Jazz up your evening with some of the most underrated psychological horror games on Steam! Check them out here:
You’re probably here because you’re sick of seeing all those classic horror games full of jump scares. If you’re looking for a new variety of horror games, why not try out psychological horror games? It relies heavily on the mental, emotional and psychological factors of the audience which is far more disturbing as any other horror games.
Get ready to spook the hell out of your evening ‘cuz luckily for you, we’ve compiled some of the most underrated psychological horror games on Steam. Beware though, you might wet your pants because it’s CREEPY AF. So the faint-hearted are not allowed We’re not kidding! If you’re gutsy enough, then be our guest and check out this list:
#1 Sally Face
Release date: December 15, 2016
This psychological horror game follows the story of a boy with a prosthetic face and a tragic past named, Sal. You’ll be tasked to unravel sinister mysteries by interacting with Sal’s virtual world and his nightmares. Proceed with caution because there might be some tasks that need a little head-scratching!
Release date: January 12, 2017
Set in the fictitious world during the 1960s, Detention is a Taiwanese psychological horror game, boasting its unique graphics and gaming experience. It focuses on two students who found themselves lost in a haunted school located in a remote area. What makes Detention more terrifying is the religious element it has like Asian mythology, which is rarely used in games.
#3 Adam – Lost Memories
Release date: August 11, 2019
Adam – Lost Memories is a disturbing game revolving on the creator’s personal experience with child abuse. Based on a real story, true fear is not from fictitious zombies chasing you and trying to eat your brains, rather, it’s from when you’ve experienced a person’s real suffering through a game. The creator’s purpose for this game is to let others know the terror he’d felt during the years of his child abuse.
#4 Silver Chains
Release date: August 6, 2019
After his car hit a tree in a stormy night, Peter wakes up in an old abandoned mansion, somewhere in England. Silver Chains is about Peter who found himself trapped in a not-so abandoned house. While trying to find a way out of the house, Peter has to uncover the dark secrets of what has happened in this place. Talk about those realistic ghoulish figures, yikes!
#5 Doki Doki Literature Club!
Release date: September 22, 2017
Oh, you thought this game was just about cutesy high school teenage girls? Well, you’re gravely wrong. Doki Doki Literature Club! is a spine-chilling anime visual novel which definitely surprises its audience. During the first part of the game, it’s all fun and games until an eerie incident happens. It definitely falls under the psychological horror genre!
All in all, with so many horror games on Steam, it’s so easy to miss out on some precious gems. So we’re here to round up only best of the best games for you! Stay tuned for more!
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