Creepy video games to get you in the Halloween spirit

From haunted mansions, to abandoned factories, to terrifying creatures in space, these games are sure to put you in the Halloween mood.

As the leaves change colour and the nights become colder, you might be seeking a video game that will bring chills down your spine. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of five games that promise you fright and suspense for this Halloween season. These video games were chosen to bring you heart-pounding thrills and tons of fun.

1. Alien: Isolation

Alien: Isolation brings players into unsettling corridors of the Sevastopol space station, where a monstrous Xenomorph hunts you down. The game has an incredible mix around suspense, stealth, and survival, and every step you take is fraught with tension. The unique creation of the designed environments makes it unpredictable where the Xenomorph will come from next as you adventure around. It makes for an unparalleled horror experience that will leave you breathless.

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2. Resident Evil

The Resident Evil franchise has always been strong with survival and horror. The latest updates still continue to raise the bar with incredible environments you get to experience. The storyline will constantly keep you on the edge of your seat and the game is a must play for any Halloween fan looking for a spooky game. Facing off against bio-weapons, escaping a haunted mansion, and navigating through the village of shadows, the Resident Evil series brings a horrific experience like no other.

3. Dead Space

Dead Space plunges you into the abandoned halls of the USG Ishimura, a mining spaceship infested with unsettling creatures known as Necromorphs. This game has a horrifically beautiful blend of survival horror with futuristic sci-fi elements. With its innovative dismemberment-based combat and the claustrophobic environment gives an eerie feeling while playing. A story that gradually unravels the ship’s dark secrets, Dead Space is a bone-chilling journey through the depths of space.

4. Little Nightmares 2

The world of Little Nightmares 2 is a spooky fairy tale come to life. Players step into the shoes of Mono, a young boy navigating a nightmarish world with grotesque quests. The game has a stunning art style while meticulously crafted environments draw players into a dark and foreboding narrative. With all the puzzle-solving steps in this unique atmosphere, parts of this game are captivating and unsettling.

5. Poppy Playtime

Poppy Playtime brings players into a toy factory filled with creepy toy creations. This indie game delivers a chilling experience with tense and unnerving toy-based horror. When you explore the grimy halls and interact with the eerie toys, you’ll be on the lookout for any signs of danger. Poppy Playtime is an indie game that proves big scares can come from unexpected places.

These games will deliver the frights you seek this Halloween. From the isolated depths of space to the haunting corners of abandoned factories, this season isn’t all about costumes and candies. Sometimes it’s about the spine-chilling stories that will stay with you long after the final credits roll.