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Posts tagged “Apostrophe”

Multimedia Nightmares: Sylvio 2 Kickstarter

Sylvio [official site] is my favourite horror game of 2015. The story of a young ghost-hunter who travels through an abandoned park collecting EVP recordings, it's creepy, unusual, and entirely devoid of jumpscares and gore. Sylvio relies on great audio design and a weirdly vague and unnerving story to make a home under your skin. It deserved to be a word of mouth success in…

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GhostBuskers: Audio Horror Game Sylvio Has a Demo

Sylvio [official site] is my favourite horror game of 2015. It's a quiet game, set in an abandoned park where the sky runs red, and you'll spend the majority of the playing time straining to hear voices in the static. Sylvio, you see, is a game about electric voice phenomena and its central scares are based around a tape deck, on which recordings made in…

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Feature: Phenomenal

Sylvio review

Horror fans are poorly served and many, myself included, are gluttons for punishment. I try so many Slender-likes hoping to find a creepy idea or one good scare. It's the same in film as in games – I soak up exorcisms and found footage hoping to be spooked or unnerved, and usually walk away disappointed or disgusted. It makes me very happy to say that…

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