Every month, Microsoft and Sony give out free games for their Xbox Live Gold and PS Plus members. While Microsoft provides four games across its platforms, Sony is a bit more generous, with six games across its platforms. So, if you own one of the consoles (XBOX 360, XBOX ONE, PS3, PS4, PS vita) and have a corresponding Gold or Plus subscription, you can get these ten games, gratis!
Metal Gear Solid V:
Ground Zeroes For XBOX 360 Starting with a big one. Metal Gear Solid V is a the second last game in the long tale which dates back almost a decade. Written, Directed produced and designed by the legend Hideo Kojima himself, the game is simply quite good. It is the first game to be made on the new Fox engine. The game takes place just after the events of the Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker and serves as a prologue for the final game, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom pain. XBOX Gold members, this is your last chance since the game is available for free till 15th october.
Valiant hearts For XBOX ONE
We all know about Assassin Creed games which together make one of the biggest gaming franchise. The studio behind this game, Ubisoft, also makes some smaller games and Valiant hearts is one. It is a brilliant platformer and a gem of a game. The beautifully scripted game will take you through the journey of an old soldier who is fighting the german Nazi forces during the World War II. This game is a fine example on how a story should be narrated. XBOX Gold members can redeem the game before 31st October.
Tomb Raider Definitive Edition For XBOX ONE
Who doesn’t know Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. Arguably one of the most fearless and adventurous female characters ever created, Lara defines how to handle dire situations with ease. Tomb Raider is one of the best game reboots in a franchise which not only includes games, but movies too. So, while you wait for the next game in the series, “Rise of the Tomb Raider”, and wonder where it all started, this is the game to play. This definitive edition combines all content for the 2013 game which has come out since then. XBOX Gold members, this is your last chance since the game is available for free till 15th october.
The Walking Dead:
Complete First Season For XBOX ONE The Walking Dead was the game to set-up a genre of dark and story driven gaming. Divided in five mind blowing episodes, the games keeps you on the edge of your seat all the time. Right from the very moment from where the game begins, your each move, your each decision changes how the game will progress and it becomes really messy at the end. XBOX Gold members can redeem the game between 16th October and 31st October.
The Walking Dead:
Season 1 (400 Days) For XBOX Arcade The Walking Dead: 400 days is a DLC to the original game. However, the game has no major story tie-ups with the original game. The game is set somewhat in between the timeline of the original game though. The game lets you play the five protagonists which may or may not play their part in the second season of the Walking Dead depending upon how you play the game. XBOX Gold members can redeem the game between 16th October and 31st October.
Super Meat oy For PS4, PS Vita Free till 31st October
Super Meat Boy is a independent video game developed by indie game developers Team Meat. It is a classic run of the mill platformer where you have to finish the level to move on to the next. Objective is quite simple, you have to save your heavily bandaged girlfriend Bandage Girl from the evil scientist Dr. Fetus. While everything seems fine, the game becomes so tough in later stages that your fingers will begin to cry for mercy.
Broken Age For PS4, PS Vita Free till 31st October
From the maker of cult classic Grim Fandango, which by the way was remastered this year, comes another good game — Broken Age. The game takes place in split screen and is played with two characters. While neither character interacts with each other, their interaction with other objects in the game world will take the story forward for both.
Extended For PS4, PS3 Free till 31st October Unmechanical was available as a 2.5D puzzle via various platforms, even iOS. This extended version is well put together and a beautifully created extended version of the original game. It is a typical puzzler, which is good looking as well.
Chariot For PS3 Free till 31st October
Chariot is a co-op platformer which lets your ride a chariot. It is a not a simple platformer as the objective is to lug around an object, the Chariot, to the end of each level to end it. You do have think how the stage will go before the stage begins. You will require a friend to play it with though.
KickBeat PS3, PS Vita Free till 31st October
Have you ever thought about fighting on songs as a cool way to pass time? Well, this is the right game for you. KickBeat is a martial arts based action game, which requires you to press the corresponding buttons according to the music that is playing. The game mechanics are somewhat similar to Dance Dance Revolution.
Kung Fu Rabbit PS3, PS Vita
In the name of everything cute and fluffy, you must save the baby bunnies. Yes, that is the what you are tasked with in Kung Fu Rabbit. The objective is quite simple with this platformer. You are the Kung Fu Rabbit, who is a master of martial arts and has to save the baby rabbits from unknown evil forces.