Evolution of Horror Games from 1982 to 2019

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3D Monster Maze 1982
Halloween 1983
The Evil Dead 1984
Friday the 13th 1985
Uninvited 1987
Sweet Home 1989
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark 1990
Alone in the Dark 1992
The 7th Guest 1993
Alone in the Dark 3 1994
Clock Tower 1995
Resident Evil 1996
Resident Evil 2 1998
Silent Hill 1999
Evil Dead: Hail to the King 2000
Silent Hill 2 2001
Eternal Darkness 2002
Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly 2003
The Suffering 2004
Condemned: Criminal Origins 2005
Manhunt 2 2007
Dead Space 2008
F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origins 2009
Amnesia: The Dark Descent 2010
Dead Space 2 2011
Slender: The Eight Pages 2012
Outlast 2013
P.T. 2014
Alien: Isolation 2014
Soma 2015
Layers of Fear 2016
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 2017
Visage 2018
Man of Medan 2019

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