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Google’s Halloween homepage features a witch and her cauldron.

In celebration of Halloween, the search engines have unleashed their creative juices with spooky themes — well, one is certainly more frightening than the other.

Google, which always seems to have a fun way to celebrate historic days or people, lets you throw a couple ingredients into a witch’s cauldron to play set of semi-entertaining mini-games.

But Bing takes it up another notch, paying homage to six classic horror movies — Friday the 13th Part II (1981); Psycho (1960); Poltergeist (1982); The Shining (1980); Halloween (1978); and The Amityville Horror (1979) — with a scene or character from each flick hiding somewhere in a dark, scary living room. It’s up to you to find out where each is hiding, and once you click, it will trigger visual and sound effects.

I’m giving the edge to Bing here — which is your favorite?

Previously on GeekWire: Microsoft Bing tests ‘Hero’ ads in Windows 8.1 search results, jousting with Google 

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  • PDChase

    Bing wins this one hands down.

  • Jen

    Bing crushes!

  • Brandon


  • Christopher Budd

    I think Google is scarier because the NSA is listening in on your searches. :)

    • Guest

      You’re annoying.

  • eknirb

    Bing FTW

  • Michael Hazell

    Bing won this one hands down. This is why I always like Bing over Google for searches because its home page is always new and interesting.

  • Out For Justice

    Google. The animations are excellent, there is more thinking involved and a bit of gaming. And it leaves out the advertisement portion (Bing requested to post my usage on Facebook…)

  • hall13

    Bing rocks⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

  • desey

    Google one was tiny, Bing filled the whole page

  • Mike Emonts

    Bing is much better. It provides a better experience in my opinion, and doesn’t skew its results for ad money.

  • Tod

    Bing the piece of sheet

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