Horror games are a genre that pops up more often than you might think, and some big-name developers often try and make title in the space. We got a few coming out in 2024…

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl

The S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series is arguably more FPS than horror, but it features survival horror and paranormal elements aplenty. Set in an alternate universe where there was a second Chernobyl incident, the series is filled with vicious mutants, mysterious anomalies, and eldritch artifacts, which adds up to make for a haunting experience, even though you have the means to defend yourself. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 has been a long time coming (the last game launched in 2009!) and finally looks set to release this year for Xbox Series X|S and PC.

Silent Hill Townfall

Silent Hill got a big highlight from Konami in October 2022. The company unveiled that the IP was being revived and one of the development teams to help in this endeavor is No Code. These are the folks behind Stories Untold and Observation. Now their in the process of making Silent Hill Townfall which we don’t have too much information on quite yet. The event didn’t unveil any gameplay footage but, instead, is more of a teaser to alert fans of this new upcoming Silent Hill experience. Their past works have been more of a horror puzzle type of gameplay experience, so perhaps we’re going to see something in that realm for Silent Hill Townfall, but for now, we’ll have to wait and see.

Alone in the Dark

Spurred by the successes of Capcom’s Resident Evil remakes, THQ Nordic is bringing back Alone in the Dark with a remake of the original 1992 game. How ironic, considering it served as key inspiration for the first Resident Evil, setting the benchmark for 3D horror games. There hasn’t been an Alone in the Dark game since 2015’s frankly awful co-op entry Alone in the Dark: Illumination, so taking the series back to its single-player survival horror roots can only be a good thing. After a couple of delays, it’s slated to release for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on March 20. Fingers crossed it isn’t completely overshadowed by Capcom’s Dragon’s Dogma 2 just two days afterwards.


For Noah Quinn, being underwater is nothing new to him. He’s a diver known for going deeper and deeper into the ocean. But what happens when he finds something within the ocean that is beyond description? Well, that’s what Beneath is all about.Noah is now trapped in an “underwater world” that has dangers all around. But the dangers also lie within his mind! As you progress, you must ensure Noah doesn’t succumb to madness.

Another issue is resources. While Noah can access guns and ammo, they’re not unlimited. Plus, not every enemy is susceptible to bullets. Use what you can wisely and try to make it out alive.

Little Nightmares 3

Tarsier Studios may have moved on from Little Nightmares after being bought out by Embracer Group, but publisher Bandai Namco has opted to keep the IP alive by handing the reins over to Supermassive Games. That’s not a bad choice of developer considering Supermassive’s experience with the horror genre, having previously made Until Dawn and The Dark Pictures Anthology. It clearly understands the assignment, with the reveal trailer offering a taste of Little Nightmares 3‘s creepy visuals and 2D puzzle platformer gameplay. It’ll launch this year for PlayStation, Xbox, Switch, and PC. Coincidentally, Supermassive has a second horror game aiming for a 2024 launch: Dead by Daylight spin-off The Casting of Frank Stone.