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Just in time! Steam's Halloween sale has started

I typically like to consume all manner of horror media throughout the month of October. The weather is changing and if I'm going to stay inside, I might as well freak myself out with spooky scary things. It just feels right. But this year, ...   read


Gears of War 4 gets all spooky and scary for Halloween

[Header courtesy of Reddit user Perrinho] Unbeknownst to me, Gears of War has celebrated Halloween in the past. Apparently there was an event for 3 that featured pumpkin heads and it looks like The Coalition is set to follow suit with Gears...   read

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Scream Fortress VIII is now live

Team Fortress 2 is celebrating its eighth (!) Halloween this year, and new events and items went live a few hours ago. Valve may be feeling a little pressure from Overwatch, because it looks like there's more new stuff available this time t...   read

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Destiny sure knows how to celebrate Halloween

When it comes to Destiny, I'm mostly stuck listening and nodding politely in response to words and phrases that, as a non-player, hold no meaning. But I can appreciate any video game that embraces the Halloween spirit, even something as ma...   read

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Overwatch's Halloween Terror event starts today

One of the last gaming-related things I saw before going to bed was this image of a Frankenstein's Monster-esque take on Roadhog, and one of the first bits of info beamed to my eyes this morning is word that the Overwatch Halloween update ...   read


A leak shows Halloween-themed content coming to Overwatch soon

Halloween costumes and Overwatch's generally bad-ass skins seem like the perfect match, so of course people have been clamoring for seasonal content. We all know it's coming, it's just a question of when and how. A Reddit poster by the name...   read


Scare up a fight in Street Fighter V's Halloween update

Capcom doesn't want people to remember Street Fighter V for its root access or poorly constructed story mode. No, it wants you to remember that all of the cool costumes are microtransactions and that it gave you free bonus characters! You j...   read


Look ridiculous with this Proto Man Halloween costume

Remember last year's Mega Man Halloween costumes? Well they're back, in Proto Man form! This one actually looks a little better, seeing as it comes with a scarf, and is made of material that seems like it wasn't made out of a bed sheet (and...   read

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Five Nights at Freddy's Haunted House opening soon in Las Vegas

Circus Circus in Las Vegas is teaming up with the creator of the Five Nights at Freddy's (FNaF) series to create a haunted house that will feature his game's characters. Circus Circus creates several new haunted houses every ...   read

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Video game ghost stories #3: Buried in the ground

Journal Entry #1: I moved to a new town today. It was a last-minute decision, and I didn't even have a place picked out, so it was a little scary. Luckily, a raccoon named Nook showed me some really cheap houses to rent, so I now have a hom...   read


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$16 Killing Floor 2, Free Tribes, & Halloween sale in Weekend Deals

Skipping out on the Saturday night costume soirée? No problem - this weekend is filled with PC gaming sales galore on Halloween (and non-Halloween) themed titles. Probably the best in the business right now is GMG's "Face Your Fears"...   read

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Video game ghost stories #2: The faces

Link made his way out of the clock tower, still in Deku Scrub form thanks to the Skull Kid. He just needed to find a way to return to his regular body. The Happy Mask salesman apparently knows the secret. Wandering around Clock Town, Link f...   read

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Get in the Halloween spirit with Rare's 'Nightrare' video

Halloween is nearly upon us, and Rare has chosen to share its "Nightrare," video, featuring a few of its famous mascots. It was made by a small team for Rare's 2015 Creative Jam, and it's merely a trailer, so don't have high expectations --...   read

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What special in-game events are happening this Halloween?

Halloween, one of the best days of the year, is almost upon us! With the sweets and pumpkins also comes a landslide of in-game events for almost every game released ever. Here’s a quick run down of some of the things you can find in y...   read

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Video game ghost stories #1: Man eater

Journal Entry #1: We recruited a new member to our party today, but they're a little... strange. We found them hanging out in a swamp eating frogs. At first, I thought it was an enemy, as their appearance startled me, but they seemed eager ...   read

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Steam's Halloween Sale is full of spooks and savings

Halloween can quickly turn into an expensive holiday. Fake graves for the yard, sexy costumes, and peeled grapes aren't going to buy themselves. But, if you've budgeted irresponsibly, Steam's here to bail you out again. Just underway, Steam...   read

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Halloween sale: $3 Left 4 Dead 2 and 200 other PC games to munch on

Costume parties and trick-or-treating may be all the rave, but it's also prime time for zombies and scary story gaming. In celebration of spooky time, Green Man Gaming is running a "Face Your Fears" PC gaming sale with titles up to 90% off ...   read

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Heroes of the Storm's new Halloween content is pricey

Blizzard is about to hold its Hallow's End event in Heroes of the Storm and that means a new mount and skin, a 50 percent XP boost in all regions, and the chance to unlock a Jack-O'-Lantern portrait. The new Headless Horseman's Charger moun...   read

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Ultra Street Fighter IV's Halloween costumes are bonkers

Street Fighter V might be coming out early next year, but Capcom isn't done with Ultra Street Fighter IV just yet. The PC, PS3, PS4, and Xbox 360 editions of the game are getting new Halloween costumes, which will be available as ...   read

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Halloween games

What are you playing this Halloween season?

Halloween is my favorite holiday. Aside from being a great excuse to dress up like an idiot, party with friends, and drink terrible pumpkin-flavored booze (that any other time of the year you’d dump into the nearest gutter), it has th...   read

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Team Fortess 2 goes to space with the community-made Invasion Halloween event

[Update: Turns out Valve in fact is doing a Halloween event. This is simply the Community-made Halloween event. We've updated the post below to reflect this.] The Halloween update is one of the biggest times of the year for Team Fortr...   read

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These Pokemon Halloween pumpkin stencils are adorable

The official Pokemon website is getting in the holiday mood this year, as it has provided Halloween pumpkin stencils for all. The patterns are free -- just head to the site and print them. Some of them are spooky, some aren't (and one, Espu...   read

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Celebrate Halloween in Rocket League

Halloween will be here before we know it -- especially if you're a Rocket League fan. If you play the game between October 18 and November 2, you'll be able to earn spooky customization items as post-match drops whether you win or lose. The...   read

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Our Halloween costumes 2008 to 2014: a Destructoid tribute

[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 an article her...   read


CoD Advanced Warfare, Dragon Age Inquisition up to 20% off

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 Duty: Advanced...   read

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