17 Games Like Outlast

Games Like Outlast
Our assortment of horror games like Outlast features other first person games survival horror video games that are story driven and guaranteed to scare you.

Set in an old and run down psychiatric hospital Outlast takes players on a story of survival in a first person gaming experience. Playing as Miles Upshur, a reporter with no combat capabilities players will instead have to rely on sneaking and their wit if they hope to survive this experience with their camcorder and notebook.

The dark back drop for this adventure is the private psychiatric hospital of Mount Massive Asylum. Owned by the highly unethical Murkoff Corporation players enter the hospital for information although quickly only want to leave with their life after discovering the dark Variants wandering the halls.

With a story driven plot and the night vision on your camcorder Outlast hooked gamers into an immersive and dark world that hadn’t been seen since the likes of Amnesia years before. Outlast is definitely one of the must play games in the genre which has left gamers hungry for similar survival horror adventures.

The games like Outlast that have been collected here provide other first person horror adventures with a focus on games with no or minimal combat. This allows players to better immerse themselves in their surroundings and get a better sense of helplessness as you travel through the dark game worlds where you’ll feel vulnerable and experience frightening settings.

Games Like Outlast

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The Evil Within

The Evil Within (Pyscho Break in Japan) takes the survival horror genre into a whole new gruesome level with a third person adventure requiring you to scavenge for suppliers and pick your fights carefully to survive. Players step into the game world as Sebastian Castellanos a veteran detective ... Read More »

User Score
8.5
(6 votes)
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Alien: Isolation

Alien: Isolation brings the Alien series where it belongs, to the first person survival horror game genre. With an emphasis on stealth you’ll need patience as you evade the alien as you complete your objectives. Set in between the Alien and Aliens movie the game explores Amanda Ripley’s hunt fo... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(10 votes)
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Deadly Premonition

Deadly Premonition rolls open world gameplay, horror and even comedy into a single ball of interesting that is borderline insane. The game originally released on Xbox 360 in 2010 and saw a Director’s Cut for the PlayStation 3 and Windows released in 2013. Deadly Premonition is one of those game... Read More »

User Score
7.2
(18 votes)
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Miasmata

Miasmata is a unique survival adventure that has you attempting to cure yourself from a deadly disease. The only thing you have at your disposal is your scientific knowledge and the plant life around the island. Miasmata is one of the most unique and impressive adventure games released in recen... Read More »

User Score
8.7
(13 votes)
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Dark Fall: Lost Souls

If you love a good scare then Dark Fall: Lost Souls should definitely be added to your must play list. The game is a first person horror adventure game that blends in puzzles to the core gameplay. It was released in 2009 and is the third addition to the Dark Fall series. Players of previous Dar... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(8 votes)
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Blacksoul

Blacksoul aims to revive the older style horror adventure games with a third person experience set in 1970 England. The dark atmosphere of the game combines with puzzles and a lengthy story to span into double digit gameplay hours. Blacksoul focuses on the story of Sean and their sister Ava as ... Read More »

User Score
5.2
(6 votes)
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Phantasmagoria

Phantasmagoria is a game with an interesting mix of point and click adventure, horror and interactive movie. The game was released back in 1995 and its success led to a controversial sequel that was so horrifying it was banned in many countries. The game was one of many interactive movie style ... Read More »

User Score
6.8
(12 votes)
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Darkness Within: In Pursuit of Loath Nolder

Darkness Within: In Pursuit of Loath Nolder is sure to send chills down your spine as you attempt to solve an eerie murder in this first person horror adventure. The game was released in late 2007 and is only available on the Windows platform. In the game you get to assume the role of Howard E.... Read More »

User Score
6.9
(7 votes)
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Cry of Fear

Cry of Fear is a free to play game that started out as a mod for Half-Life 1. After great success as a mod the game received a standalone release on the Steam platform in 2013. The game is a psychological adventure that will take you through a town that has been overrun by all types of horrible... Read More »

User Score
7.8
(6 votes)
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Condemned: Criminal Origins

Condemned: Criminal Origins is a horror video game for your Xbox 360 and PC that also blends in some detective game aspects. The game delivers a really good horror atmosphere and brought plenty of fresh ideas into a stale genre at the time. The game takes place in a fictional city and puts you ... Read More »

User Score
7.8
(10 votes)
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Claire

Claire, produced by Hailstorm Games, is a 2D horror indie adventure game. While Hailstorm Games was only founded in 2013, Claire proves to be a very impressive first game, boasting countless positive reviews. The game starts with you, Claire. You’re a little girl in bed, in the middle of the ni... Read More »

User Score
7.4
(9 votes)
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Penumbra (Collection)

The Penumbra Collection is a series of horror video games developed by Frictional games that also developed the much loved Amnesia series. The three games in the Penumbra series include Overture (2007), Black Plague (2008) and Requiem (2008). All games in the series feature similar gameplay and... Read More »

User Score
8.1
(9 votes)
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Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth brings you a survival horror experience for your Xbox or PC. The game was developed by Headfirst Productions and released in 2005. The story for the game draws heavily from several novels written by H. P. Lovecraft. Call of Cthulhu combines first perso... Read More »

User Score
8.6
(10 votes)
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Anna

Anna is an interesting horror game that has received lots of love from the gaming community and critics. Anna offers an adventure experience with horror themes that is sure to delight the senses. After some criticism on the original release the developer went back to the drawing board to improv... Read More »

User Score
7.6
(8 votes)
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Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage

Darkness Within 2: The Dark Lineage was released in 2010 and offers a real thriller of a video game with great 3D game environments. The game mixes mystery, thriller and some horror elements to create an always on edge experience. The game draws inspiration from the horror writings of H.P. Love... Read More »

User Score
6.7
(7 votes)
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Condemned 2: Bloodshot

Condemned 2: Bloodshot is one of the few psychological games to be available on the console platform (Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3). The game launched in 2009 and is a sequel to the original released in 2005. Condemned 2 has significant violent and horrorifying content making it the perfect game ... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(10 votes)
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Dementium: The Ward

If you’re looking for a game that will make you wet your pants, then Dementium: The Ward is the game for you. It is full of surprises that will make you jump, suspense that will make your hands tremble and plot twists that make you not want to put the game down. The game is beautifully co... Read More »

User Score
5.4
(5 votes)