Guest Post: How Important is Immersion to Horror Games Really?

Check out the post I wrote on horror and immersion in games for GIMMGP!

Games I Made My Girlfriend Play

We’ve got a special treat (no trick) today on GIMMGP: a guest post from Sam of Cheese Toastie and Video Games!  Sam and I have swapped spooky posts this week, so be sure to check for a fresh post from me over on her blog.  Sam is a fantastic blogger, whose work can also be found on United We Game and Geek Force Network.  If you are looking for more ways to scratch that horror itch, be sure to check out her Let’s Play videos featuring both titles from the Amnesia series.

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Image from http://www.amnesiagame.com/#media

What better way to celebrate Halloween than writing about all the things that make us afraid? Other than dressing up like a scary clown and stuffing yourself with candy that you’ve gathered from obliging neighbours of course (am I getting too old for that)? Truth is though, I haven’t really played all that many horror games (at least…

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