Halloween 2015: Team Fortress 2 launches Scream Fortress VII

Are you staying in this Halloween to help give out candy to the trick-or-treaters of the neighborhood? If so, you'll probably be looking for some games to help pass the time. Shacknews is going to take today to offer up a few suggestions, starting off with one that we didn't quite expect to see: Team Fortress 2's annual Scream Fortress.

Readers are probably asking, "But Ozzie, I thought Valve said they were definitely not doing a Scream Fortress this year." Plans have apparently changed, with this year's Halloween-themed update featuring four community maps redesigned with the holiday in mind. Players also have a chance to earn previous Halloween items they might have missed by completing Merasmissions, which requires completing a few tasks for the spirit of the sorcerer.

And of course, as promised, all of the previous Scream Fortress maps are back in the rotation, as well. The news hit earlier this week, just as Mannpower Mode finally came out of beta. There's still about a week left to enjoy Scream Fortress, so jump in while you can.

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