Deal in effect until September 12
The End is Nigh is the work of Edmund McMillen (Super Meat Boy) and Tyler Glaiel (Closure). “It’s a fantastic design that doesn’t just reward exploration and experimentation, but having dumb, simple fun as well,” Nic Rowen wrote in Destructoid’s review. “Uber-challenging platformers are often used as bragging rights titles, or as badges of honor proving just how hardcore a particular player is, but game designer Edmund McMillen has never lost sight of the fact that they need to be fun first and foremost.”
Abzu, on the other hand, is a calm oceanic adventure – a reminder that we need another Endless Ocean. “By being so brief and focused, I can easily remember what I did from start to end, which is quite rare compared to the twenty-hour epics that can be common in this industry,” Zack Furniss wrote in his review. “ , .”
The next free PC game – Conarium, a horror story housed within a polar base, not a video game adaptation of 1997’s wonderfully junky Con Air – will be up for grabs starting September 12.
Free Game Collection [Epic Games Store]