Trying to Feel the Fear? Here are Some Spooky Games and Where to Play Them

The Forest

Open world, Survival Horror, Co-Op – PlayStation 4, PC

As the lone survivor of a passenger jet crash, you find yourself in a mysterious forest battling to stay alive against a society of cannibalistic mutants.

Build, explore, survive in this terrifying first person survival horror simulator.

Sons of the Forest is under development and does not currently have a release window.

Friday The 13th: The Game

Multiplayer, Survival Horror – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch

Friday the 13th: The Game is a third-person horror, survival game where players take on the role of a teen counselor, or for the first time ever, Jason Voorhees. You and six other unlucky souls will do everything possible to escape and survive while the most well-known killer in the world tracks you down and brutally slaughters you. Friday the 13th: The Game will strive to give every single player the tools to survive, escape or even try to take down the man who cannot be killed. Each and every gameplay session will give you an entirely new chance to prove if you have what it takes not only to survive, but to best the most prolific killer in cinema history, a slasher with more kills than any of his rivals!

Meanwhile, Jason will be given an array of abilities to track, hunt and kill his prey. Stalk from the shadows, scare your targets and kill them when the time is right in as brutal a fashion as you can imagine. Take control of the legendary killer that is Jason Voorhees and terrify those unfortunate enough to cross your path!


Puzzle, Platformer, Adventure – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC

Hunted and alone, a boy finds himself drawn into the center of a dark project.

The Last of Us series

Action-Adventure, Survival Horror – PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4

The Last of Us

Abandoned cities reclaimed by nature. A population decimated by a modern plague. Survivors are killing each other for food, weapons whatever they can get their hands on. Joel, a brutal survivor, and Ellie, a brave young teenage girl who is wise beyond her years, must work together if they hope to survive their journey across the US.

The Last of Us Part II

Five years after their dangerous journey across the post-pandemic United States, Ellie and Joel have settled down in Jackson, Wyoming. Living amongst a thriving community of survivors has allowed them peace and stability, despite the constant threat of the infected and other, more desperate survivors.

When a violent event disrupts that peace, Ellie embarks on a relentless journey to carry out justice and find closure. As she hunts those responsible one by one, she is confronted with the devastating physical and emotional repercussions of her actions.

Left 4 Dead 2

Co-Op, First-person shooter, Survival Horror – Xbox 360, PC

This co-operative action horror FPS takes you and your friends through the cities, swamps and cemeteries of the Deep South, from Savannah to New Orleans across five expansive campaigns.

You’ll play as one of four new survivors armed with a wide and devastating array of classic and upgraded weapons. In addition to firearms, you’ll also get a chance to take out some aggression on infected with a variety of carnage-creating melee weapons, from chainsaws to axes and even the deadly frying pan.

Left 4 Dead 2 has been supported by Valve since its launch in Nov. 2009, and as recently as September 24, 2020, with the Last Stand community update that includes more than 1000 updates like 26 new Survival Arenas, four new Scavenge Arenas, a new campaign, new melee weapons and more.


Puzzle platformer – PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC, Switch

Uncertain of his sister’s fate, a boy enters LIMBO

Little Nightmares

Puzzle, Adventure, Horror – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC

Immerse yourself in Little Nightmares, a dark whimsical tale that will confront you with your childhood fears! Help Six escape The Maw – a vast, mysterious vessel inhabited by corrupted souls looking for their next meal. As you progress on your journey, explore the most disturbing dollhouse offering a prison to escape from and a playground full of secrets to discover. Reconnect with your inner child to unleash your imagination and find the way out!

Little Nightmares 2 is set to launch on Feb. 11, 2021.