The parts of Catherine that are “scary,” where you have huge monsters chasing you and trying to kill you, are really not the parts that matter. Sure, they’re tense, and near the end of the game they are insanely frustrating and really encourage you not to push through to the end. They are the real stumbling block in your path. But they aren’t really important. What’s really important is the scariest, and thus most exciting, thing of all: sex.