survival horror

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Etymology[edit]

Calque of Japanese サバイバルホラー (sabaibaru horā), from English survival +‎ horror

Noun[edit]

survival horror (countable and uncountable, plural survival horrors)

  1. (video games) A video game genre that emphasizes scarcity of resources (such as health or ammunition refills) in a dangerous setting like that of a horror film.

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