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10 horror games to play on Halloween

Horror games started to be successful a few decades ago, with big titles like Sweet home, which later served as inspiration for the development of resident Evil Perhaps one of the most classic franchises of horror gambling.

This Thursday (31), Halloween, or Halloween, celebrated in the United States. Nevertheless, the celebration also happens around the world, including here in Brazil. exactly why the PCWorld chose some of the best horror games for you to enjoy on this date.

Blair witch

Blair witch (Witch of Blair) was developed by Bloober and launched in 2019, aimed at consumers who love to be scared during gambling. The title takes the aesthetic of the classic horror movie, but in the adventure you control a former cop who searches for lost people in the woods.

The gambling of Blair witch It's a lot about scaring the players, so there aren't many moments of action during the game. The title was released for Xbox One and PC.

Resident Evil 2

Resident Evil 2 It is one of the most popular games in the gaming world and recently a remastered version of the classic was developed and released. The title came out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

Capcom was able to recreate the whole storyline of the game and still innovate in the gameplay, transforming the original atmosphere with even more realistic scenarios and a lot of terror. The company must also develop a recreation of the third game of the saga, known for its original slow zombie trilogy.


Observation tells an interesting narrative, which we already know in some space horror movies. In the adventure, the player will be aboard a spaceship that is orbiting on Saturn. You will command the vision of S.A.M., an artificial intelligence created to take care of the ship.

In the midst of this science fiction, there is fear and space terror. Some people compared the game with 2001: A Space Odyssey, classic Stanley Kubrick movie, however, with a lot of cosmic terror. Observation It is available for PlayStation 4 and PC.


For those who prefer non-traditional horror games, Control follows exactly that line. The title is not much about scares, however, it has a terrifying climate and with many classic inspirations, as in the series. X file and Twin peaks.

It's the kind of game that doesn't scare you, but I've built a narrative to frighten you psychologically. The game has beautiful graphics and is available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.


Dusk for gamers who love classics since visually the title is inspired by old titles like Doom, and also modern classics like Minecraft. Even with simple graphics, Dusk It puts the player into an abandoned universe full of sinister characters.

Although not such a scary game, it brings a great experience for those players who like sinister environments and to shoot zombies and demons. Dusk It is available for Nintendo Switch and PC.

The Evil Within

The Evil Within a game developed by the same mind behind the saga resident Evil, the director Shinji Mikami. In this adventure, players must be silent and hide from enemies when they have no more bullets.

In history, the protagonist must investigate a hospice, until he begins to question about his own health within that place. The character's reality has turned into a wicked world in which he is followed by a monster with a chainsaw.

The Evil Within It already has continuation, but the original game is available for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC.

Alien: Isolation

For those who like to mix science fiction with terror, Alien: Isolation One of the best options. The player takes on the role of a spaceship traveler, however, who has been invaded by Xenomorfo, the alien alien from the film franchise.

Gambling is not so easy, especially as in much of the game you just have to hide from the alien that is loose inside the ship. Alien: Isolation It is available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Alien Isolation

Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Amnesia: The Dark Descent It was one of the most successful independent horror games around the world. The plot is quite different from what players are used to, since in gambling the goal is just to escape and survive.

You have no weapon to destroy your enemies, so you must turn around with your logic and intelligence. It is your mission to try to get out alive and thus you will hide whenever possible, but be shrewd when it comes time to run to stay away from the dangers. Amnesia: The Dark Descent It is available for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.


Outlast a game that has surfed the wave of popularity of psychological horror games such as Amnesia: The Dark Descent, and managed to be quite successful. Survival genre gambling and, like Amnesia, you won't be able to fight your enemies, at least for the most part. Your mission to escape and hide from the monsters in this frightening hospice.

Outlast has been released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Dead space

Dead space It's not a new horror game, but it's very popular. In the adventure, space engineer Isaac Clarke gets on a ship and finds that most of the people there died from an alien infestation. The scary third person shooter game, but this time you can shoot at your enemies. Of course, always paying attention to how much ammunition you have.

The game was originally released in 2008, but is available for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.