PS4 Horror Games

PS4 Horror Games

Horror Games

  1. 2DARK
  2. Amnesia: Collection
  3. Assemblance
  4. The Bunker
  5. Darkest Dungeon
  6. Claire: Extended Cut
  7. Crawl
  8. Blues and Bullets
  9. Days Gone
  10. Deadlight: Director's Cut
  11. Outlast
  12. DayZ
  13. Dying Light
  14. The Evil Within
  15. The Evil Within DLC
  16. H1Z1
  17. Outlast Whistleblower DLC
  18. Among the Sleep
  19. SOMA
  20. Resident Evil HD: Remaster
  21. Home: A Unique Horror Adventure
  22. Silent Hills
  23. Alien Isolation
  24. Call of Cthulhu
  25. Danganronpa 1+2 Reload
  26. Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls
  27. Dark Arcana: The Carnival
  28. Dead by Daylight
  29. Dead Island 2
  30. Doom
  31. Forgotten Memories
  32. Human Element
  33. Daylight
  34. HeroCade
  35. HUNT: Horrors of the Gilded Age
  36. Kona
  37. Kodoku
  38. Until Dawn
  39. Grave
  40. Draugen
  41. Bloodborne
  42. Killing Floor 2
  43. Let It Die
  44. Little Nightmares
  45. Lone Survivor: Director's Cut
  46. Neverending Nightmares
  47. Resident Evil Revelations 2
  48. Outlast 2
  49. Perception
  50. The Forest
  51. The Order: 1886
  52. Slender: The Arrival
  53. How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition
  54. Sylvio
  55. The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth
  56. Resident Evil VII
  57. We Happy Few
  58. The Walking Dead Season 3
  59. Resident Evil Zero HD Remaster
  60. Class 4
  61. Last Year
  62. Last Stitch Goodnight
  63. Pamela
  64. Routine
  65. The Brookhaven Experiment (VR)
  66. The Walking Dead (Overkill Games)
  67. The Walking Dead: Michonne
  68. Allison Road
  69. Through the Woods
  70. Layers of Fear
  71. What Remains of Edith Finch
  72. The Hum: Abductions
  73. Dollhouse
  74. Dying Light: The Following
  75. Emily Wants To Play
  76. The Final Station
  77. Here They Lie
  78. Kholat
  79. Friday the 13th: The Game
  80. Sundered
  81. The Sexy Brutale
  82. Uncanny Valley
  83. Until Dawn: Rush of Blood
  84. Victor Vran: Overkill Edition
  85. Weeping Doll
  86. White Night
  87. Zombi

PS4 Popular Horror Games

You haven’t experienced true horror until you’ve played these PS4 horror games. That being said, you’re busy, and maybe you want this massive list narrowed down. For that, take a look at our Top 10 horror games for the ps4. Still not satisfied? Let’s take a look at those ten terrifying titles and see why they’re worth your time.

The Top 10 Horror Games on PS4

10. Bloodborne

I honestly don’t know what makes this game scarier: the difficulty or the setting. Bloodborne has a decidedly Lovecraftian style to it with terrifying creatures to fight that are perfectly willing to rip you from your corporeal form at a moment’s notice. The game comes to us from the makers of Dark Souls and Demon’s Souls, so you know what to expect from the difficulty.

9. The Evil Within

From Shinji Mikami, the creator of Resident Evil, comes his next series (hopefully). This horror game takes classic cues while blazing its own trails. You play as detective Sebastian Castellanos who begins the game investigating a grisly murder at the local mental institution. That’s how it starts, but things quickly spiral out of control.

Terrifying enemies and insane bosses make this a horror title worth your time.

8. Resident Evil: HD Remaster

The father of survival horror returns! This beautiful remake of the original Resident Evil brings back an instant classic and updates it for the modern gamer. Need I say more?

Okay, I'll say more. This game started the genre, and with a fresh coat of paint and some new options for controls, anyone can jump in and feel the tense atmosphere of the classic mansion setting. Just watch out, there's more than zombies hiding in the darkness.

You never know when something will strike, and the setting is so expertly designed that you’ll never feel safe.

7. Dying Light: The Following

The original Dying Light game was great on its own, but The Following adds an entirely new layer to the experience. Not only does this expansion add 20 hours to the game, easy, but it also adds a better map, story, and method of travel. Two words: dune buggy.

Driving at night while psycho zombies try to leap on board and order takeout in the form of your brain is about as scary as it gets.

6. Until Dawn

Until Dawn is a love letter to horror fans. It combines everything you would want from a horror game. Jump scares, supernatural elements, a slasher style story, a classic cast, it's all here. The graphics are nothing short of incredible and the way you can pick and choose how the story plays out, and who survives, makes this one of the best horror experiences on PS4.

If you've played this one, be sure to give the VR spinoff a try. It's a lot different, but as a rail shooter, it can be a great way to experience horror on VR for the first time.

5. Claire: Extended Cut

There's something so terrifying and satisfying about a retro-designed horror game. This gem from Hailstorm Games is a beautiful and terrifying homage to the classic Silent Hill games. It was more than welcome when I needed to fill that whole in my heart where Silent Hills was before it got canceled.

Claire: Extended Cut places you in the role of a young girl who is haunted by her past and tortured by her present. She's a great character and the twisted versions of reality she explores would fit right into the iconic town.

If you like classic style graphics, great art, atmospheric music, and plenty of jump scares, you need to check this one out.

4. Outlast (Plus the Whistleblower DLC)

I have to mention both the base game and its excellent expansion here. When you look at the two as a whole package, it's easy to see why this is one of the scariest games on PS4. In Outlast, you play as a reporter following a tip from someone as he investigates a mental asylum.

What follows is incredibly intense, horrific, gory, and pulse-pounding. You're never safe, and you're always on the run or hiding. I can seriously only handle this one in bursts.

Then you tack on the Whistleblower DLC and you have the perfect horror package. This extra story takes place before the main game and adds even more unspeakable horror to the package. Seriously, buy both and play them if you want an adrenaline rush.

You also get a week's worth of nightmares absolutely free!

3. Layers of Fear: Masterpiece Edition

Ever since P.T hit the PSN, people have grown to like the idea of a exploration-based horror game. Layers of Fear hit the PS4 to fulfill this need and it did so with both grace and finesse. This title stars a painter who has become an alcoholic and lost his mind for all intents and purposes.

As you explore his mansion, the walls quite literally move around you. Furniture will shift, and rooms will change before your very eyes. That's only the beginning too. This game will seriously mess with your head.

The included DLC in this edition also does a great job of showing the story from another perspective. Taken as a whole, this is a great horror game for players of all skill levels, and offers a ton of scares wrapped up in an excellent plot and presentation.

2. Alien Isolation

This one is special for a number of reasons. For starters, it's one of the best games based on the Alien franchise (which isn't hard to do, given the alternatives, but admirable nonetheless). On top of that, it's also one of the most terrifying "play as the prey" type of horror games I've ever encountered.

In this game, an series icon, known as a Xenomorph, stalks you on a derelict space station. Did I say stalk? I meant that it hunts you. This thing can hear you and it can come from any direction. On higher difficulties, it can even smell you!

If you can see it, it's probably too late for you. This game literally had me on the edge of my seat, and I had to play in bursts.


While most would expect Amnesia to be at the top of this list (and while it's very scary), I would argue that SOMA is the better game from this studio.

You see, SOMA has a lot of the tense atmosphere, horrific enemies, and chases that make Amnesia so great, but it also manages to terrify you on an existential level.

The game's underwater setting and complex story are both incredible and extremely well realized. As you progress, the game would force you to ask questions about the nature of life itself, and the very existence of consciousness as a whole.

By the end, you'll be terrified from your close encounters with nightmarish creations, but you'll also have a unsettling feeling, deep in your soul. You'll think about things that only philosophers think about in their nightmares.

This game will terrify your mind, body, and soul. That's why it has a proud place on the top of our list. Stay tuned, though, because Resident Evil VII is just around the corner. Will it top our list and knock SOMA down a peg? You'll have to wait and see!

Which horror games terrify you the most? Let us know in the comments!

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Completely agree with SOMA on top.This game is very underrated, I think it is one of best games ever made! Very good chart, easy to see that someone who did it played the games.

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