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Horror Games

Usually some of the most atmospheric games come from the horror genre. Classics like Condemned, Alan Wake, Dead Space, and much more can be said to engross players in atmospheres that pull at their emotions and leave them scared on the edge of their seats.

  1. Doom (Series)

    • Windows
    • Steam
    • Nintendo Switch Online
    • Xbox
    • Stadia
    Doom is a science fiction horror-themed first-person shooter video game in which players assume the role of a space marine, popularly known as "Doomguy", who must fight his way through the hordes of invading demons from Hell. Represent entire series of Doom games including Doom , Doom II: Hell on Earth, Final Doom, Doom 64, Doom 3, Doom (2016), Doom Eternal.
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  2. Metro (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Epic Games Store
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Xbox
    Metro 2033 is a survival horror first-person shooter video game, based on the novel Metro 2033 by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky. Metro 2033 was developed by 4A Games in Ukraine, and was released on Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 in March 2010. Represent entire series of Metro games including Metro 2033, Metro: Last Light, Metro Redux, Metro Exodus.


  3. Dead Space (Series)

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Wine
    Dead Space is a survival horror third-person shooter video game for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Represent entire series of Dead Space games.
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  4. Amnesia: The Dark Descent is a first person survival horror game for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. The game features a protagonist named Daniel exploring a dark and foreboding castle, while avoiding monsters and other obstructions as well as solving puzzles.
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  5. Resident Evil, known as Biohazard in Japan, is a survival horror video game-based media franchise created by Shinji Mikami and Tokuro Fujiwara and owned by the video game company Capcom. Represent entire series of Resident Evil games.
  6. Dying Light is an open world first person action-adventure survival horror video game developed by Polish video game developer Techland and published by Warner Bros. Represent entire series of Dying Light games.
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  7. Dead Island features an apparent open world roaming, divided by relatively large areas, and played from a first-person perspective. Most of the gameplay is built around combat and completing quests. Represent entire series of Dead Island games.
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  8. Silent Hill is a survival horror video game series consisting of eight installments published by Konami and its subsidiary Konami Digital Entertainment. Represent entire series of Silent Hill games.
  9. Slender: The Eight Pages is a free indie-developed psychological horror/survival horror video game for Microsoft Windows and OS X. The game is based on the Something Awful forums' creation, Slender Man.
  10. Fifteen years after the events of Alien™, Ellen Ripley’s daughter, Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother's disappearance.
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  11. The post-soviet country of Chernarus is struck by an unknown virus, turning the majority population into frenzied infected. Fighting over resources has bred a hostile mentality among survivors, driving what’s left of humanity to collapse.
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    • Windows
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Xbox
    Prey casts players aboard space station Talos I in the midst of an experiment gone awry. The station is overrun by hostile aliens and players must survive using mind-bending powers and weaponry as the fate of humanity is at hand.
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  12. Layers of Fear is an foray into madness, a first-person horror game that sets a tone of fear and dread through provocative story telling as you explore a Victorian setting complete with mood-setting art pieces.
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    SOMA is an unsettling story about identity, consciousness, and what it means to be human. Seek out the last remaining inhabitants amidst a world of horrors beneath the Atlantic ocean.
  13. Five Nights at Freddy's is an indie point-and-click survival horror video game developed by Scott Cawthon. Represent entire series of Five Nights at Freddy's games.