Spooky Android Games update (DO NOT BSH)

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 21 Oct 2016

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It’s that time of year again. As Halloween nears, many of us like to scare ourselves silly by playing horror games or watching freaky flicks, but you don’t need a console, , television, or movie theater to get some seasonal thrills: you can find them right on your phone. 

Some of these Android games are straight-up scary, designed to spook you with shocking sights or gruesome action, while others simply ooze a ton of eerie uncertain atmosphere as you explore shadowy terrain solve puzzles. And a few are just familiar games given a Halloween makeover: they’re not likely to frighten you, but the festive look is a nice touch. In any case, these are the games to play right now if you’re seeking some Halloween fun on the small screen.

Subway Surfers
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Subway Surfers is always a reliable pick for seasonal themes, sure enough, this enduringly fun endless runner has been decked out for Halloween. Now, ke—the young, graffiti-tagging hooligan you control—is trying to evade a enstein’s monster while sprinting through a Transylvania-themed course.

As ever, the goal is dodge obstacles on the train tracks by leaping, changing lanes, rolling, all while trying to collect as many coins, power-ups, items as you can. Besides the new pursuer, the entire setting is loaded with spooky sights pumpkins alike, plus there are Halloween-themed costumes other goodies to unlock. 

Subway Surfers (Free)

Hidden City: Mystery of Shadows
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Object-find games thrive on smartphones tablets, one of the most popular entries today has been given a Halloween makeover. G5’s Hidden City: Mystery of Shadows is already an atmospheric game, set in a mystical metropolis filled with monsters magic, so the addition of Halloween scenery fits in nicely. 

The world map is now decorated with pumpkins ghosts amidst the darkened streets, but there’s a lot more than that: the biggest is ck’s , a new scene added for the occasion. You can also unlock Halloween-themed avatars items by completing events during the month, the added perks help make this a seasonal treat for hidden-object fans.

Hidden City: Mystery of Shadows (Free)

Temple Run 2
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It’s been out for a few years now, but it’s nice to see that Temple Run 2 can still put on a good show to bring back lapsed players for some Halloween fun. The behind-the-back runner has been decked out with an array of timely visual tweaks, which make for a spirited sprint. 

The new Spooky Summit environment is decked out with pumpkins, ghost icons, eerie sights, plus all of the characters have been given new skins—turning your usually-generic lead into a skeleton, monster, or werewolf. You’ll also swim through slime ride into a haunted mineshaft along the way, while these visual enhancements don’t really change the gameplay, it’s a fun reason to revisit this freemium great. 

Temple Run 2 (Free)