Interview: From Host to GHOSTS – a new approach to (FMV) videogame horror (part 2)

Jed Shepherd, co-writer of the runaway 2020 horror sensation Host, is dipping his toes into videogames. Bringing live action video to a real time horror concept, he’s looking to change the way we think about Full Motion Video (FMV) games while also helping us sleep a little less at night. Ghosts is currently on Kickstarter and set to come out on all major platforms through Limited Run Games early next year. It will star all five girls from host, with a stellar supporting crew attached as well. We spoke to Jed about the creation of Host, transitioning to videogaming and his views on horror films and videogames. Here’s part 2 of our interview, where we dive deeper into Ghosts and look at horror in videogames. You’ll find part 1 here. Continue reading “Interview: From Host to GHOSTS – a new approach to (FMV) videogame horror (part 2)”

Interview: From Host to GHOSTS – a new approach to (FMV) videogame horror (part 1)

Jed Shepherd, co-writer of the runaway 2020 horror sensation HOST, is dipping his toes into videogames. Bringing live action video to a real time horror concept, he’s looking to change the way we think about Full Motion Video (FMV) games while also helping us sleep a little less at night. Ghosts is currently on Kickstarter and set to come out on all major platforms through Limited Run Games early next year. It will star all five girls from Host, with a stellar supporting crew attached as well. We spoke to Jed about the creation of Host, transitioning to videogaming and his views on horror films and videogames. Here’s part 1 of our interview, looking back at Host and the first steps towards making a new kind of FMV game with Ghosts. You can also find Part 2 here. Continue reading “Interview: From Host to GHOSTS – a new approach to (FMV) videogame horror (part 1)”

Release roundup: Baba Yaga, Conarium, King Arthur: Knight’s Tale & Project Starship X

Where the first two weeks of 2021 were very quiet in terms of new releases, the second half of the month has certainly made up for that. Here are four that perhaps escaped your attention but are well worth checking out. Continue reading “Release roundup: Baba Yaga, Conarium, King Arthur: Knight’s Tale & Project Starship X”