What makes a game scary? Is it surprises? Is it gore? Is it psychological? Well, yes, it's psychological. It's all psychological. Psychology is largely the study of fear. Just as all crime eventually boils down to theft (theft of property, theft of peace of mind, theft of life, etc.) so, too, all the study of psychology boils down to the study of fear.
Next Car Game: Wreckfest, WoW, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, Legend of Grimrock II, 7 Days to Die, Your Forum Threads and More! This week Shawn, Elysium, Julian and Allen go deep on GWJ forum threads.
After the bump you'll find the final list of GWJ donors. From here on out if you're supposed to be on the list but for some reason not, I'll add you directly to this list instead of posting a new one.

I Can't Quit You Baby

... But I Gotta Put You Down For A Little While I was somewhere around the Rail Nomads Camp on the edge of the Wasteland when the bugs began to take hold. The framerate dropped to a slow chug. The camera started freewheeling.

October 27 - November 2

I know a lot of people probably think I'm crazy, but the morning after an 800 mile, 14 hour car trip, I feel pretty good. I'm not saying I want to, but I could turn around and drive all the way back today and it wouldn't be that bad.
Extra Life

Extra Life 2014 is OVER!

UPDATE: Extra Life 2014 is over! Sort of. While the majority of the twenty-four hour marathons are over, the event itself is run loosey-goosey enough that anyone wanting to stream on another day or in separate parts are permitted. In addition, donations are taken throughout the rest of the year.
Sponsored By: Antichulius Blink Review What if Microsoft Paint was a really dark, desolate place featuring a lot of nudity and overwrought dialogue? DeviantArt is a good guess, but actually it's The Void. The Long-Sleep Review The part of Mysteriously Whispering Naked Lady Narrator (MWNLN) will be played by Keira Knightley with laryngitis. Narrator 2 will be played by Lord Voldemort.
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, Ultimate General: Gettysburg, Offworld Trading Company, The Long Dark, Special Guest C.J. Kershner From Ubisoft, All About That Loot, Your Emails and More! This week Shawn, Elysium and Julian are joined by Ubisoft's C.J. Kersher to talk about loot!

Mall Raiding

It's fashionable to hate GameStop, and I can't deny there are a few good reasons for it. One of the things I love about GameStop, though, is the opportunity it affords spelunkers. A man with five dollars in his pocket and an hour to kill can find some marvelous tombs to raid.

October 20 - October 26

I'm really not sure what to make of Beyond Earth. I think I still feel a little burned from when Firaxis released a revamp of Colonization, and I ended up playing it for about 15 minutes.