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Hitman and Shadowrun Collection Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is giving away free copy of Hitman and Shadowrun Collection for PC platform this week.

Making a reputation in PC gaming sphere by giving away free games each week, Epic Games is showing no sign of pumping breaks on showering everyone with freebies on Epic Games Store, at least not throughout rest of ongoing year.

Epic Store is currently offering Hitman and Shadowrun Collection for giveaway this week, which you can claim forever using a free account and add to your online library of games anytime before September 3, 8:00 AM PT/10:00 AM EDT.


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To reinvent stealth adventure series Hitman, developer IO Interactive has moved to episodic format back in 2016 for good. Players are introduced to a World of Assassination trilogy and its refined sandbox gameplay was praised by all.

A third installment of newly rebooted continuity, PC version of Hitman III is coming next year on Epic Games Store exclusively for 1…

Hunt: Showdown, Jump Force and Stellaris on Xbox Free Play Days

Free Play Days brings Hunt: Showdown, Jump Force and Stellaris for Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate members this weekend.

Helping out people stuck indoors to pass time and have some decent enjoyment amidst a global crisis of COVID-19 pandemic, Xbox Free Play Days weekly event is back again for all members of Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate.

Those who are active subscribers can jump on board starting from May 28, 12:01 AM PDT/3:01 AM EDT and visit Microsoft Store to download free games for this weekend on Xbox One consoles until May 31, 11:59 PM PDT/2:59 AM EDT.


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Masterfully blending PvE and PvP genre of gameplay into one, Hunt: Showdown is a bounty hunting shooter that let players assume roles of bounty hunters trying to clear demonic creatures of Louisiana swamps solo or in groups.

As you take out demons lurking around, keep watchful eyes on fellow hunters looking for gold. When your character dies, you l…

PlayStation Plus Free Games for May 2020

PlayStation Plus free games lineup will be adding Cities: Skylines and Farming Simulator 19 for May 2020.

An official announcement from Sony Interactive Entertainment has revealed free PlayStation 4 games for all valued members of PlayStation Plus service to get access to on May 2020 and enjoy next month from May 5 to June 1, 2020.

Latest lineup for PS Plus includes Cities: Skylines and Farming Simulator 19 of simulation genre this month. While there is still time, you can still grab onto Uncharted 4: A Thief's End and Dirt Rally 2.0 from April 2020 before new games go live.


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Considered more like a modern-day successor of SimCity franchise, city-building simulator game Cities: Skylines offer a wide array of features, which allows you to turn a progressing community into an ever-extensive megacity.

It has a complex gameplay mechanics that helps keeping the flow of progress in a growing city needs strategic steps. Ensuring happiness of a…

Dead by Daylight, Secret Neighbor and Surviving Mars on Xbox Free Play Days

Members of Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate gets to play Dead by Daylight, Secret Neighbor and Surviving Mars on Free Play Days event this weekend.

Another exciting Xbox Free Play Days event has returned with three new great games for members of Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate services to keep busy gaming on their Xbox One consoles for entire weekend.

Subscribers can jump right in to download and play Dead by Daylight, Secret Neighbor and Surviving Mars at Microsoft Store from February 6, 12:01 AM PST/3:01 AM EDT through February 9, 11:59 PM PST/2:59 AM EDT.


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Special Edition of asymmetric survival horror game Dead by Daylight from Behaviour Interactive brings back a chilling experience of 4v1 multiplayer gameplay mechanics that pits a group of players against each other in two teams.

Breaking into a neighboring house to save your friend from its basement is not so easy when you got a traitor within your gro…

Cities: Skylines, Elder Scrolls Online and The Surge on Xbox Free Play Days

Members of Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate gets to play Cities: Skylines, Elder Scrolls Online and The Surge on current Free Play Days event.

Some exciting new games are heading to Free Play Days event of this weekend and one of them will be available for a week. Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can download and play these titles during this period.

Starting on November 6, 7:00 AM PDT, Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited to become available to jump on board with throughout an entire week and will be on hand for players up until November 13, 7:00 PM PDT.


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Then on November 7, 12:01 AM PDT, both Cities: Skylines and The Surge comes to Xbox Free Play Days to be up to November 10, 11:59 AM PDT. Members will find these titles on Gold member area of Xbox One console dashboard.

Explore Tamriel within ESO base game that 24 playable zones like Morrowind and others as you want. Start your epic journey by becoming anyone from four …

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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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 a…

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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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…

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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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 …

Surviving Mars Free on Epic Games Store Now

Build your first functioning human colonies on Red Planet as Epic Games Store is giving away Surviving Mars this week.

In a continuing streak of handing out free game on PC platform, Epic Games have come long way and has been making good on their promise for eleven months straight since launch of Epic Games Store back in December 2018.

In their latest giveaway queue, Epic Store is offering city building simulation game Surviving Mars and anyone with a free account can claim a free copy of the game for PC platform before October 17, 7:59 AM PT/10:59 AM EDT.


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Whenever someone talks about possibility of inhibiting a suitable planet other than Earth, often times Mars comes to mind and Surviving Mars lets players do exactly that by letting them establish a human colony on the red planet.

Step into a Martian colony as an overseer and try to ensure well being for all colonists living there. Following simple gameplay mechanics of any city builder …

Pillars of Eternity is Coming to Nintendo Switch

Obsidian's award-winning isometric RPG title Pillars of Eternity comes to Nintendo Switch next month with all DLC and expansions.

Considered as a successor to Baldur's Gate and Icewind Dale, isometric role-playing game Pillars of Eternity from developer Obsidian Entertainment and publisher Paradox Interactive was originally released on PC platform in 2015.

After it was ported to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in August 2017, a Nintendo Switch version is announced lately. Launching as Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition, the game will come out on August 8, 2019 and available for pre-order.


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PoE on Switch will include two parts of The White March expansion pack with all additional content and updates released for PC version. Obsidian is also offering an updated control and UI that is better suited for Nintendo's handheld console.

Plus, new difficulty levels, expanded party AI options and a raised level cap are all co…

Borderlands 3 and Vampire: Bloodlines 2 Pulled from Epic Mega Sale

Following huge price off announcement in Epic Mega Sale, Borderlands 3 and Vampire: Bloodlines 2 is pulled from Epic Store.

Ahead of annual Summer Sale of rival distribution platform Steam, Epic Games Store launched "Epic Mega Sale" that offered customers some pretty sweet discount deals and a generous $10 cash back on purchase worth $14.99 or above.

However, it appears that some publishers were not willing to be as generous with their games as Epic Games and therefore pulled off titles like Borderlands 3 and Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 from first major sale of Epic Store.


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Publishers often give a hefty 75-80% discount offer over select titles on various occasions but what Epic Store did to compete with Steam was not okay with some studios and they were not even notified on what final sale prices would be.

When this drastic move didn't sit well with fellow publishers, they pulled out games like Borderlands 3, Oxygen Not Included and

Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 Reveals Playable Class Thinbloods

First playable clan Thinbloods is revealed by Paradox Interactive for upcoming Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2.

Fifteen years after, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 has finally been revealed to be in works last month as a sequel to original 2004 action role-playing predecessor title and is set to arrive a year after in March 2020.

Belonged to RPG genre, there are several character classes for players to choose from at start, which developer Hardsuit Labs and publisher Paradox Interactive have shed some lights on by introducing Thinbloods clan in a new trailer.


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Below is an animated cinematic short that gives glimpse at struggles Thinbloods go through in their daily life.




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The video opens with a man sitting in his dark apartment thinking about how things have changed lately for him. Presumably because of a recent encounter with a vampire, he thou…

Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 Announced

After 15 long years, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 is officially announced to come out in 2020.

Based on a Dungeons & Dragons like tabletop RPG title, developer Troika Games and publisher Activision came up with an action role-playing game titled Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines in 2004 that involved blood-sucking vampires.

For long, there were no talks for a sequel and Bloodlines rights went to Paradox Interactive in 2015, who then teamed up with Hardsuit Labs to officially announce Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 is for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.


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Set to arrive by March 2020, the announcement for iconic vampire fantasy came out with an exciting new official trailer.




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Despite having potential, the original Bloodlines title got competition from renowned games like Halo 2, Half-Life 2 and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, leading to a market sale of less than a hundred thou…