Updated for January 2019. Microsoft’s Games with Gold program launched last year, but with two more games coming out each month, it’s getting difficult to keep track of which games are free and when. Due to reader interest, we’ve compiled an archive of the games to date, and we’ll update the list each month as more games are announced.
The GOG Winter Sale has just begun and, in addition to the usual round of discounted games, the site is giving away the full version of Full Throttle Remastered, normally priced at $14.99, for free.
Buying software and games directly from the manufacturer means likely paying full price. But there are other options for buying software and game licenses that can save you quite a bit of money. Check out SCDKey, where you can save big on licenses for products like Windows 10 and Red Dead Redemption 2.
Christmas just arrived early for Assassin’s Creed fans. Ubisoft is giving away the 2013 hit Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag for free from today until next Monday, December 18th. Here’s how to grab your copy.
When using the Xbox One interface, Microsoft lets users browse for games in the Xbox Store by a number of categories, but there’s no clear way to browse by genre. Here’s how to use the Xbox Store search to roll your own genre-based categories.
Everyone remembers and loves the classic Solitaire game included with Windows from 1990 to 2009, and may Windows users aren’t happy with the new universal Solitaire app in Windows 8 and Windows 10. Luckily, you can still play that classic style Solitaire on your Windows 10 PC, but you’ll need access to a Windows XP system to grab the necessary files. Here’s how it works.
The iPhone and iPad can be incredible gaming devices, but some types of games simply don’t play well with touch screen controls. For these types of games — sports, first person shooters, classic platformers — you’ll get the best experience with a physical iOS game controller. Here’s how to find an iOS controller, set it up, and start playing controller-enabled games.
PS4 owners can now stream their console games to their Windows PCs and Macs, although the default quality settings are a bit low and changing the settings in OS X isn’t straightforward. Here’s the trick to get the best resolution and frame rate from your PS4 Remote Play experience in OS X.
With frequent sales and awesome bundles, many Steam users now have libraries with hundreds or even thousands of games. Chances are there are at least a few games in your massive library that you’ll never, ever play. Here’s how to permanently remove a game from your Steam library, along with some less drastic tips for keeping things manageable.
Gamers of a certain age remember a classic era of gaming, full of CRTs, blinking lights, and plastic cartridges. But are our memories nothing more than biased nostalgia, or was there really something special back then that’s been lost in the shift to modern, online-focused games? Sarah Brown takes a look at how the themes of classic and modern gaming compare.