Prepare for the haunted holiday coming your way with some paranormal activity. Get in the spirit of Halloween with these five games starring those spirits of the deceased and small, evil creatures. After all, it's an All Hallows' Eve tradition to bring sinister ghosts and mischievous goblins back to life, if only for one day.
- Spirits ($3) — Guide floating spirits home in this ethereal game, winner of best aesthetics at IndieCade LA. Build a bridge, create a gust of wind, dig a tunnel, or block winds to shepherd the spirits back to where they belong.
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- Pac-Man ($3) — This arcade classic is now updated for touch! Tilt or rotate your iPhone to keep Pac-Man well-fed and avoid the badgering Pinky, Inky, and Clyde.
- The Creeps! (free) — Chase away ghosts, aliens, and dinosaurs with toy blasters, glue bottles, flashlights, and boomerangs. Upgrade to premium and unlock the Halloween Theme pack.
- Awakening: The Goblin Kingdom Collector's Edition (free) — The third installment of the puzzle-intensive Goblin Kingdom series takes players on a journey through rugged, mountainous terrain full of dark, mythical creatures.
- Goblin Invasion for iPhone (free) — Dig for treasure, trade, invade, steal ores, find gold, and compound gems, all while trying to defend your fortress from malicious goblins.