Halloween is just around the corner and to celebrate, we here at iPad.AppStorm have rounded up ten of best Halloween-themed apps that are bound to get your evening off to a great start. Dust off your costume, stock up on candy, and hit the jump to make this Halloween the best yet!
Protect your brainzzzz against the undead this Halloween by planting killer fruit and vegetables around the perimeter of your house in Plants vs. Zombies 2, the long-awaited sequel to one of the most popular tower defence games ever created.
Can you help Crazy Dave travel back in time (well, forward, actually) to the exact moment he devoured his delicious taco? Battle your way through Ancient Egypt, the Seven Seas, and the Wild West while trying to stay alive in the midst of a zombie invasion.
Sharp knives and young children are a guaranteed recipe for disaster, but why should they miss out on all the fun of carving a pumpkin this Halloween?
Carve-a-Pumpkin enables your child to carve their very own digital jack-o-lantern and then share their design with friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, or email. For those lacking in inspiration, Carve-a-Pumpkin also includes an array of pre-cut facial features, too, along with spooky decorations to personalise.
Developer: Resolute Digital
Kid Face is a virtual face painting app in which you can practice your skills and change your appearance without wasting a drop of paint. Simply upload a self-portrait and then get to work by either creating your own design or modifying one of the 76 pre-existing faces.
Kid Face functions in exactly the same way as real face paint, and can be blended in for a professional finish. Better yet, the app is free to download!
Developer: Byss Mobile
Digital scrapbooking is all the rage nowadays and although it might not quite replace the real thing, it is certainly less messier than traditional crafting, and a whole lot cheaper, too!
ScrapPad: Halloween is a Halloween-themed pack designed to capture any memories made this October 31. Each page that you create can be printed professionally or shared via Facebook and email, and there are more themes available to buy via in-app purchase if you are so inclined.
Developer: Album tArt
Scary Sounds makes an excellent addition to any Halloween party, and includes a wide variety of sounds that can be played once or on a loop if you prefer, to create the perfect haunted house.
Scary Sounds is also highly effective when played while answering the door to trick-or-treaters, especially if teamed with a creepy costume!
Developer: Smart Wire
Rustle up some tasty Halloween-themed treats with Halloween Cookbook. Boasting over 25 step-by-step recipes, from cakes and cookies to candy and more, Halloween Cookbook is a must-have app for anyone considering throwing a party this October.
Every recipe includes a photograph of the treat in question, as well as the calorie content and an easy-to-follow guide to ensure that each creation is a roaring success.
Developer: Fantasy Apps
Hunt for ghosts in the comfort of your own home with Ghost Detector Tool, an app that is able to scan multiple frequencies for paranormal activity. Ghost Detector Tool uses EVP, EMF, and video to scan your entire house and displays its findings live on screen.
OK, so Ghost Detector Tool might not be able to detect any real ghouls, but it is fun nonetheless and will no doubt be a big hit at your annual Halloween bash.
Occupy young children with Halloween Coloring Book, a digital coloring book containing a plethora of activities. Every single picture within Halloween Coloring Book can be erased and recolored as many times as you wish, and may be saved to your Gallery or Camera Roll when completed.
With Halloween Coloring Book, you can even color in or doodle on your own photographs, too, and then print each one out as a memento of this year’s festivities.
Developer: Peep Software
The Walking Dead is now in its fourth season, but it only seems like yesterday since Rick woke up in that hospital bed, unaware of what was in store for him.
Re-live those early days of the zombie apocalypse with Walking Dead: The Game but be warned, there will be consequences for every decision that you make that could haunt you for the rest of the game.
Developer: Telltale, Inc.
Netflix has an entire section dedicated to the horror genre, so what better way to end your evening than with a scary movie streamed directly to your iPad?
While you do need a subscription to the service, each new member will currently receive a free 30-day trial which can be cancelled at any time.
Price: Subscription Required
There we have it — ten spooktacular apps to make this Halloween a night to remember. Are you throwing a party or going trick-or-treating this October 31? Let us know in the comment section below!