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Our Halloween costumes 2008 to 2014: a Destructoid tribute


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Nov 08
[Old-school Dtoid community blogger craineum shares his last seven Halloween adventures with us. What an awesome dad! Want to see your own stuff appear on the front page? Go write something! --Mr Andy Dixon] I haven't written... read
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CoD Advanced Warfare, Dragon Age Inquisition up to 20% off


Yep, it's another CoD
Nov 01
Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. If you're a PC gamer questioning why you need to spend the full $59.99 for a purely digital copy of Call of... read
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Halloween demos

Happy Demoween, Destructoid!


Win cash, play demos, egg Mr. Andy Dixon's house!
Oct 31
Just in time for Halloween, we've got several devilish announcements that may be of interest to you, our ghoulish Destructoid readers. First up is a monstrous ten-gigabyte demo that just went up on Steam for Tango Gamework's ... read
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Xbox 360 copy up for grabs
[Update: Contest over! Random winner is jondier. Thanks to all who participated! Those are some good looking costumes :)] Do you like dressing up for Halloween? I sure do! In fact, just a few years ago I went as Princess Peac... read feature

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Fangs for the Memories: Two Way Mirror of Terror


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Oct 28
[Dtoid community blogger TheDustinThomas shares with us his memory of one of the best jump scares in the entire Resident Evil series. Want to see your own stuff appear on the front page? Go write something! --Occams... read
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5 spooky places that should be in a videogame


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Oct 27
[Dtoid community blogger SpielerDad offers up some real life spooky places that would be a perfect setting for a horror game. Warning: Pseudo-NSFW images below. Want to see your own stuff appear on the front page? G... read
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[Dtoid community blogger SeymourDuncan17 suggests 10 delightfully spooky things for gamers to enjoy this Halloween.  Give it a read and throw your suggestions in to the comments.  Let's all share what makes us ... read feature

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Bloggers Wanted: Fangs for the memories


Give us your fear
Oct 05
[This month's Dtoid Community Assignment is in honor of my favorite holiday, Halloween!] October always makes me feel good. It starts cooling off. The nights feel richer and more clear. That awful tapioca pudding hellscape ca... read
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Outlast

Whistleblower is the upcoming DLC for Outlast


You can also get the game and the soundtrack for 33% offf
Nov 01
Outlast really scared me when I played it back at PAX East earlier this year and it seems to have been a debut success for developer Red Barrels, enough to warrant some DLC. The Canadian studio has revealed the expansion wil... read
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Halloween

What are you going as this Halloween?


Show us your costumes!
Oct 31
Last year, I dressed up as Princess Peach for Halloween. I made the costume myself. I was SO. BEAUTIFUL. My brother-in-law made his own Mega Man costume, and my wife went as some dude from the Internet. They were... less beau... read
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The Bundle of the Damned 2
[Update: Contest over! Winners have been notified via Dtoid PM.] Our friends at Groupees have just launched their Bundle of the Damned 2, and just in time for Halloween we've got 20 codes to give out to lucky Dtoiders! The B... read feature

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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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TF2

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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