Epic Games, the creators of the hit battle royale game Fortnite and the Unreal Engine development tools, will lay off 16 percent of its workers and also spinoff or divest some side businesses.
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The Epic Games Store has two free games this week. One is a fantasy themed action-RPG called Soulstice, and the other is the sim game Model Builder where you can build virtual models of all kinds.
The new edition of Guerrilla Games' sci-fi third-person action game will be available for PS5 owners next week. The new version is coming to the PC as well, but not until sometime in early 2024.
Out of Line is a 2D side-scrolling puzzle game, while The Forest Quartet is a narrative-driven puzzle game. Both titles are free to download and keep this week from the Epic Games Store.
The roguelite first-person shooter with horror elements comes from developer The Astronauts. The game will be in Early Access for about a year before the final version is released.
Developer Supergiant Games now says the Early Access for its fantasy-themed sequel Hades II will now happen sometime in the second quarter of 2024. It will also launch a tech test beforehand.
911 Operator lets you play the role of an emergency dispatcher, as you receive reports and try to help people by sending the correct type of response to their situation. It's free for the next week.
Developer The Creative Assembly and publisher Sega will release the game on Steam and the Epic Games Store on Oct. 11, but there will be an early access weekend starting Sept. 29 for pre-orders.
Spelldrifter, developed and published by Free Ranger Games, offers players a mix of a turn-based fantasy RPG with collectible card-building features. It's free right now at the Epic Games Store
Witchfire, the horror-themed first-person shooter from developer The Astronauts, will be launching an Early Access version on September 20 as a time exclusive on the Epic Games store.
This week's Microsoft Weekly brings you a fresh recap of new preview builds, a Windows 11 23H2 review, deprecated features and dying apps, surprise upgrades for File Explorer in Windows 10, and more.
Google has teamed up with NVIDIA to offer all Chromebook users the perk of free three-month trials for GeForce NOW Priority memberships. These let users cut long waiting times to play games and more.
Cave Story+ is an enhanced version of the acclaimed 2004 2D Indie game from developer Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya. It's also the new free game from the Epic Games Store for the next seven days.
Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak, a land-based real-time strategy game and a prequel to the Homeworld space-based RTS series, is free to download and keep for the next week from the Epic Games Store.
Epic Games is now offering studios 100% of revenue from games for ditching Steam and other storefronts. The exclusivity period and the special revenue split offer will last for six months.
The latest issue of Microsoft Weekly is here, delivering you fresh news about app updates, an upcoming Surface hardware event, fresh Windows 11 builds, blasts from Microsoft's past, and more.
Black Book is a dark mix of adventure and card-based RPG while Dodo Peak is a colorful retro-like arcade platformer title. Both games are free for the next week on the Epic Games Store.
Europa Universalis IV is a turn-based historical grand strategy game, while Orwell: Keeping An Eye On You is an unusual game about spying on people. Both are free this week on the Epic Games Store.
The latest Microsoft Weekly issue is here. Learn about Edge taking screenshots of websites you visit, new features for Windows 11, gaming news, and several look-back articles remembering old products.
Bloons TD 6 is the latest game in the long-running tower defense series. Loop Hero is a retro top down 2D RPG combined with card gameplay elements. Both are free this week in the Epic Games Store.
The revamped versions of Homeworld 1 and 2, along with the indie sci-fi first-person shooter Severed Steel, are all free to download and keep for the next week on the Epic Games Store.
This time on Microsoft Weekly: Microsoft finally kills Xbox Live Gold; the first mobile phone from the software giant, 23H2 features arrive in the Beta Channel; apps get updates and more.
The Elder Scrolls Online is finally being added to the Epic Games Store and for its first week, it's free to download and keep. So is the indie mystery adventure-puzzle game Murder by Numbers.
In this episode of Microsoft Weekly: FTC takes the L as judge gives the Microsoft-ABK merger the green light; Microsoft confirms Windows 11 version 23H2; Cortana dies even more; and Patch Tuesday.
Train Valley 2 lets you become a "railroad tycoon" by allowing you to build your railroad empire across the years, from the past into the future, and also solve some puzzles. It's available for free.
This week, you can get side-scrolling fantasy action-RPG game Grime, where you attack enemies with living weapons and then consume their remains, for free for the next week at the Epic Games Store.
In this episode of Microsoft Weekly: a massive Windows 11 build with Copilot and other new features, ChatGPT on Windows 3.1, free Windows 11 virtual machines, app updates, and browser stats.
The latest refresh of the Epic Games Store's weekly freebie offer has brought a copy of The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos to claim. The title usually costs $35 to purchase.
In addition to The Hunter: Call of the Wild, you can get the Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms' Wulfgar's Legends of Renown Pack, which is worth over $100, for free via the Epic Games Store.
Your weekly Microsoft Weekly recap is here, bringing you the most interesting stories about new Windows 11 features, gaming announcements, controversies, bugs, and other developments from Microsoft.
Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition and Guacamelee! 2 are both free to download and keep this week for PC gamers thanks to the Epic Games Store's latest weekly game giveaway.
The Astronauts' upcoming dark fantasy themed first-person shooter Witchfire now has an early access release date of September 20, and it will be released exclusively on the Epic Games Store
Payday 2 is Starbreeze Studios' popular crime and theft-themed shooter. It's available now for free to download and keep from the Epic Games Store for the next week, until Thursday, June 15.
Midnight Ghost Hunt is a multiplayer 4v4 first-person shooter where one team are the ghosts and the other team are the ghost hunters. It's also the free PC game this week at the Epic Games Store.
The acclaimed Fallout spin-off game from developer Obsidian Entertainment is now free to download and keep, along with all its DLC content, on the Epic Games Store for the next seven days.
Epic Games and Remedy Entertainment have kicked off pre-orders for Alan Wake 2, but they are using the previous generation's pricing formula. This is apparently thanks to a digital-only launch.
The latest game in the historic real-time strategy series will send players to ancient Egypt, with eight playable factions. Preorders for the game in three editions are now available.
Epic has just kicked off the annual Epic Games Store Mega Sale, offering discounts on its library of PC games. Another unlimited coupon has landed too, which cuts an extra 25% off the cart price.
The new Epic Rewards program is free to sign up, and will give PC gamers 5 percent back on any purchase they make, which can be used for future purchases, even with discounted games.
The PC version of the acclaimed third-person action game from Kojima Productions will be free to download and keep for the next week from the Epic Games Store.