13 Video Games To Play On Halloween (That Aren't Horror-Themed)


October. The leaves are changing colors, the air is growing colder, and the veil between the living and the dead grows thinner. What better month than this one for which to offer up a celebration to one of the greatest holidays of all time? Yep: Halloween. Not only does Halloween center around a theme of general spookiness, but it involves dressing up, eating buttloads of candy, and activities including pumpkin carving and haunted hay rides. And did I mention the buttloads of candy? Many like to get into the Halloween mood by watching television specials or participating in horror movie marathons. If you're a nerd like me, however, you might get yourself pumped by playing video games. It would be easy to list the many horror games from Resident Evil and Silent Hill but, great as they are, it's nice to be able to change things up a bit, too. So, in honor of this grand holiday - and in ditching the horror genre for something less conventional - here are 13 great video games choices for the Halloween season that you probably won't find on any similarly-themed lists (in no particular order)...

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