7 Mobile Games for Halloween

As a rule, mobile games are great for on the go. You can get a level in while on the bus, or waiting in line at the bank. On this list, you may find some exceptions to that rule. Games that are better suited for hiding under a blanket in your bedroom with all of the doors and windows locked, hoping that no one knocks on the door.

Proceed with caution.

Dark Echo

Find your way through the darkness using only sound waves. Solving puzzles to stay alive.

Available for: Android (Google Play, Amazon Underground (free), Amazon Appstore), iOS (iTunes)

Five Nights at Freddy’s

In this first installment of the game franchise, you are working nights at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza. During the day, it’s full of screaming kids but at night there’s another reason to scream. The animatronic characters come to life and they want to play.

Available for: Android (Google Play, Amazon Appstore) and iOS (iTunes)

Haunt the House

A side-scrolling action puzzle game, from SFB Games, where you get to be the ghost.

Haunt your way through various settings including a mansion and a train. Possess objects to scare away all of the people before the night is over.

Available for: Android (Google Play, Amazon Appstore) and iOS (iTunes)

Knock Knock

From Moscow-based Ice-Pick Lodge, play hide and seek with some unusual guests.

As a hermit living alone deep in the forest, you are visited over the course of the night, by some strange characters who will challenge your sanity. Batten down the hatches and hide from these visitors. Stay awake and sane until morning to win.

Available for: Android (Google Play, Amazon Appstore) and iOS (iTunes)

The Spookening

A scare em up game from Swedish developer, Modesty.

Each night, you die and become a ghost. Protect yourself from other spirits and collect enough “soular power” to be resurrected.

Available for: Android (Google Play) and iOS (iTunes)


As spirits rise from fallen leaves, it’s your job to guide them home. You cannot control them, only their surroundings.

Available for: Android (Google Play, Amazon Appstore) and iOS (iTunes)

Containment: The Zombie Puzzler

Surround the zombies before they outnumber the survivors. This game has a much deeper, and somewhat stranger narrative than you’d expect. Complete with wizards and zombie apes.

Available for: Android (Google Play) and iOS (iTunes)

Is there a game on your phone or tablet that should have been on this list?

Tell us about it in the comments below.

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