The tiny baby has no idea his cardboard BattleMech would be the deadliest costume in the play-school, while his dad—hidden behind the giant guns, holding the kiddo at his chest—is having the time of his life.
Fuelled by advertising and the expansion of nerd culture, cosplay has quietly but comprehensively taken over Halloween.
As you spend today nursing your candy hangovers and packing away your plastic spiders and fake cobwebs, take a moment to gander at the interesting costumes our celebrity friends wore during this weekend’s Halloween celebrations.
I just cannot tell. I think this is the winner of last week’s bear mask Photoshop contest, but I’ve seen such horrors. Such maddening horrors.
I’m sorry. Did you really think we would limit ourselves to only ten of your scariest stories this Halloween?
As snackers around the world prepare for one of the most important holidays of the year—the day after Halloween—Snacktaku celebrates the only flavor combination powerful enough to knock pumpkin spice off the fall charts.
It’s Halloween! And you know what it means... go get your costumes, and your disgusting candy corn because it is time to sit in the dark and listen to spooky music from spooky and not-so spooky games.
For such a fun holiday, video games have a lot of trouble doing Halloween justice. Sure there are exceptions—Destiny just did a pretty good job, and Costume Quest is fun—but for the most part it’s a time of year that games struggle to really celebrate. Unless, like right now, we’re talking about Undead Nightmare, the…
Dota 2 has always led the MOBA pack in rad game modes and fun seasonal Halloween content, but they managed to outdo even themselves this year with “Haunted Colosseum.” It’s a new custom game mode that makes Dota much more...haunted. More in a ridiculous slap-stick way than a creepy one.
It’s an awesome combo video with a twist: Street Fighter veteran Desk used Street Fighter IV’s Mexican luchador El Fuerte and one of the game’s new horror costumes to recreate the goofy fan favorite from the EX series.
This story is completely true. It happened right here on the internet, on a night just like this.
In Japanese, they’re called “igyou-atama” (異形頭) or, literally, “strange-looking heads.” They are oddly wonderful.
You’d have missed it if you split before the end of the episode, but tucked away in the credits of Treehouse of Horror XXVI was a little shout-out to the most horrific game of all: Destiny.
Your moment of cute today: Wally the Welsh Corgi cosplays as each doctor from Doctor Who, and is adorable at it.
You thought you saw the last of scary bear face. You thought wrong. There is going to be so much more.
Store-bought costumes are always a bit ... lacking. When TJ Maggio came across Jakk Pacific’s 48 inch First Order Stormtrooper, he saw the potential for a really spectacular halloween costume for his son.
Here’s how Fallout Shelter is getting in the Halloween spirit. There are even pumpkins! I got five free lunchboxes when I opened the game up today, too. Neat.
Replace the fridge at home with Roy Mueller’s zombie containment unit and you’ll scare off pretty much everyone.
That’s not weird at all. Nope nope nope. It’s just one of many unsettling things I’ve seen in the past week, as part of my horror watching binge.
October is the month I watch horror movies the way kids eat candy. For years, my wife and I came up with a list of movies and named the whole thing Shocktober. A while ago, we started sharing the list, and that’s what I’m here to do today. If you’re new to horror, check back tomorrow for a different list!