Let’s take a look at how visual novels handle horror.
Go on a strange, mysterious adventure through an underground bunker while looking for a cure for a deadly disease. You’re surprised that, being far from abandoned, it’s the home of a family of walking, talking skeletons. Point and click your way through scrounging up clues behind their mysterious circumstances and try not to die in the process.
From Skelebun Studios, episode one of Play Dead! was released for last year’s Spooktober jam, with episode two and a voice patch for episode one releasing earlier this year. Follow a rock band as they travel from place to place with their ghost dog Discovery and solve spooky mysteries along the way.
As the chaos and suffering of the pun-demic reign, Ann can’t help but drag more and more into this world of her unintentional making. All because voices in her head have begun to control her every action.
You don’t like aquariums. They freak you out. When it’s your friend’s birthday and everyone else is going to be there, though, you don’t really feel like you have much of a choice. As the sleepover progresses, things start to get a little…strange. Certainly it’s all in your head, though. Right?
Stuck in a small Applachian mining town for a week for your estranged aunt’s funeral, you find yourself at the center of a number of strange occurrences. As you try to unravel the net of mysteries, you find your life and the fate of the entire town, is in danger, and everyone’s fate might be in your hands.