The games take different approaches to the horror game genre, but both are informed by their love for slasher flicks.
The new action-thriller from Tango Gameworks uncovers universal themes by embracing cultural specificity.
Two games. Two foxlike creature-heroes. Vastly different outcomes.
The eternal conflict: Play horror straight, or play it up for campy laughs? Village tries to have it both ways, with mixed results.
The game bounces wildly between violence and wry humor, with some dark and harrowing commentary. And it’s certainly worth your time.
Putting aside the game’s bugs and issues, the underlying themes speak to the fears and worries of a time gone by—not that we’ve moved past them all.
Developer Ubisoft points the finger at the underlying causes in the game, but stops short of naming and shaming. Because it’d have to shame itself, too.
Upgraded graphics and animations are a breath of fresh air, but old story tropes hold this remake back.