Top Ten Scariest Video Games


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21Alien: Isolation

This game makes me very nervous, creepy atmosphere, alien and it's A.I. ,soundtrack... This is very creepy horror game and it should be in at least top 5!

Should be higher than Five Nights At Teddy Bear whatever it's called.

More Psychological horror than jumpscares. Mucho Originale.

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22Amnesia: The Dark Descent

This is the same thing as the first one

23Left 4 Dead

The Hunter zombie is one of the scariest. It crawls and jumps on you and tears out your insides. The Witch is also scary. She appears out of nowhere and scratches you up with her long black fingernails. Sometimes she's just sitting down with her back facing you. If you walk behind her she will look behind her back and attack you if she sees you.

It's not too scary because you mow down zombies very easily

Great game but not even remotely scary

It's a great game, but it's not that scary. - Powerfulgirl10

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24Twisted Metal

All of the twisted metal games are not scary except twisted metal black
that game is big time scary - speed

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25Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

Hail Cthulhu, lord of madness!

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26Condemned Criminal Origins
27Resident Evil 5

Chris and Sheva are going on Missions that are deadly all the time this should be number one

28Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem

See, I don't consider jump scares to be considered fair to be on this sort of list. Jump scares are the easiest thing in the world to do. Anyone can do them. However it's really about the atmosphere. There's only 2 games that do this really well for me. Eternal darkness, and Silent Hill 1. The only reason I picked eternal is because I couldn't even finish ED when I was young it disturbed me so much. Setting a mood and giving you terror over the long period is far more important than a jump scare.

This game's purpose is to mess with you. I remember playing it at 11:00, and all of a sudden, the mute button was turned on. I didn't understand what was happening, but then I found out, this game is just getting on the edge of going insane. I had to stop that night.

Unlike most other items on this list, this game perfectly puts you in the game, and has lots of effects that make you think that actual things are happening to you. For instance, it can make you think you're turning down the volume.

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30Resident Evil: Revelations 2

My big brother has this game!


This was the first horror game I was actually scared while playing. Most games have jump scares that sometimes work on me. But this game made me not want to go down the halls and see what's next. It's a real shame Silent Hills was canceled after they showed off this masterpiece. "Is it the best horror game? " No, it is only a demo, but I feel like it should be in top ten.

For real I've never been scared of a game before but this was crazy, not surprised it got cancelled its seriously terrifying! Quite F'd up as well with a dead fetus in the sink, the storyline being of a horrible nature, all the twists and turns, not many jump scares BUT NONE ARE NEEDED it's freaky enough without them but it certainly adds to the whole atmosphere. Everything changes as you go round and round but yet it's all the same, you will see it and think wow it's repetitive, but, trust me if you have a ps4 or somebody you know has one download Silent Hills P.T (playable teaser) I guarantee you, it will leave you bones feeling icy cold...

This is the most scariest experience I've ever been in, god this is scary this was worse then the exorcist and amnesia and slender and dead space but alien isolation was a close second but this is the most scariest experience I've ever been in, and I did not even beat it

Not scared of horror games but this game made me jump at times.

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32One Late Night

It's scary until you have to hunt for batteries... then it just becomes annoying until you find all of them

The black widow (I think it's her name) made me scream run away

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33The Evil Within

This hame freaks me out so bad I can't make it past the part were its asks me if I want to contenue or start a new game

34Ju-On: The Grudge Haunted House Simulator

It's based on the movie series, The Grudge. You walk through dark places and if you walk slow or remain in the same place, Kayako will appear before you and attack you. You have to get away otherwise it's game over. But Kayako will appear out of nowhere without warning like if you open a door, her hand will come out and grab your arm and you can see part of her face from the partially open door. And her son, Toshio will appear too. If you're close to clearing a level, Kayako will fall from the ceiling, crawl towards you, and attack you and you have to get away otherwise it's game over. At the end of the game, your character will eventually die because she saw Kayako.

When I was little, I played this game with my family. I almost died. SO SCARY.

35Five Nights at Freddy's 4

Second most creepiest game in the series because of the horror upgrade for all of them bonnie is the creepiest because shes the second biggest and never blinks

Guys, this game should be at least in the top 10. Because it's the hardest game for me. I'm so scared that when I close a door, my hands are shaking too much! - RobinAung

DAMmit guys this game is the SCARIEST OUT OF ALL the FNAF GAMES this should be in the Top 10!

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37Slender's Woods
38Radiation's Halloween Hack

This game was pretty disturbing, what with the zombie apocalypse and mind exploration portions. It tells a surprisingly detailed alternative "what if? " story for the aftermath of EarthBound while still creeping me out. It may be a very short and barely finished game, but it deserves to be in the top 50.

The most disturbing thing about the game by far is its backstory.

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39Eyes: The Horror Game

This seems like a true horror game when it tells me to run I go the wrong way and I die that scares the @#! % out of me it's so fun and scary

Whenever it says run I panic and don't know where to go

I like how there isn't any music to tell you when to feel scared, and how there aren't really any jumpscares. It's really creepy.

The ghoul is so SCARY

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40The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask

The game always has a cheerful mood till the very end. Everyone is afraid at the end. This game does not allow time paradoxes, so there can't be multiple Links. Meaning even if you did all the quests in three days (impossible), when you go back in time, everything resets. And the game secretly adds the five stages of guilt (look on YouTube). This game is different from other Zelda's. While other Zelda's has some scary and sad moments. this game is either sad, scary, and rarely happy. This game is one worth playing if your up to it.

TWO WORDS:THE MOON! He's always so angry even if your trying to save him. Just staring back at with those dead eyes and that's still the REAL game! Not to mention the creepypasta with... BEN!

What makes this game fright ing is the dread, the hopelessness, the fact you only have 3 days before everyone dies. It's a overwhelming dread package

Game requires Expansion Pak to play. - playstationfan66

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