There’s something about Halloween that evokes thoughts of scary creatures, treats and just plain fun. A good way to join in the Halloween spirit this time of year is to switch from playing your usual games on the PC to some Halloween-focused games. Read on for five PC games that will get your Halloween juices flowing.
Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe’s The Black Cat
Black cats are often associated with Halloween. In Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe’s The Black Cat game, a black cat leads you to clues to locate missing objects. The scenery in this hidden object game is dark and mysterious. It will definitely put you in a Halloween mood. Game players must have Windows XP/Vista and DirectX to play Dark Tales: Edgar Allan Poe’s The Black Cat. Check out the game’s free trial or buy it for $6.99 at the BigFishGames website.
Halloween Bejeweled was created by Popcap Games, Inc. Considered a puzzle game, Halloween Bejeweled is available on a variety of gaming websites, including MSN’s Zone website. Grouping three like Halloween treats such as candy corn, caramel apples and pink suckers, players of Halloween Bejeweled will have a sweet time letting go of stress. The more matches you make, the more points you receive. The game’s screen is laid out in a colorful grid. Add in the spiders and pumpkins and you’ve got a spooky Halloween game. Go to the Zone website to play Halloween Bejeweled for free.
Plants vs. Zombies
Plants vs. Zombies by Popcap Games, Inc. is an awesome Halloween game. One of the most popular games purchased for iPhones, iTouches and iPads, Plants vs. Zombies is an action arcade game that can also be played in the adventure mode. Plants vs. Zombies reminds us of Halloween all year, with all those zombies running around. Starring lots of ghouls and 50 levels of play, Plants vs. Zombies provides hours of Halloween fun. Requirements include having an iPhone, an iTouch or an iPad with iOS3.0 or later. Find it at iTunes in the App Store online.
Super Hyper Spider Typer
Here’s one for the youngsters(okay, the adults, too)-Super Hyper Spider Typer. Yup, it’s an educational game to improve typing skills. Not only encouraging speed in typing but accuracy as well, the friendly red, hairy spider watches over as the player types words on the lizards’ backs as quickly and accurately as possible. An educational game by Kaboose, this game is on the Kaboose website. You must have Adobe Flash or Shockwave to play this game on your PC. Play it at no charge at the Kaboose website.
Transylmania2 is another fun Halloween game. Created by Kaboose and found on the Kaboose website, Transylmania2 presents simple, enjoyable game play. Accompanied by scary music in a big castle, the main character, “Vampy” is being stalked by the village people. Will they destroy Vampy as he jumps and flies to fight them? Transylmania2 is an entertaining Halloween arcade action game. Try it, you’ll like it. Transylmania2 requires Adobe Flash or Shockwave to play and can be played for free on your PC at the Kaboose website.