Halloween is here, and that means that you’ve got to get your costume on, get your treats at the ready, and line up a bunch of cool events to have the fright of your life.
There are a thousand different ways to celebrate the scariest holiday of the year, but we couldn’t think of a better one than getting game ready for the ultimate freak-out.
Nowadays, gaming experiences online are so immersive that you actually feel like you are a part of every quest, every survival scenario, and every mysterious challenge. In the spirit of the season, we’ve found some incredible games that are so scary they are sure to keep you up all night.
Here we’ve compiled a list of some of the scariest games out online, and trust us, you won’t want to miss the chance to play or record the ultimate horror gaming experience this Halloween, or any dark and stormy night.
Slender: The Eight Pages
No horror video game list is complete without mentioning Slender Man — one of the scariest games of all time. In this concept-turned-urban legend, Slender Man is a tall nightmarish figure that kills anyone that he catches. In this first-person POV quest, players are transported into a dark forest where their quest is to find eight notes without getting seen by Slender Man, all while the fog gets thicker, their resources run out, and Slender Man gets closer and closer. With incredible graphics and an ultra-scary sound effects, this horror game is an instant classic.
Think Little Red Riding Hood but darker… In this quest game, the player is left to choose which is the best path to complete their mission. Players get the chance to choose between Little Red Riding Hood, and her many sisters, with the wolf taking many forms… And when/if you make it to Grandma’s House? The horror doesn’t stop… The perspective changes and the gameplay gets even more spooky.
Among the Sleep
Can you imagine if the world around you was evil, scary and unexplainable, and your only means of defense was running away or hiding? In this first person POV, you play as a toddler, exploring the dark recesses of your house as the mysterious unknown begins to close in around you. Nothing is explained, and you need to explore the increasingly frightening world around you without background knowledge or a weapon. Frightening.
Amnesia: The Dark Descent
In this thriller, you get into the character of Daniel, an asylum patient who has no recollection of how he got there and no idea how to escape. As you move through the game, you need to collect notes and clues so that you can plan your ultimate escape, if you can.
If there is anything creepier that not knowing what your mission is, it is not knowing where you are. In this survival game with incredible graphics, your mission is to search for clues about your identity, and find ways to make it out of the woods alive, even as the creatures who are in the woods with you are searching for something too. Will you make it out?
There’s something about the forest isn’t there? In this first-person gaming experience, your mission is surviving an increasingly desperate situation, where cannibals are running rampant, and your only goal is to make it out alive. Come for the storyline, stay for the incredible visuals.
If you are in for the fright of your life, check out these horrifying gameplay experiences online. And if you want to share the scares with friends? We’ve got you covered there, too. With Replay Video Capture, you can record your best gameplay moments and share the horror with everyone you know. Want to know how to do it? Check out our handy guide here, and then dive in.Get Replay Video Capture