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Toddler Link will melt your heart

Free Dad videos sent us a short film featuring a little girl getting ready to trick-or-treat dressed as Link from Nintendo's Legend of Zelda series. She's more interested in the adventure than the candy, and takes on more tha...   read

 
 
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That's one elaborate Pokemon Go costume

I've seen lots of fun gaming-themed Halloween costumes today (feel free to share yours, if you have one!), but none of them can touch this clever interactive Pokémon Go outfit created by Matt Borgelt in which passersby can grab a Po...   read

 
 
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Review: Halloween Forever

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Five creepy video game clowns, just in time for Halloween

[Clowns...Halloween...you know where this is going ~ JuIc3] Have you heard that there’s a creepy clown epidemic going on? It’s true, the media is going crazy reporting scary looking clowns menacing small children and adults alik...   read

 
 
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Stop what you're doing and play Google's Halloween cat game

Harry Potter, eat your heart out. Google made a cat wizard game and it's so cute you're going to want to punch your eyes in. It might be easy to miss: Google has rolled out a new homepage that looks like a Halloween cartoon movie, but ...   read

 
 
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Have anything planned for Halloween?

Good old Halloween never fails to disappoint. The air gets chillier, the atmosphere gets spoopier, and appreciation of the creepies and crawlies shoots straight through the roof. Every time around this year, we all get an excuse to put on c...   read

 
 
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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

 
 
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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

 
 
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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

 
 
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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

 
 
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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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