The gaming industry is a big world, and with hundreds to thousands of games being released yearly, it’s common that there are good games in the market that are overlooked, especially in the horror genre. Its usual to come across popular horror games like Amnesia, the Resident Evil series, Silent Hill, or Left 4 Dead, but believe us when we say that there are many other good horror games out there. All you need is a pair of keen eyes to spot them in the list.
That’s why for today’s article, we’re going to share with you some of our current favorites. Let’s check them out:
Home Sweet Home
Are you a fan of Thai horror movies like Coming Soon, Alone, or Shutter? If yes, then you better check this game out. Home Sweet Home is a horror-adventure video game based on some of Thai’s most horrifying legends and myths. The game revolves around the story of a guy named Tim, whose life drastically changed when his wife mysteriously disappeared. One night, he woke up in a house haunted by an evil female spirit.
Stories Untold is a critically acclaimed horror-adventure game from an indie company called No Code. It is a narrative-driven video game that combines the classic gameplay of text adventure and point-and-click, featuring four short stories weaved together to create a single and chilling anthology that you can’t easily forget.
The Cat Lady
Away from the horrors of evil spirits and demons, the Cat Lady is a psychological suspense horror game that surrounds the idea of suicide. It introduced us to a woman named Susan Ashworth, who was living alone with no family or friends. Thinking that she has no future, Susan was starting to contemplate suicide as the only way to escape her loneliness. But all of her plans will be put to halt with the arrival of five mysterious strangers that will change everything.
Conarium is a chilling video game based on the works of H.P. Lovecraft, which follows the story of four scientists and their journey to challenge that absolute limits of nature. In this Conarium, you will take on the role of Frank Gilman, a man who lost his memories and was stuck in an Antarctic base near the South Pole called Upuaut. With nothing but a strange device, he must explore the station and learn about the secrets that lie within the place.
Root of Evil: The Tailor
If you’ve enjoyed The Conjuring and The Insidious series, then the Root of Evil: The Tailor is the perfect game for you. This horror-adventure video game from EastFog Studios will let put you into the role of a telepath named James, who was hired to explore a haunted house that had a dark and bloody past. With his ability to connect with the souls of the dead, he must figure out the real truth behind the crime that happened in the house 20 years ago.
All of these games are released for Microsoft Windows gaming PCs and gaming laptops and can be download through Steam.