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Despite recent strife, Atari's 2014 offensive continues with upcoming reveals of new Alone in the Dark and Haunted House games. Both games are coming to PC this fall, and Atari plans to reveal them behind closed doors at next week's PAX Prime conference in Seattle. Alone in the Dark: Illumination...

August 20th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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When Anna launched late last year, it freaked us right out. It's an adventure game soaked with subtle, horrifying moments and disturbing imagery overlaid on a gorgeous Italian countryside – though not everyone agreed with this positive assessment. It was knocked for being too short, too esot...

April 16th 2013 at 9:15pm 0 Comments
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Polarizing horror adventure Anna makes its way to Mac on November 9. Previously released on PC, our snapshot of the game found it "refreshing," but opinions about the game are scattered like arterial spray.Anna is billed as a point-and-click adventure about a "sort of haunted" sawmill. If you're lo...

October 31st 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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There are so many games out there we couldn't possibly review them all. Welcome to Snapshot, where we highlight games that might fall outside our usual coverage but are still something we think you should know about. Don't fool yourself about what type of game Anna is. Though screenshots may deceiv...

October 27th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Indie developers are the starving artists of the video-game world, often brilliant and innovative, but also misunderstood, underfunded and more prone to writing free-form poetry on their LiveJournals. We believe they deserve a wider audience with the Joystiq Indie Pitch: This week, Dreampainters ta...

September 30th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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The horror adventure game Anna launches today on multiple download services (including Gamersgate and Desura). To celebrate that important milestone, enjoy this trailer that starts off pretty serenely before veering into creep-out territory.

September 21st 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Italian horror Anna is coming to Steam September 21, available to download for PC and Mac. Developer Dreampainters originally released Anna on other portals in the summer, but German publisher Kalypso Media is now distributing the game onto Steam with a price tag of $10.The point-and-click thriller...

August 31st 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments