As a gamer, it’s hard to forget the first game that freaked you out badly. Do you recall the first time a game freaked you out?
Yes in the early 80's on the Atari 5200. Unknown to me at the time the game Rescue on Fractalus had a jump scare. Pretty much a non-thing in gaming back then. The scare happens when the person your rescuing is running towards your ship. Most of the time when the scare is about to happen the person you're picking up looks green skinned, but on rare occasions the skin looks normal and the jump scare happens anyway. The first time it happened to me happened to be a time when it looked like a normal human running to my ship. The scare came out of no where and nearly made me fall out of my chair as I let out a high pitch scream. It seems silly now but when you're a kid in the dark at 2am with the volume on the TV blaring loudly it gets you. https://www.youtube.com/wat...
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San Andreas when I discovered the cheat code for the jetpack
Project Zero (Fatal Frame in other regions) for me... THAT really got under my skin.
Tomb Raider 2... On PS1... Those damn Tigers. It was the only game I refused to play at night. Resident Evil 3 and Condemned got me as well, and the original Slender freaked me out. Other than that, not much got to me.
Resident evil 1 when spider jumped off ceiling
Resi 1 dogs through the window is the one I remember the most.
Friday the 13th for NES... having Jason sneak up on you from behind in one of those cabins freaked me out as a kid. But then it wasn’t until the original Silent Hill that I understood gaming horror... that game was nuts the first time playing it
Definitely the Mortal Kombat 4's pit scene (that "continue" screen when you lose).
Shadowgate on the NES the music when your torch is running out. https://www.youtube.com/wat...
On Amstrad CPC a 3D Alien game you had those red n blue glasses on.
Yea the year was 96 and the game was Resident Evil. When you walk up on your first zombie and the camera zooms in on his face ..I lost my shit!
Cousin showed me the ending to Postal when I was about 7. First time I had seen anything demonic in nature I'm pretty sure.
First time I played Silent Hill 1 when I was like 6 or 7, when you suddenly get attacked in the intro with no weapons I ran to to my PS1 and turned it off before the game could kill off my character.
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