Silly headlines aside, Alone is a pretty interesting idea for a game. Currently in development for the Oculus Rift, it looks like it's going to embody the sort of subtle, creeping horror we love best.
The setting is actually a lounge room. When you put the headset on, you'll be transported to a couch where you'll be sitting playing a fictional horror first-person shooter (FPS) video game called The Witching Hour, while a wild, windy night rages outside. Sounds like a lovely evening at home, snug inside, maybe even with a nice blanket tucked around your lap.
Except something's not quite right.… Read more