It’s almost Halloween! You know what that means: video games for scary cheap prices. Or just regular cheap prices, but there’s a big picture of a spooooky cauldron full of eyeballs and hands and PC gaming components behind them.

The Steam Halloween Sale runs until November 1, and it discounts a bunch of scary games and movies, as well as quite a few that are not (unless you find Total War: Rome II’s province system utterly spin-chilling). A bunch of said games have received Halloween updates, and Steam has conveniently grouped them together for easy perusal.

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If you need recommendations, I’d say go for The Darkness II (not as good as the original, but at 80 percent off it’s a steal), Darkest Dungeon, Layers of Fear, SOMA, Oxenfree, and the Metro Redux bundle. Older games like Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines and System Shock 2 are also tantalizingly cheap right now.

Lastly, I just discovered that there is a game called Blood And Bacon, and it looks like a steaming heap of pig entrails, but apparently it’s good? I’m tempted to buy it, but it’s like they say: the worst terror of all is poor purchasing decisions. So I’m really at a loss here.

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