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16 FREE Steam Games + DLCs : 27 February 2021 Update!

Here are 9 games and 7 DLCs you can add to your Steam account for FREE, and they are yours to keep forever!

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Note On Free Steam Games + DLCs

Please note that some of these Steam games are not directly available on the Steam store. Please follow the instructions below.

Also, if any of the Steam games or DLCs are no longer free, please just let us know so we can remove them.

Thank you, and happy gaming!

 

Steam Games That Are FREE To Download + Keep!

Free Steam Game #1 : Dying Light Bad Blood

Enter a zombie-infested area and compete as one of 12 players to become the only survivor – or make a team and fight for survival together.

Scavenge for weapons, destroy zombie hives to level up, and combine your advanced parkour mobility with brutal combat skills to outrun, outsmart, and outplay your opponents.

It’s all in, one out in Dying Light: Bad Blood – a fast-paced and gory online game that creatively blends PvP and PvE combat while retaining the core of Dying Light’s iconic gameplay.

Dying Light Bad Blood is FREE to download and keep, but only if you follow these instructions :

If You Already Have Dying Light In Steam

  1. Go to the Dying Light Dockets website.
  2. Log into your account, or sign up for one (if you don’t have one yet)
  3. Go to your Profile page and link your Steam account with the Dying Light Dockets system.
  4. You will receive a message with a link that informs you that you are eligible for a FREE Dying Light Bad Blood Steam code.
  5. Click on the link. It should tell you “A copy of Dying Light Bad Blood is already in your Steam library”.

That’s it! You now have Dying Light Bad Blood in your Steam account!

If You Do NOT Have Dying Light Yet

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the Dying Light page on Steam.
  3. Click on the green Play Game button. It’s free for the weekend, so don’t miss this opportunity!
  4. Install and run Dying Light at least once.
  5. Go to the Dying Light Dockets website.
  6. Log into your account, or sign up for one (if you don’t have one yet)
  7. Go to your Profile page and link your Steam account with the Dying Light Dockets system.
  8. You will receive a message with a link that informs you that you are eligible for a FREE Dying Light Bad Blood Steam code.
  9. Click on the link. It should tell you “A copy of Dying Light Bad Blood is already in your Steam library”.

That’s it! You now have Dying Light Bad Blood in your Steam account!

Free Steam Game #2 : Black Desert Remastered

Black Desert is an expansive, open world MMORPG made with Pearl Abyss’ proprietary game engine, with spectacular sceneries, realistic environments, and sophisticated details.

Black Desert Remastered is FREE to download and keep, but only if you follow these instructions before 10 March 2021 (5 PM GMT+8) :

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the Black Desert page on Steam.
  3. Click on the green Add to Account button.

That’s it! You now have Black Desert Remastered in your Steam account!

Free Steam Game #3 : ARTHA

Join the Artha’s world of epic card battle. With the CCG and TCG blending Artha brings the fast-paced tactic gameplay for online PVP, or practice with an AI before getting into the real battle.

Deckbuilding, Level selection, and cards with abilities are the core features of ARTHA. Use clever tactics and powers of your cards to join the army of upcoming E-SPORTS tournaments and for sure for a fun.

ARTHA is a free-to-play game that will soon become a Paid game.

The game’s next build will be ready for its full release and the game is shifting to the paid app from free to play.

Follow these steps to add it to your Steam account for FREE before the change happens :

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the ARTHA page on Steam.
  3. Click on the green Play Game button.

That’s it! You now have ARTHA in your Steam account!

You can download and install it anytime you wish, even after it becomes a paid game!

Free Steam Game #4 : Challenge Speedball

Challenge Speedball is a cooperative multiplayer game based on the paintball variation called Speedball.

In this fast paced competition, teams of 1 to 5 players occupy a small playing field filled with inflatable “bunkers”.

Each team tries to eliminate each others players by “marking” them with paint until they are all eliminated. They can also win by reaching the other team’s home base.

Follow these steps to get Challenge Speedball for FREE :

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Click on this link – this is an important step.
  3. When asked if you want to allow this page to open Steam, select Allow.

That’s it! You now have Challenge Speedball in your Steam account!

Note : Please let us know if this stops working! Thank you!

Free Steam Game #5 : Ctrl CV

Welcome to the world of Ctrl CV, a find-the-image platformer puzzle game.

You are surrounded by countless clones of yourself, and your goal is to find the source of these doppelgangers.

Try not to lose yourself in the midst of “yourselves”.

Follow these steps to get Ctrl CV for FREE :

Direct Download

Follow these steps if you do not wish to add it to your Steam account :

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the Ctrl CV Steam page.
  3. Click on the green Download button to download the game, which you can then install.

Add To Steam Account

Follow these steps to add it to your Steam account :

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Click on this link – this is an important step.
  3. When asked if you want to allow this page to open Steam, select Allow.

That’s it! You now have Ctrl CV in your Steam account!

Note : Please let us know if this stops working! Thank you!

Free Steam Game #6 : Panzer Ball

Panzer Ball is about speed and agility. Complete races in this fast-paced 3D platformer that is inspired by the classic surf maps and bunnyhop modes from games of the past.

This game includes both a singleplayer and a multiplayer experience. The online multiplayer is fully real-time so you can invite your friends and see who gets the fastest time.

Join our community to get involved in experimental modes, early playtests and be part of the development of Panzer Ball.

Follow these steps to get Panzer Ball for FREE :

  1. Install and open the Steam client.
  2. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  3. Click on this link – this is an important step.
  4. When asked if you want to allow this page to open Steam, select Allow.

That’s it! You now have Panzer Ball in your Steam account!

Note : Please let us know if this stops working! Thank you!

Free Steam Game #7 : NiGHTS Into Dreams

Slip off into the dream world and go on an aerial adventure as NiGHTS in this classic Saturn remake.

Collect Ideya (colored orbs), rack up points, and battle bosses to help Elliot and Claris save Nightopia from Wizeman the Wicked.

With enhanced graphics, achievements, leaderboards, and playable content from Christmas NiGHTS, this beloved title is back and better than ever.

Originally, SEGA set the promo to expire on 20 October 2020, but it looks like they are still giving it away for FREE.

  1. SIGN UP for the SEGA mailing list.
  2. In the next page, select the Steam icon to link your Steam account.
    Make sure you select Steam. If you choose another platform, you will NOT receive the free copy of NiGHTS Into Dreams.
  3. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  4. Click Allow to let SEGA activate the CD-Key into your Steam account.

That’s it! You now have NiGHTS Into Dreams in your Steam account!

At this point, you can continue to sign up for their mailing list, or just close the sign-up page. It doesn’t matter, because your Steam account already has the game.

Free Steam Game #8 : WIDE CROSS

Wide Cross is a quick paced and easy-going MOBA, based on the premise of 5v5 player versus player combat.

Play with an assortment of captivating characters and utilise boundless strategies to gain the advantage over your opponents.

A compelling battlefield from beginning to end, will begin now!

Follow these steps to get WIDE CROSS for FREE :

  1. Install and open the Steam client.
  2. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  3. Click on this link – this is an important step. Please let us know if it no longer works.
  4. When asked if you want to allow this page to open Steam, select Allow.

That’s it! You now have WIDE CROSS in your Steam account!

Free Steam Game #9 : Puzzle – LINES AND KNOTS

Puzzle – LINES AND KNOTS is a logical puzzle game for meditation.

The goal of the player is to assemble a puzzle consisting of nodes. Easy-to-grasp mechanics, swap hexagons with lines.

Follow these steps to get Puzzle – LINES AND KNOTS for FREE :

  1. Install and open the Steam client.
  2. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  3. Click on this link – this is an important step. Please let us know if it no longer works.
  4. When asked if you want to allow this page to open Steam, select Allow.

That’s it! You now have Puzzle – LINES AND KNOTS in your Steam account!

 

Steam DLCs That Are FREE To Download + Keep!

Free Steam DLC #1 : Rogue Heroes – Bomber Class Pack

Add more firepower and style to your team of heroes with the new Bomber class and equipment skins! This pack includes:

  • “Bomber” Hero Class
  • “Evil” Weapon Skin
  • “Plant” Weapon Skin

Follow these steps to get the Bomber Class Pack DLC for FREE, before 10 March 2021 (2 AM GMT+8).

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the Rogue Heroes – Bomber Class Pack page.
  3. Click on the Add to Account button to add it to your Steam account.
    You can choose to install it now, or postpone the installation.

That’s it! You now have the Bomber Class Pack DLC in your Steam account!

Note : This DLC requires the base game – Rogue Heroes : Ruins of Tasos – to work.

Free Steam DLC #2 : Donut Squad Theme Pack

To celebrate FUSER’s February Update this month, Intel is giving away DLC codes for the Donut Squad Theme Pack!

Expand your FUSER library with the Donut Squad T-Shirt, Donut Squad Video Screen, Donut Squad Headphones with Screens.

Follow these steps to get the Donut Squad Theme Pack for FREE :

  1. Go to the Intel FUSER Donut Squad giveaway page.
  2. Click the green button to enter the giveaway.
  3. Follow the giveaway instructions.
  4. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  5. Go to Games > Activate a Product on Steam…
  6. Key in the Steam code and click Next to redeem it!

Note : This DLC requires the base game – FUSER – to work.

Free Steam DLC #3 : Fishing Sim World : Lake Nelson DLC

Fishing Sim World features an authentic career mode where you work your way up to an elite angler competing against over 100 of the best anglers in the world across Bass, Carp and Predator fishing whilst unlocking sponsorship opportunities, gaining career earnings and social media followers as you go.

Lake Nelson is a picturesque fishing venue located in the heart of Texas and is unique for the size of the venue against the size of the fish that can be caught. In fact, at around 10 acres in size, there is no need to use a boat and fishing is from the shoreline only.

Follow these steps to get the Lake Nelson DLC for FREE, before 15 March 2021.

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the Lake Nelson page.
  3. Click on the Add to Account button to add it to your Steam account.
    You can choose to install it now, or postpone the installation.

That’s it! You now have the Lake Nelson DLC in your Steam account!

Note : This DLC requires the base game – Fishing Sim World – to work.

Free Steam DLC #4 : Plague Inc. : The Cure

Can you save the world? Take control and stop a deadly global pandemic by any means necessary. Allocate resources to boost testing capacity, make face masks compulsory, lock down countries or investigate experimental treatments in Plague Inc.’s biggest expansion ever!

Created with the help of world health experts from all over the world including the WHO, CEPI and GOARN, Plague Inc: The Cure is an engaging and timely simulation of a global disease response.

Follow these steps to add it to your Steam account. Plague Inc: The Cure will be free for all Plague Inc. players until COVID-19 is under control.

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the Plague Inc : The Cure Steam page.
  3. Click on the green Add to Account button.

That’s it! You now have Plague Inc : The Cure in your Steam account!

Note : This is a DLC, which requires the Plague Inc base game to work!

Free Steam DLC #5 : Company of Heroes 2 Southern Fronts

During the Spring Rasputitsa in early 1943, the Red Army launched a series of counteroffensives against German lines in the southwest. While initially successful, the Germans regrouped and managed to regain the momentum to recapture Kharkov.

Take command of both factions in a series of challenges and battles that feature new environmental conditions; thick mud that impacts vehicle movement and exposes new vulnerabilities.

Follow these steps to get Company of Heroes 2 Southern Fronts for FREE :

  1. Go to the Company of Heroes 2 Southern Fronts giveaway page.
  2. Click on the Sign Up button.
  3. Log into your Steam account, or create a new account if you don’t have one yet.
  4. Click Allow to let SEGA activate the CD-Key on your Steam account.
  5. You should see a green alert stating that the Southern Fronts Mission Pack has been added to your Steam account.
    You do not have to provide SEGA with more details or register for an account.
    If you get a 404 page, just repeat from Step 1 and it should work the second time.

That’s it! You now have Company of Heroes 2 Southern Fronts in your Steam account!

Note : This is a DLC that requires the Company of Heroes 2 game.

Free Steam DLC #6 : SHOGUN 2 : Battle of Kawagoe

In the historical battle of Kawagoe, the Hojo clan used the cover of night to launch a swift attack against the besieging coalition of Uesugi, Ogigayatsu, and Ashikaga clans.

They overcame insurmountable odds, and even discarded their armour, to seize victory against their enemies with their prowess in speed and stealth.

In this Shogun 2 FLC, experience this exciting battle map for yourself, originally a downloadable piece of content released with the game in 2011.

Follow these steps to get this DLC for FREE :

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the SHOGUN 2 : Battle of Kawagoe page.
  3. Click on the Add to Account button to add it to your Steam account.
    You can choose to install it now, or postpone the installation.

That’s it! You now have SHOGUN 2 : Battle of Kawagoe in your Steam account!

Note : This is a DLC that requires the main game – Total War: SHOGUN 2.

Free Steam DLC #7 : Two Point Hospital : Free Sega 60th Items

To celebrate 60 years of SEGA’s proud history, these free items were plucked from the annals and gifted to you to spruce up your hospitals.

  • SEGA Out Run machine
  • One-eyed Mammoth (from Space Harrier)
  • SEGA Dream Catcher machine
  • SEGA Periscope Arcade Game

Put a smile on the faces of your patients with historic masterpieces from arcade times gone by (and a giant one-eyed mammoth from Space Harrier, because why not?)

Follow these steps to get the Two Point Hospital SEGA 60th Items for FREE :

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the Two Point Hospital : SEGA 60th Items page.
  3. Click on the Add to Account button to add it to your Steam account.
    You can choose to install it now, or postpone the installation.

That’s it! You now have the SEGA 60th Items in your Steam account!

Note : You need the base game – Two Point Hospital – to make use of these items.

 

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Hope Lake : Get It FREE For A Limited Time!

Hope Lake – a mystery adventure game – is FREE for a limited time!

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Hope Lake

The Hope Lake Boarding School was abandoned long ago, when one of its teachers drowned by accident.

Many years later, all of the female students began to disappear, one by one.

Visit the place where it all began. Try to pick up the maniac’s trail and put a stop to his crime spree.

Game Features

  • 48 locations
  • 8 hidden object scenes and 26 unique minigames
  • an interactive map
  • a flashlight, an essential item for every detective
  • two game difficulty levels

 

Hope Lake : How To Get It FREE!

Hope Lake is a DRM-free game, and that means you do NOT need a special launcher or client (like Steam) to install and play it.

Adding To Your IndieGala Account

  1. Go to the Hope Lake page.
  2. Scroll to the Get Hope Lake section.
  3. Click on Add To Your Library link.
  4. You will be asked to log into your IndieGala account.
    If you do not yet have an IndieGala account, you will need to register for one (it’s free!)
  5. Once you add it to your library, you can download it at anytime.

Hope Lake Direct Download

Here is a direct download link for those who do not wish to create an IndieGala account just to download the game at a later time.

 

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Dying Light Bad Blood : How To Get It FREE!

Dying Light Bad Blood – a zombie-themed battle royale game – is FREE for a limited time!

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Dying Light Bad Blood : A Quick Primer!

Enter a zombie-infested area and compete as one of 12 players to become the only survivor – or make a team and fight for survival together.

Scavenge for weapons, destroy zombie hives to level up, and combine your advanced parkour mobility with brutal combat skills to outrun, outsmart, and outplay your opponents.

It’s all in, one out in Dying Light: Bad Blood – a fast-paced and gory online game that creatively blends PvP and PvE combat while retaining the core of Dying Light’s iconic gameplay.

Seamless Mix Of PVP & PVE

Kill the zombies and destroy their hives to collect blood samples and level up your character. Prey on other players, steal their loot, and become the only one to leave the zone alive.

Versatile Parkour Mobility

Whether you run for your life, chase another player or race to the evac chopper, it’s your parkour skills that give you an edge over the enemies

Brutal Melee Combat

Immerse yourself in the blood-soaked FPP combat known from the highly-acclaimed Dying Light, now with greater tactical depth, new moves, and tons of vicious weapons.

Cooperative Duo Mode

Add the element of cooperation to your ruthless fight for survival. Team up with your co-op partner, coordinate your attacks and watch each other’s back to get rid of other teams and evacuate together.

 

Dying Light Bad Blood : How To Get It FREE!

Dying Light Bad Blood is FREE to download and keep, but only if you follow these instructions :

If You Already Have Dying Light In Steam

  1. Go to the Dying Light Dockets website.
  2. Log into your account, or sign up for one (if you don’t have one yet)
  3. Go to your Profile page and link your Steam account with the Dying Light Dockets system.
  4. You will receive a message with a link that informs you that you are eligible for a FREE Dying Light Bad Blood Steam code.
  5. Click on the link. It should tell you “A copy of Dying Light Bad Blood is already in your Steam library”.

That’s it! You now have Dying Light Bad Blood in your Steam account!

If You Do NOT Have Dying Light Yet

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the Dying Light page on Steam.
  3. Click on the green Play Game button. It’s free for the weekend, so don’t miss this opportunity!
  4. Install and run Dying Light at least once.
  5. Go to the Dying Light Dockets website.
  6. Log into your account, or sign up for one (if you don’t have one yet)
  7. Go to your Profile page and link your Steam account with the Dying Light Dockets system.
  8. You will receive a message with a link that informs you that you are eligible for a FREE Dying Light Bad Blood Steam code.
  9. Click on the link. It should tell you “A copy of Dying Light Bad Blood is already in your Steam library”.

That’s it! You now have Dying Light Bad Blood in your Steam account!

 

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Black Desert Remastered : Get It FREE For A Limited Time!

Black Desert Remastered – an online MMORPG – is FREE for a limited time!

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Black Desert Remastered : A Quick Primer!

Black Desert is an expansive, open world MMORPG made with Pearl Abyss’ proprietary game engine, with spectacular sceneries, realistic environments, and sophisticated details.

The mysterious Black Stones are a source of power that were known to Ancients and was instrumental in the rise of the Ancient Civilization.

However, legend has it that it also corrupted their minds and caused the fall of their great civilization.

The Black Stones are commonly found in the vast desert between the Republic of Calpheon and the Kingdom of Valencia Calpheonians call this area the Black Desert and have declared a war to claim the resources there. Valencians know it as the Red Desert due to all the blood spilled there.

You will uncover the hidden secrets of the Ancient Civilization through the histories of Calpheon and Valencia. You will unravel lost memories and the secrets of your enigmatic guide, the Black Spirit.

A journey to seek the truths of the Ancient Civilization and the Black Desert awaits you.

Black Desert Remastered is a massive overhaul of the original game, offering significantly better graphics and features :

  • physically-based rendering
  • lighting and atmospheric scattering techniques
  • improved screen space reflections
  • volumetric clouds
  • HDR output support
  • improved post-processing with YEBIS
  • improved ocean rendering
  • ambient occlusion
  • realistic cloth simulation

Black Desert Remastered will later come with improved shadow rendering, temporal upsampling and anti-aliasing.

 

Black Desert Remastered : How To Get It FREE!

Black Desert Remastered is FREE to download and keep, but only if you follow these instructions before 10 March 2021 (5 PM GMT+8) :

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the Black Desert page on Steam.
  3. Click on the green Add to Account button.

That’s it! You now have Black Desert Remastered in your Steam account!

 

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Sunless Sea : Get It FREE For A Limited Time!

Sunless Sea – a gothic horror RPG game – is FREE for a limited time!

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Sunless Sea

Sunless Sea is a Gothic Horror RPG with a focus on exploration, exquisite storytelling and frequent deat

Captain a Victorian steamship on a vast underground sea

If the giant crabs, sentient icebergs and swarms of bats don’t get you, madness and cannibalism certainly will. But that old black ocean beckons, and there’s loot for the brave souls who dare to sail her.

Seek out intriguing individuals for your crew

Hire unique officers like the Haunted Doctor and the Irrepressible Cannoneer. Each has a story to tell, if you can draw it out of them.

Stray from the gas-lamps of civilisation

Light and dark, terror and madness: spend too long on the wide, dark sea and your crew will grow fearful and eventually lose their sanity.

Carve a life for your captain in a cruel and unique world

A deep, compelling world packed with 350,000+ words of stories and secrets. Find your father’s bones. Determine London’s destiny. Defy the gods of the deep sea.

Your captain will die.

Pass on resources from one generation to the next. Acquire a family home and a hoard of heirlooms. Build a legacy of zailors who braved the sea and lost – or, occasionally, won.

  • Beautiful, hand drawn art – castles of ice, prisons perched on lily pads, fog-shrouded lighthouses and the DAWN MACHINE.
  • Real-time combat against ships and Zee-beasts, spider-crewed dreadnoughts and sentient icebergs.
  • Upgrade your steamship with powerful engines, cannons and pneumatic torpedo guns. (Or buy a bigger, better ship.)
  • Trade or smuggle silk and souls, mushroom wine and hallucinogenic honey.

 

Sunless Sea : How To Get It Free!

Make sure you follow these steps to get Sunless Sea for FREE by 5 March 2021 at 12 AM (GMT+8).

  1. Go to the Sunless Sea page in the Epic Games Store.
  2. Log into your Epic Store account, or create a new account.
  3. Click on the Get button.
  4. In the checkout page, click Place Order.

That’s it! It is now added to your Epic Games account, and you can download and install it anytime after this.

 

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Witch’s Pranks : Frog’s Fortune – How To Get It FREE!

Witch’s Pranks : Frog’s Fortune Collector’s Edition is FREE for a limited time!

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Witch’s Pranks : Frog’s Fortune

Once there was a wicked witch. And then one day she decided to get married, and not to someone, but to a handsome prince.

The only problem – all the princes were engaged. All of them were picked up by beautiful princesses.

Back then a cunning plan germinated in her dark soul – to destroy a family happiness of all beauties, and to turn the princes into frogs unless and until some of them come to senses and want to become betrothed of the evil witch.

She lulled to eternal sleep one of the princesses along with her servants. That’s how the legend about Sleeping Beauty appeared.

The young Snow White was poisoned by enchanted apple, and beauty’s body rests in the deep caves in the custody of seven gnomes.

Witch cut beautiful long hair of Princess Rapunzel and imprisoned her in an inaccessible cave among waterfalls. And a lovely Miss World was imprisoned in Witch’s basement. Just in order to teach others not to do so.

You will have to set free the frog-princes from Witch’s captivity, to help them to get on to the beautiful brides to remove the witchcraft by kiss of love.

But will you be able to discover all the secrets of Witch and restore the happy endings in fairy tales?

 

Witch’s Pranks : Frog’s Fortune : How To Get It FREE!

Witch’s Pranks : Frog’s Fortune is a DRM-free game, and that means you do NOT need a special launcher or client (like Steam) to install and play it.

Adding To Your IndieGala Account

  1. Go to the Witch’s Pranks : Frog’s Fortune page.
  2. Scroll to the Get Witch’s Pranks : Frog’s Fortune section.
  3. Click on Add To Your Library link.
  4. You will be asked to log into your IndieGala account.
    If you do not yet have an IndieGala account, you will need to register for one (it’s free!)
  5. Once you add it to your library, you can download it at anytime.

Witch’s Pranks : Frog’s Fortune Direct Download

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2021 HP OMEN 15 (Valkyrie) Gaming Laptop Preview!

HP just unveiled their 2021 OMEN 15 gaming laptop, codenamed Valkyrie – powered by both AMD and NVIDIA!

 

2021 HP OMEN 15 (Valkyrie) Gaming Laptop

Codenamed Valkyrie, the 2021 HP OMEN 15 gaming laptop is a 15.6-inch laptop built with serious gaming in mind, with a sleek and modern minimalistic design!

15.6-inch IPS Display

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 comes with a large 15.6-inch IPS display, with a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

You can opt for a 144 Hz refresh rate, as well as a premium 144 Hz display with 300 nits brightness and 72% NTSC colour gamut.

Gaming Performance

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 is powered by the latest AMD Ryzen 5000 series processor, and paired with up to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 graphics!

It is kept cool by the OMEN Tempest Cooling Technology, with 3-sided venting and 5-way airflow, to ensure maximum performance even during prolonged gaming sessions!

Memory + Storage

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 comes with up to 16 GB of DDR4-3200 memory, in dual-channel mode for maximum performance.

You can equip it with up to a 1 TB PCIe NVMe TLC SSD, or up to two 256 GB SSDs in RAID 0 mode for super-fast transfers.

Connectivity

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 comes with Gigabit LAN wired connectivity built in, and offers either Intel Wi-Fi 6 or Realtek Wi-Fi 5 wireless connectivity.

Audio

You do not have to rely on headphones for maximum gaming enjoyment. The new OMEN 15 comes with Bang & Olufsen speakers and support for DTS:X Ultra!

Gaming Keyboard

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 comes with an island-style backlit keyboard with integrated numeric keypad.

You have the option of simple dragon red backlighting, or RGB backlighting with 4 independent zones.

 

2021 HP OMEN 15 (Valkyrie) : Specifications + Options

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 gaming laptop comes with these specifications and configuration options :

Specifications 2021 HP OMEN 15
Display 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Display Options 144 Hz, 300 nits, 72% NTSC
144 Hz, 250 nits, 45% NTSC
60 Hz, 250 nits, 45% NTSC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Professional
Microsoft Windows 10 Home
CPU Options AMD Ryzen 9 5900H
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
Memory Options Up to 16 GB DDR4-3200
GPU Options NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti
Storage Options Up to 1 TB PCIe NVMe TLC SSD
Up to 2 x 256 GB PCIe NVMe TLC SSDs
Card Reader SD card reader
Audio Bang & Olfusen dual speakers
DTS:X Ultra support
Networking Gigabit LAN
Wireless Options Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.0
Realtek Wi-Fi 5 (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.0
I/O Ports 1 x USB 3.0 Type C with DisplayPort 1.4
1 x USB 3.0 Type A with Sleep + Charge
2 x USB 3.0 Type A
1 x RJ45 LAN port
1 x headphone / mic combo port
1 x Mini DisplayPort
1 x HDMI 2.0a
Camera HD camera with dual-array digital mic
IR thermal sensor
Keyboard Options 1-zone dragon red backlit keyboard
4-zone RGB backlit keyboard
Touchpad HP Imagepad Touchpad
Battery Options 6-cell Li-Po, 70.9 Wh
3-cell Li-Po, 52.5 Wh
Charger 150 / 200 watt charger
Dimensions 357.96 mm wide
239.7 mm deep
22.5 mm thick
Weight 2.37 kg

 

2021 HP OMEN 15 : Price + Availability

The new HP OMEN 15 gaming laptop has a starting price of RM 3,899 (about US$965 / £684 / A$1,220 / S$1,272).

It comes with 2-years of Accidental Protection Damage warranty, and is available from the HP Online Store in Malaysia right now.

Here are purchase options in other countries :

 

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2021 HP OMEN 25L Gaming Desktop Revealed!

HP just revealed the 2021 HP OMEN 25L gaming desktop, powered by AMD and NVIDIA! Here are the details…

 

2021 HP OMEN 25L Gaming Desktop Revealed!

The 2021 HP OMEN 25L gaming desktop packages the latest AMD Ryzen processors and NVIDIA GeForce graphics in a slim, minimalistic design that will fit right into any modern home.

On top of using branded gaming components, it is also designed to be easily upgradable, and software-customisable via the OMEN Command Center.

Performance

The 2021 HP OMEN 25L gaming desktop is built around the 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen 9 or Ryzen 7 processor, paired with up to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti graphics card.

All that is kept cool by Cooler Master cooling solutions – you can opt for a 92 mm round air cooler, or a 120 mm liquid cooled radiator.

It also features redesigned elevating 15 mm legs, and a new raised graphics slot, to improve system air intake.

Memory + Storage

HP offers up to 32 GB (64 GB in some countries) of Intel XMP-certified HyperX DDR4 memory, with and without RGB lighting.

You can equip it with up to a 2 TB WD Black PCIe TLC SSD, with up to two additional 2 TB hard disk drives for maximum storage capacity.

Connectivity

The HP OMEN 25L comes with both Gigabit LAN wired connectivity, as well as WiFi-6 wireless connectivity through its built-in AX 2×2 card.

DTS Headphone: X Technology

The HP OMEN 25L supports DTS Headphone: X technology, which gives you spatially-accurate 3D sound through any headphones or earbuds.

Micro-ATX Upgradability

The galvanised steel chassis is designed to offer easy tool-less access, and easy cable management. It also lets you easily upgrade the OMEN 25L with aftermarket parts.

 

2021 HP OMEN 25L : Specifications + Configuration Options

The 2021 HP OMEN 25L gaming desktop comes with these configuration options :

Specifications HP OMEN 25L
Colour Shadow Black
Design Options Glass Side Cover (optional dust filter)
Metal Side Cover (optional dust filter)
OS Options Microsoft Windows 10 Pro
Microsoft Windows 10 Home
FreeDOS 3.0
CPU Options AMD Ryzen 9 3900
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
Chipset AMD B450
RAM Options Up to 32 GB HyperX DDR4 RGB
Lighting
Up to 32 GB HyperX DDR4
GPU Options NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
Storage Options Up to 2 TB WD Black PCIe SSD
Up to 2 x 2 TB 7200 RPM HDD
Audio DTS Headphone:X support
Networking AX WiFi-6 and Bluetooth 5.1 combo
Gigabit LAN Ethernet
Top I/O Ports 2 x USB 3.0 Type A
1 x audio combo jack
Rear I/O Ports 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type C
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type A
2 x USB 3.0 Type A
3 x audio ports
1 x RJ45 LAN port
Power Supply 500 Watt ATX power supply
Security Kensington Security Lock Slot
Dimensions 165.1 mm wide
394.5 mm deep
433.1 mm tall
Weight 11.5 kg

 

2021 HP OMEN 25L : Price + Availability

The new HP OMEN 25L desktop has a starting price of RM 6,899 (about US$1,707 / £1,205 / A$2,154 / S$2,252).

It comes with 3-years of on-site warranty, and is available from the HP Online Store in Malaysia right now.

Here are purchase options in other countries :

 

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Cuban Missile Crisis Ice Crusade : How To Get It FREE!

Cuban Missile Crisis Ice Crusade – a real-time strategy game – is FREE for a limited time!

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Cuban Missile Crisis Ice Crusade

The year is 1967. The Cuban Missile Crisis that led to World War III continues. Use of nuclear weapons resulted in global cooling which changed history and aggravated the struggle for survival.

Inspired by the takeover of Europe and Africa the Soviet government decides to start an unprecedented military operation called Ice Crusade.

Soviet expeditionary forces march over the Arctic and attack unguarded Amerian cities and towns. Deserted areas of Mexico and icy American megapolises become the new battle-grounds.

  • Cuban Missile Crisis: Ice Crusade is the follow-up (stand-alone) to the RTS Cuban Missile Crisis which shows a new span of the military confrontation in alternative history.
  • Turn-based tactical mode and a real-time strategy in one game.
  • New battle-grounds: southern part of the USA and northern Mexico.
  • 2 new campaings – USSR and USA. 10 scenrios and over 25 strategic missions.
  • 22 new military units including T-60, Hunter, Chieftain, Grand MLRD, Akatsia self-propelled gun.
  • 2 new super units – Convair-49 and Tyulpan 240mm self-propelled mortar.

 

Cuban Missile Crisis Ice Crusade : How To Get It FREE!

Cuban Missile Crisis Ice Crusade is a DRM-free game, and that means you do NOT need a special launcher or client (like Steam) to install and play it.

Adding To Your IndieGala Account

  1. Go to the Cuban Missile Crisis Ice Crusade page.
  2. Scroll to the Get Cuban Missile Crisis Ice Crusade section.
  3. Click on Add To Your Library link.
  4. You will be asked to log into your IndieGala account.
    If you do not yet have an IndieGala account, you will need to register for one (it’s free!)
  5. Once you add it to your library, you can download it at anytime.

Cuban Missile Crisis Ice Crusade Direct Download

Here is a direct download link for those who do not wish to create an IndieGala account just to download the game at a later time.

 

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RAGE 2 : Get It FREE For A Limited Time!

RAGE 2 – an open world first person shooter game – is FREE for a limited time!

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RAGE 2

Ruthless and bloodthirsty gangs roam the open roads and the tyrannical Authority seek to rule with an iron fist. As Walker, the last Ranger of the wasteland and a threat to their power, you have been robbed of your home and left for dead.

Now you’ll have to rage for justice and freedom. With ludicrous vehicle combat, super-powered first-person mayhem, and an open world full of emergent madness, you will tear across an unforgiving wasteland battling sadistic gangs to find the tools and tech needed to crush the oppressive rule of The Authority once and for all.

id Software’s shooter pedigree and Avalanche Studios’ open world prowess is dream-team-made-real for RAGE 2. It’s more than a shooter, more than an open world game – it’s a shooterverse.

Seamlessly traverse a vast and varied landscape, from lush jungles and treacherous swamps to sun-scorched deserts in your pursuit of The Authority. The wasteland is massive, and you’ve got the arsenal to fight for every inch.

From monster trucks to gyrocopters, use an assortment of rugged and wasteland-ready vehicles to speed across the badlands. If you see it, you can drive it.

Bring the pain using a collection of upgradable weapons, devastating Nanotrite powers, and Overdrive, the ability to push your guns beyond their mechanical limits.

Fight against ferocious factions for control of the wasteland, each featuring a rogue’s gallery of madmen, mutants, and monsters hungry for blood.

 

RAGE 2 : How To Get It Free!

Make sure you follow these steps to get RAGE 2 for FREE by 26 February 2021 at 12 AM (GMT+8).

  1. Go to the RAGE 2 page in the Epic Games Store.
  2. Log into your Epic Store account, or create a new account.
  3. Click on the Get button.
  4. In the checkout page, click Place Order.

That’s it! It is now added to your Epic Games account, and you can download and install it anytime after this.

 

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Absolute Drift : Get It FREE For A Limited Time!

Absolute Drift – a racing arcade game – is FREE for a limited time!

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Absolute Drift

This is a driving experience like no other. Journey from apprentice to master drifter as you hone your skill in a gorgeous minimalist world.

Push yourself to the limit on drifting tracks and wild mountain roads while you work to unlock trophies and elite events. Compete against ghosts of the top players in the world, or refine your skills by out-scoring your own ghost.

Chill out to over 3 hours of original electronic music by C41 and NYTE as you challenge your driving skills at every turn until you finally master the art of drifting.

  • Drive and customize up to 6 drift cars.
  • 3 Game Modes: Driftkhana, Drifting, & Mountain Drifting with 34 levels.
  • 5 Free-Roaming areas, each with unique levels and themes, from airports and docks to a floating metropolis.
  • Online Leaderboards, replays and ghost cars. View your friends’ runs or the best in the world!
  • 3+ hours of clean Drum & Bass and Electronic music by C41 and Nyte.

 

Absolute Drift : How To Get It Free!

Make sure you follow these steps to get Absolute Drift for FREE by 26 February 2021 at 12 AM (GMT+8).

  1. Go to the Absolute Drift page in the Epic Games Store.
  2. Log into your Epic Store account, or create a new account.
  3. Click on the Get button.
  4. In the checkout page, click Place Order.

That’s it! It is now added to your Epic Games account, and you can download and install it anytime after this.

 

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Dell G5 15 5500 Review : Affordable RTX Gaming @ 144 Hz!

The Dell G5 15 5500 is a 15.6-inch gaming powerhouse that offers affordable RTX gaming, with on-site warranty!

Find out why we gave it our Reviewer’s Choice Award, and why this could be the gaming laptop you have been waiting for!

 

Dell G5 15 Series : What Is It?

The G-Series is Dell’s range of affordable gaming laptops, with the G5 15 as the mid-range option with a 15.6-inch display.

The Dell G5 series laptops come with more powerful processor and graphics options with beefier cooling, than the entry-level G3 series.

 

Dell G5 15 5500 : Specifications

First, let’s take a look at the specifications of our review sample, which is the top-of-the-line model.

Dell offers cheaper configurations with a Core i5 processor, and GeForce GTX 1650 Ti or GeForce GTX 1660 Ti graphics.

Dell G5 15 5500
Display 15.6-inch TN display
– 1920 x 1080 pixels (141 ppi)
– 144 Hz refresh rate, 19 ms response time
– 300 nits max brightness
– 72% NTSC colour gamut
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home
Processor Intel Core i7-10750H
– 6 core, 12 thread, 45 W TDP
– 2.6 GHz base, 5.0 GHz boost
Chipset Intel HM470
Memory 2 x 8 GB DDR4-2933
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (6 GB)
Storage 512 GB SK hynix BC511 PCIe SSD
Camera 0.92 MP webcam (720p video)
Audio Realtek ALC3254 with Nahimic 3D Audio
2 x 2 W speakers
Dual-array microphone
Connectivity LAN : Killer E2500 Gigabit
Wi-Fi : Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650i
Bluetooth : BT 5.0
Ports 1 x RJ-45 LAN port
1 x Thunderbolt 3 port
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port
2 x USB 2.0 ports
1 x HDMI 2.0 port
1 x mini DisplayPort 1.4b
1 x audio port
Card Reader SD Card Reader
Security Wedge-shaped lock slot
Capacitive fingerprint reader
Keyboard 4-zone RGB Keyboard with G Key
– 18.7 mm x 18.05 mm key pitch
Touchpad 105 mm x 65 mm touchpad
Battery 4-cell polymer (68 Wh)
Charging 240 W charger
– 19.5 VDC @ 12.31 A
Dimensions 364.46 mm wide
254.0 mm deep
31.13 mm thick
Weight 2.65 kg

 

Dell G5 15 5500 : Price + Availability

The Dell G5 15 5500 is available in the Interstellar Dark Cover colour, with a starting price of RM 4,499 (about US$1,083 / £847 / A$1,486 / S$1,482).

Here are some online purchase options :

 

Dell G5 15 5500 : Box Contents

The Dell G5 15 5500 comes in a no-frills brown cardboard box. Inside, all you will find are these items :

  • Dell G5 15 5500 laptop
  • 240 watt charger + cable
  • Dell G5 Quick User Guide
  • Safety and Regulatory Information

 

Dell G5 15 5500 : Hands-On Experience!

The Dell G5 15 5500 is designed to offer RTX gaming, at an affordable price point. So the first thing you will notice its thick plastic chassis and heft.

This is no thin and light laptop, not at 31 mm thick and a weight of 2.65 kg… and that’s not even counting the large and heavy 240 watt charger!

Performance

Our review model was powered by the Intel Core i7-10750H, a 6-core, 12-thread processor with a clock speed that goes up to 5 GHz.

It’s paired with 16 GB of DDR4 memory, and the the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, with 6 GB of GDDR6 memory. More than powerful enough to handle any game you throw at it.

144 Hz Display

The Dell G5 15 5500 comes with a 15.6-inch TN display with a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and a 144 Hz refresh rate.

Thankfully, it’s paired with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics, which should have no problem driving the high refresh rate for most games.

Storage

The Dell G5 15 5500 is spacious enough to support both a M.2 socket (for a PCIe SSD), as well as a 2.5-inch drive bay (for a hard disk drive).

Our review sample came with the 512 GB PCIe M.2 SSD from SK hynix. Dell also offers a 512 GB Intel Optane storage option in some countries.

This is more than enough storage for a gaming laptop, but if you need more, there is a 1 TB SSD option, as well as a 2 TB hard disk drive option.

Next Page > Dell G5 15 5500 : A Closer Look!

 

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Dell G5 15 5500 : A Closer Look!

Available Ports

One advantage of not going thin and light is the additional ports. On the left side, you will find these ports (from left to right) :

  • its barrel power port,
  • a Mini DisplayPort 1.4b port,
  • a HDMI 2.0 port,
  • a USB 3.2 Gen 1 PowerShare port,
  • an RJ45 LAN port, and
  • a Thunderbolt 3 (USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C) port.

On the right side, you will find the following (from left to right) :

  • an SD card reader, which supports SD, SDHX and SDXC cards,
  • a 3.5 mm earphone + microphone jack,
  • two USB 2.0 Type A ports, and
  • a wedge-shaped security lock slot

Keyboard + Touchpad

Thanks to its larger form factor, Dell could fit a full keyboard with a numeric keypad, and a horizontal key pitch of 18.7 mm.

The keyboard is backlit in blue by default, with WASD key highlights. But it can be programmed to support any RGB combination, in up to 4 zones.

It has a pretty small touchpad – just 105 x 65 mm, and it’s offset to the left, which makes it a little awkward to use, unless you are left-handed.

But this isn’t a big problem. This is a gaming laptop, and you will definitely be using a mouse.

RGB Lighting

Complementing the RGB keyboard lighting is an RGB LED light strip along the front edge. This is arguably the Dell team’s only concession towards pointless gaming bling.

Some gamers will argue that it will give a more immersive gaming feel. Whatever rocks your boat, my friend.

Fingerprint Sensor

Dell offers an optional fingerprint sensor integrated directly into the power button, right above the keyboard. There is no IR camera option for face recognition.

We highly recommend adding this feature, as it allows for convenient logging in and greater security especially in public – there’s no need to type in your password.

Webcam + Microphones

The Dell G5 15 5500 comes with a basic webcam, capable of recording 720p video. As well as two microphones – one on each side of the webcam.

This is hardly the ideal setup for video streaming, but it is perfectly adequate for gamers who just need to use it for video chats.

Note that it doesn’t come with a privacy cover, only a status light to let you know when the webcam is activated.

Speakers

The Dell G5 15 5500 comes with two side-firing speakers with a 2 watt output.

Powered by the Realtek ALC3254 with an integrated amplifier, they are loud and offer pretty decent sound quality.

Killer Connectivity

Our premium model comes with a Killer E2500 Gigabit LAN connectivity. Otherwise, you will receive Realtek Gigabit LAN, which isn’t bad at all.

Wireless connectivity is provided through Killer 1650i, which offers Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) connectivity on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, as well as Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity.

The basic models though come with Qualcomm DW 1820, which offers Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) connectivity on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, as well as Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity.

 

Dell G5 15 5500 : Surface Temperatures

An important criteria that many potential buyers forget to check for in a gaming laptop is “how hot does it get?

What’s the use of buying a powerful gaming laptop if it literally burns your hands while you game?

Take a look at the surface temperatures of the Dell G5 15 5500, with an ambient temperature of 29.8°C.

As you can see, the G5 15 5500 can get pretty toasty, with the temperature of the keyboard reaching a peak of just under 52°C.

On the underside, it peached a peak of 54.3°C in the middle. It is definitely not advisable to game with it on your lap!

We highly recommend you pair the Dell G5 15 5500 with a good laptop cooler, or play in an air-conditioned room. That will greatly reduce its contact temperature, and allow for hours of comfortable gaming.

Next Page > Dell G5 15 5500 : Performance, Verdict + Award

 

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Dell G5 15 5500 : Performance

Our Dell G5 15 5500 is the top-of-the-line model, powered by the 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H.

This is high-powered 45 watt processor with 6 cores and 12 threads, and a 2.6 GHz clock speed that ramps up to 5 GHz during intensive tasks.

The processor has Intel UHD Graphics built-in, but switches to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (with 6 GB of GDDR6 memory) for gaming and more strenuous graphics work.

Our review sample came with 16 GB of DDR4-2933 memory, and a 512 GB SK hynix PCIe SSD. Keeping all that powered is a large 68 Whr lithium-ion battery.

Work Performance : PCMark 10

The Intel Core i7-10750H is about 13% faster than the Intel Core i7-10510U, which is a 25 watt processor, with 4-cores and 8-threads.

It is, frankly, overkill for basic work applications, but will be very helpful in tackling compute-intensive tasks, like rendering videos.

Gaming Performance : 3DMark Time Spy

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 offers 6X more graphics performance than entry-level graphics like the GeForce MX250.

It is roughly between the performance of the desktop Radeon RX 5500 XT, and the desktop GeForce RTX 2060.

That means it will not only easily handle games at the display’s native 1080p resolution, it can deliver higher frame rates to take advantage of the higher Hz refresh rates it supports.

Gaming Performance : 3DMark Time Spy Extreme

We also ran a Time Spy Extreme test for those who are thinking of hooking up this laptop to an external display.

Performing between the desktop Radeon RX 5500 XT, and the desktop GeForce RTX 2060, it can handle 1440p gaming, but at roughly half the frame rate.

Gaming Performance : Strange Brigade @ 1080p

Strange Brigade is a third-person shooter game released in August 2018. We tested it at 1080p using the Vulkan API at Ultra High settings.

As you can see, the Dell G5 15 5500 has no problem exceeding 144 fps at times, with an average frame rate of 101 fps.

Gaming Performance : The Division 2 @ 1080p

Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 is a newer third-person shooter game released in March 2019, with much higher graphics requirements.

Even at the Extreme graphics settings, Dell G5 15 5500 was able to deliver an average frame rate of 59 fps.

It was head-to-head with the desktop Radeon RX 5500 XT, and just 6% slower than the desktop GeForce RTX 2060.

Battery Life : Modern Office + Gaming

We locked the display’s brightness at 50%, and ran PCMark 10’s Modern Office and Gaming tests until it powered off.

The Dell G5 15 5500 lasted about 5.5 hours running Modern Office applications, but only about 77 minutes while gaming.

You can only game on-the-go for a short time. Realistically, it should be plugged in when you game.

Battery : Recharging Speed

Dell quotes a 4 hour recharging time using the massive 240 watt charger, when the laptop is completely powered off.

We are glad to report that its real-world recharging speed is much, MUCH faster. To test it in a real world setting, we started charging at 10% with the display brightness set to 50% :

  • 25% : 21.5 minutes
  • 33% : 26.5 minutes
  • 40% : 35 minutes
  • 50% : 46 minutes
  • 60% : 57.5 minutes
  • 75% : 75 minutes
  • 90% : 91.5 minutes
  • 100% : 148 minutes

It charges really fast to about 90%, taking only just over 1.5 hours. However, the last 10% took much longer – an addition 56.5 minutes!

This gives it a battery life : recharging time ratio of 2.3:1 for office work. As a rule of thumb, you will need to recharge its battery about 26.5 minutes for every hour of battery life.

 

Dell G5 15 5500 : Verdict + Award

The Dell G5 15 5500 does a good job of focusing on what’s important for gamers, wasting little on pointless aesthetic bling.

Its powerful 45-watt Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics will have no problem driving its Full HD display beyond 60 Hz, no matter what game you play.

It also comes with fast networking capabilities – Killer E2500 offering Gigabit LAN, and Killer AX1650i offering Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity.

And we love its large number of ports – three USB Type A ports, one USB Type C port, as well as an SD card reader and both HDMI and miniDP ports.

Powering all that is a large 68 Wh battery, but here’s a reality check – you can’t really game on-the-go for more than an hour or so. All that performance comes at a price – battery life.

Realistically, the Dell G5 15 5500 should be plugged into a wall socket whenever you game.

It is also a chunky and heavy laptop, no thanks to its large battery and the much higher cooling requirements for its powerful components.

But if all you want is an affordable gaming laptop that offers powerful gaming performance and a 144 Hz display, it’s hard to beat what Dell G5 15 5500 offers.

And here is what Dell offers over other gaming laptop brands – 2 years of premium on-site service!

Whatever happens to your G5 15 5500, just call Dell Support and they will either remotely solve the problem or send a technician to wherever you are to fix it.

That’s why we have no qualms awarding it our Reviewer’s Choice Award!

 

Dell G5 15 5500 : Where To Buy?

The Dell G5 15 5500 is available in the Interstellar Dark Cover colour, with a starting price of RM 4,499 (about US$1,083 / £847 / A$1,486 / S$1,482).

Here are some online purchase options :

 

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Syberia 2 : How To Get This Game For FREE!

Syberia 2 – a graphic adventure game – is FREE for a limited time!

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Syberia 2

Having searched Eastern and Western Europe for a missing heir, Kate Walker finally completed her long and arduous journey, obtaining the signature of Hans Voralberg and closing the automaton factory buyout.

Mission accomplished? Not for this sophisticated New York lawyer…

An unlikely pair, young Kate Walker and old, eccentric Hans Voralberg now set off on a journey together: in search of the last of the fabled Syberian mammoths at the heart of a long and forgotten universe.

The surreal quest Hans began alone several years ago will come to a final close as he and Kate face obstacles far more dangerous than ever before, testing their courage and determination.

Far and beyond, a mystical Syberia awaits their arrival…

  • Original and captivating storyline
  • Rich and intriguing new characters with new, realistically detailed 3D environments
  • Completely integrated, original puzzles that test the players skill throughout the game

 

Syberia 2 : How To Get It Free!

Syberia 2 is a DRM-free game, and that means you do NOT need a special launcher or client (like Steam) to install and play it.

Adding To Your IndieGala Account

  1. Go to the Syberia 2 page.
  2. Scroll to the Get Syberia 2 section.
  3. Click on Add To Your Library link.
  4. You will be asked to log into your IndieGala account.
    If you do not yet have an IndieGala account, you will need to register for one (it’s free!)
  5. Once you add it to your library, you can download it at anytime.

Direct Download

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ZOTAC RTX 3070 Cryptomining : Why The Outrage?

Don’t be outraged about the ZOTAC GeForce RTX 3070 cryptomining rig.

The truth is they are just being honest about who their biggest clients really are.

 

Why Gamers Are Outraged By ZOTAC RTX 3070 Mining Rig?

It’s no secret that graphics card brands LOVE cryptominers who are buying up their cards by the pallets.

ZOTAC probably wanted to send them some love when they tweeted this picture of a cryptomining rig built using eight ZOTAC Gaming GeForce RTX 3070 White graphics cards.

What they probably should not have done was to use the #PcGaming #Gaming #Gamers #PcMasterRace hashtags, because really… what does cryptomining have to do with the PC?

Gamers have very little love for cryptominers, who are at least partly to blame for the shortage and high prices of graphics cards.

The ZOTAC tweet naturally triggered their outrage, because it was actual proof that ZOTAC would love to sell even more of their limited supply of graphics cards to cryptominers.

But the truth is – ZOTAC was finally being honest about who their biggest clients really were. Not gamers, for sure!

After all, which gamer will ever buy EIGHT ZOTAC GeForce RTX 3070 graphics cards?

 

Why ZOTAC Loves Cryptominers Buying Their RTX 3070 Cards

Let’s be frank – cryptominers are far more willing to pay top dollar for graphics cards, than gamers.

Thanks to high cryptocurrency prices, they can still make a ton of money even if they pay insane prices for these graphics cards.

And they don’t just buy one card for their gaming pleasure. They buy these cards by the dozens and hundreds! And why not?

This mining rig, which uses 78 GeForce RTX 3080 graphics cards, generates a net profit in excess of US$128,000 per year!

Recommended : 78-Card GeForce RTX 3080 Mining Rig Powered Up!

The profitability of cryptomining has gone up so much that Chinese cryptominers have resorted to buying up hundreds of GeForce RTX 3060 gaming laptops instead!

This Chinese mining farm is being built using 900 GeForce RTX 3060 gaming laptops, and have the potential to generate over US$2.3 million in profit every year!

Recommended : This RTX Laptop Mining Farm Could Make $3.5 Million / Year!

So, don’t be so mad at ZOTAC. At least they had the guts to admit their preference for cryptominers.

The other brands are the same. They just don’t have the guts to admit it, for fear of losing support from their fans.

The secret to having your cake, and eating it too? Keep quiet about cryptomining, and promote fanboyism to keep the hoi polloi loyal to the brand.

It’s all about the money, guys…

 

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ARTHA : Get This Game FREE For A Limited Time!

ARTHA – an online PVP card game – is FREE for a limited time!

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ARTHA

Join the Artha’s world of epic card battle. With the CCG and TCG blending Artha brings the fast-paced tactic gameplay for online PVP, or practice with an AI before getting into the real battle.

Deckbuilding, Level selection, and cards with abilities are the core features of ARTHA. Use clever tactics and powers of your cards to join the army of upcoming E-SPORTS tournaments and for sure for a fun.

Key Features

  • Multiple collectible cards with abilities.
  • Various boards.
  • Custom deck creation.
  • Free updates with unique features.
  • DLC full of unique cards and decks.

Card Types

  • Warriors : Warriors are the main heroes with the ability to deal with the damage. They come up with strength and abilities to protect other cards too.
  • Creatures : Creatures are a combination of magic and hero abilities. they just don’t deal with the damage but can heal other cards or use their abilities to destroy the cards or heal the friendly cards.
  • Magic : Magical cards are the cards that come with spells. They can be used to cheat with cards, their abilities, or increase the main player’s mana and health besides dealing with the damage.

 

ARTHA : How To Get It For Free!

ARTHA is a free-to-play game that will soon become a Paid game.

The game’s next build will be ready for its full release and the game is shifting to the paid app from free to play.

Follow these steps to add it to your Steam account for FREE before the change happens :

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the ARTHA page on Steam.
  3. Click on the green Play Game button.

That’s it! You now have ARTHA in your Steam account!

You can download and install it anytime you wish, even after it becomes a paid game!

 

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Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders : Get It FREE!

Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders – an investigative adventure game – is FREE for a limited time!

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Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders

The ABC Murders is an adventure and investigation game adapted from the classic Agatha Christie novel.

The player embodies the famous Hercule Poirot in a 3rd person perspective adventure game packed with mysteries.

Once again, the private detective will find himself up against a mysterious opponent who goes by the name of “ABC”.

You will have to explore many crime scenes in various cities set in beautiful surroundings across the United Kingdom.

Leave no stone unturned when it comes to cross examinations and deadly puzzles!Observe, question and explore everything possible in order to make the smartest deductions and understand the murderer’s plans!

Examinations : The player can collect information by examining suspects and paying attention to what they say, how they say it and how they feel.

Puzzles : The player will have to solve puzzles in order to obtain more clues.

Brain Deductions : Depending on the clues collected, the player will be able to make deductions and find out more about the murderer.

Timeline : As the player draws conclusions and progresses through the story, he can use Poirot’s Timeline. This means that Hercule Poirot can build a timeline with all the relevant events revealed during the investigation.

 

Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders : How To Get It Free!

Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders is a DRM-free game, and that means you do NOT need a special launcher or client (like Steam) to install and play it.

Adding To Your IndieGala Account

  1. Go to the Agatha Christie – The ABC Murders page.
  2. Scroll to the Get SYBERIA section.
  3. Click on Add To Your Library link.
  4. You will be asked to log into your IndieGala account.
    If you do not yet have an IndieGala account, you will need to register for one (it’s free!)
  5. Once you add it to your library, you can download it at anytime.

Direct Download

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Backbone Prologue : How To Get It FREE With +1!

Backbone Prologue – a noir-roleplaying detective game – is FREE for a limited time!

Find out how to get it FREE with +1 in Steam, and make sure you tell your friends!

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Backbone Prologue

Backbone: Prologue is the first act of an upcoming noir roleplaying detective adventure.

Step into the shoes of Howard Lotor – anthropomorphic raccoon and private eye – and explore the beautifully rendered 2.5D pixel art environments of dystopian Vancouver.

Howard Lotor is smart, self-assured and set in his ways. Caught in the tedium of day-to-day life, he’s resigned to the abuses of the authoritative regime in power and compliant with the systemic inequality that permeates society. Most of the cases he works on are unremarkable domestic disputes. Odette Green’s case probably won’t be any different.

Backbone’s gameplay is a new take on point-and-click adventure, featuring stealth, exploration and extensive branching dialogues inspired by classic CRPGs. As Howard, you must traverse the different districts of a now walled-off Vancouver, sniff out clues, collect evidence, interrogate witnesses, and choose which leads to follow.

Inspired by film noir, Backbone will submerge you into its dark dystopian atmosphere. Every animation in the game is handcrafted frame by frame, and environments are modeled after real streets of Vancouver, BC.

The breathtaking combination of high resolution pixel art and 3D effects like dynamic lighting, pouring rain, volumetric fog and neon lights bring the sprawling city to life. Original doom jazz soundtrack will keep you on the edge with the enveloping veil of bebop and cinematic soundscapes, where every sound tells a story.

 

Backbone Prologue : How To Get It Free!

Backbone Prologue is FREE on Steam, but if you want a +1 to your game count in Steam, you need to get the Steam code from Humble Bundle, which is giving it away FREE :

  1. Log into Humble Bundle, or create your free account.
  2. Go to the Backbone Prologue page.
  3. Click on the green Add To Cart button.
  4. Click on the green Checkout button.
  5. In the pop-up window, click the blue Get it for free! button.
  6. Go to the Purchases page and select Backbone Prologue.
  7. Scroll down to the bottom and select Reveal Steam Key to get your Steam key.
  8. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  9. Go to Games > Activate a Product on Steam…
  10. Key in the Steam code and click Next to redeem it!

That’s it! It’s now added to your Steam account, and can be downloaded and installed anytime you want!

 

Why Is Humble Bundle Doing This?

Simple – to get you to register with them, and check out their weekly and monthly game bundles. They can then send you notifications on new games or promotions, and who knows – you might subscribe to their game bundles? 😀

Their game bundles are actually very good deals. Their monthly bundles, for example, gives you US$100 worth of games for just US$12! And if you subscribe for a whole year, they only charge you US$11 per month – that’s $1,200 worth of games for just $132!

Best of all, the games are yours to keep forever and ever, if you stop subscribing at any point in time. So this free game giveaway is their way of letting people know about their Humble Bundle deals.

 

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Halcyon 6 Lightspeed Edition : Get It FREE!

Halcyon 6 Lightspeed Edition – a retro space strategy RPG – is FREE for a limited time!

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Halcyon 6 Lightspeed Edition

Halcyon 6 Lightspeed Edition is a retro space strategy RPG with base building, deep tactical combat, crew management and emergent storytelling.

On the edge of Terran space lies Halcyon 6, a derelict starbase left behind by a mysterious precursor race. Your mission is to reclaim the derelict station and rebuild it.

A mysterious alien force is making a beeline towards Earth and this starbase is the best chance for the New Terran Federation to establish new alliances, research new technologies and otherwise figure out a way to stop the impending invasion.

  • Base Building: spend resources to build station facilities (rooms) to enhance your production and technological capabilities, or build ships to help you control more territory
  • Exploration: assign your fleets to nearby star clusters, where they can handle emerging enemy threats, do missions for alien factions or secure bonus resources
  • Crew Management: assign crew to station facilities to greatly improve their output efficiency, or to ships where they can contribute in unique ways to combat, missions and events

  • Deep Tactical Combat: fight tactical ship or ground battles to resolve hostile events, create a foothold in the sector and ultimately defeat the enemy mothership!
  • Story Events: based on game criteria like rooms-built, alien diplomacy scores or officer traits/skills, the game will produce story events (often with multiple choice outcomes) that can lead to combat, time-related applied bonuses/negatives, officer attribute changes or any number of crazy in-game stories.

 

Halcyon 6 Lightspeed Edition : How To Get It Free!

Make sure you follow these steps to get Halcyon 6 Lightspeed Edition for FREE by 19 February 2021 at 12 AM (GMT+8).

  1. Go to the Halcyon 6 Lightspeed Edition page in the Epic Games Store.
  2. Log into your Epic Store account, or create a new account.
  3. Click on the Get button.
  4. In the checkout page, click Place Order.

That’s it! It is now added to your Epic Games account, and you can download and install it anytime after this.

 

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Get SYBERIA FREE For A Limited Time!

SYBERIA – a point-and-click adventure game – is FREE for a limited time!

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SYBERIA

Join Kate Walker as she travels to remote locations and time periods in this timeless voyage to discover her true destiny.

Kate Walker, a young ambitious lawyer from New York, is handed what seems a fairly straight forward assignment – a quick stopover to handle the sale of an old automaton factory hidden in the alpine valleys, then straight back home to the US.

Little did she imagine when embarking on this task that her life would be turned upside down.

On her expedition across Europe, traveling from Western Europe to the far reaches of Eastern Russia, she encounters a host of incredible characters and locations in her attempt to track down Hans, the genius inventor – the final key to unlock the mystery of Syberia.

Her voyage across land and time throws all she values into question, while the deal she sets out to sign turns into a pact with destiny.

  • A gripping script that goes beyond your imagination
  • Rich and intriguing characters with detailed and realistic 3D environments
  • Film-like camera angles, movements and framing
  • Original and creative puzzles (completely integrated into the scenario)

 

SYBERIA : How To Get It Free!

SYBERIA is a DRM-free game, and that means you do NOT need a special launcher or client (like Steam) to install and play it.

Adding To Your IndieGala Account

  1. Go to the SYBERIA page.
  2. Scroll to the Get SYBERIA section.
  3. Click on Add To Your Library link.
  4. You will be asked to log into your IndieGala account.
    If you do not yet have an IndieGala account, you will need to register for one (it’s free!)
  5. Once you add it to your library, you can download it at anytime.

Direct Download

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X Wars Deluxe : Get It FREE For A Limited Time!

X Wars Deluxe – a strategy action simulation game – is FREE for a limited time!

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X Wars Deluxe

It’s War! And you’re in the middle of the conflict. Between 4 big Armies: The Orange Dragons, The Blue Knights, The Green Peace Makers and The Yellow Monsters.

Lead your units to victory as the dark story unfolds. First you have to build your units, then you can order them to attack the enemy!

  • Advance in Dozens of campaign missions!
  • Dozens of multiplayer maps (2 Players and 4 Players).
  • Online and Local Multiplayer.
  • Lots of Units to Build and Control.
  • A story that if made a movie would get 11+ Oscars!
  • Intuitive Control method.
  • Train your brain while deciding the best strategies to achieve victory.

 

X Wars Deluxe : How To Get It Free!

Follow these steps to add it to your Steam account, before the developer makes it a paid game :

In 7 days, the game will change, once again, its business model. Now from Free2Play to Paid.

Here in Carlos Alberto Martinez Carrillo we (I) are (am) very transparent. The reason behind this change is because the free2play business model didn’t work out in the end. The revenue has been null or near to null since the change some months ago.

It is preferable to make the game paid again (and not expensive), while also running discounts periodically. That way, I will see at least some bucks xd

Existing players who grabbed the game while it was free keep it (as far as I know, pardon me if it is not the case). And, well, you still have one week to grab it :p Go ahead!

Thank you for your support, see you around!

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the X Wars Deluxe Steam page.
  3. Click on the green Download button to download the game, which you can then install.

That’s it! It’s now part of your Steam account, and you can download and play it anytime you want.

 

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Assassin’s Creed Chronicles : China – Get It FREE!

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles : China is FREE for a Limited Time!

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Assassin’s Creed Chronicles : China

Designed for masters of stealth who share a passion for rewriting history with games, Assassin’s Creed Chronicles : China let players embody Assassin Shao Jun in a 2.5D reimagining of the Assassin’s Creed universe.

Slay from the shadows, master the art of parkour, and take the leap of faith in a collection of stunning, living paintings.

You embody Shao Jun, the last remaining Assassin of the Chinese Brotherhood, returning to her homeland with a vendetta. Newly trained by the legendary Ezio Auditore, she is hell-bent to exact vengeance and restore her fallen brotherhood.

Witness an empire crumble Travel across China and its legendary landmarks. Stalk enemies from the roofs of the Forbidden City, hide in the shadows of the Great Wall, meet iconic historical figures and discover this Great Empire.

Immerse yourself in a unique art direction Brought to life by fusing the essence of Chinese 16th century traditional brush strokes with more contemporary, impressionistic styles, Shao Jun’s adventure will keep you awed in an evocative and truly living painting.

Stealth takes a new dimension Assassin’s Creed Chronicles brings the thrill of being a master Assassin into 2.5D. Scout, sneak and hide to avoid detection. Fool enemies using whistles and disguises. Find your target, kill and escape.

Experience fast & fluid “Assault Course” As in every Assassin’s Creed experience, freedom of movement is essential. Whether you’re running from danger, scaling obstacles, or climbing stealthily, you will feel that you really can do anything.

Shao Jun’s arsenal is in your hands Should you fail to go undetected, you can always takeout your enemies with style using Shao Jun’s empowering combat arsenal: close-combat martial arts, a powerful Kian Sword and her unique hidden shoe blade.

Navigate multiple planes Switch between fore, mid, and background environments and choose different paths according to your needs. Open new pathways, complete side missions, grab hidden collectibles, or take the quickest path to your target.

 

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles : China – How To Get It Free!

Make sure you follow these steps to get it FREE by 16 February 2021, 11:59 PM (your local time).

  1. Go to the special Ubisoft giveaway page.
  2. Click on the black Ubisoft Connect PC button.
  3. Log into your Ubisoft account, or create a new account.

That’s it! It is now added to your Ubisoft Connect account, and you can download and install it anytime after this.

 

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CD PROJEKT RED Hack : Source Codes + Docs Stolen!

CD PROJEKT RED just had their source codes and internal documents stolen in a MAJOR HACK, and they may all end up being leaked!

 

CD PROJEKT RED Hack : Source Codes Stolen, Servers Encrypted!

On 9 February 2021, CD PROJEKT RED announced that their data – including source codes and internal documents – were stolen in a hack, and could possibly be leaked.

Their servers were also encrypted in a secondary ransomware attack by the same hackers, but they had backups of the encrypted data.

CD PROJEKT RED publicly ruled out negotiating with the hackers, or giving in to their demands.

This would likely mean that their source codes and internal documents will eventually be released publicly by the hackers.

The only silver lining – CD PROJEKT RED noted that they do not have any evidence that the personal data of their employees were accessed or stolen.

 

CD PROJEKT RED Hack : The Hackers’ Threats

According to the ransom note left on their servers, the hackers stole :

  • FULL source codes for Cyberpunk 2077, Witcher 3, GWENT and the unreleased version of Witcher 3.
  • ALL of their internal documents on accounting, administration, legal, HR, investor relations and more

They also encrypted all of their CD PROJEKT RED’s servers, but acknowledged that they would most likely recover the data from their backups.

The hackers are giving the CD PROJEKT RED team 48 hours to contact them to negotiate.

If there is no agreement, they threaten to sell or leak the source codes, and release their internal documents to the media.

They claim that the internal documents will make CD PROJEKT RED look bad, causing their stock prices to fall and their investors will lose trust in them.

 

CD PROJEKT RED : Official Statement On Hack

This is the official statement by CD PROJEKT RED on the hack :

Yesterday we discovered that we have become a victim of a targeted cyber attack, due to which some of our internal systems have been compromised.

An unidentified actor gained unauthorized access to our internal network, collected certain data belonging to CD PROJEKT capital group, and left a ransom note the content of which we release to the public. Although some devices in our network have been encrypted, our backups remain intact. We have already secured our IT infrastructure and begun restoring the data.

We will not give in to the demands nor negotiate with the factor, being aware that this may eventually lead to the release of the compromised data. We are taking necessary steps to mitigate the consequences of such a release, in particular by approaching any parties that may be affected due to the breach.

We are still investigating the incident, however at this t time we can confirm that – to the best of our knowledge – the compromised systems did not contain any personal data of our players or users of our services.

We have already approached the relevant authorities, including law enforcement and the President of the Personal Data Protection Office, as well as IT forensic specialists, and we will closely cooperate with them in order to fully investigate the incident.

 

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Mutant Ops : FREE For A Limited Time!

Mutant Ops – a low poly co-op shooting game – is FREE for a limited time!

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Mutant Ops

Mutant Ops is a low poly co-op shooter. Go in alone or with friends and survive endless waves of mutants and monsters.

  • Customize your loadout, using the strongest armor and weapons you can find.
  • Deal massive amounts of burst damage with a sniper, or steady consistent damage with an ar.
  • Have an arsenal full of weapons, or gear up with tons of armor, just. . . dont die.

 

Mutant Ops : How To Get It Free!

Follow these steps to add it to your Steam account, before the developer makes it a paid game :

In about a weeks time the price for Mutant Ops will go from free to $10 USD. Ive planned to do this for a while since up until recently I considered the game to be early access and unfinished. I didn’t think the game was good enough to buy.

Now that the game is much more polished and playable than it was on release, and has a strong community behind it, its reasonable to put a price tag on the game. If you or any of your friends want to play the game, now is the time to get it!!!

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the Mutant Ops Steam page.
  3. Click on the green Download button to download the game, which you can then install.

That’s it! It’s now part of your Steam account, and you can download and play it anytime you want.

 

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Garfield Kart : How To Get This Game For FREE!

Garfield Kart – a fun and furious racing game – is FREE for a limited time!

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Garfield Kart

Join Garfield and his friends in the funniest fast and fur-ious game! What character do you want to play with?

Garfield, Odie, Jon, Nermal… you choose! Take part in no-holds-barred crazy races.

Use your best driving skills and the bonus objects to be first across the finish line! But watch out… it’s a free-for-all out there!

  • 16 DIFFERENT CIRCUITS — stunning 3D environments from the world of Garfield (Garfield’s neighborhood, the city, the Mally supermarket, the sunny farm, the misty docks, the oasis, the dark manor house, etc.)
  • 8 CHARACTERS — Garfield, Odie, Jon, Nermal, Arlene, Liz, Harry and Squeak.
  • 8 BONUSES for some crazy attacks and defenses (Exploding Diamonds, Lasagnas, Pies, Magic Wand, Pillow, Bewitching Perfume, Flying Saucers)
  • 3 GAME MODES: Grand Prix / Single Race / Time Trial
  • 3 DIFFICULTY LEVELS: 50cc, 100 cc and 150 cc
  • DAILY CHALLENGE: Try out a new challenge every day!
  • CUSTOMIZE your characters with tons of hoods and accessories

 

Garfield Kart : How To Get It Free!

Garfield Kart is a DRM-free game, and that means you do NOT need a special launcher or client (like Steam) to install and play it.

Adding To Your IndieGala Account

  1. Go to the Garfield Kart page.
  2. Scroll to the Get Garfield Kart section.
  3. Click on Add To Your Library link.
  4. You will be asked to log into your IndieGala account.
    If you do not yet have an IndieGala account, you will need to register for one (it’s free!)
  5. Once you add it to your library, you can download it at anytime.

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Desert Law : Get It FREE For A Limited Time!

Desert Law – a post-apocalyptic spin on real-time strategy – is FREE for a limited time!

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Desert Law

Desert Law is a new spin on the traditional real-time strategy that immerses players into a post-apocalyptic world where gasoline is the new world currency.

In Desert Law, player takes on the role of Brad as he begins his quest for vengeance against those who ruined his very existence.

After returning to his home village and finding the settlement plundered and destroyed, Brad swears to bring justice to the memory of his slain village.

Uniting desolated outcasts, he forges a fighting unit to strike out against bandit gangs, drawing allies under his banner.

Use your tactical skills to survive in the harsh wasteland as you control a group of heroes with different statistics, drive various vehicles and fight your way through the enemy lines.

  • Post-apocalyptic settings
  • Over 30 missions with multiple objectives ranging from defense, to rescue, to all-out assault
  • Detailed isometric visuals combining 2D and 3D graphics
  • Modified Blitzkrieg engine

 

Desert Law : How To Get It Free!

Desert Law is a DRM-free game, and that means you do NOT need a special launcher or client (like Steam) to install and play it.

Adding To Your IndieGala Account

  1. Go to the Desert Law page.
  2. Scroll to the Get Desert Law section.
  3. Click on Add To Your Library link.
  4. You will be asked to log into your IndieGala account.
    If you do not yet have an IndieGala account, you will need to register for one (it’s free!)
  5. Once you add it to your library, you can download it at anytime.

Direct Download

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The Tomorrow War : Get It FREE For A Limited Time!

The Tomorrow War – a space sim based on the famous novels by Alexander Zorich – is FREE for a limited time!

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The Tomorrow War

The Tomorrow War is a space sim based on the trilogy of novels written by a famous Russian author, Alexander Zorich. These books are dedicated to the intergalactic war of two mighty empires.

Along with the graduates of the military-space academy players will witness different stages of the conflict between United Earth Empire and Konkordia.

Gamers will participate in local operations and in huge space battles, meet alien races and fight against unofficial military organizations and of course take part in the final battle.

The 27th Century. There is peace on Earth. Mankind has discovered ways to travel outside of the solar system and planets thousands of light-years away have been colonized. The United Earth Empire is at a cross-roads as an old enemy decides the galaxy has room for only one Empire.

300 years ago one of the human colonies turned to Zoroastrianism, an ancient human religion. They formed a new nation called Konkordia and then increased the population through cloning their people.

Konkordia has already conquered more than 30 planets and has become a powerful star nation. While The United Earth Empire has signed peace with Konkordia there was always tension in the relations between the two states.

  • Powerful game engine capable of modeling whole planetary systems. The engine allows continuous flights from space into the atmosphere of a planet and landing on any part of the planet
  • Adjustable settings – from a hardcore space sim to a near arcade game
  • Dozens of NPCs and locations
  • Different types of spacecrafts – from fighters to ferry ships

 

The Tomorrow War : How To Get It Free!

The Tomorrow War is a DRM-free game, and that means you do NOT need a special launcher or client (like Steam) to install and play it.

Adding To Your IndieGala Account

  1. Go to the The Tomorrow War page.
  2. Scroll to the Get The Tomorrow War section.
  3. Click on Add To Your Library link.
  4. You will be asked to log into your IndieGala account.
    If you do not yet have an IndieGala account, you will need to register for one (it’s free!)
  5. Once you add it to your library, you can download it at anytime.

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Metro Last Light Redux : How To Get It FREE!

Metro Last Light Redux – the critically-acclaimed FPS game  – is FREE for a Limited Time!

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Metro Last Light Redux

It is the year 2034. Beneath the ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro, the remnants of mankind are besieged by deadly threats from outside – and within.

Mutants stalk the catacombs beneath the desolate surface, and hunt amidst the poisoned skies above. But rather than stand united, the station-cities of the Metro are locked in a struggle for the ultimate power, a doomsday device from the military vaults of D6.

A civil war is stirring that could wipe humanity from the face of the earth forever. As Artyom, burdened by guilt but driven by hope, you hold the key to our survival – the last light in our darkest hour…

Metro: Last Light Redux is the definitive version of the critically acclaimed ‘Metro: Last Light’, rebuilt in the latest and greatest iteration of the 4A Engine for Next Gen.

Newcomers will get the chance to experience one of the finest story-driven shooters of all time; an epic adventure combining gripping survival horror, exploration and tactical combat and stealth.

This definitive version also includes all previously released DLC, adding 10 hours of bonus single-player content to the huge solo campaign.

Fans of the original game will notice new features and gameplay improvements, including new melee animations, the ability to check your watch and ammo supplies on the fly, and new full-body player animations.

  • Immerse yourself in the Moscow Metro – witness one of the most atmospheric worlds in gaming brought to life with stunning next-gen visuals
  • Brave the horrors of the Russian apocalypse – equip your gasmask and an arsenal of hand-made weaponry as you face the threat of deadly mutants, human foes, and the terrifying environment itself
  • Rebuilt and Remastered for next-gen – with all previous DLC content included, new modes and features, and many gameplay improvement, this is the definitive version of the critically acclaimed classic that fans and newcomers alike will enjoy
  • Two unique Play Styles : “Spartan” and “Survival” – approach the game as a slow burn Survival Horror, or tackle it with the combat skills of a Spartan Ranger in these two unique modes
  • The legendary Ranger Mode returns – dare you play the fearsome Ranger Mode? No HUD, UI, deadlier combat and limited resources combine to create the ultimate immersive experience

 

Metro Last Light Redux : How To Get It FREE!

Make sure you follow these steps to get For The King for FREE by 12 February 2021 at 12 AM (GMT+8).

  1. Go to the For The King page in the Epic Games Store.
  2. Log into your Epic Store account, or create a new account.
  3. Click on the Get button.
  4. In the checkout page, click Place Order.

That’s it! It is now added to your Epic Games account, and you can download and install it anytime after this.

 

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For The King : Get It FREE For A Limited Time!

For The King – a blend of strategy and turn-based combat with roguelike elements – is FREE for a limited time!

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For The King

For The King is a challenging blend of strategy, turn-based combat, and roguelike elements.

Each playthrough is unique with procedural maps, quests, and events. Explore Fahrul in either single player, local, or online co-op.

  • Fight and die as a party in fast paced and brutal turn-based combat using a unique slot system for attacks and special abilities.
  • Every playthrough is made unique with procedurally generated maps, quests, loots and events for you to tackle. Use Lore between playthroughs to purchase Weapons, Items, NPCs, Classes, Events, and more!
  • Play either single player, local co-operative play, or online co-operative play. Choose to split your party up and cover more ground, or stick together for protection!
  • For The King for features all released expansion content including Dungeon Crawl, Frozen Expanse Adventure, Gold Rush Un-Cooperative Mode, Into The Deep and More!

 

For The King : How To Get It Free!

Make sure you follow these steps to get For The King for FREE by 12 February 2021 at 12 AM (GMT+8).

  1. Go to the For The King page in the Epic Games Store.
  2. Log into your Epic Store account, or create a new account.
  3. Click on the Get button.
  4. In the checkout page, click Place Order.

That’s it! It is now added to your Epic Games account, and you can download and install it anytime after this.

 

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Plague Inc : The Cure – Get It FREE For A Limited Time!

The Cure DLC for Plague Inc – which just launched – is FREE for a limited time!

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Plague Inc : The Cure

Can you save the world? Take control and stop a deadly global pandemic by any means necessary. Allocate resources to boost testing capacity, make face masks compulsory, lock down countries or investigate experimental treatments in Plague Inc.’s biggest expansion ever!

Created with the help of world health experts from all over the world including the WHO, CEPI and GOARN, Plague Inc: The Cure is an engaging and timely simulation of a global disease response.

Hunt the Disease: Dispatch research teams around the world to find patient zero, track the spread of the outbreak and support local responses.

Control the Outbreak: Implement measures such as contact tracing, lockdowns and border closures to limit the spread of the outbreak, whilst getting people to wash their hands and preparing hospitals to prevent them getting overwhelmed.

Support the Economy: People won’t comply with poorly designed quarantine measures; use furlough schemes and other policies to drive community support and consensus.

Develop a Vaccine: Research, manufacture and distribute a vaccine to stop the disease. Work carefully and promote global cooperation to accelerate development.

 

Plague Inc : The Cure – How To Get It Free!

Follow these steps to add it to your Steam account. Plague Inc: The Cure will be free for all Plague Inc. players until COVID-19 is under control.

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the Plague Inc : The Cure Steam page.
  3. Click on the green Add to Account button.

That’s it! You now have Plague Inc : The Cure in your Steam account!

Note : This is a DLC, which requires the Plague Inc base game to work!

 

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Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator : Get It FREE!

Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator – a massive battle sandbox game – is FREE for a limited time!

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Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator

Here is a sandbox like no other. Create massive battles with absolutely no limits.

Want to see 10,000 chickens fight an army of Romans?? Sure, why not.

Want to see a company of WW2 U.S soldiers fight 11,000 Medieval soldiers?? There are simply no limits to the carnage you can achieve in Epic Battle Simulator.

Mess around with a massive variety of units. Everything from, Roman Centurions, Medieval soldiers, Knights, Orcs, Trolls, and yes, chickens!

The main focus in this game is giving the player no restrictions to what he can do. That is why we decided not to limit the amount of units in battle.

Want to see what a battle of 100,000 units looks like? We don’t recommend going past 10,000 for most machines but it’s your CPU, do what you want!

On top of that, you can play as any one of the units in the game, getting up close and personal to help change the tides of a massive battle, while rallying teammates and giving them orders!

Unfortunately there really aren’t many engines that you can chuck 10,000 characters in and expect good performance. This is why I worked months on end to create the most powerful crowd rendering system ever conceived in Unity engine.

The detail of each character has little effect on performance while each individual acts independently, but is working towards a greater good for his team. Each individual decides his own path and navigates complex environments.

But I didn’t stop there! With the large open environments, I needed a more dynamic lighting solution than the one built in to Unity engine.

So I built my own dynamic global illumination lighting engine. This enables bounce light completely in real time.

What does that mean? That means every piece of shiny armor is reflecting it’s true surroundings, every bright surfaces illuminates it’s surroundings and effects the overall lighting.

Yes I worked hard to bring this game to life, may you all inflict carnage upon it!

 

Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator : How To Get It Free!

Follow these steps to add it to your Steam account. Just make sure you get it before 2 AM on 2 February 2021 (GMT+8) :

  1. Log into your existing Steam account, or create a new account.
  2. Go to the Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator Steam page.
  3. Click on the green Add to Account button.

That’s it! You now have Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator in your Steam account!

 

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