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The Most Anticipated Survival Horror Games Of 2020 

Kyle Townsend
Updated April 10, 2020 337 votes 36 voters 20 items

List Rules Action horror, survival horror, psychological horror - any and all types of horror games coming out in 2020.

Dim the lights, close the curtains and get ready for a fright as we rank the most anticipated horror games of 2020. Sure, everyone loves a good spook every once in a while, which is why the gaming horror genre industry has grown the way it has. From the scary multiplayer fun of games like Dead by Daylight to the terrifyingly intimate and engaging narrative experiences like Resident Evil 7, game developers have turned the complicated act of making a legit scary horror game into a well-executed science. Whatever flavor of blood-pumping terror you want, you can definitely find it on this list.

We already have so many awesome horror games to play, but with all of the upcoming releases in 2020, next year is going to be a horror lover's paradise. With upcoming survival horror titles like the Resident Evil 3 Remake and action-packed horror adventure games like Carrion, the outlook for next year is definitely looking bright - or grim, depending on how much you love horror games. Be sure to vote up all the horror releases coming out in 2020 that you can't wait to play. And if your most anticipated upcoming horror games are missing, add them below. 

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Release Date: April 3, 2020

Resident Evil 3 is an upcoming survival horror game developed and published by Capcom. The game is a remake of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999), and follows Jill Valentine as she attempts to escape a zombie apocalypse while hunted by an intelligent bioweapon known as Nemesis. It is scheduled for release on PlayStation 4, Windows, and Xbox One on April 3, 2020. The game also has an online multiplayer mode, known as Resident Evil: Resistance. ...more on Wikipedia

Release: 2020

Developer: Capcom

Genres (Video game): Survival horror

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The Last of Us Part II is a 2020 action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4. Set five years after The Last of Us (2013), players control 19-year-old Ellie, who comes into conflict with a mysterious cult in a post-apocalyptic United States. The game contains survival horror elements and is played from a third-person perspective. Five years after the events of the first game, Joel (Troy Baker) and Ellie (Ashley Johnson) are living in Tommy's (Jeffrey Pierce) settlement in Jackson, Wyoming. During this time, Ellie has made friends with Dina (Shannon Woodward) and Jesse (Stephen Chang), and entered a relationship with the ...more on Wikipedia

Release: 2020

Developer: Naughty Dog

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure, survival horror

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Rainbow Six Quarantine
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Release Date: 2020

Rainbow Six Quarantine is the latest installment in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six series. Gamers play as a squad of operators as they face a terrible new enemy.

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Release Date: March

Doom Eternal is a first-person shooter developed by id Software and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is the fifth main title in the Doom series and a sequel to 2016's Doom. Players once again take on the role of the Doom Slayer, an ancient warrior who battles the demonic forces of Hell. The game continues its predecessor's emphasis on "push-forward" combat, encouraging the player to aggressively engage enemies in order to acquire health and ammo. New movement mechanics such as wall-climbing and dash moves will also be introduced. There are new types of enemies, such as the Marauder and Doom Hunter, while others, such as the Pain Elemental, Arachnotron, and Archvile, will be reintroduced ...more on Wikipedia

Release: 2020

Developer: id Software

Genres (Video game): First-person shooter

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