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What free games can you get in the Fanatical Summer Sale - New games added
By Sam Jones - 17th Aug 2020Games
Spend over $10 and choose one of these great games
PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE GAMES ARE LIMITED STOCK AND MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE - SO DON'T MISS OUT!
The Summer Sale is underway, and alongside thousands of incredible deals on AAA and Indie titles, we though that we'd make this event extra special for you.
When you pick up one/many of our unmissable deals, when you spend $10 or over, you'll be given the option to treat yourself to one of a number of games for FREE. Shoppers in the past have had the option to claim a free game in previous sales, but this time we're giving you the choice to pick your preferred game from the list below - see, we do look after you.
Grab a sizzling deal during the Summer Sale now and pick your free game - be quick as some games may be popular than others and could sell out, we'll also be shaking things up with a new line-up - so if there's a game on the list you want, go get it!
With DiRT Rally, you'll get to experience ultra-realistic racing and faithful recreations of world famous rally stages. You'll have extreme racing at your fingertips (and thumbs) as the high-intensity multiplayer is not only fast and intense, but also sticks to the single-player simulation aspect, ensuring a well rounded and consistent game packed with content.
Hire and fire your management team as you see fit as you progress through the rallying ranks, increasing your reputation as you do so, earning new vehicles to race in. You'll have over 40 iconic cars to choose from with daily, weekly and monthly online challenges, as well as 70 stages to race through with precision and unrivaled control.
DiRT Rally also delivers up to 90fps and full Oculus Rift VR support throughout the entire game!
Transporting you to a retro, pixel art style adventure in New York, inspired by ’80s cop shows, Beat Cop sees you take on the role of Jack Kelly, who has been framed for murder. In your role as a regular beat cop, you'll need to uncover who pinned the crime on you.
Expect thick crime story, a lot of black humour and all the other things you can find on the streets of Brooklyn. Be sarcastic, be gloom, be whatever you want - there are thousands of things in this world you can laugh at, and even more you shouldn't!
The further you investigate the more missing puzzles you’ll find, but be careful. Some things should never be brought to daylight.
A legendary WWII real-time strategy that blends unprecedented realism and accuracy, Blitzkrieg Anthology takes you deep behind enemy lines with a completely flexible campaign structure, which puts you in control of deciding how your forces will fare in each of the major engagements that comprise three central Campaigns. Hardcore vets have the option of engaging the enemy immediately in a desperate struggle for battlefield dominance, or more cautious players can choose from pre-defined or unlimited randomly generated side missions as they gain experience, promotions and weapons upgrades as well as wear down the enemy before the central conflict.
The game features two robust editor systems that results in endless gameplay possibilities. The Mission Editor allows you to generate and add your own missions, chapters and campaigns according to the options you want most, from level of difficulty to type of action.
The Resource Editor gives you total license to redesign the game - add or modify units, characteristics, colors, textures, sounds and more - with unlimited freedom to play the game on your terms. You'll get to command over 200 types of military vehicles and equipment and more than 40 different infantry units that interact naturally, based on their actual physical properties and characteristics.
Build bridges, dig trenches and pits, lay mines, resupply and repair units and call in air support when needed!
Tesla vs Lovecraft
From the creators of Crimsonland and Neon Chrome, top-down twin-stick arena shooter Tesla vs Lovecraft sees you play as the enigmatic inventor Nikola Tesla harnessing the static energy to power up Tesla-Mech and give the lovecraftian nightmares a lesson in horror!
At the eve of your greatest invention, your laboratory is burned down by the horror author H.P. Lovecraft, who claims that your actions have put the world in peril. With the help of his occult book, and a vast army of monsters, he has stolen your most precious inventions.
You'll need to use your immensely powerful machine of war at your disposal. Mow down your opponents with twin-mounted Tesla-Miniguns, and trample over monsters like they were ants.
Make use of Quantum Teleportation, packed neatly into one handy portable backpack (Includes a warning label about Theseus-paradox, whatever that is). If nightmares had nightmares, Tesla vs Lovecraft is a prime example of what they’d look like. Monsters so horrible they’ll make you eat up your own sanity!
Take down these enemies and save the world with a plethora of inventions and gadgets, including (but not limited to) X-Ray Blade and Death Ray Gun.
Magrunner: Dark Pulse
Lovecraftian adventure puzzler Magrunner: Dark Pulse is technology meets Cthulhu!
Equipped with your Magtech glove, you must harness the ability to magnetically polarize and manipulate objects in the environment to survive and surpass challenging puzzles. You play as Dax, one of seven Magrunners selected among the elite to participate in MagTech Corporation's space training program.
But, what should be the chance of a lifetime quickly becomes a horrific nightmare. Your reflexes and ingenuity will be pushed to their limits as you make your way through 40+ immense and dangerous levels, including high-tech training rooms and the endless chasms of the lost cosmos, on a path to confront the horrendous creatures of Cthulhu.
Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered
It was a breakthrough in interactive narrative for its time, and now it's back in remastered form. Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered features a rich multilayered narrative, innovative presentation, and a chilling musical score by famed Hollywood composer Angelo Badalamenti. This definitive version of the action-adventure RPG serves up supernatural murder mystery and (re)introduces the groundbreaking title to old and new fans alike.
Take control of the narrative through four different playable characters, each illuminating a different perspective of the story, with an intuitive control scheme and spectacular split-screen presentation that complement the game's mysterious noir narrative. Key upgrades in the remastered edition include HD in-game textures, controller support and the Live Graphics Comparison, where you'll be able to switch between the updated visuals and the original art assets.
Get ready to defy deadly enemies and huge bosses in tight, visceral melee combat in action RPG The Surge. You'll experience a pretty hectic first day on the job at mega-corporation CREO as a catastrophic event unfolds.
Equipped with a heavy-grade exoskeleton in a destroyed section of the complex, you'll attempt to fight your way out past robots that have gone haywire, insane augmented co-workers and rogue AI - everything wants you dead!
Target and slice specific limbs off your foes, with a next-gen loot system where you loot what you dismember. Equip, upgrade and craft new weapons and armors sliced from enemies, and make yourself stronger through a fresh take on leveling-up.
Test your ability to not only survive but to also upgrade in an unforgiving world. Find Schematics and Tech Scrap materials in order to craft bigger and better weapons and armor.
Be wary though, one false move in combat or taking on an enemy too powerful could end in defeat. If killed, you'll drop all of your recently collected XP, Tech Scrap and rare scrap from your inventory - so be sure to race back to your 'place of death' to re-obtain them.
Super Inefficient Golf
Why hit a ball with a metal stick, when you can stick MINES to your ball?
Super Inefficient Golf improves upon the most inefficient game ever conceived, by making it even LESS efficient. Master the art of carefully placing your mines, detonating them with expert timing, and BOOM... Birdie!
The game is divided into two phases: setup your golf ball with mines, then blast it into space (or better, into the hole) by detonating them. You'll have full control on which mines explode and when, which gives you complete power over your rocket ball trajectory.
Enjoy 18 challenging holes with slow-mo and acrobatic aerial turns, as well as online leaderboards to join the global challenge. Golf clubs will feel so basic after this!
In Indie strategy sim 911 Operator, you take on the role of an emergency dispatcher, who has to rapidly deal with the incoming reports. Your task is not just to pick up the calls, but also to react appropriately to the situation – sometimes giving first aid instructions is enough, at other times a police, fire department or paramedics’ intervention is a necessity.
Keep in mind, that the person on the other side of the line might turn out to be a dying daughter’s father, an unpredictable terrorist, or just a prankster. Can you handle all of this?
Check out thousands of cities from all around the world. The Free Play mode lets you choose a city to play on - the game will download its map, along with real streets, addresses and the emergency infrastructure.
You can also try the Career mode, which contains six cities with unique events - survive an earthquake in San Francisco and save Washington, D.C. from bomb attacks. You'll also have a number of police, fire department and paramedic units at your disposal.
The forces may use a variety of vehicles (from common ambulances to police helicopters), essential equipment (e.g., bulletproof vests, first aid kits and technical tools) and consist of team members with different abilities.
Warhammer End Times Vermintide
The Skaven horde must be stopped, are you ready for battle?
In Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide, you'll explore a world set in the iconic Warhammer Fantasy world in first-person, shooter-melee combat action. Set in and around the city of Ubersreik, players will control one of five brave heroes chosen to hunt down the rodent-men, Skavens.
Each hero features different play-styles, abilities, gear and personality to the roster – meaning that there’s a character to suit each player’s ideal choice. Make your way through dangerous levels and survive an apocalyptic invasion of relentless Skaven hordes.
From the top of the Magnus Tower to the bowels of the Under Empire, stand your ground and help your brothers in arms, in solo or up to 4-player co-op. Each hero has their own unique weapons arsenal to choose from, hundreds in fact, allowing players to adjust their combat style to fit your gameplay preference.
Swords, daggers, axes, hammers, bows, guns, magical staves – your armory has never looked so glorious. Rewarding teamwork above all else, you are given loot dice at the end of a mission that will reward them with a weapon, a hat or a trinket.
Completing side objectives means that better loot dice can be added to the roll.
Bomber Crew - Deluxe Edition
Prepare your band of brave flyers for their most dangerous mission yet and go chocks away for a sky-bound expedition in this strategic survival sim, Bomber Crew - Deluxe Edition. You'll train and personalise your own Bomber Crew, presented to you with procedurally-generated names, skills and back stories which means that it'll be a unique experience for everyone - but be careful, as death is permanent.
Carefully manage everything from fuel, ammo, hydraulics and more in your very own physics-based Bomber. Make it yours with a wide array of nose art and liveries, or design your own with the simple to use in-game tool.
Each mission is a high-risk expedition where danger comes from every angle. Enemy fighters, flak guns, poor weather, low oxygen and an array of other perilous dangers await when the wheels are up. This Deluxe Edition also gives you the Bomber Crew Season Pass, which includes the Secret Weapons DLC pack, USAAF DLC Pack, Sounds Of The Sky - The Bomber Crew Soundtrack, Bomber Crew Fancy Skin Pack, and Bomber Crew Skin Pack 2.
It's the return of a legendary off-road racing game!
In V-Rally 4, you'll enjoy an extreme experience while becoming an expert in a demanding simulation. Take on the challenges of rallies, rallycross, drifts, buggies and hill climbs, and set off on a spectacular journey across every continent.
Dominate dangerous roads, hostile conditions and environments, constantly striving for more speed and with adrenaline boosting your reflexes. At the wheel of the most legendary off-road vehicles in each category, take on the most difficult routes in fabulous surroundings.
Over 50 car models feature in the game, including the most famous in rallying and extreme motor sport for you to test drive, collect, upgrade, customise and, above all, excel at!
In Career mode, the livery editor allows you to completely customise your vehicle and give it the colours you want for the ultimate customization - and with Quick Race, you'll swiftly access all the game's content (vehicles and environments), for all categories. There's nothing better for training, testing vehicles, and getting used to their particularities.
Engage in medieval warfare against the AI in one of two single player campaigns or online with up to eight players in Stronghold HD, the original castle sim now in glorious high definition. Join the fight for medieval England as you drive back the forces of the villainous Wolf - design and build your very own castle, with a working economy and brutal killing zones.
Battle through 21 story-based missions, defending against enemy attack and dominating your foes - and besiege famous historical castles in unique game modes such as 'Siege That!' or build to your heart’s content in the combat-free economic campaign. With new high resolution graphics you have more control over your soldiers than ever before.
The new HD battlefield view allows you to zoom out and play in real-time, with the whole map on one screen. Advance on the castle gates while flanking the enemy from behind, feign retreat and lead your foe into a deadly trap or just sit back and watch the destruction unfold.
This War of Mine
All stories must come to an end... in This War of Mine, you'll see what life is like living as a civilian in wartorn times in a thrilling atmospheric Indie. The pace of the game is imposed by the day and night cycle - during the day, snipers outside stop you from leaving your refuge, so you need to focus on maintaining your hideout by crafting, trading and taking care of your survivors.
At night, take one of your civilians on a mission to scavenge through a set of unique locations for items that will help you stay alive. Make life-and-death decisions driven by your conscience.
Try to protect everybody from your shelter or sacrifice some of them for longer-term survival. During war, there are no good or bad decisions; there is only survival. The sooner you realize that, the better.
As part of the 5th anniversary of the original release, 11 bit studios has launched the This War of Mine: Final Cut - a FREE update with new content and major changes, all the updates and free expansions released so far, and expands all scenarios with the locations known from the This War of Mine: Stories DLC.
In the cyberpunk-esque world of Republique, you'll help a woman named Hope escape in a thrilling and topical stealth-action game that explores the perils of government surveillance in the Internet Age. You'll communicate with Hope and help her escape by accessing security cameras from various spots around each room, helping her avoid detection and find the safest route possible.
Using the in-game OMNI View software, you'll also be able to lock and unlock doors, distract patrolling guards and obtain information. You'll also need to upgrade your OMNI View to higher versions, which will enabling you to access areas and nodes with much stronger security in place.
This remastered version of the hit mobile game shines on PC, with keyboard and controller support.