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4 New Indie Games to Play on Halloween


I Am Dead

"I Am Dead is a charming puzzle adventure game from the creators of Hohokum and Wilmot’s Warehouse about exploring the afterlife."

Release Date: October 8, 2020

Developer: Hollow Ponds, Richard Hogg

Publisher: Annapurna Interactive

Available for: PC

Price: $19.99

My Thoughts: The bright environment depicted in the trailer offers an interesting spin on the realm of the dead.


1. AnnaPurna Interactive. Lighthouse image from I Am Dead. Retrieved from the AnnaPurna Interactive site. Accessed October 13, 2020.

2. Steam. "I Am Dead." Retrieved from the Steam site.


Ghost Beat

"Ghost Beat is a rhythm game about a little ghost, who try to find the path to the other world."

Release Date: October 15, 2020

Developer: Sandor Berczi

Publisher: Sandor Berczi

Available for: PC

Price: $1.99

My Thoughts: My full review of Ghost Beat is available here: It's a cute little game, and it's a good option if you're on a budget.


  1. Berczi, Sandor. "Ghost Beat World 1."

  2. Steam. "Ghost Beat." Retrieved from the Steam site.


Pumpkin Jack

"Pumpkin Jack is a Spooky Scary 3D platformer in which you embody Jack, the Mythical Pumpkin Lord! Dive into an Epic Adventure through otherworldly landscapes and help the Evil annihilate the Good!"

Release Date: October 23, 2020

Developer: Nicolas Meyssonnier

Publisher: Headup

Available for: PC

Price: $29.99

My Thoughts: It reminds me a little of Medievil. The reviews of this game are overwhelmingly positive, so if it appeals to you this might be fun to play on Halloween.


  1. Steam. "Pumpkin Jack." Retrieved from the Steam site.


Strobophagia | Rave Horror

"An occult forest rave ⸸ Strange rituals ⸸ Enigmatic organisers ⸸ An ancient evil ⸸ Pure Psychedelic Horror"

Release Date: October 28, 2020

Developer: Green Tile Digital

Publisher: Green Tile Digital

Available for: PC

Price: $16.99

My Thoughts: If you like horror games, this one's for you. It got mixed reviews, but the concept of a rave horror game is unlike anything I've seen before.


  1. Steam. "Strobophagia." Retrieved from the Steam site.


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