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List of All Horror Games

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List of horror games, listed alphabetically with photos of the game's cover art when available. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these horror games have been enjoyed by millions. This list includes all horror games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure, future or new horror games. Various bits of information are available for these top horror games, such as when the game was released and who developed the game. In some instances you can click on the names of the games to get an even more in-depth description of them. These aren't necessarily the best horror games, but there are a lot of popular horror games listed here.

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Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2005 (Capcom)
Resident Evil 4, known as Biohazard 4 in Japan, is a survival horror video game developed by Capcom Production Studio 4 and released by multiple publishers, including Capcom, Ubisoft, Nintendo ...more

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Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 1996 (Capcom)
Resident Evil, originally released in Japan as Bio Hazard, is a survival horror video game developed and released by Capcom originally for the Sony PlayStation in 1996. It was later ported for ...more

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BioShock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2007 (Irrational Games)
BioShock is a first-person shooter video game developed by 2K Boston, and published by 2K Games. The game was released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 platforms in August 2007; a PlayStation ...more

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Resident Evil 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 1998 (Factor 5)
Resident Evil 2, known in Japan as Biohazard 2, is a 1998 survival horror video game originally released for the PlayStation. Developed by Capcom as the second installment in the Resident Evil ...more

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Silent Hill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 1999 (Konami)
Silent Hill is a survival horror video game for the PlayStation published by Konami and developed by Team Silent, a Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo group. The first installment in the Silent ...more

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Resident Evil 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2019 (Capcom)
Resident Evil 2 is a survival horror game developed and published by Capcom. A remake of Resident Evil 2 (1998), it follows rookie police officer Leon S. Kennedy and college student Claire ...more

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Silent Hill 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2003 (Konami)
Silent Hill 3 is a survival horror video game published by Konami for the PlayStation 2 and developed by Team Silent, a production group within Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo. It is the ...more

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Silent Hill 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2001 (Konami)
Silent Hill 2 is a survival horror video game published by Konami for the PlayStation 2 and developed by Team Silent, a production group within Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo. The game was ...more

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Silent Hill 4: The Room ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2004 (Konami)
Silent Hill 4: The Room is survival horror video game, the fourth installment in the Silent Hill series, published by Konami and developed by Team Silent, a production group within Konami ...more

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Silent Hill: Origins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2007 (Climax LA)
Silent Hill: Origins, known as Silent Hill Zero in Japan, is a survival horror video game for the PlayStation Portable developed by Climax Studios. It was published by Konami Digital ...more
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Resident Evil 5 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2009 (Capcom)
Resident Evil 5, known in Japan as Biohazard 5, is an action video game developed and published by Capcom. The game is the fifth main installment in the Resident Evil series. It was released for ...more

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Dead Space is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2008 (Visceral Games)
Dead Space is a 2008 science fiction survival horror video game developed by EA Redwood Shores for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game was released on all platforms through ...more

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Resident Evil Code: Vero... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2000 (Capcom)
Resident Evil Code: Veronica is a 2000 survival horror video game, originally released for the Dreamcast. It was the first Resident Evil title to debut on a non-Sony platform, in contrast to the ...more
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Resident Evil 3: Nemesis... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 1999 (Capcom)
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, known in Japan as Biohazard 3: Last Escape, is a survival horror video game developed by Capcom and originally released for the PlayStation video game console in 1999. ...more

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Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2008 (Valve Corporation)
Left 4 Dead is a cooperative first-person shooter video game with survival horror elements, developed by Turtle Rock Studios and Valve Corporation. The game uses Valve's proprietary Source ...more

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Alone in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 1992 (Krisalis Software)
Alone in the Dark is an action-adventure horror video game originally designed by Frédérick Raynal and developed and published by Infogrames for the PC. Alone in the Dark was ...more
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Doom 3 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2004 (id Software)
Doom 3 is a science fiction survival horror first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Activision. Doom 3 was first released for Microsoft Windows on August 3, ...more
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Parasite Eve II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 1999 (Square Enix)
Parasite Eve II is an action role-playing survival horror video game released exclusively for the PlayStation. The game was developed by SquareSoft and published in Japan in 1999 and in both ...more

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Dino Crisis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 1999 (Capcom)
Dino Crisis is a survival horror video game developed and produced by Capcom originally for the Sony PlayStation console in 1999. Directed by Shinji Mikami, Dino Crisis was developed by the same ...more

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Dino Crisis 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2000 (Capcom)
Dino Crisis 2 is an action-adventure video game for the PlayStation and Microsoft Windows developed by Capcom. It is a sequel to the 1999 survival horror game Dino Crisis and was followed by ...more
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Eternal Darkness: Sanity... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2002 (Silicon Knights)
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem is a psychological horror action-adventure game developed by Silicon Knights and published by Nintendo for the GameCube in 2002. The game was originally ...more

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Clock Tower 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2003 (Sunsoft)
Clock Tower 3 is a 2002 survival horror video game for the PlayStation 2 co-developed by Capcom Production Studio 3 and Sunsoft, and published by Capcom. The game is the fourth installment in ...more
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F.E.A.R. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2005 (Monolith Productions)
F.E.A.R. First Encounter Assault Recon is a survival horror first-person shooter developed by Monolith Productions and published by Vivendi. It was released on October 17, 2005, for Windows, and ...more
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Parasite Eve is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of All Horror Games
Parasite Eve is an action role-playing survival horror video game developed by Square. The game is a sequel to the novel Parasite Eve, written by Hideaki Sena. It is the first game in the ...more

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The House of the Dead II... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of All Horror Games
Released: 2002 (Sega Wow)
The House of the Dead III is a 2002 light gun arcade game with a horror zombie-survival theme, and the third installment to the House of the Dead series of video games, developed by Wow ...more