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?" After you are finished voting, head on over and vote on the best survival horror games 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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611 131
Silent Hill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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Dead Space is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Dead Space 2008

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

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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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Doki Doki Literature Club! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
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Dead Space 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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SOMA is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
abarton added SOMA 2015

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F.E.A.R. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
F.E.A.R. 2005

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Silent Hill 4: The Room is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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Alan Wake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Alan Wake 2010

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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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Silent Hill: Shattered Memorie... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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Fatal Frame is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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Doki Doki Literature Club is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
1509965824542 added Doki Doki Literature Club

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The Last of Us is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Mabie1 added The Last of Us 2013

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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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F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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Silent Hill: Origins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Req... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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

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Limbo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
eveholt3141 added Limbo 2010

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F.E.A.R. Extraction Point is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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

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Condemned: Criminal Origins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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

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The Suffering is listed (or ranked) 30 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) 31 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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American McGee's Alice is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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

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Silent Hill: Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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

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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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Manhunt 2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
Manhunt 2 2007

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The Evil Within 2 is listed (or ranked) 38 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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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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Layers of Fear is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
LuxieDaemon added Layers of Fear

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System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
matas-vaitkevicius added System Shock 2 1999

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BioShock 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
BioShock 2 2010

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Rule of Rose is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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Lone Survivor is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
eveholt3141 added Lone Survivor

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outlast 2 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
DipikaG added outlast 2

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Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
DipikaG added Resident Evil 4 2005

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Deadly Premonition is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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Condemned 2: Bloodshot is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time

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Alice: Madness Returns is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
jedi08 added Alice: Madness Returns 2011

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Siren: Blood Curse is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Psychological Horror Games of All Time
paulo-júnior added Siren: Blood Curse