So, you Like Horror? Give These New Indie Games a Try, Then... - February 2022 - Odd Nugget

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You probably won't want to miss these horror games. If you have time to spare, then try these out!


Dream Of The Hikikomori


Dream Of The Hikikomori video game Developed by Sean Whittaker and published by Sean Whittaker

Developed by Sean Whittaker and published by Sean Whittaker

The reverse dating simulator, where you're the waifu!"

Will you escape?! Or will the protagonist get to you first?!"

As you and your weeaboo friends are having a great time hanging out at the anime club suddenly, everything changes for the worst.

While preparing to play a parody visual novel game your friend recommended, appearing onscreen you all spot a mysterious link.

What the barnacle is this?! Let's see what it says...

Waifu simulator, download now.

Suddenly, your friend Akira reaches over and hits download.

No! Stop!" you scream, but it's too late.

From that day forth, you and your group of friends are trapped inside a dating simulator, as the romanceable waifu's. Will you escape and make it back to the real world? Or will the protagonist get to you first?

Visual novel games and dating simulators have been part of otaku culture since long ago. Don't you think it's time to see things from the perspective of the waifu?

This game contains mature subject matter and should not be played by children, or those who are highly sensitive to topics such as violence, sex, or mental health.

Game length: 2-3 hours

Gameplay: Mostly decision menus, however, there are 2 quizzes, and a turn-based fight incorporated into the story.

Endings: There are two main endings to the story. A good ending, and a bad ending.

Dream Of The Hikikomori

Dream Of The Hikikomori video game Developed by Sean Whittaker and published by Sean Whittaker video screen

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Game Found


Game Found video game by Jivapeira

Made by Jivapeira

A video game was discovered on Dark Alleyway St. in Spooky Town. The victims have not yet been recognized, but based on the game's extremely poor condition and scratches on the cover, it seems that the victim was thrown away like an old worn sweater and unfulfilled dreams. According to investigators, the developer is suspected of being involved, and may possibly be a key suspect for leaving the game and attempting to destroy evidence.

Main suspect of a lost video game has been identified, but apparently he does not care!

Game Found

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Haunted Stories


Haunted Stories video game Developed by HAILIGHT STUDIO and published by HAILIGHT STUDIO

Developed by HAILIGHT STUDIO and published by HAILIGHT STUDIO

Haunted Stories is a captivating mix of horror and thriller.

Experience several exciting haunted stories, each telling its own independent storyline.

Each playable story contains its own secrets, game mechanics and puzzles to solve.

The lovingly crafted environments tell their own past and invite exploration and investigation. If you think you know what the real story is, be prepared for surprises and unpredictable twists!

Haunted Stories:

Supermarket:

Experience the point of view of a thief who wants to rob a supermarket. He quickly realizes that something is wrong. Strange apparitions cause him to start having doubts... will he get out in one piece?

Western Town:

During the time of the wild west, a traveler wanted to rest in a town and spend a night. Once there, he notices that it is now a ghost town.

Is there a reason for this?

Creepy Forest:

A person visits his hunter friend in his forest cabin. However, it seems to be abandoned.

As he has begun the search for his friend, more and more questions have arisen.

What happened to the hunter?

More stories to follow during the Early Access phase

Game Information:

There will be at least five standalone stories told until the final version, each containing multiple endings and many mysteries.

Each story has its own protagonist and is set in a different time.

Explore the open areas and look out for clues or traces to find out the true story.

The different locations and the different times of the events, also offer varied and exciting game mechanics.

Each story offers multiple endings. Which one will you experience and will it be the true ending?

Haunted Stories

Haunted Stories video game Developed by HAILIGHT STUDIO and published by HAILIGHT STUDIO video screen

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Content


Content video game Developed by UKZ Arts and published by PsychoFlux Entertainment

Developed by UKZ Arts and published by PsychoFlux Entertainment

Content is a point-and-click horror adventure game. Become Anthony, an influencer looking for content that will make his videos viral. Investigate the cases, combine and use tools to overcome the given challenges. Sometimes you have to use your reflexes to dodge the threat of an unexpectedly attacking creatures.

The fate of the protagonist, Anthony, is in your hands.

Synopsis

Anthony is an influencer and runs a cat channel. One day, he is provoked by his fellow influencer that the cat videos aren't popular anymore. To make matters worse, Anthony is in trouble with the rent being pushed back, so he plans to make a video of a giant insect and make it a success...

Features

Unique scenes that is only possible in point-and-click adventure

Bizarre and interesting events

A different kind of fun from classic adventures through QTE

Unique pixel art style

Content

Content video game Developed by UKZ Arts and published by PsychoFlux Entertainment video screen

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Fears to Fathom - Norwood Hitchhike


Fears to Fathom - Norwood Hitchhike video game by Rayll

Made by Rayll

Fears to Fathom is an episodic psychological horror game where each episode unveils a short story narrated by the ones who survived.

You're browsing the second installment of the Fears to Fathom anthology.

Fears to Fathom : Norwood Hitchhike

In the second episode of Fears to Fathom you play as Holly Gardner, a 19 year old who was driving back home from a gaming convention, as the traffic got horrible she decided to take the long way to avoid the traffic which leads to an unplanned trip to a motel. Little did she know what was going down in the Norwood Valley. She survived as shemade the right choices.

Key Features

Atmospheric environment and photo-realistic graphics.

VHS film aesthetic.

Receive texts from NPCs.

Player voice activity.

Fears to Fathom - Norwood Hitchhike

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Book Hunter


Book Hunter video game Developed by Wolf Games and published by Wolf Games

Developed by Wolf Games and published by Wolf Games

In this third person stealth and adventure game you'll guide ArgentoBOT to explore an abandoned library to collect the treasures which are hiding inside of it. With more than 100 collectibles and many enemies crawling in the shadows, the experience of Book Hunter waves from adventure to stealth, from strategy to horror, but never abuses violence or fear as primary mechanics.

ArgentoBOT units are mechanical scouts which objective is to travel across the universe and collect relics of the ancient human civilization. As they are unarmed, they have to use what they find on the spot to explore the ruins and collecting the survived artworks: books are the most important objects, but even paintings and music are of deep archeological interest.

The player can choose between confronting directly with the enemies or studying their behavior to bypass them. The main objective is to collect the 30 books scattered in the map. All the secondary collectibles belongs to the Public Domain as one of the major purpose of Book Hunter is the transmission of freedom-culture in addition to entertaining. Books in the game are provided as a promotional service for the Italian publisher Argentodorato Editore.

Book Hunter

Book Hunter video game Developed by Wolf Games and published by Wolf Games video screen

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Zombie Carnage 2


Zombie Carnage 2 video game Developed by LNJ and published by LNJ

Developed by LNJ and published by LNJ

Zombie Carnage 2 is a 32 player first person shooter where you will play both as a human and zombie. By killing zombies and infecting humans you will permanently level up, unlock weapons, attachments, zombie classes and more.

Extreme replayability.

More than 7 game modes featured. As a competitive multiplayer with MMO style progression, sky's the limit.

Dozens of weapons. Dozens of attachments.

As you level up, you will unlock new weapons. By using them you will be able to unlock attachments, such as sights, suppressors, compensators, grips, extended mags, different ammo types, stocks and more to customize each weapon to your style.

Sharpen your claws. Find some brains.

When you get infected, you will play as a zombie. Choose among many zombie classes, each with their own strengths and weaknesses

Highly optimized.

Zombie Carnage 2 is a competitive game and we want everybody to be able to enjoy it. You can expect great performance regardless of your PC. The minimum system requirements are needed in order to launch the game.

Zombie Carnage 2

Zombie Carnage 2 video game Developed by LNJ and published by LNJ video screen

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Fathoms of Fear!


Fathoms of Fear! video game by David Mills - Game Developer!

Made by David Mills - Game Developer!

What is it that lurks beneath the waves? Are you brave enough to find out?

Fathoms of Fear!" is a game about survivingthe terrors of the deep and discovering the sunken city of Atlantis! But beware, the creatures at the seafloor are deadly, and horrific monstrosities stalk you at every turn!

The danger is great, but the rewards are untold fortunes... will you recover the sunken treasure, or end up floating on the surface?

Risk it all to find ATLANTIS at the bottom of the sea!

Hide from predators roaming the seafloor, or hunt them with different weapons!

Spooky atmosphere and terrors abound -- what lurks in the dark?

Supports GAMEPAD and MOUSE KEYBOARD inputs!

Available on Windows, Mac and Linux!

Looking for a walkthrough? Check it out HERE

Fathoms of Fear!

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