Haunt your way through a town in the dead of night! Possess objects with your soul, to scare people away from a museum, a hospital, a theatre and a cruise ship. Will you be able to scare everyone out and reclaim what has been lost, before the night is over? A side-scrolling action puzzle game starring ghosts!
User reviews:
Recent:
Very Positive (42 reviews) - 85% of the 42 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Very Positive (722 reviews) - 81% of the 722 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jun 6, 2014

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Reviews

“Honestly I fell in love with the concept behind Haunt the House the moment I heard about it.”
4/5 – PSNStores

“The visuals are gorgeous, with a unique style which is both cute and creepy at the same time. The audio is also impressive, boasting effective spot effects and some genuinely amusing sounds.”
7/10 – Pocket Gamer

“There's a surprisingly dark heart beating away inside this cheery little Halloween special. There's a genuine sense of mischief, too, conveyed by the bug-eyed howls of your prey and the looping, lilting tones of the jazz-club soundtrack.”
8/10 – Eurogamer

About This Game

A side-scrolling action puzzle game starring ghosts!

...What was that sound? Is somebody there?

Leave the dusty halls of an abandoned clock tower to haunt your way through a town in the dead of night! Possess objects with your ghostly soul, to scare people away from a museum, a hospital, a theatre and a cruise ship. Will you be able to scare everyone out and reclaim what has been lost, before the night is over?

Features
  • Three free expansions added since launch! Ghost Train, Mansion House and The North Pole!
  • A vibrant town with 5 locations to visit, each with it's own musical style and unique objects
  • Hundreds of different objects to possess, with several surprising powers each to try
  • A beautiful original score featuring world-class live session musicians
  • A large cast of townfolk, each with a personality, voice and sense of style
  • A secret second goal beyond simply scaring everyone out of town...

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Intel Atom™ 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbook class devices
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X v10.6
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ Duo 1.83GHz or faster
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
Customer reviews
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Recent:
Very Positive (42 reviews)
Overall:
Very Positive (722 reviews)
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[TCG] Wheatley
( 1.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 22
it's alright it's worth the price
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Denilson Sá
( 3.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 19
I wanted to recommend, but this game is buggy.

- It freezes randomly.
- Characters sometime get stuck into ladders/doors/rooms.
- Characters that are 100% scared but still keep running randomly around the house, instead of just leaving. Not sure if this is a bug or if it is intended, but it prolongs the game needlessly, beyond the point of having fun.

If it weren't for those bugs, it would have been an enjoyable little game.
The gameplay doesn't seem deep, but the animations are charming.
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Dragon's Scythe
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 17
a sweet little flash game turned steam is sometimes a recepie for success, this game is one of them,sure not much of a story but the gameplay is simple and easy to grab on

perfect for anyone wanting to kill some time without killing people via over scaring them
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captain
( 3.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 15
Haunt the House: Terrortown is one of my favourite games.
I watched Steam Train play this and I knew I had to buy it.

It feels awesome to float around as a ghost to possess items to spook people, making them run around in the levels. The art style is very adorable, and colour schemes of the levels are gorgeous. I took so many screenshots. The background music is great, especially in the ghost train level. There's a really pleasent atmosphere, which is quite ironic since the goal is to make each room's atmosphere terrifying.

The only bad thing I can think of was me getting frustrated while trying to get the more challenging achievements, but they wouldn't be called achievements if they were too easy right?
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Emma
( 7.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 13
3spoopy5me
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The Freeman Killer ☣
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 13
First look:Good game,good idea,7 points (max.10)
Gameplay:OK,funny tactics but sometimes hard to beat (last Victim=Ragequit),10 points (max.20)
Trading Cards:Good for XP (only 5 cards),3 points (max.5)

RESULT:

20 Points out of 35.
You shold think about it 2 (or 3) times before you buy it.
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BunkinStan
( 1.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 5
its ok but if the price was any larger i would not reccomend
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DemiTriXtr
( 3.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 4
Really cute game, love the artwork, and love the music.
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shron.almeida
( 3.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 3
The game is cute and simple. All you have to do is do your job as a ghost to scare away nameless folks from all sorts of areas. There are new ways to freak people out depeding on the atmosphere of a certain area. I had no issues with the game whatsoever. It's a fun little game for Halloween or when you are in a mischevious mood at times.
Highly recommended!
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DRUNK_CANADIAN
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 31
I'm not a terrorist I say!

I'm white.

Therefore I'm a Ghost!

THIS IS MY TOWN.

#This game is too cute to deserve a serious review,

That being said however Haunt the House is essentially a ghost simulator where you float around your 2D realm haunting people....like I would assume would be the case, there isn't really any objectives or progression, its a fun minigame that is mostly on novelity factor...there isn't anything more than a couple hours of gameplay at best. That being said its still an adorable experience and is relaxing in its own merits...recommended if you are looking for a VERY short term distraction.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 27
It's a nice game for kill my time with in a cutie style,
I love the character and graphics in this game.
Very worth getting <3
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 27
Click and explore kinda game. TOO ADORABLE TO RESIST!!
good fun for about 3 hours of game time.
Woooooo~
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 3
The game is cute and simple. All you have to do is do your job as a ghost to scare away nameless folks from all sorts of areas. There are new ways to freak people out depeding on the atmosphere of a certain area. I had no issues with the game whatsoever. It's a fun little game for Halloween or when you are in a mischevious mood at times.
Highly recommended!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 27
Be aware, the game crashes, A LOT.
Also, some people says that some achievements are bugged.



This game reminds me of Haunting, on the old Mega Drive.
You basically go around scaring people, unlocking new moves for each object.
It's more casual than it looks, and really fun to pass some time.
Too bad it crashes in the middle of the levels, that's really frustrating.



I'd give it a ''middle rating'' if we had that. It's fun, but gets boring after a while.
Anyway, recommended.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 19
I wanted to recommend, but this game is buggy.

- It freezes randomly.
- Characters sometime get stuck into ladders/doors/rooms.
- Characters that are 100% scared but still keep running randomly around the house, instead of just leaving. Not sure if this is a bug or if it is intended, but it prolongs the game needlessly, beyond the point of having fun.

If it weren't for those bugs, it would have been an enjoyable little game.
The gameplay doesn't seem deep, but the animations are charming.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 24
spoopiest game i've ever played


10/10 would spoop again
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 31
I'm not a terrorist I say!

I'm white.

Therefore I'm a Ghost!

THIS IS MY TOWN.

#This game is too cute to deserve a serious review,

That being said however Haunt the House is essentially a ghost simulator where you float around your 2D realm haunting people....like I would assume would be the case, there isn't really any objectives or progression, its a fun minigame that is mostly on novelity factor...there isn't anything more than a couple hours of gameplay at best. That being said its still an adorable experience and is relaxing in its own merits...recommended if you are looking for a VERY short term distraction.
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
145 of 187 people (78%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 6, 2014
Denny Crane still ain't afraid of no ghosts. But to BE a ghost? Simply fun. Fun for the whole family, politically safe and just charming. This game proves there are still game makers out there who put all their heart and... soul into their projects. Support these fine people. Denny Crane says it is well worth it.
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127 of 161 people (79%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 12, 2014
Why there isn't the "Mixed" button in this review!?

I mean, I personally like this game a lot. The overall style and atomosphere is just great. But I wouldn't recommend this to others because of its length. Is it too much to wish the experience lasted a little longer?
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