Download Horror Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Slender: The Eight Pages

    Beta 0.9.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Atmospheric horror game

    7
    14677 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
    1344 votes
    • PROS: Detailed and engaging storyline, Completely original concept
    • CONS: No real innovations, Lacks horror
  • Doki Doki Literature Club!

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Anime-Influenced Survival Horror in Doki Doki Literature Club

    10
    166 votes
    • 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.
  • Friday the 13th The Game

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Horror gaming with a retro feel

    9
    187 votes
    • PROS: Play as counsellors or Jason, Vintage visuals
    • CONS: Not for Mac, Small roaming space
  • Among the Sleep

    Alpha

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Unique and Terrifying Horror - Among The Sleep

    7
    872 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
  • 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
    220 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!
  • Slender: The Eight Pages

    for Mac Beta 0.9.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Atmospheric horror game

    8
    1056 votes
    • PROS: Creepy atmosphere, Windowed or full-screen mode, Simple to play
    • CONS: Limited gameplay
  • SCP – Containment Breach

    0.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A terryfying free horror game

    8
    1231 votes
    • PROS: Great set up, Very scary, Chilling sound effects
    • CONS: Outtdated graphics
  • Bendy and the Ink Machine™: Chapter Four

    varies-with-device

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    First-Person Puzzle-Based Horror Game

    9
    58 votes
    • PROS: The artwork within this game is said to be some of the best in the market., An ideal game for fans of the horror genre.
    • CONS: Bendy and the Ink Machine: Chapter Four is not suitable for younger players., There is no multiplayer mode available.
  • Outlast 2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Outlast 2 is an eerie, atmospheric horror gaming experience

    8
    57 votes
    • PROS: Creepy atmosphere, Tense camera mechanic, Well-designed rural farm locations
    • CONS: Less freedom of movement than original
  • Limbo

    1.7

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    An award winning indie horror platformer

    8
    680 votes
    • PROS: Incredibly atmospheric, Excellent graphics, Unique
    • CONS: At times very tough
  • Resident Evil 5 Benchmark

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    8
    3667 votes
    • PROS: Uses the real graphics engine, Gives you a comprehensive report, Looks great!
    • CONS: Non-playable
  • 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!
  • Presentable Liberty

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Presentable Liberty is a surreal, cerebral horror game

    8
    10 votes
    • PROS: Compelling story, Simple controls, Effective and moving writing, Interesting characters and themes
    • CONS: Simple, dull graphics
  • SPC: Secret Laboratory

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free multiplayer horror game

    10
    17 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
  • Slender's Woods

    1.33

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    3D Slender horror adventure game.

    8
    423 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
  • Cry of Fear

    1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free First-Person Psychological Horror Game

    7
    110 votes
    • PROS: It is possible to team up with other members in order to progress through levels., The plot is gripping and immersive.
    • CONS: The frame rate of this game is slightly slower than similar platforms., Some claim that they have encountered bugs during gameplay.
  • Do you Copy?

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free Game for Horror Fans

    9
    4 votes
    • PROS: Great feeling of suspense and mystery, Lots of game play variation
    • CONS: Graphics could use a little polishing, Can be hard to work out what to do at times
  • Grandpa - The Horror Game

    2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    iPhone

    A free game for iphone

    5
    5 votes
    • Packwar (Pacman)

      0.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free Pacman inspired horror game

      8
      169 votes
      • PROS: Free download , Great horror experience
      • CONS: Short , Lacks depth
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    11.013449.3Windows, Mac
    20.3.112317.6Windows
    336677.5Windows
    4Beta 0.9.7146777.5Windows
    51.0.135437.3Windows