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Spectres

Creatures theme

Includes spectral beings, spirits, or other similar apparitions regardless if they are actually undead or other spirits of the dead.

162
games
33
platforms

Alternate names: Apparitions, Phantoms, Spirits
Name variations: specters

Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar (Atari 400/800)
A800 1986
Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar (MS-DOS)
DOS 1985-09-16
Dragon Age: Origins (Windows)
WIN 2009-10-23
METRO 2033 (Windows)
WIN 2010-03-16
METRO 2033 (Xbox 360)
X360 2010-03-16
Darksiders II (Windows)
WIN 2012-08-14
Shadow Warrior Classic Redux (Windows)
WIN 1997
NecroVisioN: Lost Company (Windows)
WIN 2010-02
Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar (Sharp X1)
SX1 1987
Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons (PlayStation 3)
PS3 2013-09-03
System Shock 2 (Windows)
WIN 1999-08-11
Murdered: Soul Suspect (Xbox 360)
X360 2014-06-03

The first video game about Spectres was released in 1982.

Deep Silver, Klei Entertainment and Origin has published most of these games

This does NOT include creatures labelled as spirits that appear more physical than not. For example, demons are by their very definition purely spiritual beings, but almost all cases depicting them has them as purely physical entities.

Child groups

Ghosts, Demon spirits

Platforms

Windows 63
Linux 31
PS3 12
X360 10
Mac OS X 7
MS-DOS 5
PS4 3
Xbox One 3
Mac OS Classic 2
PS2 2
NEC PC9801 2
Apple II E 1
Atari 400/800 1
MICRO 7 - FM7 1
Atari ST 1
Sharp X1 1
Master System 1
X68000 1
OS/2 1
FM Towns 1
PS Vita 1
NEC PC8801 1
Wii U 1
BSD 1
Apple IIGS 1
Tandy Coco 1
Pandora 1
Switch 1
NES 1
C64 1

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