Read this article about the very best free PC games and watch as capitalism collapses around you. There are enough that there's no reason you should ever spend money again.
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The best free games are on PC, and if you want to know what the best 50 are then you've come to the right place.
2 years ago
No. Let's not be ridiculous. But there are so many examples of bad survival games that it’s important to remember the good ones. So that’s what we are doing on the latest RPS podcast, the Electronic Wireless Show. We're breaking stones over the heads of rubbish survival games, but cooking, salting and eating the delicious ones. Adam wraps himself up in The Long Dark but…
3 years ago
Game Swap is a new series in which one person recommends another a game they might like. This week, Adam suggests that Alec plays wilderness survival roguelike UnReal World [official site], still in active development after a quarter of a century. Adam: Everyone enjoys roguelikes these days, or at least they refer to some of the things they enjoy as roguelikes. There was a time…
The RPS Hivemind has elaborated all data, simulated all scenarios, accounted for every variation, and the result is clear: your best next move is to play UnReal World [official site]. At first the Hivemind was gentle and subtle in its recommendation. Back in 2013, Alec let you know when it became free, hoping you'd catch the drift. Then Adam was more explicit in his "Have You…
4 years ago
An entirely objective ranking of the 50 best PC RPGs ever released. Covering the entire history of computer role-playing games is a daunting task and attempting to place the best games in such a broad genre in any kind of order is even more daunting. Thankfully, we are equal to all tasks and below, you will find the best fifty PC RPGs of all time.
5 years ago
Have You Played? is an endless stream of game recommendations. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. This has nothing to do with the popular FPS series, Unreal. It's much more interesting. UnReal World has been a mainstay on various hard drives that I've owned since I first discovered it at some point in the mid-nineties. The first release was…
In early 2012, a mod for Arma II called DayZ was released. Two-and-a-half years later, its odd mixture of multiplayer, horror, and a need for players to keep themselves fed and watered, has given rise to the survival genre. Let's celebrate that genre.
6 years ago
This unfortunately-named roguelike (it's never wise to call your game something that sounds like a 1990s Epic fansite) had a brief mention from Adam back in 2011. This scares me because Adam's still the new boy in my mind, and now it seems he's been working here for going on two years. I digress! UnReal World is an iron age-set roguelike about survival, and the…