Suggest a really scary PS3 game?
March 3, 2011 10:46 AM   Subscribe

I've got this great new HDTV. I've got my 5.1 surround sound system. I've got my PS3. I've got my blackjack gum. Now all I need is a really terrifying game.

I loved Fatal Frame. I loved early Silent Hill. Heavy Rain isn't exactly horror, but it scared the crap out of me.

I'm not exactly opposed to survival horror, but I do think that it can end up being less scary and more 'ammo management' some of the time ... but regardless, a good game is a good game. I want something to make me wet myself.

Help me out, folks.
posted by Myca to Computers & Internet (16 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
I don't have any suggestions, but the folks over at mefightclub probably do.
posted by VeritableSaintOfBrevity at 10:52 AM on March 3, 2011 [3 favorites]

Dead Space. Or Dead Space 2
posted by crush-onastick at 10:52 AM on March 3, 2011

Dead Space 2, absolutely.
posted by joan_holloway at 10:55 AM on March 3, 2011

Demon's Souls?
posted by supercres at 10:57 AM on March 3, 2011

Dead Space and Dead Space 2
posted by travis08 at 10:58 AM on March 3, 2011

(Previously and previouslier on the blue, re: Demon's Souls.)
posted by supercres at 11:02 AM on March 3, 2011

Condemed 2 and Siren: Blood Curse.
posted by white_devil at 11:04 AM on March 3, 2011

Dead Space or Bioshock, but in either case start with #1, because if you love the first episode you can move on to the second. Graphically either one will knock your socks off.
posted by tula at 11:13 AM on March 3, 2011

Is Amnesia: The Dark Descent available on that platform? Cuz that game requires diapers.
posted by elendil71 at 11:20 AM on March 3, 2011

If you've got a reverse-compatible PS3, the PS2 game Rule of Rose is scary and disturbing.
posted by Anephim at 11:32 AM on March 3, 2011

F.E.A.R. and F.E.A.R. 2 have some seriously scary and immersive gameplay. Probably my favorite games of that genre.

2nding Bioshock. If played with the lights off, keep a pair of underwear handy.
posted by Capa at 11:34 AM on March 3, 2011

Dead Space and Dead Space 2 (srsly, the pack is the creepiest baddie ever).

Silent Hill: Homecoming is really good. Especially if you can pretend it's not actually a Silent Hill game but rather a decent horror game that got jammed into an existing franchise to make money.

If you can do PS2 games Rule of Rose is creeeeeeepy.
posted by geekchic at 11:36 AM on March 3, 2011

Resident Evil 5
Dead Space 1 & 2
FEAR 1 & 2

*Cheap Scares:
Condemned 2: Bloodshot
The Darkness

*Under $10 used at GameStop
posted by AloneOssifer at 12:32 PM on March 3, 2011

Hey, thanks folks! I'll check these out!
posted by Myca at 3:59 PM on March 3, 2011

Ooh, and you know, Amnesia isn't available for PS3, but it's available for my Mac, and I just happen to have the new TV set up as a second monitor ...

Yes. This is a good idea.
posted by Myca at 12:08 AM on March 4, 2011

I'm playing Amnesia now, and holy crap.

Also, I've got Dead Space sitting in my trunk, and once Amnesia is done, I'll be checking it out.
posted by Myca at 3:51 PM on March 14, 2011

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