Halloween isn’t too far away, and a great way to get into the holiday spirit is playing some scary video games. The Evil Within 2, Dead by Daylight, Resident Evil 7 and Friday the 13th are sure to give you the creeps in Halloween 2017, and maybe get you through the weekend if you’re not going to a party.
The Evil Within 2
The sequel to the 2014 hit, The Evil Within 2 is a horror survival game which brings us back to Sebastian Castellanos, as he descends into the world of Union to save his daughter. The game is available on the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
Dead by Daylight
Another survival horror game, Dead by Daylight is about a group of four survivors trying to elude a killer in an enclosed area at night time. The survivors are played from a third person POV, the killer from a 1st person point of view. It’s Dead by Daylight is available on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Friday the 13th: The Game
A multiplayer game that does a pretty good job of capturing the feel of the 1980’s and the movie franchise, it enables one player to take control of Jason Voorhees while others play the camp counselors, who are trying to escape. Friday the 13th: The Game is available on the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
A slightly different take on the survival horror genre, Darkwood takes you to the Soviet Bloc, where the player has to work hard during the day to make sure he/she survive the night. You can get it on Steam.
Outlast tells the story of Blake Langermann, with a found footage style, as he and his wife Lynn take risks as their investigative nature puts them through plenty of mortal danger. You can buy Outlast Trinity for the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One.
Observer takes the Survival horror genre into the future, 2084 to be exact. The game includes brain hacking, augmented reality and a lot of detective stuff, for those who prefer to chase and not be chased. You can buy Observer for the PlayStation 4.