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Puppeteer shows off its spooky 'Hallowee' level

If you're creeped out by things like puppets, dolls, and scarecrows moving around of their own volition, or – less likely – giant pumpkins and vampire disappointment, perhaps you should steer clear of this Puppeteer trailer, which shows off the "Hallowee Ville" environment. The rest of...

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GOG celebrates Halloween wrong with anti-scary games sale

GOG.com is putting a selection of Halloween-themed games on sale today and tomorrow, the Halloween theme being they're "not scary." Each of the 16 spine-soothing games is priced 50% off, and the hair-settling assortment features entries from Simon the Sorcerer, Worms, and Rayman to name a few. If...

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It's a Virtual Console Halloween

Welcome to Living in the Past, a weekly column about what's new in old games. Now get off our lawn. If you're going to be at home this Halloween, waiting to dispense candy and tinny Wilhelm screams to neighborhood children, why not pass the time with some spooky games? While it's easy to tell you...

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Closure closes in on 66% off Halloween sale on PSN [update]

Closure is shutting off two thirds of its price, going for $4.99 later today on PSN. Eyebrow Interactive's light-based puzzler is also discounted on Steam for the same price. The Steam offer ends on November 1, while the PlayStation Blog is less clear about the PSN sale's, er, closure. The post...

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They Bleed Pixels hemorrhages price for Halloween, adds free level

They Bleed Pixels will be on sale on Steam for $3.39 through November 1. It's a gentle suggestion from developer Spooky Squid Games that you should spend your Halloween spilling blood and setting custom checkpoints. Along with the sale, Spooky Squid is adding a totally free new Halloween-themed...

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Weekly Webcomic Wrapup is in costume

It shouldn't come as a surprise that everything seems to be Halloween-themed these days. With the spooky holiday upon us, let's reflect on some of our favorite scary games and hilarious gaming-related Halloween costumes. ... Ahh. It's fun to think back fondly on the memories, isn't it? Feel free to...

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Team Fortress 2 becomes 'Scream Fortress' once again, adds zombies and potions

Team Fortress 2's fourth-annual "Scream Fortress" festivities have begun, bringing with them the usual blend of spooky items and ghastly baddies. This year's event, which runs until November 8, is also accompanied by a now-customary comic book, which explains how such terrifying circumstances came...

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Rock of Ages F2P on Steam this weekend, celebrates spooky times

Rock of Ages is joining the season fun with a PC update that includes a redesigned matchmaking system, the ability to practice against the AI while waiting for online opponents, and most importantly of all, a new ghost boulder with cool cloth physics. That's right – cool cloth physics. Tell...

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Minecraft XBLA gets a pack full of skins for Halloween

"The Minecraft Halloween skin pack" sounds like a disgusting bag filled with blocky bits of flesh. The real Minecraft XBLA skins are almost as gross, but in a more charming, less messy way. The Halloween skin pack includes 55 new, creepy character designs donated by developers around the world, and...

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Angry Birds Seasons calls out the Haunted Hogs

The Halloween installment of Angry Birds Seasons adds 30 new levels and ghost bricks, along with some quirky-creepy music, if what's in the trailer gets transferred to the game itself. The Haunted Hogs update is live now – smash some pumpkins without the mess!...

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