Our favourite new and upcoming horror games of October and beyond

Halloween is right around the corner, so it’s time turn off the lights and scare yourself silly with The Iris’ list of new and upcoming horror games.

This Month:

Outlast 2 – PS4, XBOX ONE, PC: DEMO available now until November 1 – Release Q1 2017

The demo for the Outlast 2 is a promo for the 2017 game which puts you the shoes of investigative Journalist Blake Langerman. Set in Arizona the game will have you and your wife Lynn uncover horrifying corruption whilst investigating the murder of a pregnant woman.

Lithium: Inmate 39 – PC, PS4: Available: 25th October

Lithium: Inmate 39 is a platform and 3D horror puzzle game. The game tells the story of a psychiatric patient who must find a way back to his origins, discovering his past and trying to find out what his happening to his mind.

Through the woods – PC: Available: October 27th

Through the Woods is a third person horror psychological adventure set in a forest on the western shore of Norway. Influenced by Norse mythology and Norwegian folk tales, through the woods tells the tale of a mother and her missing son.

Weeping Doll – PS4 VR: Available: October 27, 2016

Weeping doll is a psychological thriller set for release on Playstation VR. The game puts players in the shoes of a maid. On arrival to the old manner, you find the family missing, and a series of puzzles blocking your way.

Yomawari: Night Alone – PC: Available: 25 Oct, 2016

Yomawari: Night Alone is a horror adventure game with cutesy anime visuals which was originally released on the PS Vita. The game follows a young girl who is walking alone with her dog Poro when a tragic accident occurs leaving her with no choice but to return home with only a lead in hand. When she steps back out to search for her missing pup she realized she is not in the same town and must hide from and outsmart the spirits stalking her in order to find her loved ones.

Upcoming 2016-2017

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard: PS4, XBOX One, PC: January 24, 2017

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is the seventh survival horror game in Capcom’s long-running franchise. Playing as Ethan, horror fans will get the opportunity to utilize weapons to fight against mutant creatures. Play in a first-person perspective in the newest installment, for a truly horrific experience, on Playstation VR.

Friday the 13th: The Game:  PS4, XBOX One, PC: 2017

Friday the 13th: The Game is a survival horror adventure developed by Gun Media and IIIFonic. The game is set in a semi-open world, where one play takes on the role of iconic murder Jason Voorhees, to capture and kill camp counselors.

Little Nightmares PS4, XBOX One, PC: Spring 2017

Little Nightmares is a Puzzle-platfromer horror game developed by Tarsier Studios and Published by Bandai Namco. It is described as a dark whimsical tale that will confront you with your childhood fears.

Hello Neighbor: PC: Summer 2017

Hello Neighbor has you move into a brand new suburb where your neighbor is hiding something in his basement. In this stealth horror game with Pixar-style visuals, you need to figure out what he’s hiding.

SCORN: PC: 2017

SCORN is an atmospheric first person horror adventure, isolated and lost in a dream-like world you will open up new areas, acquire different skill sets, weapons, and various items in each of the unsettling story-driven environments. Each region is a maze-like structure with various rooms and paths to discover.


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