List of Best Survival Horror Games for PC, Xbox, and PS4
This is an upcoming First-person survival horror video game developed by Madmind Studio and published by PlayWay. The player controls one of the Martyrs condemned to Hell. Unlike other Martyrs, the player possesses the unique ability to possess both other Martyrs and, later in the game, lesser and higher demons, giving them access to special abilities. Using mechanics such as crouching and holding their breath, the player can avoid demons. Besides hiding, the player needs to solve puzzles in order to unlock new areas. There are available hidden statues that the player can collect, as well as paintings which are possible to discover.
This one is a best upcoming action role-playing & horror video game developed by Dontnod Entertainment and published by Focus Home Interactive. After publishing worldwide (5 June 2018.) you can play this game on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game takes place in London during the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, whose setting was researched by traveling there, consulting history books and documentaries. The player controls the game’s protagonist Jonathan E. Reid (a doctor) who was made into a vampire, and whose thirst for blood compels him to kill innocent people.
It is possible to finish the game without taking a life, and this is best preserves the character’s cover as a doctor but leaves him nearly incapable of leveling up. Weapon improvement through crafting is made possible by looting items from the bodies of victims. While using vampiric powers in combat, the character’s blood bar drains. This forces him to feed so he can immediately replenish his strength. Rushing forward with unusual momentum may be deployed to avoid combat altogether.
Each death has its visage. This is is an independent survival horror game which is in development by SadSquare Studio. Visage is being developed since January 2015 and was announced in September 2015. The game has been successfully financed by a Kickstarter campaign running from January through March 2016. will be set inside a huge house in which terrible things have happened. Players will relive fragments of the house’s history, each of them dragging them closer to what’s behind the dark history of the place. Players will witness firsthand how people died in the terrifying house.
Moons of Madness (2018)
Moons of Madness is a Lovecraft-inspired, first person, the psychological horror game that explores the internal struggles of astronaut Shane Newhart and the supernatural events that occur on research station Trailblazer Alpha, the first scientific outpost on the planet Mars. It combining hard science with Lovecraftian horror, Strongly narrative driven story mechanics such as “Zone Outs“ and Exploring Mental Illness without antagonizing.
Call of Cthulhu (2018)
Call of Cthulhu, the official video game adaptation of Chaosium’s emblematic pen & paper RPG developed by Cyanide Studios, is an RPG-Investigation title, packed with psychological horror and stealth mechanics for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The Cthulhu Mythos has grown to become one of the largest shared universes ever envisioned, giving birth to countless stories, novels, and even movies ever since the original publication of Lovecraft’s The Call of Cthulhu. The game will take players to Darkwater Island, a grim, disturbing place and let them control Edward Pierce, a former war veteran and private investigator in 1920s Boston.
He will be investigating the tragic and mysterious death of Sarah Hawkins, an acclaimed artist who has recently moved with her husband and their family to Darkwater Island. Call of Cthulhu will offer a dark and oppressive ambiance that shall pay tribute to Lovecraft’s work and the universe. This banal investigation might indeed lead you to more sinister forces and darker secrets buried deep within Darkwater Island.
Overkill’s The Walking Dead (2018)
OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead is a four-player co-op action FPS, where you and your friends fight the dead as well as the living in the Dark. Set in The Walking Dead Universe, you and your group try to survive in a post-apocalyptic Washington D.C. Each character in this game has their own Special Abilities, Skill Trees, Squad Roles, Play Styles, and Story Arcs, but teamwork is paramount. The action is close-up and intense: take out enemies carefully with the silent melee attack or go in guns blazing with your choice of each class firearms. You need to be able to improvise as nothing is certain and a horde of walkers is always right around the corner.
Scorn is an atmospheric first-person horror adventure game set in a nightmarish universe, designed around the idea of “being thrown into the world”. Isolated and lost inside this dreamlike world, you will explore different interconnected regions in a nonlinear fashion. It is currently in development by Ebb Software. Throughout the game, you will open up new areas, acquire different skill sets, weapons, and various items, while trying to comprehend the sights presented to you.
Smothered: Tormented Fathers (2018)
If you are looking for realistic horror game of the 90s then this will be the best option. This game is my personal suggestion to play if you want to play horror games. The plot of the game is really amazing which start with the real story. Psychology plays a huge role in the game: heroes and enemies are atypical and the line between good and evil is blurred. The plot is rich in unpredictable twists, but it is touching at the same time. The development of the game is similar to that of a film narration, where the player perfectly identifies himself with the character.
The soundtrack, composed by Nobuko Toda (Final Fantasy, Halo, Metal Gear Solid) and Luca Balboni, enhances the terrifying atmosphere of the game. The story revolves around Rosemary Reed, a fascinating 35-year-old woman, who reaches Richard Felton’s house, in order to investigate on the disappearance of a girl called Celeste. The woman is greeted by Gloria, the nurse who takes care of the old Richard. When Dr. Felton understands Rosemary’s true intentions, the dread begins.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (2017)
This one is the most popular and most played survival horror game developed and published by Capcom, released in January 2017 for Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The player controls Ethan Winters from a first-person perspective as he searches the Baker house for his missing wife. He is able to quickly turn 180 degrees to avoid enemies, as well as block incoming attacks to reduce damage. Various portions of the game are spent being pursued by members of the Baker family, who is engaged in combat, can only be temporarily incapacitated.
The inventory uses a grid-based system with an initial capacity of 12 slots but may be expanded several times over the course of the game. An item can occupy up to two spaces, and four items may be assigned to the D-pad. Item boxes found in save rooms may also be used to manage and store items and can be retrieved from different item boxes for later use. Many of the game’s puzzles require that items be examined under certain conditions in order to reveal secrets. In the game, tape recorders can be used to manually save the game’s progress, which, depending on the given difficulty level, may require the use of a cassette tape.
Bendy and the Ink Machine (2017)
This game is an episodic survival horror video game developed and published by TheMeatly Games. The game focuses on Henry, a retired cartoonist, who returns to the old studio he worked at upon an invitation from his old colleague, studio owner Joey Drew, and discovering numerous secrets about the abandoned studio while being hunted down by Bendy, an ink monster that resembles the company’s most popular character. Henry gets attacked by a humanoid ink monster whose face resembles that of the studio’s most popular character, the cartoon demon Bendy. After every task is complete, Henry and Boris ascend in an elevator. However, “Alice” then proclaims she wants to use Boris for herself, and the elevator plummets down. As Boris tries to revive an unconscious Henry, he is pulled away by “Alice” and presumably captured.
Little Nightmares (2017)
This one is a best puzzle-platformer horror adventure game developed by Tarsier Studios and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One. The Kid finds himself in the Depths of the Maw which are heavily flooded and he has to make his way by hopping on floating platforms. The Depths turn out to be the home of the Granny, who swims underwater and attempts to grab the Kid either by bumping and destroying the platforms he stands on or snatching him. he shadows indicate that the Nomes actually are or have been children.
It starts with the Kid escaping from the paper he is wrapped in, which is ascending on a hook towards the kitchen, and he falls to a new level of the Maw. In the last room of the Residence, the Lady captures the kid and transforms him into a Nome. He then finds his way to the Guest Area and then to the room with the sausage in Six’s campaign.
Outlast 2 (2017)
Players are Blake Langermann, a cameraman working with your wife, Lynn. The two of you are investigative journalists willing to take risks and dig deep to uncover the stories no one else will dare touch. This is the sequel to the acclaimed survival horror game Outlast. Set in the same universe as the first game, but with different characters and a different setting, Outlast 2 is a twisted new journey into the depths of the human mind and its dark secrets. Outlast 2 introduces you to Sullivan Knoth and his followers, who left our wicked world behind to give birth to Temple Gate, a town, deep in the wilderness and hidden from civilization. Knoth and his flock are preparing for the tribulations of the end of times and you’re right in the thick of it.
Friday the 13th: The Game is a third-person horror, the survival game where players take on the role of a teen counselor, or for the first time ever, Jason Voorhees. You and six other unlucky souls will do everything possible to escape and survive while the most well-known killer in the world tracks you down and brutally slaughters you. Meanwhile, Jason will be given an array of abilities to track, hunt and kill his prey. Stalk from the shadows, scare your targets and kill them when the time is right in as brutal a fashion as you can imagine.
Take control of the legendary killer that is Jason Voorhees and terrify those unfortunate enough to cross your path. For the first time ever, you will have the opportunity to play as Jason Voorhees, the most famous killer in horror. Stalk your prey, ambush them whenever you see fit and strike fear in the hearts of so many hapless victims as you become the legend himself. The Game will include a variety of kills, new and familiar, that will help you set the tone for the Jason Voorhees that you want to be. You’ll even get to unlock various Jason incarnations from the movies.
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (2017)
This is a dark fantasy action-adventure game developed and published by Ninja Theory. The game is divided into two types of gameplay: the first allows Senua to walk freely and interact with her surroundings. If she uses her focus on totems hidden throughout the game, it triggers a memory via voice-over of her friend Druth telling her of the stories of the Norsemen. She can also charge the opponent she is currently focusing on, to either get closer or directly attack or kick it.
This game is most awards winning the game. If Senua suffers a strong hit, or several hits in a row, she falls to the ground, and the player must press the corresponding button repeatedly as fast as possible before an enemy deals her a fatal blow. The nature of most apparitions, events witnessed, or voices heard, is purposely left unclear, and can be interpreted as either an actual apparition by a spirit.
The Evil Within 2 (2017)
This is a third-person survival horror video game developed by Tango Gameworks and published by Bethesda Softworks for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Detective Sebastian Castellanos has lost it all. But when given a chance to save his daughter, he must descend once more into the nightmarish world of the STEM. Horrifying threats emerge from every corner as the world twists and wraps around him. Will Sebastian face adversity head-on with weapons and traps, or sneak through the shadows to survive.
In the game, Theodore tries to kill Sebastian with hallucinations of monsters from the previous game, but he overcomes them. Myra suddenly appears and kills Theodore. However, she tells Sebastian to leave the STEM and leave her and Lily alone, before destroying the building. Confused, Sebastian follows Myra to a recreation of their home through the now-destroyed Union.
List of Other Best Survival Horror Games for PC, Xbox, and PS4
Dark Souls III (2016)
Dead by Daylight (2016)
We Happy Few (2016)
Five Nights at Freddy’s 2 (2015)
Alien: Isolation (2014)
Among the Sleep (2014)
Dead Space 3 (2013)
Slender: The Arrival 2013)
In this list of best and popular horror games, I try to mention awarded and most played games. If you have other collections of games then don’t forget to share with us. Well, In this horror games list I listed best indie horror games, best PC horror games, best Xbox one horror games, and best PS4 horror games. If you want to play these games then you can do this easily by buying these games. Some of these games are free to play but most of them are paid horror games. Hope! this guide of best new and old horror games will help you to get the best answer and list of games.