Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

The scariest game on all Nintendo home consoles

The word “family friendly” is often used to describe everything Nintendo touches, but we all know it better. The consoles of the famous Japanese card makers have been kneeling in the dead as long as they exist.

Yes! In the spirit of this most eerie season, we have selected some of the best horror titles from Nintendo’s hardware history to enjoy your game. Whether you want to be ridiculous and scared with the SNES, or move the gusset with the GameCube, we have a game for you …

Sweet Home (NES)

the publisher: Capcom / Developer: Capcom

release date: December 15, 1989 (USA).

It’s no exaggeration to say that the bones of the survival horror genre are here, but the term “prototype biohazard” touts the ambitions and achievements of this 32-year-old NES game.

Mamiya’s mansion is a complex web of horror, where a party of five unequipped encounters everything from their furniture to the bloody desperate final warning. The looming Permadeath ghost not only worries about all injuries, but also always reminds you that your actions have truly lasting consequences …

Honorable Mention: If you don’t install the NES cartridge properly and the graphics are ruined, the game will still try to run in a broken, garbled state. We hate it.

again, Jesus: Kyoto-style bio-monster — Think of a horror movie classic alien, For NES adventure games by the publisher of Dragon Quest.

Clock Tower (SNES)Clock Tower (SNES)

the publisher: Human entertainment / Developer: Human entertainment

release date: September 14, 1995 (JPN).

An orphan teen Jennifer survives Bobby’s relentless pursuit of scissors snaps, trying to uncover the dark truth behind the murder Burrows family in this chilling point-and-click adventure. Cleverly, some important room placements are slightly randomized at the beginning of each fresh play, making even veterans not know exactly where to run each time, and the terrible habit of Bobby appearing at the worst moments. I have.

Clock Tower has about as many endings as how to die, and continues to play games with the Super Nintendo in nightmares after Halloween.

Honorable Mention: Laplace no Ma — Explore a haunted house with a claustrophobic lamplight in this eerie and stylish RPG-like adventure set in 1920s Massachusetts.

Resident Evil 2 (N64)Resident Evil 2 (N64)

the publisher: Capcom / Developer: Angel Studio

release date: October 31, 1999 (USA). / February 9, 2000 (UK / EU).

Claire and Leon’s zombie-splattered journey through the ruins of Raccoon City is a fine-tuned slice of the perfection of survival horror of all forms, pre-rendered with two CD-ROM-equivalent FMV movies. It’s a miraculous task required to somehow pack the background into one cart, it just makes it feel even more special. There are also some additional features, such as notes that connect the story to the content of the time. N64 The day before Tan Biohazard 0, a game that finally shifts to GameCube.

Honorable Mention: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time — A Word: Red.

Eternal Darkness: Sanity Requiem (GCN)Eternal Darkness: Sanity Requiem (GCN)

the publisher: Nintendo / Developer: Silicon Knights

release date: June 24, 2002 (USA). / November 1, 2002 (UK / EU).

Come for murders, mysteries, and ancient horrors plotting against us over multiple periods and stay for innovative sanity effects.Subtle “Did I do? For real You see …? Change to Reality-Bending the weirdness of pretending to wipe out your precious saved files, Silicon Knights’ unforgettable GameCube title with its players in a way rarely seen before or since. play.

Honorable Mention: Resident Evil — Do you remember the dog corridor? Everyone remembers the PlayStation version of Resident Evil Dog Corridor. Therefore, the remake will not crack the window glass for the first time and shatter it. Forgetting everything you thought you knew about Spencer Mansion is your early warning.

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (Wii)Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (Wii)

the publisher: Konami / Developer: Climax entertainment

release date: December 8, 2009 (USA). / February 26, 2010 (UK / EU).

This alternative to Harry’s search for a daughter in Silent Hill is another horror game dedicated to drawing players into a spine-throbbing experience. So the answers you give Kaufman and your actions throughout the game affect everything. Take the monsters that have to escape, from the character’s outfit to the twisted shape.

This non-genuine version of Konami’s famous series is incorporated into a surprisingly personal horror story. This revelation is a perfect blend of Harry’s daughter’s search and her own attempt to reveal the truth.

Honorable Mention: The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return — Busy to smile at the endless supply of memetic dialogue, and relax alert enough for the end of the screen-filled level monster to rush straight towards you and You just can’t seem to hit the weaknesses, as it raises a car-sized ax on your head and before you get a chance —

Lone Survivor: Director's Cut (Wii U eShop)Lone Survivor: Director's Cut (Wii U eShop)

the publisher: Curve digital / Developer: Super flat game

release date: October 16, 2014 (USA). / October 16, 2014 (UK / EU).

In this adaptable, post-apocalyptic 2D adventure, getting a firm grasp of reality is a complete option and not always very useful. Look for food, sleep soundly if you can, and do your best to hide from the mid-flesh shape wherever you go.

Will “you” finally succumb to madness and guilt and be free from nightmares, or just dance away at night?

Honorable Mention: Project Zero: The Maiden of Blackwater — you can see dead people whether you want it — and many of Project Zero’s dead people reach out to the Camera Obscura with their ghostly fingers. I don’t want to see ..

Sunless Sea: Zubmariner Edition (Switch eShop)Sunless Sea: Zubmariner Edition (Switch eShop)

the publisher: Digerati

release date: April 23, 2020 (USA).

“”There’s nothing scary about a small boat on a dark green geeIs a happy little idea that can’t overcome contact with Sunless Sea’s excellent writing.

This is a game in which the human soul is carried by a crate and the impossible children of snow, blood and teeth slowly melt on your journey, and your strange and often cursed crew From a lover meal It depends as much on your mood as the cruel whims of the mysterious cosmic power. Sun. Sun. Sun. Sun.

I was scared of Nintendo Life and it was very scary that I didn’t dare to review it. [Ouch! – Ed]

Honorable Mention: Alien Isolation — By paying close attention to the details of the late ’70s sci-fi set, Amanda Ripley’s improvisational survival attempt is personal where most of us want to never visit. It feels like a tour. Brilliant switch ports are everything.

These were our choices, but what are you? How about a handheld? Which Nintendo horror game would you like to bring to Halloween?