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Nightmare Fuel / BloodRayne

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While BloodRayne is not a survival horror game, it has so many horror elements and extreme violence that could fill gallons of Nightmare Fuel.



  • Rayne's daddy dearest Kagan. He is a vampire lord who raped Rayne's mother just to give birth to a Dhampyr child and then murdered every single one of her relatives. What makes this truly twisted is that Kagan does it as official policy for any of his children, so they wouldn't have any other family to turn to but him. The only reason Rayne didn't join his family was because a kindly scientist took her up and raised her as his child. What does Kagan do when he finds said scientist though? He beats him to a pulp, tears out his intestines and chokes him with them.
  • Right in the first level, Rayne has to infiltrate a ball party being pulled by Zerenski, which has invited several wealthy guests such as executives, mobsters, politicians and etc. And then Zerenski has everyone in the party killed. You don't see the slaughter happening (only its aftermath), but you hear the people screaming over the radio while you are unable to do anything about it.
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  • Some of the finishing moves in the game are so gruesome that they wouldn't be out of place in Mortal Kombat.
  • The Shroud. For starters, its a substance created from the bodies of homeless vagrants and street walkers which we see its development production (their bodies are grind through machinery until they are liquid) and turned into a gaseous form that when released into the air allows vampires to walk unharmed during daylight. That on itself is bad enough, but the Shroud also causes some aberrant effects on nature: plants and trees wither and burn, while animals are mutated by it, though thankfully we don't see any of them. Judging the effect it has on insects (read further down) it must probably not be very pretty.
  • If you thought Hedrox was horrifying, just look at the new vampire enemies introduced in the second game:
    • Brutes (pictured above) are horribly mutated feral vampires of great strength, size and ferocity serving as Boss in Mook Clothing. Their brutality is displayed in "the Dawn of the Vampiric Age" cinematic, where they tear down people as if they were made of paper.
    • The Foremen are also equally mutated and implacable, only they are dressed in industrial clothing and use large hammers as weapons.
    • The biggest example (quite literally) is Slezz, an monstrously-inhuman vampire living in the sewers said to be from an ancient breed referred as Babylonian Winged Shakab. One of her attacks includes shooting acid out of her breasts and in order to beat her, Rayne has to blow up her belly, enter inside her and destroy her heart from within. While she is a very easy to beat boss, it doesn't make her appearance any less disgusting. Also, there is the fact that Slezz refers to Kagan as "my love", the implication being that Kagan probably mated with ''that''.
  • When you visit the Twisted Park, you see several corpses on display that are inexplicably twitching, which freaks Rayne out. Then several insects burst out from the corpse, forming The Worm That Walks enemy, that is completely invulnerable to attacks and can only be warded off with fire.
  • One of the deleted enemies of the game was the Roach Queen, a dead woman who controlled the insects in the Twisted Park and was supposed to be a boss fight, but got cut due to time constraints. Its probably fortunate for gamers with entomophobia that they never go to fight this.
  • The dissonant soundtrack played during the final level is very unnerving to say the least.

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