The Epic Games Store will soon feature this week’s free games and has announced what’s next. Currently, players can download Runbow and The Drone Racing League. Epic has now confirmed that later next week these will be replaced by Rising Hell and Slain: Back From Hell.
Runbow and The Drone Racing League are currently available and will remain available until October 6 at 10:00 AM CT. On this date, Rising Hell and Slain: Back From Hell will be available for free download until October 13 at 10 a.m. The Epic Games Store alternates between two free downloadable games every week. The schedule for these new games is from Thursday to Thursday.
Runbow is a platform racing game that received good reviews on Steam. This game can be played online or locally with friends, and can be played with up to 9 people at a time. As for The Drone Racing League, this indie racing title was originally released in 2017. In this game, you can customize your drone and race with very realistic drone controls.
Available from October 6, Rising Hell is a vertically scrolling red-like game where the map and enemy placement changes with each run. The game was well received with its Steam release in 2021, receiving a 9/10 rating from fans. Rising Hell also features challenging soul-level bosses for players to conquer.
Players will have the option to choose between two modes in Rising Hell, a campaign mode and a challenge mode. As you play, you can unlock new characters, each with their own unique playstyle. This game has a certain level of progression between games, as your buffs continue and get stronger as you play.
Slain: Back From Hell, which is a side-scrolling pixel game, wasn’t as well received in 2016 with just 47% on Metacritic. It features heavy metal music to match its dark theme as players battle mobs of demons and massive bosses. Slain: Back From Hell has around 6 hours of gameplay for one game. The game mechanics are simple and aim to keep you entertained from start to finish.
Next week’s hell-themed games look like a great start to the Halloween season and might be great to help get you in the mood.
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