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110 of the Best Horror Games on PC That Might Have Slipped Under Your Radar

The strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown, as H.P. Lovecraft once wrote.

It seems like everyone and their mum has heard of games like Resident Evil and Outlast. But what happens when you go off the beaten track? It turns out that the horror genre is filled with hidden gems and forgotten classics, especially if you’re a PC gamer. Here we’re diving into the depths of terror to dredge up a hideous horde of forgotten fright-fests and niche nightmares.

For this list, we’ve chosen only those games that you can play right now on Windows. They’re all available on the likes of Steam or GOG; no need to go hunting down a special software or an old disc copy. These games might not be the shiniest or the newest (some are over 15 years old!) but they’ve all got something special about them that makes them worth a look… if you dare.

From paranormal prisons to seaborne scares, here’s our top 10 list of horror games that made the pick.