Epic Games Store Gaming News 

Here’s Why Epic Mysteriously Axed This Week’s Game Store Freebie

Pandemic will no longer feature among this week’s Epic Game Store freebies. The free download has been pushed back to “a later date.” The decision seemingly motivated by coronavirus concerns. But there’s an even more cynical explanation. Late last week, Epic Games uncharacteristically announced this week’s Epic Store freebies ahead of the usual Thursday reveal. Epic penciled in a trio of digital board games from Asmodee Digital to land on the Epic Games Store for free. The games were Pandemic: The Board Game, Carcasonne, and Ticket to Ride. Source: Asmodee…

Read More
Celeste Epic Games Store Gaming 

Download Insanely-Fun Platformer Celeste for Free at the Epic Games Store Today

Celeste is available for free today. Epic Games Store is giving platformer away as part of a 12-day giveaway. Pick it up before 11 am ET tomorrow. Today, Celeste is available for free as part of the Epic Games Store 12-day festive giveaway bonanza. The whole affair is designed to lure players in with free games, but who’s complaining? Celeste is one heck of a game to pay zero dollars for regardless of the intent. Download Celeste for Free Right Now Celeste asks players to climb the eponymous Celeste mountain…

Read More
Epic Games Epic Games Store Gaming Op-ed steam 

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney Really Shouldn’t Be Allowed on Twitter

Steam has been the recipient of its fair share of condemnation over the years for what are widely regarded as pretty dire terms for studios using the platform to release their games. Despite this, Valve’s platform remains the go-to store for digital video games, with publishers effectively biting the bullet of a hefty 30% cut solely for access to such a vast market. However, according to a new report published by IGN, Steam’s 30% share isn’t all that uncommon. In fact, it’s fairly standard within the industry. GoG.com, the Microsoft…

Read More