Download Horror Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Slender: The Eight Pages

    Beta 0.9.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Atmospheric horror game

    7
    11345 votes
    • PROS: Creepy atmosphere, Windowed or full-screen mode, Simple to play
    • CONS: Limited gameplay
  • Doki Doki Literature Club!

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Anime-Influenced Survival Horror in Doki Doki Literature Club

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Polished, anime-influenced visual style., Shocking and disturbing survival horror plot.
    • CONS: Disturbing subject matter makes it unsuitable for children., Some may find the game a little short.
  • Bendy and the Ink Machine

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free retro cartoon horror game

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Detailed and engaging storyline, Completely original concept
    • CONS: No real innovations, Lacks horror
  • Friday the 13th The Game

    1.0

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Horror gaming with a retro feel

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Play as counsellors or Jason, Vintage visuals
    • CONS: Not for Mac, Small roaming space
  • Slender: The Eight Pages

    for Mac Beta 0.9.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Atmospheric horror game

    7
    964 votes
    • PROS: Creepy atmosphere, Windowed or full-screen mode, Simple to play
    • CONS: Limited gameplay
  • 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
    135 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!
  • Limbo

    1.7

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    An award winning indie horror platformer

    8
    462 votes
    • PROS: Incredibly atmospheric, Excellent graphics, Unique
    • CONS: At times very tough
  • Among the Sleep

    Alpha

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Unique and Terrifying Horror - Among The Sleep

    7
    643 votes
    • PROS: Innovating and unique. Genuinely tense adventure. Vivid nightmarish settings. Award winning.,
    • CONS: Overall game is a little short. Playing as a toddler may be disturbing to some people,
  • SCP – Containment Breach

    0.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A terryfying free horror game

    8
    1132 votes
    • PROS: Great set up, Very scary, Chilling sound effects
    • CONS: Outtdated graphics
  • Amnesia: The Dark Descent

    1.0.1

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Can you keep your sanity in this terrifying horror game?

    7
    2010 votes
    • PROS: Incredible atmosphere, Amazing sound design, Refreshingly different, Genuinely scary
    • CONS: Relentless horror may be too much for some!
  • Outlast 2

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Outlast 2 is an eerie, atmospheric horror gaming experience

    1
    2 votes
    • PROS: Creepy atmosphere, Tense camera mechanic, Well-designed rural farm locations
    • CONS: Less freedom of movement than original
  • Resident Evil 6 / Biohazard 6

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Blending action and survival horror

    7
    325 votes
    • Resident Evil 5 Benchmark

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Can your PC run the latest in the horror survival series?

      8
      544 votes
      • PROS: Uses the real graphics engine, Gives you a comprehensive report, Looks great!
      • CONS: Non-playable
    • DreadOut

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Technology and an abandoned ghost town in this creepy horror survival game

      8
      159 votes
      • PROS: Great atmosphere and sound , Intuitive controls and set-up , Thrilling, Well studied puzzles
      • CONS: Short , Graphics and animations could be improved , For now, it’s not compatible with 32-bit systems
    • Packwar (Pacman)

      0.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free Pacman inspired horror game

      7
      3 votes
      • PROS: Free download , Great horror experience ,
      • CONS: Short , Lacks depth
    • Corpse Party

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows
      iPhone

      Partying with the dead

      6
      13 votes
      • PROS: Creepy atmosphere, Terrifying, branching story, Perfect for Japanese horror fans
      • CONS: Slow burn if it's not your thing
    • Slenderman

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android

      Free Slender themed horror game predating Slender

      7
      552 votes
      • PROS: Based on the Slenderman myth, Features Slenderman's kids, Allows you to kill Slenderman, Objects to find along the way
      • CONS: Poor graphics, Not as scary as Slender,
    • Presentable Liberty

      1.0.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Presentable Liberty is a surreal, cerebral horror game

      8
      1 vote
      • PROS: Compelling story, Simple controls, Effective and moving writing, Interesting characters and themes
      • CONS: Simple, dull graphics
    • Slender's Woods

      1.33

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      3D Slender horror adventure game.

      7
      568 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
    • Viscera Cleanup Detail

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Step into the boots of a space-station janitor tasked with cleaning up after various horrific sci-fi horror events.

      5
      90 votes
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