Halloween’s over, but just like parched soil in a barren desert that can’t be sated with scant rain, we are still thirsty for some horror experiences to share. Immerse yourself in a dark tale of horror with some of the horror games best rated for pc this year on steam.

Start your journey from the devastated and extinct world in “Back 4 Blood” running from – The Ridden; to fighting and eradicating a village filled with mutant creatures while searching for your daughter Rose in “Resident Evil Village.”

Solve frantic puzzles while fighting unique bosses in the sphere of our minds in “In Sound Mind” or travel between realities wielding the power of your psychic abilities in “The Medium.”

Each journey will get your blood pumping, and you are free to choose the nightmares you want to traverse with varying layers of fear through these horror games.

Resident Evil Village

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When it comes to downright eerie and gut-wrenching gameplays, the Resident Evil franchise is second to none.

May it be the previous Resident Evil 7: Biohazard or the other games in the series, as they are always a notch ahead of each other in scaring us to death.

But this time Capcom outdid themselves with the latest sequel of the series – The Resident Evil Village, an indispensable classic and a perfect mix between the Survival Horror-oriented parts and the gunplay-oriented games of the Resident Evil series.

Resident Evil Village extends the story after the horrifying events of Resident Evil Biohazard 7, amid which our main protagonist – Ethan Winters, a system engineer from Los Angeles, was caught up in the incident at the Dulvey Haunted House.

Gear up and follow the man as he starts his quest to rescue his daughter Rose and to hunt down his wife’s supposed killer.

  • Game Genre: Survival Horror
  • Available On: PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox One/X/S, Stadia

Minimum Requirements:

  • System : Windows 10, 64-bit
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 3 1200 or Intel Core i5-7500
  • Memory : 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 560 with 4GB VRAM or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4GB VRAM
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Sound: DirectX compatible
  • Free Space: 50 GB available space

Back 4 Blood

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The creators of the – Left 4 Dead franchise are back again with another hair-raising and heart-gripping post-apocalyptic themed game – Back 4 Blood.

Welcome to a world in which ‘Ridden‘ cast horror in the hearts of the masses, devouring and ripping apart whatever remains of a once flourished civilization, a world where humans are virtually at the edge of extinction with their lives hanging by a thread.

Back 4 Blood, being a game of the Online CO-OP FPS genre, allows you to play both as a Human or Ridden( Back 4 Blood Zombies), where you can play with or against other players as well as your environment.

  • Game Genre: First-person shooter, Survival Horror
  • Available On: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One/X/S

Minimum Requirements:

  • System: Windows 10, 64-Bit
  • Processor: i5-6600 (3.3 GHz) or AMD Ryzen 5 2600 (3.4 GHz)
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce™ GTX 1050 Ti or AMD® Radeon™ RX 570
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Sound: DirectX compatible
  • Free Space: 40 GB available space

The Medium

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The Medium, a riveting psychological horror that revolves around the spirit guide – Marianne as she travels to an abandoned communist resort in hopes of unearthing the origin of her unique psychic abilities.

Journey with her as she unveils the heinously disturbing enormities locked inside the resort’s walls, depicting its hideous past.

The Medium game tends to lead the users in a dreadful cacophony of the spirit world and the material world, subsequently letting you experience the dual-reality of the two worlds and their disturbing secrets.

Wield your psychic abilities to travel between realities, investigate places, create energy shields and deliver powerful spirit blasts, all in the hopes of surviving the encounters with The Maw – a monster born of an unspeakable atrocity.

  • Game Genre: Psychological Horror
  • Available On: PS5, PC, Xbox Series X/S

Minimum Requirements:

  • System: Windows 10, 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-6600 or AMD Ryzen™ 5 2500X
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: @1080p NVIDIA GEFORCE® GTX 1650 Super or GTX 1060 or Radeon™ R9 390X
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Sound: DirectX compatible, headphones recommended
  • Free Space: 55 GB available space

In Sound Mind

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In Sound Mind, a new imaginative psychological horror experience from the creators of the renowned cult classic Nightmare House 2.

Solve frantic puzzles and fight unique bosses as you traverse a series of unsettling memories on your journey within the inner workings of one place you can’t seem to escape – your mind.

Players wake up as Desmond Wales in an eerie old building in the town of Milton Haven, with no idea how they get there.

Roam through the twisted workings of a human mind as you explore the unsettling memories of your patients with your sanity in question; you have no choice but to rely on your instinct …..and a cat named Tonia.

  • Game Genre: Psychological Horror
  • Available On: PC, NS, PS5, Xbox X/S

Minimum Requirements:

  • System: Windows 7, 64-bit
  • Processor: Core i5-4460 or AMD FX-6300
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon R9 280
  • DirectX: Version 9
  • Sound: DirectX Compatible
  • Free Space: 20 GB available space

Little Nightmares 2

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Embark on a journey full of suspense and adventure in Little Nightmares 2, riddled with the evils of a rotten dark world.

Run from the bloodthirsty hunters, in addition to the bloated doctor crawling on the hospital ceilings, just to find the mastermind behind the transmission and distortion of the Pale City.

To Stop Six from fading into nothingness in this world of nightmares, you play as Mono, a young boy trapped in a world being distorted by the humming of The Signal Tower.

  • Game Genre: Horror Adventure, Puzzle-Platformer
  • Available On: PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox One/X/S, Stadia, NS

Minimum Requirements:

  • System: Windows 10, 64-Bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2300 or AMD FX-4350
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 570, 1 GB or AMD Radeon HD 7850, 2 GB
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Sound: DirectX Compatible
  • Free Space: 10 GB

This marks the end of our journey today in the fields of horror, with some of the best horror games on pc released this year. Nevertheless, our tale is far from over, as we prepared a list of all the strategy games best rated this year as a parting gift.