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The Best PlayStation Horror Games 

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If you owned a PlayStation at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few horror games in your collection. After all, is there anything better than a scary video game that will make you jump out of your skin as you play it? The games on this list pit you against zombies, mutants, animals, and even other humans that are bent on killing you. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best PlayStation horror games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling horror games that were released for the PS. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. You can vote for any of these items, from Resident Evil to Silent Hill.

Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.

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Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1996 (Capcom)
Resident Evil, originally released in Japan as Bio Hazard, is a survival horror video game developed and released by Capcom originally for the Sony PlayStation in 1996. It was later ported for ...more

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Silent Hill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1999 (Konami)
Silent Hill is a survival horror video game for the PlayStation published by Konami and developed by Team Silent, a Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo group. The first installment in the Silent ...more

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Resident Evil 3: Nemesis... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1999 (Capcom)
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, known in Japan as Biohazard 3: Last Escape, is a survival horror video game developed by Capcom and originally released for the PlayStation video game console in 1999. ...more

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Resident Evil 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1998 (Factor 5)
Resident Evil 2, known in Japan as Biohazard 2, is a 1998 survival horror video game originally released for the PlayStation. Developed by Capcom as the second installment in the Resident Evil ...more

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Parasite Eve is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Parasite Eve is an action role-playing survival horror video game developed by Square. The game is a sequel to the novel Parasite Eve, written by Hideaki Sena. It is the first game in the ...more

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Parasite Eve II is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1999 (Square Enix)
Parasite Eve II is an action role-playing survival horror video game released exclusively for the PlayStation. The game was developed by SquareSoft and published in Japan in 1999 and in both ...more

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Dino Crisis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1999 (Capcom)
Dino Crisis is a survival horror video game developed and produced by Capcom originally for the Sony PlayStation console in 1999. Directed by Shinji Mikami, Dino Crisis was developed by the same ...more

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Alone in the Dark: The N... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 2001 (Pocket Studios)
Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare, alternatively known as Alone in the Dark 4, is the fourth installment of the survival horror video game series Alone in the Dark, developed by Darkworks and ...more
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Dino Crisis 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 2000 (Capcom)
Dino Crisis 2 is an action-adventure video game for the PlayStation and Microsoft Windows developed by Capcom. It is a sequel to the 1999 survival horror game Dino Crisis and was followed by ...more
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Clock Tower is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
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Nightmare Creatures is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1997 (Kalisto Entertainment)
Nightmare Creatures is a survival horror video game released for the PlayStation, Microsoft Windows and Nintendo 64. It was developed by Kalisto Entertainment and published by Activision and ...more
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Hellnight is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1998 (Atlus)
Hellnight, known as in Japan, is a first-person survival horror video game developed and published by Atlus Co. in collaboration with Konami in 1998. The game's popularity was low, possibly ...more
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Koudelka is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1999 (Sacnoth)
Koudelka is a role-playing game developed by Sacnoth for the Sony PlayStation. The game was released on December 16, 1999 in Japan, on November 30, 1999 in North America, and September 29, 2000 ...more
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Galerians is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1999 (Polygon Magic)
Galerians is a survival horror video game developed by Polygon Magic, published by ASCII Entertainment and distributed by Crave Entertainment. for the Sony PlayStation. The game follows a boy ...more
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Echo Night is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
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Countdown Vampires is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1999 (K2 LLC)
Countdown Vampires is a survival horror game for the PlayStation developed by K2 LLC and published by Bandai. It distinguished itself from many of the horror games of its time by featuring ...more
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Alone in the Dark 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1994 (Infogrames Entertainment SA)
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Hexen: Beyond Heretic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
MitchBrooks added Released: 1995 (Acclaim Cheltenham)
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Clock Tower II: The Stru... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1998 (Human Entertainment)
Clock Tower II: The Struggle Within, released in Japan as Clock Tower Ghost Head, is a survival horror point-and-click adventure game created by Human Entertainment, published by Agetec, and was ...more

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D is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1995 (WARP)
D is a survival horror puzzle adventure game released in 1995 by WARP. The first entry in the D series and one of the first games released by the company, it dealt with taboo content such as ...more
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Clock Tower: The First F... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1995 (Human Entertainment)
Clock Tower is the first installment of the Clock Tower survival horror point-and-click adventure game series created by Human Entertainment for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It was ...more
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MediEvil is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Seferin added Released: 1998 (Sony Computer Entertainment)
MediEvil is a series of action-adventure hack n' slash video games developed by SCE Cambridge Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The main protagonist of the series is a ...more
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Soul of the Samurai is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1999 (Konami)
Soul of the Samurai, is an action-adventure game by developed and published by Konami in 1999 for the PlayStation.
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Vampire Hunter D is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 2000 (Victor Interactive Software)
Vampire Hunter D is a PlayStation video game based on the series of books and movies of the same name. Along with Countdown Vampires, it is one of the few survival horror games to revolve around ...more
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Dark Seed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation Horror Games
Released: 1992 (Cyberdreams)
Dark Seed is a psychological horror point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Cyberdreams in 1992. It exhibits a normal world and a dark world counterpart, which is based on the ...more

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