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The Best Horror Games On Steam

Updated October 20, 2020 2.6k votes 314 voters 7.2k views49 items

There are tons of good horror games on Steam, but which games are really worth buying? This list seeks to answer that question by ranking the best horror games available right now. It seems like developers are making a lot of scary games on Steam these days, which is great in theory, but it also makes it kind of difficult to find the spookiest games Steam has to offer. What do you think are the top 10 best horror games in the Steam Store?

Below you'll find a ranked list of what other gamers believe to be the scariest horror games on Steam, including popular indie horror games like Amnesia: The Dark Descent, as well as super popular titles like Left 4 Dead 2, Resident Evil 4,  and Phasmophobia. One of the newer horror games on Steam is Observer, a cyberpunk horror game that messes with your head through a series of puzzles and crazy flashbacks. And if you're looking for free Steam horror games, The Grounding is a solid choice.

Vote up the top PC horror games that had the hair on your neck standing, and vote down all the duds.

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  • Resident Evil 71
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    Resident Evil 7

    2017

    DeveloperCapcom

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  • Amnesia: The Dark Descent2

    DeveloperFrictional Games

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  • Outlast3
    107
    53

    DeveloperRed Barrels

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  • Alien: Isolation4
    67
    30

    Alien: Isolation

    2014

    DeveloperThe Creative Assembly

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  • Dead Space5
    67
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    DeveloperVisceral Games

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  • F.E.A.R.6
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    F.E.A.R.

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  • Alan Wake7
    36
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    DeveloperRemedy Entertainment

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  • Phasmophobia8

    DeveloperKinetic Games

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  • SOMA9
    48
    25

    SOMA

    2015

    DeveloperFrictional Games

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  • Resident Evil 2 (Remake)10
    34
    11

    Resident Evil 2 (Remake)

    2019

    DeveloperCapcom

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    DeveloperVisceral Games

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    DeveloperValve Corporation

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    DeveloperTeam Salvato

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    DeveloperCapcom

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  • Little Nightmares15

    DeveloperTarsier Studios

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  • The Forest16
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    DeveloperEndnight Games

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    DeveloperRed Barrels

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  • System Shock 218

    DeveloperLooking Glass Technologies, Inc., Irrational Games, Looking Glass Studios

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  • Darkwood19
    12
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    DeveloperAcid Wizard Studio

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  • F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin20

    DeveloperMonolith Productions

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  • Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs21
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    Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs

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  • Dead by Daylight22

    DeveloperBehaviour Interactive

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  • Carrion23
    2
    2

    DeveloperPhobia Game Studio, Devolver Digital

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  • F.E.A.R. 324
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    F.E.A.R. 3

    2011

    DeveloperWargaming Chicago-Baltimore

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  • The Evil Within25

    DeveloperTango Gameworks

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