December 8th, 2019 – Looking for dark, mystic and horror like games? We’ve collected five games launching in 2020 which will most likely satisfy your inner darkness. From hunting demons in Alder’s Blood to protecting others from demons in The Blind Prophet. Or do you prefer playing a monster yourself? Then Carrion could be a game for you. And let’s not forget about the mother of all demon games Doom Eternal. This game supposed to launch this year (2019), but has been delayed until March 2020.

 

The Blind Prophet

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Release datePlatformDeveloperPublisherWebsite
10 January 2020 (PC)
2020 (PS4)
2020 (Xbox)
2020 (Switch)
PC
Playstation 4
Xbox One
Nintendo Switch
ARS GOETIAARS GOETIA
Plug In Digital
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The Blind Prophet offers a mature look at the Point ‘n’ Click genre. The gameplay and experience builds its foundation on a strong storyline, a sense of fluidity and a darkly pleasing ambience.

Bartholomeus has a destiny, a divine mission that must be fulfilled. As an Apostle chosen by God, he must eternally come back on Earth to protect God’s children from the corruption of demonic influence.

Inspired from games such as Blade Runner, Broken Sword series or Gabriel Knight, the game builds its foundation on a strong storyline, a sense of fluidity and a darkly pleasing ambiance.
Use your sagacity and intelligence to defeat traps, hunt demons and destroy their diabolical ways.

 

Alder’s Blood

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Release datePlatformDeveloperPublisherWebsite
January 2020 (PC)
To Be Announced (PS4)
To Be Announced (Xbox One)
January 2020(Switch)
PC
Playstation 4
Xbox One
Nintendo Switch
Shockwork GamesNo Gravity GamesGo to [icon type=”icon-popup”]

Alder’s Blood is a turn-based, tactical stealth game with a dash of strategy. Gamers take on the role of one of the Hunters – perfectly trained and highly skilled, professional monster slayers.

The Hunters carefully plan their attacks, sneaking in the shadows until they can almost feel the nasty breath of the monster they set their sights on, to then strike in no time. Quick, quiet, and deadly, Hunters overcome their enemies with the use of tactics, specialized gear and dark arts. However in a one-on-one encounter even the most experienced and skilled Hunter doesn’t stand a chance when facing a beast. That is why joining forces with other Hunters and valuing tactics higher than muscles is crucial for staying alive. Because, don’t forget, these terrifying monsters can easily detect a Hunter’s presence by their scent.

Be sure to monitor wind direction, avoid being noticed, and prepare deadly ambushes. Remember that hunting tools are as important as your weapons, and you should make good use of the sophisticated technology and dark artifacts you have at your disposal. But most of all remember that whatever you do, your resources will be limited, and opportunities rare. So don’t waste any of them.

 

West of Dead

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Release datePlatformDeveloperPublisherWebsite
2020PC
Playstation 4
Xbox One
Nintendo Switch
Upstream ArcadeRaw FuryGo to [icon type=”icon-popup”]

West of Dead, which lets you step into the boots of the dead man William Mason (voiced by Ron Perlman) and descend into the grim and gritty world of Purgatory in this fast-paced twin-stick shooter that’ll put your skills to test. Dodge behind cover as you try to outgun your enemies in the unknown procedurally generated hunting grounds. The Wild West has never been this dark.

 

Carrion

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Release datePlatformDeveloperPublisherWebsite
2020PC
Xbox One
Phobia Game StudioDevolverGo to [icon type=”icon-popup”]

Carrion is a reverse horror game in which you assume the role of an amorphous creature of unknown origin. Stalk and consume those that imprisoned you to spread fear and panic throughout the facility. Grow and evolve as you tear down this prison and acquire more and more devastating abilities on the path to retribution.

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Doom Eternal

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Release datePlatformDeveloperPublisherWebsite
Original date:
22 November 2019
Delayed until:
20 March 2020
PC
Playstation 4
Xbox One
Stadia
id SoftwareBethesda SoftworksGo to [icon type=”icon-popup”]

The mother of all demon games. Developed by id Software, DOOM Eternal is the direct sequel to the award-winning and best-selling DOOM (2016). Unleash the overwhelming power of the DOOM Slayer. With updated armor and an arsenal of new and improved equipment, including a shoulder-mounted cannon with flamethrower, extendable blade, and a new dash ability, you’re faster and deadlier than ever. Destroy every demon in your path with an upgraded array of guns and mods, including the Super Shotgun’s new Meat Hook attachment to pull yourself point blank with the faces of hell.

 


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