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Escape the Backrooms
Escape the Backrooms

Adventure 11 August 2022

An exploration-focused FPP game based on a popular creepypasta. Escape the Backrooms is set in the titular Backrooms, which we must escape from while avoiding wandering monsters. The game supports singleplayer and co-op.

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Bloodborne
Bloodborne

RPG 24 March 2015

An action RPG and a spiritual successor to the bestselling Dark Souls series and its predecessor, Demon's Souls. The game was developed by their creator – Hidetaka Miyazaki – and his studio From Software. The plot takes us into a dark fantasy universe presented in a style reminiscent of the nineteenth-century Victorian era. Residents of a bleak metropolis called Yharnam are afflicted by a mysterious plague which turns people into ferocious beasts.

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Sons of the Forest
Sons of the Forest

Action 22 February 2024

Sons of the Forest is an FPP survival horror game and a sequel to The Forest from 2018. Once again, the work of Endnight Games takes place on a horrifying island inhabited by foul mutants.

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Resident Evil 4 (2005)
Resident Evil 4 (2005)

Action 11 January 2005

The fourth major installment of the cult series of survival horrors created by Capcom. In the game the player assumes the role of ex-cop Leon S. Kennedy, a character well known from the second entry in the franchise. As a special agent responsible for protecting the presidential family, he goes to Europe in order to find the missing daughter of the US president. The trail leads to a small village in Spain.

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Vampyr
Vampyr

RPG 05 June 2018

A dark action-RPG, whose story is set in the 20th century England. The title was developed by the French studio DONTNOD, known for games such as Remember Me and Life is Strange. The game takes place on the streets of London, during the infamous Spanish flu pandemic. We assume the role of a respected military surgeon who returns from a front lines to stop the spread of the plague.

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The Last of Us
The Last of Us

Action 14 June 2013

An action adventure game in a post-apocalyptic survival horror setting, created by the Naughty Dog developer studio (known mainly from the Uncharted series) and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The story of Last of Us takes place in the nearby future – 20 years after a mysterious plague decimated the humanity and led to the fall of civilization. Two people – smuggler Joel (controlled by player) and a teenage orphan, Ellie, try to survive in a world filled with dangers.

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Resident Evil 4 HD
Resident Evil 4 HD

Action 20 September 2011

A remastered edition of the fourth installment in the legendary Resident Evil series, regarded as the most important one in the franchise. The original title was published in 2005 on GameCube and PlayStation 2. In Resident Evil 4 you assume the role of Leon S. Kennedy, the famous policeman from the second installment, who travels to Spain in order to find the president’s lost daughter.

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Darkest Dungeon
Darkest Dungeon

RPG 19 January 2016

A dark fantasy cRPG developed by debuting studio Red Hook. The story is set in a dark, medieval-like universe. While exploring ruins of an old castle and its dungeons, you face off against forces of darkness that overwhelmed the land because of the reckless actions of its previous sovereign. As you delve into the depths, you discover the dark history of a family who brought the evil upon the world.

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Dredge
Dredge

RPG 30 March 2023

Dredge is RPG with horror elements, in which we control beginner fisherman. During the game we have to take care of business and deal not only with the forces of nature but also with monsters and cultists.

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Dying Light
Dying Light

Action 27 January 2015

An first-person perspective survival horror game, created by the Polish developer Techland, known for Dead Island and the Call of Juarez series, among others. The player assumes the role of a character who is trying to survive in a zombie-infested metropolis. The sandbox gameplay of Dying Light is divided into two phases. During the day, the game puts main focus on exploration and acquisition of raw materials and weapons, while at night players must face hordes of the living dead.

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Call of Cthulhu
Call of Cthulhu

Adventure 30 October 2018

Call of Cthulhu is a dark adventure game in a horror setting, based on the works of an American writer, H.P. Lovecraft. The game’s story is based on Lovecraft's fictional universe, first popularized by the, written in 1926 and published 2 years later, short story “Call of Cthulhu”.

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The Forest
The Forest

Action 30 April 2018

A first-person perspective (FPP) sandbox survival horror game. The Forest is the work of an independent studio SKS Games, known mainly for the smartphone hit, End Night. The player assumes the role of a sole survivor of a plane crash. The hero ends up on an isolated island far away from civilization, inhabited by a tribe of cannibalistic mutants. The gameplay focuses on the exploration of land (forest, caves, etc.), survival skills (building a shelter, searching for food, setting traps, etc.

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Resident Evil Village
Resident Evil Village

Action 07 May 2021

The eighth main part of the popular series of survival horrors developed by Capcom. Resident Evil Village continues the story of Ethan and his wife started in Resident Evil 7 and reapplies the FPP view.

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Darkest Dungeon II
Darkest Dungeon II

RPG 08 May 2023

The second installment of the cycle of grim RPGs, which was launched in 2016. The story told in Darkest Dungeon II focuses on the apocalypse and the hardships of a long, exhausting journey, while the gameplay is based on the mechanics known from the original. Players must, therefore, travel through gloomy locations, facing the dangers lurking there and taking care of the emotional state of the characters.

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Outlast
Outlast

Adventure 04 September 2013

A survival horror action adventure game. It is the debut project of the independent studio, Red Barrels, established by veterans of the gaming industry: David Chateauneuf, Philippe Morin, and Hugo Dallaire. Outlast’s story is set in an old asylum for mentally ill, adapted, by the Murkoff corporation, into a research center. Journalist Miles Upshur gets his hands on information that strange things occur in that place.

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Resident Evil VII: Biohazard
Resident Evil VII: Biohazard

Action 24 January 2017

Seventh major installment in the cult series of survival horrors created by Capcom and launched in year 1996 on the PlayStation console. Subsequent parts of this long-standing series concentrate on a battle the humanity wages against a deadly virus which transforms those it infects into bloodthirsty monsters. The players accompany several characters who appeared in various installments of Resident Evil over the years as well as in many side installments.

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Buckshot Roulette
Buckshot Roulette

Action 28 December 2023

An FPP horror game, largely based on the rules of the Russian roulette. Buckshot Roulette has us play against a terrifying croupier and instead of the revolver we use a 12-gauge shotgun. There are various items capable of changing the existing rules of the game.

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Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened
Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened

Adventure 11 April 2023

An adventure game developed by Frogwares studio, set in the convention of Lovecraftian horror. The project's codename, Palianytsia, is an insult to Russian speakers, who often can't pronounce the Ukrainian word correctly.

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The Last of Us: Part I
The Last of Us: Part I

Action 02 September 2022

The Last of Us is a third-person action game by Naughty Dog. The game is characterized by its cinematic nature, places great emphasis on the plot and the relationships between the characters, and is one of the highest-rated titles for PlayStation consoles.

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Sker Ritual
Sker Ritual

Action 18 April 2024

A cooperative FPP shooter, set in the universe of the game Maid of Sker. In Sker Ritual we play as brave men who face the hordes of monsters called the Silent People. Production was created with co-op in mind, but it also allows to play solo.

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The Outlast Trials
The Outlast Trials

Action 05 March 2024

A survival horror game and the third installment in the Outlast series, developed by Red Barrels. Unlike the previous games, The Outlast Trials supports both singleplayer and co-op for up to four players.

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The Evil Within 2
The Evil Within 2

Action 13 October 2017

A direct sequel to the successful survival horror, The Evil Within. Both titles have been developed under the watchful eye of Shinji Mikami, the author of such video game series as Devil May Cry and Resident Evil. In The Evil Within 2, players yet again assume the role of detective Sebastian Castellanos, who travels to a seemingly idyllic town in search for his daughter. What he does not know, however, is that the town hides a horrible secret.

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Alan Wake
Alan Wake

Adventure 14 May 2010

A psychological horror third-person action game inspired by the works of Stephen King. It was developed by Remedy Entertainment, the creators of the Max Payne series. The game’s protagonist is an author of widely-read novels who decides to go on vacation to the remote town of Bright Falls in hope of overcoming his writer’s block. After just a few days, Alan’s wife goes missing in unexplained circumstances and the writer sets out to find her.

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7 Days to Die
7 Days to Die

Action 25 July 2024 (early access since 16 August 2013)

A post-apocalyptic sandbox FPS developed by a debuting indie studio The Fun Pimps. The game takes you to a near future, when a nuclear war allowed a dangerous virus to spread across the entire world. The virus kills its victims in 7 days, as the title suggests, and turns them into bloodthirsty zombies. You play as one of the few not infected people, fighting for survival in Navezgane County, Arizona. 7 Days to Die allows you to freely explore its open world, adjusting the story to your actions.

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