Melody Lee

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Wander an Extremely Creepy School in the Terrifying Horror Classic

Wander an Extremely Creepy School in the Terrifying Horror Classic “White Day”

It’s Horror Week on (The) Absolute! We’re reposting some of our spookiest, creepiest recommendations every day leading up to Halloween. Enjoy! In celebration of Halloween, I managed to get ahold of a copy of White Day: A Labyrinth Named School. The title sounds innocuous enough, but it’s one of those Internet legends about a horror game…

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“Forever” Is the Job That Never Ends

As people gear up for the long weekend ahead, just remember: not everyone gets the day off. And for some people, the work never ends. Welcome to Forever, an odd game about working the check out at a supermarket where scanning the items produces not the price but the message “and forever.” Objects are bulky and…

“#Notifications” Seeks to Create Empathy for Victims of Online Harassment

Online bullying is a sensitive issue, so it seems only inevitable that someone attempt to recreate the experience through a short indie game. Designed to encourage empathy for victims, #Notifications walks you through a few days in the life of @meta_social, a self-described social justice mage who occasionally expresses “sometimes interesting” views. Your first tweet–excuse me,…

Experience the Pain All Cat Owners Know in
Experience the Pain All Cat Owners Know in “My Garbage Cat Wakes Me Up at 3 AM Every Day”

If you’re the kind of person who craves realism in their video games, then look no further. My Garbage Cat Wakes Me Up At 3AM Every Day–no summary really needed–is the realest game that has ever or will ever be made. We’ve recommended a game that explores the pros of cat ownership, but everyone knows that…

Can You Handle the Pressure of Launching an
Can You Handle the Pressure of Launching an “ICBM”?

Nuclear weapons. DEFCON. ICBM puts you in the shoes of First Lieutenant Derek Evans, an officer who finds himself manning the desk and waiting for word from his superiors. With the push of a button he can launch missiles across the world and start utter devastation… ICBM boasts ultra-realism (scholars of this time period might predict…

“Baba Please Don’t Eat Me” Updates the Formula of Witch-Eats-Child in Unexpected Ways

The title and opening screen make it sound like a horror game, but to my surprise, Baba Please Don’t Eat Me is actually quite funny. A young boy approaches the mysterious and hungry Baba Yaga for reasons of his own. Impatient, she threatens to eat him unless he makes  himself useful…so he does, plugging the router…

For the Love of God: Pass Judgment Over Sinners According to the Ten Commandments
For the Love of God: Pass Judgment Over Sinners According to the Ten Commandments

In the tradition of, but not nearly so dark as, Papers Please comes For the Love of God, the story of an ordinary bureaucrat in Heaven forced to decide whether to send people to heaven or hell. But rather than using their own judgment, this bureaucrat must rely on the 10 commandments. Listen, you might have been…