The Best Survival-horror Games

Update : Sons of the Forest added at rank #1.
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Sons of the Forest (2024)

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PC Windows

Dive into Sons of the Forest, a spine-chilling survival horror that will test your wits and will to live. Craft, build, and battle through a mutant-infested island with jaw-dropping graphics and heart-pounding audio. Whether alone or with friends, uncover secrets and survive the seasons in this eerie, enthralling world. Will you master the wilderness or succumb to its horrors?

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What we like:
  • Stunning lifelike graphics
  • Deep, strategic combat
  • Engaging survival mechanics
  • Expansive, mysterious world
  • Co-op gameplay enhances fun
What could be improved:
  • Occasional performance issues
  • Some unfinished aspects hinting at Early Access

  • survival
  • survival-horror
  • crafting
  • open-world
  • horror
  • inventory
  • base-building

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Exiled (2024)

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Linux Mac OS IOS iPhone Android PC Windows

Charlotte is missing. Decode an ancient language, investigate a mystery, and stay away from ancient monsters in this compact puzzle thriller.


  • horror
  • crawl
  • survival-horror
  • mystery
  • thriller
  • point-and-click
  • sailing
  • arpg
  • psychological
  • multiple-endings
  • dark
  • choices
  • isometric
  • stylized
  • classic

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Despair: Blood Curse (2024)

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PC Windows

A third-person survival horror game featuring non-linear gameplay, puzzles, and enemies from the depths of hell. When Anna's mother passes away from a sudden illness, she receives a worrying letter from her sister suggesting that not all is as it seems. Will she uncover the truth?


  • survival-horror
  • third-person
  • silent
  • blood
  • protagonist
  • tps
  • horror
  • featuring
  • gore
  • atmospheric
  • inventory
  • management
  • dark
  • nonlinear
  • non-linear

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Resident Evil 4: VR Mode (2023)

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Mac OS PC Windows

Experience the ultimate immersive experience as Leon S. Kennedy takes on a grueling rescue mission! Resident Evil 4 is a remake of the 2005 original Resident Evil 4 reimagined for 2023 to bring state-of-the-art survival horror. Resident Evil 4 preserves the essence of the original game, while introducing modernized gameplay, a reimagined storyline, and vividly detailed graphics to make this the latest survival horror game where life and death, terror and catharsis intersect.

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  • remake
  • survival-horror
  • horror
  • cult
  • stealth
  • action
  • quick-time-event
  • inventory
  • combat

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Saturnalia (2023)

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PC Windows Nintendo Switch Mac OS Xbox Series X/s Playstation 5 Playstation 4

A Single-Player Survival Horror Adventure: play as a cast of characters exploring an isolated village haunted by an ancient ritual—but beware, its labyrinthine roads will change each time you lose all your characters.

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  • horror
  • survival-horror
  • mystery
  • maze
  • third-person
  • rogue-like
  • exploration
  • narrative
  • lovecraftian

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The House (2023)

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PC Windows Android

The House is a new first-person horror and psychological game for the computer. Escape the house where it all began, collect items, weapons and level up. Travel between worlds and time to reach your goal. Go discover the dark secrets of the House where it all began!


  • survival-horror
  • horror
  • puzzle
  • 3d
  • dark
  • action-adventure
  • logic
  • adventure
  • first-person
  • cinematic
  • psychological
  • walking-simulator
  • hidden-object
  • single-player
  • strategy

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Alan Wake 2 (2023)

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PC Windows Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 5 Xbox Series X/s

Alan Wake 2 is a highly anticipated sequel that delivers a rip-roaring horror experience with innovative gameplay and storytelling.


What we like:
  • Innovative gameplay
  • Impressive graphics
  • Unique dual protagonists
  • Palpable atmosphere
  • Seamless transitions
What could be improved:
  • No objective markers

  • horror
  • thriller
  • survival-horror
  • psychological
  • narrative
  • supernatural
  • story
  • mystery
  • combat
  • cult
  • detective
  • fiction
  • episodic
  • action

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Lethal Company (2023)

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early access PC Windows Android

A co-op horror about scavenging at abandoned moons to sell scrap to the Company.


  • horror
  • cooperative
  • survival-horror
  • psychological
  • procedural
  • pve
  • time-management
  • first-person
  • online
  • aliens
  • perma-death
  • sci-fi
  • exploration
  • dungeon-crawler

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Lakeview Cabin 2 (2023)

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Mac OS PC Windows

The ultimate 2D horror is back! Dive deep into the diverse world of horror movies! Nothing can prepare you for the R-rated challenges you will face!

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  • scroller
  • humor
  • nonlinear
  • split-screen
  • 2d
  • survival-horror
  • hack-and-slash
  • multiple-endings
  • psychological
  • dark
  • sandbox
  • horror
  • survival
  • comedy
  • pixel

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Dinobreak (2023)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Xbox One IOS iPhone

Dinosaurs have returned in this retro survival horror crisis.


  • dinosaurs
  • survival-horror
  • first-person
  • pve
  • split-screen
  • tps
  • shooter
  • linear
  • action-adventure
  • multiple-endings
  • fps
  • horror
  • third-person
  • retro
  • controller-support

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