The best classic and old school Horror games

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: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d fps horror science fiction shoot em up texture map

Doom II

Doom II

Doom II is Id Software's follow-up to their award winning Doom. Published by GT Interactive, it was released for DOS in 1994, just one year after its predecessor. Unlike most sequels, this one is actually good.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 3d fps horror science fiction shoot em up texture map

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: 2019-10-22Tags: first-person fps horror science fiction shoot em up

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: 2019-10-22Tags: fps horror shoot em up

Ghosts 'N Goblins Remake

Ghosts 'N Goblins Remake

Ghosts 'n Goblins Remake is a freeware clone of the 1985 popular side-scrolling platforming game developed by Capcom for arcades..

Year: 2004 Genre: Action Updated: 2016-12-05Tags: clone coin-up conversion dark fantasy freeware horror platform side-scrolling sword and sorcery

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: action-rpg adult dark fantasy fantasy horror rpg elements top-down vampires

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: 2019-10-22Tags: horror interwar puzzle-solving survival horror

Ghouls 'N Ghosts

Ghouls 'N Ghosts

Ghouls 'N Ghosts, aka Daimakaimura (Great Demon World Village), is a famous arcade created by Capcom as a sequel to Ghosts 'n Goblins. It was initially released in 1988. It was ported to many home platforms, computers, and consoles.

Year: 1989 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-02-06Tags: coin-up conversion dark fantasy horror side-scrolling vampires wizards and witches

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: 2019-10-22Tags: cyberpunk horror puzzle-solving rpg elements shoot em up

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: 2019-10-22Tags: detective graphic adventure horror mystery puzzle-solving

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: 2020-03-07Tags: arcade fantasy horror nes nes original game platform vampires

Ghosts 'N Goblins

Ghosts 'N Goblins

Ghosts 'N Goblins for the Amiga was released by Elite in 1990, several years after the original Capcom coin-up. Actually, it was released a few months after the release of the sequel, Ghouls 'N' Ghosts, by US Gold.

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-01-18Tags: coin-up conversion dark fantasy horror platform side-scrolling sword and sorcery

Sweet Home

Sweet Home

Sweet Home is a survival horror roleplaying game produced and published by Capcom for the Famicom in 1989. Although it was released exclusively for Japan, it received an excellent translation for English speaking players.

Year: 1989 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2020-03-22Tags: horror jrpg mystery nes original game non-linear puzzle-solving survival 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: 2019-10-22Tags: graphic adventure horror interwar novel puzzle-solving