Top-10 scariest video games ever

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Video games are turning us into different people, getting us to new places and new worlds. And sometimes they DO scare us to death… or nearly so. If you want to get chills all over your spine and go back to your childhood, where darkness was full of terrors, you can play one of ten scariest video games ever. Our top-10 can help you find the exact one that’ll give you all the frights! Ready to be afraid?

10. Condemned: Criminal Origins

Condemned: Criminal Origins

In the city where serial killer is on the loose, you’re the only one who can catch him. One death follows another, and you’re either going to find the killer or you’re going to become the killer – because city blames you. Hitchcock would be proud of the moment where hundreds of birds ruin the window of Central Metro Station. And you will be scared!


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9. Doom 3

Video game Doom 3

This game was long-awaited, and it was definitely worth the wait. It’s about military team that has landed on Mars… and broke the gates of hell accidentally.
What’s the scare? All hell breaks loose, and you can see the monsters. They won’t leave you any chance to fall asleep at night.

8. Dead Space

Video game Dead Space

If you’re into Alien, you’re going to like Dead Space. You’re landing on Ishimura spaceship, which has stopped responding to signals. And you’re going to find out what has happened on this spaceship…
When you’ve finally landed, you’ll have to survive the horror of facing all the space monsters for the first time. Unprepared. With all your team dead it would be a hard act to perform.

7. F.E.A.R.

Video game  F.E.A.R.

You forgot everything, and you’re into a secret place where you need to find out what’s happening. You’re into First Encounter Assault and Recon, or F.E.A.R. – paranormal special task force. Here you will meet the ghost of Alma Wade – the girl, who’s the key to understanding what’s happening to you.
What’s the scare? Alma reminds of Samara (or Sadako) from “The Ring” movie, and she gets you into quite a scare all the time.

6. Penumbra

Video game Penumbra

Philip’s father has left him a death note telling to destroy all of his works and never ever come to the island where he lived. Of course, Philip is about to come to this island and find out what happened with his dad. All the monsters in this game were created by someone with VERY sick imagination. They are really frightening – especially The Gargantuan Earthworm you can’t kill.

5. Slender

Video game Slender

You have definitely heard the urban legend about Slenderman, tall and strange man in black suit with long arms. Well, now you can meet him – in this absolutely terrifying first-person survival. In this game you have to find a missing girl and collect 8 notes from her. She claims it was Slenderman who took her… Maybe, he’s going to take you as well? Thw scariest thing is that Slenderman is somewhere near you all the time – and if you see him, it’s already too late. Unforgettable suspense is the essence of this horror game.

4. Alan Wake

Video game Alan Wake

Alan Wake is the writer who is stuck with his new book and comes to a little town to have some rest with his wife. When his wife mysteriously disappears he has no other choice but start looking for her… And his true self.

What’s the scare? The whole game is not really frightening – it reminds you of Stephen King books, where people and what is inside their minds is what scares you the most.


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3. Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Video game . Amnesia: The Dark Descent

You’re trapped in the basements of old castle, and all you need to do is stay alive. It’s hard, because you don’t have any weapons at all. Mysterious SHADOW is following you, and it’s going to destroy you… if you’re not the first to get out. Corridors of the basement are scary enough, and the suspense never leaves you. You’re surrounded by the feeling of something dark and unearthly that haunts you all the time.

2. Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

Video game  Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

Based on novel of H.P. Lovecraft, this game follows a detective who needs to find out why he has been trapped in the Arkham Asylum for 6 years. It’s the first game ever to follow not only health, but also sanity system. And it’s really hard to stay sane when you see all these creatures from the dangerous mind of Lovecraft.
What’s the scariest moment? The one where citizens of the town come to kill you in your hotel room. You have to RUN, and you have to do it quickly.

1. Silent Hill 2

Video game Silent Hill 2

Arguably the best part of the whole franchise. A man has lost his wife and he comes to a town she dreamt about – Silent Hill. But there’s something really wrong with this town…
What’s the scare? In this game you can find 2 Pyramidheads – both scary and disturbing as hell! And the whole game can be actually described as “disturbing” – you will never forget what the mannequins did here…

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