Ghosts, aliens, and weird unsolved crimes: The truth is app there

A new series of the legendary 90s supernatural drama The X Files has got us all excited about the general unknown. Live out your fantasies with one of these freaky apps

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XFiles – Paranormal Activities

XFiles – Paranormal Activities

Divided into four sections – haunted houses, UFOs, ghosts, and mysteries – the app gives you the lowdown on the world’s most famously creepy cases of the paranormal. It’s fascinating for anyone with even a small interest in things that cannot be explained by known natural forces or by​science. Nurture your curiosity … even if it means sleeping with the light on afterwards.

Available: iOS/Android – free (it’s called Paranormal Files on iOS)

Alien Hive

Alien Hive

An addictive puzzle game that involves evolving aliens by matching, blending and swiping over many levels. Swiping tiles creates matches and combines eggs to hatch cute baby aliens. They don’t stay small and sweet for long though – soon they’ll fully evolve into supreme aliens.

Available: iOS/Android – free

Detective Grimoire

Detective Grimoire

This charming and mysterious adventure game features a variety of strange interactions with the slightly odd residents of a swamp. You’re Detective Grimoire and there’s a tough murder mystery to solve. A fun, amazingly detailed, point-and-click challenge that has an award-winning soundtrack and a mythical creature as a key suspect.

Available: iOS – HK$15/Android – HK$30.94

Bigfoot: Hidden Giant

Bigfoot: Hidden Giant

Ever walked in the woods and spotted an animal track that was just too big to be a wild boar or a cow? There’s no doubt: it must have been Bigfoot. Yeti, sasquatch, the Abominable Snowman; this eerie beast of mystery has many names, and this intense game requires you to solve puzzles and play mini-games to track down the hidden giant.

Available: iOS/Android – Free

Loch Ness Attack

Loch Ness Attack

You went in search of that legendary Scottish creature of the deep, the Loch Ness Monster, but it found you first. It ate everyone else on your expedition and you’re the last one standing. You have to make it back to shore safely on your raft, dodging swimmers and monsters over five levels to succeed.

Available: iOS – HK$23 (FYI, you can now use Google Maps on Android to sail Loch Ness in search of Nessie. Way fun).

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