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These games will keep you awake for weeks. Photo: Outlast by Red Barrels

These games will keep you awake for weeks. Photo: Outlast by Red Barrels

If dressing up as a ghost and going to a party doesn’t quite give you the fright you were hoping for on Halloween, how about staying in and scaring yourself silly with some of the most terrifying games you’ll ever play? We’ve picked out eight classic horrors that are guaranteed to give your the creeps, whether you’re playing on console, PC or smartphone.

So, turn off the lights, wrap yourself in your favorite blanky, and tell your neighbors to ignore your screams.

Flippypad

A new concept by product designer Samuel Herb shows the vast potential of Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone, which will start hitting the markets in early 2015. This concept appeals to the gamers and shows a hinged controller with a complete set of gaming buttons available on the front along with the traditional R and L buttons on the back of the device.

Fire-TV-game-controller

If you haven’t already placed your order for an Amazon Fire TV game controller, then you’re in for a lengthy wait. It’s selling so well that orders placed today won’t ship until May 11 at the earliest.

polar bowler

Did you know that today was National PB & J day? WildTangent Studios sure did, and they chose today to launch Polar Bowler, an arcade-style puzzle platforming game that’s available on the iOS App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon Appstore.

In this new game, you’ll take control of the titular polar bear, PB, and his sidekick penguin, J, and shoot them across the frozen landscape with a giant slingshot. PB sits on top of an upgradeable inner tube, catapulted through tight turns and loops to knock down all the bowling pins which are inexplicably set up around the arctic play land.

HTC-One-M8-gaming

HTC has confirmed that the new HTC One M8 has a hidden “High Performance Mode” that’s activated automatically when it runs a benchmark test. The company says it’s a feature for those with a thirst for power, and it has explained how users can enable it manually if they wish to do so.

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