The Last of Us and its sequel balance the horror of zombie outbreaks, deadly plagues, and religious cults. Their most effective moments leave you fighting for survival against incredible odds.
Hellblade plays more like an action game, but its story should draw horror fans in. You play as Senua, a Celtic warrior fighting manifestations of her trauma as she tries to save her dead lover’s soul.
Most horror games aren’t as action-oriented as Bloodborne, but it’s still one of the scariest games around. Its mix of Gothic and cosmic horror will keep you hooked as you face its steep difficulty.
Resident Evil 2 set the tone for survival horror for years after its first release. The recent remaster brings it up to date and turns the menacing Mr. X into an unstoppable, omnipresent threat.
If you have PlayStation VR, Saints and Sinners may be the best horror game on PS4. It’s a great zombie survival game with an interesting story to follow, especially for Walking Dead fans.