A mix of menacing movie-turned video game treats currently await you on the Epic Games Store for free should you be interested,
For those of you looking to amp up your Halloween there’s Bloober Team’s Blair Witch, a title that might lack the subtlety of its movie inspiration, but one that wants to amplify the tension and dread of it.
And if you’re looking for something a little less likely to leave you cleaning brown stains out of your trousers on 1st of November, there’s always the absolutely must play Ghostbusters The Video Game Remastered. I’ve spoken about this game previously in a list of “Eight games that perfectly capture the spirit of the movies they’re inspired by“, where I like many others have professed this game to fit snugly into the Ghostbusters’ world and lore while retaining a lot of what made the movies so fantastic.
For links and descriptions of the games available see below, and note that these games are free until 5th November.
Ghostbusters The Video Game Remastered (2020)
Developer: Saber Interactive
Publisher: Mad Dog Games
Hunt, fight and trap a variety of new and familiar ghouls and phantasms, all remastered in HD resolution. Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered equips you with cool gadgets and upgradeable weapons to play with in huge boss fights and destructible environments. Scan and analyze targets with the P.K.E. Meter and Paragoggles, then strap on your Proton Pack to wear ghosts down with the blast stream before wrangling them with the capture stream.
Blair Witch (2019)
Developer: Bloober Team
Publisher: Bloober Team
It’s 1996. A young boy disappears in the Black Hills Forest near Burkittsville, Maryland. As Ellis, a former police officer with a troubled past, you join the search. What starts as an ordinary investigation soon turns into an endless nightmare as you confront your fears and the Blair Witch, a mysterious force that haunts the woods…