Showing posts with label Strategy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Strategy. Show all posts

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Carcassonne and Ticket to Ride Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is giving away free copy of Carcassonne and Ticket to Ride for PC platform until February 13.

Drawing player interest on their digital distribution storefront, Epic Games has been endlessly giving up loads of free games on Epic Games Store each week from a variety of fan-favorite genre by indie studios and major AAA companies.

For their freebie offering for this week, Epic Store has added two PC games from publisher Asmodee Digital; Carcassonne and Ticket to Ride. Both of these titles are free to claim on EGS until February 13, 7:00 PM PT/10:00 PM EDT.

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Carcassonne and Ticket to Ride Free on Epic Games Store Now

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An acclaimed turn-based strategy, Carcassonne allows players to set cities, grassland or roads and place their followers in various roles. Each movement is made through classic tile-placement system that has game-changing possibilities.

A faithful adaptation of train board game, Ticket to Ride teaches you to own railways, lay tracks to connect cities and own important routes. Its rules are easy to pick up but you can never tell where things are going to go in the end.

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Although co-operative board game Pandemic was also listed for freebie for this week alongside above-mentioned titles, it has been removed earlier probably because of real-life coincidence of having a Coronavirus outbreak in China.

Epic Games Store has already announced to giveaway side-scrolling brawler game Aztez from Team Colorblind and action role-playing title Kingdom Come: Deliverance by Warhorse Studios for next week on February 13, 2020.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Xbox Game Pass to Add Indivisible, ScourgeBringer and More

Wrapping up January 2020, Xbox Game Pass brings new games like Indivisible, ScourgeBringer and more.

After adding a bunch of new titles in beginning of January 2020, Xbox Game Pass is bringing more for PC and Xbox One. Some of these great games are consoles only and some are available via Game Pass Ultimate for both platforms.

From January 23 to 30, four more new titles will be joining Game Pass lineup for members to enjoy. There are tons of fun-filled quests within its vast library of games to take on and earn some precious achievement points as well.

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Xbox Game Pass to Add Indivisible, ScourgeBringer and More

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Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour | Console, Ultimate
Aside from a means to get food, fishing is a relaxing hobby for many grown-ups and Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour just takes that pastime to next level by making players master their craft to become between and even compete with others.

Although many don't consider fishing as a sport, those who are serious about it sure does and they can have their way in career mode to be an elite influencer or play in custom multiplayer mode by setting own rules with friends online.

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Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour on Xbox Game Pass

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Indivisible | Console, Ultimate
Creators of critically-acclaimed 2D fighting game Skullgirls, developer Lab Zero Games has returned with action role-playing-platform game by teaming up with publisher 505 Games that nicely blends key-aspects of both genres.

Indivisible takes you to a journey of a girl named Ajna who goes after a warlord named Ravannanar, seeking revenge for burning her village down and attempts to do so by absorbing various incarnations using her mysterious powers.

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Indivisible on Xbox Game Pass

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ScourgeBringer | PC, Ultimate
A roguelite platformer game that has mix of hack and slash gameplay mechanics, ScourgeBringer from developer E-Studio and Flying Oak Games lives very much into the vein of popular indie titles like Celeste and Dead Cells.

When an ancient machine of unknown origin come threatening humanity, a female warrior named Kyhra took it upon herself to fight for salvation in a fast-paced metroidvania experience through procedurally generated deadly dungeons.

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ScourgeBringer on Xbox Game Pass

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Sea Salt | Console, PC, Ultimate
In a rater uncommon ground of playing an old god, indie action strategy game Sea Salt from developer/publisher YCJY Games lets players exact some divine vengeance on mortals of Earthly plane with nightmarish horde of minions.

Worshipping an eldritch sea god known as Dagon, those pesky humans will always defy their lord after their times of need finally expires, which will bring an inevitable doom upon them in form of many vicious creatures sent to them.

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Sea Salt on Xbox Game Pass

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Recent addition in Game Pass also includes new games like Children of Morta, Faster Than Light, Frostpunk, Grand Theft Auto V and Tekken 7. Also, you can Wasteland Remastered is coming soon and can be pre-installed from January 30.

Microsoft is currently offering an amazing deal of a 3 months Xbox Game Pass membership for only $1 for all newcomers. Singing up to this monthly service will allow you access to a collection of over 100 games on PC and consoles.

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Faster Than Light Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store offers a copy of Faster Than Light on PC, on eighth day of 12 days of free games giveaway.

On a continuous frenzy of free games offer from Epic Games to run a 12 days of free games initiative on Epic Games Store, players on PC platform has already received a handful of games with a few more to come each day until yearend.

Joining on eighth day of annual giveaway, top-down real-time strategy game FTL: Faster Than Light from indie developer/publisher studio Subset Games is now available on Epic Store for another 24 hours for anyone to claim a copy.

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Faster Than Light Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Though your entire playthrough is centered within a spaceship, you may not face any regular troubles that a typical outer space game will throw at you but will be occupied looking after crew and guide your ship to destination instead.

FTL gives you a sole objective of delivering vital information to allies with a rebel fleet on your tail and you must go through eight sectors of diverse planetary systems that will randomly generate obstacle on your way to overcome.

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General gameplay activities include repelling enemy attacks, recruit new crew members and upgrade ship with scrap parts. Balancing these aspects may be challenging and once your ship gets destroyed or crew is dead, you have to start over.

Due to its roguelike elements, Faster Than Light will never get boring and will always keep up a sense of uncertainty at all times. However, players can always take time even in between combat to pause the game and plan ahead.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Totally Accurate Battle Simulator Free on Epic Games Store Now

On seventh day of yearend giveaway, wacky physics-based game Totally Accurate Battle Simulator comes to Epic Games Store.

Rolling out loads of free games on digital distribution outlet Epic Games Store for a whole year, Epic Games have decided to extend their generosity with 12 days of free games on PC platform while having a Holiday Sale ongoing.

Contrary to what was presumed earlier as Kingdom: New Lands, simulation title Totally Accurate Battle Simulator by developer/publisher Landfall Games joins Epic Store on seventh day of their yearend giveaway for 24 hours.

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Totally Accurate Battle Simulator Free on Epic Games Store Now

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War has changed and evolved throughout history that players can experience playing ragdoll physics-based strategy game TABS. Players build a unit of their own weird and wobbly-looking soldiers to fight opposing sides to a standstill.

There is a price limit in each level and as long as you do not cross it, you can keep adding more troops. You can get weapons to unlock new units and use unit creator for some customization as well to indulge into the madness of war.

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Though currently in Early Access, TABS has nine playable factions, battle creator and 18 maps to play in four campaigns. Sandbox mode has no price limits or whatsoever and gives players full control of both sides engaging in battle.

Whether or not things have gone like this way in past, it wouldn't possibly hurt you to try out wacky tactics of Totally Accurate Battle Simulator since EGS is giving out a free copy to anyone with a free account right now.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

The Escapists Free on Epic Games Store Now

In free giveaway game of this week, Epic Games Store is offering top-down strategy game The Escapists for PC.

Even after successfully completing a whole year of free games giveaway, Epic Games is continuing their norm for fans and is still offering new titles on Epic Games Store aside from frequently bringing new PC exclusive titles.

For this week, 2015 top-down strategy game The Escapists comes to EGS for anyone with a free account interested to claim before December 19, 7:59 AM PT/10:59 AM EDT and then add it to their online games library to keep forever.

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The Escapists Free on Epic Games Store Now

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It ain't no Shawshank Redemption and you definitely are not going to play as prisoner Andy Dufresne for sure but you are thrown into a prison complex for some unknown reason and you have to get away scot-free anyhow.

Following a crowdfunding project at Kickstarter, publisher Team17 came forward to produce the game for developer Mouldy Toof Studios. Although they didn't make an actual prison break simulation, you can still appreciate its merits.

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The Escapists has a lot in stores for players and it may take some time for people to figure out how many of its mechanics work out. Though it is not so high and mighty in graphics section, there is much more things to enjoy within its concept.

When it comes to giving free games to players on PC platform, Epic Store always likes to double down on their already crazy freebies and starting from December 19, they will drop one free game for each day until last days of 2019.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Crusader Kings 3 Announced

Paradox Interactive officially announces their upcoming grand strategy game Crusader Kings III at PDXCON 2019.

After totally redefining grand strategy genre of games by releasing Crusader Kings II back in early 2012, developer/publisher Paradox Interactive has spent last few years adding more story to it with a series of DLC expansion packs.

In celebration of their PDXCON 2019 annual convention, Paradox has officially announced upcoming dynasty simulator Crusader Kings III as a worthy sequel to CKII, all set to come out for PC on Steam and Xbox Game Pass in 2020.

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Crusader Kings 3 Announced

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An official trailer showcases what sort of measures it takes to build your medieval dynasty and secure your throne.

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It took seven years for new generation of strategy games is about to receive a worthy heir. Players are offered a chance to create their own realm in medieval era to conquer and establish their family dynasty in an alternate history setting.

Europe of middle ages would require cunning tactics and constant scheming to keep things running in order. Other than newly added 3D-rendered character models, detailed maps are included to explore many new stories.

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To determine how you want things to unfold, pay attention over culture and religion, so that enemy forces will have something more to worry about. A lot of familiar gameplay mechanics will return alongside a few surprising new features.

Starting from 2004, Crusader Kings franchise has been out there for fifteen years now and millions of players have experienced this epic series full of drama, heartbreak and treachery as a result of well-placed strategy of their rivals.

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Those who are not quite familiar with can jump on board along with series veterans since its predecessor title Crusader Kings II has now permanently became free-to-play and keep busy until the recently revealed sequel arrives next year.

In coming months, Paradox Interactive will eventually come up with an official release date and some more details on gameplay for Crusader Kings III. Next year, cult medieval action will make a return to series that fans loved so much.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Crusader Kings 2 Permanently Free-to-Play

Paradox Interactive announces grand strategy game Crusader Kings II going free-to-play forever to celebrate PDXCON 2019.

In order to celebrate their oncoming annual convention, PDXCON, Swedish video game developer/publisher Paradox Interactive is offering widely popular grand strategy game Crusader Kings II to play for free on Steam.

This cult medieval action title is not just given for a limited time only but has gone free-to-play now and its official announcement has no end date. Paradox has confirmed the change and it is no longer available for purchase on official site either.

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Crusader Kings 2 Permanently Free-to-Play

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Following its release back in early 2012, CK2 has been on many giveaway or sales and if you have somehow missed all of that, then now is a great chance to grab a copy and start forming your own dynasty through European history.

There is more than a dozen of expansion packs released already and almost all of them are currently on sale at 50% discount. So, you can expand your experience even beyond the base game with any major DLC in under $5 only.

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Players are to come up with tactics of war and form helpful alliances to ensure succession of their dynasty. However, it has more complexity in terms of gameplay mechanics than typical feudal sandbox games of same category.

Paradox has recently revealed Crusader Kings III at PDXCON 2019, a follow-up sequel to Crusader Kings II that is set to arrive on 2020. CK2 going free-to-play is a great strategy to draw in many new players into grand strategy genre.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Age of Wonders: Planetfall, Stellaris and The Division 2 on Xbox Free Play Days

Free Play Days event brings Planetfall, Stellaris and The Division 2 this weekend for Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate members.

Ever since the return of Free Play Days event, Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members are getting chance to play new and exciting titles for free on Xbox One consoles that players are really enjoying very much.

On this weekend, you can try out Age of Wonders: Planetfall, Stellaris: Console Edition and Tom Clancy's The Division 2 for free starting from October 17, 12:01 AM PDT/3:01 AM EDT through October 20, 11:59 PM PDT/2:59 AM EDT.

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Age of Wonders: Planetfall, Stellaris and The Division 2 on Xbox Free Play Days

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Planetfall is a latest installment from turn-based strategy game series Age of Wonders from developer Triumph Studios and publisher Paradox Interactive that came out only a few months ago and features six factions to play with.

Another strategy game from Paradox Interactive, sci-fi title Stellaris is set in year 2200 and players are in charge of a species to lead them to space domination while engaging with other alien races and try to expand your empire.

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A long-awaited sequel to The Division by developer Massive Entertainment and publisher Ubisoft, action role-playing game The Division 2 has improved on its predecessor in terms of gameplay and story campaign.

This critically acclaimed third-person shooter has engaging co-op aspects and side missions to keep players hooked for months. From abilities, skills and weapons loadout, everything goes hand in hand with your playstyle.

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Sign into your account to install the games from Microsoft Store and play for free using Xbox Live Gold membership. Of course, you can carry out all in-game progress and Gamerscore by purchasing those titles to keep things going.

Offering some exclusive promotional discount, The Division 2 Standard Edition comes to a 65% off followed by Gold and Ultimate Edition at 70%. Also enjoy 40% price cut on Year 1 Pass to access VIP status and all Year 1 Episodes instantly.

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Age of Wonders: Planetfall Standard and Deluxe Edition can be acquired in 20% discount but getting Premium Edition will save you 30%. Both Standard and Deluxe Edition of Stellaris console version gives you a simple 30% off price.

Considering limited time Free Play Days event is here only for the weekend, try to make the most of your Live Gold or Game Pass Ultimate membership by keeping yourself busy with these exciting games or get them in a reduced price.