Tuesday, February 25, 2020

The Witching Hour #14 – Castlevania: Bloodlines

I am often somewhat torn when discussing retro video games here on The Witching Hour. I do my best to prioritize movies, TV shows...

The Witching Hour- Chilling Adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch: Part...

Many people have issues with their favorite shows being remade into something entirely different. My contribution to the Witching Hour will focus on the...

The Witching Hour #10 – Master of Darkness

If I were to tell you about an 8-bit action-platformer game which puts you against the forces of Dracula, you could be forgiven for...

The Witching Hour #29 – Happy Death Day

Horror is such a wonderfully diverse genre. Whether your tastes run to explicit grisly kills or more restrained psychological manipulation, virtually everyone can find...

The Witching Hour #13 – Unreality TV

Last night on The Witching Hour we looked at the first episode of Angel, a spin-off TV show of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. While...

The Witching Hour #20 – Halloween Forever

I really do not get all of the hate for retro-inspired 2D platformer games. Maybe it is because I grew up with at a...

The Witching Hour #21 – Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon

What a year 2013 was for the Nintendo 3DS system. Beleaguered by a lukewarm launch and a barrage of criticisms ranging from the handheld's...

The Witching Hour #24 – Splatterhouse

Like many old-school gamers, I enjoy my side-scrolling beat-em-ups like Double Dragon, Streets of Rage and Capcom's Final Fight. It is just so satisfying...

The Witching Hour #16 – Neverending Nightmares

When developer Ninja Theory released Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice on the PS4, the game was lauded for its exploration of the protagonist's mental health. Rightly...