Getting murdered before you’ve even started the game is a strange way to kick off..

It was incredibly controversial when it came out. To the point that it had a parental warning on the home versions! (long before the days of the ESRB).

Truly full of blood, gore, extreme violence, it also had more than a splash of occult goings on. While quite normal now, it was all unheard of in it’s day.

It borrowed heavily from films like Evil Dead & Friday the 13th, though in later games the ice hockey mask started to look more like a skull.

There were several sequels made & even a re-boot recently that stuck to the original, being really gory..


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