Stranger Things 3: The Game is free from Epic this week
If you are a gamer – or just visit the occasional Cheapskate pages – you probably know that Epic Games gives at least one free game every Thursday. This week, Epic is offering not one, but two free games: the gorgeous 3D platformer AER: Memories of Old and Stranger Things 3: The Game. Together, they are worth $ 25 and once you get hold of them, the games are yours to keep forever. You can download the title anytime or between now or Thursday, July 2.
Stranger Things 3: The game is the official companion to the popular Netflix show Season 3, which is about Egos and Nozzle. The game follows the show’s plot, so it’s probably a good idea to watch season 3 before starting the game, which plays like a nostalgic ’80s arcade game in the show’s style.
AER is a game of exploration that traverses a series of islands that are provided with a beautifully limited number of polygons. You play a shape-changing character who can transform into a bird to move from one place to another to solve puzzles and complete your quest.
This article is regularly updated with the current week’s free games.
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