Battlefield 5 will have no Premium Pass, all maps will be free

Battlefield 5 will not have a Premium Pass. Maps, modes, or anything that might divide players will be free, including events that will be run as part of BF5's new months-long Tides of War chapters. What exactly will be for sale after Battlefield 5 releases hasn't been announced in detail, but EA has assured us that anything you can buy, you can earn by playing, and that players won't be able to buy an "unfair gameplay advantage"—so we're talking about cosmetic items only, presumably. It's proba

By | 2018-05-23T20:28:45+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This Overwatch free weekend is the best time ever to try out Blizzard’s charismatic shooter

First off, you'll get a special Legendary Loot Box just for logging into Overwatch during the Anniversary event. Now the actual, number one coolest thing about this year's Overwatch Anniversary - it's a grand tour of event-exclusive arcade modes! 🎉 🎁 🎂Check out Overwatch Anniversary 2018's Week 1 brawl schedule. If you're on PS4 or Xbox One, you can start pre-loading Overwatch ahead of the free weekend right now. And if you decide you liked it enough to keep playing, you can grab Overwatch Legen

By | 2018-05-23T20:23:21+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

GOG adds ‘a hot selection’ of visual novels, Sunrider: Mask of Arcadius is free

In the wake of Valve's now-rescinded crackdown on games and visual novels containing sexual content on Steam, publishers MangaGamer and Sekai Project have announced that they're bringing their games to GOG. The problem isn't just this weekend's incident, as MangaGamer explained in a blog post, but broader questions about Steam's viability as a retail platform for visual novels. We're honored to be among the first visual novels available on @GOGcom! You can pick up the Sunrider series from @Love_

By | 2018-05-22T22:41:38+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unreal Gold is free on Steam and GOG

Epic's famed FPS Unreal was released 20 years ago today, and to celebrate the big birthday Steam and GOG are giving it away for the next 48 hours. The freebie is Unreal Gold, to be specific, which bundles the original game with the Return to Na Pali mission pack. More significantly it launched an engine that remains relevant to this day, and some tournaments that are still around too. The Unreal Gold freebie will be up until 10 am PT/1 pm ET on May 24. The rest of the Unreal games on GOG—Unreal

By | 2018-05-22T21:10:01+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The best free picross game has a plot line

Picross games are wonderful. More specifically, which free picross game is the best? Behind the relaxing music and the lovely color scheme is a very solid mobile puzzle game. The controls feel good even when you get to the large puzzles, and the multiple game modes are a neat addition to a picross game. Or did I forget about a great free picross game?

By | 2018-05-22T17:00:00+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best PDF reader for Android of 2018

We've also highlighted the best free PDF editorsXodo PDF ReaderGo well beyond the basics with this PDF powerhouseVersatile PDF readerEdit and annotate documentsSync edits with cloud servicesBrowse the Google Store for PDF readers and you'll find what appears to be a huge choice of apps, but all isn't quite as it seems. Xodo PDF Reader stands out from the underpowered masses for the range and depth of its feature set. Foxit PDF Reader & ConverterRead, annotate and share your PDFs with easeSpeedy

By | 2018-05-21T17:26:47+00:00 May 21st, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unreal Gold goes free to celebrate the game’s 20th anniversary

Unreal was released in 1998, and was the first game created in the titular engine. And for the next 48 hours, you can get a free copy from or Steam to celebrate Unreal’s 20th anniversary. Nothing looked that good at the time, and the demo showed off the visuals at their utmost. Unreal wasn’t just a technical achievement — it was an enjoyable experience to play. The visuals may look dated now, but this deal is a good way to take a look at one of the games responsible for building the mode

By | 2018-05-21T17:00:00+00:00 May 21st, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Crusader Kings board game Kickstarter has already tripled its target

The Crusader Kings board game Kickstarter only launched this past Saturday at PDXCON 2018, but it's already tripled its target on the crowdfunding platform. Clearly, there's a huge appetite for a board game based on this particular series, and it bodes well for the coming adaptations of Cities Skylines, Hearts of Iron and Europa Universalis. In Jon's write-up of the announcement on Saturday, he noted that Crusader Kings is "an area control game with a strong character element". Paradox has calle

By | 2018-05-21T13:37:24+00:00 May 21st, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fender’s Riffstation Pro is now free – get the chords for any song on your desktop

You need Fender Riffstation Pro, which was priced at US$35 (about £25, AU$45) but is now available to download free for Windows and Mac. Riffstation Pro supports all the most popular audio formats, including MP3, WMA and FLAC. If you want the chords for a song used in a YouTube video you'll need to convert it to MP3 first. You'll be prompted to enter a name and email address to download Riffstation Pro, but you can enter a dummy address to avoid surrendering your data. Fender is currently workin

By | 2018-05-21T11:13:43+00:00 May 21st, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best PDF editor of 2018

Compact, feature-packed and viewable on just about every device around, PDF documents are a great way to share information. Microsoft Word and similar word processors can often import PDFs to allow simple changes, but this isn't true PDF editing, either. A decent free editor might be enough for casual users, but if you're the demanding type we'd recommend you check out our pick of the paid versions, first. We've also highlighted the best free PDF editorFoxit PhantomPDFCreate, edit and track usag

By | 2018-05-19T11:18:10+00:00 May 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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