Horror Classic Games and Abandonware

Doom

Doom is the legendary first-person shooter created by Id Software and released for DOS in 1993. It was Id Software’s follow-up to their genre-defining Wolfenstein 3D. This was the first game to popularize...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-11-19 Tags: horror sci-fi/futuristic shooter

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers is a point-and-click puzzle-solving adventure game written, designed by Jane Jensen and published by Sierra On-Line in 1993. It is the first game of the Gabriel Knight...

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-11-22 Tags: detective/mystery horror puzzle-solving

Blood

Blood is a first-person shooter with horror elements, which uses the Build engine.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-01-22 Tags: horror shooter

Alone in the Dark

Alone in the Dark is a survival horror game developed by Infogrames Europe and published by I-Motion in 1992. It was initially released for DOS, but was later ported to several other platforms. As the...

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: puzzle-solving survival horror

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark is a survival horror starring the actress Cassandra Peterson as Elvira the witch, developed by Horrorsoft and released by Accolade in 1990 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2016-03-01 Tags: horror real-time

System Shock

System Shock is a first-person shooter with puzzle-solving and role-playing elements developed by Looking Glass Technologies and published by Origin Systems in 1994 for PC MS-DOS, later for Macintosh.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: cyberpunk/dark sci-fi horror puzzle-solving shooter

Prisoner Of Ice

Prisoner of Ice is an H.P. Lovecraft inspired graphic adventure game developed and published by Infogrames in 1995 for DOS and Mac. It is primarily based on the novel At the Mountains of Madness. It is...

Year: 1995 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-02-03 Tags: horror puzzle-solving novel

The Legacy: Realm of Terror

The Legacy: Realm of Terror is a role-playing game with adventure elements created by Magnetic Scrolls and published by MicroProse in 1992 in Europe, one year later in North America. The game is really...

Year: 1993 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2017-02-07 Tags: detective/mystery horror puzzle-solving real-time

Hugo's House of Horrors

Hugo's House of Horrors is an adventure game developed by Gray Design Associates and published in 1990 for PC MS-DOS. The mechanic is quite similar to Sierra-stile adventures (such as King's Quest).

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: horror

Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet

Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet is an adventure game based on H. P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu novels, developed and released by Infogrames in 1993. The game cannot be played with mouse, only with keyboard....

Year: 1993 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-05-08 Tags: horror

Alien Carnage

Alien Carnage (also known as Halloween Harry) is a follow-up to the 1985 game Halloween Harry, created for the Microbee System by John Passfield in 1985, but it has very little in common with the original...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: horror

Personal Nightmare

A Personal Nightmare is a survival horror adventure developed by Horrosoft and released for Amiga, Atari ST and DOS in 1989.

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-05-19 Tags: horror

5 Days a Stranger

5 Days a Stranger is a freeware horror-themed point-and-click adventure developed by Ben 'Yahtzee' Croshaw using AGS and released for Windows in 2003.

Year: 2003 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-06-10 Tags: horror puzzle-solving freeware

Transylvania

Transylvania is the first chapter of a series of horror graphic adventure games created by Antonio Antiochia and published by Penguin Software. This first game was released in 1982 for the Apple II, Atari...

Year: 1986 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2015-12-13 Tags: horror interactive fiction interactive fiction with graphics