Nintendo Switch

Conjure up a few screams in these fright-filled games

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and…you get the idea. Halloween is here! To help raise your ghastly spirts, we’ve gathered a list of games oozing with horror and suspense.

If you start feeling a bit screamish, just remember: it’s only a game … right?

Awaken and explore a surreal retrotech world as Elster, a technician Replika searching for her lost partner along with her lost dreams. Discover terrifying secrets, challenging puzzles, and nightmarish creatures in a tense and melancholic experience of cosmic dread and psychological survival horror.

As an adorable, possessed lamb, start your own cult in a land of false prophets, venturing out into diverse and mysterious regions. Fight hordes of enemies, defeat rival cult leaders, and build a loyal community of woodland worshippers to spread your Word and become the one true cult.

In this haunting mystery-adventure game, unravel the hopes, dreams, and fears of different characters who find themselves in the grip of deadly curses. Discover each character’s motivations as you pick up clues, speak with interesting (sometimes suspicious) people, and explore a story that twists and turns.

This collection contains three Amnesia titles: The Dark Descent, A Machine for Pigs, and Justine. In each game, you’ll discover eerie pathways and haunted visuals as you immerse yourself in three chilling nightmares. Your mind is a mess. What horrors lie ahead?

A long-abandoned home for the mentally ill recently re-opened and has been operating in strict secrecy … until now. Acting on a tip, you’ll break into the facility, meet the asylum’s residents, and discover the horrors that walk the line between science, religion, nature, and something else entirely.

Wade through the grueling, bizarre world of Darkwood to escape the infested land before it destroys your body and consumes your mind. Explore and scavenge the eerie forests of the Soviet Bloc by day, then hunker down in your hideout at night. Can you hear that growling? What draws near?!

Recruit, train, and lead a team of flawed heroes through twisted forests, forgotten warrens, ruined crypts, and beyond. You'll battle not only unimaginable foes, but stress, famine, disease, and the ever-encroaching dark. Uncover mysteries and battle fearsome monsters in strategic turn-based combat.

In the small coastal town of Camena, unnatural electromagnetic waves are suddenly causing interference with electrical and radio equipment. Reluctantly, Riley Poverly returns to her hometown to investigate the mystery, but what she finds is more than she bargained for.

Awakened in a strange new land and displaced from his final resting place, The Penitent One is thrust back into an endless cycle of life, death, and resurrection, with no other option than to explore the perilous world and uncover its long-forgotten secrets. Face hordes of grotesque enemies and deliver their final judgement.

Inscryption is an inky black card-based odyssey that blends a deck-building roguelike game, escape-room style puzzles, and psychological horror. Unlock the secrets lurking behind the walls of Leshy's cabin. Just what is going on in his cabin? Um, that’s a loaded question so we’ll leave it at that!

Leon S. Kennedy, a survivor of the Racoon City incident, has gone on to become a special agent for the U.S. president. The president's daughter has been kidnapped, and Leon must follow eyewitness reports to a remote European village to enact a rescue. However, a mysterious cult and horrific creatures await.

This 1v4* game allows you to choose between playing an unstoppable killer and one of four Survivors trying to evade a gruesome death. Survivors can either cooperate with the others or be selfish. Your chance of survival will vary depending on whether you work together as a team or choose to go it alone.

*Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch/online