With Until Dawn from Supermassive Games and SCE set to release on the PS4, it seems like a good time to go over a list of horror movies that would translate well into the world of interactive entertainment.

For those of you who don't know, Until Dawn is a survival-horror game that's a bit like Heavy Rain mixed with a point-and-click adventure game. Players explore, examine, run, hide and fight their way out of dangerous situations. The whole game is a throwback to classics slasher films from the 1980s. Borrowing such obvious inspiration from the old horror flicks, it got us thinking: why not run through some ideas of what some of the classics in the horror genre could be like re-imagined as video games for today's generation? So without further ado, here's a list of 10 classic horror movies that need game adaptations ASAP.

The Collector
Whether you like the movies The Collector and its gruesome sequel The Collection, you have to admit that the concept of trying to escape from a deranged collector who traps people in a booby trapped location has a lot of promise for a game. Some people might assume “Isn't this just another torture porn exercise like SAW?” to which I say, no. The Collector as a game would be more platform-friendly as opposed to the adventure-puzzle route that Konami took with SAW. Imagine a game where you disarm traps, dodge deadly blades and avoid being strung up using Assassin's Creed or Prince of Persia-style parkour. Puzzles could be offered aplenty, as well as the option to pick and choose what you bring with you for each level, having different inventory items help or hinder you depending on the level layout. Oh yeah, and procedurally generated traps are a must!

Child's Play
One of the classic horror movies from the late 1980s is Child's Play, a game about a killer who possess the body of an ugly little doll named Chucky. While a game like Lucius might work as the perfect template for Child's Play, it seems like a game like this would work even better if players took on the role of a babysitter who is tormented by the demonic doll. What would be even better is if you have to product another small child from Chucky, adding an extra layer of tension and suspense to the gameplay. Players would have to watch every corner and keep an eye out on every hallway, similar to Scott Cawthon's Five Nights at Freddy's. A flashlight and baby monitors would be the only tools available to defend yourself. Jump-scares galore and limited mechanics would make this ripe for YouTube virility.

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