essential buyer's guide

The best horror games on PS4 & PS5

Love scary games? Discover the creepiest, spookiest and most downright terrifying experiences on PS4 and PS5.

Gruelling battles against adversity

Clear a path to escape by scavenging supplies, weapons, keys and more in one of horror gaming’s most enduring genres.

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The Last of Us Part II Remastered

Five years after the events of The Last of Us, a violent event disrupts the peace Ellie has found. She embarks on a relentless journey to carry out justice and find closure.

  • Play from dual perspectives as both Ellie and new character Abby, each on their own deeply personal quests.
  • Take on the infected and human foes using stealth or craft explosives and upgrade weapons to go in loud.

Dead Space

Explore the stranded deep-space mining vessel USG Ishimura and uncover the disturbing truth behind the ship's nightmarish fate. Cut down hordes of mutilated creatures and traverse a blood-soaked labyrinth of corridors and decks as you search for a way to restore power and make it out alive.

A Plague Tale: Requiem

A follow up to the break-out hit, A Plague Tale: Innocence, follow Amicia and Hugo's ongoing journey as they travel far south to new regions and vibrant cities, hoping to cure Hugo’s curse. When his powers reawaken, however, death and destruction return in a flood of devouring rats.

Resident Evil 4

Leon S. Kennedy returns in a cutting-edge re-imagining of the seminal 2006 survival horror hit, Resident Evil 4. Brave an insular rural community harbouring a treacherous secret as you search for the kidnapped daughter of the US president. 

Playing tricks with your mind

Cut off from rescue and scared half to death, evade unstoppable horrors as you search for a way to escape. 

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Alan Wake II

Play as two protagonists in two very different worlds, each trying to find their way through extremely testing circumstances, in this sequel to Remedy’s cult classic Alan Wake.

  • FBI agent Saga Anderson and horror novelist Alan Wake are mysteriously connected yet have never met each other.
  • As Saga seeks out the source of the darkness infecting Bright Falls, Alan must rewrite his reality to escape back to the real world.


Blending deckbuilding with roguelike gameplay, escape-room-style puzzle mechanics and psychological horror, Inscryption is a uniquely dark and devilish experience.

  • Acquire your cards via several twisted means and use them to unlock the secrets lurking in the mysterious Leshy’s cabin.
  • Follow a wholly unexpected and deeply disturbing story, piecing together elements until you develop the terrifying bigger picture.
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Martha is Dead

Set in Italy during World War II, this dark first-person thriller asks the player to explore the truth behind the gruesome murder of Martha.

  • Play as Martha’s twin sister, Giulia, and experience the trauma of loss alongside her quest for justice, while also hiding Giulia’s own secrets.
  • Explore the beautiful and era-authentic Tuscan countryside but never lose sight of the horrors that draw near – both otherworldly in nature and the reality of the encroaching war.
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Doki Doki Literature Club Plus

Don’t let appearances deceive you – this is one of the most striking psychological horror games of its generation. Beware the dark places your school poetry can take you.

  • Charm your crush with poems, impress your literature club colleagues, and see the fourth wall shatter as the story shifts in unexpected and shocking ways.
  • Unsuitable for the easily disturbed and touching upon heavyweight themes, this award-winning game is an unforgettable slice of interactive horror media.
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In the company of others

Misery loves company, so why not debilitating horror? Join friends or worse still strangers online for some decidedly grisly get-togethers.

Facing your fears head on

When demonic hordes and supernatural forces descend, sometimes the only option is to fight back.


Take on the role of an escaped soldier, who has no memories of their past life, but is infused with supernatural abilities. Revenge is on your mind and you’ll stop at nothing to get what you want. Deliver devastating punches, sneak around in the shadows, wield explosive weapons, and give the bad guys a taste of their own medicine.

Stepping inside the nightmare

Set your pulse racing as you immerse yourself in a world of horror you can't turn away from.