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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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468 102
Silent Hill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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437 115
Silent Hill 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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402 161
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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324 114
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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213 64
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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275 110
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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310 102
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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293 149
Dead Space 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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351 143
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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141 44
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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222 97
Fatal Frame is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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220 100
Silent Hill: Shattered Memorie... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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152 81
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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156 63
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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241 176
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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159 74
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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161 93
Silent Hill: Origins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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104 48
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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109 57
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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149 100
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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164 120
Condemned: Criminal Origins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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158 124
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

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122 136
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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61 17
Doki Doki Literature Club! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Ben Green added Doki Doki Literature Club!

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140 147
Fahrenheit is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Fahrenheit 2005

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115 85
The Suffering is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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95 120
Limbo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
eveholt3141 added Limbo 2010

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78 56
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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131 124
American McGee's Alice is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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96 117
I Have No Mouth, and I Must Sc... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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112 109
Silent Hill: Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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101 137
Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Manhunt 2003

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95 141
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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81 122
Sanitarium is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Sanitarium 1998

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27 11
System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
matas-vaitkevicius added System Shock 2 1999

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80 93
BioShock 2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
BioShock 2 2010

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86 103
Rule of Rose is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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56 90
Penumbra: Black Plague is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
eveholt3141 added Penumbra: Black Plague 2008

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17 4
The Evil Within 2 is listed (or ranked) 40 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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19 10
Doki Doki Literature Club is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
1509965824542 added Doki Doki Literature Club

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38 47
Layers of Fear is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
LuxieDaemon added Layers of Fear

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67 109
Deadly Premonition is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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37 86
Lone Survivor is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
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54 90
Condemned 2: Bloodshot is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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26 44
Layers of Fear is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
LuxieDaemon added Layers of Fear

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32 60
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 58
Dead Space: Extraction is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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42 89
The Darkness is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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42 91
The Path is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
The Path 2009