5 Spooky Levels to Play for Halloween

5 Spooky Levels to Play for Halloween

If you want something spooky from your Nintendo games this Halloween but aren’t looking for a full horror game, here are a few spooky levels in non-horror games to check out.

Big Boo’s Haunt – Super Mario 64

It might be an older game, but there’s nothing quite like exploring the creepy haunted mansion in Super Mario 64. For a spooky atmosphere and plenty of ghosts, fire up Super Mario 64 (or Super Mario 64 DS) and revisit Big Boo’s Haunt. Afterwards, join us in hoping Super Mario Odyssey features a new haunted level for us to enjoy.

Mad Monster Mansion – Banjo-Kazooie

Super Mario 64 isn’t the only Nintendo 64 game with a memorable spooky level. Mad Monster Mansion in Banjo-Kazooie is filled with monsters, ghosts, and more. Unfortunately, Banjo-Kazooie isn’t available on the Virtual Console, which will make it a bit more difficult to play this one unless you still have your Nintendo 64…

Halloween Stages – Super Mario Maker

Therefore, let’s move on to something a bit newer! If you have Super Mario Maker for the Wii U, there are plenty of horror-themed stages fans have created. Here are a few course codes to try:

  • Upside Down Ghost House – 4D9C-0000-0096-69AF
  • Magikooped Up – FB92-0000-006A-643B
  • Ghosts & Gates – 3762-0000-007F-A166
  • Escape the Dungeon with your Dad – 14C0-0000-005D-A3A7


Twisted Mansion – Mario Kart 8

The Twisted Mansion course in Mario Kart 8 for the Wii U and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Switch is a delightful track set in a haunted mansion. Lots of Boos and other creepy features make this a perfect course to check out if you enjoyed the Luigi’s Mansion course from previous Mario Kart games.

Mystery Carnival – Pokken Tournament

Whether you own Pokkén Tournament for the Wii U or Pokkén Tournament DX for the Switch, check out the Mystery Carnival stage this October. With its jack-o-lanterns and other fitting decorations, it appears to be all set up for a Halloween party! It’s a good thing you’re there to celebrate.

In Conclusion

These are our picks for spooky stages to play this Halloween. What spooky or Halloween-themed stages are your favorites? Let us know in the comments.

Samantha is a published horror and fantasy writer, a professional freelance writer, and a longtime gamer. As a result, writing about games is one of her favorite activities. She likes a wide range of genres, especially RPGs, survival horror, and visual novels. More information can be found at her website: http://www.samanthalienhard.com/

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