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Horror games featuring zombies

Lately, zombie movies, games, TV series and books are a theme that gets lots of attention. In the 80s and 90s there were a few horror zombie themed games, but not that many, and those games weren't exactly horror. Zombies were often portrayed as cartoons.

Most popular zombies games

House of the Dead
shooterWindows XP/98/95
Carmageddon
racingDOS, Windows XP/98/95
Halloween Harry
shooterDOS
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Alone in the Dark 2

DOS1993protected4/5 Infogrames
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Alone in the Dark 3

DOS1994protected4.1/5 Infogrames
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Blood

DOS1997protected4.2/5 Monolith Productions
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Carmageddon

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protected4.2/5 Stainless Games
Carmageddon was a controversial and violent vehicular combat / car racing game, where the player must compete against a number of computer controlled opponents. Running over pedestrians and damaging opponents cars grant time bonuses and credits to be spent for upgrades.
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Ghosts 'n Goblins remake

Windows2004freewareremake4.1/5
Ghosts 'n Goblins is an iconic arcade game developed by Capcom, first released in 1985. It’s widely remembered for its challenging gameplay and its distinct horror-fantasy aesthetic. This is a faithful remake.In Ghosts 'n Goblins, players assume the role of Sir Arthur, a brave knight on a perilous quest to rescue Princess Prin-Prin, who has b...
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Halloween Harry

DOS1993freeware4.2/5 Interactive Binary Illusions
Halloween Harry is a DOS science fiction multi-directional scroller shooter game. Halloween Harry - later renamed Alien Carnage - was published by Apogee, developed by Interactive Binary Illusions and designed by John Passfield and Robert Crane.
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Horror Zombies from the Crypt

DOS19903.8/5 Astral Software
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House of the Dead

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Sega
House of the Dead is an old horror-themed rail shooter game, developed and released by Sega in 1998. The whole gameplay can be summarized in a single sentence "a first-person 3D shooting gallery with zombies". House of the Dead runs on older version of Windows, so you may need a virtual machine to play it properly.
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Lords of Doom

DOS19904.1/5 Attic Entertainment Software
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Monster Bash

DOS1993protected3.3/5 Apogee Software
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The Typing of the Dead

Windows XP/98/9519993.5/5 Smilebit
The Typing of the Dead is a distinctive video game, essentially a typing adaptation of the classic rail shooter arcade game, The House of the Dead. Initially debuting in 1999 as an arcade machine, it later became available on other platforms as well.In The Typing of the Dead, players wield a keyboard to dispatch approaching hordes of zombies and ot...
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