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The Most Popular Horror Video Games Right Now

Updated October 30, 2020 4.7k votes 741 voters 16.6k views56 items

Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular horror games in 2020. Featuring both old and new games, this list of the most played horror games right now includes some of the scariest games of all-time. What are the top 10 horror video games today?

Survival horror games, like Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Soma, Five Nights at Freddy's, and Amnesia: The Dark Descent, keep getting new players, thanks to Twitch streamers and YouTube gaming channels. Other good scary games trending now include the Twitch sensation PhasmophobiaLone Survivor, The Evil Within 2, Little Nightmares, and Doki Doki Literature Club.

This list features some of the biggest, scariest, and best-selling horror games of all time. From scary multiplayer games to online survival fright fests and more, vote up the best horror games everyone should be playing right now. Games from all consoles (PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch) are welcome, as well as mobile and PC games. Basically, if it scared the pants off you, it's worth voting up.

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    Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

    DeveloperCapcom

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

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    Resident Evil 2 (Remake)

    DeveloperCapcom

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • 3
    Bendy and the Ink Machine

    DeveloperKindly Beast

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, macOS, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • 4
    Alien: Isolation

    DeveloperThe Creative Assembly

    PlatformPC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One

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  • 5
    Until Dawn
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    88

    DeveloperSupermassive Games

    PlatformPlayStation 4

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  • 6
    Outlast 2
    171
    98

    DeveloperRed Barrels

    PlatformPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

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  • 7
    Dead by Daylight

    DeveloperBehavior interactive

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Steam, Windows Store, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • 8
    Little Nightmares

    DeveloperTarsier Studios

    PlatformPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

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  • 9
    Friday the 13th: The Game

    DeveloperIllFonic, Black Tower Studios

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

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  • 10
    Outlast
    52
    9

    DeveloperRed Barrels

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Android, Linux

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  • 11
    Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator

    DeveloperScott Cawthon

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Android, iOS

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  • 12
    Doki Doki Literature Club!

    DeveloperTeam Salvato

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, macOS, Linux

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  • 13
    The Evil Within 2

    DeveloperTango Gameworks

    PlatformPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • 14
    Slender: The Eight Pages

    DeveloperParsec Productions

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, OS X

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  • 15
    Ultimate Custom Night

    DeveloperScott Cawthon

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Android, iOS

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  • 16
    SOMA
    79
    79

    SOMA

    2015

    DeveloperFrictional Games

    PlatformLinux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • 17
    Resident Evil 3 Remake

    DeveloperCapcom

    PlatformPlayStation 4, PC, Xbox One

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  • 18
    Five Nights at Freddy's

    DeveloperScott Cawthon

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Nintendo Switch

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  • 19
    Left 4 Dead
    48
    52

    DeveloperValve Corporation, Turtle Rock Studios

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Personal computer, Xbox 360

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  • 20
    Resident Evil 4

    DeveloperCapcom

    PlatformGameCube, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Wii, iOS

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  • 21
    The Evil Within

    DeveloperTango Gameworks

    PlatformPlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One

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  • 22
    The Walking Dead: The Final Season

    DeveloperTelltale Games, Skybound Games

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

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  • 23
    The Forest

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

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  • 24
    World War Z
    17
    23

    DeveloperSaber Interactive

    PlatformXbox One, PlayStation4 Windows

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  • 25
    The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

    DeveloperSkydance Interactive

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows

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