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Square Enix makes the first episode of Life is Strange permanently free

You won't have to rewind time to make good on this new offer from Square Enix. Starting tomorrow, Life is Strange episode one is free on all platforms, and it looks like it'll stay that way forever. Not a bad deal! The first installme...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 4

Battlefield 4's Naval Strike DLC is free on all platforms

Have you kept up with EA and DICE's free DLC promos for Battlefield 4? Here's another! Now through July 26, you can nab the Naval Strike add-on (that's the one with the giant-ass monster shark, four South China Sea maps, Carrier Assault mo...   read

 
 
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Battleborn maps

Three new Battleborn multiplayer maps coming this Thursday

Battleborn just celebrated the Lootpocalypse (recently extended for another week), wherein bosses were dropping legendary gear more frequently and loot packs cost less in-game currency to purchase. It had the effect of filling up the c...   read

 
 
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Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine is free on Steam

ILMxLAB's "cinematic virtual reality experiment" Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine saw a free release on Steam earlier today. If you have an HTC Vive, you'll be able to swing a lightsaber to deflect incoming blaster fire or make gashes in the ...   read

 
 



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Splinter Cell

Nab the original Splinter Cell on PC for free

Ubisoft has begun gifting PC games from its back catalog in celebration of its 30th anniversary. This month, the free offering is Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell. You can grab your copy right here and redeem it through Uplay, assuming you can re...   read

 
 
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Giveaway - The Count Lucanor (Steam)

Steam sale? Naw, let's give something away. On deck today is a lovely little gem called: The Count Lucanor. What's it about? Let's go to the blurb from the official site:   read

 
 
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Go on, download Limbo for free on Steam

Playdead is drumming up interest in its new game, Inside, by setting its first title free for a limited time on Steam. Throughout today and tomorrow, you can download Limbo (Windows, Mac, Linux) and keep it for good -- no selling trading ca...   read

 
 
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Free Wasteland 2

Waste your weekend with Wasteland 2 for free

Wasteland 2: Director's Cut, 2014's Kickstarter RPG from inXile Entertainment, is this weekend's free game on Steam. From now until Sunday at 1PM pacific, you can download and play the game through Steam free of charge.  Should you not...   read

 
 
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Valve VR

Valve's Destinations lets you make and visit VR worlds

With Valve's Destinations software, you can make and explore virtual-reality environments like the ones below. The toolset released earlier today on Steam and it's totally free whether you're just in it to look at popcorn or build your own...   read

 
 
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Rocket League

Play Rocket League for free on Xbox right now

Anyone with an Xbox One and an internet connection can play Rocket League for free right now. It's not as innocent of a proposition as it sounds, though; one hit is enough to get you hooked on Psyonix's wildly addictive (and successful) car...   read

 
 
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Xbox One

Xbox Live Gold subscribers can play a bunch of EA games for free next week

From this Sunday, June 12 to Tuesday, June 22, folks with an Xbox Live Gold membership will have full access to the games in the EA Access Vault without needing to pay the normal $4.99 monthly or $29.99 yearly fee for the perk. You'll just ...   read

 
 
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Battlefield Hardline

Get free Battlefield Hardline DLC now

EA is giving away free Battlefield Hardline DLC. To grab the free Getaway DLC via the Xbox One store, you need to be a Gold subscriber. You can also grab it on PC from Origin, and your territory’s local PS Store for PlayStation 3 and ...   read

 
 
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June's free PlayStation Plus games are for hoopin' and walkin'

The most prominent PlayStation Plus offering for June is a nice thematically-appropriate nod to the NBA Finals that are set to start in the coming days. And, because traveling isn't called in the NBA anymore, the second most notable game f...   read

 
 
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Giveaway - The Huntsman: Winter's Curse (Steam)

Our fine friends at Desert Owl Games are giving you folks a chance to win copies of books 2 & 3, from their new game: The Huntsman: Winter's Curse (Book 1 is free here). The game is set in Universal Studio's Huntsman universe, and the s...   read

 
 
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The beautiful Monster Hunter Online is getting an English patch on May 30

Did you know that there is a free-to-play Monster Hunter that runs on Cry Engine 3 on PCs? You might not since the game has only been released in China, but that's about to change thanks to a modding team named Team HD. The plan is to ...   read

 
 
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EA Access

Fancy getting a free 10-day trial of EA Access?

Curious about EA Access service but not quite convinced enough to pay up yet? Maybe a ten-day free trial will persuade you.  If rumours are to be believed, Xbox Live Gold members will be able to access the full benefits of EA Access fr...   read

 
 
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Battlefield

Final Stand is the next free Battlefield DLC, and it's coming soon

Battlefield is kind of on top of the world right now. On the heels of the reveal of Battlefield 1, the EA DICE joint already won The Great YouTube War with an incredibly well-liked trailer that directly opposed Call of Duty's incr...   read

 
 
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The Witcher 3

Blood and Wine will be The Witcher 3's final expansion

All good things must come to end, and that includes the long line of The Witcher 3's DLC and expansions. This gravy train stops on the May 31 when Blood and Wine is released. Talking to Eurogamer, The Witcher 3's game director Konrad Tomasz...   read

 
 
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Free Comic Book Day

Pokemon, Assassin's Creed, Street Fighter up for grabs for Free Comic Book Day

Tomorrow, May 7 is the 15th annual Free Comic Book Day, and there are a couple of freebies on offer this year that may appeal to gamers who don't know a whole lot about comics (like me). Among the hefty list of 50 books are Pokémon: ...   read

 
 
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Free DLC

EA's giving away free Battlefield 4 and Hardline DLC on all platforms

As EA and DICE gear up to reveal the new Battlefield this Friday, they're injecting a bit of life into past installments. Starting today, DLC for both Battlefield 4 and Battlefield Hardline will be made free, one at a time, o...   read

 
 
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You can also snag a shiny Xerneas and Yveltal this month

It sounds like some of you swooped right in to secure Darkrai from GameStop and even helped out your fellow trainers, but there are a couple more giveaways coming up this month. Good ones, too! May 2 - 8: Zygarde May 11 - 17: Shiny Xernea...   read

 
 
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Steam

Hell yes I'll play Duck Game for free this weekend

Duck Game is holding a free weekend event on Steam, and since it's three days long, that could end up being enough time for you to have some hearty laughs and get your fill of the crazed battle arena title. It's best played in the same room...   read

 
 
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PlayStation Plus

Tropico 5 headlines May's free games on PlayStation Plus

Yesterday, Jordan told us to temper our expectations for Xbox's Games with Gold in May. That bar-lowering seems equally necessary when looking at PlayStation's gratis offerings for the month. Sure, there will be something for some people, b...   read

 
 


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Rocket League

See what all the Rocket League fuss is about for free this weekend

If you've spent any amount of time around these parts within the past year, you know that Rocket League is enormously successful. We love it; the general public loves it; everybody seems to love it. Still, there may be some curmud...   read

 
 
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Siege free weekend

You can play Rainbow Six Siege for free on Steam until Sunday

Have you ever participated in a Steam "free weekend" event? I tend to tell you lovely people about them when they seem worth highlighting, but I frequently forget to partake. This weekend, there's a free-play promo for Rainbow Six Siege, a ...   read

 
 
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Inquisitive Ravenclaw

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