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Worst and Best Survival Horror Games

When someone tells you they have good news and bad news, do you prefer to take the bad news first or the other way around? I like hearing the bad news, that way I can get it out of the way. Otherwise, it's impossible to really soak in the good because all I can think about is the looming threat of whatever will hit me next. Because of this, I'll be starting off this list of the best and worst horror games with the bad, the disappointing, and the just plain ugly. Then, when you think you can't possibly handle any more, I'll share the great games, giving you a reprieve from all the bad I hit you with earlier.

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Venox20081702d ago

RE5 is a shooter, not a survival horror.. the only one from the worst survival horror is Silent Hill:HC

I could add Fatal Frame IV and maybe Haunting ground

TheBlackMask1702d ago

Dead Space was way more scarier then DS2.

All the open spaced levels with bright lights and voice announcers making you feel like you wern't alone is what killed DS2 in terms of horror....still scarier then RE5 but I hope DS3 goes back to it's roots.

ironfist921701d ago

Exactly what I was thinking. DS1 had a certain charm to it. It was somewhat lost with the bigger, more open, action-packed and character/NPC-filled sequel. And the tacked on MP didnt help it at all.

Agreed on hoping DS3 is more like DS1. Less characters, more claustrophobic areas (although being set on an ice planet doesnt give me hopes), less focus on action and more on intensity.

Leonesaurus1702d ago

On terms of being scary, Resident Evil 5 fails at that, because it isn't trying to be scary, its trying to be a hardcore, Michael Bay explosion-fest, awesome third-person shooter.

Resident Evil 5, as far as I'm concerned is an awesome fucking game to play with your Resident Evil friends, like I do, but is terrible to play as a Halloween-esque kind of game.

sonicsidewinder1702d ago (Edited 1702d ago )

Dino Crisis 3 mate. - Dire-Bad, with a hint of wtf. haha

And I want SO BAD to get into the System Shock games, but I just never get around to it :(

mandf1701d ago

Never a mention of clock tower 3. Such a shame, it's a very scary game.