2017 will be a great year for horror video games. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard began the year 2017 with a great scare. Critics praised its atmospheric psychological horror genre. Resident Evil pioneered the survival-horror computer game and it is just befitting that it sets the standards on exactly what a great scary title must be.
Coming on the heels of Resident Evil 7’s success, here are 7 upcoming horror titles on PS4, Xbox One and PC that will provide you chills.
Friday The 13th: The Game
Jason is back to eliminate you! Friday the 13th: The Game is a video game inspired by the timeless horror film. It lets you play either the killer Jason, or among the 7 Camp Crystal Lake Counselors. The goal is simple: endure and survive through.
The game is targeted to be released on the Q1 2017 for Windows PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
Studio Red Barrels frightened the video gaming world in 2013 with its horror title Outlast. The found video footage design of the first game will feature in the sequel, Outlast 2.
The gamers will play cameraman and investigative journalist, Blake Langermann. Following the trail of the mysterious murder of a pregnant female leads him and his partner to a rural village deep in the deserts of Arizona. The first game to be focused on a mental asylum. Outlast 2 will focus on religious horror as Blake examines the village’s nightmarish cult.
If zombies are your source of a scare, then Days Gone is for you. It is a survival scary shooter game that puts you in an open world populated by fast-moving creatures called Freakers. You will be Deacon St. John, a cyclist and former bounty hunter roaming the dangerous open roadways.
This game is targeted to be released worldwide on 2017 and will be a PlayStation 4 exclusive game.
Never ever let Hello Neighbor’s Pixar-like animation fool you. This is not a kiddie game for the weak heart. Studio tinyBuild and Dynamic Pixels took the principle of “that scary next-door neighbour” of our naive past and added a horror twist in this video game.
The objective of this scary video game is to uncover the secret of your mysterious neighbour by attacking his house. The game’s tension springs from designing your techniques as you prevent yourself from getting captured by your neighbour.
Speaking of animated horror, Little Nightmares is a distinct frightening video game that includes cuteness to its weird environment. Developed by Bandai Namco, this puzzle platformer lets you control Six, a small lady, as she escapes the Maw, a surreal undersea resort.
This scary cute game will come out on the April 28 for PS4, Xbox One and PC.
This is a sci-fi first-person shooter survival horror game developed for PC. The game happens in Eden, a Utopian city which has gone totally wrong. You are a sleeper, who is awakened from your cryosleep by Eden’s AI Pamela. Together, you uncover exactly what exactly went wrong and caused the problem that in Eden.
Developed by the great minds behind BioShock, Perception tells a story of a blind lead character who has incredible hearings and uses a walking stick to navigate. Tapping the walking cane against items provides you with the short-term visual hint, which is like echolocation. Words of caution, the sound can likewise be heard by your ghostly pursuers, so utilise it wisely!
No verified date of release but the video game is anticipated to come out this year for PS4 and PC.