Nintendo Switch

You’re in for a real scream!

With Halloween fast approaching, you may find yourself looking for a few fright-filled games—even if they do make you feel a little screamish. Luckily, we’ve brewed up a list of games oozing with horror and suspense that might raise your spooky spirit.

Just remember…it’s only a game…right?

Take on the role of Mono, a young boy trapped in a world that has been distorted by the humming transmission of a distant tower. With Six, the girl in the yellow raincoat, as your guide, set out to face an onslaught on new threats and discover the dark secrets of The Signal Tower.

Follows three protagonists as they explore the ominous Mt. Hikami and the secrets it hides. Use the Camera Obscura, a camera capable of repelling vengeful ghosts, to find incidents that took place there in the past. The Camera Obscura can also be used to reveal things that can’t be seen by the naked eye.

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.

Embark on two journeys in one visual collection. Investigate a murder and recover your lost memories in the Famicom Detective Club: The Missing Heir game. Then, learn about the detective’s past and solve another mystery in the Famicom Detective Club: The Girl Who Stands Behind game.

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?!

Awaken in a decrepit old mansion and journey through the lifeless halls. Behold the numerous tragedies that have befallen its residents is a full-length gothic-suspense visual novel spanning nearly a millennium. View tragedy, human nature, and insanity—perhaps you will find traces of yourself.

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?

Enter the Sevastopol space station to finally solve the mystery of Ellen Ripley’s disappearance…only to confront an unknown menace. Unprepared and underequipped, you will need all your wits and daring to evade your hunter and get out alive.

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.

After a mysterious transmission draws bounty hunter Samus Aran to planet ZDR, she learns the remote planet has been overrun by vicious alien lifeforms and chilling mechanical menaces. Now, Samus must hunt or be hunted as she makes her way through a labyrinth of enemies and an inhuman threat stalking the depths of ZDR.

Enter a bizarre and unexplored world full of strange creatures, dangers, and surprises. Learn to exploit the environment and its inhabitants to escape and find your way back home. If you’re looking for a challenging adventure at sea, you can explore a mysterious tropical archipelago in Shipwrecked.

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 has followed eyewitness reports to a cold village in Europe. In that village, a mysterious cult and horrific creatures await.