The PT teaser terrifies the Shacknews video crew

If you missed it earlier this week, the Shacknews video crew played through the PT teaser. The results were terrifying... for Andrew.


On its surface, PT appeared to be just another horror game for PS4. But it quickly grew into something far more explosive, especially for the big twist at the end.

Of course, the PT teaser is totally horrifying in its own right and our own Shacknews video crew thought it'd be something worth running through. This resulted in some pants-wetting terror, especially for our own Andrew Zucoski.

Catch the frightening display in the video below. For more from our video team, be sure to subscribe to Shacknews on YouTube and be on the lookout for our live streams on Twitch.

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    August 16, 2014 11:30 AM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, The PT teaser terrifies the Shacknews video crew.

    If you missed it earlier this week, the Shacknews video crew played through the PT teaser. The results were terrifying... for Andrew.

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      August 16, 2014 3:30 PM


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      August 16, 2014 5:05 PM

      Jeezus, that is terrifying and I was watching it on my One M7... The speakers on this thing made it way more stressful than without!

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      August 16, 2014 5:09 PM

      Watched this the other day and enjoyed it. People love watching others be afraid, so you guys should make this a regular thing. Have Andrew or Sammy play through a scary game. I'd tune in.

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        August 16, 2014 5:43 PM

        They both hate this idea but they are willing for the Shack's enjoyment

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          August 16, 2014 6:52 PM

          Hahaha. Not knowing Andrew, he seemed to be getting genuinely irritated.

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            August 16, 2014 9:45 PM

            You hear him begging to piss for like 40 minutes and I just kept telling him no, which probably doesn't help

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              August 16, 2014 10:28 PM

              Good thing he went before you poked him otherwise I think he would have right there haha.

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          August 16, 2014 7:09 PM

          OK kids! It's time for Siren: Blood Curse.

          - still available on PSN for PS3
          - by the Silent Hill creator
          - the game mechanic involves split screens with parallel POVs played in tandem, which would be even more insane and infuriating playing together as a team.
          - best horror game of the last gen

          (although Fatal Frame or original Siren are scarier)

          I would tune in and sympathize with y'all.

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        August 16, 2014 5:45 PM

        And I mean I love it I just sit there and laugh the whole time

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        August 16, 2014 10:33 PM

        Funny games are great too.

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      August 16, 2014 5:23 PM

      Fatal Frame next please

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      August 16, 2014 5:36 PM

      Absolutely hilarious. Scaring that dude should be a regular feature.

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      August 16, 2014 5:38 PM

      I hope the actual game doesn't have this "timing" crap that you have to figure out. I think it's cool to watch but how the fuck is anyone supposed to figure all this stuff out?

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      August 16, 2014 5:58 PM

      I played today but I guess I'm stuck? All I'm doing is starting over and over again.

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      August 16, 2014 8:22 PM

      Torque Lady Flex, hahahahaha

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        August 16, 2014 9:05 PM

        Was it Torque Lady Flex or Twerk Lady Flex?

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          August 16, 2014 9:39 PM

          Twerk! Hahaha

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            August 17, 2014 3:55 AM

            Ha! I thought it was torque because of the way she was twisting. The nerdiness of it made it funnier

    • DM7 legacy 10 years
      August 16, 2014 8:34 PM

      I've never played a console game that was scary. I find it more scary/intimate when you have headphone and staring at a PC monitor in the dark than watching a tv some many feet away. :(

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        August 16, 2014 10:37 PM

        Which of these console-only games have you played?

        Echo Night
        Echo Night: Beyond
        Enemy Zero
        Eternal Darkness
        Fatal Frame
        Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly
        Fatal Frame 3: The Tormented
        Rule of Rose
        Siren:Blood Curse

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          August 16, 2014 11:15 PM

          (Not trying to bust your chops or anything - these are the scariest non-PC games I've played and there are a few here that are the most scary ever made, even compared to ones that came to PC or were PC only)

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          August 17, 2014 4:48 AM

          Fatal Frame is so goddamn upsetting that I never played the sequels.

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        August 17, 2014 5:16 AM

        I like to sit about 3-4feet away from a 50inch TV

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      August 16, 2014 10:32 PM

      By far the best stream ya'll have done.

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      August 16, 2014 11:16 PM

      Great vid!

      Admittedly, I turned to a walkthrough to get through the teaser. Did anyone else experience a moment where they started feeling less scared? What was the point in the teaser that you realized there was some obscure puzzle to solve?

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      August 16, 2014 11:53 PM

      okay, i'm glad i watched that. that was kind of hilarious.

      • rms legacy 10 years mercury super mega
        August 17, 2014 4:33 PM

        Watched parts of it, good stuff!

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      August 18, 2014 8:45 AM

      thanks for watching guys! we'll definitely play more scary games. bring on the depends.

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      August 18, 2014 11:07 AM

      love this.

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