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Tue., April 18, 2017
FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2016
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016
MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
Mon., July 11, 2016
We don't normally feature demos of games at the Tech Deck. But this high-def remake of the 1994 RPG/shooter classic is too good to pass up.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016
Mon., June 13, 2016
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016
Mon., June 6, 2016
The bumbling hero is nothing new in gaming. 2000's "Nox" puts you in the shoes of Jack, an Earthling transported to a mystical realm, voiced by Stifler himself. You can play it today for free!
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2016
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016
Electronic Arts has released the 2012 open-world entry in the racing franchise as part of its "On the House" promotion.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, FEB. 1, 2016
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016
If you like Zelda, but think the dialogue is a bit too dry, then Dink Smallwood may be for you. The 1998 action RPG follows the exploits of a modest pig farmer trying to save his world, and a high definition version can be downloaded for free today!
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, JAN. 18, 2016
Mon., Jan. 18, 2016
We highlighted Commander Keen a few weeks ago. Now, download for free another sidescroller built on its engine, "Bio Menace," from the folks at Great Old Games!
Continue reading this post » TUESDAY, JAN. 12, 2016
Tue., Jan. 12, 2016
There's no way to "win" this game that's releasing today from indie developers/parents Ryan and Amy Green. And that's the point.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, JAN. 11, 2016
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016
If you weren't cool enough to own a console in 1994, you couldn't get in on the Sonic v. Mario battle. But you could play Jazz Jackrabbit, this week's free game, on your PC.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, DEC. 28, 2015
Mon., Dec. 28, 2015
Skate or Die! was a 1988 hit for Konami and Electronic Arts on the Nintendo Entertainment System. The follow-up, "Ski or Die!" took the action to the slopes.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, DEC. 21, 2015
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015
id Software's young dream team of John Carmac and John Romero cracked the side-scrolling code on DOS systems and produced a cutesy romp that belied their future work on DOOM.
Continue reading this post » 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, OCT. 5, 2015
Mon., Oct. 5, 2015
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 » 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 » 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, JULY 13, 2015
WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015
Wed., July 1, 2015
Collectibles in a video game can be a gift and a curse, but the best ones grant the player a sense of discovery, accomplishment and serendipity. Here are 10 of our favorite.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2015
Mon., June 29, 2015
Long for the days when infiltrating a base in video games was more about superior firepower than stalking corridors? Commando may be right for you.
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2015
Mon., June 22, 2015
If you were born in a certain era, Rockapella's groovy tune and that red fedora are likely imprinted in your brain. Relive the glory days of video game crime-solving in your browser today!
Continue reading this post » MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2015
Mon., June 8, 2015
Taito's arcade beat 'em up is one of the few Superman games that hasn't been awful. You can play it for free at the Internet Archive.
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