Let’s face it; everyone has or had a friend, family member, or acquaintance who enjoys being afraid. They adore watching movies and television series about horrors. Not only that, but they also do the same thing with video games. Though the mobile horror game genre was never incredibly successful financially, there are a few excellent Android games that provide a real thrill. This list introduces close to a dozen best horror games for Android. Be warned, there weren’t lots of terrifying titles to choose from, so picking the ones worth playing was a challenge.
1. Granny: Chapter Two
Granny is back in another exciting chapter. It is full of surprises and excitement, and sure to please fans of the first iteration. Luckily, the premise is straightforward. Also, though there are new mechanics that add to the challenge, it provides enough context to ensure first-time play won’t be lost. This time, granny is on a mission to find her missing cat. Along the way, she has to dodge obstacles, solve puzzles, and outsmart her enemies. More specifically, you’ll need to use your wits to solve puzzles and navigate your way through dangerous hurdles. Be careful, however, because one wrong move could mean swift death.
2. Horrorfield Multiplayer Horror
Horrorfield is a multiplayer horror game for Android that drops players into a cursed town and forces them to work together to survive the night. The game features stunning 3D graphics, eerie audio effects, and challenging gameplay. The game’s goal is hard to achieve: find and close all the gates in Horrorfield to prevent the monsters from escaping. Players can choose from various characters, each with its strengths and weaknesses. The game also features a variety of weapons, which players can use to battle the monsters.
3. Eyes – Scary Thriller
Eyes – Scary Thriller is yet another example of how terrifying first-person survival horror games on Android can be. The player takes on the role of a character been trapped in a building and must use their eyes to see in the dark and avoid various monsters. Though the player can hide under furniture to avoid the monsters, they will chase and kill players on sight. Unlike games where you’re powerless, you can defeat the monsters by shining a light on them, making them disappear. The game is set in a dark and spooky environment and features high-quality graphics, sound effects, and, surprisingly, a compelling storyline.
4. Evil Nun: Horror at School
Though the name spoils the premise of the game, it doesn’t give away how exhilarating but frightening this game can be. It takes place in the extensive area of the Eagle’s Junior High School players can freely explore. However, there’s a catch—an evil nun, Sister Madeline, pursues you, forcing you to find numerous escape routes to slip from her grip. Not only does the game have a comprehensive storyline, but also an abundance of puzzles and mini-games. Plus, there are several difficulty modes and Ghost Mode, a peaceful version that lets you get immersed in the world. Over 50 million people have played the game so far.
5. Five Nights at Freddy’s
Five Nights at Freddy’s (often abbreviated to FNaF) is a series of indie survival horror video games created by Scott Cawthon. The games are set in the fictional Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza restaurant. The player must act as a security guard, protecting themselves from the animatronic characters by watching the security cameras and closing the doors of the office when they are near. The games have gained popularity for their suspenseful gameplay, dark atmosphere, and jump scares caused by the animatronics.
6. Death Park: Scary Clown Survival
As the name somewhat suggests, Death Park: Scary Clown Survival lets escape an amusement park filled with deadly creatures at night. It is an intense horror game that will have you on the edge of your seat, particularly because you’ll have to escape a murderous clown. Besides making sure to stay quiet, on your way to freedom, you must solve puzzles, gather items, and use what you collected masterfully to navigate the map with 7 big but distinct locations. The graphics are realistic, the gameplay is intense, and you need the wits and brainpower to solve a variety of puzzles and survive.
7. Plants vs Zombies 2
The main motive of the game is to protect the player’s home from a zombie invasion using a variety of plants (in the hundreds!). The game features five worlds with different themes, and each has ten levels. Players can unlock three bonus levels by obtaining three stars on every level in that world. The player starts with a limited number of plants that can defeat these undead creatures. They unlock more plants by acquiring Seed Packets over time, by completing levels, or buying the in-game currency with real-world money.
8. Mr Meat: Horror Escape Room
As you can guess from the title, you’re trapped in an escape room with a serial killer named Mr. Meat and must escape before he kills you. Since he’s skilled and known for murdering his victims brutally, you will need to use your wit and craftiness to survive. If you’re looking for Android games that combine rousing horror with puzzle-solving, Mr Meat: Horror Escape Room is the game for you. We should also mention you’ll be saving another life, that of a girl he captured and confined to his house.
9. The Ghost – Survival Horror
The Ghost – Survival Horror is a single-player game that takes place in a haunted world. The player must use their cunning and bravery to survive the perils of this planet. You will explore dark forests, abandoned villages, and foreboding castles. Further, you’ll discover items and solve puzzles to progress through the game. Numerous ghosts and monsters are lurking and planning their offense, too. If the player falls victim to these creatures, they will lose the game. The game’s goal is to survive and find out the truth about the ghost.
10. Scary Mansion: Horror Game 3D
Scary Mansion is an exciting addition to the horror game genre coming from Russian developers. It makes you experience all the thrills and shivers of being in a haunted house. With realistic graphics and nerve-wracking sound effects, this game is sure to send chills down your spine. The title drops you right into the action and lets you explore a haunted mansion filled with spooky creatures and jump scares. Can you make it through all the levels without getting scared? Or will you run out of courage and end up screaming like a little girl? Only one way to find out.