Total Nerd The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the best video games in the psychological horror genre.

This is a list of the best psychological horror games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated psychological horror games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest psychological horror games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these psychological horror games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging psychological horror games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new psychological horror games.

The list you're viewing is made up of different fun psychological horror games like Dead Space and Silent Hill.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best psychological horror games?" and "What is the greatest psychological horror game of all time?"
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Silent Hill 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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431 97
Silent Hill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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403 109
Silent Hill 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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296 105
Amnesia: The Dark Descent is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
eveholt3141 added Amnesia: the Dark Descent Frictional Games

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369 153
Dead Space is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Dead Space 2008

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186 52
Outlast is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Noor Ibrahim added Outlast 2013

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286 92
Silent Hill 4: The Room is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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246 101
F.E.A.R. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
F.E.A.R. 2005

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331 132
Alan Wake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Alan Wake 2010

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268 142
Dead Space 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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115 36
SOMA is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
abarton added SOMA 2015

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212 87
Fatal Frame is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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205 97
Silent Hill: Shattered Memorie... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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131 66
The Evil Within is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
will-kelly added The Evil Within 2014

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226 154
The Last of Us is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Mabie1 added The Last of Us 2013

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147 63
Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
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137 57
F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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147 89
Silent Hill: Origins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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139 87
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Req... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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155 109
Condemned: Criminal Origins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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149 104
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

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119 117
Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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83 44
F.E.A.R. Extraction Point is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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89 53
F.E.A.R. Perseus Mandate is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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136 133
Fahrenheit is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Fahrenheit 2005

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127 107
American McGee's Alice is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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86 100
Limbo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
eveholt3141 added Limbo 2010

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92 101
I Have No Mouth, and I Must Sc... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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96 82
The Suffering is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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109 99
Silent Hill: Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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96 119
Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Manhunt 2003

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74 70
BioShock 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
BioShock 2 2010

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61 54
F.E.A.R. Files is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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90 122
Manhunt 2 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Manhunt 2 2007

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78 105
Sanitarium is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Sanitarium 1998

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81 87
Rule of Rose is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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52 74
Penumbra: Black Plague is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
eveholt3141 added Penumbra: Black Plague 2008

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19 5
System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
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32 27
Layers of Fear is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
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53 72
Condemned 2: Bloodshot is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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65 91
Deadly Premonition is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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37 69
Lone Survivor is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
eveholt3141 added Lone Survivor

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19 26
Layers of Fear is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
LuxieDaemon added Layers of Fear

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29 45
Siren: Blood Curse is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
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28 49
Dead Space: Extraction is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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9 33
Clive Barker's Undying is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Costas Smaseliaf added Clive Barker's Undying 2001

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42 76
The Path is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
The Path 2009

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39 73
The Darkness is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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35 69
Silent Hill: Orphan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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5 26
Anna is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
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