Tag Archives: 16-bit

Interview with the Makers of Lamentum: a 16-Bit Horror Story Worth Backing

As a genre, horror’s been done to death, its tropes rehashed to the brink of cliche. But now it’s finding new life in an unexpected place: 16-bit indies. Not too long ago, I reported on Viviette — an unnerving, pixel art possession narrative, and since then, I’ve been on the lookout for similar titles. Recently, […]

DYA Games on Creating a Bone-Chilling 16-bit Horror Story

(This piece has been lightly edited for clarity) We interviewed the developers of Viviette about how they turned thousands of pixels into pure nightmare fuel. Picture this: you’re minding your own business, wandering through a frightening mansion in search of your lost sister, when you spy something lying over in a corner you’re sure was […]