Who doesn’t love a thriller-horror movie but what about living that movie yourself?
We are presenting a list of top 5 games (according to our opinion) to play on PlayStations that will get you the front row seats, oh! Scratch that, we are suggesting you the top 5 games that will get you on the driving seat of this crazy adventure. So let’s get on with it.
Starting off this list with the game focusing on the freelancer journalist Miles Upshur who investigates a mental asylum. Now he is stuck in the Asylum and finds out that there were experiments going on. Now the inmates have broken free and mass-murdering the employees.
The game’s popularity can be judged by all the fuss on YouTube, with loads of reaction videos on the internet it can be clearly seen that the popularity of this game is off the charts, even non-gamers are enjoying it. The character can do multiple actions like walking, jumping, crouching, and climbing ladders but the gameplay relies heavily upon stealthiness.
With this game’s storyline and jumpscares, its soundtrack really screams for you. As PS Lifestyles notes “Outlast is truly shaped by the ambiance that it creates. By creating believable circumstances and enveloping you in them at a psychological level.”
2. Until Dawn
Have you been in a position when you found yourself screaming at the character because of their dumb choices? Then Until Dawn is the game for you. Until Dawn is an interactive drama horror survival game that is known for its multilinear storylines and butterfly effect system in which the player chooses an action that will lead to different paths.
According to critics “As a piece of interactive fiction, it’s a remarkable experience that horror fans shouldn’t miss.”
3. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Resident Evil: Biohazard is a survival horror game that is a bit different from its previous adaptations as it focuses less on the action and more on exploration and survival horror roots. The game focuses on the protagonist Ethan Winters as he is desperately trying to find his long-missing wife, he is lost in the gruesome halls of Baker estate.
GameSpew describes Resident Evil 7: Biohazard as “a petrifying whirlwind of paranoia, a masterclass of suspense, an awe-inspiring triumph a truly remarkable experience.” This game has received a huge amount of love from the audience.
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4. Resident Evil 2
Another Resident Evil game adaptation on the list. Resident Evil 2 is the modified version, both graphically and also story-wise, of the initial Resident Evil. The game focuses on the deadly battles of Claire and Leon with the undead of the Raccoon City.
Two months after the resident evil, so many people of the Raccoon City get transformed into zombies because of T-virus, a biological weapon secretly developed by the pharmaceutical company Umbrella. This is one of the initial horror games that set the bar for the horror survival game development community.
To quote GameSpot’s 2019 review “Resident Evil 2 is not only a stellar remake of the original, but it’s also simply a strong horror game that delivers anxiety-inducing and grotesque situations, topping some of the series’ finest entries.”
5. The Last of Us: Remastered
The number in this list and the highest-rated game in the horror survival series is The Last of Us: Remastered. This game is loved for the powerful story of Ellie and Joel but the great attraction is the realistic display of the post-apocalyptic survival adventures.
US Gamer has said, “The Last of Us is about refinement, not innovation, and this version takes the art of refinement another step forward.”
Some honorable mentions are The Forest, SOMA, The Evil Within 2, Five Nights at Freddy’s VR: help wanted and Alien: isolation. Each one of the games in this list has what it takes to increase you pump up your heart rate.