Showing posts with label Adventure. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Adventure. Show all posts

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Watch Dogs and The Stanley Parable Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store offers PC version of Watch Dogs and The Stanley Parable for free giveaway this week.

In an ongoing promotion of their digital distribution storefront, Epic Games is adding new and exciting titles on Epic Games Store for PC platform to offer as freebie that anyone can claim to own forever with just a free account.

This week, Epic Store has picked up action-adventure game Watch Dogs and interactive walking simulator The Stanley Parable to giveaway. These two giveaway titles are absolutely free to grab until March 26, 8:00 AM PT/10:00 AM EDT.

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Watch Dogs and The Stanley Parable Free on Epic Games Store Now

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The Stanley Parable is first-person exploration experience from developer/publisher Galactic Cafe. Players relieve a paradoxical story of Stanley that is a mysterious journey of a lifetime as it will take time to even make any sense at all.

Watch Dogs lets you step into the shoes of a brilliant hacker named Aiden Pearce, who is seeking vengeance for death of his niece. In a hyper-connected Chicago, he operates through advanced computer network to find her killer.

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Ever since Ubisoft has shifted over to Epic Games Store, their recent releases remained exclusive to the outlet. There is a chance that they would offer up Watch Dogs 2 at some point before launch of Watch Dogs: Legion.

Epic Store has already announced action-adventure game Figment and indie arena shooter title Tormentor x Punisher as their next giveaway titles for upcoming week that would become available to claim from April 26, 2020.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

A Short Hike, Anodyne 2 and Mutazione Free on Epic Games Store Now

For this week, Epic Games Store is offering free copies of A Short Hike, Anodyne 2 and Mutazione on PC.

To let you expand your ever-growing collection of PC titles at Epic Games Store by each passing week, Epic Games is adding more free games to their giveaway list and plans on to continue throughout entirety of this year.

Epic Store will be giving out a total of three different titles for free and anyone with a free account can add those in their online collection to own them forever by simply claiming before March 19, 7:00 PM PT/10:00 PM EDT.

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A Short Hike, Anodyne 2 and Mutazione Free on Epic Games Store Now

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This week's freebie starts rolling with A Short Hike that is about exploration and making your way to a summit somehow. As you try to find your way through Hawk Peak, discover treasures, interact with fellow hikers and take your time.

Then hop onto strange worlds of indie action-adventure game Anodyne 2: Return to Dust from developer/publisher Analgesic Productions that allows you to swap between 3D landscapes to 2D to let you explore an emotional story.

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Finally, become part of a community of mutants in fantasy adventure game Mutazione, which is developed by Die Gute Fabrik and lets you play as a young girl named Kai who visits a mysterious small-town to look after her grandfather.

For next week's giveaway, Epic Games Store plans to offer 2013 first-person exploration game The Stanley Parable by Galactic Cafe and 2014 stealth 2014 action-adventure title Watch Dogs from Ubisoft for free on March 26, 2020.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Ori and the Will of the Wisps Out Now

Platform-adventure game Ori and the Will of the Wisps from Moon Studios and Xbox Game Studios is now available on PC and Xbox One.

A direct sequel to Ori and the Blind Forest, platform-adventure Metroidvania title Ori and the Will of the Wisps from developer Moon Studios and publisher Xbox Game Studios is out now on PC via Steam and Xbox One platforms.

Little spirit guardian Ori returns for an all-new adventure with Kuro's owlet Ku on forest of Niwen that has lost the light of spirit tree. In a stormy night, they got separated and Ori begins a quest to discover secrets of the lost ones.

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Ori and the Will of the Wisps Out Now

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Will of the Wisps improves its combat system with new spirit skills, weapons and a shard system that lets you customize Ori's powers in a distinctive way, which would allow players to experience a unique playthrough every time.

You can choose from Easy, Normal and Hard modes, while select and swap Spirit Shard loadout to match your playstyle. Aside from that, threatening challenges and dreaded enemies from around will be testing your resolve at all times.

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Beautiful Hand-Drawn Visuals

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Ori can perform double jump or grab any objects mid-air to gain extra height in order to solve in-game puzzles. Dev team has managed 3D models to integrate into a 2D world seamlessly and it adds a new level of depth to surrounding areas.

There is a newly added mini game mode called Spirit Trials that puts you up to complete a goal as soon as possible. Players can compete in leaderboard-based races to beat best times set by others by traversing through obstacle courses.

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Encounter Towering Enemies

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Moon Studios previously released an official trailer during The Game Awards 2019 to showcase gameplay overview.




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Ori's latest adventure is immersed in beautiful visuals with scores composed by award-winning composer Gareth Coker. Microsoft and Moon Studios are teaming-up with Iam8bit to release all of its soundtracks in a two-disc vinyl set.

Ori and the Will of the Wisps will also be available at Microsoft Store and Xbox Game Pass on day one for all of its valued members. Game Pass Ultimate includes Ori and the Blind Forest and all features of Xbox Live Gold service.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

InnerSpace Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store offers PC version of indie exploration game InnerSpace for free giveaway of this week.

Staying true to their word of giving away at least free game each week throughout 2020, Epic Games has just made available their most recent freebie title on their online distribution storefront Epic Games Store for any and all users.

Epic Store is offering PC version of exploration adventure game InnerSpace by indie developer studio PolyKnight Games and publisher Aspyr Media for this week, which is up for grabs now until March 5, 7:00 PM PT/10:00 PM EDT.

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InnerSpace Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Player takes control of a sentient drone who trying to help another being know Archaeologist collecting memories of a dying world Inverse where you fly through high skies and swim in deep seas to find out bits of its forgotten history.

Your vehicle acts as an aircraft for most and even works as a submarine if it has to when diving into oceans. Though there are no enemies to encounter, you don't have too much to do rather than exploring and solving environmental puzzles.

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Instead of their common practice of giving away duo of free games, EGS is offering only a single title this week. This one is rated for everyone and therefore, no extra freebie is given for those who would miss out due to Parental Controls feature.

Epic Store will be returning to their regular routine by adding roguelike platformer GoNNER and real-time strategy game Offworld Trading Company for giveaway of next week as they will become available to claim from March 5, 2020.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Horace Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is giving away free copy of indie platformer title Horace on PC platform for this week.

Even after fulfilling their promise of giving away free games for a year, Epic Games didn't stop offering PC titles on Epic Games Store and has confirmed earlier to continue rolling out more freebies on a weekly schedule throughout 2020.

This week, EGS has a fair-looking indie 2D pixel art platformer Horace from publisher 505 Games that is available to claim and add to your online collection of games forever before January 18, 7:00 PM PT/10:00 PM EDT.

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Horace Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Horace follows the story of a household robot that lives with a family for a while and bonds with its each member. In one unfortunate event, he gets separated and deactivated for a few years before he gets online somehow.

Rebooted back to a world that he couldn't relate to anymore with his family in it and so, he takes it upon himself to find them. This engaging experience of a small robot was developed by Paul Helman and Sean Scaplehorn.

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There are aspects of a regular platform game with player character having some basic abilities, which expands later on. It features some jokes and quips on pop culture references that people with an enthusiasm for older days will surely enjoy.

For their giveaway of next week, Epic Games Store will serve 2013 logic-based puzzle game The Bridge from developer/publisher The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild and it will go live on January 18 to remain until January 30.

Friday, December 27, 2019

Hyper Light Drifter Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is offering Hyper Light Drifter for free on ninth day of 12 days of free games giveaway.

Running in parallel with annual Holiday Sale of Epic Games Store, 12 days of free games offering for PC platform is currently ongoing, courtesy of Epic Games. Anyone can simply grab these titles to their online collection to own them forever.

On ninth day of yearend giveaway, Epic Store has added 2D action role-playing game Hyper Light Drifter from developer/publisher Heart Machine to their freebie giveaway lineup, which will be available to claim for next 24 hours.

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Hyper Light Drifter Free on Epic Games Store Now

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HLD is centered on a lone Drifter character that is a wielder to an ancient technology and is plagued by an unnamed disease. Its overarching theme as well as entire narrative is told through amazing pixel art without any use of words.

Initial control scheme for gameplay is pretty easy to catch on for newcomers but there is much more to enhance your abilities and gain access to expanded arsenal that has the potential to introduce new twists in each single playthrough.

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Aside from an energy sword, The Drifter carries long-range guns to take care of menacing monstrosities roaming everywhere. An unending horde of enemies would force player to do a lot of dodging and dashing than fighting directly.

Epic Store has already given out Hyper Light Drifter for free back in August 2019 but it sure is a good news for those who missed and their daily teaser image for what is coming up next has sort of gave away what is coming on board today.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Telltale Batman Shadows Edition Out On PC and Xbox One

Batman: The Telltale Series gets an all-new makeover in Telltale Batman Shadows Edition re-release for PC and Xbox One.

In its original release, point-and-click episodic graphic adventure game Batman: The Telltale Series had a successful run for two seasons until developer/publisher Telltale Games shut down in 2018 and some of its IPs were acquired by Athlon Games.

Telltale is reformed by LCG Entertainment, Inc. now and has announced a collection bundle titled Telltale Batman Shadows Edition earlier, which is currently out for PC via Epic Games Store and Steam as well as on Xbox One platform.

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Telltale Batman Shadows Edition Out On PC and Xbox One

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Shadows Edition is a noir-style take on already dark tone of The Dark Knight mythology explored throughout Batman: The Telltale Series and a grim version of that fictional world is thrown into shades of black and white.

All 10 exciting episodes from two narrative-driven seasons of storied Telltale's Batman series are enhanced with remastered textures to deliver the definitive adventures of Caped Crussader in an ominous new look for re-release.

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Noir-Style Makeover

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Rather than going for a simple use of desaturation process, a group of former Telltale artists were tasked to work on lights, textures and vfx elements to provide a gritty makeover to for fans to experience these stories from a new perspective.

Therefore, some elements are left in shadows and some remained in color to highlight certain key-moments and plot themes. This reworked iteration of Batman series lets you to relive the game in a way that is different than original version.

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Players who already own both games from Batman: The Telltale Series can simply upgrade to Shadows Mode by purchasing it as standalone DLC pack and you should own at least one episode of the game to use this add-on content.

Right now, PC version of Shadows Edition is priced $11.99 on Epic Games Store and $14.96 on Steam at 25% discount. There was plan for a Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 version release as well, which will be launched in near future.

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Sinister New Gotham

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It is time for fans to revisit Gotham City and to witness the evolution of Joker from time as an inmate named "John Doe" in Arkham Asylum to finally become clown prince of crime while come across many other classic characters.

Telltale Batman Shadows Edition takes you in for a twisted journey of Bruce Wayne in two episodic installments; Batman: The Telltale Series and Batman: The Enemy Within that you can either play through in black and white or in original color.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Gris Coming to PS4

Indie platform-adventure Gris will take you to an emotional journey on PS4, arriving November 26, 2019.

When indie platform-adventure game Gris came out last year for Mac, Nintendo Switch and PC, it skipped release on two major consoles. A few months back in August, the game received an iOS port launched for players on mobile.

Today, developer Nomada Studio and publisher Devolver Digital has came out announcing a PlayStation 4 version of their critically-acclaimed title, which is more than a simple port and is set to release on November 26, 2019.

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Gris Coming to PS4

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Lauded by fans for its stunning visual design and fluid animation, dev team decided to do some rework to its dreamlike world before PS4 launch. To make it the best version of Gris, they almost ran over all different aspects that made it great.

In an attempt to take advantage of PlayStation 4 Pro and its 4K display, over five thousand in-game assets are refurbished rather than just upscaling them on top of a few noticeable quality of life  improvements and an exclusive homage.

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Gris Limited Run Games PS4 Edition

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Its beautiful score has been put together without much compression for a cleaner audio output. Programmer Roger Mendoza of Nomada Studio hopes for their indie platformer to find an emotional connection with player community.

Gris will initially arrive at PlayStation Store for digital download and physical copies are available at Limited Run Games. Whether or not owners of Xbox One consoles will be able to enjoy this adventure in future is yet to confirm.