Ready for a good scare? Want to battle evil in all its forms? From aliens to zombies to demons, here are just a few scary games to get you into the Halloween mood.
Dead Space Remake
You are an astronaut trying to discover what happened to the crew on a mining ship. It doesn’t take long to learn what caused the destruction, and what you’ll need to fight in order to survive.
Alan Wake Remastered
You are a writer, investigating the disappearance of your wife in a small mountain town. But what happens when your latest novel starts coming to life? Play it before the sequel comes out this month.
Dead by Daylight
Dead by Daylight is a 4 vs. 1 multiplayer game, where one player is a killer, and the other four play as survivors, trying to escape with their lives. Killers have heightened abilities, so you’ll need to be clever to escape.
The Callisto Protocol
Your spaceship crashes on a prison planet, and you’ve been made an inmate. But when inmates start turning into monsters, you realize you will need to fight your way off the planet before they get to you in this survival horror game. Currently free to members of PlayStation Plus.
The Last of Us
You play as Joel, a man trying to smuggle a teenage girl across the United States. You will have to deal with zombies and evil in other forms in this post-apocalyptic masterpiece. The remastered version brings The Last of Us to PC and PlayStation 5.
Dying Light 2 Stay Human
Speaking of post-apocalyptic zombies, you will need to avoid them to survive in Dying Light 2. Explore the city for supplies you will need, but be back before nightfall, as that is when things get wild.
Dystopian future meets survival horror in this classically designed game. Fight, flee and investigate a strange world to find details about your surroundings and situation.
Resident Evil 4 Remake
One of the most iconic Resident Evil games received a Capcom remake this year, bringing the classic to new players and hardware. Can you find the president’s kidnapped daughter in a village of cultists and return her safely? It’s better than bingo!
Fighting demons and hellspawn on Mars has never been so difficult and fun. The 2016 reimagining brings in the concepts of the original 90’s video game in a fun, fast-paced setting. Kill the demons, before they get you.
Silent Hill 2
The classic horror game originally launched on the PlayStation 2 is becoming harder to find, but is still considered one of the best horror games of all time. A remake is currently in production, but if you can find an original PC version, there is a project to enhance it and make it compatible with current hardware.
Based on the popular film franchise, you will need to avoid and outsmart the aliens in order to survive.
The Evil Within
This survival horror game will throw just about everything horror-related at you. Be prepared to sneak or shoot your way through. Free on Epic this week.
Based on the film by the same name, you are a police officer investigating the disappearance of a teenager in the woods. What starts as a normal investigation quickly becomes something more.
What are your favorite horror or Halloween games? Let us know in the comments.