Epic is giving away two games this week: Overcooked 2 and Hell is Other Demons are being given out for free to all users of an Epic account. The former is a party game for co-op fans, the latter a retropixel platform shooter. The really big things aren’t – that’s what the Control cracker was given for free last week.
How long is the offer valid? Overcooked 2 and Hell is Other Demons will be available for free backup from June 17 to 24, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. each time. If you grab the games, you can keep them permanently.
But your time is valuable: Therefore, as usual, we clarify what kind of games these are and who should take a closer look.
Genre: Buy Party Game | Developer: Ghost Town Games, Team 17 | Release: 7. August 2018
Overcooked 2 – E3 trailer reveals sequel to the crazy co-op hit
What kind of game is Overcooked 2? In Overcooked 2 you can cook with up to three friends. To conjure up delicious dishes, you have to coordinate yourselves, chop vegetables, sizzle steaks and ideally be faster than the opposing team. You shouldn’t shy away from dirty tricks to outdo your opponents.
Suitable for Co-op fans will get their money’s worth with Overcooked 2. Even if you like to play with strangers online, you can have a lot of fun with the party game. And of course, Overcooked 2 is also great at parties, if you don’t let the mood spoil you.
It can go faster than you think! Do you want to see how GameStar host Michi Obermeier quasi-quits? Check out our cooking duel in Overcooked 2:
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Hell is Other Demons
Genre: Action Platforms | Developer: Cuddle Monster Games | Release: 20. May 2019
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What kind of game is Hell is Other Demons? In Hell is Other Demons you control your pixel figure from the side through hand-drawn levels that are teeming with demons. So you shoot your way free, which turns out to be pretty demanding because of the bullet hell bonds. Roguelite elements are supposed to provide replayability, while a cyberpunk synthwave soundtrack massages your eardrums.
Suitable for Retro fans, pixel lovers and “Dead Cells” connoisseurs could find a lot of fun in Hell is Other Demons. But you have to have a certain tolerance for frustration. If you like to get stuck in a game, this platformer is a good test for your teeth.
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