Higurashi When They Cry (ひぐらしのなく頃に) is a horror/mystery media franchise encompassing a series of visual novels, a 2006 anime, live action films and television series, a virtual reality experience in Tokyo in 2018. and now a new 2020 anime remake.
Alone in the dark but you’re not alone. It’s a now-familiar theme in gaming, yet in 1982 the Atari 2600 game Haunted House brought the broadest themes of what is now the survival horror genre to homes.
As my work has taken a decided turn into the realm of computer and gaming history, this is the first of a series of posts looking at computers in media. This time it is the Macintosh computer featured in the 1991 Billy Idol video “Cradle of Love.” Another post about Billy Idol and his album …