21 spooky gaming moments to spice up your Halloween
We've all had moments during a particularly awesome
scary PC game
where we've been caught by surprise. We've had moments of sheer terror, when our hearts find their way into our throats and make a home there, and the sweaty, shaking hands to prove it. We keep going back though, because we want more.
We can't wait to see what's coming up next. While there's a veritable cornucopia of examples of these moments, however, some stand above the rest as exemplary. We've rounded up twenty of those for you to peruse for
, so in between candy breaks and horror-movie marathons, think back on these spine-tingling moments. Relive the fear. Take it all in, and remember -- they're just games.
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that's going on now. Do you have a favorite scary game moment? Let us know in the comments below!
Amnesia: The Dark Descent
A monster popping out of the water is scary enough, but when they're invisible monsters, it's even worse. Welcome to Amnesia: The Dark Descent, where a creature called the "Kaernk" is out to get you. You can see it approaching from the water trails it leaves, but it took a bit of heart-stopping trial and error to figure this out the first time.