With Classic Doom Re-Releases, A Look at Doom 3’s “Living Soundtrack”

id Software announced at this year’s QuakeCon that the original two Doom titles—the influential first-person shooters that caused more than their share of controversy back in the 1990s—as well as 2004’s sequel/reboot Doom 3 would be released immediately on PlayStation 4, XBox One and Switch. In light of this celebration of the groundbreaking FPS franchise, AIR Entertainment takes a look back at Chris Vrenna, the composer of Doom 3‘s unparalleled “living soundtrack” and the demented music box sounds of American McGee’s Alice. Happy fragging! Chris Vrenna is an American musician…

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Retrospective: Resident Evil 7 VR (psvr).

In the middle of 2018, you’ve likely seen one of the dozens of reviews of Capcom’s 2017 terrorfest Resident Evil 7, so you should have a pretty good idea of how it went.  One of the original survival horror series, Resident Evil has been plagued in recent entries by increasingly convoluted storylines and forced co-op whose AI was about as intelligent as a sponge cake.  Resident Evil 7 stripped things back down to the quiet, creepy isolation of the original title while offering a first-person perspective to shake things up and released…

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PlayStation VR – The Best of Year One.

A year ago today, Sony released PlayStation VR, a major gamble for a console publisher commonly known for giving up on its hardware peripherals – in fact if it weren’t for PSVR, my PlayStation Move controller would still be collecting dust with its nunchuck counterpart and my Wonderbook (remember that?).  Since then, over 100 games have been released for the virtual reality system and more are coming almost every week.  Today I wanted to look back from A to Z at just a handful of the best titles that have…

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My Top 10 Horror Games

I thought I’d put together my own personal top 10 horror games. Now, there is probably a lot more that could have made the list, but I am going on the games that I have played myself over the years (which is scarily a lot in over 30 years of gaming). 10. P.T. The game that never was had to make an appearance somewhere in the list. Within the short Playable Teaser is brought more than its fair share of frights as well as a perfect atmospheric backdrop of a…

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