Attendees can immerse themselves in the eerie atmospheres and intense narratives of acclaimed horror video games, and the best part – all these horror games are free for everyone at Sunshine City Scare, promising a thrilling, spine-chilling experience.
The pulse-pounding horror game lineup features FNAF: Help Wanted VR, the FNAF Core Collection (1, 2, 3), Left 4 Dead, Choo-Choo Charles, Resident Evil Village, Resident Evil 5, Fatal Frame II, and The Walking Dead. Learn more about each game below.
And don’t forget about the Sunshine City Scare Video Game Tournament!
FNAF: Help Wanted VR, a virtual reality adaptation of the popular horror game series, was released in 2019 by Steel Wool Studios. This immersive experience places players directly in the unsettling world of animatronic terror. Set within a collection of mini-games inspired by the Five Nights at Freddy’s franchise, players encounter iconic characters like Freddy Fazbear and experience jump scares in a more immersive and visceral way. FNAF: Help Wanted VR successfully translates the suspense and horror of the original games into a captivating virtual reality format, offering fans a fresh and chilling perspective on the FNAF universe.
The FNAF Core Collection, comprising the first three installments of the Five Nights at Freddy’s series, provides players with a comprehensive journey into the eerie world of animatronic horror. Developed by Scott Cawthon, these games, released between 2014 and 2015, introduce players to the suspenseful gameplay of monitoring security cameras and surviving nights at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza. The collection includes Five Nights at Freddy’s, Five Nights at Freddy’s 2, and Five Nights at Freddy’s 3, each contributing to the overarching narrative and introducing new animatronic nightmares. The FNAF Core Collection offers fans a chance to relive the iconic scares and unravel the mysteries that have made the franchise a hallmark in horror gaming.
Resident Evil Village, developed and published by Capcom in 2021, thrusts players into a nightmarish experience within a mysterious European village. As Ethan Winters, players navigate through grotesque creatures, mysterious cults, and chilling environments, all while searching for their kidnapped daughter. The game seamlessly combines survival horror with action elements, offering a visually stunning and atmospheric experience. Resident Evil Village has garnered praise for its immersive gameplay, intricate narrative, and the iconic portrayal of characters like Chris Redfield, making it a standout addition to the renowned Resident Evil series.
Released by Capcom in 2009, Resident Evil 5 is an action-packed installment in the iconic survival horror franchise. Players step into the shoes of Chris Redfield, joined by Sheva Alomar, as they confront a bio-organic weapon threat in Africa. The game introduces a cooperative gameplay mechanic, enhancing the strategic elements of combat and puzzle-solving. With intense action sequences, a compelling storyline, and a dynamic partnership dynamic, Resident Evil 5 offers a thrilling and immersive gaming experience that has left a lasting impact on the Resident Evil series.
The Walking Dead video game series by Telltale Games, spanning multiple seasons, presents players with emotionally charged narratives set in the post-apocalyptic world. Released episodically from 2012 to 2019, the game allows players to make crucial decisions that shape the storyline and influence relationships with other characters. As Lee Everett or later as Clementine, players navigate through a world overrun by zombies, facing moral dilemmas and forming bonds in a captivating and emotionally impactful gaming experience. The series received acclaim for its storytelling, character development, and the impactful choices that define the journey of the survivors.
Fatal Frame II, a horror video game developed and published by Tecmo, immerses players in a chilling narrative. As the protagonist, a young woman searching for her missing twin, players use a mystical camera to capture and defeat malevolent spirits haunting a haunted village. Released in 2003, the game offers a unique horror experience through its captivating story and innovative gameplay mechanics, solidifying its place as a notable entry in the survival horror genre.
Released in 2022 by Two Star Games, “Choo-Choo Charles” is an indie horror video game where players assume the role of a monster-hunting archivist. The objective is to enhance the defenses of their train, embarking on a mission to confront and conquer the menacing titular character, Charles. This evil spider-train hybrid monster roams the landscape in search of unsuspecting victims to devour, adding a suspenseful and engaging element to the gameplay.
Left 4 Dead is a cooperative multiplayer zombie apocalypse. Players navigate through intense scenarios, battling hordes of infected creatures, fostering teamwork, and creating an adrenaline-fueled experience that adds to the thrilling atmosphere of the event.
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