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Epic Games Store: the two free games of the week are monuments to indie gaming


Thursday has become the unmissable event for lovers of free games. And for good reason, every Thursday, every week, and this since time immemorial, the Epic Games Store offers one or more games to its users. The opportunity for those interested to fill their library at a lower cost.

two new free games this week

Every week, the Epic Games Store rewards the loyalty of its users through free games. In addition to hard-core games, Epic account owners can expect in-game content. Packs that often come as accompaniments. And on this Thursday, April 7, 2020, the Epic Games Store is renewing its free games offer with two new titles. Available for 7 days, the games City of Brass and Total War: WARHAMMER thus give way to two new games. From this Thursday, April 7, 5 p.m., to Thursday, April 14, 5 p.m., anyone with an Epic Games account will be able to retrieve the games for free Rogue Legacy and The Vanishing of Ethan Carter. Great indie games available for a week.

rogue legacy

Released in 2013, Rogue Legacy presents itself as a 2D rogue-lite with RPG elements that demands exploration and determination. The goal is simple: explore a randomly generated dungeon to face four bosses, each located in a different environment. Change of biome therefore with a forest, basements, a dungeon and a castle. Four bosses that allow, once defeated, access to a tower leading to the final boss. To achieve his ends, the player can jump and swing his sword, while possessing a secondary ability.

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And who says rogue-lite, says a lot of tests. Each time the hero dies, one of his heirs will take his place. Three heirs are available, all having their strengths and weaknesses. A fine mix between a rogue-lite and a platform game that has seduced since its release. On Steam, count a total of 14,556 evaluations all the same, for 93% of positive reviews. A rogue-lite that has made its contribution to the building of its genre, to the delight of fans of this type of game.

Rogue Legacy is available until April 14, 5 p.m., right there.

the vanishing of ethan carter

With The Vanishing of Ethan Carterdive into an adventure game where storytelling takes precedence. Play the character of Paul Prospero, a private detective specializing in occult events, who receives a letter from a certain Ethan Carter asking for his help. Only, by going to Red Creek Valley, a valley where few souls live, Prospero finds several bloody murders there, and the disappearance of Ethan. The player will therefore have to solve the multiple puzzles of the game to advance the plot.

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Mysteries that require logic and thoroughness. It’s up to you to examine the clues, inspect the objects and above all, pay attention to the visions that Prospero gets when he touches the body of a victim. It’s up to you to put them back in the right order to find the truth. An indie game that managed to seduce immediately, in particular thanks to very good graphics, a heavy but captivating atmosphere and a well-crafted soundtrack.

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is available until April 14, 5 p.m., right there.

Attention, think about double authentication

A quick reminder for those who might need it: you may experience issues getting the game from the Epic Games Store. In this case, don’t worry: all you have to do is look at the side of double identification. See the procedure to follow, step by step:

  • Sign into your account on the Epic Games Store website and go to settings
  • Click on the “Password and security” tab
  • Enable two-factor authentication
  • Choose between authentication or email or SMS authentication depending on your preferences

As for the next free game from the Epic Games Store, its identity will be revealed later today.

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