Download Atmospheric Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Slender: The Eight Pages

    Beta 0.9.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Atmospheric horror game

    7
    14661 votes
    • PROS: Creepy atmosphere, Windowed or full-screen mode, Simple to play
    • CONS: Limited gameplay
  • Temple Run

    1.6.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    Charge through ancient temples in this exhilarating game

    8
    1279 votes
    • PROS: Very addictive gameplay, Atmospheric graphics, Upgradeable items, Intuitive controls
    • CONS: Not much visual variety
  • Slender: The Eight Pages

    for Mac Beta 0.9.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Atmospheric horror game

    8
    1054 votes
    • PROS: Creepy atmosphere, Windowed or full-screen mode, Simple to play
    • CONS: Limited gameplay
  • Limbo

    1.7

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    An award winning indie horror platformer

    8
    679 votes
    • PROS: Incredibly atmospheric, Excellent graphics, Unique
    • CONS: At times very tough
  • Outlast 2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Outlast 2 is an eerie, atmospheric horror gaming experience

    7
    51 votes
    • PROS: Creepy atmosphere, Tense camera mechanic, Well-designed rural farm locations
    • CONS: Less freedom of movement than original
  • Hitman: Absolution

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Agent 47 is back.

    8
    1472 votes
    • PROS: Atmospheric, Improved movement, Great sountrack, Contract mode
    • CONS: Some duller levels
  • One Late Night

    10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Solve A Mystery While Being Chased By Ghosts

    7
    103 votes
    • PROS: Atmospheric and the aesthetics are very well done, The lighting looks like something you see on CG artwork, Doesn't rely on pulse-racing action
    • CONS: The controls are slow and make the game frustrating, Walking is too slow and makes the game boring, The developers should have spent just a little longer polishing the game
  • Aliens vs. Predator

    Demo 1.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Who will win the battle of the baddies?

    8
    416 votes
    • PROS: Scary!, Atmospheric and effective graphics
    • CONS: Resource heavy, Unoriginal
  • Welcome to the Game II

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Immersive Strategy Horror in Welcome to the Game II

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    • PROS: Tense, atmospheric horror game., Inventive web-themed gameplay.
    • CONS: Dark tone and sexual content are unsuitable for sensitive players., Complex gameplay takes time to learn.
  • DayZ

    Standalone Alpha 0.43.116251

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Survive in a zombie-infested world in DayZ

    6
    346 votes
    • PROS: Atmospheric environments, Minimal handholding, Multiplayer action
    • CONS: Steep learning curve
  • Dead Realm

    Preview Beta

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Explroe a Haunted Mansion in Dead Realm

    7
    92 votes
    • PROS: An immersive, atmospheric horror FPS experience., Has a range of different playable characters, locations and modes.
    • CONS: May be too creepy for more sensitive players., Online multiplayer servers lacking in activity.
  • Home Sweet Home

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Explore a Haunted House in Home Sweet Home

    8
    13 votes
    • PROS: An immersive and atmospheric experience., Sophisticated stealth-based gameplay.
    • CONS: May be too unsettling for some players., Not particularly well suited to casual play.
  • Dead Space

    1.1.41

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Terrfying Space adventure game for Android

    8
    58 votes
    • PROS: Superb graphics, Involved, challenging gameplay, Atmospheric music and sound effects
    • CONS: Controls are clunky at times
  • Spec Ops: The Line

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A military shooter set in a catastrophe stricken Dubai

    8
    138 votes
    • PROS: Atmospheric environments, Colid cover/shoot mechanics, Dramatic
    • CONS: Very linear, Poor dialogue
  • Maleficent Free Fall for Windows 10

    1.0.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An atmospheric puzzle game inspired by the Disney movie

    7
    42 votes
    • PROS: Good challenges in each level, Great sound effects , Convincing graphics and animations , Inspired by Disney’s movie
    • CONS: Doesn’t innovate , Not multiplayer and no leadeboard , Loading can be improved
  • Dead Space 2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The terrifying space horror returns

    8
    567 votes
    • PROS: Genuinely terrifying, Great graphics , Atmospheric
    • CONS: Very linear
  • Hide

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A free retro horror game

    6
    83 votes
    • PROS: Atmospheric, Great retro 3D graphics, Good sound
    • CONS: Simple
  • SCP-087-B

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    How far down can you go in this free horror game?

    8
    360 votes
    • PROS: Atmospheric, Genuinely scary
    • CONS: Some poor textures
  • Mystery of Mortlake Mansion

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    An atmospheric and challenging hidden object adventure

    8
    87 votes
    • PROS: Excellent mysterious atmosphere, Good graphics, Challenging puzzles, Two difficulty levels
    • CONS: Main game can be repetitive, Some animation could be improved
  • LIMBO

    1.1.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    Creepy platform puzzle game for iOS

    10
    4 votes
    • PROS: Chilling, atmospheric presentation, Unique, captivating gameplay, Good touch controls
    • CONS: Puzzles are frustrating at times
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
114727.89476902173913Windows, Mac
21.6.112797.889992181391719Android, Windows Phone, iPhone
31.76797.665684830633287Windows, Android, Mac
4for Mac Beta 0.9.710547.621347248576849Mac
5Beta 0.9.7146617.491589932473907Windows