Download Horror Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Slender: The Eight Pages

    Beta 0.9.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Atmospheric horror game

    7
    11344 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

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS:Detailed and engaging storyline, Completely original concept
    • CONS:No real innovations, Lacks horror
  • Limbo

    1.7

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    An award winning indie horror platformer

    8
    462 votes
    • PROS:Incredibly atmospheric, Excellent graphics, Unique
    • CONS:At times very tough
  • 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!
  • 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
  • Amnesia: The Dark Descent

    1.0.1

    License
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    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!
  • Oxenfree

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac

    Live the teen-horror

    10
    2 votes
    • PROS:Lots of replay value to see other outcomes, Wonderful voice acting, Beautiful 2D style, Excellent branching story
    • CONS:Its a bit short
  • Among the Sleep

    Alpha

    License
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    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,
  • Friday the 13th The Game

    1.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Horror gaming with a retro feel

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    • PROS:Play as counsellors or Jason, Vintage visuals
    • CONS:Not for Mac, Small roaming space
  • Resident Evil 6 / Biohazard 6

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Blending action and survival horror

    7
    325 votes
    • DreadOut

      License
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      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
    • Outlast 2

      License
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      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
    • The Evil Within

      1.0

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      Platform
      Windows

      Let the evil in

      7
      93 votes
      • PROS:Great mix of horror themes, Its a new take on the classic Resident Evil 4, Pace keeps you enthralled throughout , Dramatic, tight combat, Grim moody visuals
      • CONS:Annoying camera, You still have to find save points to hard save
    • Terrordrome

      2.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      All-out fight with popular horror movie characters

      7
      105 votes
      • PROS:Great background graphic detail, Easy to learn keyboard controls, Lots of additional special skills and unleashed attacks
      • CONS:2D graphics are a little out of date
    • 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
    • Layers of Fear

      License
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      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Someone has already painted it black...

      7
      47 votes
      • PROS:Wonderful audio and world design, Small twists physically engage you, When you find it, the tortured artist’s tale is powerful, A scary ride, that’s recommended for horror fans
      • CONS:Jump scares are tired, No consequences turn it into a ghost train, Too much of the story is hidden
    • Lucius

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Take control of Lucius as he begins his blood filled tour of horror through his own house

      10
      2 votes
      • Corpse Party

        License
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        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
      • Viscera Cleanup Detail

        License
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        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
        • 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
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