The Top 20 Most Depressing Video Games of All Time

Gerald Lynch Features, Gaming, Round ups, Tech Digest news 163 Comments

Video games. We play them because they are fun. But are they always happy? No. Not by a long, long shot. Here Tech Digest run-down the top 20 most depressing video games of all time, depressing not because they…

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Korea/Japan Week: Manhunt The Musical?!

Stuart Dredge Gaming, Korea/Japan Week

the-victim-musical.jpgWhy isn’t Andrew Lloyd-Webber writing musicals about serial killers stalking and killing people in a gruesome way? The heady mix of slaughter and showtunes would pack in the crowds. Possibly.

That’s what came to mind when I spotted this poster for a South Korean musical called The Victim. Judging by the poster, it’s more than a little influenced by games like Manhunt and Silent Hill. Survival horror hits the stage? Sounds like a good idea to me.

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Gordon Brown wants Citizen's Jury to discuss game violence

Stuart Dredge Gaming

gordon-brown.jpgGun-toting teenage gangs on the streets of Liverpool? You could blame Manhunt 2 and Grand Theft Auto, or you could look at the wider issues around Britain’s emerging gang culture, look at how the adults who arm these children are getting hold of drugs and guns, before tackling the socio-economic reasons why so many kids are turning to petty crime in the first place.

Anyway, Gordon Brown is plumping for Plan A…

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