25 Frightening Video Games That Will Give You Nightmares

People generally love horror may it be in films or video games. However, while a good horror story may keep you awake for a night, a frightening video game may just keep you awake for weeks. Despite that, some still consider horror games among their all-time favorites. Some even enjoy playing these games in a dark room in order to further enhance the thrill. So, here are 25 frightening video games that will give you nightmares. Do you think you’re brave enough to play these games in a dark room?

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SCP-870-B

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SCP stands for “Secure Contain Protect,” an organization that seeks to secure and contain anomalous objects which can be classified as “safe,” “Euclid” or “Keter” depending on the level of threat that they pose. The object of this game is to observe and monitor a renegade man-sized doll called SCP- 870, as failure to do so might cause it to kill you.

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Sanitarium

Sanitariumdigitalgamedeals.com

In this horror adventure game, the player acts like an amnesiac patient who has just arrived at a mental asylum, trying to figure out what is going on after getting involved in a car crash. If you dare to enter into this game’s twisted world, be prepared to encounter your unknown psyche filled with deformed children and ghosts from your past.

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Scratches

Scratcheswww.adventureclassicgaming.com
This adventure horror game takes on the persona of a mystery author seeking seclusion to work on his next book. Unfortunately for the author, the house he’s chosen contains a secret past that will frighten any-sense-you-may-think-you-have out of you.
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Dead Space

Dead Spacewww.wallpixr.com

This monster fighting game is set in USG Ishimura with half of the ship in disrepair and the other half filled with slavering monsters. Considered as one of the scariest video games today, it is also often dubbed as the master of “jump scare”. Warning, this game is not for the faint of heart (or any heart for that matter).

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Silent Hill

Silent Hillwww.thejabberlog.com

Silent Hill is a horror video game that has a clever way of keeping players on edge. To play this game, the player is forced to go out into the street with just two bullets in his gun, all the while the sound of flying monsters grows louder or quiets down as he walks along the deserted street.



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