15 Forgotten Horror Game Franchises That Need To Rise From The Grave

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Which is the horror game you most want to rise from the grave?

October is a time to celebrate the things that go bump in the night. Horror game franchises, especially those that have long since been forgotten, shine right about now and there's no shortage of them. If you love the little fright you get when an evil character jumps from nowhere to suck away your sanity and soul, then you're probably familiar with the classics. Only the truly dedicated tend to know, however, about the old scary video games that didn't make it as well as their mainstream counterparts. Certainly there are more than a few forgotten horror games that you've heard of but have never had the chance to play. 

This list celebrates the infamous horror gems like Silent Hill and the lesser known gems like Clock Tower but they're all great. There's a nightmare in here for everyone. Which is the horror game you most want to rise from the grave the most? Make sure to vote!

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  • Silent Hill
    468 votes
    • Developer: Konami, Team Silent
    • Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Horror, Puzzle game, Third-person Shooter, Survival horror
    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 Hill ...more
  • Dead Space
    352 votes
    • Developer: EA Redwood Shores
    • Genres (Video game): Survival, Horror
    Dead Space is a survival, horror game developed by EA Redwood Shores and published by Electronic Arts. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in 2008. The debut ...more
  • Fatal Frame
    246 votes
    • Developer: Tecmo
    • Genres (Video game): Horror fiction, Survival horror game
    Fatal Frame s a survival horror video game developed by Tecmo for the PlayStation 2. The first installment in the Fatal Frame series, it released in 2001 in Japan and 2002 in North America and ...more
  • F.E.A.R.


    305 votes
  • Parasite Eve
    256 votes
    • Developer: Square
    • Genres (Video game): Console role-playing game, Horror, Action
    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 Parasite ...more
  • Alan Wake
    210 votes
    • Developer: Remedy Entertainment
    • Genres (Video game): Action-adventure
    Alan Wake is a survival horror video game developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Microsoft Game Studios. The game was released for the Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows and a remaster was ...more