As the spooky scares of Halloween drifts over videogames, there's a scarily good selection for you to enjoy on PlayStation Network. Dare you download these delights?
If you fancy something a little bit different from your usual trick or treating fare, PSN has the perfect solution to bring a little more fun to your Halloween. For a hauntingly suitable start, how about giving your PlayStation 3 a chilling new style with a variety of wallpapers and themes that can change the background, icons and colours of the Home Menu? Resident Evil 5, Killzone 2 and Devil May Cry 4 have all been given the theme or wallpaper treatment, which will lend a suitably creepy look to your PS3.
If you're brave enough to try some scares first hand, why not download a few of the games and demos on PSN to get you playing?
Siren Blood Curse
Urban myths take a horrific turn in Siren Blood Curse, where you follow a television crew looking to investigate Hanuda, the Vanished Village, where human sacrifices are said to have taken place. Available in 12 TV series style episodes, this is one game that aims to chill you to the core as you and the visitors of Hanuda must save any survivors against the terrifying Shibito, living dead, and other terrifying monsters.
Explore the underwater city of Rapture, where shocks lurk around each corner thanks to a complex story, rich array of fascinating characters and frighteningly intelligent enemies. A first person perspective adds to the scares as BioShock offers a thrilling experience which you can dip into with this demo.
For those who prefer their beasties a tad cuter, PixelJunk Monsters is ideal. Controlling a Forest Defender, it's your task to protect a brood of innocent offspring from the likes of spiders, golems, flying beasts and more. You even have the option to team up with a partner in the two player mode if you're not prepared to face the horror of failure alone...
Buzz!: Horror Movies Quiz
Looking for something a bit more cerebral? Let the Horror Movies Quiz test your metal with a challenge that puts your knowledge under a spooky spotlight. Download this pack to add it directly to Buzz!: Quiz TV's in-game carousel and indulge in the realm of monster movies and gruesome film trivia. Just make sure you stay on the sofa instead of behind it...
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