The True, Secret History of the Creepiest Cult Game Ever Made

Spend enough time watching YouTube videos with titles like “10 biggest mysteries in gaming” and you’ll see it: a low-resolution symbol spins out of the darkness and the words “Aum Soft” glow green below it. Black and white video of a man bouncing in a sitting position follows, then chanting, music, and finally footage of the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult, which unleashed Sarin gas in the Tokyo subway in 1995.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/vb5k7a/the-true-secret-history-of-the-creepiest-cult-game-ever-made
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