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Best Horror Games of 2022

Best Horror Games of 2022

    Last Updated on May 26, 2023

The best horror games always come with unexpected costs to your sanity. However, you can make up those losses for the amount of gameplay that you do. Since it’s the end of the year, we’re giving you our top three horror games for 2022.

We’re not going to talk about just any game. There are plenty of horror games with whole communities backing them. One good example of a horror game with a large community is Phasmophobia, but it’s not the game we’re after here.

The games we’re looking for need to have a vision that makes us doubt either humanity or what is evil. So, we’re starting this list with the scariest horror games like that. If you want to read more articles about our top favorite things, go to our website to find more.

A dead person by the Stay Away sign in the Best Horror Games: Dying Light 2

Dying Light 2 Stay Human

One of our favorite games is Dying Light 2, which the developer and publisher, Techland, released on February 4, 2022. Players gave plenty of positive feedback about how Techland did a superb job. 

The game sets you in a world full of zombies, but instead of trying to bash all the heads you can find, it focuses more on the parkour side. It is what made the original Dying Light stand out in 2015, and the devs set on revolving the gameplay around it.

What more could you ask for in a game like this? Even PC players consider it one of the best in their genre.

Three figures from Ghostwire: Tokyo

Ghostwire: Tokyo

Although this game is not much of a part of the horror genre, it sets a new twist in the action-adventure category. The game Ghostwire: Tokyo took the world by storm with stunning visuals and gameplay design.

Bethesda released the game on March 25, 2022, as a one-year timed exclusive for the PlayStation 5. It makes sense why this game is one of the most sought-after games for next-gen consoles. What’s lacking in jumpscares makes up for puzzles and clever storytelling.

Mannequins from the Dark Pictures Anthology: The Devil In Me

The Dark Pictures Anthology: The Devil in Me

One of the new horror games released this year is The Devil In Me. It marks the fourth and final installment of the Dark Pictures Anthology Season One. Like the previous games, it allows you to enjoy five playable characters.

Supermassive Games outdid themselves again as they developed a masterpiece to shake your core. Bandai Namco Entertainment released the game on November 18, 2022. If you want a great horror experience, you should play this game.

That’s all for our list of the best horror games of 2022. More options for horror games are coming next year in 2023, and we’re excited to be scared. How about you? What games are you looking forward to next year?

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Dan Reyes

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