7 games that capture the feel of PSX & PS2 era survival horror

The Evil Within

I can already hear the elitists screaming: “This isn't survival horror, it's action horror!” Yeah, yeah, yeah, but here, the distinction is razor thin. It might have combat-focused segments the further in you go, but in all other respects this game is quintessential survival horror in a more modern presentation.

Third person style, avoiding monsters, classic environments, inventory resource management, escaping traps: The Evil Within is really the iconic Resident Evil style gaming updated to current gen consoles, even if there are a few tweaks here and there that go beyond the traditional bounds of the genre.

Published Oct. 31st 2016

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