Soma is a mixture of Science Fiction, Horror-Survival, First-person Perspective, and Exploration elements developed and published by Fictional Games. The story revolves around the protagonist named as Simon Jarret, who finds himself at the facility under strange circumstance, struggling to unearth his past. According to the story, the world in threatened by strange creatures, trying to taking over humanity. The player assumes the role of the protagonist and his primary goal is to explore the facility from first-person perspective, encounter various creatures and struggle to solve puzzles. During exploration, the protagonist discovers a huge array of clues including audio tapes and notes, which creates atmosphere and progresses the plot. There is no combat system like other games by Fictional Games, and instead the player can use stealth elements, and can explore the environment, and solve puzzles to progress through the game. Players can manipulate the underground world, interact with NPCs, and objects to solve puzzles and earn experience points. Soma offers prominent features, immersive gameplay, and highly detailed environment. Try it out.
#1 Alien: Isolation
Alien: Isolation is one of the best Action-Adventure and Horror-Survival, Stealth and Shooter video game. The game offers a similar gaming experience to System Shock 2 video game and allows you to be the protagonist Amanda Ripley who embarks on a journey to find her mother Ellen Ripley and on her way to the secrets, she encounters the otherworldly aliens, engages into amazing combats with them on a space station named as Sevastopol. She gets trapped on the station and the only way out is to fight all the aliens, kill them using the advanced tech weapons and gadgets, eventually complete the game objectives. Alien: Isolation offers a huge arsenal of weapons at your disposal, a wonderful setting and story-line along with brilliant visuals and an addictive game-play to enjoy.
#2 Silent Hill
Silent Hill is a 1999’s Top-Hit Horror-Survival and Shooter video game developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo. The game offers a wonderfully designed 3D Real-time environment and allows you to play from a Third-person perspective. Story revolves around the character of Harry Mason who struggles to find his adopted daughter who ends up in the possession of a cult taking refuge in Silent hill, America, a town filled with all kinds of gory monsters and creatures. In effort of freeing her, Mason fights off the Cult members, kills them and finally frees her. Silent Hill offers five different endings of the game and offers different environments and objectives as well. Combat and Exploration elements in the game add up a bit more fun to the game as they let you traverse through a number of different environments, fight off hordes of monsters, interact with objects and solve a number of challenging puzzles in order to keep going on in the game. Other cool features of the game include Third-person perspective, Heads up Display, Health bar, and Dual Shock controller that helps you keep track of your heart beat and know about when to take a pause. Silent Hill lets you combat against the monsters using Melee Combat techniques and weapons, a number of firearms, and your parkour abilities. With a very challenging and quite addictive gameplay, a fantastic story, brilliant visual details and loads of other great things to discover, Silent hill is one amazing Action, Horror-Survival and Shooter video game to play.
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.
#4 Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth
Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth is an Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival First and Third-person Shooter video game by Headfirst Productions. The story of the game revolves around the character of Jack Walters who is a mentally unstable freelance detective. He gets hired on a case of a missing person and travels to Innsmouth a mysteriously strange town situated in the cutout suburbs of America. While investigating in the Innsmouth, Jack feels the unseen presence of an unearthly force, under the heavy effects of that force, he begins hallucinating and degrading mentally. It depends on the player to control his situation or let him die by losing control and committing suicide. One possible way of preserving and restoring the sanity of the protagonist is to kill the enemies or find the sanctuary. If player fails to find the sanctuary, he dies under the heavy influence of graphical anomalies and sound distortions and the game ends. Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth features a twisted and quite confusing game-play and a mysteriously impressive story-line, amazing visuals and a lot of other great things.
BlackSoul is a super Thrilling Third-person Shooter, Horror-Survival and Action-Adventure video game by XeniosVision. The game offers a similar game-play to Alan Wake and takes you to England in the year 1972, offers beautiful old school visuals and environment. The story of the game revolves around the main characters of Sean and his sister Ava who both are forces to take shelter in the quarantined facility after the outbreak of a deadly infection that turned almost all of the humans into psychotic killers. Your task in the game is to set yourself up into the character of Sean and focus on surviving along with your sister in a brutally unforgiving environment. The secondary objective of the game is to find out the root causes of the insanity outbreak and stop it by finding a cure. BlackSoul lets you scavenge for medical supplies, food and weapons in order to survive and kill the enemies in close and long distance combats. BlackSoul offers wonderful apocalyptic setting, great interactive drama type visuals, a brilliant story and an immersive game-play to enjoy.
#6 Amnesia: The Dark Descent
Amnesia: The Dark Descent is a Horror Survival and Action-Adventure video game produced in the studios of Frictional Games. The game is about a man named Daniel who finds himself in an asylum like castle and has absolutely no memory of his past. He gets up, picks up the notes with strange writings scattered all around the place, and starts finding his way out of the haunted castle. While walking down the corridors, he feels the presence of an unknown entity who keeps on following him wherever he goes. Haunted by the fear and bizarre happenings and voices all around him, he struggles to remember his past and get rid of the unearthly being following him. Your task is to get into the character of Daniel, start exploring the Asylum. collect all the notes and objects necessary to plan your escape. Amnesia: The Dark Descent offers beautifully created visuals, a great storyline and an addictive gameplay to enjoy.
DayZ is a Multiplayer Open World Horror-Survival and First, and Third-person Shooter video game by Bohemia Interactive. The game is set in the fictitious world of Chernarus City, Russia, where an unknown plague outbreak turns almost half of the population into deadly Zombies. As one of the survivors, player scavenges for Food, Water, Shelter and Medical Supplies while encountering and killing the Zombies and other mutant creatures, alone and with other survivors as a team. The main goal of the game is to stay alive for as long as possible in a world filled with Zombies and loads of other types of Mutant creatures. To stay alive, you must avoid getting infected by any means, keep on searching for the medicines and, food because food provides with nutrition that is needed to stay immune. DayZ offers no weapons at startup so you’ll have to use whatever you think can be a weapon and keep on exploring the world covering almost 225 Kilometer radius of Chernarus. You must also keep on searching insides of houses for any types of helping materials and useful tools that can come handy when there is nothing else to defend yourself against the deadly zombies, or you can simply make any abandoned home your refuge against all the deadly creatures lurking outside as a threat. The combats in the game are mainly Melee type so you must master the art of melee combats so whenever you get into a survival war against the enemies, you will be able to defend yourself. DayZ is all about Survival and your abilities to deal with situations like you experience in the game. With an amazingly haunting setting, brilliant visuals, and immersive gameplay, DayZ is one of the trendsetters of the games with similar subjects.
#8 Clive Barker’s Jericho
Clive Barker’s Jericho is an Action, First-person Perspective, Horror-Survival, and Single-player video game released by MercurySteam. It offers an exciting gameplay revolving around seven team members that you have to control during the match. It takes place in the unforgettable world invaded by deadly creations and monsters. Your ultimate task is to control all seven members team known as Jericho and guide them through various environments. You have to survive as long as possible to dominate the world. The game offers new features known as Quick Time Events, in which you must press the buttons shown at the top of the screen to survive. Each member has both primary and secondary attack such as rifle, grenades, and fire while secondary weapon like a pistol, and more. Engage yourself in FPS gameplay experience show off your shooting abilities by defeating a set of vicious creatures. Clive Barker’s Jericho is the best game horror game for hardcore players. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
Amnesia is a fantastic series of Horror Survival video games. All of the games in the series are published by the Frictional Games and offer a similar type of gameplay but different storylines, characters, and gameplays. Amnesia offers three main games in the series including Amnesia: The Dark Descent, Amnesia: Justine (an expansion to Amnesia: The Dark Descent), and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs (Sequel to Amnesia: The Dark Descent). Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is the most recent game in the series released back in 2013. With a variety of gameplay, fantastic mechanics, and characters throughout the series, Amnesia offers a truly realistic approach to the environments presented in the games. All the Horror, Thrill and Dark themes of the games are enough to scare the players to the edge of a breakdown. Playing the games of Amnesia series literally feels like being part of the game world and that actually makes all the games in the series more entertaining and thrilling at the same time. Another significant aspect of the Series is that it offers all the stories from the past. In Amnesia: The Dark Descent the game is about the protagonist named as Daniel, who struggles to know about his past while being haunted by the unknown entities. In Amnesia Justine, the protagonist is a Female named as Justine who finds herself in a competitive environment, helps and saves the homeless people, and pursues the only antagonist Dr. Victor Fournier, kills him and the game concludes. In Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, the Protagonist is Oswald Mandus, the grand nephew of Daniel who is an explorer and goes on various expeditions, creates a massive machine that builds Manpigs and other disastrous Swine monstrosities. Betrayed by an Engineer Oswald gets in trouble when the engineer takes control of the machine and unleashes the said monsters into the open. Oswald struggles to save his family and all the other in the game. Considering all the fantastic inclusions to the series, Amnesia is an excellent combination of highly addictive and engaging games. Try any one of the games and enjoy an amazingly immersive experience of Horror and Survival elements.
#10 Dark Fall: Lost Souls
Dark Fall: Lost Souls is a great Action and Adventure, Point-and-Click and Horror video game. If you are a fan of horror games with adventure elements, this one’s definitely a good one to try. The game blends in Puzzle solving with the core game-play and offers a truly new experience of adventure gaming. Dark Fall: Lost Souls is set on the eerie locations of Dowertown Hotel and The Train Station where you in the Character of a Disgraced police officer will have to follow the story. Evidence Tempering in Amy Haven disappearance case leads to Protagonist’s expulsion from the force and now after half a decade, crimes are being committed in a same manner as Amy Heavens. The protagonist finds this opportunity a investigate Amy’s case again on his own and regain his dignity. You are required to get into the character of the protagonist, explore the places of interest, gather up the clues and objects that will eventually lead you to the murderer, help the police arrest the Killer, regain your dignity and conclude the game by finally sending the responsible behind bars. Dark Fall: Lost Souls offers a wonderful story, great visuals and an immersive game-play to enjoy.
#11 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.
#12 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.
#13 The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead, Developed and published by Telltale Games is an Action-Adventure, Graphic and Interactive Drama based on the comic book (The Walking Dead Comic Book Series) of Robert Kirkman. The game is set in an era of Zombie Apocalypse in Georgia, the story revolves around the life of the protagonist Lee Everett a former university professor, and a young girl named Clementine. Lee Everett helps a group of survivors stay alive and he leads them. Due to an open world gaming environment and a third person gaming perspective the player along with all the people roams freely and interacts with the item easily. The player controls the protagonist and helps him and other people fight against the hordes of zombies using every weapon they have. The life rate of survivors depends on the fighting abilities of all the fighters. With super cool graphics, a well-written storyline and many weapon choices, The Walking Dead provides with an amazingly fascinating game-play.
#14 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.
#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.
Rust is a Multiplayer Action-Adventure and Horror-Survival video game by Facepunch Studios. Currently, in the Alpha phase, Rust offers early access to the game on Steam. Set in a massive Open World, Rust allows you to survive in an unfriendly environment by simply crafting different items, exploration and by finding the supplies such as Food, Water, Shelter, loot, Weapons and medical Supplies, etc. It spawns you right in the middle of other online players and lets you use your wit to find ways in which you can survive. You must stay well fed to avoid starvation and drink plenty of water in order to eliminate the threat of being dehydrated. Encounters with the creatures will definitely result in your demise of win so you decide what to do. All the deadly creatures, harsh weather conditions, and all the obstacles must not defeat you if you want to survive. Rust with all the wonderful mechanics, visuals and immersive game-play is a fantastic game to play and enjoy.
#17 The Forest
The Forest is a super exciting Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival and First-person Exploration video game. The game takes you to a mysterious forest on an unknown island and leaves you in the middle of cannibalistic beings after your plane crashes there. In order to survive you’ll have to hunt down the resources and supplies such as Food, Water, medicinal items and materials to make weapons, shelter etc. The unique crafting system of the game allows you to gather up the required resources and build shelters to live in, weapons to kill the deadly attacking cannibals, set traps for food and to prevent the cannibals from reaching out to your shelters. The Forest lets you experience one of the most horrifying game-plays from first-person perspective and enjoy. With an amazing story-line, clean visuals and a challenging game-play, The Forest is a great game to play.
#18 Slender Man
Slender Man is an indie Psycho-Horror and Survival game, featuring a faceless being (Slender Man) that is mostly found occupying some abandoned or haunted places. Playing this game is truly a different and quite exhilarating experience. Dressed in a black and white suit, the Slender Man is controllable by the game player presenting a First-person gaming perspective. The story of the game is about acquiring the clues to solve some deep end mysteries behind the most terrifying legends of all time. The game offers brilliant visuals, loads of dark and haunted environments, dark theme and all the excitement that you seek for. Because of being one of the most creepiest games, Slender Man takes you to the heights of entertainment. Do try it out if you love playing games with dark thematic and enjoy the ultimate fun, and thrill.
#19 Infestation: Survivor Stories
Infestation: Survivor Stories, developed and published by OP Productions is an Open World, Horror-Survival and Zombie video game set in a virtual world infested by Zombies. The game is built using the Eclipse gaming engine and is available to play online. Infestation: Survivor Stories lets you get entrance to the game world by creating and customizing an online 3D avatar. Once the initial setup is completed, you can get into the game world and roam free experiencing the hardships of a post-apocalyptic world. You can get any weapon you like and kill zombies to increase your chances of survival. The game allows you to go through the difficulties like lake of nutrition and all the adversities. As the nature of the game, in the presence of a huge threat of Zombies, you try to survive without any food, medical facilities and try to save other people. The game also allows you to explore the game world and scavenge for items like guns, food and anything that can help you survive. If a player gets too bad at his/her health he dies of hunger and the game concludes so, you must watch for the nutrition meter. You can interact with other online players, use engage in combats with zombies, other online players and boost up your reputation by gaining XP (Experience points). Infestation: Survivor Stories can be downloaded directly from the game URL and played online.
Darkout is another great inclusion to the Sandbox Genre and it offers wonderful Action-Adventure, Indie, Horror-Survival and RPG aesthetics. The game basically is focused on Survival and allows you to survive in a procedurally generated game world, craft different items like weapons, armors, shelter and research about new technologies to enhance your chances of survival and enjoy being part of a wonderful world. The world around you is called The Land of Illuna and is filled with dark enemies, so in order to survive and find the parts for your ship, you’ll have to go through hordes of enemies, kill them to level up your chances of survival, collect resources and master the survival. If you are a good crafter, your chances of survival are high, so you better be good at that. With eye catching dark world visuals, super thrilling game-play and a lot of other great things, Darkout is a quite a wonderful game to play and enjoy. Do try it out.
#21 Dead Frontier
Dead Frontier in a freemium Online MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online – Role Playing Game) video game developed and published by Creaky Corpse Ltd. The game is set in an apocalyptic virtual world of Fairview City in which the humanity is converting to undead day by day in a very fast pace. You get into the game world by creating an online avatar of yourself and registering with your credentials. Once the registration is completed you can interact with different objects, NPC’s (Non Player Characters) and other players, playing the game online. As the nature of the game, you gets into the ranks of apocalypse survivors and start fighting against the zombies. You can select different outposts for yourself, or you can go to different safe places, do business or travel to other cities in the game world by foot. You can also buy some weapons to kill the zombies and survive. The game allows you to fight by using different guns or by melee weapons according to the scenario. Dead frontier is a good Action-Adventure and Survival video game and is not less than a treat for the players who do not want to install and play games on PC’s. You can just go to the game URL and start playing the game.
ZombiU takes you to an amazing Action-Adventure, Horror Survival and Shooter gaming experience that you cannot have playing a lot of other games of the same genre. Developed specifically for Wii U platforms, this game is thrown into the markets by Ubisoft Montpellier and Ubsoft to provide you with a marvelous piece of art. The game is set in London and features the protagonist as a survivor of a zombie outbreak. The only objective of the game for you is to scavenge for the Shelter, Food and Water, Weapons and Medicines to survive and fight back your enemies. The game lets you choose any character for yourself in the game and if you die, you’ll be re-spawned into a new characters appearance. ZombiU allows you to learn and evolve into the environment by developing different skills and survival techniques until you reach the Safe Zone. Once you reach the safe zone, the game concludes. ZombiU is probably one of the best games of this specific genre as compared to a lot of other titles. You should totally check it out.
#23 H1Z1: Just Survive
H1Z1: Just Survive is a brilliant Sandbox Style Action and Thrill filled Horror-Survival, Third-person and MMO video game that offers game-play to the popular DayZ. The game is set in a massive open world in Rural America and leaves you right in the middle of a Zombie infested area where your only task is to survive. In order to survive you’ll have to hunt for supplies such as Food, Water, Weapons, Shelter and Medicines etc. H1Z1: just Survive allows you to either go alone on scavenging quest or team up with your friends playing as other survivors online, go hunting down the zombies or find the valuables. Be aware of the friendlies turned enemies, because not everybody is your friend in the game. With a great Action and Adventure packed game-play, well-written story and fantastic visuals, H1Z1: Just Survive is one of the best Action, Adventure, horror-Survival and exploration video game to play and enjoy.
#24 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.
Contagion is a Multiplayer Co-Op, Horror Survival, Shooter video game by Monochrome LLC. Based on three main game modes (Hunted, Escape and Extraction), Contagion allows you to engage yourself in a 16 player Multiplayer Co-Op gameplay and kill the zombies. Every mode allows a limited number of players to play with weapons best suitable for the concerning game modes etc. Your duty in the game is to select a mode to play, explore the game world from a first person perspective and fight against the undead. Just like the different player characters, Contagion provides with a lot of different enemies, dynamic and thrilling gameplay, cool visuals, a great story, etc. along with cool weapon choices, great tactical skills, and strategic thinking, etc. Contagion is one of the best Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival and Shooting video game to play and enjoy, Contagion will entertain you to the limits. Do give it a try.
#26 Dead Island
Dead Island developed and published by Techland and Deep Silver is an Action, RPG, Shooting and Horror Survival video game. The game is set in a zombie-infested open world where you get into the role of the protagonist who struggles to survive by fighting off hordes of zombies and engages in combats using melee techniques, melee weapons and different kinds of guns. Dead Island features a game-play with a first person perspective in which the protagonist roams in an open world, completes different quests, and gathers XP (Experience points) by killing the enemies to buy upgrades, weapons and different skills etc. Dead Island provides with a thrilling game-play, a well-written storyline, state of the art graphics along with single and multiplayer gaming modes. Built using Chrome Engine 5, Dead Island is available to play on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and Linux gaming platforms.
#27 Among The Sleep
Among The Sleep, Developed and produced by Krillbite Studios and Ole Andreas Jordet respectively is an action-adventure horror survival game presented in a first person gaming perspective. The story of the game revolves around a toddler and his friend, a Teddy Bear. On his birthday, his father visits his home and asks his mother to let him meet with his son but the toddler’s mother disapproves the meeting and closes the door. His father leaves a gift for him and leaves. Mother picks up the toddler and all the gifts and leaves the toddler alone in his room to play. The teddy bear gets out of the box who happens to be alive and takes the toddler to the wardrobe which is actually a long passage filled with long black coats. After some time in the closet, the teddy gets falls into a giant washing machine and the toddler worries with grief. The toddler starts finding his mother because he thinks that only his mother can save the teddy. The game begins and the objective now changes to finding the mother of the toddler. The toddler starts his journey, faces some unforeseen hazards, and gets face to face with the mystic beings of a mystic world. Do give it a try.
#28 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.
#29 White Noise: A tale of Horror
White Noise: A tale of Horror developed and published by MilkStone Studios is an indie Horror-Survival and Sci-Fi Action-Adventure video game. The story of the game kicks off with the player character teleported to an eerie forest. He starts his creepy search of eight tapes scattered all around the forest while avoiding the gory monster. With only a flashlight in his inventory, he starts walking and whenever he hears a White Noise, he nears a tape and with a bit more search he finds the tape. He searches further and if he finds all the eight tapes, he finishes the search and the episode concludes. If the player is caught by the monster the game ends. White Noise: A tale of Horror is an awesome Action-Adventure and Horror-Survival video game and it will surely give you enough creeps and chills to enjoy it. White Noise: A tale of Horror is available to play on Xbox 360 Only.
Faceless, previously known as the Slender Source is a Horror-Survival, Action-Adventure and Sci-Fi video game developed by Blacklight Studios and published by Sklarlight. This game is available to play on Microsoft Windows and Steam only with single and multiplayer gaming modes. As this game bases on the previously known game Slender Source, it features a tall, thin and a faceless being that haunts you wherever you go or whatever you do. In the game, the player sets out to collect the Dolls scattered and hid all over the place. With every doll collected, the faceless being becomes more fast and tries to trap you in any way possible. Once again, the player character is loaded with just a flashlight instead of all the fancy weapons in the world. If the player is able to collect all the dolls in time without being caught by the faceless being, he finishes the search and the episode of the game concludes. Faceless offers beautiful visuals, dark theme and an addictive gameplay to enjoy.
#31 Haunted Memories
Haunted Memories is an Episodic, Action-Adventure, Shooter and Horror-Survival video game. The game kicks off with an amnesiac man waking up in the woods nearing a power station. You are allowed to set yourself up into the character of that amnesiac man, explore the world around you, collect items and weapons, fight and kill the enemies. Your worst fear is that you are continuously being hunted by Mark Slender a giant paranormal entity with no face, black suit and lots of tentacles. You must find out the map, explore the surroundings and find out the way out of the woods before that Slender creature captures you. Haunted Memories is an episodic video game that allows you to experience the game in different environments, settings and with different objectives. With a mystic nature, a lot of enemies to fight with, six different episodes, an amazingly horror and creepy game-play, this game is quite fun to play and enjoy. Play it out and you’ll love every bit of this brilliant game.
#32 Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly
Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly is an Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival and Single-player video game created and published by Tecmo. It is the 2nd marvelous entry in the series of Fatal Frame video game and features an exciting story. The story of the game revolves around twins sisters named as Mayu and Mio Amakura as they navigate the world of an abounded ancient villages. Their lives become terrifying when the spirits of village attack them and select them as the sacrifice for a ritual. The game lets you explore the ghost town either Mio Amakura or Mayu. Your main task is to manipulate objects, explore the game world and reveal its mysteries. Your character wields with an enchanted camera which can be used to take the snap of spirits. To earn points, you must fight against ghost and defeat them by clicking their pictures. It has two different modes such as Viewfinder mode and field mode. You can take on the role of Mio and can investigate objects and items to find areas for clues in field mode. With the best mechanics, addictive gameplay and superb visuals, Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly is the wonderful game to play and enjoy.
#33 Dino Crisis 2
Dino Crisis 2 is an Action-Adventure video game designed for hardcore players who love playing Shooting games. It combines the elements of horror-survival, open environment, and combat. The game supports single-player mode and plays from both First and Third-person perspective. It is the 2nd entry in the series of Dino Crisis. The game takes place in the fictional city of Edward, and the story starts after the event of an earlier entry. According to the story, the scientist works on a secret project and search for the mysterious third energy. After the wrong experiment the whole Island has vanished and move back in the time of dinosaur era. A team of Soldier is sent to rescue the survivals, scientist team and recover the research data. Unfortunately, all soldiers are slain by dinosaurs. The game offers two protagonists named Dylan and Regina and let you control the protagonist and complete your tasks. In the game, your main task is to find a way out, locate the survivors, retrieve the data, and use the third energy to get back your time. You have to collect items, complete complex puzzles, and fight against dinosaurs to save your crew. Dino Crisis 2 offers enhanced mechanics, addictive gameplay, brilliant mechanics, and superb visuals. Try it out.
#34 Cry of Fear
Cry of Fear is a Horror-Survival, FPS (First-person Shooter), Co-op and Single-player video game by Team Psykskallar. The game takes place in the deserted town populated with horrific zombies and nightmares. The story of the game revolves around the protagonist who is a young man and his efforts to find a way out. According to the story, the protagonist found himself in a strange place after a car accident. The ultimate task is to explore the game world, solve challenging puzzles and fight against monsters to progress through the game. It offers the similar gameplay like Silent Hill game. To kill monsters, the protagonist can use a weapon such as rifles, pistols and more. The game represents a series of challenging levels, and each level is challenging as compared to last one. It has a single-player campaign and multiple endings. You can play with four friends in co-op mode and can play complete levels together. Cry of Fear offers key features such as Twenty-four unique Weapons, Unlockable Content, Extra Campaign, Terrifying Atmosphere and more. Try it out.
#35 Mission Europa
Mission Europa is another great Action, RPG, Shooter and Horror-Survival video game. The game allows you to lead a team of rescue party and embark on a journey to find out the truth about a mining facility that lost contact with the command few weeks later. On the Icy Moon of Europa, You must explore the world, encounter the alien enemies, eliminate them and rescue the remaining Mining facility workers. With over 50 exciting game levels, 18 different types of enemies, action-packed boss combats, Co-Op Multiplayer gaming modes, Huge weapon arsenal, DLC, eye-catching visuals, addictive and quite immersive gameplay, and a well-written story-line along with a lot of other exciting things, Mission Europa is a great game to play and enjoy.
#36 Anna: Extended Edition
Anna: Extended Edition is a Psychological Horror video game takes place in the abandoned sawmill in the mountains of Italian. It mixes the elements of First-person Perspective, Puzzle, and Exploration. The story revolves around the protagonist who dreams of a mountain near his village. He attempts to go on an adventure to locate its connection to his missing memories and a strange woman known as Anna, who seems in his dreams and calling out for him. The protagonist enters in the house where he has to solve complex puzzles by finding clues in the garden and soon he comes to know that the house is haunted after a horrific event. The player takes on the role of the protagonist, and as the player start exploring the world, he hears strange voices which are belonging to him and the Anna. Anna assigned the task to the player to unearth the horrific clues and solve complex puzzles by using them related to the protagonist’s past. The behavior of the player doesn’t affect only his mental health but can change locations and reveal new mysteries leading to one of eight ending. Anna: Extended Edition offers core features such as Physics-based Environment, Enhanced Graphics, a Haunting Tale Terror, Eight different Ends, and more. Try it out to enjoy.
#37 Fable: The Lost Chapters
Fable: The Lost Chapters is an Action Role-playing, Third-person Exploration, Open World and Dark-Fantasy Single-player video game created by Lionhead Studios. The game takes place in the breathtaking fantasy world and puts you on an adventure, in which your every action describes your skills, reputation, and appearance. Create your unique story from start to end. Choose your path of evil or dedicate your life to righteousness. Assume the role of the protagonist, customize it using different accessories, select your path and start your journey. There is a variety of challenging quests that you must accomplish to enhance your reputation. Use different weapons and fight against enemies, defeat them to earn points and unlock further content in the game. Interact with NPCs, and explore the open environment using third-person perspective. Fable: The Lost Chapters offers prominent features such as Real-time Combat, Build your Legend, Explore Evolving World, Dynamic Weather System, Deformable Environment and more. Fable: The Lost Chapters is the best Role-playing as compared to other games like same genres.
#38 Fatal Frame
Fatal Frame is a Single-player Horror-Survival video game developed and published by Tecmo for PlayStation platform. It is the first entry in the series of Fetal Frame. The game takes place in the historical year 1986 and revolves around the story of the siblings named as Mafuyu Hinasaki and Miku. According to the story, Muffy disappears while looking a popular novelist in the unforgivable mansion. Miku worries about his sister and goes to locate her sibling. You can get into the role of the protagonist named as Miku, and your ultimate task is to manipulate the environment from a third-person perspective, interact with objects, find a clue, fight against ghosts, and uncover the truth behind a mythical mansion. The game is about exploration and fighting off ghosts using the unique camera. The entire game is divided into four chapters, and each chapter is more challenging as compared to previous. Fatal Frame offers superb gameplay, brilliant story, horrible sounds, and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
#39 Gone Astray
Gone Astray is a Horror-Survival, First-person Perspective and Single-player video game which features unforgettable environment, rich atmosphere, and superb interior. The game takes place in the historical 1970’s year and casts you in the role of the protagonist named as Tom, who is an adventurer and loves to be out in nature. Tom have a pet who is a dog, as a routine he takes his pet, triggers out for a search of an adventure every Sunday. Each Sunday Tom struggles to find new locations to explore. As the protagonist, you are exploring the environment, and then you encounters horrific creatures ahead and your main task it to run before they catch you. Navigate the world, interact with NPCs, solve puzzles to uncover the secrets and clear each objective to score the points. As the game progress, it becomes more horrific. With superb visuals, addictive mechanics, and detailed environment, Gone Astray is the best Horror game to play and enjoy.
#40 Bonetown: The Power of Death
Bonetown: The Power of Death is an Adventure, Exploration and Single-player video game developed and published by CPsoft. The game revolves around an exciting story, in which all kinds of monsters and dark forces will come to the planet earth to punish the humanity for their disobedient to the god. They’ll be demolished in blood’s pool. There is an ancient buried in the world and told a legend that would come and punish the dark forces and rescue the humanity. In the game, you can take on the role of the little boy who is the protagonist and a legend who has to save the humanity from dark forces and monsters. After showing your power, the people starts calling you the Power of Death. The game takes place in the Fantasy-based world and embarks you an epic adventure where you have to manipulate the environment and perform everything you want. Build shelters, search treasure, craft items, and gather resources. Become the legends and battle for your liberty. Bonetown: The Power of Death is the best game to play and enjoy.
#41 The Ship
The Ship is a Role-playing, Stealth, First-person Shooter and Single-player Exploration video game developed and published by Blazing Griffin. The game offers an exciting story, revolving around a luxury ship. According to the story, a strange man named as Mr. X distributed free tickets for his amazing luxury cruise. Lots of people join him and enter into the ship, some of the people knows about his evil plan, but they ignore. As the journey start, the strange man asks the people to fight against each other and murder another passenger. Mr. X will kill the person who selects not to do. As the story progress, the game unlocks other levels and exciting scenes that you can enjoy. You can assume the role of the protagonist named as Charlie Panther, who is a second class passenger. Your ultimate task is to navigate the environment from first-person, rescue the people and fight against Mr. X to progress through the game. With challenging gameplay, superb mechanics, and addictive graphics, The Ship is the best game to play and enjoy.
#42 SCP: Containment Breach
SCP: Containment Breach is a Horror-Survival and Single-player video game available to play on Microsoft Windows platform only. The game centers on a secret organization known as SCP Foundation, an organization dedicated to consisting of anomalous entities, artifacts, and locations. It lets the player assist D-9341, a subject, through an unknown site while trying to survive. Blinking is the main features in the game, and the player must keep this important thing in his mind when encountering SCP 173, a status is moving at the fastest speed and will get close to the player. The player can blink in an unknown environment manually by hitting the spacebar and can shut his eyes by holding down the spacebar. There are several procedurally generated rooms, and each room needs a completion of objectives. The player can manipulate the world from the first-person perspective and can interact with the environment to solve puzzles. The primary aim of the player is to survive as long as possible while avoiding obstacles. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#43 Eyes: The Horror Game
Eyes: The Horror Game is an Action, Horror-Survival, 3D, and Single-player video game developed by Paulina Pabis and Michal Pabis. The game is available to play on mobile platforms such as Android and iOS and takes place in the unforgettable environment full of ghost. It cast the player in the role of the adventurer who has to manipulate the haunted house to find valuables. The player can navigate the environment from the first-person perspective, and his ultimate task is to survive as long as possible in the deep horrifying atmosphere. During exploration, the player can interact with objects, and manipulate them to progress through the game. The character is equipped with a torch light that he can use to see at the black night. Collect valuables to progress through the game and gain experience points to enhance your abilities. There are a variety of levels, and you have to clear each one to win. Eyes: The Horror Game offers the best features with superb gameplay. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#44 The Suffering
The Suffering is a Single-player Third and First-person Shooter video game with Psychological Horror elements developed by Surreal Software and published by Midway Games. The game offers an exciting story and revolves around the protagonist named as Torque, who is a prison on death for murdering his two children and his ex-wife. The protagonist is innocent and doesn’t know what happens with him and his family. After reaching the Abbot State Penitentiary on an Island called Carnate, an earthquake occurs, causing in prison to be attacked by supernatural entities. So the protagonist needs to fight his way for his freedom by going against demons. There are three different endings, depending on the actions taken by the player throughout, each of which uncovers the different story of the murder of the protagonist’s family. The player can assume the role of the protagonist, who is capable of running, shooting, jumping, and interacting with NPCs and environments. With the addictive story, brilliant mechanics, and detailed graphics, The Suffering is the excellent game to play and enjoy.
#45 Lone Survivor
Lone Survivor is a Post-apocalyptic, Horror-Survival, and Single-player video game created and published by Superflat Games for multiple platforms. The game comes with 2D Retro-style graphics, in which you controls the nameless protagonist, following the instruction and the directions offered by the apparent hallucinations of the character. While exploring the environment of the game, you’ll discover keys, items, and food. The use of each key and items must be determined to solve the tricky puzzles in the game. You as the protagonist must explore the world, interact with object, and struggle to complete the requirement of each mission to advance through the game. The game looks easy but hard to master. You controls a man in a surgical mask, who is a survivor. According to the story, an unknown infection has transformed the population of the world into shambling and aggressive mutants. You have limited supplies and you must survive as long as possible to become the master. With terrifying gameplay, enhanced mechanics, and detailed graphics, Lone Survivor is the best game to play.
#46 Silent Hill 2
Silent Hill 2 is an Adventure, Horror-Survival, and Single-player video game developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo. It takes place in the fictional town of America, and the game doesn’t serve as the direct sequel to Silent Hill video game. The storyline revolves around the protagonist named as James Sunderland, who receives a letter, written by his wife, saying she is waiting for him. The player is joined by an AI character named as Maria, who resembles her, the player struggles to find her and search for the truth about the death of her wife. The player simulates the environment from a third-person perspective, and the game involves finding the items, solving the tricky puzzles and exploring the environment. The game introduces psychological elements like gradual disappearance of the letter of Mary, films and literature. The task of the player is to command the player through the monster-filled town, known as Silent Hill where the player struggles to find his deceased wife. With horrific gameplay, brilliant graphics, and superb mechanics, Silent Hill 2 is the wonderful game to play.
#47 Neverending Nightmares
Neverending Nightmares is a Horror-Survival and Single-player video game created and published by Infinitap Games for Cross Platform. The game puts the player in the role of the protagonist named Thomas, who finds himself into another nightmare after waking up. As the player explores the protagonist throughout the game, the nightmare becomes worse, including the deadly and bloody monsters that lurk within them. During the gameplay, the protagonist dies each time in the nightmare and comes across some serious issues of commit self-harm, depression, and more. The game has three different endings, depending on the actions taken by the player during the game. It takes place in the 2D hand-drawn style world heavily influenced by Edward Gorey’s works. The storyline of the game follows the protagonist, suffering from the endless string of nightmare. Another character will be introduced in the story named Gabby, the little sister of Thomas frequently appears in nightmares. With thrilling storyline, horrific gameplay, and smooth controls, Neverending Nightmares is the best game to play.
#48 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.
Miasmata is an Open Word, First-person Horror-Survival and intensely Action-packed Simulation by IonFX Studios. The game sets on a Mysterious Island where you are the lone wanderer whose only task is to survive in a Hostile environment where an unknown Entity is haunting you. As the main character named as Robert Hughes and a plague-stricken Scientist, your task is to find the cure. Authorities left you stranded on the island after the virus infected you and now you must survive without any food, water, medical supplies and weapons. You must get out from the hiding, scavenge for the supplies, make weapons and survive while saving yourself from the unknown entity at your back. Get hold of your advanced lab and scientific research outpost, start experimenting and finally find a cure to save your old colleagues and all the infected ones. The game world is filled with all kinds of deadly creatures who continuously hunt you so you must be aware of them at all times. So are you ready for this haunting yet exciting adventure? Well if you are then you must know that this game is one of the best in the Horror-Survival genre. You’ll enjoy it.
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.