Chicago Frights is back this year & in a new location. Leonard Pickel, creator of HAuNTcon, has created a convention in the ChicagoLand area for a rapidly growing haunt community. Last year, Chicago Frights was little known, due to the area not having it’s own haunt convention for so long. This year, more has been developed […]

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Lake Hickory Haunts. The name is known in North Carolina as the most frightening attraction around during the halloween season. It terrifies thousands every October. As we get deeper and deeper into Haunt season here at Designing Fear, we are proud to continue our in depth look at the best haunted attractions worldwide for 2016. Here […]

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Halloween Horror Nights slasher favorite Michael Myers, YEP,  Halloween, is back. and this time, Michael Brings Hell.  …….HE’S back…. First off, did you watch the above trailer? I assume you Did. Good. Now watch this.   YOU SHOULD NOW BE PUMPED AS HELL. It takes putting yourself in the correct frame of mind for anything..And […]

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The first ever year round haunted house in Dubai is a big deal. Yes there are year round haunts here in America, But there hasn’t been one in Dubai… until now. Having a full year round horror attraction in Dubai is big breaking news. The new experience is located within the Dubai Mall. The Dubai mall is […]

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Here it is. In all its’ Walker glory. It is amazing. And it is here to stay. Yesterday we had the opportunity to get inside the brand new AMC’s The Walking Dead Attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood. And to say that it is breathtaking is an understatement. Walker fans worldwide are going to flock to […]

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Everyone is getting excited about The Walking Dead year round attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood opening on July 4th. The amount of work which has gone into making a year round Horror based attraction is staggering. We just recieved some more good news from our friends at Universal. The have released a behind the scenes […]

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The Shallows is not a great film, but its not a bad film either. At all. As a matter of fact, When it comes to shark films, The Shallows is a tense, fright filled fun time you should get out to a theater and see. I love Great White Sharks. And I love Shark films of […]

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  On July 30th & 31st, Midsummer Scream, the largest Haunt Convention ever conceived, is coming to the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach California. It is a festival that has been created out of pure love for the Hauntfreaks and It IS the DO NOT MISS event of the summer. We had the chance […]

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Just announced at E3 here in Los Angeles, Insanity is the only path toward truth! H.p. Lovecraft fans rejoice, The Call of Cthulhu is coming to consoles and PCs’ in 2017!!!!   Publisher Focus Home Interactive and developer Cyanide have given us a trailer which pits a man against the Great Old One. The gaming environments […]

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As part of E3 and it just so happens to be Mr. Jason Vorhees Birthday (thats right… today on June 13, 1946, He was born in the small town of Crystal Lake on to Elias and Pamela Voorhees), Gun media has released almost 5 minutes of gameplay from the new upcoming Friday the 13th game currently […]

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