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Alan Wake Alternatives

Alan Wake is described as 'A Psychological Action Thriller' and is a Horror Game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to Alan Wake for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Mac, Linux and Xbox. The best alternative is Left 4 Dead. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try SCP: Containment Breach. Other Alan Wake like games are Dying Light, Slender: The Eight Pages, Silent Hill and Resident Evil.

Alan Wake alternatives are mainly Horror Games but may also be First-Person Shooters or Survival Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Alan Wake.
This page was last updated Nov 12, 2021
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A Psychological Action Thriller.

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  1. Left 4 Dead (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows
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    • Steam
    • Xbox

    Left 4 Dead (abbreviated as L4D) is a cooperative first-person shooter arcade-style video game.

    Represent entire series of Left 4 Dead games.
  2. Dying Light (Series)

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam

    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.


  3. 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.

  4. Silent Hill (Series)

    • Windows

    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.
  5. Resident Evil (Series)

    • Windows

    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. 7 Days to Die

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    • Windows
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    • Steam

    In the year 2034 nuclear attacks have decimated the Earth and the remaining population is infected by an unknown virus. The infected die within 7 days and soon reanimate becoming blood-thirsty zombies. No one believed it; nobody expected it and nothing can stop it!

  7. 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.

  8. SCP: Containment Breach

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    • Windows

    SCP: Containment Breach is an indie survival horror video game based on the stories of the SCP Foundation website.

  9. Control (game)

    • Windows
    • Epic Games Store
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    After a secretive agency in New York is invaded by an otherworldly threat, you become the new Director struggling to regain Control in this supernatural 3rd person action-adventure from Remedy Entertainment.

  10. Layers of Fear

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    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    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.

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