Epic Game Store customers can download another new game this week, as Epic continues to lead the battle on Steam.
In an effort to dethrone Steam, Epic is giving away a new batch of free games every week.
This includes heavyweights like GTA 5, Civilization 6, and Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, as well as independent gems like Stranger Things 3, Overcooked, and Hello Stranger.
This week’s free game download is good, scoring an impressive 88% on Metacritic. Torchlight 2 is an action role-playing game with online cooperative gameplay.
“Torchlight II is filled to the brim with random levels, enemies and loot. Capturing all of the flavor and excitement of the original, Torchlight II expands the world and adds the features gamers crave, including online and LAN multiplayer. “
The game will be available for download and in-game until 4 p.m. UK time on July 23.
It will be replaced by two new gifts, including the excellent Tacoma and the elegant Next Up Hero dungeon crawler.
With four classes to choose from, you’ll have a variety of play styles at your fingertips. Each class can be played as male or female, with cosmetic features and custom looks to make your hero stand out.
Play co-operatively with your friends via LAN or the Internet for free. Our matchmaking service allows you to connect and play games with people around the world.
Explore the vast overworld and multiple central towns of Vilderan. Fight in rain, snow, day or night. Randomizing levels guarantees new layouts, paths, loot, and monsters every time you play.
NEW GAME PLUS
In New Game Plus, the game isn’t over until you say so. Once you’ve beaten the main Torchlight II campaign, you can start over with the same character for a significantly bigger challenge. You’ll keep all the skills, gold, and gear you’ve worked so hard for!
PETS & FISHING
These popular features are returning to Torchlight II in an improved form. More choices, better effects and your pet will always be going to town to sell your loot so you don’t have to.
Use GUTS, the Torchlight II editor, to create and share your work with the world! (Windows only)
Tacoma, meanwhile, is a first-person adventure game set on an abandoned space station.
“An abandoned space station. A mysterious AI. And you. The crew of the Tacoma Moon Transfer Station were going about their daily business when a disaster threw them into chaos.
“Find out what fate awaits them in Fullbright’s bold and innovative follow-up to Gone Home.”
Next Up Hero, a colorful dungeon robot, features hack-and-slash gameplay and lots of loot.
“Next Up Hero is a dungeon robot with hand drawn heroes who hack, slash, bongo-drum, boomerang and fight their way through Ventures. Pick your hero and start rolling dungeons, equipping and racing. maximize your stats. “