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Halloween Horror Preview – The Most Anticipated Upcoming Horror Games

Your guide to the most notable horror games arriving in 2022 and beyond.

With Halloween nearly upon us, arriving in merely a month as of this writing, it’s time to look ahead to the spooky gaming experiences lurking just around the corner. October 2022 to March 2023 will see the release of a number of highly anticipated horror and horror-adjacent games sure to terrify grizzled veterans and scaredy-cats alike. This guide will present the most notable horror games, starting with confirmed releases, followed by some frights with unconfirmed launch dates, and will include the cover art, developers, and platforms the games will be available for purchase.

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A Plague Tale: Requiem

Developer: Asobo Studio

Release Date: October 18, 2022

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S

Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed

Developer: IllFonic

Release Date: October 18, 2022

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Scorn

Developer: Ebb Software

Release Date: October 21, 2022

Platforms: PC, Xbox Series X|S

The Outlast Trials

Developer: Red Barrels

Release Date: Unknown – Closed Beta Arriving (October 28-November 1, 2022)

Platforms: PC (with others yet to be confirmed)

Related: How to Sign Up for The Outlast Trials Closed Beta

Autopsy Simulator

Developer: Woodland Games

Release Date: November 2022

Platforms: PC

The Dark Pictures Anthology: The Devil In Me

Developer: Supermassive Games

Release Date: November 18, 2022

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

The Callisto Protocol

Developer: Striking Distance Studios

Release Date: December 2, 2022

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Related: Games to Play Before the Launch of The Callisto Protocol

Dead Space Remake

Developer: Motive Studio

Release Date: January 27, 2023

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S

Dead Island 2

Developer: Deep Silver/Dambuster Studios

Release Date: February 3, 2023

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Resident Evil 4

Developer: Capcom

Release Date: March 24, 2023

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S

Upcoming Horror Games With Unconfirmed Release Dates

Alan Wake 2

Developer: Remedy Entertainment

Release Date: 2023

Platforms: PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S

Aliens: Dark Descent

Developer: Tindalos Interactive

Release Date: 2023

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Alone in the Dark Remake

Developer: Pieces Interactive

Release Date: Coming Soon

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S

Choo-Choo Charles

Developer: Two Star Games

Release Date: Coming Soon

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S

ILL

Developer: Team Clout

Release Date: Coming Soon

Platforms: Unknown

Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game

Developer: Teravision Games

Release Date: Early 2023

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

The Last Case of Benedict Fox

Developer: Plot Twist

Release Date: Coming Soon

Platforms: PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Layers of Fears

Developer: Bloober Team

Release Date: Early 2023

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S

Oxenfree II: Lost Signals

Developer: Night School Studio

Release Date: 2023

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5

Slitterhead

Developer: Bokeh Game Studio

Release Date: Unknown

Platforms: Unknown

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Developer: Gun Interactive

Release Date: 2023

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S


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Grant Testa is a writer at Prima Games, who specializes in achievement hunting and horror gaming. He is also an avid comic book reader/collector, fantasy footballer, and rock music fanatic. Thousands who have been defeated by Grant in online multiplayer games have cried to themselves, wondering, "How did he get so good?! Why can't I be a gaming demigod like him?" They would probably be surprised to learn that Grant actually inherited his elite gaming skills from his mom, Joann Hansen, one of the speediest stenographers/typists in the nation, (and probably the world). Fun fact: he is also the son of the world’s first “let’s player” and comedy legend, Tim Testa.