The best classic and old school Horror games

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, Syst...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: cyberpunk horror puzzle-solving rpg elements shoot em up

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: 2021-02-18Tags: arcade fantasy horror nes original game platform vampires

Alien Breed 2

Alien Breed 2

Alien Breed II: The Horror Continues is a sci-fi top-down shooter created by Team17 exclusively for the Amiga and released in 1993. It's the sequel to Alien Breed and Alien Breed: Special Edition 92.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-12-18Tags: 2 players aga aliens amiga original game horror multi-directional multi-scrolling shooter shoot em up top-down

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: 2020-12-02Tags: horror puzzle-solving

Dark Seed 2

Dark Seed 2

Dark Seed 2 is a horror point-and-click adventure based on the work of the artist H. R. Giger. The game was created by Cyberdreams and released in 1995 for Windows 3.x, three years later the release of the first Dark Seed.

Year: 1995 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-03-12Tags: flip-screen horror mystery point and click

Alien Carnage

Alien Carnage

Alien Carnage is a side-scrolling shooter created by Interactive Binary Illusions and SubZero Software, published by Apogee in 1993 for MS-DOS. The game was released as freeware in 2007.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: horror platform-shooter run and gun shoot em up

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: 2021-04-10Tags: coin-up conversion dark fantasy horror platform side-scrolling sword and sorcery

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark is a survival horror developed by Horrorsoft and released by Accolade in 1990 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, and MS-DOS computers. It is well k...

Year: 1990 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: fantasy horror point and click puzzle-solving real-time

Dark Seed

Dark Seed

Dark Seed (or Darkseed) is a horror graphic adventure created by Cyberdreams for PC and Amiga in 1992 (and later ported to other platforms). The game illustrations were drawn by the famous artist H.

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: aliens horror point and click

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: 2020-12-02Tags: graphic adventure horror interwar novel puzzle-solving

WaxWorks

WaxWorks

Waxworks is a dungeon crawler and roleplaying adventure game with elements of terror developed by Horror Soft and published by Accolade. The title was released for the Amiga and DOS in 1992.

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-06-12Tags: adventure-rpg ancient egypt clicker horror non-linear point and click supernatural

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: 2021-02-18Tags: comics detective mystery platform puzzle-solving survival horror

Nitemare-3D

Nitemare-3D

Nitemare 3D is a shareware 3D first person shooter created by Gray Design Associates and released in 1994. The game is the sequel to Hugo III: Jungle of Doom and it's inspired by Wolfenstein 3D.

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-03-10Tags: 3d fps horror shareware

Fright Night

Fright Night

Fright Night is a game released by MicroDeal in 1988, based on the 1985 horror/comedy film "Fright Night". Good graphics and excellent music by David Whittaker, but gameplay-wise, the title is not very original.

Year: 1988 Genre: Action Updated: 2021-06-07Tags: amiga original game horror licensed movies side-scrolling vampires