Download Horror Game - 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
  • Bendy and the Ink Machine

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free retro cartoon horror game

    9
    1215 votes
    • PROS: Detailed and engaging storyline, Completely original concept
    • CONS: No real innovations, Lacks horror
  • The Joy of Creation: Reborn

    TJoC:R Preview demo

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Thrills and frights aplenty with the Joy of Creation Reborn

    8
    1036 votes
    • PROS: Superb graphics and game play, Horrifically splendid audio design, Surprisingly addictive objectives
    • CONS: Not a game for kids, Leaves you guessing at some stages
  • Friday the 13th The Game

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Horror gaming with a retro feel

    9
    165 votes
    • PROS: Play as counsellors or Jason, Vintage visuals
    • CONS: Not for Mac, Small roaming space
  • Eyes - The Horror Game

    2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    Scared of Slenderman? Well turn your eye away from this terrifying ghost

    7
    209 votes
    • PROS: Good atmosphere, Terrifying spirit, It earns its jump scares, Three difficulty levels
    • CONS: You can end up getting tired of the chase, On hard.. it is very difficult!
  • Plants vs. Zombies

    Android 6.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone
    Symbian
    Java

    Costumed zombies, hybrid plants, and one crazy neighbor

    8
    551 votes
    • PROS: Addictive, Excellent gameplay, Awesome visuals, Lots of replayability
    • CONS: Adventure mode takes a long time to complete, Quick play locked in the beginning
  • 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
  • Dead by Daylight

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Will you make it to dawn?

    8
    195 votes
    • PROS: True shocking moments, Tons of atmosphere, An interesting 4 vs 1 multiplayer dynamic
    • CONS: Some limitations in scope, though there’s room to develop, May exclude true horror fans
  • SCP – Containment Breach

    0.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A terryfying free horror game

    8
    1217 votes
    • PROS: Great set up, Very scary, Chilling sound effects
    • CONS: Outtdated graphics
  • 3:00 AM at The Krusty Krab

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Try a Dark Spongebob Fan Game with :00 AM at The Krusty Krab

    10
    18 votes
    • PROS: Will appeal to Spongebob fans who want something unusual., Works well as survival horror despite cartoonish setting.
    • CONS: Will not take long to complete., Dark setting may put off some players.
  • DayZ

    Arma 2 mod Alpha 1.8.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An excellent Zombie mod for Arma II

    7
    2108 votes
    • PROS: A huge and open map, Relationships with other players are complex , High realism, Free if you own Arma II
    • CONS: Survival-centered
  • Dying Light

    1.5.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Light after dead

    7
    377 votes
    • PROS: Fantastic freerunning, Good range of foes and environments , Fun co-op play , Lots to do , It looks great
    • CONS: Combat is a bit loose, Story is lackluster , Occasional bugs can frustrate
  • The Binding of Isaac

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Prepare to dive into a deranged world

    7
    1076 votes
    • PROS: Random level generator, Tons of items and enemies, Great visual style, Addictive gameplay
    • CONS: Processor hungry
  • Amnesia: The Dark Descent

    1.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Can you keep your sanity in this terrifying horror game?

    7
    3543 votes
    • PROS: Incredible atmosphere, Amazing sound design, Refreshingly different, Genuinely scary
    • CONS: Relentless horror may be too much for some!
  • SPC: Secret Laboratory

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free multiplayer horror game

    10
    9 votes
    • PROS: Random gameplay adds replayability, Faithful recreation of the original game, SCP – Containment Breach
    • CONS: Issues with joining and creating servers, Game lacks polish
  • Welcome to the Game II

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Immersive Strategy Horror in Welcome to the Game II

    -
    No votes yet
    • 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.
  • Packwar (Pacman)

    0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Pacman inspired horror game

    8
    152 votes
    • PROS: Free download , Great horror experience
    • CONS: Short , Lacks depth
  • Slender's Woods

    1.33

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    3D Slender horror adventure game.

    8
    422 votes
    • PROS: More or less as scary as Slender, More engaging than Slender, Two modes of gameplay
    • CONS: Not as simple to play as Slender, Not a major innovation on the original
  • Inside

    varies-with-device

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Navigate The Darkness Of A Dark And Confusing World

    9
    7 votes
    • PROS: Exceptional presentation, Thought-provoking
    • CONS: Quite short, Sometimes difficult
  • Presentable Liberty

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Presentable Liberty is a surreal, cerebral horror game

    7
    9 votes
    • PROS: Compelling story, Simple controls, Effective and moving writing, Interesting characters and themes
    • CONS: Simple, dull graphics
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
11.012159.267489711934152Windows, Mac
20.3.112177.6139687756779Windows
3Beta 0.9.7146617.491589932473907Windows
41.0.135437.303810330228616Windows
5Arma 2 mod Alpha 1.8.0.321086.790180265654648Windows