From The Simpsons: Tapped Out to Angry Birds, here are the best festive freebies.
Happy Halloween! If you're looking for a new game that'll get you in a macabre mood, or you just want to know whether it's worth upgrading one you already own, we've pulled together all of the best games that have been given a Halloween makeover.
The Simpsons: Tapped Out
The Simpsons: Tapped Out has taken the App Store by storm, and the release of the Treehouse of Horror Halloween update earlier this month has only served to keep those tapping-fingers even busier. New buildings like the Springfield cemetery allow you to breed your own zombies, Marge the Witch introduces some new, time-saving abilities and there are plenty of artifacts to be uncovered for helpful in-game rewards. If you're looking to earn some new treats and donuts, you can even head into your friends' towns and vandalize the place with toilet paper and eggs!
Check out the links below for some handy tips on how to get the most out of this devilish update to the game.
This popular platformer has wowed critics and players alike with its extensive gameplay campaign, unique environments and precision touchscreen controls. The recent Halloween update added 12 new disguises for you to collect with your hard-earned cash, so be sure to update your game if you want to get stuck in.
Angry Birds Seasons
The ever-popular Angry Birds marks the Halloween celebrations with 45 levels of pumpkin-smashing, ghoulish action. Don't expect to be led gently into the action though, as this specially themed edition throws you straight into the deep end in terms of challenge. Definitely an update for those who have already mastered the original.
Bakery Story Halloween
Taking the simulation-lite genre further than even Kairosoft are prepared to go, TeamLava's Bakery Story has nevertheless taken the App Store by storm with its pastry-based shop sim gameplay. The new Halloween edition of the game introduces new themed recipes such as Cauldron Cupcakes and Spider Brownies, while new ghoulish guests will visit your store which can now be fitted out with all kinds of freaky furniture.
Ticket to Ride
The Halloween update to Ticket to Ride doesn't do too much to affect the gameplay, but that's probably a good thing given how obsessional the fans are when it comes to its perfectly tuned gameplay. What you can get in this latest update though is a spooky new witch conductor, new screens music and sounds, as well as two brand-new achievements which will reward you with a jack o' lantern avatar.
Not only has Tongue Tied charmed the pants off gamers with its irreverent and cheeky humor, it's also entertained us with its challenging but varied physic-based gameplay. The third update for the game 'Bloodhound' brings 20 new levels for the Halloween season, along with a new graveyard environment, hidden trinkets and an eery new soundtrack.