Gaming culture is changing right now. While purists still believe that the only way to game is on PC. There is a new subsection of gamers emerging who are playing on their mobile devices. Technological advancements in mobile devices have allowed for some very interesting gameplay.
In addition, with the promise of 5G technology, mobile gameplay is set to get even better. Soon gamers will not be restricted to things like Spectrum service area only for reliable connections. Which means that gameplay can be a more immersive experience. Imagine playing open-world games like Pub G with the augmented reality of Pokémon Go.
7 Best Horror Games on Google Play Store Today
Horror games are growing in popularity amongst mobile gamers today. If you haven’t tried horror mobile gaming yet, these top 7 choices are the best place to start. Any gamer will be able to appreciate the gameplay of these mobile games:
- The Walking Dead series from Telltale
- Eyes: The Horror Game
- Into the Dead 2: Untamed
- Dead Space
- The Abandoned School
- Dead Effect 2
- Dark Meadow: The Pact
#1. The Walking Dead series from Telltale
The Walking Dead series by Telltale is a game adaptation of the popular TV series. There are currently 4 games in the series so far. With each game consisting of 5 episodes each. For those who are skeptical of the gaming experience, there is a free version.
The first chapter of each of the 4 games in the series is free to download and play. The additional chapters of all the games can be bought through in-app purchases.
#2. Eyes: The Horror Game
Eyes is one of the earliest horror games developed for mobile gameplay. That said, it is also one of the greatest. Unlike most games, Eyes, allows the players to use the first-person mode all the time. Though it is set in one of the most unoriginal places, a haunted house. The gameplay and storyline make this game a top contender.
One of the trickiest maneuvers in the game is to stay out of the ghosts’ line of sight. The objective of the game is to break into the haunted mansion and retrieve bags of cash. Remember to keep the sound on for the best gaming experience.
#3. Into the Dead 2: Untamed
Nothing is scarier than a survivor styled zombie apocalypse game. And Into the Dead 2 doesn’t disappoint. If you were a survivor in a zombie apocalypse, would you fight or flee? The game lets you do both. If the hoards of zombies outnumber your bullets, then run for your life.
In addition to surviving the dead undead, you are also expected to take on missions. You can use the reward money from completing missions to increase your armory. The more firepower you have, the better your chances of survival become.
#4. Dead Space
Dead Space might seem like another zombie game at first glance. But it is so much more than just that. In fact, it’s not a zombie game at all. Though the Necromorphs might seem like zombies, they are actually the risen dead.
You can use advanced weaponry like Plasma Saws and Core Extractors to eliminate the Necromorphs. But remember to run and fight another day if they swarm you in large numbers. The gameplay is designed to work best on tablet devices.
#5. The Abandoned School
Finally, a horror game that can send chills down your spine. The Abandoned School has a unique music score. It needs to be heard with the photorealistic visuals for truly, the scariest gaming experience on android devices. The story follows you as a boy, trying to solve the murders of your brother and girlfriend. The gameplay is full of puzzles you need to solve. Explore the school and uncover the truth behind the abandoned school.
#6. Dead Effect 2
If there is one thing Dead Effect 2 teaches us, it’s that aliens can be just as scary as anything else. The unique story and gameplay is a refreshing change from the other horror games out there. The creepy, first-person shooter allows you to select between three characters.
For the complete experience, remember to try the campaign mode as well. The 20-hour campaign mode is the crown jewel of the game. And the graphics are as good as they get. Although an NVidia Shield device does boost the graphics even more.
#7. Dark Meadow: The Pact
Dark Meadow: The Pact is an exploration-based game with one of the easiest weapon controls. The game allows you to explore a haunted hospital, with goblins and witches lurking around the dark. Your objective is to defeat the monsters and make your way out of the hospital.
These horror mobile games are sure to leave you with nightmares. And what’s more is that you can also play these games offline. Personally, I don’t need to worry about data usage or my Spectrum internet prices at the end of the month. Playing offline might take away some of the game features. But I can still expect to get chills down my spine.