Epic is giving away two games this week: Mothergunship and Train Sim World 2 are available to download for free for Epic account owners. The former is a roguelike shooter from the first person perspective, the latter a simulation for railway enthusiasts that lets you control the ICE and Co. yourself.
How long is the offer valid? You can grab Mothergunship and Train Sim World 2 for free from July 29th to August 5th, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. each time. If you secure the games, you can keep them permanently.
But time is a rare commodity: Therefore, like every week, we clarify here what the two games are about and which types of players should take a closer look.
Genre: Bullet-Hell-Shooter | Developer: Grip Digital, Terrible Posture Games | Release: 17th July 2018
Mothergunship – Launch trailer for the colorful mix of Bullet Hell & Ego Shooter reveals the release date
What kind of game is Mothergunship? Roguelike, first person shooter and bullet hell is a combination that rarely comes together. It happens with the first Epic gift mothergunship! You assemble completely exaggerated weapons, for example, combine machine guns with flamethrowers and rocket launchers. With this you will recapture the earth from robot aliens and huge boss opponents who cover the whole screen with massive projectiles. Between each run you keep improving your shooting club.
Suitable for Gamers who enjoy breathless action and over-the-top optics should take a look at Mothergunship. The first-person shooter receives 80 percent positive reviews from users on Steam. Mo thergunship also did well in our test:
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Mothergunship in the test – rocket launcher, homemade brand
Train Sim World 2
Genre: Train driver simulation | Developer: Dovetail Games | Release: 20. August 2020
Train Sim World 2 – Trailer gives departure signal
What kind of game is Train Sim World 2? A simulation for friends of the railways awaits you with the second Epic gift of the week. In Train Sim World 2, as a locomotive driver, you control an ICE from Cologne through Europey, transport goods in the USA or simply create your own scenario. Simulator fans get, among other things, control of the train’s acceleration and braking control and have to cope with simulated driving physics.
Suitable for Anyone who has always wanted to control a train themselves will find the right game in Train Sim World 2. Of course, you need training before you understand all the simulation aspects and can implement them correctly. On Steam, 83 percent of reviewers are convinced.
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