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Celebrate flosstober with 'Luigi's Mansion With Lyrics'


brentalfloss does it again
Oct 31
Internet impresario brentalfloss has done it again, taking yet another videogame theme song and adding his incomparable lyrical styling to it. For his yearly Halloween event (which he dubs "flosstober") he's taken the music ... read
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Team Fortress 2 is getting into the Halloween spirit


I'm ready for Scream Fortress
Oct 29
Of all the Halloween events to take place in online games, I feel confident in saying that Team Fortress 2 is among the best at celebrating All Hallows' Eve. It's easily my personal favorite, at any rate. This year's plans ha... read
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A Realm Reborn gets a Halloween event, world transfers


PvP also incoming
Oct 15
Halloween is a joyous time for MMO players with all of the festivities set to kick off. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is getting in on the fun with a Halloween event called All Saints' Wake. Running from October 18 throu... read
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What are you dressing up as for Halloween?


Here's some potential last-minute videogame-themed costumes you could get
Oct 11
Got your Halloween costumes yet? No? Well you still have some time to get something, and Halloween Costumes has a ton of different outfits for sale. There's a ton of videogame related designs up, ranging from Master Chief,&nb... read
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Surprise! Costume Quest is now out on iOS


Just in time for Halloween
Oct 10
Just in time for Halloween is Double Fine's Costume Quest, now available for iOS devices. Sweet! It's available for $4.99 on the App Store, and the Grubbins on Ice DLC pack can be picked up for $1.99.  We loved the game when it came out back in 2010 for XBLA and PSN originally. I wonder how well it translates to touch devices.  read
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Mega Ran and Richie Branson drop The Ghouls 'n Ghosts EP


Spooky Halloween hip-hop
Nov 03
In celebration of Halloween, Phoenix-based rapper Random a.k.a. Mega Ran and Richie "Toonami Is Back Bitches" Branson released the holiday-themed The Ghouls 'n Ghosts EP. It's a collection of song collaborations from various... read
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Epidemic Deluxe rises from the grave


Jay Tholen casts his epidemic on Halloween
Nov 01
Jay Tholen released an album in 2008 called Epidemic which featured an homage to classic horror movie soundtracks by combining eerie atmosphere and sudden chiptune interactions. But feeling the experience was a bit incom... read
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The DTOID Show's Halloween Special! Gaming News! OoOoO!


Boo.
Oct 31
Happy Halloween everyone! On today's SPOOKTACULAR episode of The Destructoid Show, we talk about some festively spooky video game stuff. Because we didn't report on it enough this week, Grand Theft Auto V is coming out t... read
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Celebrate Halloween with awesome music!
This Halloween, you might feel like turning down the lights and cranking up the frights with a run through of a classic game like Resident Evil or Silent Hill. But for my time and money, nothing beats the premier name in acti... read feature

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Dead or Alive 5 costume packs just in time for Halloween


And we're giving some away!
Oct 31
What would Halloween be without sexy costumes? I went into one of those mega-sized Halloween pop-up stores the other day to find that two-thirds of the store was sexy female costumes. They only had crap like 'bloody surgeon' ... read
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Podtoid 225: Double-Ghost Gangbang


Podtoid comes early for a Halloween special
Oct 31
It's a spooky Halloween episode! The gang has a proper scary time, talking about Nintendooooaaaah and the Wii-OOOOOH, followed by some lovely Halloween tips for Jonathan Holmes. He will definitely do them, especially all the ... read
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Dress up for Dtoid and win a free game
[Update: Contest over! Winner is Serkderg the Herkderg!] What better way to celebrate Halloween than by dressing up as your favorite videogame character? And what better incentive to share that costume with the world than the... read feature

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GOG.com has a Halloween 'Not-Scary Games' sale


The least creepy games ever are 50% off
Oct 31
GOG.com is running one of its ever-present discount offers from today until November 2, all in the name of Halloween. Despite having plenty of horror-themed experiences in its library, the service is playing the irony card an... read
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Pinball Arcade adding Elvira table in time for Halloween


"Party Monsters" now available on PS3
Oct 29
I love Pinball, as I'm sure readers of this blog are well aware. I'm also deeply affectionate for the Mistress of the Dark, Elvira, late-night spookshow queen of the eighties and nineties. So, it's no surprise that I'm highl... read
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Jimquisition: Scare Tactics


Jimquisition happens every Monday!
Oct 29
Dr. Jonathan Crane accepts an invite to give the Jimquisition a lesson in fear. It's the Halloween special, and while your ol' pal Sterling confronts his greatest nightmares, a long-hated horror trope is discussed, defended,... read
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Steam's Halloween sale is on now


Titles up to 75% off
Oct 29
Valve wants to let you know that they've unleashed "monster savings" on many titles in what they're calling their Spooky Spectacular. Over 80 titles are available at "scary" low prices from now until "about the time all the p... read
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brentalfloss and Dj CUTMAN's ode to Slender Man


Willy Wonka will never be the same
Oct 27
brentalfloss and Dj CUTMAN have each been playing the collaboration game recently, and now their journey has brought them into each other's arms. With Brent on lyrical duties and CUTMAN on sound production, the duo are here ... read
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Mega64: Are you ready for a scare story?


Beware of Gameface this Halloween!
Oct 26
"Submitted for the approval of the Mega64 Midnight Society... my story is called... 'The Legend of Gameface!'" Mega64 has a special "scare story" for y'all this Halloween. At seven and a half minutes in length, it's one of the group's longer videos in quite a while, but I enjoyed every second of it, "Shyamalan twist" ending and all. Mega64: The Legend of Gameface [YouTube] read
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Halloween-related game events and content
[Update: Even more Halloween content has been added!] In the week or so before Halloween every year, game makers like to promote their wares with themed events, items, downloadable content and more. This year is no exception,... read feature

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League of Legends Harrowing event officially begins


So many spiders, not enough fire!
Oct 26
A week ago, Riot Games teased its new Halloween event while keeping a good bit of detail secret. Now, not only are more details available, the event has gone live and is in action! There's a new champ out, new harrowing-them... read
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Guild Wars 2: Shadow of the Mad King starts today


Update celebrates Halloween
Oct 22
If you've been neglecting Guild Wars 2 as I regrettably have, the latest content update should offer plenty of incentive for you to clear some time for ArenaNet's Halloween festivities. Shadow of the Mad King begins today wit... read
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Halloween comes early to The Secret World


Ghost cats for all!
Oct 18
Are you still playing The Secret World? Now would be a good time to log back in, as Funcom has pushed out some Halloween-centric content by way of the new update, Issue #3: The Cat God. It wouldn't be an MMO without nods to ... read
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New League of Legends Halloween event detailed


Ack, a spider, kill it with fire!
Oct 17
Riot Games has been very well known for celebrating holiday events in League of Legends with a great deal of flair. This Halloween seems to be no different with the announcement of The Shadow Isles, a newly revealed area of t... read
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Check out these impressive Atlus-o-Weenie costume entries


Atlus' yearly dress-up contest returns
Oct 16
Some of the early entries in Atlus' yearly Halloween costume contest, Atlus-o-Weenie, are pretty impressive. The top prize is technically a $300 Amazon gift card, but it's obvious that the real prize here is bragging rights. ... read
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Warning: this kids' Spyro costume is f*cking nightmarish!


An eldritch horror from beyond reason
Oct 15
Behold! The LORD's cruelest joke! Cast out from Heaven, rejected by Hell, and feared by the realm of mortals. The rules of nature apply not to this misshapen beast, for it is wrought of no natural element. It exists without e... read
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Silent Hill takes over Universal Studios this Halloween


Jul 16
Every year from the end of September until Halloween, the Universal Studios theme parks in Orlando and Hollywood are given a fright-filled makeover for Halloween Horror Nights. Visitors are treated to an evening of gore, hau... read
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Details drop for Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs


Feb 22
Yes, it is officially an Amnesia game. The rumors are true, and the first official details about Frictional and thechineseroom's upcoming horror game have dropped, courtesy of an interview over at Joystiq. The game is set in ... read
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The Binding of Isaac: Now with 20% more evil


Oct 31
[Update: The update still hasn't gone live due to server issues, it will launch when they are back up. No word on when that might be, however.] Halloween is upon us, guys and ghouls. For many of us it's an excuse to dress up... read
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Twisted Metal sorts out my Halloween costume


Oct 31
Of all the nonsense publishers dump on my doorstep, this latest offering from Sony is up there with my favorites. Just in time for Halloween, I stumbled upon this scary clown mask based on Twisted Metal's purveyor of ice crea... read
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Lollipop Chainsaw has a new trailer for Halloween


Oct 31
As promised, here's that trailer Warner Brothers sent over along with its Lollipop Chainsaw Halloween goodie bag. We get to meet Juliet Starling's mentor, Morikawa, and drown in more blood than a human body should be able to... read
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For those of us who like to celebrate Halloween with a horror-themed videogame marathon, a myriad of choices has opened up to us in recent years. Along with the old survival-horror standbys, we now have a new breed of team... read feature







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