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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for games for horror.

When it comes to horror games, there is a vast collection to choose from. The best horror games are the ones that manage to elicit genuine scares and keep you on the edge of your seat. These games do more than just rely on usual scare tactics, like startling noises or jump-scares. They’re atmospheric, they’re immersive, and they’re genuinely frightening. Browse the top-ranked list of games for horror below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Resident Evil 7 Biohazard Standard Edition - Xbox One [Digital] - Front_Zoom

    Model: Digital Item
    Publisher: Capcom
    SKU: 5679305
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
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    "great game...thought this has multi-player I guess it does not Seems a bit scary for the kids...Scariest game of the year!...Resident Evil is back on its original roots. The game is awesome and scary as it should be!"

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    Resident Evil 7 biohazard sets a new course for the Resident Evil series as it leverages its roots and opens the door to a truly terrifying horror experience. Set within a sinister plantation in Dulvey, Louisiana the game takes place after the dramatic events of Resident Evil 6. Main character Ethan Winters has been led to the abandoned location in search of his missing wife, and there he encounters the mysterious Baker family – including Jack and Marguerite, who have seemingly been missing from the area with no recent contact to anyone. This item cannot be returned or refunded, please visit to learn more.
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    "great game...thought this has multi-player I guess it does not Seems a bit scary for the kids...Scariest game of the year!...Resident Evil is back on its original roots. The game is awesome and scary as it should be!"

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    Resident Evil 7 biohazard sets a new course for the Resident Evil series as it leverages its roots and opens the door to a truly terrifying horror experience. Set within a sinister plantation in Dulvey, Louisiana the game takes place after the dramatic events of Resident Evil 6. Main character Ethan Winters has been led to the abandoned location in search of his missing wife, and there he encounters the mysterious Baker family – including Jack and Marguerite, who have seemingly been missing from the area with no recent contact to anyone. This item cannot be returned or refunded, please visit to learn more.
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  2. World of Horror - Nintendo Switch - Front_Zoom

    Publisher: Fangamer
    SKU: 6553368
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
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    "The Scary World Of Horror...Amazing game needed a good horror game to play so nice...Quite memorable horror game...World of Horror combines point and click adventures, cosmic horror, roguelite-style games - a game you won't forget."

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    The Old Gods are reawakening, clawing their way back into a world that’s spiraling into madness. In hospitals, abandoned classrooms, quiet apartments, and dark forests, strange appearances and unexplainable phenomena test the sanity of residents in Shiokawa, Japan. Is it chaotic retribution, or the machinations of beings beyond our comprehension? This is WORLD OF HORROR: The end of the world is nigh, and the only solution is to confront the terror reigning over the apocalypse. Navigate this hellish, roguelike reality through turn-based combat and unforgiving choices in this roguelike-style cosmic horror RPG. Invoke dark rituals, uncover disturbing clues, and solve puzzles across multiple randomized mysteries. Each perplexing case unravels into a series of random encounters with nightmarish figures inspired by the works of horror legends Junji Ito and H.P. Lovecraft.
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    "The Scary World Of Horror...Amazing game needed a good horror game to play so nice...Quite memorable horror game...World of Horror combines point and click adventures, cosmic horror, roguelite-style games - a game you won't forget."

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    The Old Gods are reawakening, clawing their way back into a world that’s spiraling into madness. In hospitals, abandoned classrooms, quiet apartments, and dark forests, strange appearances and unexplainable phenomena test the sanity of residents in Shiokawa, Japan. Is it chaotic retribution, or the machinations of beings beyond our comprehension? This is WORLD OF HORROR: The end of the world is nigh, and the only solution is to confront the terror reigning over the apocalypse. Navigate this hellish, roguelike reality through turn-based combat and unforgiving choices in this roguelike-style cosmic horror RPG. Invoke dark rituals, uncover disturbing clues, and solve puzzles across multiple randomized mysteries. Each perplexing case unravels into a series of random encounters with nightmarish figures inspired by the works of horror legends Junji Ito and H.P. Lovecraft.
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  3. The Evil Within 2 - Xbox One [Digital] - Front_Zoom

    Model: Digital item
    Publisher: Bethesda
    SKU: 5937400
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
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    "Great game...Love this game. As good as the first. Very similar to resident evil...Best horror game ever!!!...This is the best game, it’s every scary and interactive so not only are you on the edge of your seat but it makes you want to play more, and explore. "

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    From Shinji Mikami, The Evil Within 2 takes the acclaimed franchise to a new level with its unique blend of psychological thrills and true survival horror. Sebastian Castellanos has lost everything, including his daughter, Lily. To save her, he's forced to partner with Mobius, the shadowy group responsible for the destruction of his former life. For his last chance at redemption, the only way out is in. This item cannot be returned or refunded, please visit to learn more.
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    "Great game...Love this game. As good as the first. Very similar to resident evil...Best horror game ever!!!...This is the best game, it’s every scary and interactive so not only are you on the edge of your seat but it makes you want to play more, and explore. "

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    From Shinji Mikami, The Evil Within 2 takes the acclaimed franchise to a new level with its unique blend of psychological thrills and true survival horror. Sebastian Castellanos has lost everything, including his daughter, Lily. To save her, he's forced to partner with Mobius, the shadowy group responsible for the destruction of his former life. For his last chance at redemption, the only way out is in. This item cannot be returned or refunded, please visit to learn more.
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  4. 9 R.I.P. - Nintendo Switch - Front_Zoom

    Publisher: Idea Factory
    SKU: 6581636
    ESRB Rating: RP (Rating Pending)

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    The supernatural otome visual novel, 9 R.I.P., will launch physically on Nintendo Switch. Fans will get swept away as Japanese urban legends, ghosts, demons, and spirits all come to life in this unique tale of horror and romance. Struggling with the burdens of life and questions about the future, you crave an escape. You've heard about prowling ghosts and people disappearing to places mysterious, strange, and maybe even a little scary. That's when fate offers you a hand. Will you take the chance and step into the unknown? In this town, there is a long-standing rumor about people being spirited away... They also say that people with lots of anxiety or those who are struggling are more likely to get spirited away. You think you'll be okay...? In the beginning of autumn, during her second year of high school, that's what Misa Isshiki, was told by her best friend, causing her heart to skip a beat. I'll be fine, I don’t really believe in any of that stuff anyway. That's right... She doesn't believe in that kind of thing... It's just... Her life had been filled with so much stress, all related to what her future would hold... That's when an eerie voice reached out to her... Why don't we take a look and see what you should do with your life! Let’s put you on the right path… And that's when all the strange things around Misa began to happen...
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    The supernatural otome visual novel, 9 R.I.P., will launch physically on Nintendo Switch. Fans will get swept away as Japanese urban legends, ghosts, demons, and spirits all come to life in this unique tale of horror and romance. Struggling with the burdens of life and questions about the future, you crave an escape. You've heard about prowling ghosts and people disappearing to places mysterious, strange, and maybe even a little scary. That's when fate offers you a hand. Will you take the chance and step into the unknown? In this town, there is a long-standing rumor about people being spirited away... They also say that people with lots of anxiety or those who are struggling are more likely to get spirited away. You think you'll be okay...? In the beginning of autumn, during her second year of high school, that's what Misa Isshiki, was told by her best friend, causing her heart to skip a beat. I'll be fine, I don’t really believe in any of that stuff anyway. That's right... She doesn't believe in that kind of thing... It's just... Her life had been filled with so much stress, all related to what her future would hold... That's when an eerie voice reached out to her... Why don't we take a look and see what you should do with your life! Let’s put you on the right path… And that's when all the strange things around Misa began to happen...
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  5. Resident Evil 6 - Nintendo Switch [Digital] - Front_Zoom

    Model: 112089
    Publisher: Capcom
    SKU: 6394556
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
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    "Great horror game...Great game and ny first in the series back on PS2. Highly recommend for horror fans and great price as well...Action packed Horror...More action oriented from past Resident Evil games but still a fun game on the Switch."

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    Blending action and survival horror, Resident Evil 6 is a dramatic horror experience that cannot be forgotten. The game spans across various areas of the globe starring multiple playable characters, including fan favorites and new faces. Jump into the fray either solo or up to 4-player co-op in 4 dramatic chapters of the campaign, or head into one of multiple extra modes such as Survivor, which pits up to 6 players against one another in a heated battle. This edition includes all DLC, along with two costumes per main character, originally unlockable exclusively through residentevil.net, that are now unlockable through the game itself. This item cannot be returned or refunded, please visit to learn more.
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    "Great horror game...Great game and ny first in the series back on PS2. Highly recommend for horror fans and great price as well...Action packed Horror...More action oriented from past Resident Evil games but still a fun game on the Switch."

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    Blending action and survival horror, Resident Evil 6 is a dramatic horror experience that cannot be forgotten. The game spans across various areas of the globe starring multiple playable characters, including fan favorites and new faces. Jump into the fray either solo or up to 4-player co-op in 4 dramatic chapters of the campaign, or head into one of multiple extra modes such as Survivor, which pits up to 6 players against one another in a heated battle. This edition includes all DLC, along with two costumes per main character, originally unlockable exclusively through residentevil.net, that are now unlockable through the game itself. This item cannot be returned or refunded, please visit to learn more.
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  6. DAYMARE: 1994 SANDCASTLE - Xbox Series X - Front_Zoom

    Publisher: GS2 Games
    SKU: 6572578
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
    Top comment

    "Scary!...This game is very enjoyable, and I highly recommend it!"

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    Step into the shoes of special agent Dalila Reyes, a former government spy now in the service of a unit called H.A.D.E.S. (Hexacore Advanced Division for Extraction and Search) and get ready to enter the most advanced experimental research center in the United States of America. Be careful, though, because in the darkness of the desolate, labyrinthine depths of the military research center there is something creepy and lethal awaiting you! Grab one of the most innovative and technologically advanced weapons of all time and prepare to face never-before-seen creatures while you make your way through a series of frightfully evocative settings ready to be discovered. A perfect mix of fierce and deadly enemies, hardcore action game mechanics, environmental puzzles, a chilling soundtrack, plenty of exploration, and massive doses of concentrated horror wait for you in Daymare: 1994 Sandcastle. No place is safe, especially when you’re being hunted by your nightmares.
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    "Scary!...This game is very enjoyable, and I highly recommend it!"

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    Step into the shoes of special agent Dalila Reyes, a former government spy now in the service of a unit called H.A.D.E.S. (Hexacore Advanced Division for Extraction and Search) and get ready to enter the most advanced experimental research center in the United States of America. Be careful, though, because in the darkness of the desolate, labyrinthine depths of the military research center there is something creepy and lethal awaiting you! Grab one of the most innovative and technologically advanced weapons of all time and prepare to face never-before-seen creatures while you make your way through a series of frightfully evocative settings ready to be discovered. A perfect mix of fierce and deadly enemies, hardcore action game mechanics, environmental puzzles, a chilling soundtrack, plenty of exploration, and massive doses of concentrated horror wait for you in Daymare: 1994 Sandcastle. No place is safe, especially when you’re being hunted by your nightmares.
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  7. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre - Xbox - Front_Zoom

    Publisher: Gun Interactive
    SKU: 6547994
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
    Top comment

    "Horror game...Love this game a lot of action and horror if you like the scare recommend this one...Scary Fun...Pretty good game… Great concept, that works well in 4v3 setup. "

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    Take on the role of one of the notorious Slaughter family, or their victims, in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, a third-person asymmetrical horror experience based on the groundbreaking and iconic 1974 horror film. Texas. Early 1973. Ana and a group of close friends embark on a journey to the small dusty town of Newt, TX, the last known location of Ana's missing sister, Maria. The group's search quickly turns into a nightmare of unimaginable proportions when they mistakenly invade the home of Leatherface and his cannibalistic family. Tied up, tortured, and left for dead, the group must find the strength to fight back and escape before it's too late. Featuring strategic 3v4 team-based multiplayer gameplay, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre will allow players to truly experience this iconic franchise. The only question is, who will survive and what will be left of them?
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    "Horror game...Love this game a lot of action and horror if you like the scare recommend this one...Scary Fun...Pretty good game… Great concept, that works well in 4v3 setup. "

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    Take on the role of one of the notorious Slaughter family, or their victims, in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, a third-person asymmetrical horror experience based on the groundbreaking and iconic 1974 horror film. Texas. Early 1973. Ana and a group of close friends embark on a journey to the small dusty town of Newt, TX, the last known location of Ana's missing sister, Maria. The group's search quickly turns into a nightmare of unimaginable proportions when they mistakenly invade the home of Leatherface and his cannibalistic family. Tied up, tortured, and left for dead, the group must find the strength to fight back and escape before it's too late. Featuring strategic 3v4 team-based multiplayer gameplay, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre will allow players to truly experience this iconic franchise. The only question is, who will survive and what will be left of them?
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  8. THE LAST OF US PART II REMASTERED - PlayStation 5 - Front_Zoom

    Model: 1000030435
    Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
    SKU: 6568839
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
    Top comment

    "One of the greatest and scary-ist storylines every....Good game...It's a good game with lots of action and horror excellent"

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    Experience the winner of over 300 Game of the Year awards now with an array of new features, modes, and technical enhancements that make The Last of Us Part II Remastered the definitive way to play Ellie and Abby’s critically acclaimed story.
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    "One of the greatest and scary-ist storylines every....Good game...It's a good game with lots of action and horror excellent"

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    Experience the winner of over 300 Game of the Year awards now with an array of new features, modes, and technical enhancements that make The Last of Us Part II Remastered the definitive way to play Ellie and Abby’s critically acclaimed story.
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  9. Little Nightmares II - Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite [Digital] - Front_Zoom

    Model: 113744
    Publisher: Bandai Namco
    SKU: 6450251
    ESRB Rating: T (Teen 13+)
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    "Best scary game...This game was very good and scary at the same time. I think whoever plays this will enjoy!...Very fun and scary game i like horror games and me an my girlfriend like this one alot"

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    Little Nightmares II is a suspense-adventure game in which you play as Mono, a young boy trapped in a world that has been distorted by the humming transmission of a distant tower. With Six, the girl in a yellow raincoat, as his guide, Mono sets out to discover the dark secrets of The Signal Tower and save Six from her terrible fate. But their journey will not be straightforward as Mono and Six will face a gallery of new threats from the terrible residents of this world.
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    "Best scary game...This game was very good and scary at the same time. I think whoever plays this will enjoy!...Very fun and scary game i like horror games and me an my girlfriend like this one alot"

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    Little Nightmares II is a suspense-adventure game in which you play as Mono, a young boy trapped in a world that has been distorted by the humming transmission of a distant tower. With Six, the girl in a yellow raincoat, as his guide, Mono sets out to discover the dark secrets of The Signal Tower and save Six from her terrible fate. But their journey will not be straightforward as Mono and Six will face a gallery of new threats from the terrible residents of this world.
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  10. The Callisto Protocol - PlayStation 4 - Front_Zoom

    Publisher: Krafton
    SKU: 6528663
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
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    "I love this game is very scary and the graphics are awesome. ...Great game to pass time...Great space horror game, not to scary but entertaining"

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    In this narrative-driven, third person survival horror game set 300 years in the future, the player will take on the role of Jacob Lee-a victim of fate thrown into the Black Iron Prison, a maximum security prison located on Jupiter's moon, Callisto. When inmates begin to transform into monstrous creatures, the prison is thrown into chaos. To survive, Jacob must battle his way to safety to escape Black Iron Prison, while uncovering the dark and disturbing secrets buried beneath the surface of Callisto. Using a unique blend of shooting and close-quarters combat, Jacob will need to adapt his tactics to combat the rapidly evolving creatures while scavenging to unlock new weapons, gear, and abilities to outrun the growing threat and escape the horrors of Jupiter's Dead Moon.
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    "I love this game is very scary and the graphics are awesome. ...Great game to pass time...Great space horror game, not to scary but entertaining"

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    In this narrative-driven, third person survival horror game set 300 years in the future, the player will take on the role of Jacob Lee-a victim of fate thrown into the Black Iron Prison, a maximum security prison located on Jupiter's moon, Callisto. When inmates begin to transform into monstrous creatures, the prison is thrown into chaos. To survive, Jacob must battle his way to safety to escape Black Iron Prison, while uncovering the dark and disturbing secrets buried beneath the surface of Callisto. Using a unique blend of shooting and close-quarters combat, Jacob will need to adapt his tactics to combat the rapidly evolving creatures while scavenging to unlock new weapons, gear, and abilities to outrun the growing threat and escape the horrors of Jupiter's Dead Moon.
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