Showing posts with label Puzzle. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Puzzle. Show all posts

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Xbox Live Gold Free Games for June 2019

Members of Xbox Live Gold service will get free games like Earth Defense Force 2017, NHL 19 and Portal: Still Alive in June 2019.

Players of Xbox community and valued members of Xbox Live Gold monthly subscription service are getting a reveal for upcoming lineup of June 2019 free games and there are four titles from different categories to appease them all.

As usual, two of these titles belong from Xbox 360 platform that are made available to play on Xbox One via backward compatibility. Be prepared to indulge yourself within excitement of ice hockey simulation or in an acclaimed third-person shooter.

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Xbox Live Gold Free Games for June 2019

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EA Sports NHL 19
An elite among its franchise and a recent release, NHL 19 improves on exiting features while adds new game modes to play outdoors. Gameplay mechanics like action, responsiveness and speed have been improved for better experience.

Received mostly in positive light by fans because of its extensive customization options to add more personalized touch, NHL 19 also allows your custom player to go up skating against more than 200 hockey legends to become a real winner.

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NHL 19 on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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Rivals of Aether
Despite being a fighting game, Rivals of Aether has a Story mode that pits you in combat against opponents from a character roster full of various mutant animals, each representing natural elements like Air, Earth, Fire, Water and more.

Although it was inspired by Super Smash Bros., this platform fighter sets itself apart in many aspects of gameplay. Also, Ori and Sein joins as guest characters from indie games Ori and the Blind Forest and Shovel Knight respectively.

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Rivals of Aether on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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Portal: Still Alive
Though not an original release, Portal: Still Alive is an Xbox 360 port for 2007 Portal game from The Orange Box game compilation and is now even made available to modern Xbox consoles to experience it, thanks to backward compatibility.

A puzzle-based gameplay tests you to escape from a laboratory where you are stuck by breaking the laws of physics. There are newly added 14 bonus test chambers for players to wisely use full advantage of their surroundings to get out.

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Portal: Still Alive on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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Earth Defense Force 2017
In anticipation of an upcoming alien invasion, Earth Defense Force was formed and now that they are here, it's time to mow them down. However, things are proven harder than what everyone expected but fractions of EDF still prevailed.

Player takes role of an unnamed Captain from a Japanese unit, Storm 1 to repel attacks from ant-like race of Ravagers. Soon, giant mechs and spiders have joined to make things worse by forcing EDF adapt a guerrilla tactics of combat.

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Earth Defense Force 2017 on Xbox Live Gold Free Games

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All members with an active Xbox Live Gold subscription can exclusively access these titles above for free throughout the entirety of June 2019 and can purchase them for adding them to library from Microsoft Store with special discount offer.

Games With Gold is giving away a total worth of $104.96 of games for free this month and you can sign up right now by spending only $1 for first month to enjoy free games and exclusive cut rate each month as well as an advanced multiplayer service.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

RiME Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is offering adventure puzzle game RiME from Tequila Works for free giveaway until May 30.

If giving away free games from Epic Games Store in a biweekly cycle was a crazy idea then hold your horses for some wild ride as Epic Games decides to double down on their offering and giveaway a game for free each week during Epic Mega Sale.

Already halfway though their current giveaway title, Epic Store has listed a beautifully crafted puzzle game RiME on their digital distribution outlet today for anyone looking to claim it for free within May 30, 7:59 PM PT/10:59 PM EST.

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RiME Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Exploration based adventure puzzle game RiME from developer Tequila Works was launched on 2017 in association with publisher Grey Box and Six Foot that sends players on a journey into a mysterious island to reach peak of a giant tower.

You play as a young boy who is guided by a fox and ventures through a land with closely guarded secrets to unlock. The game features a linear design and keeps things simple yet interesting in terms of its gameplay and story setting.

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Island of Discovery

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While you are at it, you can also feel free to check out mind-bending text adventures game Stories Untold that is on giveaway list of Epic Store now and will be available to pick up to add in your library forever before May 30, 2019.

Released only a year ago on 2108, first-person dungeon crawler title City of Brass from developer/publisher Uppercut Games would be joining up next on Epic Games Store free giveaway games lineup from May 30 through June 6.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Stories Untold Free on Epic Games Store Now

Story-driven adventure title Stories Untold from No Code joins list of Epic Games Store free giveaway games.

Six months into business and Epic Games have already given away a dozen games already on their digital distribution platform Epic Games Store. Well, it would be a dozen after you take their most recent free game into account.

Epic Store has been offering PC version of games from different genres for free and people eventually find every once in a while what they love and fans of narrative-driven adventure would love Stories Untold that is free on their outlet right now.

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Stories Untold Free on Epic Games Store Now

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To claim this biweekly free giveaway game, all you need to do is to head over to Epic Store and proceed to checkout like any regular purchase but without any cost from today, May 16 through May 30 within 7:59 PM PT/10:59 PM EST.

Launched on February 2017, Stories Untold is an episodic horror adventure-puzzle game from developer No Code and publisher Devolver Digital. In an anthology of four tales, the game largely focuses on an interactive experience for players.

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Stories Untold mixes up elements from various gameplay styles such as classic point-and-click approach and much more. You will be hit hard with 80's retro nostalgia as you explore these short stories and that is essentially good news for many.

Up next on Epic Games Store free giveaway list is a puzzle-adventure game titled RiME, which arrives on May 23 and would be up for grabs until May 30. Also, don't forget to check out "Epic Mega Sale 2019" when you are at it to enjoy some amazing discounts.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

World of Goo Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is giving away classic puzzle game World of Goo for free and you can claim it before May 16.

Marking eleventh entry on free games giveaway initiative by Epic Games at their digital distribution outlet Epic Games Store is a puzzle video game titled World of Goo by indie developer/publisher 2D Boy from 2008.

Most recently, the game has been polished with an update for modern gaming platforms and PC version of this classic puzzler is now free to grab for everyone to add to their Epic library before May 16, 7:59 PM PT/10:59 PM EST.

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World of Goo Free on Epic Games Store Now

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In a sticky puzzle setup, the game lets you create structures with living balls of Goo throughout different levels of its overall five chapters. So many things that you can build with those globs, it doesn't stop surprising you anytime soon when you start playing.

Courtesy of its recent update, the game has now migrated to widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio from 4:3 that used to be a standard for it. This new improvement will allow players to enjoy it in whatever screen size they want to run it on.

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Set on a very unique comical theme of its own, there are cut-scenes to fill you in between chapters of your playthrough. Once previous feature of an in-game leaderboards is what you will notice missing from recent version as it often used to stress their server out.

Whereas World of Goo is available on various marketplaces for $9.99 only, Epic Store would only charge $5.99 for it when it is not given for free. Besides, they already offered $154.89 worth of games for free from the point of their store launch.

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Award-Winning Puzzle Game

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In one of their recent statement, Epic Games have revealed that there has been over 25 million installs for all ten free games they gave up so far ever since their inception back in December 2019 and that surely was a pretty good response.

When World of Goo is no longer available to claim on their storefront, Epic Games Store will be offering narrative-driven adventure title Stories Untold by developer No Code and publisher Devolver Digital from onwards May 16.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The Witness Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store offers you a solo trip on a strange island by giving away The Witness for free to claim before April 18.

Not sure how many have you got so far but Epic Games Store has given away eight free games ever since they launched back in December 2018 and counting The Witness into that fold from today, the number has now reached nine.

Epic Games officially announced to offer a PC game giveaway in each two weeks after for a whole year upon them opening up their own digital storefront and is on a roll from then. Since they are pretty decent and free, there is nothing to complain.

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The Witness Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Puzzle game lovers will have a good time with The Witness and even if you are jumping in out of curiosity, you can still enjoy its impressive visuals at least. The game revolves on an open-world exploration system in a first-person perspective.

Player character wakes up amidst a remote island full of natural paths and various man-made structures where observation is the key to solve riddles and there are around 650 of them. So, good luck solving them all while enjoying its artistic majesty.

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Typically sold for about $39.99 only for major platforms over other online outlets, it can be yours forever once you claim it and add to your library with an Epic Games account before 7:59 PM PT/10:59 PM EST of April 18, 2019.

Up next, action RPG enthusiasts have something to look up for as Transistor as upcoming free giveaway title on Epic Games Store from Supergiant Games, who are the creators of critically acclaimed games Bastion and Hades.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Catherine: Full Body Collector's Edition Announced

A hardcover art book, metal case, musical tracks and adorable Sheep Plush are what Catherine: Full Body Collector's Edition offers.

The enhanced port of 2011 puzzle platformer Catherine had a scheduled launch date for Japan ever since it was announced and now finally, Catherine: Full Body has a release window of September 3, 2019 for players of Western and European countries as well.

Also, developer/publisher Atlus has recently dropped details on two available collector's edition of the original remake from PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 along with a new trailer for fans to tease the fans some more on Valentine’s Day.

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Catherine: Full Body Collector's Edition Announced

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Atlus also released a "Fine Wine" trailer as part of their ongoing tease with the tragic tale of protagonist Vincent Brooks.




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Premium Edition of the game is currently available as "Heart's Desire Premium Edition" in North America for only $79.99. The Collector's Box package it comes in resembles to the stages of the game that appears to be made of climbing blocks.

It includes a hardcover art book, metal case, a fluffy 5" sheep plush wearing Vincent's pink polka dot underwear and soundtrack CD. Launch Edition of the title on the other hand is a physical copy of the game coming in a limited edition metal case for a list price of $59.99 only.

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Catherine: Full Body Launch Edition

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Both of these exclusive editions are now up for pre-order at Amazon and would be a must for anyone who is excited to enjoy the game while eager to have some official goodies to collect for keeps; especially the art book by lead designer Shigenori Soejima.

Like a full-bodied bottle of wine, Catherine: Full Body remaster is coming with over 500 puzzles for PlayStation 4, which is twice as much content than the original game. Vincent's twisted love triangle can also be enjoyed in a "Safety Mode" by skipping puzzles.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Catherine Classic on PC Out Now

Sega introduces the PC port for action-adventure puzzle title of 2011 as Catherine Classic, available now on Steam.

It was only a week ago when publisher Sega decided to tease players of the upcoming release of Catherine on PC platform through the News tab of the Steam page for Bayonetta, which was then confirmed shortly after by an ESRB Rating.

Today, the critically and commercially successful 2011 puzzle platformer from Japanese developer Atlus has made its way to the digital storefront of Steam and Humble Store, debuting on Windows PC as Catherine Classic, a port to the original console release.

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Catherine Classic on PC Out Now

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Sega was also generous enough to drop an official announcement trailer for series fans from the past and the normies to sink their teeth in.




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The recently launched port has received a several upgrades over the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 console versions. Players can unlock the frame rate while enjoying the nightmare quests in 4K resolution with now customizable controls for a better experience.

Also, the game offers you to choose between English and Japanese-language voiceover, something that was not a part of Western release in the past. Catherine Classic is priced $19.99 only and comes with all three original game modes.

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Although you get to play the story campaign and enjoy the two existing multiplayer modes, Atlus decided not to include an online multiplayer feature, which they plan on to include on the remastered version of the game, Catherine: Full Body with a third character named Rin.

Full Body will come out later at some point on 2019 and the Western version of the game will only be launched on PlayStation 4. Catherine takes you to a twisted journey of love, betrayal and the terror of a romantic thriller of protagonist Vincent between three women in his life.

Friday, January 4, 2019

Catherine on PC Confirmed by ESRB

After teasing on Steam, a recently revealed ESRB rating confirms that puzzle platformer game Catherine is coming on PC.

Before Catherine: FullBody was announced for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita as a remaster version of the 2011 puzzle platformer Catherine by developer/publisher Atlus, the original title was also available on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Recently, an image of a Sheep with its tongue out was posted on the news section of the Steam page for action-adventure title Bayonetta by publisher Sega and people took it as a hint of Catherine coming to PC but it was later confirmed by an ESRB Rating.

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Catherine on PC Confirmed by ESRB


Even though there was no solid confirmation, fans were quick to point out that Catherine is coming to PC seeing the sheep on the site and taking it as a messenger. What the curious players want to know now is which version of this puzzle adventure game are they getting?

The game gets a Mature 17+ rating from ESRB for most obvious reasons like having partial nudity, sexual themes and strong language within its content but people already knew that. The updated version, Catherine: Full Body has additional contents that have everyone interested in it.


To simplify things, we took a look at the Australian Classification Board rate for the game where it is titled as "Catherine Classic", which most likely to suggest that this one is the 2010 release version and it was submitted by Sega as well.

Having to re-release a game when they are already developing an updated version is pointless but is it because the company wants to keep Full Body as a Sony consoles exclusive while re-launch the original on Nintendo Switch, PC and Xbox One?


It doesn't sound simply anymore, does it? If Atlus wanted, they could simply make the game backwards compatible on Xbox One. Or maybe they are doing this because they wanted to avoid confusion among fans on which version are they getting by renaming it.

It could also be that Catherine Classic will add the newly introduced third girl named Rin and new endings for her but will not include the many newly developed animated cut scenes and content from Catherine: Full Body. We hope an official announcement clear this out soon.