5 creepy mobile games to play this Halloween
It’s Halloween night, but you’re stuck somewhere with no trick-or-treating to do, or even a spooky party to attend? Or maybe, you’ve exhausted out all the horror content on Netflix? Fret not, for we’ve got a little more for you. If you’re looking to get even more spooked out for the rest of the night, we’ve listed down five creepy mobile games for you to try. Check them out.
Playdead’s INSIDE was first released in 2016 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC before making its way to iOS devices in 2017. In the game, players control a boy who finds himself a dystopian world. Players must solve puzzles to keep the story moving and also avoid the main character from dying along the way. If the character dies, players can continue from their most recent save point.
Developed by NetEase Games, Identity V is a 1 vs 4 asymmetrical mobile game. Players first enter the game as a detective who receives a letter inviting him to investigate an abandoned manor. The game features a gothic art style, several mysterious storylines, randomized map adjustments, and, as mentioned, the 1 vs 4 gameplay. There are also multiple characters to choose from and customize.
Into the Dead 2
Coming in as a sequel to Into the Dead, Into the Dead 2 brings players in a zombie apocalypse and do whatever it takes to survive. The game has about seven chapters, 60 stages, and numerous challenges in between. To fend off the zombies, players can use and unlock a variety of weapons, firearms and can traverse several environments within the game, such as oil fields, military bases, campsites, and more. Into the Dead 2 also has daily and special events for players. The game is free to play, but users can purchase in-game items with real currency.
Distraint: Pocket Pixel Horror
Described as a 2D psychological horror adventure game, Distraint was originally developed for PC and launched on Steam in 2015. Players take up the mantle of a young man named Price, and the story’s ball begins to roll when Price needs to seize the property of an elderly woman. Pocket Pixel Horror features a 2D side-scrolling gameplay, minimal controls, hand-drawn graphics, and atmospheric music and sound design. The game is available on iOS for PHP 49, while it is free to play (with paid in-app purchases) on Android.
Dead Effect 2
A first-person shooter game with sci-fi and RPG elements, Dead Effect 2 follows the story of its predecessor and is set on a spaceship named ESS Meridian. Players can choose one of the three main characters to control and then fight off the aliens and soldiers sent to the facility. The game also allows players to train their characters, collect and upgrade weapons and gear, and even use body implants. Aside from that, Dead Effect 2 features numerous antagonists, dark ambiance, and fully-voiced narrations.
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