Universal Orlando has been teasing us since June 28th when the official Halloween Horror Nights website went live. Since the website has gone live, Universal has slowly added different games of luck and chance to the website for fans to play. It never made any sense as to why you needed an email address or Facebook account to play the games until now.
Universal Orlando sent out an email address to all the winners of the cards, the top 10 on the game’s leader board and select media outlets who have also gotten coards to be the first to know the details of Halloween Horror Nights 21.
The biggest thing is the full reveal of our Lady Luck. Beautiful at first, and definitely dangerous. We get the sense that she is in command and in charge, and just when you think it’s safe she reveals just what happens when your fate is sealed.
Are you ready?
Based on the games we’ve played, it’s quite obvious that the games represent a house in this year’s event.
Nevermore: The Madness of Poe
The madness of Edgar Allen Poe’s greatest works has come to life, taking you deeper and deeper towards the brink of insanity. Each room you enter depicts one of Poe’s most famous works. • Literally travel through the pages of his demented legacy.
Game: Don’t Judge a Book (Dark Blue card) – Take a trip to Baltimore. You’ll be taken to a bookshelf. Two out of seven of the books have been eaten by rats and have bugs in them. Everyone lives a good book.
The Forsaken Four ships began Columbus’ fateful voyage. Yet, only three ships became legend. What befell the mutinous 4th crew? They were condemned to a watery grave. Enter the cryptic Spanish fort through the prison. Make your way deeper and deeper into the ravaged ship.
Game: Loose Canon (Orange card) – Choose heads and you’re taken to the deck of a ship. The key is to keep your loose canon in the middle of the ship while you cut two of the ropes on the side of the ship. Don’t let your canon go too far or BOOM.
H.R. Bloodengutz Presents: Holidays of Horror
Join creature feature host, H.R. Bloodengutz, in his final televised broadcast as he presents a holiday SCARE-athon guaranteed to cleave you screaming for more. Fired from his TV show, he’s taken his producer hostage! One by one, he twists your favorite holidays into horror shows.
Game: Channel Surfing (Yellow card) – You have to pick between two lines. Pick the right one and you’re taken to 9 TV sets. Three are experiencing technical difficulties and the other six are playing black and white horror films.
Paranoia spreads like an epidemic among a group of researchers in an isolated Antarctic outpost as they’re infected, one by one, by a horrifying creature from another planet. Trust no one. The creature can mimic any living being! Explore a chilling recreation of the THULE station from the film.
Game: You’re Toast (Pink card) – Land at the Norwegian Base and you’re taken to a bar. You’ve got five shadows and you need to toast three of them. Toast the wrong two.. and it’s game over.
Saws ‘N Steam: Into the Machine
Spinning blades and massive, crushing pistons await you around every corner as you are forced deeper into the bowels of a mechanical nightmare where the steam comes from a sinister source. Humans go into The Machine…but they never leave. Be careful—you might be mistaken for a sacrifice!
Game: The Horizon (Red card) – Pick true and you move on to a matching game. Careful – You’re timed and each time you reveal symbols, you use up water. Once you run out of water, you have no more steam to give you power. Game over.
An ominous portal reveals another dimension where all is not what it seems; a realm where our world and another collide.Watch out, your eyes will deceive you. A 3-D experience not for the faint of heart. Are the fiendish creatures you see an illusion…or real?
Game: Certain Rune (Green card) – Select the black box and you have four tiles to place into the board with only two chances.
Winter’s Night: The Haunting of Hawthorne Cemetery
As snow falls on this normally serene gothic cemetery, the deceased souls that occupy its confines come out to prey. The year is 1899 and on this eerie night, all the graves are empty. Stay near the lanterns; they’re your only hope!
Game: The Key (Turquoise card) – You have to pick a headstone. Pick the correct one and reveal the name “Lady Elizabeth Hawthorn”. You then have five keys and three doors to open. When you open a door, the lantern lights up.
Nightingale’s: Blood Prey
Within every war, the Nightingales have appeared. Able to transform themselves to fit any setting, these savage banshees feed on the weak and the helpless. Enter the trenches of one of the bloodiest battles in history. Feel the carnage as ravenous creatures attack from every angle.
Game: Enlist (Purple card) – Select the poster on the left and you’re taken to a car supported by a few beams with boxes underneath. The key is to pick boxes that don’t explode. Pick the three exploding boxes and it’s game over.
If you’ve yet to play the games on the Halloween Horror Nights website, you can read a bit more about the games here.
“For decades now the city has been degrading from the effects of Acid Rain that still falls today, caused by factories which sprung up on the city’s edge during the 20th century. Those that have lived and survived the blistering decay are all alone in the city. You will feel the acid rain burning your skin! ·Watch out for the crumbling buildings falling down on you! Beware of the crazed, acid deformed citizens coming after you!”
Canyon of Dark Soul
Upon entering into the Canyon of Dark Souls, you will feel like a small speck of humanity as the overwhelming sense of death surrounds you. Creatures that dwell here are not welcoming. The towering creatures of this dark realm are looking to take your soul! You can feel the fires that will consume you unless you make it out alive!
Enter, if you dare, into our garden where Evil grows. Nature has taken this once well-manicured sanctuary back from the humans who once kept it. Now the creatures are the keepers. Beware the claws that clutch at your skin! ·Beware the wings that try to carry you away! Watch out for the creatures of this garden as they swoop down upon you, their prey!
Journey through the ever-changing maze of darkness! This all black maze will morph and change as you walk through it!!! You will not be scared the same way twice. Try to make it out alive as the shadows move all around you! ·Beware of the shadows—they will consume you!
As daylight shines upon our temptress their appearance though evil allows you the spectacle of beauty. As night falls these 7 temptress will show their true colors and take on their true fatal evil forms. Beware of our temptations.
Your Luck Will Run Out
Enter if you dare into the lairof the LUCKY! Your choices will determine if you make it out alive! Witness luck’s deadly wrath. Will she choose you to be her next victim?!
Bill and Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure
The ever so popular Bill and Ted are back with their pop-culture goodness.
A seductive hard hitting and raw, extreme drumming experience is revealed is revealed at Halloween Horror Nights 21. Don’t just see one show as there are three different shows nightly. Make the choice and experience Death Drums.
For more information or to purchase Halloween Horror Nights tickets, visit the official Halloween Horror Nights website.
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