10 horror games to watch in 2023

Game News 10 horror games to watch in 2023

January is usually the perfect time to lose sight of the horizon and uncover the big releases that will delight us this year. If there’s one emerging trend for 2023, it’s the return of horror games, and therefore its most popular heroes, with a bang. Turn off the lights and keep your eyes wide open, here’s a list of games that promise hours of terror.


  • Alan Wake 2
  • Amnesia: The Bunker
  • dead space
  • Killer Clowns From Space: The Game
  • Layers of fear
  • Project Zero: The Lunar Eclipse Mask
  • Resident Evil 4
  • STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl
  • Silent Hill 2 Remake
  • Slitterhead

Alan Wake 2

His name is Wake, Alan Wake, and for over 10 years fans of the third-person survival horror have been waiting for him to return with new content. The good news is that the author, who has had many misadventures in Bright Falls, is set to return next year in regards to the new episode, although the American Nightmare DLC was originally considered a true sequel before Microsoft decided otherwise. Now partnering with Epic Games, Remedy promises that Alan Wake II will be a true horror game, and that it will be the most beautiful game ever made by the studio. Developed under the Northlight Engine, the survival-horror is in full production. Therefore, we should receive new information soon. We look forward to staying in the light.

  • Release date: 2023
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series

Amnesia: The Bunker

Among the masters of horror games we find Frictional Games. The parents of SOMA and Penumbra will return in 2023 with a new episode of the beloved epic Amnesia. Subtitled Amnesia: The Bunker, the program will immerse us in the shoes of a French soldier in the hell of the Great War. Lost in a bunker and chased by supernatural threats lurking in the dark, he will have to stay in the light to avoid death from his last life. The developers promise a semi-open world and different events in each game. We can only hope that our hapless hero’s gun and lamp will help him effectively deal with the demonic forces that surround him.

  • Release date: March 2023
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

dead space

Released in July 2021, the Dead Space remake made a strong impression thanks to next-gen graphics, a still-successful atmosphere, and new features that blend well with the original experience. For example, there are simplified controls in zero gravity, changes in level design thanks to the effect of energy cores, as well as random events designed to surprise the player with each new game. More than just a technical update, this remake represents Motiv’s love for the source material. USG didn’t have long to wait to tear apart Ishimura’s Necromorphs.

  • Release date: January 27, 2023
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S

Killer Clowns From Space: The Game

If you grew up in the 80s and 90s, you know Killer Clowns from Outer Space, a movie about alien human-killing clowns. These clowns, who have become a cult among insiders, are preparing to return to video games. Friday the 13th offers software developed by Teravision Games An asymmetrical game where 7 people have a survival mission against 3 clowns. The program has different classes and monsters have access to popcorn bazookas, dog balloons or even invisible motorcycles. This should give you a good laugh in front of your screen when the title hits next year.

  • Release date: early 2023
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One

Layers of fear

Produced by Bloober Team under Unreal Engine 5, this new Layers of Fear (2023) puts us in the shoes of the artist’s wife and invites us to re-immerse in the series’ characteristic psychological horror. At the head of projects such as the remake of Blair Witch, Observer, The Medium or Silent Hill 2, the studio created a feature of the genre. Although the content of the experiment is still a mystery, we know that the plastic of the head must be useful 4K thanks to the Lumen system, with ray tracing, HDR effects and real lighting.

  • Release date: early 2023
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S

Project Zero: The Lunar Eclipse Mask

Project Zero: The Mask of the Lunar Eclipse, originally released only in Japan in 2008 on the Wii, will return in a technically enhanced version on existing machines. Fifteen years later and for the first time in Europe, we can finally get our hands on a remastered version of the fourth installment of Project Zero.. Recall that “Eclipse Mask” immerses us in the middle of the land of Rogetsu Island. Equipped with Camera Obscura, a camera with special features, the player will remove and repel the evil spirits around. To explore the island’s abandoned mansions and hospitals, the adventurer will only be able to rely on his flashlight and camera.

  • Release date: March 9, 2023
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S

Resident Evil 4

It was in June 2022 that Capcom officially announced the long-awaited remake of Resident Evil 4. Needless to say, the pressure on the teams was intense as the 2005 GameCube title overturned survival-horror codes. Gamers and the press of the time even talked about the revolution, “before” and “after” Resident Evil 4. Finding a way to restore such a myth is definitely a delicate mission. The Japanese group decided to put the small bowls in the big bowls Offering completely redesigned graphics, dusting the game and changing various elements compared to the base game. So die-hard fans should be surprised by what Capcom has in store for the Resident Evil 2 and 3 remakes.

  • Release date: March 23, 2023
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S

STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl

STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl (and no longer Chernobyl), which was introduced in 2010 and was shown extensively at Microsoft’s E3 2021 conference, has been delayed several times. GSC Game World’s Ukrainian team recently had to deal with a conflict with Russia, which halted development of the title. STALKER 2 is an FPS with survival and RPG elements. The program will present a non-linear adventure. According to official information, the studio has built one of the largest open worlds ever designed. A world where the protagonists live their lives thanks to the A-Life system. Player choices will also have a real impact on how the story progresses.

  • Release date: 2023
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox Series X|S

Silent Hill 2 Remake

In my restless dreams I see this town…Silent Hill. Break out the champagne bottles, James Sunderland will indeed be returning to our current cars thanks to a remake. The question everyone is asking now is: How will Team Bloober succeed in reviving Silent Hill 2, which is still considered essential in the survival-horror genre today? Some fans have already expressed their displeasure with the character’s physical appearance, as well as the overly “clean” aspect of the monsters and scenery. The studio has promised to use all the features of PlayStation 5 to provide a great experience. We’re crossing our fingers that this Silent Hill, rebuilt thanks to Unreal Engine 5, will push us out of our comfort zone.

  • Release date: 2023
  • Platforms: PC, PlayStation 5


Slitterhead can mean nothing to you, it’s the next survival-horror film from Silent Hill creator Keiichiro Toyama. As if that wasn’t enough, the soundscape will be signed to Akira Yamaoka, sorry. Slitterhead is still a mystery game. All that is known is that the player will have to escape from the clutches of deformed creatures by attacking them with bloody katana blows. Therefore, even if it is a terrible program, movement should play an important role in the experience. A date has yet to be made official, but the studio has said it wants to release the title in 2023.

  • Release date: 2023 (rumored)
  • Platform: PC

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