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FFD: What’re the scariest games or characters?

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BrendaThePumpkin

It’s very nearly Halloween, which here in South Africa is a mostly meaningless event – but it is a great excuse to dress like an idiot, be scared of things and do terrible, terrible things to pumpkins. Basically, it gives you a licence to be Darryn. In the spirit of All Hallow’s Eve, let’s discuss games and characters that frighten the bejeesus out of you.

I’ve been playing a bit of Outlast, and it’s really quite a damned chilling experience – mostly because you;re in an Asylum with nothing but a video-camera and a few hundred goddamned psychopaths. It creepy, but it’s not entirely scary.

One of the first games to give me the heebie-jeebies was the very first Resident Evil. It was soon after I got my first PlayStation, I was lying on my bed and i started playing. And not too long in to the game, just when turning a corner, a mutant dog jumped through a window and I screamed like a girl.

There’s also, of course, Clive Barker’s Undying, and all of its occult dealings – but the last game that really made me switch the thing off and say “Nope. Not today!” wasn;t a horror game itself – but a mission within the really damned excellent Vampire The Masquerades: Bloodlines. If you’ve played the game, you know exactly what I’m talking about.

Tell us though; what games or game characters just creep you the hell out?

Last Updated: October 25, 2013

170 Comments

  1. Admiral Chief Ninja

    October 25, 2013 at 10:36

    ROFL BRENDA THE PUMPKIN

    Reply

  2. Admiral Chief Ninja

    October 25, 2013 at 10:38

    Clive Barker’s Jericho, the character designs were really, really disturbing

    Reply

    • SaintsRowNigri

      October 25, 2013 at 10:54

      Jericho… That thing was bottled nightmare…

      Reply

      • Unavengedavo(aka. IceCreamMan)

        October 25, 2013 at 10:57

        Jericho was boring and predictable. I kaked myself when I played F.E.A.R

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        • SaintsRowNigri

          October 25, 2013 at 10:59

          No. One thing Jericho had was a great atmosphere. The whole time I played that thing was with the idea this will not end good…

          Reply

          • CypherGate

            October 25, 2013 at 11:53

            Yeah and the enemies could take A LOT of damage. It almost felt like your bullets couldnt really hurt them

    • Skyblue

      October 25, 2013 at 11:08

      Undying was far superior to Jericho in the “shit your pants” dept.

      Reply

    • CypherGate

      October 25, 2013 at 11:52

      Couldnt agree more. The character designs and the atmosphere is just disturbing to say the least. Couldnt really get into the game though. For some reason Fear 2 was quite scary (The first half) a few years back.

      Reply

    • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

      October 25, 2013 at 11:56

      Confession Bear time:

      I only ever played the demo of Clive Barkers Undying and never played Jericho.

      Reply

      • John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

        October 25, 2013 at 12:02

        Me too.

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        • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

          October 25, 2013 at 12:08

          I’m not alone!

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  3. Unavengedavo(aka. IceCreamMan)

    October 25, 2013 at 10:39

    Silent Hill
    The 1st and 2nd Resident Evil
    That mission in Vampires
    F.E.A.R

    And then this…

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    • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

      October 25, 2013 at 10:41

      Would you freaking stop!?

      Reply

      • Unavengedavo(aka. IceCreamMan)

        October 25, 2013 at 10:47

        O come on, you should have expected that one in a thread like this 😛

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        • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

          October 25, 2013 at 10:48

          Lol. Dude, I will find something to get you back

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          • Unavengedavo(aka. IceCreamMan)

            October 25, 2013 at 10:53

            Well, some one tried once and he ended up running to the toilet to throw up 😛

            I was eating Spaghetti bolognese in front of my PC at work the one day and he sent me a pictures from Rotten(dot)com, I continued eating while looking through the pictures and that’s when he just got up and ran…

            EDIT: Please do not go to Rotten(dot)com, usually I would lure anyone into shocking or disturbing them. But I would not want anyone to see the shit on that site!!!

          • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

            October 25, 2013 at 10:54

            0.0

          • NecroRince

            October 25, 2013 at 10:57

          • Ultimo_Cleric N7

            October 25, 2013 at 10:58

            NOOOOO!!!!!

          • NecroRince

            October 25, 2013 at 11:00

            I had to man, there is little that can compete with ol Ice Cream head, I had to get all Rebecca Black on him!

          • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

            October 25, 2013 at 11:43

            I give to you all

          • John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

            October 25, 2013 at 11:50

            Evil as f*&%

          • Unavengedavo(aka. IceCreamMan)

            October 25, 2013 at 11:00

            Rebecca Black is so last… uh… Friday

          • Ultimo_Cleric N7

            October 25, 2013 at 11:06

            Oh this is so much worse……wow….

          • NecroRince

            October 25, 2013 at 11:16

            It’s bad hey. My boet sent it a few days ago. I haven’t been the same since…

          • Aussious

            October 25, 2013 at 11:47

            Really!?

          • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

            October 25, 2013 at 11:11

            YOU! What have you done!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

          • John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

            October 25, 2013 at 11:12

            I hate you

          • John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

            October 25, 2013 at 11:11

            Oh please, take this….

          • Aussious

            October 25, 2013 at 11:46

            Good lord that is horrible…

          • John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

            October 25, 2013 at 11:49

            Try mine below. Much better.

          • NecroRince

            October 25, 2013 at 11:50

            NOOOOOOOOOOO!

          • John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

            October 25, 2013 at 11:51

            It’s better dammit!

      • NecroRince

        October 25, 2013 at 10:56

        I know!

        Reply

    • NecroRince

      October 25, 2013 at 10:56

      I HATE YOU so much right now!

      Reply

    • John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

      October 25, 2013 at 11:09

      I’m strangely becoming relaxed, am I losing it from having watched this too many times?

      Reply

  4. Craig Boonzaier

    October 25, 2013 at 10:40

    Creepy Little Girls, like FEAR.
    Also that mission in Vampire The Masquerades: Bloodlines, scared me shitless. Will always remember walking down a corridor and it a dead end and as you turn around that guy is standing there for split second, or that damned laundry room.

    chills……

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    • Ultimo_Cleric N7

      October 25, 2013 at 10:55

      Reminds me of the same thing that happened in Bishock. With the Houdini Splicer and the other guy in the frozen room…..had to change my shorts.

      Reply

      • MosselMayCry

        October 25, 2013 at 10:57

        hahaha I played that like 2 months ago!! Those houdini splicers are so sneaky! Even the sound of the Big Daddies created some suspense! Because you know it’s gonna be a tough fight!

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  5. Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

    October 25, 2013 at 10:40

  6. Alien Emperor Trevor

    October 25, 2013 at 10:40

    The game that creeped me out the most was the first Stalker. Fear also had a few good moments that made you jump.

    VtM Bloodlines – the hotel. That was epic.

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    • Admiral Chief Ninja

      October 25, 2013 at 10:42

      Heh, first Stalker, those bloody Poltergeists and Bloodsuckers!!!

      Reply

      • Alien Emperor Trevor

        October 25, 2013 at 10:50

        Now play it in the dark with headphones. I only did that once.

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        • Admiral Chief Ninja

          October 25, 2013 at 10:52

          At night, thunderstorm (both in game and IRL) and some bloodsucker jumps on you outside

          MADDAFAKKAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

          Reply

    • ToshZA

      October 25, 2013 at 11:05

      That mansion though. I loved it but with the volume up it made your skin crawl.

      Reply

    • John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

      October 25, 2013 at 11:10

      Okay, I’m buying VtM Bloodlines this weekend. That’s it.

      Reply

      • Alien Emperor Trevor

        October 25, 2013 at 11:13

        You won’t regret it. But like I said, get the community patch.

        Reply

        • John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

          October 25, 2013 at 11:14

          I shall!
          EDIT: Wait, does it work on Steam?

          Reply

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            October 25, 2013 at 11:23

            I think it does. I have it on actual CDs lol.

        • Skyblue

          October 25, 2013 at 11:51

          Yeah that game was broken as fuck when it was released.

          Reply

      • MosselMayCry

        October 25, 2013 at 11:33

        I am also convinced to buy this now!! $19.99 on steam. Cant find it anywhere else, would like a physical copy. :/

        Reply

        • John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

          October 25, 2013 at 11:35

          I’m getting on Steam, been lying on my wishlist too long.

          Reply

  7. Otto_ki

    October 25, 2013 at 10:45

    F.E.A.R that game still gives me shivers.

    Reply

    • ToshZA

      October 25, 2013 at 11:04

      Yes. Wow, I jumped so many times in that game its not even funny.

      Reply

    • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

      October 25, 2013 at 11:08

      Yes, that game was creepy as heck. The ladder scene? I needed a new pair of undies after that. The worst thing? My sister comes in to my room and speaks to me. I nearly ran a hole through the wall. I was like “DAFUQ!? The ghost girl came out the game!”

      Reply

      • Otto_ki

        October 25, 2013 at 11:13

        Was still living on a Farm in Natal when I first played FEAR, damn that game just multiplied in the scary factor.

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        • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

          October 25, 2013 at 11:15

          on a farm???? Dude, just… just no. I wouldn’t sleep for a week

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        • John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

          October 25, 2013 at 11:17

          You are a hero.

          Reply

      • Skoobaz

        October 28, 2013 at 10:57

        Hehe, Headphones, in the dark. Scary Scary! I remember that ladder scene. And also when the HUD did a weird shimmer type thing, with that static..( Shivers )

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  8. Lukas De Kock

    October 25, 2013 at 10:48

    Hands down. The Call of Cthulu

    Reply

    • Umar heartless

      October 25, 2013 at 11:14

      What a game, was a bit frustrating as those damn fish people have a keen sense of sight lol

      Reply

  9. SargonTheGreatPandaOfAkkad

    October 25, 2013 at 10:48

    The Console race is, by far, the most heinous breed of scary characters ever to grace the planet…

    OH. You didn’t mean in real life? My bad.

    My answer is: Pokemon. Freak me out now.

    Reply

  10. Christopher

    October 25, 2013 at 10:50

    The first Dead space and Amnesia for sure

    Reply

  11. MosselMayCry

    October 25, 2013 at 10:51

    I actually found Doom3 to be quite scary when it came out. I remember freaking out and killing one of those rhino type monsters with my flashlight!

    Reply

    • Alien Emperor Trevor

      October 25, 2013 at 10:53

      It was scary in the beginning, but then I learnt that every time you enter a room, immediately turn around to kill the monster that WILL spawn behind you, then proceed & kill the monster that spawns in front of you.

      Reply

      • Admiral Chief Ninja

        October 25, 2013 at 10:53

        Arrr, only in the beginning

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      • MosselMayCry

        October 25, 2013 at 10:54

        Yup! And whatever you do…dont run towards the health pack in an empty room!

        Reply

    • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

      October 25, 2013 at 10:53

      Lost a mouse because of that door that turns in to a face and lunges out at you.

      Reply

      • MosselMayCry

        October 25, 2013 at 10:55

        I made the mistake of playing it at night once. Only once.

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        • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

          October 25, 2013 at 10:57

          I had the logitech z5500 surround sound speakers and a dark room. Nope nope nope. Lights on. During the day. Only.

          Reply

    • SaintsRowNigri

      October 25, 2013 at 10:56

      The first time I played Doom 3 I started playing late afternoon. I lost all track of time, and soon it was dark.
      My fiance casually walks into the room and goes: “What’s for dinner?”
      Apparently I tried climbing into the damn monitor…

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      • MosselMayCry

        October 25, 2013 at 10:58

        hahaha omw I would literally flip the table!

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  12. Alien Emperor Trevor

    October 25, 2013 at 10:52

    System Shock 2 had a creepy environment. I’d HATE to see what the more organic levels would look like with modern graphics. And SHODAN taunting you the whole way.

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    • Admiral Chief Ninja

      October 25, 2013 at 10:53

      …and those invisi-spiders…

      Reply

    • Skyblue

      October 25, 2013 at 11:12

      System Shock 2 was creepy as hell. Could you imagine what a remake would be like with today’s hardware? They’d probably screw with the pacing though for today’s perceived market.

      Reply

      • John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

        October 25, 2013 at 11:15

        Never thought you’d be the guy who likes System Shock

        Reply

        • Skyblue

          October 25, 2013 at 11:24

          I am consistent in my views that nothing could be better than SS2, ever. I grew up as a sci-fi junkie and that game managed to combine the best elements of all the great movies I had to that point experienced and created several more to achieve pure gaming nirvana.
          IMO of course… *I don’t feel like burning heretics today but I know I put my firelighters here somewhere ;p*

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          • John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

            October 25, 2013 at 11:25

            I too am I sci-fi junkie. Well met.

      • Sageville

        October 25, 2013 at 11:16

        System Shock 2 was awesomesauce!

        Reply

  13. Gavin Mannion

    October 25, 2013 at 10:52

    I’m not a horror game player so I really can’t think of much to be honest… losing to Man Utd in FIFA had me in tears if that counts

    Reply

    • SaintsRowNigri

      October 25, 2013 at 10:54

      Shame, poor you…

      Reply

    • SargonTheGreatPandaOfAkkad

      October 25, 2013 at 11:00

      I feel your pain here.

      Reply

    • NecroRince

      October 25, 2013 at 11:01

      That wasn’t in a video game though was it? *Runs

      Reply

  14. Ultimo_Cleric N7

    October 25, 2013 at 10:53

    Pyramind Head in the Silent Hills series……that rape scene freaked me out the the first time I saw it.
    Alos, the Witch in Left4 Dead can make me jump when I dont expect to see her around a corner.
    Finally………Slenderman….that game…..seriously. Play that at night on your own. I dare you.

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    • Sir Rants-a-Lot Llew

      October 25, 2013 at 10:55

      With headphones

      Reply

    • Admiral Chief Ninja

      October 25, 2013 at 11:07

      Yeah, L4D has some moments

      Reply

  15. MosselMayCry

    October 25, 2013 at 10:53

    Also Alan Wake had its moments!

    Reply

    • ToshZA

      October 25, 2013 at 11:03

      Alan Wake was creepy man.

      Reply

      • TiMsTeR1033

        October 25, 2013 at 11:25

        was creepy as hell in many places!

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      • MosselMayCry

        October 25, 2013 at 11:28

        Indeed! Sometimes I couldn’t hear those random hillbillies running op to me!

        Reply

  16. Alien Emperor Trevor

    October 25, 2013 at 10:56

    Anyone remember the first time you ran into a Skaarj in Unreal? That was a good build up. You spent a few minutes running around with nothing to see except sounds, shadows & movement out the corner of your eye. Then you head down a passage that turns into a dead end, and when you’re half way back the lights start clicking out one by one…

    Reply

    • SaintsRowNigri

      October 25, 2013 at 10:58

      Them be some good scary moments right there.

      Reply

    • Skyblue

      October 25, 2013 at 11:07

      Played that Unreal stukkend. Best looking game in it’s day and had truly memorable environments. The Skaarj were pretty badass as well.

      Reply

  17. NecroRince

    October 25, 2013 at 10:56

    Scariest? I’l give you scariest!

    Reply

  18. NecroRince

    October 25, 2013 at 10:58

    First dead space. I was checking out the toilets making sure that ol @disqus_DoEH3TsffU:disqus wasn’t sniffing seats or whatever, and this shadow is cast by something running behind me. That set the tone for the rest of the game.

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    • Ultimo_Cleric N7

      October 25, 2013 at 11:00

      Yeah Deadspace was hectic

      Reply

    • Alien Emperor Trevor

      October 25, 2013 at 11:05

      You hang out in toilets to check up on other men? O_O

      Reply

      • NecroRince

        October 25, 2013 at 11:07

        Men is a very strong term when talking about this deviant I mention. I was sent by concerned citizens, and when I say citizens I mean Necromorphs.

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  19. NecroRince

    October 25, 2013 at 11:00

    Also Silent Hill had many terrifying characters…

    Reply

    • Aussious

      October 25, 2013 at 12:10

      Trauma!

      Reply

  20. ToshZA

    October 25, 2013 at 11:00

    Anything with clowns.

    Reply

    • SaintsRowNigri

      October 25, 2013 at 11:03

      Just for you then. (Refresh your browser)

      Reply

      • TiMsTeR1033

        October 25, 2013 at 11:24

        *SHIVERS IN FEAR*

        Reply

      • Unavengedavo(aka. IceCreamMan)

        October 25, 2013 at 11:34

        Pff, that is a kids party clown…

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        • ToshZA

          October 25, 2013 at 11:38

          They’re both effing scary man.

          Yours just has that extra hint of wtf?

          Reply

        • SaintsRowNigri

          October 25, 2013 at 11:42

          I take it you never read Stephen King’s IT have you?

          Reply

          • Unavengedavo(aka. IceCreamMan)

            October 25, 2013 at 11:43

            Nope, think I should get it in that case.

          • SaintsRowNigri

            October 25, 2013 at 11:46

            You should. Pennywise is waiting…

    • NecroRince

      October 25, 2013 at 11:05

      Dude. In Dead Space 3 there are these Nut Cracker Soldiers. I had a few weeks of kak sleeping so got some sleeping pills from the doc. Apparently a side affect experienced by those with immune systems of Gods sometimes hallucinate when taking them… I did. I woke up and saw a 6ft nut cracker soldier standing in the corner of my room clear as day. Thing was eye balling me. THAT beats clowns… 0-O

      Reply

      • Matthew Holliday

        October 25, 2013 at 11:15

        I share the same fear of Nutcracker soldiers, that some people share with clowns.
        so I feel that.
        watching the movie when I was a lightie, nightmares for days.

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  21. Matthew Holliday

    October 25, 2013 at 11:08

    The Suffering had me scared shitless back in 2004/5
    had to get a friend round to watch me play, so i could finish it.
    there was nothing subtle about that game, it was just blatant horror/thriller, none of the psychological bullshit.

    nothing else has really come close.
    penumbra, dead space, amnesia, nothing else really got me on edge.
    really surprised at the lack of Penumbra and Amnesia choices.

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    • Alien Emperor Trevor

      October 25, 2013 at 11:20

      I still need to play Penumbra & Amnesia. Backlog :/

      Reply

      • Matthew Holliday

        October 25, 2013 at 11:23

        not sure Id be able to get into games like that now, theyr too old, i missed the boat for alot of the playstation exclusives, like Metal gear solid and Resident evil, and i just couldnt imagine getting into them now…

        Reply

        • Alien Emperor Trevor

          October 25, 2013 at 11:26

          I don’t mind the old graphics really. I was playing Blake Stone the other day heh.

          Reply

  22. John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

    October 25, 2013 at 11:08

    First FEAR. Everything else was very watered down and Slender!

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  23. DaxterZA

    October 25, 2013 at 11:08

    Well back in the day Alma (F.E.A.R) made most people sheet their pants, so I would say back then she was the scariest!

    But today we dont really get scary characters in video games any more….its sad to be honest…

    I would love to see a new F.E.A.R game on the next gen consoles!! Hoping that they will stick to the style that F.E.A.R 1 was made!

    Reply

    • SaintsRowNigri

      October 25, 2013 at 11:45

      Yeah. I feel your pain. As a horror game junkie I am missing the good old days. F.E.A.R: Even the bloody unit name left no doubt in your mind…

      Reply

  24. SaintsRowNigri

    October 25, 2013 at 11:09

    Clive Barker’s Undying. Those god forsaken howlers. Dropping into that sewer with the piles of bones spawning skeletons like hell’s got diarrhoea… And Ye Gods… that screeching noise that skeletons made…

    Reply

    • Skyblue

      October 25, 2013 at 11:10

      Just mentioned it below. Agreed, was the scariest game for me.

      Reply

  25. Umar heartless

    October 25, 2013 at 11:13

    Silent Hill 1 and Hell Night are the most scariest games I have ever played. As for a specific character that is really scary, Silent Hill 4’s Walter Sullivan really gave me the chills

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    • TiMsTeR1033

      October 25, 2013 at 11:26

      Silent hill 1 on ps1 was flipping hectic when the radio went all mad!

      Reply

      • Umar heartless

        October 25, 2013 at 11:27

        The enitre game was hectic. Messes with your mind like no other

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        • TiMsTeR1033

          October 25, 2013 at 11:28

          True!

          Reply

  26. Sageville

    October 25, 2013 at 11:14

    I’ll freely admit that I’m 100% whuss when it comes to Horror games.

    I couldn’t play Doom 3 or Aliens vs Predator because they were so damn dark with lots of nasty shadows and always something jumping at your face, always with the jumping!

    FYI, seriously, I got scared from that animated movie called Beowulf, the monster there gave me frikken nightmares for weeks.

    So no, not the best person to ask about horror stuff.

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  27. Anon A Mouse

    October 25, 2013 at 11:15

    Phantasmagoria had me scared shi(r)tless.
    Alice wasn’t too bad
    Haunting Ground also had me hating creepy noises for a while.

    Reply

    • Umar heartless

      October 25, 2013 at 11:16

      Hauting Ground and Clock Tower on PS 2 was great

      Reply

  28. Umar heartless

    October 25, 2013 at 11:17

    Also the Siren series. Most Original Horror game I have EVER played and creepy as F***, If you havn’t played it…what is wrong with you!!!!

    Reply

  29. Kromas

    October 25, 2013 at 11:17

    The G-Man from HL. Call it fear of the unknown but every damn time I noticed him in HL1 I got quite stressed.

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  30. Kensei Seraph

    October 25, 2013 at 11:18

    Alma from F.E.A.R
    If I ever see a little girl with pale skin, long black hair who is wearing a red dress I’ll scream in terror and run.

    Reply

  31. John's (JJ's) Steaming backlog

    October 25, 2013 at 11:19

    Try Gary’s mod and then play the Slender mod with a bunch of people. Few things are as fun and hilarious as BEING the Slender man your self and scaring the crap out of people.

    Reply

  32. Craig Salter

    October 25, 2013 at 11:20

    think its time a dust off pain killer again

    Reply

  33. Her Highness the Hipster

    October 25, 2013 at 11:22

    this!

    Reply

  34. Umar heartless

    October 25, 2013 at 11:24

    So many good references here but…where are all the classics??

    Fatal Frame?
    Forbidden Siren?
    Rule of Rose?
    Clock Tower?
    Amnesia?
    Hell Night?
    Alone in the Dark?
    The Thing?

    I’m a huge Sad Panda right now

    Reply

  35. D@ngermouse

    October 25, 2013 at 11:24

    Vampire The Masquerades: Bloodlines: “The moon is a mysterious mistress who walks the night with demons of dread” enough said!
    Cold Fear had its moments & HL2 we dont go to ravenholm.

    Reply

  36. TiMsTeR1033

    October 25, 2013 at 11:24

    Those damn witches! from Left for DEAD!

    Reply

  37. Alien Emperor Trevor

    October 25, 2013 at 11:27

    We’re all forgetting Dark Souls.

    Reply

    • CaptainNemo42

      October 25, 2013 at 11:30

      Was about to say that. The New Londo Ruins is a proper scary place. First time you go in there you don’t know you can’t kill the stuff in there.

      Mind you. Just booting up that game is a scary thought.

      Reply

    • TiMsTeR1033

      October 25, 2013 at 11:32

      Really need to get Dark souls!

      Reply

  38. Devourer of Small Bunnies

    October 25, 2013 at 11:28

    YOU ARE ALL WRONG. Nemisis or a Licker. Fuck old school resi and giving me reasons to piss myself asleep.

    Reply

    • SaintsRowNigri

      October 25, 2013 at 11:36

      Alone in a house, borrowed my friends PS1. Got meself RE2. Licker falling from ceiling. Soiled pants. Yup

      Reply

      • Devourer of Small Bunnies

        October 25, 2013 at 13:19

        First encounter with them in racoon station 2nd floor on leons disk. I was so stunned I emptied out shells on anything and everything and died because I had no ammo left. Many a sad was had.

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  39. ElimiNathan

    October 25, 2013 at 11:32

    When Doom 3 came out that still takes the cake. I shat bricks playing it

    Reply

    • TiMsTeR1033

      October 25, 2013 at 11:32

      hahaha! I did too!

      Reply

    • MosselMayCry

      October 25, 2013 at 11:37

      Indeed. Many a brick was shat.

      Reply

    • Andre116

      October 25, 2013 at 13:08

      Same here. Used to play it for like 10min at a time then. Say to myself “screw this”. Switch off and walk away. Only to be back at it 5min later.

      Reply

    • Ir0nseraph

      October 25, 2013 at 15:50

      Yeah one of the few games where a bit of alcohol made it a bit easier to play.

      Reply

  40. TiMsTeR1033

    October 25, 2013 at 11:34

    This looks to take the cake when it comes out!

    Reply

  41. Johann

    October 25, 2013 at 11:36

    Undying scared the bejesus out of me the first couple of missions, but as soon as you get the big weapons nothing is scary anymore.

    Vampire the Masquerade, THAT mission was creepy but not really that scary. You’re a friggan vampire, things are supposed to be afraid of you.

    The only other one that I can think of was Call of Cthulu Dark corners of the earth. The part where you had no weapons and had to get away was nerve wrecking.

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  42. UnholyMunk

    October 25, 2013 at 11:38

    When I was young, I played Phantasmagoria… that was the scariest thing I’ve ever played! The Amnesia series also comes pretty damn close!

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  43. SaintsRowNigri

    October 25, 2013 at 11:40

    Splatterhouse 3. On Sega Saturn What am I saying: Sega Megadrive

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  44. fred

    October 25, 2013 at 11:43

    Almost every enemy in Dark Souls

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  45. Rags

    October 25, 2013 at 11:52

    The undead in Return to Castle Wolfenstein. I don’t know why but for some reason they creep the shit out of me.
    Doom III was also intense from the word go! What an epic experience that game was.

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  46. Aussious

    October 25, 2013 at 11:55

    This guy terrorized me during the PS1 days… Nemesis is still my favourite Resi game partly thanks to this guy stalking me every step of the way and of cause not so scary Jill Valentine (sigh)

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  47. boondocksaint87

    October 25, 2013 at 12:02

    Agree with loads of the titles, one I have not seen mentioned, Condemned Criminal Origins, cheap scares, but worked very well.

    Going back even further, this is where my love for scary things started I geuss… Old Jurassic Park dos game

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  48. oVg

    October 25, 2013 at 12:02

    ANOTHER WORLD 1992. That darn beast.

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  49. Aussious

    October 25, 2013 at 12:08

    Oooh and this crazy faq is the reason I never completed Silent Hill 2.

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  50. Andre116

    October 25, 2013 at 13:10

    Guessing your are talking about the haunted house mission in Vampire. We need a sequel to that.

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  51. A 2 Brute?

    October 25, 2013 at 13:20

    This guy from Dead Space. Eish, this guy….

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    • Blizzard-O-Skillful

      October 25, 2013 at 18:15

      Kind of reminds me of the flood from Halo 3.

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  52. Sk3tz0

    October 25, 2013 at 13:32

    Slender freaked me out.. then there was that one part in Doom 3 where that demon pops out of the dark corner.. oh also remember kakking myself in the First Resident Evil on PS1 when u walking in the Hall way and the fucking dogs jump through the window and chase u down..

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  53. Hillbillly Gamer

    October 25, 2013 at 13:40

    The ghosts of Metro 2033 this scene freak me out the most.

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  54. Wraith

    October 25, 2013 at 14:08

    Silent Hill 1. Those babies in the dark alley :(.

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  55. Blizzard-O-Skillful

    October 25, 2013 at 18:12

    Condemned 2: Bloodshot… That game scared me to death. http://ve3dmedia.ign.com/images/02/33/23341_normal.jpg

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  56. Nirith1ZA

    October 25, 2013 at 20:19

    The Call of Chuthulu was a really disturbing game. It even gave you a psyc report after the game about your mental state of mind

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  57. Johan du Preez

    October 27, 2013 at 17:08

    The most scary game for me is the first F.E.A.R when you least expect it Alma pops up in your face. First game I had to put of to center myself again.

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