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'Home' is a pixel-art horror adventure game from Benjamin Rivers

Jordan Mallory

We've got a bit of a penchant for the macabre here at Joystiq, and as far as we're concerned, horror themes are drastically underrepresented in both adventure games and pixel art. It's a massive oversight in the industry, but one-man indie development studio Benjamin Rivers may fill that esoteric void in our blackened little hearts with Home, a "unique horror adventure."

In Home, players wake to find themselves trapped in a strange and mysterious house, with no recollection of how they got there, or who put them there. Beyond its charming aesthetic, Home's main selling point is its dynamic plot, which is said to unfold in a myriad of different ways, depending how the player completes certain tasks, and in what order. No word yet on platform, price or anticipated release date, though we suspect a PC/Steam release to be most likely. Consider our interest thoroughly piqued.%Gallery-137330%

A Texas native, Jordan spends the majority of his time writing articles and being broiled alive by the hateful sun. Like all other great men, Jordan is extremely humble regarding his abundant excellence and devastating good looks. When able, he enjoys spending time at his local arcade

By night, Jordan takes his reckless disregard for the haters public by spitting sick verses under the Hip-hop pseudonym JPHONIC. He is also the lead singer and songwriter for folktronica duo Maniac Robot, whose debut EP Superior Vena Cava is now available for zero dollars.