Two free adventure games you cannot miss

A Story About My Uncle and What Remains of Edith Finch have a combined value of $33. Grab them while they're free!

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What Remains of Edith Finch is a visually stunning game of exploration and discovery.

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Game time! Epic Games and Humble Bundle are giving away a couple of unique, very well-reviewed titles -- but only for a limited time.

First up: What Remains of Edith Finch, free from Epic between now and Jan. 24. To get it and play it, you need an account and the Epic Games software client (both free as well).

Released in 2017 and available for Windows only, it currently sells for $20 on Steam, where it received "overwhelmingly positive" marks from players. It's a story-heavy game of exploration and family history.


A Story About My Uncle is a first-person platform adventure.

Coffee Stain Publishing

Next: A Story About My Uncle, a Humble offering available until Saturday. On Steam -- where you'll redeem the license -- it would cost you $13. The game is compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux.

Obviously there's a family element here as well, but A Story is definitely more action-driven -- a first-person platformer that sees you jumping and swinging in search of your lost uncle.

Its reviews are little more mixed, but did I mention it's free?

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