The greatest day known to mankind, Halloween, is officially here. On Halloween, the ghouls, ghosts, monsters and everything in between are given their time to shine, making the world a much wickeder – and enjoyable place.
In celebration of All Hallow’s Eve, Steam launched their official Halloween sale yesterday, putting some of the video game world’s spookiest games on deep discount. Of all the games offered, a few are certainly worth your time more than the others. Below, the best games in this year’s Steam Halloween sale can be found below.
Left 4 Dead 2
The must-have, asymmetrical multiplayer shooter packs more frantic gunplay and walking undead than players can possibly imagine. Left 4 Dead 2 has long been one of the most popular games on Steam, and at the current sale price of $4.99, there is no better time to pick up the game than now.
One of the most atmospheric series of all time, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and its expansions throw players into the brutal wasteland of a post-apocalyptic Chernobyl. Featuring some seriously terrifying enemies, immersive gameplay, and realistic gunplay, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and the following expansions are worth every penny.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines
Considered by many to be one of the greatest role-playing games of all time, VtMB brings the World of Darkness franchise to life, placing players in the shoes of a freshly turned vampire thrown into a chaotic and dangerous world of vampire clans and horrific beasts. In terms of well-written games, VtMB is a work of art, boasting memorable characters, an engaging story, and deep role-playing elements.
Lauded as one of the best modern offerings in the horror genre, Outlast places players in the role of a journalist who follows the wrong lead. Miles Upshur is planning to investigate the haunting Mount Massive Asylum when he uncovers that the truth is often more terrifying than fiction. Thrown into a world of unspeakable abominations and wicked foes, Miles’ quest for survival in Outlast is a white-knuckled thrill ride throughout.
Similar to VtMB, Alan Wake is a video game worth brining up when discussing strong narratives. As the titular character, Alan Wake is a study in sanity as player’s experience the strange events surrounding what seems to be a simple vacation. As Alan attempts to relax and write his next big hit novel, he finds himself face to face with characters ripped right from his own work and his wife mysteriously vanished. Presented in a way that will make fans of The X-Files and Twin Peaks giddy, Alan Wake is a game that players will never forget.
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