The current coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a vast majority of the video game community practicing self-isolating and social distancing to help suppress the spread of the disease. These suppression methods have lead to millions of players spending more time at home than usual, enjoying the exciting world of video games. Now, there are plenty of genres that players can jump into to help pass the time inside. However, there is no better way to see time fly by entertainingly than being sucked into the universe of an exceptional horror game franchise and trying to avoid being taken down by a monster.
With this in mind, we have gathered together some of the best horror game monsters you can play against to keep your mind occupied and entertained in a way that only these adrenaline-fueled encounters can supply.
Best Horror Game Monsters
Mr. X - Resident Evil 2 Remake
The Resident Evil franchise is legendary thanks to the full range of creatures it has provided players the opportunities to face off against in thrilling fashion. One of the most recent of these monsters is Mr. X from the Resident Evil 2 Remake. It would be hard to argue against putting Mr. X on the list of all-time incredible horror game monsters considering the bone-chilling and anxiety-inducing gameplay he provides to the Resident Evil 2 Remake. This Tyrant beast can not be killed by players no matter what they throw at him. Combine this fact with Mr. X's insane strength that allows him to crush a man's skull through a cement wall or crash through a brick wall like it is nothing, and there is always plenty of nerves inside of players. They never know they go through the story of the Resident Evil 2 Remake when Mr. X will strike next and possibly shockingly end their life.
Nemesis - Resident Evil 3 Remake
Now, the Resident Evil 3 Remake is not out officially. However, players can experience a big taste of the entertaining terror that the horror game will provide with its main villain of the Nemesis thanks to the Resident Evil 3 Remake demo that is now out in public. The Nemesis is a similar threat like Mr. X but is ramped up to even more frightening degrees of terror. Nemesis can charge at players, grab and pull them with tentacles, and use an arsenal of weapons that include a flamethrower. These deadly weapons and skills combined with the fact that players can not kill the Nemesis like a regular enemy make it one of the best horror game monsters you can currently face off against to help entertain yourselves while social distancing.
Zombies - The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners
Zombies are some of the most iconic horror game monsters in history. You can never go wrong with spending your time inside your home, mowing down hordes of zombies in exciting fashion with your loved ones. The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners VR horror game provides an excellent way for you to enjoy the zombie apocalypse in a partly-flooded New Orleans. You will feel the closest you ever have been when it comes to fighting off the flesh-craving undead. The time spent inside can be used to decide whether or not you are a saint or a sinner in a world where you never know is lying for you around the next corner, or door and compassion could lead to your untimely demise.
The Witch - Left 4 Dead
Left 4 Dead has provided the video game world with plenty of unique horror game monsters that would give anyone a case of the nightmares. One of the most horrific of these monsters is the Witch, which lures players in with her crying that makes it seem like she is a distressed woman in the middle of the zombie apocalypse. However, individuals who get too close to the Witch will soon realize that she is a horrifying beast that can rip you to shreds in no time at all. Plenty of screams and laughs are sure to be had when you dive into Left 4 Dead and do your best to defeat all of the deadly witches that are ready to show you the real terror of their ferocity.
Volatile - Dying Light
Dying Light is another franchise that has presented players with a terrifying threat to survive against in the Volatile. This extremely mutated infected possess heightened speed, strength, agility, and senses that make it a horror game monster that will most likely destroy you if it gets its hands on you. The Volatile only comes out at night, which is why the experience of getting caught out in nighttime when playing Dying Light is one of the most exciting and scary things you can experience when spending your time social distancing.
There is no doubt that these horror game monsters will provide you and loved ones plenty of exciting and heart-pumping experiences. These are sure to keep everyone thoroughly entertained during this time of social distancing and self-isolating being taken by the world's population at this time. It will also be a perfect way for you to introduce yourself and those close to you to some of the most iconic horror game monsters that have terrified players throughout the history of video games.