Top 5 horror games you should play in 2022

Horror has always been a niche genre, as it features grotesque creatures, gory gameplay, and jump scares that often haunt you long after you’ve finished playing.

These heart-raising features coupled with some really fun gameplay can result in sweaty palms and an adrenaline rush that keeps many of us coming back for more.

We have curated a list of horror games that range from survival, action and adventure, to interactive and puzzle horrors that are sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.

Our top five horror game recommendations that you should consider playing in 2022 are listed below.

The Quarry

The Quarry is an interactive horror game that follows a group of teen counselors at Hackett’s Quarry who have the camp to themselves for one final night — no rules, adults, or annoying little kids.

However, their party plans unravel into an unpredictable night of horror.

This thrilling cinematic game will give you control over the fates of all nine camp counselors with life-or-death decisions around every turn.

The choices you make will determine how the story unfolds and there are 186 different possible story outcomes.

The Quarry is available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC via Steam.

Resident Evil Village

Resident Evil: Village is set a few years after the horrifying events in Resident Evil 7 Biohazard.

This all-new storyline begins with Ethan Winters and his wife Mia living peacefully in a new location, free from their past nightmares — or so they thought.

Village doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to horror, as it presents players with a gothic-themed village that is filled with terrifying monsters and ghouls of every kind.

Resident Evil: Village is available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC via Steam.

Metro Exodus

Metro Exodus is an epic, story-driven first-person shooter from 4A Games that blends deadly combat and stealth with exploration and survival horror in one fully immersive game experience.

Players will step into the boots of Artyom, a Spartan Ranger tasked with leading a band of other rangers on a journey across post-apocalyptic Russia in search of a new life in the East.

This journey will test your nerve as you face off against mutated beasts and paranormal horrors that lurk in the Russian wilderness.

Metro Exodus is available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC via Steam.

The Evil Within 2

The Evil Within 2 is a survival horror video game developed by Tango Gameworks and published by Bethesda.

Players will step into the shoes of detective Sebastian Castellanos who has lost everything—including his daughter, Lily.

To save her, players must rely on their wits to survive and fend off horrifying threats that emerge from around every corner as you descend into the nightmarish world of STEM.

The Evil Within 2 is available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam.

Little Nightmares II

As the sequel to the 2017 title Little Nightmaresthis game doubles down the creepy and terrifyingly eerie children’s story world.

Little Nightmares II is a suspense-driven adventure game in which you play as Mono, a young boy trapped in a world that has been distorted by an evil transmission.

Mono sets out to discover the dark secrets of The Signal Tower which he believes is the source of the transmission.

This game will take players on a beautiful and terrifying journey that is sure to give you little nightmares of your own.

Little Nightmares II is available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam.

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