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Halloween Games

Need some spooky entertainment for Halloween? These Halloween games have plenty of ghosts, ghouls, and jack-o-lanterns that are just right for this haunted holiday.

Bashing Pumpkins
Simply move your mouse cursor over the pumpkins to make them explode. It's a simple game mechanic, but the pumpkins are fast and it's not easy to get them all.

Dr. Lynch: Grave Secrets
A seek-and-find mystery game that features 14 paranormal investigations as you try to help Dr. Lynch disprove rumors of the supernatural.

Exmortis
A casual point-and-click adventure game with a horror theme, Exmortis takes you to a creepy abandoned house in the wilderness. All is not as it seems, as there are supernatural forces and a mass murderer at work.

G.H.O.S.T. Hunters
In this game it's your job to find out whether Majesty Manor is really haunted or not. Similar to MCF: Ravenhearst, this is good search and find game, although it's a little lacking on puzzles.

Ghoul Academy
Fight off the undead hordes with your double-barrel shotgun in this side-scrolling Flash game. The full version features four worlds and twenty levels of ghoul hunting action.

Haunt the House
In Haunt the House it's your job as a ghost to possess objects and use them to give people a good scare. The more of them you frighten and send running out of the house, the more powerful you become.

InkLink Halloween Edition
The Halloween edition of InkLink at Shockwave.com lets you take turns drawing all sorts of Halloween-themed objects. Others compete to be the first to identify the drawing correctly.

Jack-O-Lantern Creator
Create a virtual Jack-O-Lantern with this free Flash toy for kids. Select from a variety of eyes, noses, and mouths for your pumpkin, which can then be printed.

MCF: Ravenhearst
Mystery Case Files: Ravenhearst is a classic hidden object game where you are sent to investigate an abandoned mansion. Some rooms are locked with engaging puzzles, and there are a limited number of hint available to help when you get stuck.

Shrunken Heads
Matching shrunken heads before they reach the top of the screen is how you score points in this free Halloween Shockwave game.

Slingoween
Fling your jack-o-lantern through the air like a rubberband, trying to hit as many candies as you can on the way to the next peg. Watch out for the spooks that wander across the screen.

Spooks
An adventure game where you take on the role of a ghoul girl named Mortia, who unexpectedly wins a live goldfish. Living things are very unusual in the Land of the Dead, so Mortia sets out to "save" her little fish. It's imaginative, well-written, and free. (6.7 MB)

Trick or Treat Smash
A match 3 puzzle game with a Halloween theme. Build up your Supermove Meter and you'll unleash some spooky helpers to help get you through the tough spots.

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