The best classic and old school Horror games

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

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-shooter run and gun shoot em up

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: 2020-07-31Tags: fantasy horror point and click puzzle-solving real-time

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: 2020-02-26Tags: horror puzzle-solving

Vampire Killer

Vampire Killer

Vampire Killer is a videogame created by Konami for MSX computers and released in 1986. It's been defined as an alternative version of Castlevania that was released one month before, for the Famicom.

Year: 1986 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-08-27Tags: dark fantasy flip-screen horror metroidvania

Elvira II: The Jaws of Cerberus

Elvira II: The Jaws of Cerberus

Elvira II: The Jaws of Cerberus is the sequel of the horror rpg point-and-click adventure created by Horror Soft, based on the character Elvira, the Mistress of the Dark, a witch and movie star.

Year: 1992 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-07-31Tags: adventure-rpg fantasy graphic adventure horror point and click puzzle-solving

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

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: 2020-07-30Tags: aliens horror point and click

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

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

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

Shivers

Shivers

Shivers is a horror point and click graphic adventure. The game was produced and released by Sierra On-Line in 1995 as a PC exclusive. Although it had a foray into the world of gr...

Year: 1995 Genre: Adventure Updated: 2020-03-31Tags: first-person horror interactive movie non-linear puzzle-solving

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: 2020-03-04Tags: comics detective mystery platform puzzle-solving survival 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: europe fantasy horror metroidvania nes original game non-linear platform