It's rather difficult being a fan of horror games. While the genre is certainly revered by many, good horror games are oddly hard to come by when compared to the more accessible and bright genres of video games, such as platformers and first-person shooters (as ironic as that latter example is).
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Resident Evil and Silent Hill have defined and dominated the discussion for survival horrors for a long time. With simple walking simulators and jump scares seemingly popping up every other year, it's hard not to see why. With many completing Resident Evil 8 and dreading that long silence before another classic horror game arrives, one should at least consider a few other contemporaries that have managed to terrify people within their own right.