5 scary games to download if you're staying in this Halloween

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Keep the atmosphere spooky while you wait for trick-or-treaters.

Since Halloween falls on a Monday this year, most people got their partying done over the weekend. But just because you're staying in doesn't mean you can't still celebrate the spookiest season of all as you give out candy to trick-or-treaters.

If you'd like to enjoy a creepy game or two on Halloween night, give one of these a shot. They're all available for digital download and can be ready to play in minutes. 

1) The Evil Within

Made by Shinji Mikami, who created the Resident Evil series, The Evil Within puts you in the shoes of a veteran cop forced to survive in a gruesome alternate universe.

Price on Amazon: $9.99

Buy it here

2) Silent Hill HD Collection

By far one of the most masterful horror games ever made, Silent Hill 2 on its own is worth the replay time in HD. But the collection also includes Silent Hill 3, which boasts the most interesting narrative of Team Silent's era. Both are not to be missed.

Price on Amazon: Free with PlayStation Now subscription ($19.99 a month)

Buy it here

3) Resident Evil series

Not only is the Resident Evil series an ideal pick for Halloween night game time, but there are so many options to choose from. Just a few of the choices available for direct download include Resident Evil 0 HDResident Evil 4, Resident Evil 5, and Resident Evil Revelations.

Price on Amazon: $3.99-$19.99

Buy it here

4) Layers of Fear

You are an insane painter trapped in a Victorian mansion, which you'll explore as you spiral into the depths of your own madness. What's not to love?

Price on Amazon: $9.99 - $19.99

Buy it here

5) Five Nights at Freddy's series

An instant classic, the Five Nights at Freddy's series is a great way to test your mettle as you try to survive a week in a pizza joint with animatronic creatures that are not exactly inanimate. Best played in headphones with the lights out!

Price on Amazon: $2.49 - $3.99

Buy it here


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