What are the best PC games to play on Halloween?

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    #1The Forest

    The Forest

    The Forest is a terrifying first-person survival horror simulator in which you can be a lone survivor of a passenger jet crash. You will have to survive in a forest full of dangerous cannibals. It also features a co-op mode.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4

    $19.99

    Israel Suárez
    Written on September 20, 2018
    "Cannibals on a deserted island usually spell "gorefest" for me, not a horror game with creepy-ass tribesmen. And if you think you've gotten used to it, prepare thine self for the sewn-together bodies of people, walking around like a muh'ffin spider and making noises that would keep you awake at night. Overall, this game is PERFECTLY executed, despite what the other guy below me says."
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    #2Outlast

    Outlast

    Outlast is a first-person horror action-adventure survival video game released in 2013. It was developed and published by Red Barrels and can be played on Windows, Mac, and Linux computers, and on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One gaming consoles.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Linux

    $19.99

    Kenneth Rice
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "Outlast is an almost five year old game but if you think that has stopped it you would be wrong. Do you like journalism, asylums, and stealth? Then this is the game for you. Content in the game are based on real world events and places and in my opinion that is a awesome feature. Plus, you do not fight! That's correct, as a journalist (the protagonist) you must run, hide, and sneak you way through the game. Definitely something different from what you can play in the mainstream. So if you are looking for survival horror I recommend you check out this game. "
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    #3The Binding of Isaac

    The Binding of Isaac

    The Binding of Isaac is an action-adventure and RPG game where you have to escape your deranged mother who wants to sacrifice you. It was developed and published by Edmund McMillen.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4

    $4.99

    Randy Howell
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "This is one of my favorite games of all time. It is not necessarily Halloween-themed, but it is a dark game that would be perfect for any occasion, including Halloween. There are lots of different monsters you must fight off with your tears. All of the levels are randomly generated and every play-through is different due to the hundreds of different items you can pick up. Awesome game."
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    #4Left 4 Dead 2

    Left 4 Dead 2

    Left 4 Dead 2 is the classic cooperative game in which four friends try to survive a zombie apocalypse. Developed by Valve, it has action and horror with a great proactive AI that changes and adapts according to the player's skills.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, Xbox 360, Linux

    $9.99

    Jacqueline Brown
    Written on September 20, 2018
    "Used to play this game a lot as a kid and it still doesn't get old. Though not as scary as the other ones on this list, it still holds that retro vibe, plus the fact that the environment is creepy enough by itself."
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    #5Alien: Isolation

    Alien: Isolation

    Alien: Isolation is a mixed action and adventure horror game where the player takes on the role of Ripley's daughter, searching for her lost mother. It is playable on PC, Mac, and Linux computers, and on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Mac, Linux, Gamefly

    $39.99

    Kyle Gardner
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "Well, it is Halloween again and I was looking for an interesting game to play with my son on Steam. As usual , Steam had a great selection and I found a game that interested me quickly. I found Isolation from the Alien series of games. It is another great game with an incredible mix of scary stuff and enough horror , blood and guts to make this Halloween a memory. "
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    #6Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

    Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

    Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is a first-person survival horror game produced by Capcom Co., Ltd. In the game, players assume the role of Ethan Winters, a young man who receives an email from a woman claiming to be Ethan's wife Mia. 

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $29.99

    Terry Schneider
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "If you're looking for a scary game to play (especially on Halloween) then it won't get much better than Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. As with all of the prior Resident Evil games, Biohazard continues on the tradition of scary and engrossing gameplay. One of the reasons this game is so good is that it is a survival horror game, which forces you to get into the mindset that you need to think long term. It's not just about killing zombies, you need to plan out what you are doing and find resources in order to make it from one day to the next. Awesome game, turn off the lights and turn up the volume and get ready to be scared."
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    #7Amnesia: The Dark Descent

    Amnesia: The Dark Descent

    Amnesia: The Dark Descent is a  horror, action and adventure game for Windows and Mac. Developed and published by Frictional Games, it explores the story in which the memories of the main character are slowly fading away.

    Games

    Windows, Mac, Linux

    $19.99

    James Brooks
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "Amnesia is a fun and scary game to play in the dark on Halloween. It is a first person exploration game where you cannot attack and you have to run and hide from enemies. There are a lot of scary events in the game and the atmosphere is very tense and frightening. It is great for Halloween if you want to be scared."
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    #8Corpse Party

    Corpse Party
    Corpse Party is an indie horror, adventure and RPG game originally created for PSP and was remade for Windows. It follows the story of a curse within a school that takes place during the welcoming of a new student. It was developed by GrisGris.
    Games

    Windows, Linux

    $14.99

    Diane Fisher
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "I lost track of time playing Corpse Party. While Corpse Party doesn't have jump scares it is creepy and it sucks you in. I found this one of the most immersive horror games and will stick in your mind long after Halloween is over."
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    #9The Evil Within

    The Evil Within
    The Evil Within is a horror action game created for various consoles. It introduces a world that was consumed by darkness and fear and the player would have to endure all of these in order to find the answer to the series of events.
    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $19.99

    Bryan Hanson
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "The Evil Within is the perfect game to play on Halloween. It's a horror games that has a dark and scary environment. It's survival based so you always feel that something is going to happen and are always scared to die."
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    #10Alan Wake

    Alan Wake

    Alan Wake is a horror, action-adventure RPG game developed and published by Remedy Entertainment. It is game that was meant to explore the mystery behind the loss of a loved one and the struggle of a man against his very own sanity.

    Games

    Windows

    $9.99

    Bruce Davidson
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "I haven't played this one, but it sounds like a lot of fun. Maybe I will download it later today."
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    #11Costume Quest

    Costume Quest
    A Halloween themed turn-based RPG created by Double Fine Productions. In this charming role-playing game, choose your hero and trick-or-treat through three beautiful environments full of Double Fine humour and story. Complete quests, build your party and collect costumes along the way that allow you to transform into powerful champions and take down the evil Repugians. This heroic holiday tale will capture the imaginations of kids and kids-at-heart.
    Games

    Windows, Mac

    $9.99

    Lauren Little
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "This game allows you to become a hero all the while why trick or treating for candy. You can make your way around three different lands and collecting costumes along the way. Become a hero and take down the evil Repugians. Every Halloween game needs a villian, and this will not disappoint along with many laughs, and kid friendly so enjoy yourself as you celebrate the Halloween season. "
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    #12Resident Evil 4

    Resident Evil 4

    Resident Evil 4 (or Biohazard 4) is a survival horror video game which Capcom developed and published as the 6th installment in the series of Resident Evil games. Available to play on various platforms.

    Games

    Amazon, Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    Check price

    Patrick Gutierrez
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "Resident Evil is a great series and they out did themselves again on this game. This version is also in HD and really brings the scary details to life. I have played this game many nights and it is a great game to play with friends on Halloween night."
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    #13Layers of Fear

    Layers of Fear
    Layers of Fear is a first-person psychedelic horror game where you'll take control of a painter whose purpose is to finish his masterpiece. Wander through a constantly transforming mansion in the Victorian-era and its ghastly visions.
    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    $19.99

    Howard Peters
    Written on September 28, 2017
    "This was an amazing game. I am a horror game enthusiast and even I found myself jumping out of my seat here and there. The fact that relatively little gore is needed for this game speaks volumes about how well done the atmosphere and content of the game is here. Would absolutely recommend!!!"
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    #14Fortnite

    Fortnite

    Fortnite is a free online action building game developed and published by Epic Games in 2017. It can be played on almost all known gaming platforms and has separate software packages with different game modes that share the same gameplay.

    Games

    Playstation 4, Xbox One, Windows, Mac, iOS, Nintendo Switch

    Free

    Dark- Msn
    Written on October 24, 2018
    "cause its the best game"

Summary

Best What are the best PC games to play on Halloween
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The ForestGames 21 Paid
2OutlastGames 21 Paid
3The Binding of IsaacGames 15 Paid
4Left 4 Dead 2Games 15 Paid
5Alien: IsolationGames 15 Paid
6Resident Evil 7: BiohazardGames 13 Paid
7Amnesia: The Dark DescentGames 13 Paid
8Corpse PartyGames 10 Paid
9The Evil WithinGames 8 Paid
10Alan WakeGames 7 Paid
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