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have-you-played…-world-of-horror? Rock,Paper,Shotgun

Have You Played… World Of Horror?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time. I am not usually one for horror games. I don’t like jump scares and I prefer my video games to be chill and relaxing instead of stressing me out to high heaven. To be honest, I’m still not sure why I decided to put myself through panstasz’s all-caps World Of Horror last week when the name itself would normally be a big, all-caps “Nope” for me. But it was on Game Pass, and I’ve been mildly intrigued by its 1-bit, Junji…

have-you-played…-she-remembered-caterpillars? Rock,Paper,Shotgun

Have You Played… She Remembered Caterpillars?

She Remembered Caterpillars is a very good puzzle game that combines colours and logic and, yes, squishy caterpillars, with a sweet story about science and parenting. Also mushrooms, sort of. My feelings about mushrooms as a concept are complicated and often fluctuate, so these days if I think about it too long She Remembered Caterpillars is close to being a horror game for me. So let’s not think about it too long. (more…)