11 Best Horror Games If You Want a Good Scare

Tired of horror movies? Immerse yourself in these 11 games instead.

Resident Evil (1996)
The original game in the series of the same name is known as Biohazard to Japanese fans, it features two people who are trapped in the mountains while searching for survivors from a special police unit. They found the mansion of the Umbrella Corporation which was responsible for the creation of the Tyrant biological weapon.

Dead Space (2008)
A starship sends a distress signal, so the CEC sends a team to investigate. The rescuer Kellion, however, crashed into the starship Ishimura, trapping the crew in a ship full of monsters.

Alan Wake (2010)
The writer Alan Wake is trying to find out why his wife disappeared while on vacation in Bright Falls, Washington. To his horror, he finds that everything he had written in his current novel is coming true, although he cannot remember writing any of it.

Outlast (2013)
Journalist Miles Upshur goes to Mount Massive Asylum as part of his investigation about the rumored illegal human experiments. When he arrived at the hospital, however, he was greeted by a grisly scene.

Amnesia: The Dark Descent (2010)
Daniel wakes up in a castle in Prussia without any knowledge of his past or why he was there in the first place. He only has three clues about himself, his name, the place called Mayfair, and that someone is looking for him. He then finds a note addressed to himself claiming that he erased his memories so that he can kill the baron of the castle.

Condemned: Criminal Origins (2005)
Set in the city of Metro, the game introduces Ethan Thomas, an investigator who is searching for the serial killer named Serial Killer X. During his search with fellow officers, he discovers that there are non-human creatures that are causing the violence in the city.

Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem (2002)
Alexandra Roivas is looking for clues about the murder of her grandfather in his mansion in Rhode Island. She discovers a secret room that contained unusual items like a book that was bound in human bones and skin.

Silent Hill 2 (2001)
James Sunderland goes to Silent Hills after reading a letter sent by Mary, his dead wife. She is dead for three years, but in the letter, she claimed that she is in their special place in the town.

System Shock 2 (1999)
In the starship Von Braun, a soldier wakes up to discover that its crew had been infected and had the ability to communicate with him telepathically.

Fatal Frame (2001)
Miku Hinasaki is looking for her brother Mafuyu, who disappeared in the Himuro Mansion that was thought to be haunted by supernatural beings.

Penumbra: Black Plague (2008)
This sequel to the Penumbra: Overture continues the story of Philip who found himself in an underground research facility in Greenland. He woke up in a locked room and discovered to his horror that the base was abandoned and populated by strange creatures.

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