Zombies. The Pyramid Head. Necromorphs. Plus other unspeakable horrors that want you dead are the regular types of terrifying beasts that haunt you in the best survival horror games.
Since the term was originally coined for the original 1996 release of Resident Evil, an avalanche of survival horror titles has hit the scene. But even before Capcom's classic franchise scared everyone half to death, games like 1989's Sweet Home and 1992's Alone in the Dark laid the blueprint for what survival horror games are supposed to be. The 36 titles we're about to celebrate on this list represent the epitome of quality games in the thriving sub-genre of action/adventure experiences.
These titles are perfect for an October playlist or just a terrifyingly good time while you're playing them in the dark at any time of the year.
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