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From Haunted Houses to Zombies: The Most Frightening Scary Horror Games
Do you enjoy the adrenaline rush of being scared out of your wits? Are you a fan of horror movies and looking for a new way to experience fear? Look no further. In this article, we will explore some of the most terrifying scary horror games that will leave you trembling with fear. From haunted houses to zombies, these games will push your limits and keep you on the edge of your seat.
Haunted Houses: A Classic Thrill
If you’re a fan of haunted houses, then horror games that feature eerie mansions or abandoned buildings are sure to provide an exhilarating experience. One such game that comes to mind is “Resident Evil 7: Biohazard.” Set in a dilapidated plantation house in rural Louisiana, this game combines atmospheric horror with intense gameplay. As you navigate through dark corridors and solve puzzles, you’ll encounter grotesque creatures and terrifying jump scares that will keep your heart pounding.
Another notable haunted house game is “Amnesia: The Dark Descent.” In this first-person survival horror game, players find themselves trapped inside an ancient castle with no memory of how they got there. With limited resources and a lurking presence that feeds on fear, this game is guaranteed to make even the bravest players feel vulnerable and terrified.
Zombies: A Never-Ending Nightmare
Zombies have been a staple in horror culture for decades, and scary horror games featuring these undead creatures are always popular among thrill-seekers. One standout title in this genre is “The Last of Us.” Set in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by infected humans turned into zombies, this action-adventure game blends intense combat with an emotionally gripping storyline. The realistic graphics and immersive gameplay make every encounter with the infected a heart-pounding experience.
For those seeking a more intense zombie experience, “Resident Evil 2” is a must-play. This remake of the classic survival horror game takes players back to Raccoon City, where a zombie outbreak has turned the population into flesh-eating monsters. With its atmospheric setting and relentless undead enemies, this game will keep you on your toes as you fight for survival.
Psychological Horror: A Mind-Bending Challenge
If you prefer horror games that mess with your mind, then psychological horror games are perfect for you. “Silent Hill 2” is often regarded as one of the best examples of this subgenre. As players control James Sunderland through the foggy town of Silent Hill, they unravel a deeply disturbing story filled with symbolism and psychological torment. The game’s haunting atmosphere and psychological twists will leave you questioning reality long after you’ve put down the controller.
Another mind-bending horror experience is “Layers of Fear.” In this first-person exploration game, players step into the shoes of a disturbed painter as they navigate through a constantly changing mansion. Delving into themes of madness and obsession, this game uses clever storytelling and visual trickery to create an unsettling experience that will keep you guessing until the very end.
Survival Horror: Fight or Flight
For those who enjoy intense gameplay and heart-pounding action, survival horror games provide an adrenaline-fueled experience like no other. “Outlast” is a prime example of this genre. Armed only with a camcorder, players must navigate through an abandoned psychiatric hospital filled with deranged inmates. With no means to defend yourself other than hiding or running away, every encounter becomes a tense battle for survival.
Another standout survival horror game is “Alien: Isolation.” Set fifteen years after the events of Ridley Scott’s iconic film “Alien,” players assume the role of Ellen Ripley’s daughter as she tries to survive aboard a space station infested by one relentless xenomorph. The game’s AI-driven alien enemy constantly adapts to the player’s actions, making every encounter a nerve-wracking game of cat-and-mouse.
In conclusion, if you’re a fan of being scared senseless, these scary horror games will provide an unforgettable experience. Whether you prefer haunted houses, zombies, psychological torment, or survival challenges, there is a game out there that will cater to your darkest fears. So grab your controller and prepare for a night of terror as you dive into these spine-chilling virtual worlds.
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Top Haunted Houses in Eastern Ohio – 2023
Here is a compiled list of haunted houses in eastern Ohio. Updates for the 2023 Halloween season are now underway!
This list includes hayrides, trails and other Halloween attractions in Eastern Ohio and extreme western Pennsylvania. There are plenty in the Youngstown area to choose from, ranging from basic haunted houses with simple Halloween decorations to hayrides, to full-scale festivals with bonfires, bands and concessions. Some of these attractions are OK for kids but be sure to visit the haunted house’s website to determine if they are kid friendly.
Each year, the haunted house attractions in the area seem to open earlier and earlier in the season. Many are opening in September and stretching through the first week of November. As the attractions become more sophisticated and complex, they are extending the season. September is a great time to head out since the weather is warmer, but if you prefer the chill of the October night air, there are even more options for you.
Now, onto this year’s list of attractions!
Cheeseman Fright Farm
This Halloween attraction includes a haunted hayride, corn maze and several haunted walk-through attractions, out in the middle of a 650-acre farm site. Each year there are new layouts, and the attraction is physically demanding! For children and “wimpy adults”, Cheeseman Fright Farm also features daytime hayrides, hay jumps and a petting zoo as part of their “Pumpkin Festival” during daylight hours. Also, Fright Pass is available to beat the lines, as well as bonfires to keep warm. Kids under 12 must be with an adult.
2022 Dates: Friday through Sunday nights, from 9/23/22 thru 10/30/22. Dark until 10:00pm.
http://cheesemanfrightfarm.com/ 147 Kennedy Road, Portersville, PA
Factory of Terror Haunted House
Celebrating their 21 st anniversary in 2022! After being affected by COVID last year, this year all five shows will be open! This “3-time world record winner” is over a mile long, and one of the largest indoor haunted houses in the world. See if you can make it through all of the attractions… This year’s final attraction is all-new: The Abyss ! Prior years’ attractions included 1300 Lost Souls, Industrial Nightmare, Lafayette 13, Massacre on Mahoning, & House of Nightmares – many or all of which may be back this year.
There is also a bigger and more extensive “Scare Shop” at the end, and there are three new bars on site as well.
2022 Dates: Opening Night 9/23/22, then Friday & Saturday nights through October. Plus October 16, 23, 30 & 11/5/22. 7:00pm – Midnight FRI / SAT, 6:00-9:00pm Sundays.
https://fotohio.com/ 4125 Mahoning Rd NE, Canton, OH 44705
Fear Forest Haunted House & Hayride
Head out to Fear Forest for “68 acres of terrifying fun!” There should be plenty to do this season, again at the new location next to Dollar General. The featured Insane-a-Tarium Haunted House is claimed to be the most intense of all haunted houses in Youngstown. There is also the Forbidden Cornfield , with only one way in and one way out (this maze takes about 10 minutes), and the Psycho Path haunted outdoor trail. Finally, don’t miss the Haunted Hayride , featuring special effects and live actors along the mile-long route, including a large vortex tunnel.
2022 Dates: Fridays – Sundays beginning on 9/23/22 and running through October, 7:00 – 11:30pm (9:30 pm on Sundays).
https://fearforest.com/ 6878 Tod Ave SW, Warren, OH 44481
Fearscapes is a haunted walk-thru and maze, located near Ellwood City, PA. The theme is based on a research base that has gone “nightmarishly wrong”. Dare to make it all the way through as other worldly beings wreak havoc around you!
New for 2021, back again is the Escape Fearscapes escape room. This is booked separately.
2022 Dates: Five weekends in October (beginning 9/30/22), Friday & Saturday nights. 8:00 – 11:00pm.
https://fearscapeshaunt.com/ 1503 Brentwood Ave, Ellwood City, PA 16117
Fortress of Fear
Back for its 22 nd season in 2022, Fortress of Fear will be once again providing a haunted carnival atmosphere. Fun park rides, Tilt-a-Hurl and Glo-Karts are among the many attractions. This year they are featuring Zombie Abomination , where you can try your hand at shooting zombies as the pop up… The Fortress is creative and offers new surprises each year, and never fails to be “scary for even seasoned veterans”!
2022 Dates: Friday & Saturday nights beginning 9/23/22 through October, also 10/9 & 10/30. 7:30 – Midnight (Sunday to 11:00 pm)
http://www.fortressoffear.com/ 12175 State St NE, Alliance, OH 44601
Haunted Schoolhouse / Haunted Laboratory
Head west to Akron for a bit of everything at this long-running attraction! Both the Schoolhouse (in it’s 49th year) and Laboratory (42nd year) will be open in 2022, with many new improvements and scares. Experience creepy stories come to life from the school librarian, Ms. Alvah – will you escape her spells? Then try to escape the Laboratory before the crazed Dr. Guggenheim finds you – and avoid being infected as you go!
Be sure to make time for the Monster Midway , featuring a gift shop, food trucks and bar. New for 2022: Midway-Only Admission for only $5! There is also a Parent Zone, free of admission, where older folks can wait for their kids. Come early for the Beer Before Fear hour from 6:00 – 7:00pm as well…
Like Factory of Terror , they will be honoring 2020 season passes through the end of 2021!
2021 Dates: Opening 9/23/22, then Friday & Saturday nights through October. Also 10/16, 23, 30 & Halloween. Also 11/5/22. 7:00 – Midnight (7:00 – 10:00 pm on Sundays & Halloween).
https://www.hauntedschoolhouse.com/ 1300 Triplett Blvd, Akron, OH 44306
Hell’s Hollow Haunt
Not Verified for 2022 – Most likely CLOSED
Hell’s Hollow featured two attractions: the Bloody Barn , which was a three-level haunted walk-thru, and the 25-minute Haunted Hayride which traversed through the Hollow itself. The attraction was held each year by Spring Valley Golf & Lodge.
The website is still not working, and was down last year as well. Also, Hell’s Hollow is no longer listed as an event on the Spring Valley website. Therefore, this one is probably not happening.
2022 Dates: Not verified for yet for this year, probably closed
340 Bestwick Rd, Mercer, PA 16137
Maniacs in the Woods
Returning for its 6 th season in 2022, the Maniacs are ready to scare you right out of the woods. This haunted trail is non-profit and all volunteer, with proceeds benefiting scouting units from around the area. This attraction gets great reviews and rivals the larger haunted houses! Concessions and live entertainment will be on site. Also, don’t forget to warm up around the bonfire!
2022 Dates: Friday & Saturday nights in October (beginning 9/30/22), Dusk – 11:00pm
https://www.facebook.com/maniacsinthewoods/ 2619 Hoagland Blackstub Rd, Warren, OH 44481
Not Verified for 2022 – Check back for Updates
Since 2017, this Haunt has been scaring Schenley Avenue and drawing more and more visitors. It is run by a family in their front yard! Best of all, it is free! Last year this event was cancelled, but hopefully it will return in 2021.
So far, nothing has been posted about 2022, but it is still early. Last year they posted about making 2022 even larger, with a larger area, more actors and more displays.
2022 Dates: Event was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID restrictions, last year it seems to have taken place on Halloween only. Typically, this is held during the last week of October.
https://www.facebook.com/SchenleyAveHaunt/ S Schenley Ave, Youngstown, OH 44511
Zombageddon Paintball Hayride
Help the folks at Drew Farms eradicate the flesh-easting zombies that have overtaken the grounds! As the story goes, the government tried to cover up the creation of these mutants by hiding them in this remote location, but each October they keep coming back!
Ride along on the Zombie Battle Wagon and shoot the zombies as they pop up and approach. Each person gets 125 paintballs… There is also a traditional hayride, included in the price of admission. Also, “Ride-along” passes are available for those not wanting to shoot paintballs at zombies…
2022 Dates: Friday & Saturday nights in October, 7:00 – 11:00 pm (9:00 pm on Sundays). Note: opening weekend it will open a bit later, at 7:30 pm. Also Sundays 10/16, 23, 30. from 7:00 – 9:00pm
http://zombiefightnight.com/ 356 Bower Rd, Fredonia, PA 16124
These haunted houses in eastern Ohio range from large to small and offer something for everyone. But if you are looking for even more haunted houses to check out this season, here is a list of haunted houses in Pittsburgh . There are several that are worth the drive…
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On this page you will find haunted locations and legends of Mahoning County. Many of these are genuine and documented haunts, but others may be legend or hearsay. Remember, we do not condone trespassing. Always seek permission before entering private property. If you know of a haunting or legend not listed for this county, please submit them through our Haunting Submission Form .
Austin Log Cabin – This old log cabin was built in the late 1700s by the township’s founder, John Austin. The cabin is now a historical landmark and is said to be guarded by a headless soldier. Residents of the town have reported seeing the headless figure in the upstairs windows as they go by. The curator has seen the soldier many times while working in the cabin.
Compass West Apartments – It is believed the apartments were built atop an Indian burial ground. Several murders have occurred on the property along with at least one suicide where a young man hanged himself with a chain from a playground swing. Residents who live on the top floors of some of the apartment buildings have reported hearing footsteps above them at night. Mysterious banging sounds have been heard coming from unoccupied apartments and ghostly children have been seen playing around the complex.
Strock House – Dogs in the home would bark at something unseen in the middle of the night and were terrified of a particular corner. The home was once part of the Underground Railroad. (Credits: Mary Rose Morley)
Beloit House – A home in the town of Beloit is said to be haunted by a murder victim who was shot and killed in the basement. Strange noises have been heard and the alarm system trips for no apparent reason. Related: Contribution
First Covenant Church – Some church members have heard strange noises, including voices and the sound of a chainsaw. Cold spots are felt throughout the church and a blurry figure has been seen sitting in the corner.
Hopkins Road House – Residents of the home have reported hearing music and laughter coming from the first floor as they laid in bed, as well as footsteps. The home was a stop on the Underground Railroad. In the 1950s, Youngstown police shot and killed a man on the edge of the pond.
Paradise Grove Cemetery – This cemetery is said to be haunted. The sound of chains and whispers can sometimes be heard there.
Walnut Street House – There have been reports of hearing voices and whispers or tapping on the walls during the night in a home along Walnut Street. People have also reported seeing a shadowy figure walking through various rooms. Objects are often moved around in the home or end up missing altogether.
Locust Grove – This old summer picnic area and swimming hole is said to be haunted by the many children who have supposedly died there. The area was closed down in the 1970s. Swimmers sometimes report feeling hands pulling at their legs while swimming. However, the current property owner has stated that no children have died at the location.
State Route 170 – A young man who died after wrecking his car on the bend of this road is said to haunt the road. He is sometimes seen wearing a flannel shirt and stands about six feet tall. The apparition appears to float across the road and is semitransparent.
Lipply Road – The cemetery that sits in a group of trees in the middle of a hayfield along this road supposedly contains the graves of three witches. Legend says their stones are those that are written in German. However, further research indicates the graves belong to a pastor and his family. Ghostly figures have been seen in the trees and passing vehicles have been known to have problems.
North Benton Cemetery – The grave of an atheist named Chester Bedell is cursed by a great number of snakes. On his deathbed, Chester challenged that his grave be infested with snakes if God was real. The undertaker had trouble burying him because of the unusual number of snakes. Snakes slither in and out around his grave to this day.
Mahoning Avenue Home – A house on Mahoning Avenue in North Jackson is the site of many odd occurrences. Residents have seen mysterious wet footprints in the basement and black silhouettes creeping around. Animals in the house stare at unseen persons, growl at walls, and are sometimes afraid to go into the house. Pictures are known to fall off the walls and belongings are scattered about. (Credits: Stacey VanValien)
Lexington Road – Also known as Jewish Cemetery Road, the road is haunted by the dog of the old caretaker who died after being struck by a car. The dog would always walk the road looking for his master, Zeke. The dog was also hit by a car sometime later and is still seen walking down the road around dusk.
Mill Creek Park – Ghostly figures and orbs have been spotted in the park at night. There have reportedly been numerous drownings in the lakes and a number of fatal car accidents near the site.
Risher Road Residence – A house located on Risher Road across from the Boardman side is demonically haunted. In 2011, a contractor installing updates to the house hurriedly left shortly after beginning work and only months later stated he witnessed an object levitate and a work tool of his was thrown toward him. Residents who live at the home have reported apparitions and hearing voices. Mysterious noises are often heard in the basement, kitchen, living room and the upstairs area. Family members house sitting said the place was haunted and they would never house sit again. Psychics reading the house reported various entities including amazing demonic activity. A dirt patch next to the driveway, near Midlothian Street, does not grow grass.
Smokey Hollow – Student workers with the community recycling program have heard unexplainable whispering at the recycling site at Harrison and Adams Street. Most of the whispers were difficult to transcribe, but “17B” is heard most frequently. Witnesses have also reported brief cold spots, even on the hottest summer days. (Credit: Dean)
Youngstown Playhouse – The Youngstown Playhouse is over 80 years old and has always led the nation as one of the most successful and longest-operating community theatres. It once reigned as the nation’s largest. People have reported an overall creepy feeling when entering the playhouse. There are unexplained noises and things mysteriously move. There are reports of cold spots, strange whispering, and ghostly music. Some have reported a shadow man who sits in the balcony during rehearsals and performances. Something may haunt the light booth above the balcony as a half-seen face has surprised actors and stagehands. It appears and vanishes only when the booth is dark and empty. After being seen, a mysterious thing in white slides through a closed door. A former security guard said the feeling that someone is watching you can sometimes be overwhelming. He said that he is convinced a playhouse ghost followed him home one night. He could feel it waiting in the back seat of his car, feeling knees pressed up against his seat. These examples are just a small portion of the hundreds of stories of ghosts that haunt the playhouse.
Youngstown State University – The Kilcawley House – During the summer, students have reported hearing strange growling noises and whispering in the back stairwell near the RA’s room. Occupants of the three person room at the end of the hall have reported hearing scratching noises on the ceiling and have reported many mysterious occurrences. The apparition of a custodian can sometimes be seen on the sixth floor.
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All New! Coming Fall 2023 to the DeBartolo Commons at Southern Park Mall
Your heart will race as you try to escape the bloodbath of the Slaughterhouse. Murderous fiends will stalk you while you dodge grisly, butchered carcasses. Find your way out before it’s too late!
The stench of death and decay will leave you feeling sickly as you enter The Crypt. Dead bodies lie around every corner in different levels of decomposition. Every step you take deeper into the crypt becomes more sickening with the foul smell of rotting flesh.
Mysterious events happen within the Sinister Swamp. The wet, creepy darkness is an ideal home for snakes, eerie creatures and lost souls. While some have gotten lost inside the swamp, those on the run have found refuge inside its dark, watery expanses, making it a perfect hideout to continue their gruesome compulsions. Will you make it out to tell the wicked tales of the Sinister Swamp?
We will also have a Nightmare Lounge for ages 21+, featuring food trucks and merchandise.
Nightmare in Boardman is located at the DeBartolo Commons at Southern Park Mall, 7401 Market St, Youngstown, OH 44512.
Additional support provided by Cocca's Pizza