Dead by Daylight

Dead by Daylight is a multiplayer survival horror experience in which one player takes on the role of the Killer, and four others assume the roles of Survivors. The Survivors must try to escape the Killer before being impaled to appease a malevolent force known as the Entity. Dead by Daylight features a cast of original characters, but also a number of licensed characters from horror movies, games, and TV shows.

dead by daylight
June 14, 2016
Behaviour Interactive
Behaviour Interactive
multiplayer, Action, Survival Horror, Horror
How Long To Beat:
200-300 hours
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Dead by Daylight Officially Unmasks the Legion for the First Time

Dead by Daylight's first comic is finally here, and this prequel has at long last unmasked the fan-favorite killers The Legion.

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Dead By Daylight Survivor Guide: Nicolas Cage (Perks, Tips, & Strategies)

Nic Cage has joined the roster of Survivors in Dead by Daylight, complete with a full list of perks for everything he needs to be himself.

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10 Video Games We Want To See Nic Cage In Next

Nicolas Cage is a versatile actor whose career spans many genres. Dead by Daylight will be his first video game role, but hopefully not his last.

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Nicolas Cage Is The Newest Dead By Daylight Survivor & We're Not Even Joking

The multiplayer survival game Dead By Daylight has announced a surprising new survivor addition: a character played by the actor Nicolas Cage.

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Dead by Daylight Core Memory Challenge Guide (Killers & Survivors)

Both Killers and Survivors in Dead by Daylight have a chance to complete the Core Memory Ascension challenge for extra rewards at the end of a match.

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Dead by Daylight x Meet Your Maker Crossover Codes (& How to Redeem Them)

Free Meet Your Maker themed items can be gained in Dead By Daylight. But there are even more rewards for owners of both games on one system.

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Dead By Daylight Survivor Guide: Renato Lyra (Perks, Tips, & Strategies)

Renato Lyra is a Survivor from Dead By Daylight's Tools of Torment DLC. His Unique Perks help him sneak around the map and run away from the Killer.

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Dead By Daylight Survivor Guide: Thalita Lyra (Perks, Tips, & Strategies)

Thalita Lyra is a new team-oriented survivor in Dead by Daylight whose unique perks provide vital ways to help her fellow survivors.

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Dead by Daylight Killer Guide: The Skull Merchant (Perks, Tips, & Strategies)

The Skull Merchant specializes in tracking and ambushing survivors. This turns Dead by Daylight matches into slow methodical games of cat and mouse.

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Dead By Daylight Prequel Teases The Bloody Origin of The Legion

A new teaser trailer for the upcoming Dead by Daylight comic gives fans a first look at the Legion's origin with promises of bloody chaos.

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Acclaimed Horror Video Game Getting Blumhouse Movie Adaptation

The acclaimed horror video game Dead By Daylight gets a Blumhouse movie adaptation, with James Wan's Atomic Monster helping develop the film.

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Dead by Daylight Prequel Uncovers The Legion's Terrifying Origin

A sneak peek of the upcoming Dead by Daylight prequel from Titan Comics gives fans a first look at the truth behind the Legion's origin.

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Dead by Daylight: How to Get Every Moonlight Burrow Cosmetic Item

To unlock all ten Moonlight Burrow Cosmetic Items in Dead by Daylight, players must participate in the "Red Envelope minigame" in Trials.

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Dead By Daylight Isn't Scary, And That's Okay

Dead by Daylight is not as scary as one would assume a game full of horror icons would be, but that doesn't keep it from being an entertaining game.

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Dead By Daylight Survivor Guide: Vittorio Toscano (Perks, Tips, & Strategies)

Vittorio Toscano remains a pacifist despite centuries of Trials. His perks in Dead By Daylight help him repair generators faster and avoid the Killer.

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Dead By Daylight Bone Chill Winter Event Guide (Strategies & Rewards)

Dead by Daylight's Bone Chill event returns this year with some changes to gameplay, limited-time cosmetics and charms, and lots of freebies.

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Dead by Daylight Killer Guide: The Knight (Perks, Tips, & Strategies)

The Knight is a new Dead By Daylight Killer who slaughters the countryside with his Guardia Compagnia, who can patrol the map and attack Survivors.

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Gaming’s Greatest Feeling Has Been Commodified

Unlocking content as a reward for good gameplay is one of gaming's best feelings, but it seems to be getting rarer in an age of microtransactions.

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Video Horror Society's 80s Theme Makes It A Must-Play DBD-Esque Horror

This asymmetrical horror game is still in development, but it offers a fun, retro aesthetic that might give Dead By Daylight a run for its money.

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Horror Game Dead by Daylight Announces Official Comic Adaptation

In an exciting announcement from Titan Comics, the hit horror game Dead by Daylight is getting an official comic book releasing in 2023.