Horror Games

New Video Spotlights Ghostface in ‘Dead by Daylight’

Just a few weeks ago we brought you the news that Ghostface was set to be the latest killer in the acclaimed horror game Dead by Daylight. Today the developers of the game released a video showcasing the character as he stalks his victims throughout the game. The Ghost Face DLC launches today on PC and consoles and includes the killer, his power, three perks, and two exclusive items for the Ghost Face, the Monochrome Mania body and Silvery Steel Tactical Knife weapon.

The killer from the Scream franchise now joins Ash, Michael Myers, Leatherface and Freddy in the game which has sold more than 5 million copies as of May 2019. read more

‘Blair Witch’ Video Game Announced at E3 – Trailer Inside

At the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, CA independent game developer Bloober Team in partnership with Lionsgate announced a Blair Witch video game which is set to arrive on August 30th for Xbox One and PC.

The game is said to be a first-person, story-driven psychological horror game based on the cinematic lore of Blair Witch. It’s 1996. A young boy disappears in the Black Hills Forest near Burkittsville, Maryland. As Ellis, a former police officer with a troubled past, you join the search. What starts as an ordinary investigation soon turns into an endless nightmare as you confront your fears and the Blair Witch, a mysterious force that haunts the woods… read more

9-Minute Release Date Reveal Trailer Drops for Hideo Kojima’s ‘Death Stranding’

Ever since Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain dropped in 2015 and it was clear that Hideo Kojima- the franchise’s visionary creator- would no longer be working for Konami, fans of his work waited with baited breath to see what he would create next. Since E3 2016, we knew his new company, Kojima Productions, was working on a new title called Death Stranding, and we’ve since been treated to a variety of unusual teaser trailers featuring the uncanny digital renderings of Hollywood royalty such as Norman Reedus, Mads Mikkelsen, and Guillermo del Toro. But as the years went by, so did many people’s hopes that we’d ever get to play the game any time soon. That all changes today with a brand-new trailer featuring extensive gameplay footage and the official release date for the highly-anticipated game! read more

IllFonic Releases Reveal Trailer for ‘Predator: Hunting Grounds’ on Playstation 4

IllFonic- the studio behind the recent Friday the 13th video game- are headed back into the forest… but this time they’re in search of a different kind of slasher! Their next game is based on the 1987 Arnold Schwarzenegger classic, Predator; and they just released a brief trailer for the project at today’s Playstation State of Play event.

Charles Brungardt, IllFonic’s chief executive, told Polygon that, “in the game, one group of players will control a fire team that packs conventional firepower; one player assumes the Predator role, and gets to use its trademark Plasmacaster. The paramilitary guys will be tasked with shooting up bad guys and recovering loot as the Predator closes in, tracking and ambushing its prey.” read more

Ghostface Coming to ‘Dead by Daylight’

Morf_UK, a Twitch streamer stumbled upon the latest addition to the survival horror game Dead by Daylight and it’s the masked slasher from the Scream series Ghostface. The leak occurred due to a wrong update being released to the Xbox One version which was found by the popular live streamer.

The developer has since confirmed Ghostface as part of its upcoming chapter release. read more

‘Friday the 13th’ Rights Lawsuit Slashes On

Sad news for Friday the 13th fans, the ongoing and severely frustrating lawsuit between the original film’s screenwriter Victor Miller and director Sean Cunningham will continue as Cunningham has now refiled his appeal which means the reversion of rights Miller had been granted in 2018 are now again in limbo.

In short, fans should not expect a new Friday film in the near future, because the fight is far from over and the lawsuit could go in any direction.

The last update on the status of the lawsuit gave fans hope to soon have good news in terms of the next entry in the franchise. read more

Story Trailer Arrives for ‘Days Gone’

A brand new trailer for the survival horror game Days Gone has been unleashed upon gamers worldwide. The two minute trailer follows Deacon St. John as he struggles with life choices in a post-apocalyptic world. Whether it be the zombie-like Freakers that run loose throughout the land, or a less than reputable band of survivors, Deacon must always remain prepared for the next threat as everyday is a fight for survival.

Presented by Sony Interactive Entertainment, Days Gone is being developed by SIE Bend Studio and written and co-directed by John Garvin along with Jeff Ross. In addition to the regular game, a deluxe edition is set to be released which features a digital mini-artbook and original music. For serious collectors, a collectors edition will be released which features a statue, patches, pins, and more. read more

USAopoly Releasing ‘It’-Themed Games for 2019 and 2020

USAopoly, or as they’re now re-branded – “The Op”, brought us one of our favorite games of last year with Trivial Pursuit: Horror Movie Edition (click here for that story) so fellow staffer Sean McLaughlin and I were pretty psyched to happen upon their booth at New York Toy Fair a few weeks back. We were greeted by Raquel who could immediately tell that we didn’t have much interest in their line of Disney games (which I’m sure are fantastic) and we were escorted directly to a secret corner section of their enclosed area where she showed us the treats that we were not allowed to discuss – until now. read more

Possible ‘Alien’ Animated Series in the Works

According to the gang at Observer, an R-Rated animated Alien Series may be in development. Sources tell the site that a seven-episode series based on the Alien: Isolation game could arrive as early as April. Rumor has it that Axis Animation will bring the series to fruition.

Alien: Isolation was published by Sega and released in October 2014 for both consoles and the PC. The game is set 15 years after the events of the original Alien film and follows Ellen Ripley’s daughter, Amanda Ripley, as she investigates the disappearance of her mother. The series received generally positive reviews and was nominated for several year-end awards. read more

WizKids is Bringing Japanese Horror Game ‘Hako Onna’ to America

This past weekend at the prestigious Toy Fair New York, I had the opportunity to sit down with Jessa Morgen of WizKids for an exclusive discussion about their upcoming American release of Hako Onna – a Japanese horror game that is currently in it’s fourth edition in Japan. Check out the video to learn all about this horrifying game and then visit the WizKids link below the video for more info.

As you heard, WizKids is shooting for a Q3 release of Hako Onna which will put them in line to get this game in our hands hopefully before Halloween of this year. I definitely dropped several references to Horror News Network wanting a copy to review so we will keep you posted if that happens! In the meantime, head over to the WizKids website (click here) for more info on Hako Onna and all other games they currently have in production and don’t forget to check out the rest of our coverage from Toy Fair New York 2019 by clicking here! read more