Everything that smells horror lately it seems that sells well, friends. Ranging from films, TV series, short films, and even games.

Horror is also not a new genre in the game. Many horror games have legendary titles that are always made sequels.

We will see Resident Evil, Dead Space, Fatal Frame, Outlast, and many more. Because of its popularity, horror games on consoles are now also made into PC games to reach all fans.

Well, ApkVenue wants to give you a horror PC game recommendation that is so scary it will make you directly hide under the blanket, friends.

Curious? Continue to follow this article!

The Scariest Horror PC Game That Makes You Goosebumps in 2019

Maybe you think with the small size of a PC monitor when compared to television, horror games on PCs won’t be as scary as games on consoles.

That is a wrong thought because ApkVenue dared to say from experience because it was still scary, friends, especially with the existence of VR technology.

If you are still unsure, here ApkVenue will discuss 10 scary horror PC games that make you shudder! You won’t be able to sleep well after playing the following game.

1. Resident Evil 2 Remake (2019)

Which zombie game lovers don’t know this legendary horror game? Original Resident Evil 2, originally only released for the Playstation 1 platform.

But in early 2019, Capcom, as the developer and publisher of Resident Evil 2 released this game for the PS4 platform, XBOX One, and of course on PC.

This horror PC game has story which is exactly the same as the original game, but with graphics and gameplay which is much more sophisticated.

The uniqueness of this horror PC game is that there are puzzles that players must solve in order to complete the mission.

Resident Evil 2 Remake tells about the protagonists, Leon F. Kennedy and Claire Redfield, who have to fight out of Racoon City which is already surrounded by zombies.

Affairs jumpscare Don’t ask, friends. This horror PC game successfully presents ambience gripping accompanied by sounds that make you panic.

Resident Evil 2 Remake has 92% positive reviews on Steam, you know. Gokil!

DetailsMinimum Specifications
OSWINDOWS 7, 8.1, 10 (64-BIT)
ProcessorIntel Core i5-4460 or AMD FX -6300
Memory8GB RAM
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon R7 260x with 2GB Video RAM
Storage26 GB

2. Aliens: Isolation (2014)

Never watched a movie Alien 1979? How do you feel when watching? Fear, disgust, tension, shock, all mixed up into one.

The legendary film has now been adapted into a horror PC game that makes you unable to breathe freely when playing it.

Gameplay This game is not like Resident Evil 2 Remake where you can kill enemies around you easily.

Instead, this survival horror game requires you to run from anyone or anything you meet. Either that is a human, human-shaped robot or so-called synthetic, and certainly Alien, the friends.

The plot connects with the Alien film. The protagonist of this game is Amanda Ripley who found out the news of his mother who disappeared 15 years ago on a spaceship.

Graph and sound effect Alien: Isolation no kidding, friends Realistic images and terrible sound effects make you want to quickly press Alt + F4.

Cool again, this game does not require high specs to play, friends. Even with a potato PC, you can still try this legendary horror PC game.

Alien: Isolation got a positive response from 96% of players on Steam, you know!

DetailsMinimum Specifications
OSWindows 7 (32bit)
Processor3.16Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
Memory4 GB RAM
Graphics1GB (AMD Radeon HD 5550 or Nvidia GeForce GT 430)
Storage35 GB

3. Layers of Fear (2016)

Layers of Fear is a horror PC game that tells the story of a mentally ill painter. This game has a genre psychological horror.

The player’s job is to investigate what happened to the painter by solving the mystery that is in his paintings.

Like other horror games, here you will explore the painter’s house and have to look for clues to answer the puzzle.

Like other games on this list, there will be a jumpscare that makes you surprised and scared, friends.

The sound of crying, broken glass, scary paintings, assisted by the atmosphere of an ancient house in the rain will make you even more horrified.

Layers of Fear received 87% positive reviews on Steam. Really good!

DetailsMinimum Specifications
OSWindows 7 (32bit)
ProcessorIntel Core2 Quad Q8400
Memory4 GB RAM
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 1GB / Radeon R7 250X 1GB
Storage5 GB

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4. Outlast 2 (2017)

Outlast 2 is a sequel to Outlast 1 which is no less scary. The protagonist of this game is a cameraman named Blake Langermann.

Blake must survive in a desert in Arizona, after the helicopter he was riding with his wife, Lynn, and the pilot, mysteriously crashed.

Still the same as Outlast, in this PC horror game, you only have capital camcorder with night vision to see in the dark.

The second outlast is more sinister because it elevates elements of heresy that certainly makes the hair stand on end.

If Outlast 1 requires you to hide and run away from the pursuit of enemies to finish the game, in Outlast 2, you must save Lynn to be able to successfully complete it.

Outlast 2 gets 89% positive reviews from players on Steam, you know.

DetailsMinimum Specifications
OSWindows Vista / 7/8/10, 64-bits
ProcessorIntel Core i3-530
Memory4 GB RAM
Graphics1GB VRAM, NVIDIA Geforce GTX 260 / ATI Radeon HD 4870
Storage30 GB

5. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (2017)

It seems incomplete if you do not include this game in the list of the most horrifying horror PC games. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is a masterpiece created by Capcom.

This game feelthe difference is very different from other Resident Evil games. This game is the only Resident Evil game that uses perspective first-person.

You will play Ethan Winters who is looking for his missing wife for 3 years named Mia. Ethan’s search took him to the Baker family home in Louisiana.

Without Ethan knowing, the Baker family had turned into scary monsters that were always after him. Ethan must survive the invasion of the Baker family and look for Mia.

The graphics of this horror PC game, no doubt, friends. Despite presenting new experiences, Resident Evil 7 managed to execute it very well.

Not surprisingly, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard gets positive reviews as many as 91% of people on Steam.

DetailsMinimum Specifications
OSWINDOWS 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-BIT Required)
ProcessorIntel Core i5-4460, 2.70GHz or AMD FX -6300 or better
Memory8GB RAM
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon R7 260x with 2GB Video RAM
Storage24 GB

6. Dead Space 3 (2013)

Dead Space 3 invites you to experience horror in outer space like Alien: Isolation.

The difference, this one horror PC game allows you to fight all the enemies you face.

In this 3rd franchise, you still play Isaac Clarke the protagonist.

The enemy in this game is still the same, namely Necromorph, a hybrid human corpse with aliens and Unitological inner circle forces.

In this game, you also have to be wise in using gun bullets because the amount is limited. There is a weakness in Necromorph that you can use to complete Dead Space 3.

Although counted as a game old school, but jumpscare and gameplayit’s not cheap, friends. Necromorph which looks really scary will make you panic and shock.

Dead Space 3 received positive reviews from 82% of players on Steam.

DetailsMinimum Specifications
OSMicrosoft Windows XP SP2 or Vista
Processor2.8 GHz or faster
Memory1 GB RAM or more for Windows XP (2 GB for Vista)
GraphicsDirectX 9.0c compatible video card, Shader Model 3.0 required, 256MB or better
Storage7.5 GB

7. Evil Within 2 (2017)

This horror PC game is a masterpiece Shinji Mikami, father of the legendary Japanese horror survival game.

After leaving Capcom, Mikami founded Tango Gameworks which spawn Evil Within 1 & 2.

Evil Within 2 continues the story of its first game, detective Sebastian Castellanos who had been trapped in a nightmare machine and finally freed in Evil Within 1.

In this second series, Sebastian has a mission to save his daughter who is trapped inside Mobius’ STEM machine. Sebastian must once again enter the world of nightmares and survive there.

Developers seem to upgrade this game compared to previous games.

By providing more qualified graphics, gripping effects, and monsters that make even more horrifying, making this game one of the most scary.

This horror PC game provides options for those of you who find it difficult to play Evil Within 1 by reducing the level of difficulty in the game.

But if you want to try a challenge, you can also choose the level of difficulty ‘Nightmare’. Of course, with increasing difficulty, the enemy will be more aggressive and dangerous.

Evil Within 2 received positive reviews from players by gaining an 87% rating on Steam.

DetailsMinimum Specifications
OSWindows 7 / 8.1 / 10 (64-bit versions)
ProcessorIntel Core i5-2400 / AMD FX-8320 or better
Memory8GB RAM
GraphicsNVIDIA GTX 660 2GB / AMD HD 7970 3GB or better
Storage40 GB available space

8. F.E.A.R. (2005)

If you ever think that with enough weapons and protectors you don’t need to be afraid of ghosts, your thinking is wrong, friends!

In the FPS horror game titled F.E.A.R.You will play a role as a member of a special force of the same name whose job is to fight terrorist acts Paxton Fettel.

It was explained that Fettel was an experimental guinea pig that gave him the power of telepathy, a friends.

In your adventure, you will also become a victim of supernatural events that seem to revolve in a mysterious girl named Alma.

In addition to the thick elements of horror, games F.E.A.R. also presents a fun shooting action but unfortunately, your weapons will not be able to help you in front of Alma.

Because this game is a bit old, you don’t need any god specifications that make this game suitable for those of you who are looking for a lightweight PC ghost game.

With a 94% positive review on Steam, the quality of this one game is unquestionable.

DetailsMinimum Specifications
OSWindows XP, x64 or 2000
ProcessorPentium 4 1.7 GHz
Memory512MB RAM
Graphics64MB GeForce 4 Ti or Radeon 9000 video card
Storage17 GB available space

9. The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan (2019)

Despite the name like this, in this game you will not deal with the people of Medan but indeed this game contains references to the history of Indonesia in the Dutch colonial period.

In this game, you will play a group of friends who must save themselves from the ghost ship inherited from the Dutch colonial era named Ourang Medan.

Even though this game can be played alone, Man of Medan also has fashion multiplayer where you and your friends will play different characters, friends.

You and your playmates will be required to make several choices that can influence the ending of each character’s story.

With the fashion multiplayer, Man of Medan can be a great choice for those of you who are looking for online PC horror games.

ApkVenue personally considers quality jumpscare here is very excited and this game now has a 91% rating on Steam.

DetailsMinimum Specifications
OS64-bit Windows 7
ProcessorIntel Core i5-3470 or AMD FX-8350
Memory8GB RAM
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti or AMD Radeon HD 7870
Storage80 GB available space

10. Amnesia: The Dark Descent (2010)

Like Alma’s figure in F.E.A.R., PC horror games are even scarier if the enemy makes us not move, like in a horror game underrated this one.

In Amnesia: The Dark Descent, you play the role of Daniel who suddenly woke up in a castle called Brennenburg with amnesia.

Unfortunately, Daniel was also chased by a supernatural creature named The Shadow and a swarm of monsters inside the castle.

It was not finished yet there was the tragedy that befell Daniel because he was also very afraid of darkness and had an unstable mental state, friends.

If you spend too long in the dark and see the monsters directly around, Daniel’s level of sanity will decrease which will lead to spooky hallucinations.

The Shadow and the monsters here you can’t fight and you can only escape which makes this game even scarier.

When it was first released, this game immediately became a byword and was very popular among people YouTuber because it always provokes a hysterical response.

Until now, this game is also still considered the most horrifying PC horror game and has a 95% rating on Steam, the friends.

DetailsMinimum Specifications
OSWindows XP / Vista / 7
Processor2.0Ghz
Memory2GB RAM
GraphicsRadeon X1000 / GF 6
Storage3 GB available space

The final word

Thus the article about 10 scary horror PC games that makes you want to get out of the game so scary.

If you are looking for a horror game that has a local flavor, you can try to check the Indonesian PC horror game that ApkVenue has discussed, friends!

Do you have opinions about other horror PC games that are more scary? Write in the comments column, yes!