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eighties horror you might have missed

the texas chainsaw massacre

There are few really good books on 80s horror and this is one of them. This is despite the fact that the only true 80s film it discusses is Friday the 13th (1980). Actually, Shock Value is more about the pre-80s period that recreated horror cinema, and caused an explosion of the genre in the early eighties...

In 1983, Wizard Video started a short-lived division called Wizard Video Games, capitalizing on a brief boom in third-party Atari games that started with Activision's defeat of an Atari lawsuit in 1982 and ending with the the video game crash of 1983. Wizard only managed to release two games, both based on iconic horror films: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Halloween...