PC gamers can grow their backlogs today with free copies of Relicta and Company of Heroes 2.
Relicta, a first-person physics-based puzzle game by developer Mighty Polygon, is available for free through the Epic Games Store until Thursday, January 27, at 11:00 a.m. (EST), while Company of Heroes 2 is available through Games2Gether, a video game co-creation platform. A free key for Relic Entertainment’s RTS can be claimed by logging into Games2Gether and visiting its rewards page, which is accessible here.
Play as a top physicist stranded on an eerie, derelict Moon base. Find your way around the enigmatic, terraformed craters by bending gravity and magnetism to your will in order to solve physical puzzles. Will you rush straight ahead and try to reach safety – or will you take your time to gather clues and unravel the intrigues of 22nd century orbital politics? Buried in the eternal darkness of the lunar craters lies a secret that might claim your daughter’s life – or change the fate of humanity forever. Are you ready to face the ultimate consequences of your research?
Company of Heroes 2
Powered by the Essence Engine 3.0, the Company of Heroes 2 series feature some unique mechanics rewarding thoughtful players. From the TrueSight system that emulates the units’ line of sight to the cover-system that encourages clever unit placement – not to mention the combined arms approach and the hard and soft counters gameplay that will make you think twice before trying to destroy a tank with a simple squad of riflemen – each game presents players with an uninterrupted stream of meaningful tactical choices that can turn the tide of war.