G[ames have given us some good scares over the years. From terrifying atmospheres to sudden jump scares, they know how to make us jump off our seats, and that is exactly what this list celebrates. Here are 15 moments in gaming that scared us off our seat.
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Outlast is a terrifying game. You play as a journalist, exploring a old insane asylum with only your wits and a camera. In the early stages of the game, as you try to figure out what has torn through this once proud hospital, you come across a thin, sickly looking body slumped over in a wheelchair. It seems like nothing at first, just another casualty in the massacre that has swept through the premise. But as you walk by the body it suddenly leaps up, screaming at you and trying to grab hold of you. It comes out of nowhere and tries to murder you, and it isn’t the first thing in the game to do so.