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Definition: a horror game typically made through the RPGMAKER engine, which is based around pixel aesthetics and relatively simple game mechanics. Often Japanese.


Witch's House Game Title Screen
JPN: 魔城の家

In The Witch's House, the young girl Viola visits a mysterious house in the woods. She soon discovers its dangerous nature and must find a way out. But the house is ever-changing, and death could be lurking anywhere... [++more]

Ib Game Title Screen
JPN: イヴ

In the game Ib, a young girl visits an art gallery with her parents. While observing the many exhibits, she suddenly realizes she is alone. And in her search for others, she finds things awry in the gallery... [++more]

Ib Game Title Screen
JPN: マッドファーザー

The game Mad Father follows Aya Drevis, a young girl living in an isolated mansion in northern Germany. Since her mother's passing, she's felt lonely living with just her father and his assistant Maria. What's more, having heard the screams from the basement, she knows her father's secret... [++more]