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The Most Popular Horror Video Games Right Now

Updated October 30, 2020 4.8k votes 774 voters 17.1k 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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    DeveloperCapcom

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

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    DeveloperKindly Beast

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

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    DeveloperThe Creative Assembly

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

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    PlatformPC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

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    DeveloperScott Cawthon

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Android, iOS

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    DeveloperParsec Productions

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, OS X

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    2015

    DeveloperFrictional Games

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

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    DeveloperValve Corporation

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    DeveloperNaughty Dog

    PlatformPlayStation 4, PlayStation 3

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    10
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    PlatformPlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

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    47
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