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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459 100
Silent Hill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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427 113
Silent Hill 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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392 157
Dead Space is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Dead Space 2008

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314 111
Amnesia: The Dark Descent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
eveholt3141 added Amnesia: the Dark Descent Frictional Games

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205 59
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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268 105
F.E.A.R. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
F.E.A.R. 2005

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302 98
Silent Hill 4: The Room is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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286 144
Dead Space 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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344 139
Alan Wake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Alan Wake 2010

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133 40
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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216 95
Fatal Frame is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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216 99
Silent Hill: Shattered Memorie... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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146 75
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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153 59
F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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The Last of Us is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Mabie1 added The Last of Us 2013

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155 72
Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
paulo-júnior added Resident Evil 1996

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156 92
Silent Hill: Origins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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99 45
F.E.A.R. Extraction Point is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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105 54
F.E.A.R. Perseus Mandate is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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146 99
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Req... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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161 117
Condemned: Criminal Origins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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154 119
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

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Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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138 143
Fahrenheit is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Fahrenheit 2005

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111 82
The Suffering is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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91 115
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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129 120
American McGee's Alice is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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75 55
F.E.A.R. Files is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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I Have No Mouth, and I Must Sc... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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111 105
Silent Hill: Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Manhunt 2003

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94 135
Manhunt 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Manhunt 2 2007

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Sanitarium is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Sanitarium 1998

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78 87
BioShock 2 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
BioShock 2 2010

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85 100
Rule of Rose is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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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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22 10
System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
matas-vaitkevicius added System Shock 2 1999

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The Evil Within 2 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Guest_1ee5eddc-28ef-49ff-ae5a-1d792385d0fb added The Evil Within 2

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21 13
Doki Doki Literature Club! is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Ben Green added Doki Doki Literature Club!

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Layers of Fear is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
LuxieDaemon added Layers of Fear

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67 104
Deadly Premonition is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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37 83
Lone Survivor is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
eveholt3141 added Lone Survivor

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Condemned 2: Bloodshot is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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Layers of Fear is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
LuxieDaemon added Layers of Fear

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Doki Doki Literature Club is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
1509965824542 added Doki Doki Literature Club

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Siren: Blood Curse is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
paulo-júnior added Siren: Blood Curse

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30 55
Dead Space: Extraction is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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42 88
The Path is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
The Path 2009

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