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This is a list of the best survival horror games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated survival horror games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest survival horror games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these survival horror games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging survival horror games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new survival horror games.

This list contains games like Fatal Frame and Enemy Zero.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best survival horror games?" and "What is the greatest survival horror game game of all time?"

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97 19
Resident Evil 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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100 26
Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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77 21
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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54 9
Silent Hill is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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82 30
Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butter... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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83 32
Dead Space is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
Dead Space 2008

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78 29
Fatal Frame is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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66 26
The Last of Us is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
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56 22
Fatal Frame III: The Tormented is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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53 20
Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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30 11
Silent Hill 4: The Room is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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38 19
Zero: Tsukihami no Kamen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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39 21
Penumbra: Overture is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
Penumbra: Overture Mar 30 2007

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40 22
Clock Tower is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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48 32
Dead Space 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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28 14
Alone in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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28 15
Parasite Eve II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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30 17
Silent Hill: Shattered Memorie... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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26 15
Haunting Ground is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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29 18
System Shock 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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Alan Wake is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
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40 29
Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Req... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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30 20
Doom 3 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
Doom 3 2004

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35 25
Silent Hill: Origins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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20 13
Parasite Eve is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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27 20
The Thing is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
The Thing 2002

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20 14
Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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32 27
Siren: Blood Curse is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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29 24
Metro 2033 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
Metro 2033 2010

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16 11
Dino Crisis 2 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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16 14
The Suffering is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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15 13
Penumbra: Requiem is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
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27 26
Forbidden Siren 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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12 10
Siren is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
Siren 2003

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19 18
Silent Hill: Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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12 11
System Shock is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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10 9
Kuon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
Kuon 2004

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8 7
D is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
D 1995

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4 3
Enemy Zero is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
Enemy Zero 1997

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ObsCure is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
ObsCure 2005

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18 19
Clive Barker's Undying is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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9 9
Condemned 2: Bloodshot is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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31 34
Left 4 Dead is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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13 14
Cold Fear is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
Cold Fear 2005

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18 20
Resident Evil 5 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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17 19
Manhunt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
Manhunt 2003

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21 24
Dead Island is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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19 22
Dead Rising is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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11 13
American McGee's Alice is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time

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11 13
I Am Alive is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Survival Horror Games of All Time
I Am Alive 2012