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Two more games just came in my mind, If you love Amnesia then do try the Penumbra series. They're from the same developer. Cryostasis is also a great game, Not much of an horror title but gives some chills at certain places, The atmosphere's feeling is superb - similar case with S.T.A.L.K.E.R series and Metro 2033!

Dude, at least read the first post. He is asking for games similar to penumbra because he liked them and you recommended penumbra?

Maybe you were talking to somebody else.... If no, then come on, man!
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I actually agree with the guy that said Alice might fit what you want.

I wouldn't say the game is scary but it's definitely a bit creepy and unsettling. It's more subtle then something like a Dead Space which honestly I consider more of an action game anyway. Gigantic earth shattering weapons and hundreds of enemies make games like that less tense to me.

Amnesia though is the scariest and I think the real reason really is because your not an armored killing machine like you are in most 'horror' games.
    
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Dead space is scary tongue.gif
EDIT: Also
along in the dark
silent hill
condemned 1
those are scary
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I don't think I have HL2. I'll have to dig through some box's, lol.
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I can gift you a free copy of HLF2 if you like?

Order of games would be:

Amnesia
Dead Space 1 or 2
Cryostasis
Metro 2033
Fear
    
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stalker soc..and silent hill series
 
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The suffering.
indigo prophecy - not really scary but did scare the poop out of me.
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I can gift you a free copy of HLF2 if you like?
Order of games would be:
Amnesia
Dead Space 1 or 2
Cryostasis
Metro 2033
Fear

Are you serious? That would be excellent, because apparently I do not have HL2.

Everyone else, thanks for your contribution.

+rep to all who posted.
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Here's a nice taste for you.
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I laugh at any post that has Resident Evil 4/5 and Dead Space listed as horror games. They're action shooters. Hell even FEAR is just an FPS with a few shock scares. Horror games like Penumbra or Amnesia breaks down to story-driven, atmospheric, terrifying games with puzzles. The only games I know of that are remotely close to them are the Silent Hill series (1-3 are my favorites, 4 isn't as captivating and is more frustrating, Homecoming focused too much on combat) as well as Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason.

Give them a try since actual horror games are rare. We'll continue to get shooters with monsters that claim to be horror games, despite not having any scares (looks at Resident Evil 6). Even Frictional Games said that they're looking to develop on consoles and moving away from both horror and puzzles. I have no problems with a developer looking to make games of a different genre, but I guess the fact that they're looking at consoles is what worries me. I guess that's to be expected though, since the audience for horror games is much smaller these days.
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Amnesia: the Dark Descent. Warning, causes sleepless nights biggrin.gif

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