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Titanfall DLC

Titanfall turns one year old, gives away all DLC for free


Tough to argue with free
Mar 11
Titanfall celebrates the first anniversary of its launch today. There might not be a grand showcase dedicated to everything that's happened to the game over the year, but EA and Respawn haven't forgotten about it altoget... read
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Freebies

Tactical cyberpunk game Syndicate free on Origin


RIP Bullfrog
Mar 06
Remember that time Starbreeze and EA brought Syndicate back as a first-person shooter? Wait, no, forget I ever mentioned it. I'm sorry. Instead, nab the original Bullfrog Productions-developed Syndicate for free through Origin's On the House. Once the game is in your library, it'll stay there, and this is a good one to have. [Thanks, Luna Sy] read
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GTA Online Heists

One last look at GTA Online heists ahead of next week's launch


Free update hits consoles March 10 and PC at launch on April 14
Mar 05
For as long of a wait as it's been, I'm still enthusiastic about heists in Grand Theft Auto Online. Rockstar previously said that coming up with missions in which every player in the crew feels important at all times "turned ... read
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Unreal Tournament

Looks like Unreal Tournament is in capable hands


You can play a free pre-alpha build now
Mar 04
The new Unreal Tournament is going to look gorgeous once Epic and the community are finished working on it. Last I saw of the project, it had only just become "a game," and now here it is making real good use of Unreal Engin... read
BassPULSE contest photo
They glow in the dark, just like Rudolph's nose
[Update: Contest over! Winner is Morty.] Our friends at Accessory Power have just shipped us a set of awesome GOgroove BassPULSE speakers to give away to one lucky Dtoider! As is evident by the header, these bad boys do indee... read feature

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Documentary

The wonderful Double Fine Adventure documentary is going free


Look for episodes on YouTube every Tuesday and Thursday
Mar 03
Folks who helped crowdfund Broken Age have gotten an up-close look at how Double Fine operates thanks to episodic videos chronicling development of the adventure game. With 18 episodes down, 2 Player Productions has produced... read
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Free Unreal Engine 4

Go build something: Unreal Engine 4 is free to use


That's not a real room
Mar 02
Epic Games is no longer charging developers a monthly subscription for Unreal Engine 4. The engine is now free for anyone to use. Well, free to a point -- "When you ship a game or application, you pay a 5% royalty on gross re... read
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how do you Do It?

How do you Do It? I do it with action figures on Steam


I'm waiting on the Thundercats mod
Feb 27
There sure have been a lot of free games coming out on Steam these days, and how do you Do It? is probably my favorite. You're an 11-year-old girl and you've just seen your mother having sex. Now you're hell bent on figuring ... read
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Pokémon

Pokémaniacs! Gold/Silver starters now on Pokémon Bank


Whatcha gonna do, brother?
Feb 27
Great news for all you Pokémaniacs out there: you can now receive Meganium, Typhlosion, and Feraligatr along with their Hidden Abilities from the Pokémon Bank, brother. This comes just after the one year anniver... read
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Games with Gold

March's Games with Gold are some of the best games


And bonus games in April!
Feb 25
In the recent past, Xbox Live's Games with Gold program has had mostly the same cadence every month: a standout title, an indie game, and a bit of filler. March breaks that mold with three superb games from 2013. March's Xbo... read
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Call of Duty free weekend

Steam's running a free weekend for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer


Dare I?
Feb 19
To jump straight to the not-so-fun part: it's a 43.5GB download for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and the promo only covers multiplayer. Also, it lasts until Sunday, February 22 at 1:00pm Pacific. So you can't swoop in, ogg... read
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Hotline Miami 2 comics

Hotline Miami 2 digital comic series free on Steam


Get your murder on with pictures and words!
Feb 18
Devolver Digital and Dennaton Games have teamed up with Italian art collective Dayjob Studio to bring you an early taste of Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number in delicious, digital comic book form. The free, five-part comic s... read
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Free Pokémon

The Unova starter giveaway is live in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire


Codes are valid until November 30, 2015
Feb 10
The codes for Serperior, Emboar, and Samurott in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are now all redeemable. Just head into the Mystery Gift option and choose "receive via code," then type in POKEMON497, POKEMON500, ... read
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Universal Combat CE

3000AD releases remastered Universal Combat CE for free on Steam


Return to the days of keyboard flashcards and 200-page manuals
Feb 07
If Randy Pitchford and Peter Molyneux had a baby, Derek Smart would be the result. The long-running controversy concerning his first game Battlecruiser 3000AD is the stuff of internet legend and could fill a tome. With U... read
Kromaia contest photo
Five copies up for grabs
Our friends at Kraken Empire have given us five keys for their crazy shoot-'em-up Kromaia to give away to lucky Dtoiders! Described as a frantic, old-school, coin-op shoot-'em-up that's come crashing headlong into the 21st c... read feature

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#Fortune

#Fortune is a game that predicts your future by reading your tweets


Taboo for a new generation
Feb 05
As a youth, I became temporarily obsessed with an early Rare title for the NES called Taboo. It was a simple fortune telling game that used virtual Tarot cards to predict your future, but it inspired a deep level of fascinat... read
Be Mine 17 contest photo
Including Tex Murphy, Last Inua, Sinking Island, Deep Dungeons of Doom, and more
Our friends at Groupees are in the midst of their latest charity bundle, and they've given us 20 codes to help spread the word! Included in the Be Mine 17 bundle are Last Inua, Sinking Island, Tex Murphy: Martian Memorandum,... read feature

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Bayonetta demake

Platinum's 404 page is a cute little Bayonetta demake


How quickly can you mash the Enter key?
Feb 02
Instead of displaying a simple file-not-found message, the 404 page on Platinum Games' website holds a score-attack demake of Bayonetta. It's worth a moment of your day. The game is simplistic -- you jump and shoot at oncomin... read
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Free game

February's Xbox One Games with Gold is already out


Go get your #IDARB on
Jan 29
February's the shortest month of the year, but Xbox is artificially lengthening it by spilling it over into January. That's the only way to explain this month's Xbox One Games with Gold already popping up for free on the Xbox... read
Mega Ran contest photo
Five copies up for grabs
Originally a commission by a hardcore fan, Mega Ran Com: Mission, was recently unlocked for the general public, and we've got five digital copies to hand out to lucky readers! To enter to win, just leave a comment in the... read feature

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Dead or Alive PC delay

Dead or Alive 5 will make up for its PC delay with 28 free costumes


Alright then
Jan 28
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round won't hit its original February 17, 2015 release on PC, as Koei Tecmo has pushed the game to March 30 "n order to provide you with the best possible experience..." To that end, the company is giving... read
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Games with Gold

Brothers and #IDARB headline February's Games with Gold


Sniper Elite V2's also in there
Jan 28
February's a tricky proposition if you're the procrastinating type when it comes to gobbling up your free videogames. A meager 28 days means that you need to get in gear and download the new Xbox Live Games with Gold early. N... read
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Lovesick

Presenting Lovesick, a game about projectile wedding-night vomit


Created for the Barfcade game jam (which I'm so glad exists)
Jan 27
I'm filing this one under "You'd be stupid not to cover it, Jordan." Lovesick is a simple, physics-driven two-player game for PC and Mac in which a bride and groom explode out of both ends after eating undercooked shrimp. Cla... read
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Enchanted Cave 2

A free roguelike with music by Banjo-Kazooie's Grant Kirkhope? Yes, please!


The Enchanted Cave 2
Jan 26
I'm struggling to stop playing The Enchanted Cave 2 for long enough to tell you about it. Unassuming name and overabundance of roguelikes aside, this browser-based game is terrific. You delve into a cavern in search of gold, ... read
Free Pokémon photo
Free Pokémon

Who's the better Pokémon: Serperior, Emboar, or Samurott?


You can nab all three in a distribution event for Ruby/Sapphire
Jan 22
The next distribution event for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire will give us a chance to score Serperior, Emboar, and Samurott, each with their own Hidden Ability. You'll need to update your game to version 1.2 a... read
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Freebies

Classic PC sim Theme Hospital free on Origin


Watch out for Bloaty Head
Jan 20
For years, my uncle left his his late-'90s laptop at my grandparents' house and whenever I'd come to visit, I'd flip through PC game instruction manuals and play stuff like Diablo, Warcraft, The 7th Guest, and 3-D Ultra Minig... read
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This game looks nuts
Destructoid has partnered with our friends at Blue Mammoth Games to give away a TON of closed beta keys for their upcoming brawler Brawlhalla! Brawlhalla is a super fun, fast-paced, 2D platform brawler for the PC where champ... read feature

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A $400 value!
Destructoid has partnered with the fine folks behind the awesome World of Warriors to give away a 16GB iPad Mini 3 to one lucky reader! World of Warriors blends fighting and RPG gameplay in a pick-up-and-play, console-quality... read feature

Letter Quest contest photo
10 Steam keys up for grabs
Destructoid has been given 10 codes for the awesome word puzzler Letter Quest: Grimm's Journey to hand out to our clever readers! Letter Quest released on Steam a little over a month ago, and its creative blending of Scr... read feature

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Games with Gold

Go download your free D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die and MX vs. ATV Alive


D 4 free
Jan 05
I'm downloading Swery's Dark Dreams Don't Die right now. You should do the same, assuming you have an Xbox One and an Xbox Live Gold membership. The quirky adventure game is free throughout January as part of Microsoft's Game... read
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Night In The Woods

Lost Constellation is a pay-what-you-want Night In The Woods ghost story


'Hello!' Interested in a coffin?'
Dec 28
The success of Night In The Woods on Kickstarter once again proved that the best way to win at crowd funding is to create something that people actively want to lob on to their own image/identity. So many games on Kikcstarter... read
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Nuclear Throne

Vlambeer is giving away free copies of Nuclear Throne in January


Rami thinks you're awesome, bets your friends are as well
Dec 27
Rami Ismail of Vlambeer has come up with a creative and generous way to effectively double the Nuclear Throne community while at the same time saying thanks to all those who supported the Early Access title during 2014. As o... read






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