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Penumbra: Overture and Penumbra: Black Plague.
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Have a look to Dead by daylight, it's an asymetrical co-op multiplayer game, one killer against 4 survivors. Pretty scary when you play as survivor since you cannot kill the killer in any way, you can just find a way to escape
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Scariest game ever for me is Silent Hill 2...if you can find the PC version in any format, you'll be blown away if you are into "disturbing" games. Other than that...not sure cause most games I don't find all that scary. Silent Hill 2 is basically a masterpiece though.

Silent Hill 2 and Silent Hill 3 are annoying because they features a fixed camera angle so it's possible to be attacked by monsters you can't fight back against or can't escape.
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Wow. Silent Hill 2. Yes, I'd agree it is damn disturbing....

...but not as disturbing that it has been AGES since SH2 came out and in that time the many of us are still using it as an example. Ouch.

No good horror in the past decade and a half? The "essential" list is basically what BoredGunner suggested.





I remember the first AvP (AvP Classic on Steam) to be scary as F.
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Wow. Silent Hill 2. Yes, I'd agree it is damn disturbing....

...but not as disturbing that it has been AGES since SH2 came out and in that time the many of us are still using it as an example. Ouch.

No good horror in the past decade and a half? The "essential" list is basically what BoredGunner suggested.





I remember the first AvP (AvP Classic on Steam) to be scary as F.

It's a small genre that's for sure. Horror is also a weak film genre and an oversaturated literary genre as a whole.
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Outlast is like a B movie version of Amnesia: The Dark Descent, so definitely give this a try.

Even better, Penumbra and SOMA. The same types of games as Amnesia from the same developers (Penumbra and Amnesia inspired almost every modern horror game including Outlast and probably RE7 somewhat), and vaguely similar to Outlast, but with a million times more depth than every game mentioned above. They are some of the deepest and most well written games in the history of the industry.

Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason is another horror game with exceptional writing for this medium.

Oh, and let's not forget Underhell which is free and like a first-person classic Resident Evil at times. It is such a multidimensional game; it has a hub which is a haunted house, filled with psychological horror and intriguing storytelling. It as a prologue which is a short tactical FPS mission, but the bulk of it is chapter 1 (other chapters yet to be released) which starts off like a first-person classic Resident Evil sort of but with greater freedom of movement, stealth, and much more intricate gameplay, and then turns into a group-based faster paced survival horror game with huge amounts of enemies.

Anna: Extended Edition is a psychological horror game with wonderful, one of a kind visual storytelling.

Resident Evil, in the past, was fun and intense but never had any real depth. The same for Outlast. These games might pleasantly surprise you.

These. Check out Cry of Fear too. It's free on Steam.
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Thanks for the suggestions guys. I forgot to mention that I do prefer games where you're able to actually attack/kill things instead of just running away from it all.....but either way it's all good. Will check out out what's already been listed, keep em coming.

F.E.A.R is really good. Its more of a fps and may not be that scary. I played it back when it came and tried again recently and its still good.
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Agree with dead by daylight it's pretty good
Also dying light
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F.E.A.R is really good. Its more of a fps and may not be that scary. I played it back when it came and tried again recently and its still good.

F.E.A.R. is a cocaine rush of an action game. Not scary at all and not a horror game. An awesome game though, the AI humiliates 95% of shooters (or more) from any era including today's.
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I LOVE F.E.A.R. so much!

Even tried playing this recently. Win10, Titan X(m) and likely recent enough drivers and it would crash on startup. Argh!

Was looking forward to spiking dudes to the wall and shooting them in the face with a shotgun in slo-mo.
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