Halloween is one of my favorite celebrations as it always inspires me to try out something new and different. It is generally considered to be a monster’s night out and I have been doing scary stuff all my life. Whether it was collecting treats donned in costumes, baking cakes, collecting goodies and decorating them in horror style, all the activities from the past many years have been the same.
Hence, this Halloween, I decided to do something unique and feel the fear by installing the best of horror and scary games on my Android device.
It may seem that these Halloween games are for kids but that is not the case. As a matter of fact, few games like Dead by daylight for Android, Eyes the horror game, Momo horror game, and Evil Nun horror game should not be allowed to children without supervision. One of the best horror games with an appealing name is Granny game horror. This game has too much horror for a little one to handle.
The Best Horror Games for Android which are scary, horrifying, terrifying and chilling.
1. Dead by Daylight
One of the most played horror games on PS4, Dead by Daylight for Android, has finally come to a small screen recently. It is a 4 vs 1 survival game that allows the player to play with various other players across the globe. You can choose from a wide variety of well-known characters. It allows players to team up and survive together while eliminating everyone else. The players can choose either to be a survivor or a killer and play accordingly. It is free for all with in-app purchases and gained more than 10000+ installs within less than a month. It cannot be played on the system below Android 7.0 and requires a seamless internet connection.
Granny is a horror game where the character named Granny keeps you locked in the house. It is difficult to escape out of the house as Granny possesses special hearing capabilities and can actually hear a pin drop. The players have 5 days to escape and can hide in wardrobes or under the beds. Granny horror game boasts amazing frightening music with scariest effects, graphics. The resolution of this scary game is above average and the games contain many levels to master. Granny game is a horror experience and is free with a few ads popping out sometimes.
Eyes, one of the scariest horror games, is a must-play for all the fans of scary games. The game requires players to protect the main character from being possessed by the ghosts and evil spirits. With earphones plugged into your ears, the sound effects truly make playing this game a frightful experience. The concept of the game is of course horror with fantasy and includes a lot of levels and stages. Another important feature is the presence of a mystical eye that has to be used in a specific manner to identify the tricks which the monsters, ghosts and evil spirits play on you. Eyes the horror game is free to install and update.
4. Evil Nun
Evil Nun’s horror game is a mission play where the main character has to rescue many hostage children from their school. The only catch is that the children are trapped by a nun who is possessed by powerful evil spirits. Evil Nun can hear all the sounds made by the hero and can neutralize him easily. The only way to complete the games is to hide and run stealthily throughout the game. It also includes brain cracking puzzles which seem hard but are doable.
5. Hello Neighbor
Spying on your neighbors is not a good thing. But what if you find your neighbor acting in a mysterious way? This might arouse suspicion and this game is all about sneaking into your neighbor’s house to unravel the secrets he is hiding in the basement. The game developers have designed the concept of an advanced AI which learns how a player plays the game and what will be his approach. It is difficult to enter the house with bear traps and cameras all around the house. even if you succeed in entering, escaping, will altogether be a different challenge as the neighbor turns out to be smarter than you each time. Hello Neighbor, APK can be downloaded directly from Google Play Store.
6. Dead Effect 2
Dead Effect 2 is one of the free and best horror games for android. Player gets to choose a character, search the dark corridors, find new weapons to defeat a lot of alienated monsters. Graphics are very good as compared to games on a small screen. The mission is simple to understand but difficult to complete. You need to complete almost 20 hours by leveling up your character and shooting everyone else.
7. Into the Dead
Into the Dead is a pretty scary game that is quite addictive as it progresses. It requires the player to keep on surviving till the end. One of the best features of the game is you will have to consider one of the multiple choices provided in the game and the outcome would be different every time. The game has multiple endings and a huge variety of ammo and weapons. There are two versions of the game with the second one released recently. Although both the games are free, it is the first one that I seriously recommend.
8. Plants vs. Zombies 2
Plants Vs Zombies 2 is a zombie killing game but with a difference. Instead of the usual loading up the guns and shooting their brains out, the players are supposed to plant various types of plants that shoot at the risen-from-dead creatures and is recommended as best horror games for kids. Different types of plants have various types of pellets being shot and some even have the ability to detonate. There are many levels and you can move between two worlds – Current and Ancient Egypt where you find a mummified version of zombies. Plants vs Zombies 1 was also a popular game but with the second version, the developers have taken it to the next level.
9. Slendrina: The Cellar
One of the best horror games is Slendrina. The game is better described as strategic horror as it needs the players to use all neuron cells in their brains to devise perceivable strategies to complete the mission. The sound effects are truly fascinating which adds to the horror effects of the game. The missions include entering the territory of the evil spirit Slendrina and obtaining certain items required for further missions. Each mission opens the door for future missions. The game developers have designed the entire gaming interface in a dark and doom atmosphere.
10. Zombie Hunter: Post Apocalypse Survival Game
Zombie Hunter is a shooting and killing zombies’ game. It is one of the best horror games which requires the player to eliminate Zombie gangs to save the world. It soon gets addictive as the mission becomes quite interesting as one progresses further into the game. The game provides different types of weapons which can be updated and there are many different places to explore. The graphics are amazing as compared to a mobile Android game and the sound effects can give you chills.
11. Monster Breakout
Another game with a unique concept, this game involves saving your game character form monstrous hurdles. The player will have to face a character always on the run and must tap the screen to stop in case of a hurdle. It is an arcade type game and requires the player to be extra attentive. It does have level saves and with each level, the mission gets more difficult and exciting.
12. Sinister Edge: 3D Horror Game
One of the few games with 3D graphics and video quality, Sinister Edge includes VR controlled modes along with the normal gameplay. It is a survival game that requires the player to search for his family in a doomed territory, filled with demons. The strategies used to master the game though unique but are easy to grab, unlike any other game. Players need to solve puzzles to unlock the door and progress further into the game. The sound effects are well-matched to keep up with the 3D graphics and the entire horrifying environment in the game is absolutely worth praise.
13. Slender Man Origins 3 Free. Abandoned School
Another one on the list is Slender Man which requires the player to rescue the hostage souls of the children trapped in an abandoned school by Slender Man. The concept of the game is different from other games due to the mysterious story that runs through the game. It also offers a lot of survival situations which makes the game more thrilling for the players. with many levels to be unlocked, the graphics and sound effects are also worth a mention.
14. Man, or Vampire
Man or Vampire is a game with a new concept which inculcates the main character to visit a different world and ultimately defeat the Vampire King and take his place. It also involves killing zombies with various weapons and boss battles and fight opportunities. there are many missions and small tasks to complete. the game area is very wide and will take several hours to explore. It is undoubtedly one of the coolest horror games on Android.
15. MOMO Horror game
Released recently in 2019, this game is one of the best horror games which allows the users to kill several wicked beasts by the name of Momo who can track your movements once you enter the house. There are secret puzzles to solve which will help you gain more weapons. The key to passing the game is to stay calm, hide and run. It is free to play and requires your utmost concentration as the ammo quantity is limited and a miss will result in reattempting the level again.
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Playing scary games on your phone might not be everyone’s cup of tea as some games can send shivers down the spine and give you goosebumps. But that does not mean that you shouldn’t even try playing them. It may seem scary at first but once you get the knack of it, you wouldn’t realize how long you would be absorbed in playing them. Also remember, there is nothing to fear as the monsters are not going to come out of your mobile screen as the girl who crawled out of the well straight into the living room through the television set. I hope you have guessed that movie and watch it if you haven’t done yet as tonight is perfect.