All Hallows Eve is nearly upon us and although the parties and trick or treat brigades may have to be kept to a minimum this year, TBG are here to inform you that not all hope is dead and gone! Xbox Game Pass has a great selection of horror-themed titles guaranteed to give you the heebie-jeebies and get your blood flowing…. with excitement of course, so sit back while we run through some of the top titles to slay the boredom this Halloween weekend.
Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger. Fifteen years after the events of Alien, Ellen Ripley’s daughter Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother’s disappearance.
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
From the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry, comes a warrior’s brutal journey into myth and madness. Set in the Viking age, a broken Celtic warrior embarks on a haunting vision quest into Viking Hell to fight for the soul of her dead lover. Created in collaboration with neuroscientists and people who experience psychosis, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will pull you deep into Senua’s mind.
The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan
Man of Medan is the first game in the Dark Pictures Anthology, bringing supernatural horror to the South Pacific. Four friends and their captain set sail on a holiday diving trip., with a rumoured WWII wreck to find. As the day unfolds, and a storm rolls in, their trip soon changes into something much more sinister. Who will live, who will die? It’s down to you. Can you save them all?
Dead by Daylight
Dead by Daylight is the hottest modern-day horror franchise with a global player-base of over 8 million! In this asymmetrical, multiplayer (4vs1) horror game, players take on the role of a savage killer or play as one of four survivors frantically scurrying to avoid being caught, tortured and killed. Featuring a selection of original and licensed characters such as Michael Myers, Ghostface and The Demogorgon to Laurie Strode, Steve Harrington and Ash Williams.
A Plague Tale: Innocence
Follow the grim tale of young Amicia and her little brother Hugo, in a heartrending journey through the darkest hours of history. Hunted by the Inquisition and surrounded by unstoppable swarms of rats, Amicia and Hugo will come to know and trust each other. As they struggle to survive against overwhelming odds, they will fight to find purpose in this brutal, unforgiving world.
Alan Wake is a psychological action thriller from Remedy, the developers of the successful Max Payne series. Players assume the role of Alan Wake, a best-selling suspense author suffering from writer’s block, who escapes to a small town only to experience the mysterious disappearance of his wife. As Wake journeys deeper into the mystery of Bright Falls, the shadows close in around him. When darkness descends, the light becomes his only ally as he fights his way to daybreak.
Dead Island: Definitive Edition
Caught in the midst of an epic zombie outbreak on the tropical island of Banoi, your only thought is survival! Smash heads, crack skulls and slice ’em up with visceral melee combat and true story-based 4-player co-op in a sprawling open-world just waiting for exploration. Paradise meets Hell!
State of Decay 2: Juggernaught Edition
State of Decay 2: Juggernaut Edition is an updated version of the popular zombie survival game that’s been redesigned as a new experience to welcome first-time players, yet with new and exciting content for the veteran survivors including all add-on packs, a brand-new map and remastered graphics. There is no better time to jump in and face the walking dead!
We hope you find something from our list to send a shiver down your spine this Halloween season, so whether it’s teaming up with friends or going it alone in the dark, have fun and stay safe! Happy Halloween from TBG!