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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427 97
Silent Hill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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400 109
Silent Hill 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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295 103
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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366 152
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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185 51
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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283 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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243 101
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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328 131
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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265 142
Dead Space 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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111 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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211 86
Fatal Frame is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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203 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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129 63
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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224 152
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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146 61
Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
paulo-júnior added Resident Evil 1996

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134 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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145 88
Silent Hill: Origins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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139 84
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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155 107
Condemned: Criminal Origins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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148 101
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

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119 114
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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136 130
Fahrenheit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Fahrenheit 2005

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80 44
F.E.A.R. Extraction Point is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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86 53
F.E.A.R. Perseus Mandate is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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126 104
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 97
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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91 99
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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95 81
The Suffering is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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

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95 116
Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Manhunt 2003

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74 67
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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90 119
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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77 103
Sanitarium is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Sanitarium 1998

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81 84
Rule of Rose is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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58 54
F.E.A.R. Files is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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52 71
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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18 4
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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32 24
Layers of Fear is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
LuxieDaemon added Layers of Fear

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53 69
Condemned 2: Bloodshot is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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65 88
Deadly Premonition is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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37 66
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 23
Layers of Fear is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
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Siren: Blood Curse is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
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9 30
Clive Barker's Undying is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Costas Smaseliaf added Clive Barker's Undying 2001

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42 73
The Path is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
The Path 2009

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28 49
Dead Space: Extraction is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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39 70
The Darkness is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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5 23
Anna is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
CliffMoore added Anna Jul 16 2012

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35 66
Silent Hill: Orphan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time