1. The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series(2012)
Release Date Dec 11, 2012
Description:Presenting an original story in the same franchise as the comic book series of the same name, The Walking Dead is a five-part adventure game from Telltale that follows the story of a convicted murderer, his guardianship over a young girl, and his co-operation with a roaming group of survivors in a zombie apocalypse.
Developer: Telltale Games
Publisher: Telltale Games
Other Platforms:PlayStation 3Xbox 360
Tags:Real-Time CombatApocalypseHorrorPost-ApocalypticComic Book
Description:Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger. Fifteen years after the events of Alien, Ellen Ripley’s daughter, Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother's disappearance.
Developer: Creative Assembly
Other Platforms:PlayStation 3PlayStation 4Xbox 360Xbox One
Description:When famous novelist Alan Wake goes on vacation with his wife Alice, he has no idea that the idyllic town of Bright Falls will soon be the site of a terrible battle between light and dark that could threaten everything, even Wake's own sanity.
Description:Metro 2033 is a post-apocalyptic first-person-shooter, set in the underground community built in the ruins of a Russian municipal train system, based on the best-selling novel by Dmitry Glukhovsky.
Description:Hell is an experiment you can't survive in Outlast, a first-person survival horror game developed by veterans of some of the biggest game franchises in history. As investigative journalist Miles Upshur, explore Mount Massive Asylum and try to survive long enough to discover its terrible secret.
Developer: Red Barrels
Publisher: Red Barrels
Other Platforms:PlayStation 4Xbox One
Tags:Quick Time EventIndieFirst-Person PerspectiveFirst-Person PlatformingSingle-Player OnlyHorror
Description:Dying Light is a first-person, action survival game set in a vast open world. Roam a city devastated by a mysterious epidemic, scavenging for supplies and crafting weapons to help defeat the hordes of flesh-hungry enemies the plague has created.
Description:A first-person survival horror game with advanced physics-based puzzles from Frictional Games, the creators of the Penumbra series. Its dynamic of light and darkness and focus on avoidance of enemies rather than combat have been highly influential in recent horror games.
Description:S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Shadow of Chernobyl is a First-Person-Shooter with many Role Playing elements. It's set in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone after a second fictional explosion in the not too distant future. It is known for its atmosphere and relatively difficult gameplay.
Description:Dead Space 2 is the sequel to the 2008 surprise hit Dead Space. The no-longer-silent Isaac Clarke finds himself trapped on a city-sized space station called the Sprawl, which has been overtaken by another Necromorph infestation.
Description:Engineer Isaac Clarke battles a polymorphic virus-like alien infestation which turns human corpses into grotesque undead alien monsters called "Necromorphs", while trying to survive on board an infested interstellar mining ship named the USG Ishimura.
Developer: EA Redwood Shores
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Other Platforms:PlayStation 3Xbox 360
Tags:Quick Time EventBoss FightThird-Person PerspectiveReal-Time CombatPuzzlesSingle-Player OnlyFinal BossHorrorSci-Fi
Description:From the creators of Amnesia: The Dark Descent comes SOMA, a sci-fi horror game set below the waves of the Atlantic ocean. Struggle to survive a hostile world that will make you question your very existence.
Description:In Prey, you awaken aboard Talos I, a space station orbiting the moon in the year 2032. You are the key subject of an experiment meant to alter humanity forever but things have gone terribly wrong. The space station has been overrun by hostile aliens and you are now being hunted.
Developer: Arkane Studios
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Other Platforms:PlayStation 4Xbox One
Tags:Quick Time EventFirst-Person PerspectivePuzzlesStealthHorrorSci-Fi
Description:Six years after the events of Resident Evil 6, newcomer Ethan receives a message from his presumed dead wife to reunite with her at the residence of the reclusive Baker family. The game features a first-person view and a return to traditional Survival Horror mechanics.
Description:You play the game as Paul Prospero, an occult-minded detective who receives a disturbing letter from Ethan Carter. Realizing the boy is in grave danger, Paul arrives at Ethan’s home of Red Creek Valley, where things turn out to be even worse than he imagined. Ethan has vanished in the wake of a brutal murder, which Paul quickly discerns might not be the only local murder worth looking into.
Description:Detective Sebastian Castellanos has lost everything, including his daughter, Lily. To save her, he must descend into the nightmarish world of STEM. Horrifying threats emerge from every corner, and he must rely on his wits to survive.
Description:Alice is back, and so is her fragile grasp on reality. She must journey through both Victorian London and the dark world of Wonderland to retain her sanity and find out the truth behind her family's deaths, in this long-awaited sequel to American McGee's Alice.
Description:Special agent Leon S. Kennedy travels to rural Spain to rescue the U.S. President's kidnapped daughter in Resident Evil's sixth canonical installment. It is notable for a lengthy development cycle which involved a complete overhaul of the series' established gameplay mechanics.
Tags:Cover SystemA.I. CompanionQuick Time EventDestructible EnvironmentThird-Person PerspectiveReal-Time CombatFinal BossHorror
Description:A violent, grisly, and macabre tale from designer R. Michalski, the creator of the adventure game Downfall. The player controls Susan Ashworth, renowned ailurophile, and on the precipice of suicide. Throughout the game she shall encounter five psychopaths, collectively known as "The Parasites".
Description:Immerse yourself in Little Nightmares, a dark whimsical tale that will confront you with your childhood fears! Help Six escape The Maw – a vast, mysterious vessel inhabited by corrupted souls looking for their next meal.
Description:James Sunderland tries to locate his wife in the eponymous town of Silent Hill in the first sequel to the 1999 PlayStation horror game. It is the first installment of the Silent Hill series on the PlayStation 2.
Description:An exploration based adventure by the Swedish developer Frictional Games. Black Plague focuses on where the previous game in the story ends. It requires the player to traverse an underground facility full of zombie-like creatures which they must avoid if they are to survive.
26. Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth(2006)
Release Date Apr 26, 2006
Description:As private investigator Jack Walters, you must investigate mysterious disappearances in the town of Innsmouth. This investigation takes you deep into the dark and unsettling world of H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos.
Description:This survival-horror mod for the original Half-Life depicts a suburban town in Sweden that has been invaded by misshapen horrors and malevolent creatures of mysterious origin, and can be played singleplayer or in a separate co-op campaign.
Description:Condemned is a first person horror game in which you play as detective Ethan Thomas who is on the hunt to find a mysterious serial killer amidst a rising tide of insanity and violence in Metro City.
Developer: Monolith Productions
Other Platforms:Xbox 360
Tags:Quick Time EventBoss FightFirst-Person PerspectiveMultiple EndingsFinal BossHorrorCrime
Description:In the third installment of the Silent Hill series, a teenage girl named Heather finds herself drawn into the demonic world of Silent Hill after a strange encounter with a detective in a local shopping mall.
Description:Silent Hill 4 is the fourth installment of the Survival-Horror series of the same name. This edition stars Henry Townshend, who is possessed remotely by the town of Silent Hill and forced to face an undead serial killer and multiple hellish dimensions in order to escape from his own apartment.
Description:In the third installment of the survival horror series, Jill Valentine must escape the zombie-infected Raccoon City while being hunted down by a genetically-engineered monster called Nemesis.