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The best apps to enjoy a Halloween of death | Digital Trends Spanish

Halloween is just around the corner, but you still have time to decorate your house, buy candy and get a scary costume that will give your friends the chills. We’re here to help you prepare for the scariest day of the year with our selection of the best Halloween apps.

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The best games for Halloween

Dead by daylight

If you have played Dead by daylight On a console or PC, the mobile version is just as fun. And if you’re new to the game, it’s a 4v1 (player versus player, four versus one) PVP experience where you play as a serial killer trying to take down a group of four survivors, or try your luck as one of these. last, hiding and trying to outwit the killer.

By far the best thing about this game is the selection of sinister horror movie characters you can play like, including Jason from Friday the 13th, Freddy Krueger from Nightmare on elm street and even Michael Myers from Halloween. If you decide to play as a survivor you can also choose some iconic characters like Laurie Strode from Halloween, or Cheryl Mason from Silent Hill.

Randomly generated maps keep the action fresh every time you play, and each character you choose has custom perks, giving the game a longer duration. With many scares, there is nothing like the experience of Dead by daylight this October 31st.


Simulacra ($ 5)

If you’re looking for something a little different from the usual scares and not-so-scary Halloween masks, Simulate it’s a great game for this October 31st. In this horror-themed-type game, you find a phone that belongs to a young girl named Anna and discover a mysterious video message that appears to be a cry for help.

Turns out Anna got lost and no one knows where she is. It’s up to you to put together the puzzle and find out what happened to the girl after talking to her friends, and checking her texts, emails and photo gallery, but her phone starts to behave strangely the more you look at it. The game offers an expansive narrative with five possible endings, so there’s a lot of value for the $ 5 price, plus the game is shot with live actors for an immersive feel.


Five Nights at Freddy’s AR: Special Delivery

If you have already played with the mobile version original of the hit title Five nights at freddy’sThen check out this new version that takes horror a step further (or too far, depending on your bravery) with an augmented reality component. Unlike the original, where you watch the security cameras taking the evil animatronics in Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza, this new installment brings these characters to your home.

In-game, you subscribe to the “Fazbear Funtime Service,” which delivers your favorite animatronics on demand to your doorstep. However, these characters begin to fail, and are suddenly looking for blood instead of fulfilling their role of entertaining. Let us tell you this: There is nothing scarier than a malicious robot rabbit leaping from behind your bed. It is definitely not a title that we recommend that you play in the solitude of the night this Halloween.


Dead Trigger 2

It wouldn’t be Halloween without zombies, and if you’re looking for one of the best undead video games, you’ve got to give Dead Trigger 2 (and its predecessor, Dead trigger).

This is a serious zombie game that reminds us of console titles like Dead rising, where you unlock and accumulate a variety of weapons – including ridiculous ones like deadly chickens – to eliminate zombies, build your own hideout, and explore 10 regions with 33 different battlefields. You can play with a touch control, or with the virtual joystick, but don’t let these terrifying characters get you.


Halloween City

This video game allows you to create and manage your own Halloween City. You can decorate the city with many witches, vampires, werewolves, mummies and zombies. Cross breeds of monsters to get new terrifying specimens and try them out in the game.

Collect coins to unlock more items and take pictures of the city you have created to share with your friends. Collect monsters and defeat your enemies in this fun game that is also a great way to entertain the kids this Halloween.


Eyes: The Horror Game

In this horror survival game you are going to explore various abandoned buildings alone in the dark, but are you really alone? A terrifying monster appears and the chase is underway with the unlocking of disturbing levels, including an uninhabited hospital and a ruined school.

This title will give you so many scares that you definitely shouldn’t play it in the dark – unless you’re feeling brave – although it is eerily beautiful, with its decaying buildings and hand-drawn maps.


Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle

Play as horror legend Jason Voorhees from the movies Friday the 13th in this fun title, in which you are going to scare and murder those around you, from Crystal Lake to downtown Manhattan.

There are eight chapters with 100 levels each, and along the way you will unlock some epic weapons. You can choose “PG” rating for (almost) family fun or “R” mode for the most disgusting murder scenes in history.



Our final selection of video games that will scare you to death this Halloween – and maybe we’ll save the best for last – is Granny, an escape game with one goal: to get out of Granny’s (granny) house alive. You have five days to escape, but she is always listening. Listen to everything, so you have to be cautious and quiet.

You can hide under beds, in closets and take advantage of your surroundings. Look for secret passages that could be key to your escape. The app is very scary, and you will have to hold your breath while Grandma looks for you.


The best apps for Halloween

Scary prank

There’s no better feeling than scaring your friends on Halloween, and the Scary Prank app — only available on iOS, although there are similar apps on Android — is one of the best ways to do it. The application looks like a trivia game, pass your phone to your friends so they can “help” answer some questions, then… wait for it… BU! A terrifying ghost suddenly jumps off the screen with a blood-curdling scream.

It’s a lot like those videos that came out a few years ago where they asked you to stare at a photograph that supposedly showed you a ghost, only to be completely terrified when something jumps at you. You can even upload reaction videos to the community and watch other people freak out.


Ghost Detector Radar Camera

Is your house haunted? It’s time to find out with one of the most popular ghost hunting apps. Ghost Detector Radar Camera is the perfect app to scare your friends with scary entities. Just open the app, then walk around your home, work, or wherever you are until you find a ghost.

Afterwards, you can select a question and have a conversation with the spectrum. There are some very funny reviews about this app, with people who claim to have contacted evil spirits in their homes and others who claim that everything is false. Is it a hoax? The only way for you to know is to download the app.



If you are looking for scary stories to read alone or with your friends this Halloween, Creepypasta is the app you need. This is an iOS-only app that you can download for free, and there are over 14,500 stories in it, including tales about popular characters like Slenderman. Activate dark mode, crawl under your quilt, and prepare to freak out.


Play Boo ($ 4)

Tap Boo is one of the cutest apps we’ve come across (it’s definitely for kids, or big kids) this Halloween. You are going to play as Bonnie, a little girl dressed as a ghost, who wanders around her house, trying to scare her family members. Hide behind curtains or under tables and stay in the dark, or Bonnie will be discovered. With six different scare family members scattered across two floors for you to explore, the game features beautiful original artwork and plenty of hidden surprises to keep you entertained.


Ghost Lens AR

If you want to create a ghostly effect by merging two similar photos of yourself, you can do it with Ghost Lens AR for iOS. You can make it seem like your spirit is leaving your body, create spooky augmented reality video effects, or add terrifying GIFs of ghosts to your own images.

Your photos will suddenly become evidence of paranormal activity, this way you can scare your friends and whoever you want to share these images from beyond.


The best Halloween podcasts


This weekly podcast sees hosts Amanda McLoughlin and Julia Schifini make a drink as they talk about myths, urban legends, and folklore. Every week there is something new and spooky, but what we like the most are the chapters of Your Urban Legends, where the public participates by sharing stories of their city.


Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked

This weekly podcast features accounts of supernatural events told firsthand by those who experienced them, and they are not for the faint-hearted. The chapters include ghosts, evil spirits, a medieval prison, and an imaginary friend who may not be so imaginary. Just remember, whatever you do, never ever turn off the light.


Camp monsters

Don’t have plans to sit around a campfire this year and tell ghost stories with your friends? That doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy the same experience at home. Camp monsters is one of our favorite weekly podcasts, chronicling haunting – and often terrifying – encounters with impossible creatures in the wildest corners of the country. Approach the fire and listen to the following story.



Lore We have loved it since it began in 2015 when we were drawn to the harmonious intonation of its host Aaron Mahnke. This biweekly podcast is perfect to listen to this Halloween if your into strange, mysterious, and often terrifying historical tales. The podcast has over 150 chapters to keep you entertained. It is also worth seeing the tv show.


The NoSleep Podcast

The NoSleep Podcast features original fiction shorts designed to be listened to in solitude and in the dark (or you can turn on the light). It’s definitely not for kids, as each tale is as scary as it is haunting, read by a talented voice actor with ambient music and sound effects. If you like horror fiction and ghost stories, this will be your new favorite podcast.


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