It’s a great day to claim some free games on PC. Not only is Serious Sam: The First Encounter free to own at GOG for the next two days, but you can also claim action-platformer Slain: Back From Hell at no cost. To get Slain, all you have to do is sign up for developer Akupara Games’ mailing list, and you’ll receive an email containing a link to download a DRM-free PC version of the game from GOG. The free keys are distributed every day at 7 AM PT / 10 AM ET because of so many people redeeming the offer, but you’ll receive a confirmation email right after you verify your email address. The key expires in two weeks, so don’t wait to redeem it.
Slain is a heavy metal-themed action-platformer with gory combat, puzzles, and retro 16-bit visuals. The game first released in early 2016 to largely negative reviews, including a 5/10 in GameSpot’s Slain review. The negative reception led developers to fix various gameplay issues and re-release the game as Slain: Back From Hell in August 2016. The Back From Hell update was better received and currently has a “Mostly Positive” rating on Steam with over 1,000 reviews. In any case, it’s worth grabbing Slain: Back From Hell while it’s free and checking it out.
Quick Look: Slain: Back From Hell
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Slain: Back From Hell and Serious Sam aren’t the only freebies up for grabs on PC right now. Amazon is giving away a whopping 23 free games for Prime members right now, including Treachery in Beatdown City and SNK 40th Anniversary Collection. Plus, the Epic Games Store is offering up Enter the Gungeon and God’s Trigger for anyone with an Epic account.
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