Playing video is everyone’s favorite thing, I guess. Video games are the best time pass thing and also it helps to give some relaxation to your mind. Many people are die hard fan of video games and have hundreds of games on their PC.
Nowadays, the number of video games is increasing day by day and more interesting video games are coming. A video games lover can spend hours in playing his/her favorite games and when it comes to the horror games then who would say no to them. Nothing is better that playing a horror game which involves actions, jump scare and puzzles. Horror games are way more exciting and interesting to play.
Top 15 Best Horror Games: The Scariest Ones
If you too are a game lover and want some good horror games then this post will help you a lot. It contains Top 15 best horror games. All these games are quite popular and contain great content. Let’s explore our list and get to know about each of the horror game in brief.
Best Horror Games For PC
1. System Shock 2
System Shock 2 is the sequel to system shock. It is one of the most interesting horror games but also quite difficult. You as the player will have to play a role of a soldier who tries to stem the outbreak of genetic infection which has devasted their ship. The player uses his weapons and tools to fight and the game becomes terrifying and difficult as you go to the further levels and if the player chooses his weapon, skills, and tools wisely then only he will be able to kill the enemies. So, it’s a great horror game with amazing jump scare, actions, characters, and sound.
2. Amnesia: The Dark Descent
Be prepared for the scary journey you will have to go through in the Amnesia: The Dark Descent game. This horror game is scary enough to chill you to the core. It is a first person survival horror game. You will face the immersion, discovery and living through the nightmare.
This horror game will offer you to get the experience of the journey of Daniel. A boy who remembers nothing about his past and has gone to a desolate castle. He explores the haunted and the scary pathways. The amazing 3D graphics and the dynamic sound will completely immerse you into the game. You will love it from the starting to the end. Then what to wait for, get the game and play it with the lights switched off and feel the horror.
Get ready to feel the horror. IMSCARED is a meta horror game which the horror game lovers will surely love. This will provide you a real fear of horror. The game will put you in the nightmares and you will have to solve the puzzles and find the keys to escape from the haunted hill. But it’s not as easy as you think. This horror game will try to deceive you, haunt you as many times as it can but you have to accomplish the task and find the keys to get rid of that scary nightmare.
4. Five Nights At Freddy’s
Can you survive five nights at Freddy’s? Well, you will come to know how difficult it is to accomplish the goal. Five nights at Freddy’s. In this horror game, your job is as a security guard and then your watch starts. The parents and the children come to Freddy’s Pizza for entertainment and food. The main character of the game is, of course, Freddy Fazbear and his two Robot friends. These two machines are meant to please the crowd until the night comes. As their behavior becomes unpredictable at night.
So, you need to keep a watch on your security camera but with wiseness, as you have a limited time and the electricity. If the electricity runs out and you don’t find the robots in their proper place then your other problems will start. The proper characters, still images, clever design etc. has made this game quite frightening.
5. Silent Hill 2
Nothing can match the real horror represented in Silent Hill 2. It’s an extremely scary horror game in which the player will have to cover a psychological and disturbing journey in which the tortured souls come along the way too. The game is a mixture of sexual abuse, emotional tragedy, anger, anxiety, and guilt which strengthens the subject matter of the game. So, if you are planning to play a real horror game then Silent Hill 2 is one of the best options.
6. Siren Blood Curse
This game is all about a vanished village named Hanuda. In this village, human sacrifices have been taken place. The village Hanuda is a haunted and dark place surrounded by the red sea. Now it’s your duty as the visitor to rescue the alive inhabitants as this village was cursed but you will have to save the lives of the other inhabitants of the village.
It is not easy to survive there and rescue the others as there are living dead from whom you have to defend yourself. You will get to know more dark secrets of this village Hanuda. The mysteries, the graphics, sound, and the characters make this game one of the perfect horror games for PC. You will surely love it.
7. Layers Of Fear
Layers of fear is a psychological horror game developed by Bloober team. The game is designed for all the major operating systems such as Windows, OS X, Linux. Also, you can even get this amazing game for your PS4. It is a simple person perspective game and you as a player will have to control a painter who is psychologically disturbed.
The painter is trying to complete his masterpiece and the task of the player is to figure out how this can be accomplished. For this, the player needs to solve the puzzles by exploring the environment carefully. First, the mansion of the painter would look normal but when the player starts to explore it and find the things and clues to solve the puzzles, it changes. As you go further to the next levels, the game will intensify and also, the jump scares will occur often which you scare you a lot.
Best Horror Games For PS4
Outlast PS4 game is scary as hell. You will enjoy this hunted game with fear. You will play as the main character of the game who is a journalist and experience his journey to a scary and insane asylum. Most part of the game is dark means the best friend of yours on this journey would be your night vision camera. You will have to face all the horror with your wits and the camera.
But, the horror doesn’t end here as the batteries of the camera run out quickly so, you will need to use your mind and wits to choose wisely. You will run, hide, watch etc, in this whole journey and yes there will come a time when it will chop off your…Well, you will have to play the game to know more about this chopping thing. 😛
9. The Evil Within
The Evil Within is an awesome horror game. The horrifying anxiety, survival horror, intricate story, highly crafted environment etc. makes the game a true horror game. The horror action game will provide an experience of fear and fight for the survival with the limited resources.
The game is divided into several episodes which the player has to cover to get to the further story. The game lies in the story of a Sebastian who got himself in a deranged world where some monster creature resides. After that, the main game starts when the man fights for his survival.
10. Until Dawn
Until Dawn is a horror game which has the capability to scare the shit out of you :P. This game centers around a group of teenagers who decided to go to a fictional blackwood mountain and spend a night in a cabin located on that mountain. They planned this just after two years of the disappearance of twin sisters of a girl in the group.
But after some time in that cabin, they all are attacked by a psychopath. After that, the horror and the real struggle starts. Will they able to survive till the dawn? Well, when you play the game then you will know how difficult it is to survive till dawn in that cabin. The adventures, horror, fear and the struggle to survive will be the center of the game in all the different 100s of scenario. Until dawn received a very good response from the critics and a huge number of people liked the game.
11. Resident Evil 7
Unlike Resident Evil 5 and 6 which reprioritizes the survival horror element in it, Resident Evil 7 is an action-oriented horror game. If the talk about how scary this game is then its name is enough. People like Resident Evil from its first version. The games graphics, the characters, sound etc. are enough to provide a feeling of horror into your body.
The story of the games lies in a Civilian name Ethan Winters who lead to derelict plantation Inhabited by a baker family while searching for his wife. And that’s when the real game starts. The man now has to fight with the baker’s family to defend himself. He uses his tools and weapons for fighting. There come many puzzles to solve in his journey and the healing items for treating the injuries. The game is quite exciting and will keep you interested throughout the time.
12. The Last Of Us Remastered
If you are an action game lover then this game is just for you. The last of us remastered is an action-oriented horror game which features virus infected human or zombies and the people who fight them to rescue the normal human from these fungus-infected humans.
All the players in the game make their own way through the several locations and fights with the infected humans. That would a great game to play as multiplayer. This game also got the amazing response from the people.
13. Lone Survivor
Lone Survivor is one of the best action game which is a great mixture of challenges, puzzles, fight, survival horror, virtual pet, adventure games, physical and psychological survival, stealth mechanics and so on. In the game, you have to escape from a city which is ravaged by diseases and the survival only depends upon you.
The game provides the players a map to navigate through the routes. You have to find food and shelter which is the key to keep the player physically and mentally strong, pistols are required to find in order to kill the mutants which are attracted towards the light and noise. So, players will have to hide in the shadow to avoid the mutants. There are several puzzles you need to go through in order to survive which are quite entertaining and scary at the same time.
14. Dying Light: The Following
Roam a city devasted by the human flesh eating monsters is the center of this game. The players roam around a big world and survive in the game. Remember the zombies are stronger in the night and weaker in the day so, the players have to be extra prepared for the night.
The players use the Parker movements such as sliding, climbing edges, zip-lining, jumping, leaping to kill the enemies. The new version of the game has advanced and more weapons like UVlights, flamethrower, electrical cages and so on to increase the player’s combat ability. The game is full of adventure, action, and horror.
15. Among The Sleep
Among the sleep is a horror-adventure video game. Here, the player has to go through a long journey to find his mother. The child is accompanied by his teddy bear which was gifted to him on his birthday. The child leads to a small cabin while searching for his mother and from this point his journey through the surreal environments starts.
Teddy helps the toddler to fight the obstacles. You as a player can push the objects, opens the doors and the windows, climb the chairs, boxes, and tables to reach the required height of opening the window or door. But the main things from which the toddler needs to be careful and defend himself are the two monsters viz. a feminine figure and a trench coat wearing figure who follows and haunts the toddler. But the scary thing is that there is no way to fend off the monster, and if it appears the child will have to run or hide under the table but if he couldn’t run fast enough then the monster will kill the child and the game will be over.
So, these are top 10 best horror games which you can play. All the games are great. So, which one you liked the most? 🙂