During that get stuck in the weekend: 13 games in the horror genre for the most powerful spirit
Since today's Friday fell to 13th number, it would be a crime not to recall the most interesting computer games in the genre of horror.
To begin the story of the game in the style of horror, I think you need to luminaries of the genre, with which, no doubt, is the Silent Hill series of games. Among its competitors, appeared in the late 90s, the beginning of zero, Silent Hill stands out for its grim, intimidating atmosphere and a very original story. Still, after this series of games were created under the strong influence of horror literature, namely the genre of psychological horror. Play in the very first game Silent Hill 2 and Silent Hill, they are most vividly convey the oppressive and terrifying atmosphere of the fictional town of Silent Hill. Well, if you want to see the most current releases, the latest game in the series was the Silent Hill: Downpour, which appeared in 2012 on the console, and the last game for the PC was Silent Hill: Homecoming 2008.
Still some "oldies" genre of survival horror - media franchise Resident Evil. The first game of the series was released in 1996 and since then they appeared so many that just do not count. All kinds of remakes, sequels, prequels and reissues. On the one hand: the variety is good news - there are plenty to choose from, on the other hand: not all of these games deserve to spend your time on them. And the plot is nothing new revolutionary has not appeared. If you've never played any game in this series, start with Resident Evil Zero HD Remaster, which was released on the PC in 2016, it just tells the prehistory of the main plot of the series.
An old, but no less interesting game. The plot is built around the story of a new employee unit FE AR - Federal Unit Aggressive Response, which cause to hold their first job. An antagonist of the game - Paxton Vettel, who takes control of a battalion of clone troopers and manages them by telepathy.
Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth
The game, created after the creation of unsurpassed master of horror - HP Lovecraft, what could be better? Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth - is a first-person shooter, but do not be deceive word shooter. Protagonist of the game - a detective, not a soldier, so to win his enemies he has guile rather than force. Special drama adds the fact that in the game there is no HUD. That is, the screen displays only what he sees the protagonist, there is no sight, health or number of rounds indicators.
If you love horror, but the old games do not attract the note on Alan Wake. This game came out on the PC in 2012 and can be considered more or less contemporary. Alan Wake events take place in the fictional American town of Bright Falls, where the main character is trying to find the missing wife, but is faced with dark supernatural entity takes possession of the city and its surroundings at night.
Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason
The game takes place in the Arctic, the North Pole, where the will of fate the protagonist - meteorologist Alexander Nesterov. He turns to ice on vmorzshem atomic icebreaker "North Wind", on which all life somehow changed beyond recognition.
The protagonist of the game journalist-photographer Frank West, caught in the fictional town of Willamette, Colorado, which seized the hordes of infected. One of the last safe places is a huge shopping center, which also managed to get a zombie. The hero will need to save the survivors and destroy infected and psychopaths to solve the riddle of the incident - all this 72 hours before arriving in the city of the armed forces, which destroy both the living and the dead.
games of this series, though not based on the works of Lavkoafta but certain references, at least to the "Call of Cthulhu" is there. The plot of the story of the first two games of the series begins identically: a friend of thirty physicist Philip Lafreska received an email in which he, Philip explains to him what happened to him and begs finish what he started. All subsequent events of the game are a flashback that tells Philip to his friend e-mail.
Amnesia: The Dark Descent
The main character, a young man named Daniel wakes up in an old castle in the unconscious. Immediately Daniel finds a note from himself, from which it becomes clear that he drank the elixir of amnesia, to get rid of the heavy emotional wounds. Note transfers last request Daniel - descend into the depths of the castle and kill Alexander Brennenburgskogo and warns that time is running out, Daniel: for him there is a shadow - "animated nightmare, sweeping away everything in its path."
Clive Barker's Jericho
Terrific horror-action on the story of the famous writer and filmmaker Clive Barker, the creator of the cult film "Hellraiser". A game in which intertwined the darkest and reckless elements of his work. Past and future lost in the African desert city of Al Khali in confusion when evil invaded our world through spatial faults.
The Lost Crown: A Ghosthunting Adventure
The protagonist, Nigel Danvers, escapes from London after stealing important documents from his employer, the corporation Hadden. In these papers, and photographs were proof that the corporation is involved in a serious and possibly dangerous experiments with paranormal powers. Fearing punishment, Nigel goes to the English countryside. The train brings it to the old railway station. the game itself starts from this moment.
According to the plot of the game Simon Jarrett Toronto gets into a car accident, which killed his girlfriend Ashley, but he, Simon, with severe brain injury and intracranial bleeding, remains alive. Due to the continuing adverse effects Simon agrees to the experimental brain scan in a medical laboratory, after which it turns in 2104 on some underwater station, once engaged in the launching of satellites, and now - the salvation of mankind.
Condemned: Criminal Origins
Condemned: Criminal Origins - Action with a first-person, developed by Monolith Productions and published by Sega in November 2005. Killed a young woman, her dead body found lying on the floor with signs of strangulation, but rather at the table seated male mannequin. The main character, an FBI agent department to investigate the serial murders of Ethan Thomas takes on the case.