It’s Halloween and what’s better than some good new creepy games to play this spooky season? The world of casual gaming, especially the Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure (HOPA) genre, is no stranger to paranormal-themed and spooky games and it is impossible to cover them all. This list compiles ten of the best spooky games released in 2019 to get you all hyped up for Halloween!
Best Hidden Object Adventure Games for Halloween 2019
Halloween Stories: Horror Movie
The best-selling HOPA series from Elephant Games, Halloween Stories is lauded by many as the best Halloween-themed HOPA series. It is now back with a new sequel! Two years ago Ellie’s friends were transported into a horror movie and now the curse has returned to haunt her once again. Explore stunning landscapes and follow Ellie on her nightmare of a journey in this investigative Halloween adventure!
Dreadful Tales: The Space Between
Eipix Entertainment kicked off 2019 with a creepy new series, Dreadful Tales: The Space Between. This is one of the best haunted-house adventures we have seen in a while. The Spencers recently bought a new house for an unusually low price, of course it comes with dark secrets and unwanted history. Fans of psychological thrillers will surely enjoy this game!
Also, don’t forget to check out the recently released sequel – Dreadful Tales: The Fire Within!
Halloween Chronicles: Evil Behind a Mask
Last year, Domini Games launched their annual Halloween game series with Halloween Chronicles: Monsters Among Us. With this brand new sequel, you rushed to your uncle’s Shop of Horrors when his Halloween party invitation call abruptly cut out. Halloween Chronicles: Evil Behind a Mask brings you another chapter of bone-chilling fun as you discover the many mysteries behind the haunted masks!
True Fear: Forsaken Souls Part 2
Long-time genre fans will definitely remember True Fear: Forsaken Souls Part 1, one of the best horror adventures of 2014. This second installment continues Holly Stonehouse’s terrifying journey as she learns more about her family history at the Dark Falls Asylum. While this game does not come with any good-old hidden object scenes, its adventure components are so expertly crafted that HOPA fans will enjoy it just the same. If you are up for some mature psychological horror, True Fear: Forsaken Souls Part 2 is a must-play!
Fright Chasers: Director’s Cut
A ghost sighting was reported at the Odeon Theater, where Joy’s boyfriend was sucked into the screen while he was watching a movie. This new game from Mad Head Games makes for a great Halloween pick, with its superb graphics and sophisticated gameplay. HOPA veterans often know the studio for its high-quality offerings and this spooky fun game lives up to that same standard.
Mystery Case Files: Moths to a Flame
The Mystery Case Files series is the pioneer of creepy Hidden Object fun. This latest sequel takes the Master Detective to Zenith Museum of Oddities, where he meets his most challenging opponent yet! If you enjoy a juicy creative detective mystery with complex gameplay and world-class production – then Mystery Case Files: Moths to a Flame is a no-brainer for you.
Best Match 3 and Puzzle Games for Halloween 2019
Cursed House 7
This classic Match 3 series never fails to impress fans of the popular genre. In this seventh game, evil spirits have been unleashed and taken over a small town near the shore. You need to match your way through neatly-designed boards and puzzles to banish these spirits once and for all! No matter how old you are, Cursed House 7 will charm you with its dazzling graphics and spooky fun premise.
Jewel Match Twilight 2
Whether it is solitaire or Match 3, you can always rely on the Jewel Match brand to deliver some good old-fashioned fun. For a quality family night-in during Halloween, Jewel Match Twilight 2 will become your new favorite game. Enjoy addicting Match 3 levels and stunning sights and sounds as you try to free the majestic castle of vengeful paranormal forces!
Best Time Management Games for Halloween 2019
Incredible Dracula: The Ice Kingdom
The Incredible Dracula series is quickly, but surely gaining in popularity, becoming many Time Management fans’ favorite series. In Incredible Dracula: The Ice Kingdom, you need to help Dracula stop the Ice Queen from turning the beloved kingdom into a frozen town. With quick-witted humor and upbeat gameplay, this game should be an easy sell for anyone looking for some cute and spooky entertainment this Halloween.
Hotel Ever After: Ella’s Wish
While this Gamehouse Original Story is not totally a Halloween game, its storyline reminisces a princess fairytale and makes for a solid campy fun. In Hotel Ever After: Ella’s Wish, you will get to run and manage a hotel and at the same time, help Ella navigate her family drama and love life.
2019 is a great year for spooky Halloween games, but if you ever need more here are some of the best Halloween games for your selection: