Top 10 horror video games for Halloween

Giant spiders, bleeding walls, inexplicable whispers...the games that will leave you quivering in fear

Oliver Cragg
Friday 31 October 2014 11:41
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As we reach our annual celebration of all things ghoulish, demonic and undead this Halloween, and with the recent horror revival fresh in the memory thanks to impressively freakish games like Alien: Isolation and The Evil Within, there’s no better time to countdown the top 10 horror video games.

This list was scarily difficult to compile considering the impressive back catalogue of horror games the industry has seen over the years, but the titles below are those that have either left a significant mark on the genre or simply achieved a plain of terror unmatched by their peers.

So for those thinking of clutching onto a controller in the shadow of a candlelit pumpkin, here are the very best horror games you should be playing into the dark hours of the night… if you dare.

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