Surviving Horror

Our coverage of games that focus more on staying alive than peaceful, puzzling exploration.

Albino Lullaby: Episode 1 feature

This horror series debut has grand ambitions, but its flawed survival-based gameplay may not fully resonate with adventure gamers.

0 | Dec 18, 2015

Until Dawn feature

The teen slasher formula is brought to life (and grisly death) in this gripping choice-driven, multi-path PS4 exclusive.

3 | Oct 2, 2015

Lucius II: The Prophecy feature

More murder sim than adventure, the sequel is condemned by shoddy programming and hellish design decisions.

0 | Jul 7, 2015

Kholat feature

This Russian mountain thriller offers plenty of chilling exploration, but any further gameplay is largely MIA.

2 | Jun 26, 2015

Hektor feature

Its shifting environments offer a unique maze-like concept, but its gameplay and story will both leave players hopelessly in the dark.

0 | May 8, 2015

White Night feature

Where it fits along genre lines isn't black and white, but this stylish haunted house survival thriller has terrifying atmosphere to burn.

0 | Apr 8, 2015

Neverending Nightmares feature

As Gorey as it is gory, this pen-and-ink adventure is a psychological horror lover's dream, though you won't lose any sleep over its gameplay.

1 | Oct 15, 2014

Outlast feature

There are plenty of jump scares caught on film in this terror-filled journey through a deranged mental institution.

5 | Oct 4, 2013

Lone Survivor feature

Life-and-death choices abound in this chilling retro indie that blends adventure and survival horror action.

5 | Apr 17, 2012