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6 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review Subscribe for free Checkpoint is the world’s first fully interactive digital games magazine. Combining the immersiveness and depth of a conventional magazine – Checkpoint’s veteran games writers have contributed to the most respected newspapers, TV channels, games magazines and websites – with the interactivity of a website via embedded video, podcasts and animations, Checkpoint is unique.

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Checkpoint Magazine  |  Issue 24: Horror  


Welcome to Checkpoint and thank you for checking us out!
We are the original feature-led digital, interactive gaming magazine and now we're totally FREE!

The magazine is aimed at any gamer with an interest in gaming, the influences of gaming culture, the impact gaming has on society and, of course, will cover expected content such as reviews, interviews, previews and events.

In this magazine you'll find video, audio and animation built in to give you more ways to interact with the content.

In this issue we look at the impact of horror games and how they've evolved. We'll also look at the way in which horror games have influenced other mediums.
Checkpoint is the world’s first fully interactive digital games magazine. Combining the immersiveness and depth of a conventional magazine – Checkpoint’s veteran games writers have contributed to the most respected newspapers, TV channels, games magazines and websites – with the interactivity of a website via embedded video, podcasts and animations, Checkpoint is unique.

Checkpoint is all about taking an in-depth, entertaining and informative look at the pop-culture phenomenon that videogames have become.

And every monthly issue is now free: create a Pocketmags account (which just requires an email and a password), and you’ll be able to download the app for iOS or Android completely gratis.

Congratulations: you’ve reached your first Checkpoint.
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World’s first fully interactive digital games magazine

World’s first fully interactive digital games magazine and it's free, what is there not to like? Written by veteran gamers with links to podcasts, games and reviews Reviewed mercoledì 12 agosto 2020

Checkpoint Magazine

Great magazine, my kids love it Reviewed mercoledì 6 maggio 2020

Excellent content

Really good content and in-depth articles supported with rich media. Reviewed venerdì 17 gennaio 2020

Informative and different

In-depth analysis and really interesting. This is a magazine for people who want more than just reviews. I love that there are no reviews in this magazine. Reviewed venerdì 10 gennaio 2020

Highly entertaining

Many more articles every month Reviewed sabato 20 luglio 2019

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Checkpoint Magazine Issue 24: Horror.

CHECKPOINT Steve Boxer Editor-At-Large TAP TO PL AY AUDIO WELCOME to the latest issue of Checkpoint Magazine. Be afraid: this issue’s theme is Horror Games. Fear is perhaps the most primal of human e...
RESIDENT EVIL: THE COLOSSUS OF SURVIVAL-HORROR WHEN Resident Evil was released for the original PlayStation in 1996, it was an instant success that was well received by gamers and garnered glowing reviews. But at the time –unaware of Capc...
Dead Space: the peak of horror game per fection? HORROR is a hard thing to get right. When one considers the books, films, television series and games offered up in the name of this genre… well, it’s hard to get excited. The storytellers in...
The true horror of the mundane HORROR games are great. But for me, the real horror experiences I derive from playing videogames – those spine-chilling, heartbeatinterfering moments – come from a different, less obvious sou...
HORROR GAMES: FOREVER MUTATING TO CONFOUND STEREOT YPING THERE’S nothing better for the soul than a good horror game: enjoying a fear-induced adrenaline buzz is a delicious human instinct. Originally, that instinct would have evolved to keep us saf...
FRIENDS WHO SCARE TOGETHER STAY TOGETHER MANY moons ago I had a job at Blockbuster (RIP) and aside from mocking customers who had the temerity to ask if we had Grease 2 (I apologise for dissing your choice in really awful se...