Top Ten Scariest Video Games


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21AmnesiaV1 Comment
22Resident Evil

The scariest in the entire series in my opinion. Plus I don't know if this is for REmake but that game was exceptional at what it set out to do and the additional scares from Lisa and the Crimson heads enhanced this creepy atmosphere while 4 is a good game, I really don't find it scary, at all!

In my opinion, this game was the most scariest game, and the hardest of the resident evil series. Have to survive on a limited amount of ammunition against insanely strong zombies.

Soon as them zombie dogs jumped through the window I was gone. - wolphert

4 is higher, I have lost faith in humanity

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23Five Nights at Freddy's 3

Fun game all new ways to be scared you can do more things and all new ways to be piped out by if you like hoping out games you will love this game

Eh its scary but I like the others better

Scariest game ever I played this game and screamed very very loud I did not make It to the end but I did my best.

None of the games are scary. - Powerfulgirl10

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24Condemned Criminal Origins
25Left 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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26Amnesia: The Dark Descent

This is the same thing as the first one

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27Twisted 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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28Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

Hail Cthulhu, lord of madness!

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29Resident Evil 5

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

30Eternal 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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31One 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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32Resident Evil: Revelations 2

My big brother has this game!

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

34Five 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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35Slender's Woods
36Ju-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.

38Eyes: 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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39Radiation'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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40System Shock 2

From the very beginning, it's a foreboding atmosphere. Trying to equip a weapon when the hybrids come, near impossible

It boggles me that it isn't higher on the list... The atmosphere is fantastic.

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