2017 turned out to be a fantastic year for horror games. A beloved old franchise returned to its roots in Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. The 2015 hit SOMA finally launched on Xbox One and unveiled its all-new Safe Mode, making it a great time for new players to dive in. More than a handful of smaller indie gems shined through the big-name franchises, and a few even housed secrets darker than we could’ve imagined.
Here are the best horror games of 2017.