Alan Wake, a Third Person Shooter, Action-Adventure Video game by Remedy Entertainment. The game is set in the fictitious town of Bright Falls and the story of the game revolves around the character of the protagonist Alan Wake, a novelist by profession who suddenly loses his wife and sets out to find the truth about her disappearance. You get into the character of Alan Wake and start your journey, interact with The Taken, the most bizarre, creepy and murderous entities to find out the clues about your wife’s disappearance. You must fight them in order to fulfill your desire of revenge. The game lets you use different weapons, skills etc. to encounter the Taken. Alan Wake features a hardcore, action-packed and psych-horror game-play along with super dynamic 3D graphics, an open world environment and an engaging game-play and story. Alan wake is based on episodic play and it offers an amazingly twisted game plot that strongly binds the characters with the story and features a marvelous blend of Action-Adventure, Horror and Shooting elements. Try it out and you’ll love everything this game has to offer.
#1 The Last of Us
The Last of US, developed by NaughtyDog is an Action-Adventure, Third-person Shooting and Interactive Drama video game set in an Apocalyptic Era. The Horror Survival and RPG element makes this game stand out as one of the best games of this genre. The Last of US focuses on the characters of Joel and his daughter Sarah who both are trying to survive in the outbreak of Cordyceps Fungus, responsible of turning almost all of the humanity into the Monsters and Undead. If anybody comes into the contact with them, turns into one of them and this keeps on going until there is nobody left. While trying to scavenge for food and supplies, a soldier’s bullet kills Sarah and Joel goes against the forces and all the weapon holders. He becomes a smuggler and starts finding “Robert” for a huge supply of weapons and ammunition. When Joel encounters Robert, he tells him to have sold all the weapons to a Rebel group Fire Flies. Tess kills Robert and Teams up with Joel, Ellie joins the gang too and they all start their journey to eliminate the head of Rebel group. This is where you get into the play and take over the character of “Joel”. You must lead your team and encounter the rebels who actually are the real culprits who spread the Cordyceps Fungus. The Last of US allows you to use all kinds of weapons and engage in massive battles against the enemies so you must reach to the Rebel Head and kill him before he kills you and your team mates. The Last of US provides a great blend of variant stories and mixes them up in a very dramatic way and puts Action-Adventure, Shooting, RPG elements on a great show just for you to play and enjoy the game to the heights of entertainment.
#2 Life is Strange
Life is Strange is a Single-player Graphic Adventure and Interactive Fiction video game by Square Enix. The game consists of five main episodes and focuses on the character of a Photography student named as Maxine Caulfield. Maxine Caulfield discovers out that she has the special ability to reverse time and any specific moment. The story takes a twist when Maxine foresees a huge Storm raging to destroy her town and that the time when she realizes that she’s the only one to prevent it from happening. Life is Strange allows the players to control the character of Maxine Caulfield and follow the narrative as it unfolds into all the storyful actions that the player character performs. Amazing trips to the past, fantastic quests, freedom to explore and the ability to manipulate environmental elements, loads of challenging puzzles and game ending based upon the actions performed by the character, Life is Strange offers a truly remarkable gameplay experience that is based on pure graphics and interactive elements. With an episodic gameplay, various character archetypes, a great story, graphic adventure nature and point-and-click puzzles, Life is Strange offers beautiful visuals and an impressively addictive gameplay to enjoy. Life is Strange is available to play on Microsoft Windows, Mac, PlayStation, Xbox and Linux platforms.
#3 Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy
Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy is an Action-Adventure, Third-person Shooter and Interactive Drama video game made by Quantic Dream. This Psyche thriller Film Noir drama is set in the city of New York and its story revolves around the character of protagonist Lucas Kane. Lucas Kane gets assigned on a task to solve the murder cases committed by a man who controls people’s minds by using his super natural powers and then kills them. The Killer gets aware about the activities of Lucas and follows him to a Dinner where he forces his spell over Lucas’s brain and makes him kill a man. You must get into the character of the protagonist and find out the truth about the killer’s spell over you. You must also speed up your investigations in order to stop the killer from killing more innocent people. You must go through the sessions of physical and mental therapy to reduce the manipulation caused by the killers spell. Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy provides with different game endings, all based up on the actions performed by you and the path selected by you. A mental health bar keeps on telling you about your sanity levels so you must keep track of that or else you’ll end up killing another person. With an amazing psycho-horror game story, state of the art graphics and an engaging game-play, Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy is a great game to play, you must try it out.
#4 The Evil Within
The Evil Within is a wonderful Horror-Survival, Action-Adventure and Third-person Shooter video game that takes this specific genre to a whole new level. The game lets you be Sebastian Castellanos, a skilled detective who is haunted by a cloaked and mysterious entity with immense paranormal powers. Set in a type of apocalyptic open world, The Evil Within lets you scavenge for items like medical supplies, food, weapons etc. and allows you to unfold the mysteries that are directly connected to the entity haunting you. Enemies in the game are equally equipped as yourself and because of that the combats in the game are quite action-packed and to properly dispose of the enemies, you must be skilled enough to survive. With a huge arsenal of weapons but limited ammunition, amazing abilities to master, various types of enemies to combat with and a great story to follow along with wonderful visual details and an engaging game-play, The Evil Within is one of the best Third Person, Action-Adventure and Survival video game to play and enjoy.
#5 Silent Hill: Homecoming
If you have played any game of the Silent Hill series, you would know that Silent Hill: Homecoming is not so different from other games in the series. Maintaining the standard, Double Helix Games and Konami Entertainment have provided with yet another masterpiece that truly mimics the characteristics of a brilliant Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival and Shooter video game. The game makes you the protagonist Alex Shepherd, an Army veteran who returns home after a brief time spending on overseas duty. Moments after returning home, Alex finds out about the mysterious disappearance of his Father and Brother that leaves his mother in Coma. Alex starts off his journey to find his brother Josh and maps the area for search from his home town to the Fog-shielded Town of Silent Hill. This is where you get into the paly and your duty is to continue Alex’s journey, get to Silent Hill, kill some grotesque monsters and mutants, solve challenging puzzles and search for clues and objects that will eventually lead you to the location where Josh is being held. Silent Hill: Homecoming offers an amazingly fast-paced Action, cool weapons (guns and melee), amazing stealth abilities to use against the enemies, eerie and haunted environment, great story and a wonderfully engaging game-play to enjoy.
#6 Dead Space
Dead Space is a 2008’s Sci-Fi, Horror-Survival, and Third-person Shooter video game published by EA (Electronic Arts). The game is set in the future in the year 2508 and features the character of the protagonist named Isaac Clarke who works as an engineer. The game kicks off with a distress signal from one of the Mining Ships USG Ishimura, harvesting the Ore from a Planet named as Aegis VII. After getting the Distress Signal, CEC (Concordance Extraction Corporation), sends in another Ship USG Kellion to investigate the matter. The Protagonist Isaac along with Commander Zack Hammond and Computer Expert Kendra Daniels gets forwarded to the Ship and upon their arrival at the USG Ishimura, USG Kellion crashes on the docks of USG Ishimura due to some technical issues. After boarding off, Isaac Clarke starts to investigate the malfunctions in ship’s systems and soon encounters the Necromorphs, The Monstrous Reanimated Human Corpses. This is where the player gets in and controls the character of Isaac Clarke. Player’s task is to find the causes of ship’s systems malfunction, repair the system and send the distress signal to USG Valor to get rescued. Finding the Hive Mind (A creature that controls all the Necromorphs) and creating the “Dead Space” is one of the primary objectives of the game as it helps make all the Necromorphs dormant and it is the only way to survive the infestation. With a very story-centric and action-packed gameplay, brilliantly portrayed narrative and all the incredible thrill, Dead Space offer a great Sci-Fi experience of the game. Dead Space offers loads of various types of weapons to kill the Necromorphs, loads of items to collect and upgrades to enhance the efficiency as well as tons of entertaining aspects. For all those who love playing Action, Horror and Survival games with a Sci-Fi touch, Dead Space would definitely be a great entertainer.
Outlast is a First-person Action-Adventure and Horror-Survival video game, developed and published by Red Barrels. This Psyche-horror game set in psychiatric hospital and features Miller Upshur as a patient of the above mentioned hospital who is incapable of any combat but knows about how to clear his way. With only a camcorder and a notebook in his inventory, he tries to get out of the facility and on his way out he faces the most unbelievable and unearthly hazards. Crawling and sliding through the vents, he carries on, on his way and gets followed by some really bizarre and strange beings, all trying to kill hm. Dodging all of the difficulties he continues his effort and finally gets out of the asylum but only to find out that he never actually is free yet. The twisted story and events of the game make you think like being a patient of the asylum too. You are forced to think like Miles and all the fears seem to be so real that you feel something crawling on your back. Play the game and feel the creepiness if you like playing games packed with Horror and Survival elements. You’ll definitely like it.
#8 Alone in the Dark
Alone in the Dark is an Action-Adventure, Simulation, Horror-Survival, and Single-player video game developed by Eden Games. Throughout the game, the player takes on the role of a protagonist named Edward Carnby, where the main mission is to discover the truth from the dark conspiracy through the NY streets.
While inspecting the playfield, the player views the environment from a first-person as well as a third-person perspective. In this open-world adventure, the environment plays a big part of the core gameplay, as the player can pick up an object such as pipes, wood, etc. and use it as a melee weapon. The player can use these items to break through doors and knock several objects over.
The game generates fire, and if the player does not extinguish the fire fast, the flames will continue to regenerate. If the player takes damage, open wounds appear on the player’s outfit, and if the wounds are too deep, he can use bandages to heal.
#9 Dead Space 2
Dead Space 2, developed by Viscerat Games and published by Electronic Arts (EA) is an Action filled RPG (Role Playing Game), a First Person Shooter and Sci-Fi Horror-Survival Video game. The game revolves around the character of the protagonist Isaac Clark and his fight against the Necromorph on a space station situated on the biggest moon of Saturn. The protagonist advances in the game, encounters hordes of enemies in different fights, and uses melee techniques along with melee weapons along with all the available guns etc. Upon advancement player starts collecting different objects and upgrades. The game features futuristic and quite enhanced graphics, a thrilling and action packed game-play along with a well-written story line. Dead Space 2 is available to play on multiple gaming platforms like Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Try it out and you’ll be amazed at what Dead Space 2 has to offer.
#10 Silent Hill: Downpour
Silent Hill: Downpour is a Third-person Horror-Survival and Action-Adventure video game that offers a gameplay similar to the popular Alan Wake. The game is set in a multiverse and features the protagonist Murphy Pendelton, a convicted prisoner who travels through alternate dimensions in order to find out his past memories. Silent Hill: Downpour allows you to engage yourself into amazing puzzles, combats, quests etc. and lets you develop the character of Murphy as you further in the game, get into melee rivalries, kill the enemies by both sharp edged weapons and firearms and enjoy being part of a scarcely amazing game world. With a brilliant game setting, delusional character of the protagonist, super thrilling game-story and an immersive game-play, Silent Hill: Downpour is a super cool game to play and enjoy.
#11 Penumbra: Black Plague
Penumbra: Black Plague by Frictional Games and Paradox Interactive is the second installment of the Penumbra series. The story of the game is about the protagonist Philip moves away from the abandoned mine setting to find out the underground research base. On his way in the search of the Underground research base, Philip encounters with the dangerous and most eerily haunted beings who just want to him in a most mystical way. A series of puzzles makes him feel like being buried in the sand in in pitch black environmental wonder. Physics based puzzles like building the stairs out of boxes, placing boards to cross obstructions etc. are the most spell bounding tasks the protagonist is forced to complete in order to survive and continue his journey. With true HD graphics, a well written story-line and an engaging and challenging game-play, Penumbra: Black Plague proves to be a really wonderful Action-Adventure and Horror-Survival video game to play and enjoy.
#12 Dying Light
Dying Light is a First-Person Action, RPG Open World and Horror-Survival Video game by Techland. The game revolves around the character of the protagonist an undercover agent who is tasked to infiltrate the city of Harran. The city is infested with the undead (Zombies) and your task is to stay alive, by the use of your Parkour skills, Unique Combat Techniques and advanced weaponry. Featuring a Zombie Apocalypse, Dying Light is one of the best game of this specific genre. If you are a hardcore fan of Apocalyptic and chaotic themes, you must be familiar Dying Light, because the game offers a true action and thrill filled gameplay that will definitely let you enjoy it big time. Dying Light offers Close combats against the enemies that you can also call the Melee Combats and it lets you use a number of tools as your melee weapons and allows yo to enjoy the deadly encounters from close. You must stay alive in order to complete the game objectives and to save the others depending on you. Dying Light offers a fantastic story and portrays it impressively enough to lets you immerse yourself into the gameplay and feel like being actually a part of the game world. With a great game setting, beautifully created game visuals, adrenaline pumping gameplay and Co-Op multiplayer game mode, Dying light is a great Action, RPG, horror and Survival video game to play and enjoy.
#13 Until Dawn
Until Dawn is a recently released Marvel and a brilliant new addition to the Action, Interactive Drama and Horror-Survival genres. Published by Sony Computer Entertainment, Until Dawn is set in the Western Canadian region and features eight teenagers who decide to spend the vacation on Fictional Blackwood Mountain. They planned the Holiday at the same point where their 2 friends were lost one year ago. Just moments after their arrival at the Blackwood Mountain, a Psychopath attacks them. The only way possible to live is to survive and this is the point where story involves you in the gameplay. In order to survive and to perform a number of tasks, Until Dawn lets you switch between all eight characters, make some of the most critical decisions and advance into the gameplay as the story tell you. Until Dawn offers an episodic touch to the game and lets you conclude the game with different endings all based up on the actions you perform and the decisions you make during the gameplay. This impressive game features a number of items that you can find while exploring the game world and use them to plan your survival or simply make a decision such as sacrificing a player for the sake of others, getting into trouble to get to an item or leap forward and encounter the psychopath etc. With a very horror filled game story and environment, dark clean visuals and a truly remarkable gameplay, Until Dawn is one of the best Action, Horror-Survival and Interactive Drama video game to play and enjoy.
#14 Heavy Rain
Heavy Rain is a marvelous Thrill, Action-Adventure packed video game presented in the impression of an interactive drama. This super thrilling game is developed and published by Quantic Dream and Sony Computer Entertainment. The game features you as one of the four protagonists and tags you with the name of Ethan Mars who after the death of his son, gets up from a six month long Coma. The origami killer prevails at large and Ethan finds out that his other son Shaun can be the next victim of the Origami killer so he gets up and starts getting the clues to stop it from happening. The game lets you decide what to do, who to interact for info, select the path etc. You partner up with Scot Shelby, a former police officer now a private Detective, Norman Jayden, an FBI operative and Lauren Winter, mother of a victim killed by origami killer. As being the protagonist all the steps you take, are the ones that write the fate. For example if you lead anybody besides you to a trap, anybody could die and that will further alter the story. Heavy Rain is a twisted story of a person who fights to save his family, two law enforcement officers who want to arrest the origami Killer and a mother who wants to avenge the death of her son.
#15 Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage
Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage is a great Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival and Shooter video game that offers an engaging game-play, enhanced mechanics and a really well-written story. The beautifully embedded mystery and thrill makes this game even more engaging and addictive. Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage lets you set yourself up into the character of Howard Loreid, a long time police Detective who gets tasked to explore the village the game is set in, find out the clues and notes that will eventually help you go further with the story of the game, go into the woods, dark caves and Catacombs to find the artifacts and other items, shoot down the creatures and enjoy an amazing game-play. With multiple difficulty levels, amazingly haunting locations, a number of mysteries to solve, great story-line, cool visuals and a wonderfully immersive game-play, Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage is a Adventure-based RPG and Shooter video game to play and enjoy.
#16 F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon
F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon another best Action filled Shooting and Horror-Survival video game like Manhunt. The story of the game is about a supernatural phenomenon that mutates most of the humans into some beastly creatures. The F.E.A.R, a Special Forces team gets the task to investigate the matter and the protagonist assumes the role of F.E.A.R’s point man who is a super soldier with many superhuman powers. The protagonist along with his team reaches the spot where the phenomenon occurred and starts investigating when he finds out the clues that lead him to the mutants. Because of the deadly nature and aggressiveness of the mutants, he engages in battles with them by fighting barehanded and where necessary, uses his weapons. The game is mostly played from a first person perspective so the protagonist performs the tasks and the player only gets to see his hands. “F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon” provides with an amazingly well written story-line and superbly designed graphics. As an alternative to Manhunt, F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon will surely prove its worth. You’ll definitely like it.
#17 Condemned 2: Bloodshot
Condemned 2: Bloodshot, packed with Action-Adventure, Third-person Shooting, Fighting, Psycho-Horror-Survival and Interactive Drama aesthetics is a wonderful video game. The story of the game features Ethan Thomas as protagonist who leaves FBI after failing to solve a case. He goes a bit insane and lives as a homeless man on the streets of the fictitious Metro City. A mystifying incident causes insanity and phobia among all the homeless population and the protagonist gets infected too. Agency recruits him back to solve the murder of Malcolm Vanhorn. He partners with Rosa and starts investigating. After some time he finds out that the serial killer X is still alive and has killed Malcolm Vanhorn. He gathers the clues and sets out to find X. Agent Ethan connects the outburst of the mysterious phenomenon occurred recently with X and begins hunting him down. During his journey to find X, Ethan encounters the members of Oro (A league of mind controlling maestros) and defeats them and the mind-boggling story continues. Condemned 2: Bloodshot is a great Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival, Shooter and Interactive Drama video game to play and enjoy. Do try it out.
#18 Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is an Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival and Single-player video game developed and published by Capcom for multiple platforms. It is the 11th installment ad twenty-fourth title overall in the franchise of Resident Evil. It is the first game in the marvelous series available to be played from the first-person view. The story centers on the protagonist named as Ethan Winters, as he finds his beloved wife named as Mia, which leads him to a plantation by the Baker Family. The protagonist crafts weapons and other tools to face off Baker Family and the Molded, a form of bacteria. The primary objective is to explore the world from the first-person perspective and fight against zombies and other creatures using handguns, flame throwers, chainsaw, and shotgun, etc. There are a series of levels, and each level requires a completion of certain objectives to progress. The player can assume the role of the protagonist and his ultimate task is to fight against enemies and the Baker Family to rescue his wife Mia from dangers. With enhanced mechanics, engaging gameplay and brilliant controls, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is the best game to play and enjoy.
#19 Dead Space 3
Dead Space 3 is a brilliant new Action, Horror-Survival, Stealth and Third Person Shooter video game and a direct sequel to Dead Space 2. The story continues from where it ended in Dead Space 2 and allows you to be the protagonist Isaac Clarke, team up with John Carver and attempt to end the Necromorph intimidation once and for all. This time the game offers more powerful and deadly enemies, more action oriented game-play and a special rig suit that helps you explore and take out your targets more efficiently. Your ultimate goal is to eliminate all the Necromorphs along with other new enemies The Wasters, Nexus, Human enemy factions, Unitologist Soldiers and go through the worst ever environmental hazards while accompanying John and other fellow fighters. With a huge weapon arsenal, stealth techniques, enhanced mechanics, brilliant visual effects, a well-written storyline and an immersive game-play, Dead Space 3 is quite a fantastic video game to play and enjoy. Must try it out.
#20 I Am Alive
I Am Alive is an Action-Adventure and a Horror Survival video game developed by Ubisoft Shanghai and published by Ubisoft for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 gaming platforms. The game is set in a Post-apocalyptic era and sheds light on some of the most drastic and hazardous elements like the timidity of a dystopian world and human’s darkest inclinations to brutality and avariciousness. In a world mostly destroyed by mega earthquakes, most of the humanity gets left without resources, government tries to help but all the efforts are useless and the population gets agitated and violent in order to survive. The protagonist Carlo Mestroni after losing his wife and daughter gets back to his home for his belongings and finds a little girl named Mei who is trying to find her mother and gives Carlo a walkie talkie. Carlo contacts his friend and agrees bringing Mei to him. On his way to Henry, a dust storm stops their way and forces them to take shelter in a mall. Upon reaching to Henry, Carlo gets to know that Mei’s mother is kidnapped by the local killers taking refuge in a hotel. Carlo sets out to free her and reaches the hotel where he engages in combats and heavy gunfights against the hordes of killers and finally frees Mei’s mother. Carlo gets back with Mei’s mother and after uniting those two, leaves for his own family and the game continues. I Am Alive is a super best Action-Adventure video game for all those who love playing games with similar aesthetics. I Am Alive provides with a brilliantly addictive game-play, beautifully created 3D graphics and a brilliant story for the game.
#21 BioShock Infinite
Bioshock Infinite is an FPS (First Person Shooter) video game developed by Irrational Games. The game is set in the year 1912 and features the protagonist Booker DeWitt, a former Pinkerton Agent. DeWitt gets tasked with finding and bringing back a girl named Elizabeth from the floating city of Columbia. DeWitt reaches to the spot where she was kept and frees her but soon after her rescue they both get involved with local factions (The Nativists and Elite). After some time, DeWitt gets to know about Elizabeth’s special and strange powers that can actually manipulate the continuum of Space and Time. Elizabeth soon gets involved with the city’s most bizarre and vague enigmas. Booker starts leading units of faction operatives into fights against the enemies as the ethnic wars between America and Columbia reach to the new levels of insanity and devastation. This marvelously created game features super realistic visual details, game-play and a great storyline to follow. The open world environment makes the game more engaging as it allows the player to explore the world and engage in different activities. Bioshock Infinite is always fun to play and enjoy because of its super addictive nature and blasting game-play with great mechanics. Do try it out for an amazing Action, Adventure and FPS game-play experience.
#22 Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason
Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason, developed by Action Forms and published by 505 Games and Aspyr is an Action-Adventure and a Psychological Horror-Survival video game available to play on Microsoft Windows only. The twisted story of the game is about a Meteorologist Alexander Nesterov who after completing his time on North Pole gets back to his ship (North Wind) for a lift up to home. Upon reaching the ship, he finds out his ship wrecked and the dead crew-members with a bizarre metamorphosis wandering on it. Alexander falls in the icy ocean and after a lot of struggle gets back on the ship but with a psychotic condition. The story continues and further entangles Alexander into the abyss of the ships tragic past and happenings occurring in the present, tightly connected with the conscience of his own. Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason provides with an amazingly well written and dramatic story that directly plays with your mind and makes you feel like being there in the game with the protagonist sharing his thoughts with yours.
#23 Deadly Premonition
The last entrant on our list of games like “State of Decay” is Deadly Premonition. Deadly Premonition is developed by “Access Games” in collaboration with “Rising Star Games and is available to play on PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 gaming platforms. The game is a super hit amalgamation of Open world, Psychological Horror Survival and shooting elements. The game kicks off with the investigation of the murder of “Becky Adams and Diane”. Protagonist as the investigator “York” find out that the murders are a work of the “Raincoat Killers” and suspects Thomas in the murders and Thomas after some time dies with a hook in his neck. Thomas’s death halts the investigation a bit but “York” keeps on gathering the evidence. Emily joins the investigation with York and finds out the final victim “Carol”. Carol infects Emily with red seeds and she falls ill. York leaves Emily with Kaysen and continues the investigation, encounters George and makes him confess the murders and kills him. The game concludes. The story of the game is a bit twisted and takes you to the heights of amazingness in horror-survival and psychotic experience. Try it out and you’ll definitely have your head spinning.
#24 F.E.A.R Online
F.E.A.R Online is co-developed by “Monolith Productions, Day 1 Studios, Timegate Studios and Aeria Games”. This game is an amazing blend of “Survival, Horror and FPS” elements. With 3 main versions “F.E.A.R, F.E.A.R 2: Project Origin and F.E.A.R 3” this amazing first person shooter is playable on PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. This game offers an extremely horror gameplay and quite unique characters like “Alma Wade” and others. The story of the game revolves around the team of F.E.A.R who gets radioed about a paranormal entity and it engages with it. The paranormal entity who actually is “Alma Wade” gives them a really hard time and kills almost all the F.E.A.R team members. Game continues and later on in the second and third version you get to play with some more awesome and unique characters like “VCX and Michael Becket” respectively. The whole series is based on the same gaming scenario and represents the same horror gameplay with an open world gaming environment. Graphics, user interface and details are a bit clunky in the first two versions of the game but in latest version, “F.E.A.R 3”, graphics and details are greatly enhanced. With an online version, this game gives you an opportunity to experience an amazing and addicting type of game-play. If you really are in search of some games that can be a great alternative to Call of Duty, you must try this one out.
#25 The Evil Within 2
The Evil Within 2 is the sequel to The Evil Within video game, released in 2014 developed by Tango Gameworks and published by Bethesda Softworks. The game is a mix of Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival and Single-player video game available to play on multiple platforms. It offers a thrilling story and starts after the events at Beacon Mental Hospital. According to the plot, the protagonist has left the Krimson City Police Department to unearth the secret about the organization known as MOBIUS, but continuously haunted by his experience at Beacon, the death of his beloved daughter, and the disappearance of his wife. The gameplay is similar to its predecessor and it puts the player in the role of the protagonist, a detective named as Sebastian Castellanos, who must jump into the brutal world to find and save his daughter named as Lily. The player navigates the environment from a third-person perspective, interact with landscape and objects to find information about the quests and can accomplish the requirements of each task to progress through the story. The game features a crafting system, enabling the player to collect resources to craft new items like ammo. With brilliant mechanics, and superb graphics, The Evil Within 2 is the best game to play.
#26 S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, a prequel to S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl is a wonderful Action-packed First Person Shooter video game that offers unique RPG elements. The story of the game kicks off with the protagonist Scar being rescued by Clear Sky a covert independent faction. Time passes by and a group of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.S. gets attacked by the mutants and the Clear Sky Faction asks Scar to go and save the group. Scar reaches to the location and upon his drop, an emission of unknown energy occurs and kills all the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. members but once again Scar survives. Faction gives him another task to find the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Members who have gone AWOL and drops him into the Zone where Scar Finds Strelok who shortly after the eye contact gets lost in the tunnels. Scar tails him and gets caught in the middle of a hardcore conflict between the Military and Bandits and starts fighting for his life. The game paces on with the flow and after a long run of gun fights and close combats Scar gets to be able to leave the area and survive. ST.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky offers a wonderfully appealing narrative, a great story, realistic visuals and an immersive game-play to enjoy. Try it out for an amazing RPG and FPS experience and enjoy the ultimate fun.
#27 Metro: 2033
Metro: 2033 is a Hardcore Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival and First-person Shooter video game and a direct sequel to Metro last Light. The game is set in a Post-Apocalyptic era and takes you to the city of Moscow, Russia. Once again you’ll play as Artyom and your task is to survive and save the humanity from the reign of mutant creatures and their sudden deadly attacks. In order to complete the tasks, you’ll have to scavenge an open world for items like food, weapons, ammunition and medical supplies, fight against the mutants using different weapons in close and long distance combats and survive until every one of the enemies is killed or is neutralized in any other way possible. With an amazing game-play similar to its predecessors and Fallout series games, a great story to follow, ultra-realistic visuals and an amazingly realistic game setting, Metro 2033 is a great Action, horror, Survival and First Person Shooter video game to play and enjoy. Do try it out.
#28 The Darkness 2
The Darkness 2 is a wonderful FPS, RPG and Psychological Horror-Survival video game by Digital Extremes. You’ll have to control the character of Jackie Estacado, the leader of the Franchetti Criminal Family. Your task is to act as Jackie Estacado, use your Dark powers against the rival gang that recently attacked you, eliminate them and enjoy engaging yourself into amazingly haunting and psychological horror filled game-play. Exploration, artifacts and items collection, amazingly blasting enemy encounters and the deep prowess of dark powers makes this game more and more involving as you further flow with the story-line. With a great dark setting, unbelievably stressing situations, and your ability to cater with the problems, hardcore encounters with the bizarre creatures and enemies, loads of cool weapons to shoot down the enemies, super fine and dramatic event depictions, eye-catching visuals and a brilliant story, The Darkness 2 is one amazing game to play and enjoy.
#29 S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat continues the story in the series of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and follows the lead of its predecessors S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadows of Chernobyl and S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky. Being an RPG, Action-Adventure, Horror Survival and FPS video game, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat provides with a thrilling and engaging game-play. The game takes place in the city of Pripyat, Ukraine and features the protagonist Major Alexander Degtyarev who tries to investigate the unusual crash of five military helicopters and the deaths of the crew. This is where you take charge of the character of the protagonist who reaches the Zone and starts investigating the matter along with the objective to find out the rare artifacts and treasures. Major Degtyarev gathers up a small team of S.T.A.L.K.E.R officials and tries to reach the center of the zone (Pripyat) via an underground passageway. The passageway instantly fills up with the mutants and a huge number of associates of a mysterious faction, Monolith and a long lasting battle starts between the two sides. Major Degtyarev reaches the spot after a bloody battle with the enemies, completes the objectives and returns back to the command. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat provides with a super thrilling, hard core action-packed game-play, a very well-written story and state of the art graphics, is a wonderful game to play and enjoy.
#30 Left 4 Dead 2
Left 4 Dead 2 is a Zombie, Horror Survival video game developed and published by Valve Corporation. Left 4 Dead 2 is a First-person Shooter video game set on a global scale, infected by the Green Flu which is responsible to transform humans into extremely aggressive and deadly zombies. The story of the game revolves around the four survivors Coach, Ellis, Nick and Rochelle who are immune to the flu. In order to survive they travel from place to place items like food, medicines, weapons etc. You can choose one of the characters as protagonist and play the game. Because of being the main character of the game you act as their leader. The game allows you to use different firearms and melee weapons according to the scenario on a specific point in the game. For example if you encounter a zombie or multiple in the shape of hordes, you can engage in close combats using melee weapons, and if you are on a safe distance you can use guns like Pistols or snipers to shoot down the zombies. The game provides you with a multiplayer gaming mode, so you can play with other online players too. You also get to play 5 campaigns, in which you get provided with safe houses and check points and a goal to survive till the end of the campaign. Left 4 Dead 2 is an amazingly addictive and quite thrilling game with a super action and adventure packed game-play. Left 4 Dead 2 is available to play on Windows, Mac, Xbox, Steam and Linux platforms.
#31 Resident Evil
Resident Evil is a popular Single-player Horror-Survival and Shooter video game developed by Capcom and published by Nintendo. The game is also known as Bio Hazard in Japan and some other parts of the world. This one is the first game in the Resident Evil series and provides the saga basis. The game’s story features the character of Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine.
Both of the characters are part of S.T.A.R.S, an elite task force that travels to Raccoon City to investigate the sudden disappearance of their team members. While searching for the clues, they get trapped inside a huge mansion filled with all kinds of gory monsters and Zombies. The players can either select Chriss or Jill as the main character, explore the mansion and uncover the secrets about the disappearance of the team members and the Zombie outbreak.
#32 Metro: Last Light
Metro: Last Light, developed by A4 Games and published by Deep Silver and Spike Chunsoft is an Action-Adventure and a Horror Survival First person Shooter Video game set in a post-apocalyptic era in the city of Moscow. The game is available to play on Microsoft Windows, Linux, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Xbox 360 gaming platforms. The story kicks off with protagonist Artyom who is still haunted by the Dark Ones after the events of Metro 2033. Kahn informs Artyom about a single Dark One who survived the recent attack and tells them that the Dark One is the key to the survival of humanity. Colonel Miller thinks of him as a threat and sends Artyom and Anna to eliminate him. Artyom finds the Dark One who turns out to be a child. Artyom goes AWOL and turns against the Rangers after knowing the truth. Artyom starts a new wave of attacks against the rangers and engages in super thrilling battles and combats and finally relieves the humanity from unlawful and brutal reign of Colonel Miller and the government. Metro: Last Light is a super entertainer and leaves you spellbound with all the amazing stuff it holds. Holding a unique and sleek set of graphics and game-play Metro: Last Light makes you think you are a part of the world in the game. It includes both First Person Shooter Experience and horror survival gaming modes with single and multiplayer mode options. Do try it out if you haven’t yet and enjoy the ultimate blend of many genres.
#33 Dead Rising 2
Dead Rising 2, is an Open World Action, Horror Survival and Beat em’ Up video game developed by Blue Castle Games and published by Capcom for multiple platforms as Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game is set in the fictitious settlement of Fortune City, Nevada and features the protagonist Chuck Greene a former Motocross Champion who combats with the hordes of Zombies in order to survive and finish the game objectives. Mostly involving in the melee combats, you as the protagonist take control of some custom made, traditional or futuristic weapons like guns with multiple functionalities, swords, axes etc. As the protagonist mostly travels on foot in the game world, he engages in close combats with zombies and uses the melee weapons and melee fight techniques to fight off the zombies and save himself from becoming like them. Alongside killing the zombies, protagonist collects different power-ups and weapons and items that complete the world map. From start to the end, this game is a total blast and the presence of almost 7000 zombies on the same time while you are fighting against the zombies, makes the game a fast-paced and madness filled thriller that is enough to give you chills. You should totally try it out if you love playing Apocalyptic games.
#34 Dead Rising 3
Dead Rising 3, by Capcom Vancouver, is an Open World, Action-Adventure, Horror Survival and a third person beat em’ up video game. The game is set in a post-apocalyptic era and features the protagonist Nick Ramos, who after the three initial days of the outbreak, scavenges for supplies like water, food and medicines. You as the protagonist act as you see suitable to survive by encountering the zombies and killing them in Melee Combats. You search for the possible safe zones to get to safety and find out that the only safe passage goes through the lairs of zombies. As the game mostly bases on the melee combats so you get only melee weapons to fight against the zombies. You can buy weapons and different melee techniques from in-game stores by spending your experience points (XP). Dead Rising 3 provides with an open world bigger than the world in Dead Rising and Dead Rising 2 combined, in which you can roam freely and travel to different locations and scavenge a larger area for goods. The game also provides with an extremely horror and action-packed gameplay. You will surely enjoy it a lot.
Penumbra is a Horror-Survival, Action-Adventure and Episodic game series developed by Frictional Games and published by Paradox Interactive for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux platforms. Penumbra game series consists of three sequels (Penumbra: Overture, Penumbra: Black Plague and Penumbra: Requiem) and features the same protagonist in all of the games. Protagonist named as Philip stars as the main character in all the games and acts as the story of the game directs him in accordance with the appearance and plot of the specific game. This whole series is super awesome to play and features unique stories for each game with amazingly crafted 3D graphics and thrilling game-plays. If you love playing games with dark themes and Horror-Survival elements, you should totally check out the Penumbra Series game. You’ll love them.
#36 Spec Ops: The Line
Spec Ops: The Line is a Military themed Tactical and Third Person Shooter video game developed by Yager Development and published by 2k games for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 gaming consoles. The story of the game follows the protagonist Captain Martin Walker who goes to the catastrophic Dubai to investigate about the dead American soldiers. This is the point when the mission changes and Walker along with his Elite Delta Force team starts searching for the survivors and engages into battle with the terrorists who kidnapped and killed the soldiers. The game lets you lead your team and engage in battles in a war like environment using state of the art weapons like futuristic rifles, machine guns, grenade launchers etc. To eliminate the enemies and free the hostages. Spec Ops: The Line offers four different game endings and allows you to mold the events and happenings and end the game with an ending you want. Spec Ops: The Line is a great Tactical Third-person Shooter video game, and you will definitely like playing it.
#37 Mass Effect 3
Mass Effect 3 by Bio Ware is an Action-Adventure, Sci-Fi, Stealth and Shooting video game. The game takes you to a setting on earth where you can see Commander Shepard forcefully working on the project Cerberus. The earth loses contact with its extra solar assets and a huge alien invasion occurs. Commander Shepard flees the Laboratory with the help of Admiral Anderson and Kaidan Alenko and Admiral Hacket orders him to go to mars and seek help from the allies in all the four quadrants. You as the protagonist must return with allies and defend earth against the enemy. You must also find Liara T’Soni because she knows the place where Porthean Weapon is located. Your only objective now is to bring the Porthean Weapon in place and defeat the Reapers. Porthean Weapon is the only hope so you must find it and be the bringer of the peace. Mass Effect 3 features a great story, action and stealth filled game-play and an open world gaming environment for you to play and enjoy this thrilling video game.
Lucius is an Adventure, Horror-Survival, Third-person Perspective, and Single-player video game by Shiver Games. The game takes place in the stunning world and lets you assume the role of the villain protagonist named Lucius. He was born on 6th June as a normal boy, but everything completely changed on the protagonist’s 6th birthday. He is equipped with devil powers. The game is set in the fictional manor and the Devil tasks the Lucius to kill all the members of the manor. It embarks you on a bloody adventure where you have to kill your household. The more people your kills, the more powerful you will become. Lucius is played from a third-person view. It has a set of levels and each with similar tasks to kill people. Explore the game world, interact with NPCs, accomplish your tasks, and gain experience and power. Lucius offers core features such as 3D Horror Adventure, Open World, Breathtaking Atmosphere, and more. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#39 Ghost Master
Ghost Master combines the elements of Strategy, Puzzle, Tactical and Simulation developed by Stick Puppies and published by Strategy First. The game supports single-player mode and casts the player in the role of an enemy, who is a Ghost Master. It takes place in the stunning environment and offers certain task to complete specific duties. The goals of the player comprise hauntings, renegade ghosts, avenge death and more. There are fourteen different levels to play and enjoy and each with different challenges, tasks, and objectives. The ultimate goal is to frighten the humans and force them to leave the area. The game offers the similar gameplay like Real-time Strategy game and lets the player at the start to select the ghost from which he wants to play. Each ghost has one or two objects. Ghost Master includes exciting features such as Fifteen Unique Adventures, 3D Environment, Special Effects, different Locations and more. Try it out, and it’ll entertain you.
#40 Colonial Defence Force: Ghostship
Colonial Defence Force: Ghostship is another great Action and thrill packed title similar to Alone in the Dark. The game offers beautifully created old School shooter style along with Sci-Fi environment and Horror-Survival elements. The game is set in an open world Space Station Colony named as Icarus 3 where you’ll go as a Space Marine. Your task is to reach the Colony, explore the world and find out the clues about the sudden downfall of the whole colony. While investigating and exploring you’ll have to survive the Alien and armed survivors by simply hitting them back hard. Colonial Defence Force: Ghostship allows you to use sophisticated and futuristic weapons, melee tactics for closed combats and unique stealth abilities to strategize your every attack. With five main game modes, multiple game missions, 20 different types of enemies etc. Colonial Defence Force: Ghostship offers a unique story, great visuals and an immersive game-play to enjoy. Do try it out, it’ll amaze you with all the wonderful stuff it has to offer.
#41 The Forgotten Ones
The Forgotten Ones is an FPS, Action-Adventure video game that sets you up into the character of “Grobuskna Vladinov” who loses his parents during the time of “Holocaust” to a Doctor cum Mad Scientist. One day he receives an unknown phone call from a stranger that totally changes the way he thinks and encourages Grobuskna to start his twisted journey. By profession Grobuskna is a Detective and he is on a hunt of the Nazi officers that contributed to the Holocaust and are now scattered all around the world. You are required to get into the character of Grobuskna and start hunting down the Nazi officers you think were part of the Holocaust and were involved in war crimes. “The Forgotten Ones” allows you to explore the world from a First person perspective, engage in combats, melee attacks etc., find the enemies and kill them to bring them to justice. With a complex inventory system, 18 different and sophisticated weapons, horror filled environments, Vehicular combats, Multiple Game endings based up on your actions, great story and a wonderfully engaging and action-packed game-play, “The Forgotten Ones” is a marvelous game to play and enjoy.
#42 Shadows of the Damned
Shadows of the Damned is an Open World, Third-person Shooter, Horror-Survival and Stealth video game similar to The Evil Within. The games kicks off with the protagonist Garcia opening up his apartment door only to find out that his girlfriend Paula is being abducted by the Evil Demon Lord Fleming. Fleming corners Garcia and takes Paula with him to the underworld where Garcia follows him with his shapeshifting accomplice Johnson. A series of hardcore Action and Thrill filled battles starts up as Garcia gets deep into the underworld. Equipped with the weapons like Boner, a special Revolver, a Shotgun and his sidekick Johnson who shape shifts to anything Garcia wishes for, Garcia starts taking down Fleming’s minions and finally reached to the Evil Lord. After a number of close melee combats and Gun battles, Garcia finally gets to be able to kill the demon lord but Paula starts turning into a demon because of the dark spells of Fleming. She tries to kill Garcia but after a long lasting struggle he turns her back to Human form and the story concludes until the Devil calls them again. With an amazingly engaging story, Action and thrill filled game-play and all the amazing things, Shadows of the Damned is a super exciting game to play.
#43 Second Sight
Second Sight combines the elements of Action-Adventure, Shooter, Combat and Stealth. The game supports single-player mode and takes place in various locations such as Siberia, the United States, Germany and more. It offers breathtaking story follows an accident where hundreds of people were killed in the Osiris Facility. You can assume the role of the protagonist named John Vatic who is responsible for the death of innocent people as the researcher thinks. After awaken the protagonist completely loses his memory and has powerful psychic abilities. The ultimate task is to explore the game world, unearth the mystery, search computer records, and find the answer for what happen occurred with you. The game takes place in the fictional world consists of different location. Navigate hurdles, complete your tasks, earn points and experience a flashbacks to find your identity. Use different weapons, items and stealth elements to fight against foes and slaughter them all. Second Sight is the best game as compared to other Stealth games.
#44 Earth Defense Force 2025
Earth Defense Force 2025 is an Action, Third-person Shooter, Single and Multiplayer video game created by Sandlot for PlayStation and Xbox. There are four character classes, and the player can select one of them to get into the game fictional world. According to the story, the world is invaded by the alien faction and the player can take on the role of the protagonist, an EDF soldier to defend the world. There are a massive variety of weapons such as Rifles, Leaser gun, Rocket Launcher, Grenades, tools and armors and uses a third-person view for exploration. It takes place in an open environment and includes a variety of levels. The player can use at least two primary weapons in each level and his main aim to protect the world from alien and earn experience points to unlock further content. Modern weapons are dropped by the alien after destroyed for players. The game becomes challenging as the player gain experience. Earth Defense Force 2025 offers key features such as lots of weapons, a variety of levels, and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
#45 SpaceTeam Zed
SpaceTeam Zed is an Action, Third-person Shooter, and Single-player video game available to play on multiple platforms. The game takes place in the space environment threatened by various space species. You can take on the role of the protagonist and according to story, you stuck in the strange planet residence of aliens and other creatures. Your task is to navigate the space environment from third-person perspective, encounter various species and fight against them to slaughter. Survive as long as you can and repair your ship to escape. Your character is wielded with an advanced gun that he can used to shoot aliens and other species to protect himself. Score the highest points, avoid enemy attack, and engage yourself in realistic space experience. The character can run, jump, take aim and can shoot on foes to defeat them. SpaceTeam Zed offers superb gameplay, prominent features, and brilliant mechanics with attractive sounds. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#46 Days Gone
Days Gone is an Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival, and Single-player video game developed by SIE Bend Studio and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The game takes place in the highly detailed environment populated by zombies. It offers an open world, and zombie-apocalyptic gameplay played from the third-person view. You assume the role of the protagonist named as Deacon St. John, who is a former bounty hunter and drifter. The story centers on after two years of a global pandemic appeared which slaughtered almost all of humanity and turned millions of people into zombie-like creatures. There are several objectives, and the game allows you to complete them in multiple ways. The protagonist equips with a sniper rifle, grenades and other weapons that can be used to kill zombies. Day-night and dynamic weather systems featured in the game, which affects gameplay making zombies weak and slow during the time of day. You can manipulate the world from third-person perspective either on foot or by vehicle. Interact with objects and attempts to use them against zombies to kill them and progress through the game. Using stealth element, you can hide from zombies for a short time and can use melee combat to kill them. Days Gone offers a detailed environment, different vehicles, a set of weapons, and smooth controls, Days Gone is the best game to play and enjoy.
#47 Metro: 2033 Redux
Metro: 2033 Redux is an Adventure, Horror-Survival, First-person Shooter and Single-player video game created by 4A Games and published by Deep Silver. It brings an exciting story, in which the world was destroyed by an apocalyptic event, destroying almost humanity and transforming the planet Earth into a wasteland. The civilization of human entered into a new dark age with lots of challenges and dangers. It takes place in the future 2033, where a new generation was born and rise in an underground environment, and try their best to survive. You as the playable character can assume the role of the protagonist named as Artyom, who born on the last day before the devastation and raised underground. Your ultimate job is to manipulate the world, fight enemies who are the responsible for the destruction and kill them to restore your land. The environment can be explored from a first-person perspective, and you can use a variety of weapons to kill enemies and earn points. Two Play Styles (Survival and Spartan), Multiple Modes, Huge Arsenal of Weaponry, etc. are core features in the game to enjoy.
#48 Life is Strange: Episode 1
Life is Strange: Episode 1 is an immersive, Adventure, Episodic and Single-player Exploration video game that enables you to rewind effect and time the past, future, and present. The game brings an exciting gameplay for Life is Strange lovers and offers an addictive story follows the protagonist named as Max Caulfield, who is a photographic senior and finds that she is capable of reversing time while rescuing her beloved friend. After progressing the game, the protagonist finds herself investigating the strange disappearance of the student named as Rachel Amber in Arcadia Bay. You assume the role of the protagonist, who can manipulate the world from a third-person perspective and struggle to uncover the dark secrets of the strange world. The ultimate task for you to learn as soon as possible to change the time to fend off the devastation in future. It comprises multiple levels, and the player needs to accomplish each one to progress through the game and earn enough experience points. Life is Strange: Episode 1 includes core features such as Adventure Gameplay, Multiple Endings, Hand-Painted Visuals, Indie Soundtracks, and more. Try it out.
#49 Life is Strange: Before the Storm
Life is Strange: Before the Storm is a Graphic Adventure video game published by Square Enix and developed by Deck Nine. The game serves as the 2nd title in the series of Life is Strange and it is a prequel to the first installment, revolves around the 16-year-old girl named as Chloe Price and her relationship with her schoolmate named as Rachel Amber. It takes place in the stimulating environment, played from a third-person perspective. It offers the similar gameplay to its predecessor and doesn’t support time travel feature anymore. The game introduces a Backtalk feature, enabling the player to call up Chloe to get out of the precarious situation. The player as the protagonist can explore the world from a third-person view, interact with object and environment to complete the missions and score points. As the player progresses through the game, it becomes challenging to play and unlock additional content to enjoy. With enhanced mechanics, graphics, and controls, Life is Strange: Before the Storm is the wonderful game to play.
#50 Hidden Agenda
Hidden Agenda is an Action-Adventure, Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed by Supermassive Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. During the game, the player takes on the role of the protagonist, who is a homicide detective named as Becky Marney and Felicity Graves, the district attorney, both involved in the serial killer’s case called The Trapper. The game introduces quick time events that decide the end of the story, including the protagonist’s survival or death. It has two different modes such as Story and Competitive. In story mode, you can invite up to five friends into the investigation and can ask questions about one another. One player has a chance to control the team, and make a strong decision, discuss evidence with others and struggle to work out the identity of the killer. Hidden Agenda includes prominent features such as Two Distinct Protagonists, Exploration, Two different Modes, Solve Cases, and more. With thrilling gameplay, superb mechanics, and addictive controls, Hidden Agenda is the incredible game to play and enjoy.