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Polybius Conspiracy Hits Kickstarter

by Eileen Cruzon May 20, 2015
In any medium, there are tales and mysteries that boggle the mind. Many are false, but there are a few that true that make you wonder how it ever could have happened. For video games, this is no different. There are tales and legends that have come from numerous generations of consoles and handhelds, but […]

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Gaming: The Harbinger of the Singularity?

by Eileen Cruzon April 6, 2015
Is AI learning from human input and interaction? Will this bring our Robot Overlords to power? Don’t want the lesson? Skip to The Conspiracy! Defining the Singularity Singularity – The advent of Artificial Intelligence that exceeds that of its human creators. Along with becoming smarter than humans, these computers and machines also gain sentience and break […]

Playing Paranormal: Pyramid Head

by Eileen Cruzon September 18, 2013
Playing Paranormal is the latest feature here at Paranoid Gamer. The idea is simple: to profile all of our favorite video game monsters/creatures and the creative minds behind them. For our inaugural episode we’re profiling one of the greats, one of the most iconic creatures from gaming’s past: Pyramid Head. Pyramid Head makes its first […]

Paranormal Profile: Banshee

by Eileen Cruzon May 25, 2013
The Banshee is a creature of legend in Irish folklore. It is said to be a fairy woman that visits people, foretelling their deaths. Banshees are known for their blood curdling shrieks that are said to be heard near someone who is going to die soon. Banshees aren’t necessarily evil, at least not the Irish […]

Paranormal Pitstop: St James’s Palace

by Eileen Cruzon May 11, 2013
Constructed between 1531-1536 and commissioned by King Henry VIII, St James’s Palace was built upon the site of the former leper hospital in dedication to Saint James the Less. It is said to be haunted by the ghost of Joseph Sellis, Valet to Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, who himself was the brother of George […]

Paranormal Pitstop: Whaley House

by Eileen Cruzon May 8, 2013
Considered by Time Magazine to be the most haunted house in America, Whaley House was home to a countless amount of people, and has experienced much activity in its history. The Whaley House was built in 1857 by Thomas Whaley, who was a wealthy businessman. Located in San Diego, it is perhaps one of the most […]

Paranormal Profiles: Onryo

by Eileen Cruzon May 4, 2013
In our newest paranormal feature we will be taking a look at various creatures and spirits who are not altogether of this world. Gathered from various sources of mythologies and sightings, these are the things that go bump in the night. First up: the Japanese vengeance spirit Onryo. Discuss on our forums

Paranormal Pitstop: Charleville Castle

by Eileen Cruzon May 3, 2013
Built in Ireland around 1798, Charleville is a castle with a colorful history behind it. In fact, even the grounds that it was built upon have a history of their own. It is surrounded by an old forest that once belonged to the druids, ancient priests that to this day remain largely a mystery. Some […]

Can you see more?

by Eileen Cruzon March 20, 2013
For the majority of the population, the world is a rich visual palette that gives depth and texture to the things we see around us. The panoramic explosion of color in a a fireworks display, the muted tones at a formal gathering, or the riot of hues on display at a Mardi Gras celebration, these […]

Oh what a feeling!

by Eileen Cruzon February 4, 2013
Empathy is the “intellectual identification with or vicarious experiencing of the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of another.” But claims exist that some individuals take this innate human capacity a step further into the paranormal, and are able to precisely synchronize their emotional state with that of another person, or alternatively, project their own emotions onto […]

Paranormal Pit Stop: Goulburn Orphanage

by Eileen Cruzon January 4, 2013
Opened on March 17th, 1912, this children’s home would be housing roughly 2,500 male orphans over the course of 66 years. Despite being a children’s home most of the boy’s residing at St. Johns where not victim’s of deprived parental care; as about 5% belonged to very poor families who couldn’t watch over their children. […]

Do you sense what I sense?

by Eileen Cruzon December 11, 2012
Human beings have evolved a highly sophisticated capacity to receive and process information from their surrounding environment. While most of us take our traditional five senses for granted, there are individuals who function with fewer than five, yet what they are able to achieve with the senses they do possess borders on a precociousness that […]