The best classic and old school Horror games

Personal Nightmare

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: 2019-10-22Tags: clicker horror

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

The Legacy: Realm of Terror

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.

Year: 1992 Genre: Role Playing Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: detective horror mystery puzzle-solving real-time

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: 2019-08-19Tags: fantasy horror platform

Dylan Dog: The Murderers

Dylan Dog: The Murderers

Dylan Dog: The Murderers is a 2D action adventure officially based on the Italian comics character Dylan Dog, created by Tiziano Sclavi. The game was created by Simulmondo, Italian...

Year: 1992 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: comics detective mystery platform puzzle-solving survival horror

Hugo's House of Horrors

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

5 Days a Stranger

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: 2015-06-10Tags: horror puzzle-solving freeware

Scarabaeus

Scarabaeus

Scarabaeus (Invaders of the Lost Tomb in the US) is a 3D search, puzzle-solving and survival game developed by Andromeda Software and published in 1985 by Ariolasoft for the Commodore 64.

Year: 1985 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-08-23Tags: 3d ancient egypt first-person horror maze puzzle-solving

Lords of Doom

Lords of Doom

Lords of Doom is a horror adventure/role-playing game from Attic Entertainment Software and was published by Starbyte Software in 1990 for Amiga, Atari, Commodore 64 and DOS. The ...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: dungeon crawler horror puzzle-solving real-time rpg elements

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: europe fantasy horror metroidvania non-linear platform

Transylvania

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 8-bit and Commodore 64.

Year: 1986 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-08-19Tags: horror interactive fiction text adventure text with still pics

Hogbear

Hogbear

Hogbear is a humorous horror text/graphics adventure developed in 1989 which makes use of ASCII art for the visuals. It was published as shareware by PC-SIG.

Year: 1989 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: ascii art fantasy real-time survival horror