For all the best chills and thrills, these games come highly recommended.
After setting our fears alight with Amnesia: The Dark Descent, Frictional Games told a slightly different, more sci-fi story with SOMA. Taking us into a far future, underwater lab that was falling apart, the first person title featured horrifying machines with human voices dotting the hallways as protagonist Simon struggled to recall the truth. The reality of the situation and the horror of what must be done would make the narrative that much heavier and more involving. It’s not a scare per minute title but SOMA succeeds wonderfully as a disturbing descent into the abyss.