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10 Best PS5 Horror Games That Will Give You Goosebumps

PS5 (PlayStation 5) offers a strong library of exclusives, a better UI, and an innovative controller. There are lots of entertaining spooky games that you can play on PS5. Here are some of the best spooky games that you can enjoy on PlayStation 5.

1. Resident Evil Village

Developed and published by Capcom, Resident Evil Village is a survival horror game slated for release on May 7, 2021. It's the 10th installment in the video game series Resident Evil. Played from a first-person perspective, it will include Resident Evil RE: Verse, a 6-player online multiplayer game. The inventory management system is the same as the one in Resident Evil 4, as it features a briefcase. Additionally, Resident Evil Village features a character called The Duke, who is a merchant selling healing items and weapons. It's set several years after Resident Evil 7.


2. Silent Hill

Silent Hill, a survival horror video game, was developed by Team Silent and published by Konami. It's the first major installment in the Silent Hill series. The game uses a third-person perspective; in pre-scripted areas, the camera can switch to other angles for a dramatic effect. It revolves around Harry Mason as he's searching for his missing adopted daughter in a town called Silent Hill. The player guides Harry through this monster-filled town to find Cheryl. The gameplay consists of puzzle-solving, exploration, and combat.


3. Five Nights at Freddy's

Set in a fictional pizza restaurant known as Freddy Fazbear's Pizza, this survival horror video game features point-and-click elements. Scott Cawthon is the developer and publisher of this game. In the game, the player assumes the role of a night security guard who has to complete their shift without getting jump scared by the animatronic animals inhabiting the pizza restaurant. The player can view various parts of the facility using security camera feeds, which can track any movement of the mobile animatronics.


4. Dying Light 2

Set in a decaying city, Dying Light 2 is an open-world zombie apocalyptic-themed ARPG developed and published by

Techland. It's the sequel to Dying Light, which was released in 2015.  Dying Light 2 begins 15 years after the events in Dying Light and stars a new protagonist known as Aiden Caldwell, who has a range of parkour skills. In the game, players can leap off from the edges, slide, and climb ledges. They can also wall run to quickly navigate the city.


5. Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home is a 2017 first-person horror adventure video game that was developed and published by Yggdrazil Group. The game follows Tim whose life has drastically changed after his wife's disappearance. The player has to uncover the mystery within his house and find Jane, Tim's missing wife. Home Sweet Home is about stealth and hiding and the horror elements in the game were drawn from Thai folklore.


6. Until Dawn

Until Dawn is an interactive drama horror game that was published by Sony Computer Entertainment and developed by Supermassive Games. In the game, the player controls eight young adults whose lives have been threatened. They go to an isolated winter resort located on top of a mountain. Someone is trying to kill the characters, so you have to explore the environment and find clues to help you solve the mystery.


7. Ghostwire: Tokyo

This spooky action-adventure video game was developed by Tango Gameworks. The publisher of Ghostwire: Tokyo is Bethesda Softworks. It's scheduled for release in October 2021. In the game, 99% of Tokyo's citizens have disappeared mysteriously, leaving otherworldly spirits called Visitors roaming around the city. Players can use various paranormal and psychic abilities to defeat Visitors. As you're fighting the Visitors, you will encounter a group that has Hannya masks, who will reveal everything about the mystery behind these strange events that occurred in the city.


8. The Evil Within

The Evil Within, a survival horror game, uses a third-person view and was developed by Tango Gameworks. Bethesda Softworks is the publisher of this game, and it centers on Sebastian Castellanos as he gets pulled through a distorted world filled with horrid creatures and nightmarish locations. The player has to battle disfigured nightmare-like enemies using melee weapons and guns. To progress through the levels you have to find collectibles and use stealth while avoiding traps.


9. In Sound Mind

This imaginative psychological horror uses a first-person view. In Sound Mind was developed by We Create Stuff and published by Modus Games. The game features unique boss fights and frenetic puzzles. The game starts with the player awakening in the corridors of a building; they find themselves in an unknown environment where they discover a series of victims who are also exposed to the same chemical. While searching for answers, bizarre visions appear and introduce a plethora of imposing horrors.


10. Outlast

Played from a first-person perspective, Outlast is a survival horror video game that was developed and published by a Canadian company called Red Barrels. You'll control Miles Upshur while he is investigating Mount Massive Asylum, a remote psychiatric hospital. The hospital is located in Leadville, Colorado, and it's overrun by homicidal patients. Most of the psychiatric hospital is unlit, so you have to use the lens of a camcorder that has night vision. The night vision mode is powered by batteries, so you have to look for more batteries when they die.

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