Horror Games

‘World War Z’ Game Available as Free Download on Epic Games Store Until April 2

During the Coronavirus outbreak, many media outlets have been making their content available for reduced prices or even free. Just in case you would like to deal with a more unrealistic outbreak while staying at home for the forseeable future, Epic Games Store is offering the World War Z game for free until April 2.  And the best part is, once you download the game, it is yours to keep.

From today until April 2nd, World War Z is FREE to download and keep FOREVER on the Epic Games Store.

Get it now and experience the latest Crossplay Update, with new weapons and perks, Horde Mode Z improvements, a new mission objective, and more: https://t.co/BPYE5uhdqy pic.twitter.com/vk8WnkFRVM read more

HBO to Develop ‘The Last of Us’ Series

Deadline is reporting that The Last of Us series is in the works at HBO with Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann teaming on the adaptation.

Developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment The Last of Us follows Joel, a ruthless survivor with few moral lines left to cross, lives in one of the last remaining Quarantine Zones. This walled-off, oppressive cities are run by what’s left of the military. Despite the strict martial law, Joel operates in the black market of the city, smuggling contraband for the right price. Joel is asked by a dying friend to look after Ellie, a fourteen-year-old girl with courage beyond her years. What starts out as a simple job to deliver Ellie to another Quarantine Zone, soon transforms into a profound journey that will forever change Joel and Ellie. As they trek across the post-pandemic United States, Joel and Ellie will encounter different factions of survivors that have each found a unique way of dealing with the infected humans, the lack of supplies, and the threat of other survivors. As Joel and Ellie struggle to persevere, they must learn to trust each other and work together in order to survive the realities of this new world. At its core, The Last of Us is about the bond that forms between Joel and Ellie – it is the story of love, loyalty, and redemption. read more

Sony Pictures Unleashes ‘Monster Hunter’ Teaser Posters Featuring Milla Jovovich and Tony Jaa

Pretty soon, the Resident Evil film series won’t be the only thing out there made by Sony Pictures, based on a video game by Capcom, directed by Paul W.S. Andersen, and starring Milla Jovovich. All parties will soon return for a new film based on the popular Monster Hunter game series, and the folks at Sony Pictures have just debuted a first look at the two leads in a series of teaser posters on their official Twitter page:

Choose your weapon. See the Official Teaser Posters for @Monster_Hunter, in theaters this fall. #PAXEast pic.twitter.com/aRt7K9WFwi read more

HNN Coverage of NY Toy Fair 2020: Funko, McFarlane Toys and Others

On Saturday, February 22nd, HNN staff members Larry and Sean invaded the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan once again for New York Toy Fair 2020!  The biggest and most influential brands in the collectible toy industry show off their latest products, and formerly unveil all of their upcoming goodies for the pop culture-consuming masses.  For horror fans, this is their first chance to catch a glimpse of all of the future goriness hitting store shelves in the very near future.   Toy giants like Mezco, NECA, McFarlane Toys and Super7 among many others never fail to impress, and this year was no different. read more

Godzilla-Themed Monopoly and Jenga Crashing into Homes this Spring

Monopoly and Jenga will be adding some monster-sized excitement to their line-up this spring in the form of the atomic breath-spewing creature known as Godzilla.

According to the official press release from “the Op” (the hip new name for usaopoly), “…players will vie to collect iconic kaiju in their familiar settings — such as Rodan on Monster Island (formerly known as Boardwalk) and Mothra on Infant Island (formerly known as Park Place) in order to reign supreme — and will pick one of six collectible movers such Godzilla, Mechagodzilla, and King Ghidorah to navigate the MONOPOLY® game board.” read more

Netflix Sets Release Date for ‘Castlevania’ Season 3

There is no stopping Count Dracula, or movies and television series being made about him either, especially with Netflix’s animated series Castlevania entering its third season set to start streaming on March 5, according to series director Samuel Deats.

The 10-episode third season’s release date was posted via his Twitter page today, see it here:

Castlevania Season 3 is coming back March 5th!! We've been working our butts off on it and I can't wait for y'all to check it out!! read more

Warner Bros. Drops Trailer for R-Rated ‘Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge’ Animated Movie

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has the antidote to the animated Mortal Kombat specials of the 90s that were so kid-friendly, they could have aired directly before and episode of Care Bears. The studio just dropped a trailer for Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge, an R-rated animated retelling of Scorpion’s origin story from the very first game. Even better, the film will feature some serious voice talent, including Joel McHale as Johnny Cage and Dexter star Jennifer Carpenter as Sonia Blade. You can watch the trailer below: read more

‘The Last of Us Part II” Set for Release in February 2020

A post-apocalyptic future is nigh as The Last of Us Part II is set for release on February 21, 2020 per an official announcement during Sony’s State of Play livestream on September 24.

Set in a world overrun by the Infected, humans who were taken over by mutant Cordyceps fungi, The Last of Us Part II continues the story of Joel and Ellie five years after the 2013 original who who come into conflict with a mysterious cult. From beginning to end, it’s a fight for survival and the future of humankind. read more

‘Stranger Things’ Chapter Coming to ‘Dead By Daylight’

The team at Behaviour Interactive once again gives horror fans a reason to rejoice as they have announced a Stranger Things Chapter in Dead by Daylight.

Behaviour describes the new release as:
The Entity descends on the Midwestern town of Hawkins as Stranger Things, the critically acclaimed Netflix Original Series enters the realm of Dead by Daylight. The Chapter introduces a new Killer and two new Survivors to the realm of The Entity: the monstrous, otherworldly Demogorgon is the new untamable Killer. Against it stands not one, but two, new Survivors: Nancy Wheeler, a tough aspiring journalist, and Steve Harrington, a former high school jock with a knack for finding trouble. The Stranger Things Chapter comes with a new map, the Underground Complex. Located below the Hawkins National Laboratory, this grim compound caused an inter-dimensional rift that released dozens of creatures before being sealed off. read more

Gameplay Trailer Revealed for ‘Blair Witch’

Exciting news for horror gamers today as Bloober Team along with Lionsgate Games have released the first official gameplay trailer for the upcoming Blair Witch game.

The trailer gives us a look at some of the gameplay elements of the first-person psychological horror game including exploration, commands, combat, environmental interaction, and of course a taste of how players will interact with the protagonists canine Bullet.

From what we have been able to see so far, the game seems to capture the look and feel of the Blair Witch film, complete with shaky cam. It’s 1996. A young boy disappears in the Black Hills Forest near Burkittsville, Maryland. As Ellis, a former police officer with a troubled past, you join the search. What starts as an ordinary investigation soon turns into an endless nightmare as you confront your fears and the Blair Witch, a mysterious force that haunts the woods. read more