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The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games 

Chris Abraham
Updated April 3, 2020 3.4k votes 483 voters 8.3k views 40 items

With Resident Evil 7 coming in 2017, people are beginning to wonder what the best PS4 horror games are. This list ranks the scariest Playstation 4 horror games, including top-rated titles like The Evil Within, SOMA, and much more. Interactive horror games like Until Dawn have exploded onto the scene in the last few years, becoming one of the more popular horror genres for PS4. Horror action games for PS4 like Dying Light have also received praise, and there are plenty of horror ports like Resident Evil and Dead Island available for PS4 as well that were previously released on older consoles.

If these scary PS4 games don't phase you at all, you must be the type of person who watches LiveLeak videos while eating lunch. Vote up the scariest horror games for Playstion 4 below, and downvote any that you wouldn't personally recommend to other gamers.

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Until Dawn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Released: 2015 (Supermassive Games)
Until Dawn is a horror adventure video game developed by Supermassive Games and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for PlayStation 4. It was originally scheduled to be released for ...more

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Resident Evil 7: Biohaza... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Released: 2017 (Capcom)
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is a 2017 survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom. The story follows civilian Ethan Winters as he searches for his wife Mia, which leads him to a ...more
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Outlast is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Released: 2013 (Red Barrels Studio)
Outlast is a first-person survival horror video game developed and published by Red Barrels. The game revolves around a freelance investigative journalist, Miles Upshur who decides to ...more

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P.T. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
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The Evil Within is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Released: 2014 (Tango Gameworks)
The Evil Within, known as Psycho Break in Japan, is a third-person survival horror video game developed by Tango Gameworks and published by Bethesda Softworks. It was released in October 2014 ...more

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Alien: Isolation is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Alien: Isolation Released: 2014 (The Creative Assembly)
Alien: Isolation is a survival horror game developed by Creative Assembly and based on the Alien science fiction horror film series. It was published by Sega and released for Windows, ...more
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Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Released: 2005 (Capcom)
Resident Evil 4, known as Biohazard 4 in Japan, is a survival horror video game developed by Capcom Production Studio 4 and released by multiple publishers, including Capcom, Ubisoft, Nintendo ...more

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Resident Evil is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Playstation 4 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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Dying Light is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Dying Light Released: 2014 (Techland)
Dying Light is an open-world survival horror video game developed by Polish video game developer Techland and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. It was released in January 2015 ...more

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Resident Evil 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Resident Evil 2 (Remake) Released: 2019 (Capcom)
Resident Evil 2 is a survival horror game developed and published by Capcom. A remake of Resident Evil 2 (1998), it follows rookie police officer Leon S. Kennedy and college student Claire ...more

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SOMA is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Released: 2015 (Frictional Games)
Soma is a science fiction survival horror video game being developed by Frictional Games. It is expected to be released in early 2015. The game will take place on the PATHOS-2, an underwater ...more

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Resident Evil: Revelatio... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
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Resident Evil Zero is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Released: 2002 (Capcom)
Resident Evil Zero is a 2002 survival horror video game that was developed and published for the GameCube by Capcom. The game's storyline serves as a prequel to the first Resident Evil and ...more

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#31 of 104 The Scariest Video Games of All Time #16 of 95 The Greatest Survival Horror Games of All Timelisted on List of Gamecube Games

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Siren is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Released: 2003 (Sony Computer Entertainment)
Siren, known as Forbidden Siren in the PAL regions, is a survival horror video game developed by Project Siren, a development team of SCE Japan Studio, for the PlayStation 2 in 2003. The story ...more
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Resident Evil 5 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Released: 2009 (Capcom)
Resident Evil 5, known in Japan as Biohazard 5, is an action video game developed and published by Capcom. The game is the fifth main installment in the Resident Evil series. It was released for ...more

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Friday the 13th: The Gam... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
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Friday the 13th: The Game is a 2017 survival horror video game developed by IllFonic, and published by Gun Media. Based on the film franchise, the asymmetrical multiplayer game features seven ...more

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Metro: Last Light is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Metro: Last Light Released: 2013 (4A Games)
Metro: Last Light is a single-player first-person shooter and horror video game developed by Ukrainian studio 4A Games and published by Deep Silver for Microsoft Windows, Linux, PlayStation 3 ...more

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Dead by Daylight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
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Dead by Daylight is an asymmetric survival horror online multiplayer video game developed by Behaviour Interactive and published by Starbreeze Studios. Dead by Daylight was released for the ...more

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Among The Sleep is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Among the Sleep is an upcoming dark and surreal first-person survival horror video game developed by Krillbite Studios for Microsoft Windows, OS X and Linux for release in 2014.
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Resident Evil 3 Remake ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Released: 2020 (Capcom)
Resident Evil 3 is an upcoming survival horror game developed and published by Capcom. The game is a remake of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (1999), and follows Jill Valentine as she attempts to ...more
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The Forest is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Released: 2018 (Endnight Games)
The Forest is a survival video game developed and published by Endnight Games. The game takes place on a remote, heavily forested peninsula where the player character Eric Leblanc and his son ...more
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Observer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
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Observer (stylised as >observer_) is a cyberpunk horror video game developed by Bloober Team and published by Aspyr. It was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on 15 ...more
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Metro 2033 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Released: 2010 (4A Games)
Metro 2033 is a survival horror first-person shooter video game, based on the novel Metro 2033 by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky. Metro 2033 was developed by 4A Games in Ukraine, and was ...more

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Slender: The Arrival is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Slender: The Arrival is a video game developed and published by Blue Isle Studios as a sequel to Parsec Productions's Slender: The Eight Pages. It was released on Microsoft Windows and OS X on ...more
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Resident Evil 6 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Playstation 4 Horror Games
Released: 2012 (Capcom)
Resident Evil 6, known as Biohazard 6 in Japan, is an action-adventure third-person shooter video game and the ninth installment in the Resident Evil series, developed and published by Capcom. ...more