Free on PC: Rayman Raving Rabbids (Ubisoft Store), Epistory – Typing Chronicles (Epic Games Store)

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PC gamers can claim at least two free games beginning today. The first is Rayman Raving Rabbids, a party game and spin-off of the Rayman series that’s available through the Ubisoft Store at no cost until January 23, while Epistory – Typing Chronicles, an adventure typing game, is avaialble through the Epic Games Store at no cost until January 26. The games are developed by Ubisoft Montpellier/Sofia and Fishing Cactus, respectively.

Rayman Raving Rabbids

This new Rayman game features the funniest, zaniest, wackiest antics ever when hordes of nasty bunnies invade Rayman’s world and he is enslaved and forced to participate in a series of gladiator- style trials. In order to win his freedom, Rayman must entertain and outwit these crazed, out-of-control bunnies. Rayman Raving Rabbids is the edgiest and most off-the-wall gaming experience in the history of the Rayman franchise.

Key features:

  • Over 70 Quirky Trials in Unique, Stylized Worlds : Engage in contests that entertain the bunnies and gain popularity for Rayman in order to take over the Rabbid’s power! Run races on animals, fight in the arena, dance or engage in plunger-shooting action!
  • The Ultimate Party Game : Party with friends and experience the frenzied competition with up to 4 players in frantic and funny offline multiplayer trials.
  • Customize Your Environment : Become more and more popular in order to unlock and collect additional items, such as costumes, music and items for Rayman’s prison cell, and create your unique style! Go punk, pop, rock or hip hop and use your funky dance moves to outwit the bunnies.
  • Rayman’s Signature Design : Wacky character design and an imaginative, visually stunning world deliver a combination of cool style and fun-filled action.

Epistory – Typing Chronicles

In Epistory you play the muse, a fictional character in a world where everything is untold. Your adventure begins on a blank page, but the world will soon become larger and livelier as you gather inspiration, solve its mysteries and defeat its enemies. From movement to opening chests and fighting in epic battles, every element in the game is controlled exclusively with the keyboard.

Key features:

  • Explore a beautiful paper craft world: play as the muse riding a giant three tailed fox, lost in a fantasy 3D world
  • More than just typing: solve mysterious puzzles, unlock magic powers and defeat enemies in adrenaline pumping epic combats
  • A writer’s block? Collect fragments and inspirations points to unfold the story as you explore the origami world in the writer’s head. But there is more to the story than meets the eye…
  • All in keyboard: from movements, combats to even menus, control everything with a keyboard
  • Adaptive difficulty: if your hands fly around the keyboard or if you are a slow typist, the game features a dynamic difficulty system that evolves to fit each players’ skill set
  • Competitive Arena Mode: challenge other players for the top spot in the arena leaderboards
  • Play in your own language: game texts are localized in English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Polish with voice overs in English. The game supports several keyboard layouts (QWERTY, QWERTZ, AZERTY, BEPO, Dvorak, Workman and Colemak)

The Epic Games Store’s next free game is Adios. Described as a cinematic first-person game about sticking to a complicated decision, it will be available to claim beginning January 26. Players play as a pig farmer in Kansas.

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