5 frightening indie games

This has been a banner year for big-budget horror games: Guillermo del Toro and Hideo Kojima’s widely acclaimed Silent Hills P.T. Demo, Resident Evil veteran Shinji Mikami’s The Evil Within, Ridley Scott’s Alien: Isolation. But indie shops are on the scream team, too — check out our picks for the top 5 most terrifying of 2014.

Lurking (WindowsMac)

In Lurking, you must escape an asylum and avoid capture by the twisted residents, using only your hearing and wits. You must rely on echolocation, each sound you make revealing more of the world you’re moving through — the louder the noise, the farther you’ll see. But you’re not the only one seeing by sound. The game requires a microphone to play but uses it to great effect. Lurking is available for both Windows and Mac, and if you’re a lucky owner of the Oculus Rift, you can get support for the virtual-reality headset.

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giveaway / October 30, 2014 / Software
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