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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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428 172
Dead Space is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Dead Space 2008

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504 106
Silent Hill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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338 129
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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467 121
Silent Hill 3 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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232 80
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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311 158
Dead Space 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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162 49
SOMA is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
abarton added SOMA 2015

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298 118
F.E.A.R. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
F.E.A.R. 2005

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337 109
Silent Hill 4: The Room is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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371 151
Alan Wake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Alan Wake 2010

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240 107
Silent Hill: Shattered Memorie... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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163 97
The Evil Within is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
will-kelly added The Evil Within 2014

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232 103
Fatal Frame is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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255 198
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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141 30
Doki Doki Literature Club! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Ben Green added Doki Doki Literature Club!

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169 68
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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174 82
Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
paulo-júnior added Resident Evil 1996

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174 97
Silent Hill: Origins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Silent Hill: Origins Nov 06 2007

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123 147
Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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115 53
F.E.A.R. Extraction Point is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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146 154
Fahrenheit is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Fahrenheit 2005

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96 133
Limbo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
eveholt3141 added Limbo 2010

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116 62
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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154 105
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Req... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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166 123
Condemned: Criminal Origins is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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163 130
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
BioShock 2007

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121 86
The Suffering is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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97 124
I Have No Mouth, and I Must Sc... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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85 57
F.E.A.R. Files is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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103 143
Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Manhunt 2003

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121 109
Silent Hill: Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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136 130
American McGee's Alice is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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97 147
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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84 128
Sanitarium is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Sanitarium 1998

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45 17
Doki Doki Literature Club is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
1509965824542 added Doki Doki Literature Club

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57 95
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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82 96
BioShock 2 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
BioShock 2 Feb 09 2010

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24 6
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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28 13
System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
matas-vaitkevicius added System Shock 2 1999

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87 109
Rule of Rose is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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50 54
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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38 91
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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68 115
Deadly Premonition is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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55 94
Condemned 2: Bloodshot is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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22 93
Dark Seed is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Dark Seed Jan 01 1992

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34 65
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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10 52
Clive Barker's Undying is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Costas Smaseliaf added Clive Barker's Undying 2001

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31 61
Dead Space: Extraction is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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45 95
The Darkness is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time