Horror games genre wasn’t great few years back but in the past few years, it has reached new heights. Horror games these days are not great looking but they also have a great depth which makes them really fun to play. The Arrival of technologies like VR has also complemented this genre and now there are so many good horror games out there. In this guide, we will share the best horror games for Android in 2021.
Another World is very good horror games where you will be playing the role of a scientist who ends up in a totally strange world. In that world, you will be solving puzzles and finding a new home and meanwhile, you will be followed by Wolf Master. The game it self doesn’t have the scary elements but the tension and environment make the game scary and you will have real fun playing it. It is available for $3.99 with no in-app purchases.
Dead Effect 2
Dead Effect 2 is another very good horror game and it is the sequel of the Dead Effect. In the game, you can pick the one role out of three roles. Your goal will be to find the weapons and kill the bad guys. The game comes with 20-hour long campaign mode where you will be killing tons of bad guys and passing through a lot of dark corridors. It also features stunning graphics and solid gameplay. If you are looking for a Sci-Fi horror game then Dead Effect 2 is a great option.
Distraint: Deluxe Edition
Distraint is a unique horror game and the main highlight of this game is hand-drawn graphics. The game come with very simple controls which you can learn very easily. The game doesn’t scare you with graphics, instead, its storyline is pretty scary and it is classified as a psychological horror game. There are two versions available, free and paid. You can get the paid one for $4.49.
Five Nights at Freddy’s Series
Five Nights at Freddy’s is a very popular horror game series and it has multiple installments. The game relies on the classic jump scare and your goal is to somewhere safe and keep an eye out for the robots who have become alive. These robots will try to kill you and your goal is to survive. These series hasa total of 5 games and you can get each game for $2.99.
Fran Bow Series
Fran Bow Series is another famous horror series and each game of this series continue the storyline of the previous game. In this way, you will have real fun playing the game. It is basically a story about Fran, who is a young girl with a mental disorder and an unfair destiny. The graphics of the game are hand-drawn which give it a unique look. Overall, it offers a complete horror package.
Into the Dead 2
Into the Dead 2 is a unique horror game which mixes the various genres like zombie, Endless runner and survival. In the game, your goal is to run through the horde of zombies and survive for as long as possible. The game has the story mode where every decision you made will impact the ending of the game. The first iteration of this series – Into the Dead is also really good. We would recommend you to try both as both of them are free to play but there are in-app purchases.
Oxenfree is a unique horror game which takes its inspiration from the horror movies in the 1980’s and translates them into one package. In the game, you will be playing the role of Alex, a rebellious teenager who brings his step brother to the overnight party and the night take a terrifying turn when they accidentally open the ghostly gate. Now they will have to deal with these events and survive. If you want some great horror gaming experience then Oxenfree is a great option. It is available for $4.99.
Friday the 13th
Friday the 13th is another very popular horror game. In the game, you will be solving more than 100 mind-bending puzzles in order to survive. Moreover, you will also be unlocking and upgrading tons of unique weapons. You can also trade in rusty weapons for more elite weapons. Friday the 13th is one of the best horror games out there and you will have real fun playing it. It is free to play but there are in-app purchases.
Slayaway Camp: 1980’s Horror Puzzle Fun
Slayaway Camp: 1980’s Horror Puzzle Fun is another very popular Horror game where you will be playing the role of a psycho slasher – Skullface who will be on slaughtering spree in the camp. The game features the environment from the 1980’s horror movies. There isa total of 11 gut-wrenching videotapes and more than 140 puzzle levels in the game. You will also find traps, swat teams and land mines in the game. Overall, it providesa complete package and you will love it. It is available for $2.99.
The Walking Dead: Season One
The Walking Dead: Season One is another very good horror series which is set in the same universe as Robert Kirkman’s award-winning series. In the game, you will be playing the role of Lee Everett, a convicted criminal who got the second chance at life in a world on the blink of destruction by the undead. Your decisions in the game will impact how the story moves across the entire series. The Walking Dead: Season One is a treat for those who love horror games.
Horror games have improved a lot in the last few years and these games are the testament of that improvement. These games come with stunning graphics, gut-wrenching storylines, and solid gameplay. Some of them are free to play and some of them are premium. You can pick the one which you like the most. Also, tell us your favorite horror game in the comment section below. You can also check out the best zombie games for Android on our website.