair when the young girl who receives him at their door relays her family’s tragedy. An adaptation of H.H. Munro’s short story The Open Window.