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Oh hey, Mass Effect 2 is free on PC

For a limited time, Mass Effect 2 is free on PC through Origin, and you should probably get on that. Before we know it, Andromeda will be here in late March. If you've flirted with the idea of getting into this oft-talked-about series, it's...   read

 
 
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Terry Cavanagh releases his next game, Tiny Heist

Terry Cavanagh is the man behind VVVVVV and Super Hexagon. Even if you've never played those games, you've probably heard about their extreme difficulty. While I love VVVVVV and have since surmounted most of its challenges, I'm still perple...   read

 
 
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That Metroid Prime Blast Ball demo will be going offline soon

Metroid Prime: Blast Ball, otherwise known as the only part of Federation Force worth a damn, had a demo that included online support. It was basically the entirety of that extra mode which had amiibo support along with allowing you to tran...   read

 
 
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Get GRID for free from the Humble Store

The folks who run the Humble Bundle have a holiday present for everyone who logs in today. From now until 10 AM Pacific time tomorrow, anyone who logs in to the Humble Store page can claim a free Steam copy of Codemasters' 2008 ra...   read

 
 
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King's Quest received a bonus epilogue episode yesterday

I'm a pretty big fan of old-school point-and-click adventure games. Grim Fandango is one of my favorites and I do have fond memories of Monkey Island and Day of the Tentacle. You'd think I'd have been all over the episodic King's Quest game...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is sending some holiday goodies to Animal Crossing players

Animal Crossing: New Leaf recently got a free update after being available for three years (four in Japan). While that is unprecedented in modern gaming, Nintendo isn't content to simply push that out and be done. To celebrate the holidays,...   read

 
 
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BioWare is giving some stuff away for Christmas

The holidays bring out the best in everyone (normally), so obviously EA is trying to win some cheer by giving out free stuff. Which subsidiary would you go with, though? BioWare is a fan favorite, so why not them? According to a Tweet from ...   read

 
 
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PSA: Don't forget to download this month's Pokemon, Meloetta

Just a reminder; the last Pokémon distribution for 2016 is set to end this Saturday, December 24. This month's Pokémon is Meloetta, and if you miss this opportunity you probably won't have another one for quite some time....   read

 
 
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Play The Division for free this weekend on PC

Ubisoft is holding a free-weekend event for The Division. Actually, it starts tomorrow, and you can preload the game files now. The catch? You have to go through Uplay. Bet you saw that coming. Once you're situated and ready to shoot and lo...   read

 
 
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Uncharted 4's free Survival expansion is now available

Uncharted 4 has been updated with a huge, free expansion that came out earlier today. Called the Survival update, the patch adds a new cooperative mode as well as a plethora of options for those who play the competitive multiplayer.&nb...   read

 
 
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Lost Odyssey and Blue Dragon are now available for digital purchase

With the advent of the Games on Demand service for Xbox 360, multi-disc games were not available for purchase digitally. While this initially might have been due to file size restrictions with Xbox Live marketplace (Arcade games were origin...   read

 
 
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Shadow Warrior 2's new DLC is free, and it gets right to the point

Shadow Warrior 2 is a game that exists for two reasons: To tell dick jokes, and to assault the screen with an endless flurry of violence and viscera. Its newest add-on looks to trim all the fat from that formula, boiling it down to ju...   read

 
 
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Magearna is now available in Pokemon Sun and Moon

Update: Added European/Australian QR code below. As mentioned previously, Pokémon Sun and Moon are getting their first mythic Pokémon starting today. Magearna is a Steel/Fairy type and resembles a clockwork doll with a po...   read

 
 
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Destiny's December event looks bigger than last year's

In December of 2015, Bungie shook its loot-shooter Destiny up with Sparrow Racing League (SRL), a three-week event that had Guardians hanging up their weapons for a bit to careen their hoverbikes down a couple of treacherous courses. It was...   read

 
 
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Hearthstone's new expansion takes some cues from story updates

I've been playing Hearthstone regularly for about a year now, and I've seen the game change pretty significantly during that time. Hearthstone is Blizzard's most popular game by a large margin, and it's not hard to see why. Stream...   read

 
 
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We should try Battlerite for free this weekend

A bunch of people have had kind things to say about Battlerite, the team-based arena brawler from Stunlock Studios. And would you look at that! It has a free weekend event on Steam right now. The idea was to strip down the MOBA experience, ...   read

 
 
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GOG Winter Sale: free Neverwinter Nights Diamond, cheap Witcher 3

The first PC gaming winter sale to arrive this year is at GOG.com. The DRM-free and proud retailer has dozens of titles on sale with a handful of new lows to boot and matching the lowest-ever prices on titles like The Witcher 3: Game of the...   read

 
 
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Meloetta and Magearna are this month's distributed Pokemon

Every month this year, Pokémon players around the world have been able to download a new digital creature to celebrate the franchise's 20th anniversary, one that's not available through normal gameplay. The final Poké...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft ends its free game giveaway with a whimper

Ubisoft has been going all in for the celebration of its 30th anniversary. For the past six months, it has given out some pretty excellent titles from the history of the studio. Sadly, the final month of the year won't be anything noteworth...   read

 
 
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Sony caps off the year with a decent PS Plus free game selection

Sony's hasn't really been setting the world on fire with its free games for PlayStation Plus subscribers this year, but December looks to be one of the better months for the service. The two PS4 titles aren't heavy hitters, but VVVVVV is be...   read

 
 
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Try Titanfall 2's multiplayer for free this week

There's a lot of pleasant fuss surrounding Titanfall 2. In a season of very good shooters, it might be the best shooter. It's great that Respawn seems to have found the right tweaks to the formula to keep this from falling flat like the or...   read

 
 
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Celebrate 30 years of Ubisoft with free stuff for a month!

Despite Ubisoft giving out a game each month for the past half a year, I forgot it was the 30th anniversary of the company. While I used to appreciate its risk taking when it came to developing new games, the company has become a bit compla...   read

 
 
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You can play FIFA 17 for free during Thanksgiving weekend

We don't typically do much FIFA talk around these parts, but I know you're out there. I know some of you are into these games! If you've held off on this year's installment but are willing to set aside the time and storage needed to downloa...   read

 
 
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Xbox's Games with Gold for December includes Burnout Paradise backward compatibility

For once, the most exciting part of Xbox's Games with Gold comes not from a new release but from a very old release. It's the Xbox 360 and not the Xbox One that's the star of the show. Xbox has announced December's Games with Gold, and 2008...   read

 
 
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The Humble Store is giving out DiRT 3 for free

Well, this is a nice little gift to wake up to. Today and tomorrow, the Humble Store is giving away DiRT 3 Complete Edition for Windows and Mac as part of its birthday sale. Once you sign in or create a free account on the site, you can req...   read

 
 



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