Pid lights up Halloween on PC and Xbox 360

Halloween will be a spooky time, between macabre costumes, monster movie marathons, and chilling new releases like Natural Selection 2 and Painkiller: Hell & Damnation, but thankfully there's one ray of light (or two, actually). Charming puzzle-platformer Pid will also launch on that dark night, developer Might & Delight has announced, tossing levitating light beams around to lift you up and out of the mire.

Pid will hit Xbox 360 via Xbox Live Arcade and PC through Steam on October 31, priced at $9.99 (800 Microsoft Points). The PlayStation 3 edition will arrive "later this year."

Might & Delight is an 11-strong studio formed by the core team behind Bionic Commando: Rearmed, also packing experience on the Mirror's Edge, Battlefield and Killzone series.

If you insist upon something to challenge and chill, though, here's a peek at Pid's Hard Mode:

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