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Halloween Treats: PixlBit's Favorite Games of the Season

The staff sounds off on their favorite Halloween games - what's your go-to Halloween gaming experience?

Bloodborne

By Blake Turner

I honestly feel like Bloodborne is this generation's Halloween classic. It's the perfect marriage of camp and legitimate thrills, as you've got the silly steampunk werewolves and witches clashing with nightmarish cosmic horror in a way that actually works. If you own the DLC, you're in for a special treat with the most oppressively atmospheric level in the history of the Souls series.

Even without that, this is a masterwork of horror that celebrates both the silly and the serious, the campy and the depraved, the fun with the downright sinister. It's a Japanese game that just understands the seemingly contradicting elements of the holiday and juxtaposes them with professional glee. For that, it is a macabre masterpiece that will be remembered well into the 

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Comments

Matt Snee Staff Writer

10/17/2016 at 10:45 AM

AH, I never considered Majora's Mask as one of these, Casey!  Good pick!

Cary Woodham

10/18/2016 at 05:33 AM

I prefer the original Luigi's Mansion over Dark Moon, but the sequel is still pretty fun.  And the ending is just adorable.  I'm actually working on a writeup at GamerDad.com about Luigi's Mansion Arcade, which I got to play not too long ago.

Catherine Hauser Staff Alumnus

10/18/2016 at 03:46 PM

Jealous you got to play it!! How was it? It looks super fun.

Cary Woodham

10/18/2016 at 06:23 PM
It was a lot of fun. My review of it will go up closer to Halloween, so keep checking the GamerDad.com site and my blog.
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