Showing posts with label Epic Games. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Epic Games. Show all posts

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Gone Home and Hob Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store adds PC version of Drawful 2, Gone Home and Hob to free giveaway lineup for this week.

Last week, Epic Games initially gave out three games for PC platform via Epic Games Store and then went on to add go-to party game Drawful 2 shortly afterwards, which is still available to claim before April 9, 8:00 AM PT/10:00 AM EDT.

Two more exciting titles; Gone Home and Hob are joining Epic Store weekly giveaway lineup today and stay up until April 9. All you have to do is to head over to EGS and log in with a free account to grab these games to own forever.

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Gone Home and Hob Free on Epic Games Store Now

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A powerful story about struggles of young Katie Greenbriar, Gone Home is a first-person exploration experience from developer/publisher The Fullbright Company that centers on uncovering the fate of her missing family.

One of the under-appreciated works of developer/publisher Runic Games, 2017 action-adventure title Hob is a story of a lone hero with a mechanical arm who is trying to figure his way solving puzzles and saving the planet.

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Also to note that ragdoll physics simulation game Totally Reliable Delivery Service has launched on Epic Games Store today and will be available to pick up for free to spoil yourself with some goofiness for a whole week until April 8.

Epic Store has already announced that narrative adventure title Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments from developer/publisher Frogwares will be on their giveaway list for next week and by then, they may end up adding more.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

World War Z, Figment and Tormentor x Punisher Free on Epic Games Store Now

For this week, Epic Games Store is offering free copies of World War Z, Figment and Tormentor x Punisher on PC.

Slowly closing in on Q1 2020, Epic Games is cranking up their weekly dose of free games giveaway on digital storefront for PC platform, Epic Games Store and their most recent lineup looks most promising so far this year.

Epic Store has revealed their lineup for this week, which includes World War Z, Figment and Tormentor x Punisher. Anyone with a free account on EGS can add these titles to their library before April 2, 8:00 AM PT/10:00 AM EDT.

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World War Z, Figment and Tormentor x Punisher Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Having WWZ to this week's freebie list was truly a huge surprise from developer Saber Interactive and publisher Mad Dog Games. A successor Left 4 Dead series, this co-op shooter title is based on a 2013 zombie-horror movie.

Enter a strange landscape where thoughts and memories from our head reside in action-adventure game Figment and then engage in a musical journey to a quirky hand-drawn world fighting creatures of nightmarish dreams.

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Indie arena shooter Tormentor x Punisher offers a unique proposition to be killed by one hit, whether it is bosses or you. Therefore, your enemies will set different traps to delude you and demons will try to outsmart you for survival.

Announcing their upcoming freebie titles ahead of next week, first-person indie game Gone Home from The Fullbright Company and acclaimed action-adventure title Hob by Runic Games will arrive at Epic Games Store from April 2, 2020.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Dauntless: Scorched Earth Update Live Now

Scorched Earth content update drops for Dauntless, adding new Behemoth, Escalation, Hunt Pass and more.

Newest season of free content update for free-to-play online action role-playing game Dauntless is here to invite Nintendo Switch, PC via Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players to all-out monster hunting party.

Slayers from all platforms are welcome to join at Shattered Isles in latest Scorched Earth free content update, which includes new behemoth, Blaze Escalation event, bug fixes, gameplay changes, gears, Hunt Pass and much more.

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Dauntless: Scorched Earth Update Live Now

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Phoenix Labs released an official launch trailer for Dauntless: Aether Unbound update showing key-features.




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Escalation game mode debuted back in December 2019, offering players a challenging experience of fighting random bosses. On your way to hunt are aether charged creatures like Gnashers and Quillshots, throwing fireballs at you.

Once you and your teammates eventually managed to survive them all, you can meet the boss. Blaze Escalation will be introducing a fiery new rampaging behemoth Torgadoro that will give players quite a tough time during encounter.

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New Behemoth Torgadoro

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While facing newest giant of Scorched Earth, players will be exploring new tropical and volcanic islands. Seasoned Slayers of Ramsgate with an Escalation score of 40 or above are eligible for a face-off that they may not even survive.

In spite of having an enormous size, Torgadoro is exceptionally agile and can burst cracks though Earth's crust with ease. Your chances of being smashed to a pulp in his hands are too high unless you get a hold of his attack patterns first.

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Searing Talons Hunt Pass

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Of course each seasonal event comes with new weapons and legendary ability to do additional damage to targets less than 50% health. Also, Searing Talons Hunt Pass lets you earn consumables and cosmetic rewards up to level 50.

Dauntless: Scorched Earth update adds updated daily login bonuses and a few quality of life improvements. Earning Hunt Pass XP is easier than ever before you can reach to level 50 and all bounties are rebalanced to reflect their value.

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.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Gears 5 to Get Free Xbox Series X Upgrade

Microsoft and The Coalition will be delivering free Xbox Series X upgrade for Gears 5 at launch this holiday.

Last month, Microsoft has revealed specs for upcoming Xbox Series X and highlighted its Smart Delivery feature that would allow players to enjoy right version of any and all of Xbox Game Studios releases on Xbox One or Series X.

Ahead of holiday 2020 launch, full specs of new Xbox hardware is revealed recently and it ends with an announcement from tech director of The Coalition developer studio, Mike Rayner of an optimized version of Gears 5 for Series X.

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Gears 5 to Get Free Xbox Series X Upgrade

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Rayner and his team showcased in-game footage from latest installment of Gears of War series in ultra settings reserved for PC platform. They ran an improved version of Gears 5 opening cut-scene in 4K at 60 FPS, twice the rate of Xbox One X.

Series X version to feature higher texture resolutions and 50% high particle count compared to ultra specs for PC. Teaming up with Epic Games, they managed to upscale all quality presets of console version on equal level of PC ultra settings.

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Currently, Rayner and dev team is busy working on a version that can run at 120 frames per second in next-gen for multiplayer matches. According to Microsoft, it only took their studio two weeks to come up with such progress.

The Coalition has confirmed that Gears 5 will support Smart Delivery and will be fully optimized for Microsoft's next-gen console. Those who already own a copy will get Xbox Series X upgrade for free when it launches this holiday season.

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.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Epic Games Store Adds Wishlist Feature

Epic Games have finally added wishlist feature to Epic Games Store to help you keep track of your favorite games.

When debuted back in December 2018, Epic Games Store had launched a digital distribution outlet for PC platform that was bare-bones and had missing many common features that are essential for online shopping experience.

People have been complaining to Epic Games about many issues and missing aspects from start. Following feedback from their users, Epic Store has finally added one of the most-requested features "Wishlist" to their store.

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Epic Games Store Adds Wishlist Feature

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People usually follow their favorite games online and keep track of them to purchase them at some point. This feature also notifies them when a title will get released or if there is an ongoing sale that they've waiting for a long time.

Games in wishlists can be filtered through "smart search", so certain titles are easy to find when you are looking to buy them. All it takes for a user to click on heart icon next to purchase button in a product page for a game to add to wishlist.

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Wishlist has been a very important feature for rival storefront Steam and developers greatly rely on it to get featured on homepage. Whenever a game gets wishlisted by alarge number of players, Valve starts promoting them heavily.

In future, Epic Games plans to send emails to users to let them know when their wishlisted titles becomes available for pre-order, purchase, or is discounted, features that anyone can generally expect from an established online store.

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How To Wishlist Games?

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Steam already has these features in place for a long time and Epic Store is simply trying to catch up to market competition. Reaching your customers via email is very important marketing strategy to remind customers to buy games.

Epic Games agrees that their store is far from complete as it's a work in progress and there are a lot to add in future. Epic Games Store asks for user feedback on their social channels and is currently working on more improvements.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Offworld Trading Company and GoNNER Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store offers PC version of Offworld Trading Company and GoNNER for free giveaway this week.

Another new week to get some free games for PC platform on digital distribution storefront Epic Games Store arrives; a courtesy of Epic Games and two new games have been added today for giveaway to all as it was announced earlier.

Joining this week on Epic Store are real-time strategy game Offworld Trading Company and roguelike 2D latformer title GoNNER. Anyone with a free account on store can claim them both before March 12, 7:00 PM PT/10:00 PM EDT.

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Offworld Trading Company and GoNNER Free on Epic Games Store Now

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An RTS title inspired from Civilization IV with a sci-fi premise, Offworld lets players become corporate giants of Earth and takes them to Mars. Your goal is to dominate economy of space colonization industry and make a great fortune.

Aside from its procedurally-generated roguelike elements, GoNNER by developer Art in Heart and publisher Raw Fury has a reputation of being tough. It centers on a journey of an altruistic Ikk and his friendship with a giant whale named Sally.

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Because of currently having a pending rating of Offworld on PC and containing violence, Epic Games had to add a second title that everyone could enjoy and wouldn't be locked out for someone due to their in-store Parental Controls feature.

Epic Store has planned off to giveaway a total of three games, which are Anodyne 2: Return to Dust, A Short Hike and Mutazione next week. These titles will become available on March 12 on EGS and will be up for grabs until March 19, 2020.

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.