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The scariest video games are the ones that make you sweat. Whether it's a game that makes you jump out of your skin or one that makes you nervous simply because of how realistic it is, these are the games that make you feel real fear. Browse the top-ranked list of scary video games 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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    "Resident Evil 7 Biohazard Standard Edition - Xbox One [Digital] fun game & grand kids like it....Resident Evil is back on its original roots. The game is awesome and scary as it should be!...Scariest game of the year!...Resident Evil 7 Xbox One [Digital]"

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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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    "Resident Evil 7 Biohazard Standard Edition - Xbox One [Digital] fun game & grand kids like it....Resident Evil is back on its original roots. The game is awesome and scary as it should be!...Scariest game of the year!...Resident Evil 7 Xbox One [Digital]"

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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. Resident Evil Village - PlayStation 4 - Front_Zoom

    Publisher: Capcom
    SKU: 6450469
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
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    "Resident Evil...Great game , the resident evil games never disappoint....Best scary game of 2021...This is by far one of the scariest Resident Evil games I have played in years"

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    Experience survival horror like never before in Resident Evil Village. Elevate each desperate fight to survive by showcasing the most realistic and terrifying graphics to date. The all-new title is the eighth major installment in the storied Resident Evil franchise, which established the survival horror genre nearly 25 years ago. The title is currently in development using Capcom’s proprietary RE Engine, used to create vivid gameplay experiences in hit titles such as Resident Evil™ 7 biohazard, Resident Evil™ 2, Resident Evil™ 3, and Devil May Cry™ 5. With hyper-detailed graphics, intense first-person action and masterful storytelling, the terror has never felt more realistic and inescapable. Set a few years after the horrifying events in the critically acclaimed Resident Evil 7 biohazard, the all-new storyline begins with Ethan Winters and his wife Mia living peacefully in a new location, free from their past nightmares. Just as they are building their new life together, tragedy befalls them once again. Chris Redfield, the legendary hero from the Resident Evil series, is reacquainted with the couple and horribly disrupts their life, spiraling Ethan into chaos. A devastated Ethan finds himself in a remote snow-capped village seeking answers after being thrown into an entirely new nightmare.
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    "Resident Evil...Great game , the resident evil games never disappoint....Best scary game of 2021...This is by far one of the scariest Resident Evil games I have played in years"

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    Experience survival horror like never before in Resident Evil Village. Elevate each desperate fight to survive by showcasing the most realistic and terrifying graphics to date. The all-new title is the eighth major installment in the storied Resident Evil franchise, which established the survival horror genre nearly 25 years ago. The title is currently in development using Capcom’s proprietary RE Engine, used to create vivid gameplay experiences in hit titles such as Resident Evil™ 7 biohazard, Resident Evil™ 2, Resident Evil™ 3, and Devil May Cry™ 5. With hyper-detailed graphics, intense first-person action and masterful storytelling, the terror has never felt more realistic and inescapable. Set a few years after the horrifying events in the critically acclaimed Resident Evil 7 biohazard, the all-new storyline begins with Ethan Winters and his wife Mia living peacefully in a new location, free from their past nightmares. Just as they are building their new life together, tragedy befalls them once again. Chris Redfield, the legendary hero from the Resident Evil series, is reacquainted with the couple and horribly disrupts their life, spiraling Ethan into chaos. A devastated Ethan finds himself in a remote snow-capped village seeking answers after being thrown into an entirely new nightmare.
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  3. Resident Evil Village Gold Edition - Xbox Series X - Front_Zoom
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    "Spectular Resident Evil...I really enjoy the game and it has a great story line overall....This is really my first time playing any Resident Evil game on Xbox Series X and so far i am pleased. "

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    Resident Evil Village Gold Edition, is a bundle of the Winters’ Expansion and the main game. The new content includes a Third-Person Mode for the campaign, The Mercenaries Additional Orders featuring new stages and playable characters Chris Redfield, Heisenberg, and Lady Dimitrescu; and a continuation of the story in Shadows of Rose. Set 16 years after the events of Resident Evil Village, this new tale follows Rose Winters, the daughter of main protagonist Ethan, as she struggles with her terrifying powers. Players must explore and survive a warped and mysterious realm inside the consciousness of the Megamycete in search of a cure.
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    "Spectular Resident Evil...I really enjoy the game and it has a great story line overall....This is really my first time playing any Resident Evil game on Xbox Series X and so far i am pleased. "

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    Resident Evil Village Gold Edition, is a bundle of the Winters’ Expansion and the main game. The new content includes a Third-Person Mode for the campaign, The Mercenaries Additional Orders featuring new stages and playable characters Chris Redfield, Heisenberg, and Lady Dimitrescu; and a continuation of the story in Shadows of Rose. Set 16 years after the events of Resident Evil Village, this new tale follows Rose Winters, the daughter of main protagonist Ethan, as she struggles with her terrifying powers. Players must explore and survive a warped and mysterious realm inside the consciousness of the Megamycete in search of a cure.
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  4. Resident Evil Village Gold Edition - PlayStation 4 - Front_Zoom
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    "Resident evil...Really cool entertaining 3rd person shooter survival game really recommend...Good game...Great game good story Always a fan Resident Evil always come thru"

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    Resident Evil Village Gold Edition, is a bundle of the Winters’ Expansion and the main game. The new content includes a Third-Person Mode for the campaign, The Mercenaries Additional Orders featuring new stages and playable characters Chris Redfield, Heisenberg, and Lady Dimitrescu; and a continuation of the story in Shadows of Rose. Set 16 years after the events of Resident Evil Village, this new tale follows Rose Winters, the daughter of main protagonist Ethan, as she struggles with her terrifying powers. Players must explore and survive a warped and mysterious realm inside the consciousness of the Megamycete in search of a cure.
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    "Resident evil...Really cool entertaining 3rd person shooter survival game really recommend...Good game...Great game good story Always a fan Resident Evil always come thru"

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    Product Description

    Resident Evil Village Gold Edition, is a bundle of the Winters’ Expansion and the main game. The new content includes a Third-Person Mode for the campaign, The Mercenaries Additional Orders featuring new stages and playable characters Chris Redfield, Heisenberg, and Lady Dimitrescu; and a continuation of the story in Shadows of Rose. Set 16 years after the events of Resident Evil Village, this new tale follows Rose Winters, the daughter of main protagonist Ethan, as she struggles with her terrifying powers. Players must explore and survive a warped and mysterious realm inside the consciousness of the Megamycete in search of a cure.
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  5. Bloodrayne 2: Revamped - Nintendo Switch - Front_Zoom

    Publisher: Limited Run Games
    SKU: 6514311
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
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    "Such a good sequel and underrated game...If you love xbox/ps2 era games, this one is a must buy...Vampire game...Great game a must own for any gamer A+ we need more games like this one."

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    Rayne is a dhampir, born from the unnatural union of vampire and human. Her mixed heritage grants her vampiric powers and superior resistance to sunlight and water, but curses her with the bloodthirst of a vampire. She has defeated countless monsters both demonic and human, but now faces her most personal battle yet. Rayne must hunt down her very own siblings, who have banded together and pledged to carry on their father's legacy of creating a new era of vampire supremacy in which humans are mere cattle. BloodRayne is back with new acrobatic movements, rail sliding, fast-paced blade and gun combat and fatal finishing moves. Use Rayne’s dhampir powers like time dilation to rack up points in the extensive combo system in this brutally satisfying continuation of the iconic series.
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    "Such a good sequel and underrated game...If you love xbox/ps2 era games, this one is a must buy...Vampire game...Great game a must own for any gamer A+ we need more games like this one."

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    Rayne is a dhampir, born from the unnatural union of vampire and human. Her mixed heritage grants her vampiric powers and superior resistance to sunlight and water, but curses her with the bloodthirst of a vampire. She has defeated countless monsters both demonic and human, but now faces her most personal battle yet. Rayne must hunt down her very own siblings, who have banded together and pledged to carry on their father's legacy of creating a new era of vampire supremacy in which humans are mere cattle. BloodRayne is back with new acrobatic movements, rail sliding, fast-paced blade and gun combat and fatal finishing moves. Use Rayne’s dhampir powers like time dilation to rack up points in the extensive combo system in this brutally satisfying continuation of the iconic series.
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    Your price for this item is $34.99
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  6. The Callisto Protocol for PS4 - PlayStation 4 - Front_Zoom

    Publisher: Krafton
    SKU: 6509772
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
    Top comment

    "this game was a trip, it was one of my favorite horror games ever. there were a lot of bugs through my playthrough but as i type this review they are patching most of the bugs. it is also on the shorter side but still a wonderful game start to finish. i highly recommend this for anyone who loved the dead space games, it has the same developer (Glen Schofield) behind it and you can see the same passion behind it....Its like a mix of doom, resident evil and a few others"

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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 Black Iron Prison, a maximum security penitentiary 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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    "this game was a trip, it was one of my favorite horror games ever. there were a lot of bugs through my playthrough but as i type this review they are patching most of the bugs. it is also on the shorter side but still a wonderful game start to finish. i highly recommend this for anyone who loved the dead space games, it has the same developer (Glen Schofield) behind it and you can see the same passion behind it....Its like a mix of doom, resident evil and a few others"

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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 Black Iron Prison, a maximum security penitentiary 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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    Your price for this item is $39.99
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  7. The Callisto Protocol - PlayStation 5 - Front_Zoom

    Publisher: Krafton
    SKU: 6528662
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
    Top comment

    "Awesome game...The ending hooked me in for the next installment, can't wait for that. If this game had some more replay content like resident evil 2 did I would give it 5 stars no question. ...I have a few games like this that become sort od frustrating and give up. "

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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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    "Awesome game...The ending hooked me in for the next installment, can't wait for that. If this game had some more replay content like resident evil 2 did I would give it 5 stars no question. ...I have a few games like this that become sort od frustrating and give up. "

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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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    Your price for this item is $49.99
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  8. Dead Space - Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S - Front_Zoom

    Model: 74633
    Publisher: Electronic Arts
    SKU: 6522930
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
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    "PLAY THIS GAME! Best horror game right next to Resident Evil 4!!!!...This game got the resident evil treatment and was a joy to play I couldn’t put it down."

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    The sci-fi survival horror classic returns, completely rebuilt to offer an even more immersive experience – including visual, audio, and gameplay improvements.
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    "PLAY THIS GAME! Best horror game right next to Resident Evil 4!!!!...This game got the resident evil treatment and was a joy to play I couldn’t put it down."

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    The sci-fi survival horror classic returns, completely rebuilt to offer an even more immersive experience – including visual, audio, and gameplay improvements.
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    Your price for this item is $54.99
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  9. Sonic Frontiers - PlayStation 4 - Front_Zoom

    Publisher: Sega
    SKU: 6517779
    ESRB Rating: E10+ (Everyone 10+)
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    "The game isn’t the most jawdropping game I’ve ever played, but it was more fun than I expected. ...Fun Game...Usually i do not go for these games however, i started playing with my children and i must say itd a fun game"

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    Worlds are colliding in Sonic the Hedgehog's newest high-speed adventure! Accelerate to new heights, battle hordes of powerful enemies, and experience the thrill of high-velocity, open-zone acrobatic action and platforming freedom across the five massive Starfall Islands. Welcom to the evolution of Sonic games!
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    "The game isn’t the most jawdropping game I’ve ever played, but it was more fun than I expected. ...Fun Game...Usually i do not go for these games however, i started playing with my children and i must say itd a fun game"

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    Worlds are colliding in Sonic the Hedgehog's newest high-speed adventure! Accelerate to new heights, battle hordes of powerful enemies, and experience the thrill of high-velocity, open-zone acrobatic action and platforming freedom across the five massive Starfall Islands. Welcom to the evolution of Sonic games!
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    Your price for this item is $40.99
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  10. Resident Evil 3 Standard Edition - Xbox One [Digital] - Front_Zoom

    Model: DIGITAL ITEM
    Publisher: Capcom
    SKU: 6400734
    ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+)
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    "Resident evil 3 remake...Amazing! This is good! Resident evil 3 remake!!!!!!!...Fun game...Really fun game! Definitely recommend playing if you love Resident Evil!"

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    Investigate the sudden disappearance of some of Racoon City's locals in this digital download of Resident Evil 3 for Xbox One. With the police department running under the influence of the evil Umbrella company, you have to learn to survive on your own. Resident Evil 3 challenges you to help Jill Valentine prove the truth as a member of S.T.A.R.S. and escape her deadly pursuer for an immersive gaming experience. This item cannot be returned or refunded, please visit to learn more.
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    "Resident evil 3 remake...Amazing! This is good! Resident evil 3 remake!!!!!!!...Fun game...Really fun game! Definitely recommend playing if you love Resident Evil!"

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    Investigate the sudden disappearance of some of Racoon City's locals in this digital download of Resident Evil 3 for Xbox One. With the police department running under the influence of the evil Umbrella company, you have to learn to survive on your own. Resident Evil 3 challenges you to help Jill Valentine prove the truth as a member of S.T.A.R.S. and escape her deadly pursuer for an immersive gaming experience. This item cannot be returned or refunded, please visit to learn more.
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