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Valve 'underestimated' desire for Dota 2 event, explains lack of Diretide

Last year, Valve ran a special in-game event for Dota 2, called "Diretide," to coincide with the real-world event of Halloween. This year, Diretide was nowhere to be found, and it's only been just recently that Valve explained why. So why no Diretide this year? According to a post on the Dota 2...

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Indie Royale bundle celebrates Halloween with Organ Trail and more

A new, spooky Indie Royale bundle is available to purchase at a current minimum price of $5.24. The Halloween 2 pack includes eight games: Organ Trail: Director's Cut, Dark Fall: Lost Souls, Nightmares From the Deep: The Cursed Heart, Rise of the Ravager, Exceed 2nd: Vampire REX, Alien Zombie...

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Two old ghosts argue in Team Fortress 2's Halloween update

Now through November 11, Team Fortress 2 is celebrating All Hallow's Eve with a new "Scream Fortress" update including a custom Payload Race map replete with spooky skeletons, magic spells and two bickering old men. The custom map is Helltower, where the Red and Blu teams must each push their...

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Steam scares up some deals with a Halloween sale

Steam's streak of holiday sales continues unabated. The Steam Halloween sale, which runs until November 1 and sees discounts extended to numerous "creepy" games, is currently underway. Sorry, wallet. Highlights include Benjamin Rivers' Home for $.74, Darksiders for $4 and Darksiders 2 for $10,...

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Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams updates with new Halloween level

Indie developer Black Forest Games has released a new Halloween-themed level for its Kickstarter-funded 2.5D platformer Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams and its PC follow-up Rise of the Owlverlord. Today's free update extends the sisters' dimension-shifting adventure with a lengthy and...

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Minecraft treats Xbox players to Halloween texture pack

Minecraft on Xbox 360 is getting into the spirit of the season with a Halloween-themed texture pack, available now through November 3 on the Xbox Marketplace. You can spookify your world by adding ghosts, jack-o-lanterns and more for the low, low price of free. Even Internet monster Slenderman...

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Prices plummet on 3DS, Wii U Resident Evil games

To celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year, Capcom has slashed prices on its Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Resident Evil games by a sizable 50 percent. From now until the end of October, prospective bio-weapon slayers will find the Wii U version of Resident Evil Revelations priced at $20 on the...

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Don't Starve's free horror mod, The Screecher, turns survival into terror

Halloween is a good holiday for Don't Starve, since it generally involves a hefty amount of eating (candy) and more mad scientists than any other festive day. To celebrate, Don't Starve is half off on Steam, $7.50, and a horror mod called The Screecher is free to all owners. The Screecher turns...

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Frighteningly cheap gaming music bundle arrives Tuesday

Just in time for Halloween, the curators at Game Music Bundle have revealed plans to launch a collection of haunting video game soundtracks. Dubbed the "Game Music Bundle ... of the Damned," the offer includes music from Limbo, Dead Space, Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and Plants Vs Zombies,...

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Halloween brings costumes and free stage to Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

The guys and girls of DOA will become the guys and ghouls of DOA when you download the Trick-or-Treat Halloween Costume Set for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, available now on PS3 and Xbox 360 for $24.99, or $1.99 per costume if you prefer to purchase individually. The set includes Halloween...

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