Safe Room

Safe Room

Safe Room is your weekly dose of hellish horror video game discussion between hosts Neil Bolt and Jay Krieger, as well as the occasional guest. Art & music created by Matt Jordan (@MattPainte). Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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October 3, 2022 82 min

Happy spooky season everyone! Kicking off the month of October with a new edition of Horror Bytes, the indie horror segment in which Neil and Jay each highlight several bite-sized indie titles. But, in a break from tradition, the fellas are happy to announce their first HB guest, Hurc aka @HorrorVisuals, who joins the show with his own indie picks to chat about this month!


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A surprise mini-episode in which Jay interviews award-winning composer Nainita Desai on her experience composing for Sam Barlow and Half-Mermaid's new game Immortality!


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The Last of Us is undeniably one of the most cinematic games of the last decade, blending stealth action gameplay with the emotionally fraught journey of personable characters in a heartbreaking fashion. And it has already received a remake less than a decade after the original AND a remaster release, which begs the question: Is this necessary?


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September 19, 2022 78 min

This week the guys kick off spooky season with the latest from Jordan King and Torture Star's Night at the Gates of Hell! Come for the discussion on lo-fi poly survival horror, stay for us gushing over the game's love letter approach to Fulci and Italian horror vibes (also Stan's back....Real ones know).


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September 12, 2022 72 min

Horror Bytes lives! This month Neil and Jay each highlight four demos found within the expansive Haunted PS1 Demo-Disc: Spectral Mall!


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September 5, 2022 122 min

For this week's episode, Neil and Jay are rolling up their sleeves with The Gamer.com's features editor and returning friend of the show Andrew King in an attempt to crack the ambitious mystery of Immortality!


Andrew’s Immortality Review and article detailing the issues he found with the match cut system.


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This week Neil and Jay chat about the melancholic cave exploration of Scanner Sombre, the terrifying Scanner Sombre homage LIDAR.EXE, and round out the show chatting about recent Gamescom announcements!


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August 22, 2022 133 min

This week Neil and Jay are joined by the editor-in-chief of Cultured Vultures Jimmy Donnellan to chat about the psychological horror of The Evil Within 2!


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August 15, 2022 138 min

Would you kindly tune in for this week's episode, in which Neil and Jay are joined by writer Michael Pementel to unpack why 15 years later Bioshock remains a remarkable piece of dystopian world building.


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August 8, 2022 85 min

For this week's episode, Neil and Jay are once again joined by game designer and Bloody Disgusting contributor Aaron Boehm to chat about the methodical monster hunting of Hunt: Showdown.


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August 1, 2022 91 min

Horror Bytes returns! Neil and Jay kick off the month chatting about recently released bite-sized horror titles that can generally be completed in less than an hour!


Safe Room is a Bloody Disgusting weekly horror video game podcast with new episodes every Monday on

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July 25, 2022 80 min

This week Neil and Jay rejoin to chat about the latest live-action attempt at adapting Resident Evil, that being Netflix's Resident Evil series. With the show's new characters and ping-ponging between past and present timelines, does the series meaningfully capitalize on this beloved survival horror franchise?


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July 18, 2022 46 min

This week sees yet another edition of Chopping Block, the segment in which one of us picks spooky HW for the other in an attempt to tackle our collectively growing back catalog! And for this edition, Neil has selected Puppet Combo's homage to classic survival horror games and Italian splatter gore cinema with The Glass Staircase!


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July 11, 2022 54 min

This week sees the return of our Chopping Block segment, in which one of us picks spooky HW for the other in an attempt to tackle our collectively growing back catalog! And for this edition, Neil has picked the cinematic and surreal mystery game Virginia from developer Variable State, and we discuss how this horror adjacent title bolsters its personable narrative.



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July 4, 2022 69 min

Gather round, because it's the return of everyone's favorite indie horror segment Horror Bytes, in which Neil and Jay each pick four bite-sized indie horror experiences to chat about. This month’s picks range from a space farming simulator, hunting fleshy mimics with a sledgehammer, an otherworldly high school reunion, and a monochrome homage to Alien. The beauty of Horror Bytes is there’s something for everyone, no matter ...

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June 27, 2022 79 min

In keeping with tradition, Neil and Jay celebrate the halfway point of the year by each picking the five horror games they have enjoyed the most so far in 2022! Some picks are unmissable AAA juggernauts, and some you couldn't be blamed for missing, yet they still deliver memorable horrors well worth your time!



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Continuing with last week's Not E3 episode focusing on the bright, and terrifying, future for horror gaming, Neil and Jay chat about their hands-on time with demos from Tribeca Film Festival and Steam's Next Fest. From the victorian survival horror of Gloomwood to the kick frenzy of Anger Foot to the FMV investigation of Sam Barlow's Immortality, there are plenty of horrors on the horizon to be excited about!


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June 13, 2022 125 min

Just because E3 might not be happening this year doesn't mean there haven't been a number of showcases championing indie and AAA horror games that Neil and Jay aren't itching to flap their gums about. So that's what we're going to do. So enjoy the first (potentially annual/potentially last) Safe Room Not E3 Extravaganza.


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June 6, 2022 92 min

For this month's edition of Horror Bytes - the bite-sized indie horror games show- Neil and Jay explore a new crop of creative horror excursions that run the gamut of found footage cave diving, Victorian dark fantasy, scissor wielding serial killers, and much more!


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For this week's episode of Safe Room, Neil and Jay are joined by writer Brandon Trush to pick his brain about asymmetrical horror games and whether or not Saber Interactives Evil Dead: The Game pushes the genre in a meaningful way!


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Neil - @Nezzko


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