As the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting darker, we are drawing ever-closer to that spooky time of year again. Get yourself spooked for Halloween with this variety of fun apps for Apple and Android.
1. Haunted Halloween Escape [free]
A room escape game in a haunted house where you have to find and use various items and solve puzzles in order to find a way out. Find all the bats for a higher score.
Everything you would expect to find in a haunted house, from pumpkins and cauldrons to black cats and skeletons in closets.
Only downfall is it is over too quickly as there are not many levels! A quick bit for fun for the Halloween season.
2. Halloween 13 [free]
13 is the scariest number. Not only is in 2013, but this year you can enjoy 13 days terrifying treats in this Halloween countdown app.
In the lead-up to Halloween, every day will offer you a free spooky download to enjoy.
The countdown calendar confronts you with a task everyday from dressing up vampires to exploding pumpkins. If you complete the challenges, you win downloadable prizes.
3. Pumpkin Creation [free]
Carving pumpkins can be fun, but messy. If you struggle with a knife and spoon in real life, try this virtual version.
Choose the shape, texture and colour of your pumpkin before carving the face of your choice and adding fun flourishes to finish off your design.
You can even add animated candle light flickers. A great app for children at Halloween.
4. ZombieBooth: 3D Zombifier [99p]
Photo booth apps have shown us how we would look if we were fat, old or a reincarnation of Snoop Dogg. Now see what you would look like as a zombie.
Zombifiy yourself with this fun app and record a video of yourself with your new zombie features to scare your friends this Halloween!
5. Shoot the Pumpkin [free]
A twist on the classic archer shooting an apple off someone's head, this spooky app sees you as Dracula trying to shoot a pumpkin off Frankenstein's monster's head.
You have an unlimited supply of arrows, but every time you hit the monster you make him angrier - just don't hit him too many times!