Total Nerd 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.

BioShock and Resident Evil 4 are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the questions, "What are the best horror games?" and "What are the most popular horror games?"

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Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of All Horror Games
Resident Evil 4 2005 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
Resident Evil 1996 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
BioShock 2007 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
Resident Evil 2 1998 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
Silent Hill 1999 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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Silent Hill 3 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of All Horror Games
Silent Hill 3 2003 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) 7 on the list List of All Horror Games
Silent Hill 2 2001 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) 8 on the list List of All Horror Games
Silent Hill 4: The Room 2004 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) 9 on the list List of All Horror Games
Silent Hill: Origins 2007 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) 10 on the list List of All Horror Games
Resident Evil 5 2009 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) 11 on the list List of All Horror Games
Dead Space 2008 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: Veronica is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of All Horror Games
Resident Evil Code: Veronica 2000 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) 13 on the list List of All Horror Games
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis 1999 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) 14 on the list List of All Horror Games
Left 4 Dead 2008 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) 15 on the list List of All Horror Games
Alone in the Dark 1992 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) 16 on the list List of All Horror Games
Doom 3 2004 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) 17 on the list List of All Horror Games
Parasite Eve II 1999 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) 18 on the list List of All Horror Games
Dino Crisis 1999 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) 19 on the list List of All Horror Games
Dino Crisis 2 2000 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's Req... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of All Horror Games
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem 2002 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) 21 on the list List of All Horror Games
Clock Tower 3 2003 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) 22 on the list List of All Horror Games
F.E.A.R. 2005 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) 23 on the list List of All Horror Games
Parasite Eve 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 III is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of All Horror Games
The House of the Dead III 2002 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

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Haunting Ground is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of All Horror Games
Haunting Ground 2005 Haunting Ground, known as Demento in Japan, is a survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom for the PlayStation 2 in 2005. The game is a spin-off of the Clock Tower series, ...more

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Manhunt 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of All Horror Games
Manhunt 2 2007 Manhunt 2 is a stealth-based survival horror video game published by Rockstar Games. It was developed by Rockstar London for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 2, Rockstar Leeds for the ...more

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Aliens: Colonial Marines is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of All Horror Games
Aliens: Colonial Marines 2013 Aliens: Colonial Marines is a first-person shooter video game developed by Gearbox Software and published by Sega. The game is set in the Alien universe and takes place after the events of the ...more

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Resident Evil Zero is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of All Horror Games
Resident Evil Zero 2002 Resident Evil Zero is a 2002 survival horror video game that was developed and published for the GameCube by Capcom. The game's storyline serves as a prequel to the first Resident Evil and ...more

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Silent Hill: Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of All Horror Games
Silent Hill: Homecoming 2008 Silent Hill: Homecoming is a survival horror video game, the sixth installment in the Silent Hill, developed by Double Helix Games. Homecoming follows the journey of Alex Shepherd, a soldier ...more

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Zombies Ate My Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of All Horror Games
Zombies Ate My Neighbors 1993 Zombies Ate My Neighbors is a run and gun video game developed by LucasArts and originally published by Konami for the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis consoles in 1993. One or two players take ...more

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Resident Evil: Dead Aim is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of All Horror Games
Resident Evil: Dead Aim 2003 Resident Evil: Dead Aim, known as Gun Survivor 4: Biohazard: Heroes Never Die in Japan, is the fourth release in a series of light gun shooter video games by Capcom. It is also the first in the ...more

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Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butter... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of All Horror Games
Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly 2004 Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly, known in Europe as Project Zero II: Crimson Butterfly and in Japan as Zero ~Akai Chō~, is a 2003 Japanese survival horror video game developed and originally ...more

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Siren is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of All Horror Games
Siren 2003 Siren, known as Forbidden Siren in the PAL regions, is a survival horror video game developed by Project Siren, a development team of SCE Japan Studio, for the PlayStation 2 in 2003. The story ...more

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Resident Evil Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of All Horror Games
Resident Evil Outbreak 2003 Resident Evil Outbreak, known as Biohazard Outbreak in Japan, is a survival horror video game with online playability for the PlayStation 2. Initially released in 2003, it was developed by ...more

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Condemned 2: Bloodshot is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of All Horror Games
Condemned 2: Bloodshot 2008 Condemned 2: Bloodshot is a brawler action video game with psychological horror elements, developed by Monolith Productions and published by Sega for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 video game ...more

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Alone in the Dark 3 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of All Horror Games
Alone in the Dark 3 1995 Alone in the Dark 3 is the third installment of the Alone in the Dark survival horror video game series created by Infogrames. The video game was released for DOS computers in 1994. It was ...more

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Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of All Horror Games
Manhunt 2003 Manhunt is a stealth-based survival horror video game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. It was released in North America on November 18, 2003, for the PlayStation 2 ...more

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Prototype is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of All Horror Games
Prototype 2009 Prototype is a 2009 action-adventure open world video game developed by Radical Entertainment and published by Activision. The game was released in North America on June 9, 2009, and in ...more

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The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Re... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of All Horror Games
The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return 2008 The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return is a compilation and re-release of The House of the Dead 2 and III for Wii. It is compatible with the Wii Zapper peripheral.

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System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of All Horror Games
System Shock 2 1999 System Shock 2 is a first-person shooter action role-playing survival horror video game for Microsoft Windows, Apple OS X and Linux. The title was designed by Ken Levine and co-developed by ...more

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Resident Evil Survivor is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of All Horror Games
Resident Evil Survivor 2000 Resident Evil Survivor, known in Japan as Biohazard Gun Survivor, is a first person shooter video game developed by TOSE and published by Capcom. It was released on the PlayStation in Japan on ...more

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Alone in the Dark 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of All Horror Games
Alone in the Dark 2 1994 Alone in the Dark 2 is the 1993 sequel to 1992's survival horror video game Alone in the Dark developed and published by Infogrames as the second installment in the series. It was ported to the ...more

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F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of All Horror Games
F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin 2009 F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin is a first-person shooter survival horror video game, developed by Monolith Productions and published by Warner Bros. for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox ...more

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Condemned: Criminal Origins is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of All Horror Games
Condemned: Criminal Origins 2005 Condemned: Criminal Origins is a first-person brawler video game with psychological horror elements, developed by Monolith Productions and published by Sega. It was launched worldwide in 2005 on ...more

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Splatterhouse is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of All Horror Games
Splatterhouse 1988 Splatterhouse is a 1988 beat 'em up slasher arcade game developed and published by Namco. It is also subsequently the title of the entire series of games released in home console and personal ...more

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Alone in the Dark: The New Nig... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of All Horror Games
Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare 2001 Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare, alternatively known as Alone in the Dark 4, is the fourth installment of the survival horror video game series Alone in the Dark, developed by Darkworks and ...more

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Resident Evil Outbreak: File #... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of All Horror Games
Resident Evil Outbreak: File #2 2004 Resident Evil Outbreak: File #2, known in Japan as Biohazard: Outbreak: File 2, is a stand-alone expansion to the original Resident Evil Outbreak. It was released for the PlayStation 2 in Japan ...more

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Return to Castle Wolfenstein is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of All Horror Games
Return to Castle Wolfenstein 2001 Return to Castle Wolfenstein is a first-person shooter video game published by Activision and originally released on November 19, 2001 for Microsoft Windows and subsequently for PlayStation 2, ...more

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The House of the Dead 4 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of All Horror Games
The House of the Dead 4 2005 The House of the Dead 4 is a light gun arcade game with a horror theme and the fourth installment of the House of the Dead series of video games, developed by Sega. The game takes place between ...more

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The Suffering is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of All Horror Games
The Suffering 2004 The Suffering is a psychological horror video game, developed mainly by Surreal Software and published by Midway Games, released in 2004 for the Xbox, PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Windows. The ...more