From questionable attempts to bring slashers to Atari, to the groundbreaking Resident Evil, to the much hyped modern game adaptation of Friday the 13th – horror and video games have a mixed history. For years, horror fans have clamoured for a straightforward fighting game featuring their favourite screen killers.
Although both Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees have shown up in Mortal Kombat titles, they’re just the tip of the iceberg in characters that could be adapted to this type of game. Artist Wardell Brown imagined what a fiction game named ‘Monster Bash’ might look like – and we definitely want to try it out.
Gilman, Leatherface, Chucky, King Kong and many more appear on his idea of a mock-up title screen and character designs.