50 Games Like Layers of Fear

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Gray Dawn, The Guest, and Soma are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Close to the Sun released the 29 October 2019 and ranked #16, Visage released the 30 December 2018 and ranked #33, Infliction released the 18 October 2018 and ranked #12.

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This suggestion collection includes horror games for Android, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

Logo of the video game Layers of Fear

Layers of Fear is a first-person psychedelic horror game with a heavy focus on story and exploration. Players take control of a painter whose sole purpose is to finish his Magnum Opus. The player must navigate through both a constantly changing Victorian-era mansion and ghastly visions of the painter’s fragile and crumbling psyche.

3# Soma - 2015

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SOMA is a sci-fi horror game from Frictional Games, creators of the groundbreaking Amnesia and Penumbra series. The radio is dead, food is running out, and the machines have started to think they are people. Underwater facility PATHOS-II has suffered an intolerable isolation and we’re going to have to make some tough decisions. What can be done? What makes sense? What is left to fight for? SOMA is a sci-fi horror game from Frictional Games, the creators of Amnesia: The Dark Descent. It is an unsettling story about identity, consciousness, and what it means to be human.

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6# The Town of Light - 2016

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The Town of Light is a psychological adventure told in the first person. The story is set in Italy in the first half of the 20th Century in a place which really existed and has been meticulously reconstructed. Exploring and interacting with the environment you will relive the history of the main character through her confused viewpoint and on the basis of your choices, the story will develop in different ways.

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7# Shining Hotel: Lost in Nowhere - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Shining Hotel: Lost in Nowhere
Screenshot of the video game Shining Hotel: Lost in Nowhere
Screenshot of the video game Shining Hotel: Lost in Nowhere

You woke up in an unfamiliar room, enshrouded in darkness. You listen to the silence that's been broken only by the quiet static noise coming from the TV speakers. You try to remember how did you get here. But your memories are gone.

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8# Get Even - 2017

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Cole Black is a man with questions… Or so he is told. When he awakes in an old abandoned asylum, his sole memory is the attempted rescue of a teenage girl with a bomb strapped to her chest. Everything else is blank. With a strange technology fused to his head - used to read and replay human memory - Black travels into the depths of his own mind. To find the truth of his past. To find the truth of what happened. And to answer two very simple questions: ‘Why were you there?’ and, ‘Who was the girl?’

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10# Narcosis - 2017

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Survival, horror at the sunless depths of the Pacific: Stranded on the seafloor with low light and few tools, an industrial diver takes desperate steps to surface before his dwindling oxygen — and sanity — give out. Influenced and inspired by unconventional horror and narrative-driven games, Narcosis is rooted in reality, but steeped in the surreal.

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12# Infliction - 2018

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Piece together the mystery behind a harrowing series of events while struggling to survive encounters with an entity that relentlessly stands in the way of finding absolution. Explore a home crystalized by tragedy and uncover the heartbreaking secrets hidden within messages, artwork, household objects, and other vestiges of domestic life. Hide under tables or beneath beds and harness light sources like camera flashes to stun the spirit and momentarily elude its pursuit.

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13# YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY- - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY-
Screenshot of the video game YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY-
Screenshot of the video game YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY-

Yume Nikki has been hailed as one of the greatest (and most controversial) games ever created with RPG Maker. The new YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY- is not a remake, but a full reimagining of the original―reconstructed and enhanced using elements and styles of modern indie games.

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16# Close to the Sun - 2019

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Born of Nikola Teslas vision, the Helios serves as a haven for the greatest scientific minds. Remote Play requires PS Vita system and sufficiently robust Wi-Fi connection. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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17# Conarium - 2017

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Conarium is a chilling Lovecraftian game following the gripping story of four scientists and their endeavour to challenge what we normally consider to be the 'absolute' limits of nature. You, as Frank Gilman, awaken in a room filled with strange, pulsating noises and lights, emanating from a curious device on the table. You recall your location as Upuaut, an Antarctic base, but it is deserted, and you have a distinct feeling of something being terribly wrong.

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18# Nevermind - 2017

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Nevermind is an adventure thriller game in which you must explore strange worlds and solve puzzles to unlock the mystery that lurks within the inner psyche of psychological trauma survivors. Within the game, you are a Neuroprober a unique physician who, through the use of cutting-edge technology, is able to venture into the minds of your Clients for whom traditional treatment methods have proven ineffective. Traumatic experiences, especially those left untreated, take their toll in countless ways, often triggering other serious problems as each Client's subconscious mind desperately tries to cope.

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19# Amnesia Collection - 2016

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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is a survival horror video game developed by The Chinese Room and published by Frictional Games. The game is an indirect sequel to Amnesia: The Dark Descent, developed and produced by Frictional Games. The game is a survival horror game played from a first-person perspective. The game's level design has been touted as "significantly different" from that of The Dark Descent, with larger areas and outdoor environments included.

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22# Caffeine: Episode One - 2015

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Caffeine is a quirky first person adventure game with environmental puzzles and a dab of psychological horror. Set in the near future, the entire population of Earth is vigorously addicted to coffee. You awaken aboard one of these caffeine mining stations alone.

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23# Among the Sleep - 2014

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Among the Sleep is a psychological horror game where you get to play as a two year old child. You get to experience the world through the eyes of a toddler with a vivid imagination that could easily scare your pants off. Welcome to an atmospheric horror game with an eerie feeling of helplessness. You are abruptly awoken one night and find the house completely dark and empty. You start searching for your mother, but she is nowhere to be found. What you find is a teddy bear that warns you that everything is not all right and that it is crucial to find out what is going on. This is the start of your dark adventure in the world of a scared child.

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24# Path to Mnemosyne - 2018

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Walk the path, explore your mind and recover all lost memories by solving dozens of imaginative puzzles. A mysterious story, a minimalist script and disturbing sounds and graphics, will make Path to Mnemosyne a bizarre and memorable gameplay experience for any player. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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25# DISTRAINT: Pocket Pixel Horror - 2017

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In DISTRAINT: Pocket Pixel Horror you step into the shoes of an ambitious young man named Price. In order to forge a partnership from a famous company, Price seizes a property of an elderly woman. * Side scrolling 2D with unique, hand drawn graphics * Atmospheric music and sound design * Minimalist interface so your focus never wavers from the experience * Delve into a unique story full of intriguing twists * Refined controls - Super easy to play on mobile devices

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