Free from Epic Games: Killing Floor 2 outshines everything

Free from Epic Games: Killing Floor 2 outshines everything

from Thilo Bayer
After the last three free games in the Epic Games Store, there are two titles free for a week. Killing Floor 2 should outshine everything.

To date, a whopping three free games have been available on the Epic Games Store. Geneforge 1 Mutagen, Iratus and Hood spoiled the Epic players – now it’s Thursday and the free program changes. And at least there are two new titles.

This week: Ancient Enemy and Killing Floor 2

And let’s start with the undisputed highlight. With Killing Floor 2 a big name is already available for free. Tripwire’s 18-player multiplayer battle record has over 70,000(!) ratings and an 88 percent approval rating. There are also two fee-based Season Passes and Deluxe or Ultima upgrade in addition to the currently free base game.

Player number 2 is Ancient Enemy, an RPG card battler that released in April 2020 and has a 92 percent approval rating on Steam. According to the description, Ancient Enemy is a strategic RPG card game “in which you make interesting tactical decisions while fighting warped enemies and solving challenging puzzles. Face a horde of deadly enemies, each one from a world where evil has already triumphed. You must not only endure, but rebuild your powers to defeat evil and fight one last duel against your monstrous nemesis”.

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Upcoming week: Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms and Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap

Let’s start with Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap, due out on 7/14. available free of charge around 5 p.m. This is a remake of the classic Wonder Boy III The Dragon’s Trap, originally released for the Sega Master System in 1989 and then re-released for PC in 2017. The platformer has a whopping 88 percent approval rating on the competing platform Steam and is described as follows: “The cult classic returns with beautiful, hand-drawn animations and a newly orchestrated soundscape – a unique mix of exploration, action and adventure!”

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Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms, the second game for next week, is a strategic management game set in the world of Dungeons & Dragons that brings together characters from across the D&D multiverse in one grand adventure. The base game is always free, but Epic will be exclusive to the Baeloth’s Gladiators of the Black Pits Pack next week, complete with unlocks, chests and more. In the Steam competition, the title has a long-term approval of 80 percent, the release was on March 25th, 2020.