Welcome back, gamerfriends! This article may have come to you a bit late, because all this time, I've been stuck in strange parallel universes and worlds where up has no meaning. Today, we're talking about horror and other worlds that exist both inside and outside our thoughts and imaginations. Hang on to your hats. And your sanity scores.
Horror and Fantastic (and Horrific) Worlds
One truth that horror holds dear to its heart is this: the mind is a powerful thing. It can push and pull us in any number of directions, and bend reality on a whim. There’s no better example for this than the oft-written about Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem
. The title alone hints that you can expect to see your most realistic and sensible thought processes go bye-bye long before the actual physical baddies rush in and pound your head into mush; I won’t bother to list down the fun and surprising sanity loss effects in the game because you are truly better off experiencing them yourself. The sheer creativity of it all never fails to astound me.
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