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Doom

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 multiplayer for this genre.

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

Blood

Blood

Blood is a horror first-person shooter created by Monolith Productions and published by GT Interactive in 1997 for MS-DOS. The game was designed by Nicholas Newhard, which was also the lead programmer.

Year: 1997 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-09-26Tags: horror shooter fps

The Ultimate DOOM

The Ultimate DOOM

The Ultimate Doom is an updated version of the popular first-person shooter created by idSoftware and designed by Shawn Green, Sandy Petersen, and John Romero. Ultimate Doom was r...

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2018-06-07Tags: sci-fi/futuristic horror 1st-person fps

Alone in the Dark

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.

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

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain was developed by Silicon Knights and published by Crystal Dynamics. It was first released for the PlayStation in 1996. The Windows port was made by Semi ...

Year: 1997 Genre: Action Updated: 2018-06-05Tags: vampires top-down fantasy horror adult rpg elements action-rpg dark fantasy

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers

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 series.

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

System Shock

System Shock

System Shock is a first person action shooter developed by Looking Glass Technologies and published by Origin Systems in 1994 for DOS. There was only one sequel to the game, Syste...

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

Castlevania

Castlevania

Castlevania is a side-scrolling platform game created and developed by Konami, centered on the Belmonts, a clan of vampire hunters, and their fight with Dracula. Initially released...

Year: 1990 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2017-05-14Tags: fantasy horror platformer nes vampires

Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back

Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back

Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back is a horror platformer created by Palace Software and released for the Commodore 64 in 1986. The game was also ported to ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC.

Year: 1986 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-04-15Tags: fantasy platform horror

Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet

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: 2015-05-08Tags: horror

Prisoner Of Ice

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.

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

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

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 64 and MS-DOS computers.

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2017-04-13Tags: horror real-time

Alien Carnage

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 game.

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

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest is a platformer action-adventure created by Konami in 1987 for the Famicom and released in North America for the NES in 1988. This is the second game...

Year: 1988 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2018-04-26Tags: side view platform metroidvania fantasy horror 2d scrolling