MONDAY, DEC. 7, 2015
Mon., Dec. 7, 2015
Venerable RPG developer Bioware's take on the kung-fu genre is free through Electronic Arts' "On the House" promotion this month.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, NOV. 30, 2015
Mon., Nov. 30, 2015
MONDAY, NOV. 23, 2015
Mon., Nov. 23, 2015
No, you won't be shagging flies from Derek Jeter or gulping down slices of thin crust pizza. This game is all about saving the Statue of Liberty from space invaders.
Continue reading this post » TUESDAY, NOV. 17, 2015
Tue., Nov. 17, 2015
While hitting the franchise's high notes and introducing some interesting new mechanics to the series' power armor, "Fallout 4" stands as more of a tiptoe, than a leap, forward.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, NOV. 16, 2015
Mon., Nov. 16, 2015
Rube Goldberg meets the barnyard in this zany 1984 arcade game from Bally, free to play in your browser from the folks at the Internet Archive.
Continue reading this post » WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11, 2015
Wed., Nov. 11, 2015
Super Meat Boy! is both an homage to the classic platformer and a game that turns the conventions of the genre on their head.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, NOV. 9, 2015
Mon., Nov. 9, 2015
What once was vaporware has become a free-to-play reality, as the follow-up to 1993's platformer "Jetpack" is available to play for free, in your browser!
Continue reading this post » TUESDAY, NOV. 3, 2015
Tue., Nov. 3, 2015
MONDAY, NOV. 2, 2015
Mon., Nov. 2, 2015
The franchise may be dead (for now), but Mega Man was king in the 1980s and '90s with a series of non-linear action platformers that were fiendishly difficult. The Internet Archive gives you a bite-sized taste of the action with the 1995 handheld port, free in your browser!
Continue reading this post » FRIDAY, OCT. 30, 2015
Fri., Oct. 30, 2015
In the early days, video games and consoles arrived at stores when distributors got around to it. Then Sonic 2sDay changed all that. Now, with the digital release of hot titles, is the celebration of a blockbuster launch a thing of the past?
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, OCT. 19, 2015
Mon., Oct. 19, 2015
NASA says there's water on Mars, and now you can live out your space-adventuring fantasies with Atari classic "Lunar Lander," free in your browser!
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, OCT. 12, 2015
Mon., Oct. 12, 2015
The highly controversial 'Narc' had players taking the role of two macho drug cops much more inclined to pump bad guys full of lead than put them in handcuffs.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, OCT. 5, 2015
Mon., Oct. 5, 2015
MONDAY, SEPT. 28, 2015
Mon., Sept. 28, 2015
For the 35th anniversary of Namco's classic, we break our non-free-to-play rule and bring you a mobile version of Pac-Man that serves up an endless runner with familiar mechanics.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, SEPT. 21, 2015
Mon., Sept. 21, 2015
We've already brought you a few free games in Electronic Arts' classic real-time strategy series, but now the company is offering Red Alert 2 for free through its Origin service.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, SEPT. 14, 2015
Mon., Sept. 14, 2015
Adventure games began as text-only affairs. More processing power meant the addition of graphics, and 1980's "Mystery House" from Sierra is credited as the first graphical adventure. Play it for free.
Continue reading this post » FRIDAY, SEPT. 4, 2015
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015
Daniel Radcliffe and Bill Paxton star in the first trailer for BBC's "The Gamechangers," a movie that will explore the release of the Grand Theft Auto franchise and the violence it (allegedly) inspired.
Continue reading this post » TUESDAY, SEPT. 1, 2015
Tue., Sept. 1, 2015
The standalone expansion to Sucker Punch's open world superhero game delivers an experience wholly superior to the original game.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, AUG. 31, 2015
Mon., Aug. 31, 2015
Twitchy shooters and the PC go together like honey and peanut butter. Here's one of the early classics of the genre, with a raging online community that continues to support the game more than a decade after launch.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, AUG. 24, 2015
Mon., Aug. 24, 2015
Ready for a scrolling shooter? Sky Shark, a Taito creation, mixed vibrant visuals with tight aerial combat gameplay when it came to arcades in 1987. Play for free today!
Continue reading this post » TUESDAY, AUG. 18, 2015
Tue., Aug. 18, 2015
A small Danish developer has created a side-scroller that feels like everything you've played, and nothing you've played before.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, AUG. 17, 2015
Mon., Aug. 17, 2015
Independent developers Bluemoon, out of Estonia, developed "SkyRoads" in three months and released it as shareware in 1993. You can play the space racing title for free in your browser!
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, AUG. 10, 2015
Mon., Aug. 10, 2015
LucasArts produced some of the greatest graphic adventure games of all-time. 1989's "Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade" is most definitely one of them.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, AUG. 3, 2015
Mon., Aug. 3, 2015
One of Atari's first hits, which saw input from Apple founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, is available to play free, in your browser, straight from Atari!
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, JULY 27, 2015
Mon., July 27, 2015
A weighty story and the addition of the Batmobile are the big selling points of the end of Rocksteady's Batman trilogy, but does it fulfill the hype?
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