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It’s All Hallows’ Eve once again. And what better way to enjoy the holiday spirit(s) than to have a good scare – or ten?

Since nobody at 148Apps could come up with an answer to that question we’ve created a list of our top picks for spooky, creepy, scary, and unsettling iOS titles in honor of the ghoulish festival. Hopefully these games won’t be too much for you to handle…


The Walking Dead – Season 1

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The Walking Dead isn’t conventionally scary in the “Aargh! What the heck just jumped out at me??” kind of way, but it’s distinctly unnerving. It taps into that instinct to protect those we care about then shows us just how easily the life we once knew can be taken away forever. Forcing you to make tough decisions that are a matter of life and death mean you never get a chance to calm down or relax. Instead, you’re constantly on edge in a world that makes no sense any more. If that’s not deeply scary, I don’t know what is. – Jennifer Allen
 

Ellie – Help me out… please

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Ellie – Help me out… please is a short, but creepy puzzle game that revolves around the player’s interactions with a kidnapped girl through a security camera feed. It definitely has some Saw vibes thanks to its puzzle room nature and voyeuristic perspective.

Although the puzzles are a little opaque, immersion in the very tiny game world is precisely what makes it kind of creepy. Not necessarily creepy in the “spooky” sense, but in the sense that players start questioning the game’s bizarre setup. Who is the player character? Why is this girl in this room? What does it all mean? – Campbell Bird

Continue reading 148Apps’ Top Picks for the Scariest, Spookiest, Creepyiest, and Halloweeniest iOS Games »

The House of the Dead: Overkill­ – The Lost Reels Review

The House of the Dead: Overkill­ – The Lost Reels Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Crude, rude, and sometimes just downright distasteful, The Lost Reels brilliantly toes the line of acceptability, while still delivering solid on-rails shooter action.

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