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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, t...

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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 challengin...

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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 s...

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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 con...

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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, a...

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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 favori...

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Minecraft Halloween Skin Pack hell-raised $770K for charity

The Minecraft Halloween Skin Pack racked up a total of $770,448 for charities, developer 4J Studios revealed today. All proceeds from the spooky add-on, sold on Xbox Live for a month at 160 MSP ($2), are being split between the Block by Block, SANDS Lothians, Child's Play, and Macmillan Cancer Supp...

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Mass Effect 3 goes trick-or-treating with a Halloween Challenge

BioWare is celebrating Halloween with a special trick and treat-inspired multiplayer challenge in Mass Effect 3. Beginning today and running through November 5, there are three new tasks for players to take on to earn a special holiday reward: Players need to run five extractions on the Firebase G...

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Killing terror with technology

Welcome to The Level Grind, a column hell-bent on asking questions about video game design from the gamer's perspective. This week we examine scary games, in celebration of Halloween! One of the main points stalwart defenders of Resident Evil 6 seem to be making in comments of many reviews is that...

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