Rely On Horror: What Makes a Horror-Themed Game?

"What makes a horror-themed game?

Some would answer this immediately by saying a game must be scary or creepy, or the gameplay needs to have you faced against difficult odds with limited supplies. However, that is a little old-fashioned and clear cut for a genre that is always expanding. These titles should definitely exist and are strong elements found in many horror games, but in the end are not what qualify a horror game. Games not meant to be horror in any way can feature a scene that is intentionally or unintentionally scary, and games can feature difficult challenges with limited supplies as well without being a horror game. There are definitely games you can look at and know right away they are horror games, but what makes a horror-themed game?"

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