The Epic Game Store has become a major storefront in the PC world, shoulder to shoulder against Steam. It has served as an inspiration for other publishers to make their own private launchers. Despite its flaws, a lot of gamers are still flocking to the client, as it gives users two free games a month, permanently. A lot of great games were included in this program, including the Batman Arkham Trilogy, Celeste, Inside…

Epic Games Store along with its many exclusives

This week, the next pair of free games would be horror titles to celebrate Halloween. On October 24, Epic Store users would be able to download Layers of Fear: Masterpiece Edition and Q.U.B.E 2 for free.

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Layers of Fear would challenge your perspective of what is sane and what isn't

Layers of Fear is a psychological horror game developed and published by Bloober Team, the vision behind the cyberpunk adventure Observer and the nightmarish horror Blair Witch. The story puts you in the shoes of a painter who’s going mad, with the world splitting apart during the events of the game. It is a linear experience in which space is constantly shifting on players, creating unexpected developments and jump scares. A sequel, Layers of Fear 2, was released this year and has improved many aspects of the original.

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The mysterious paintings are coming to life

The other game, Q.U.B.E 2, is a puzzle game. Sequel to Q.U.B.E, this is an indie title with gameplay similar to The Witness or Talos Principle. Both Q.U.B.E and its sequel are developed by UK based game studio Toxic Games.

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Q.U.B.E 2 is an action-puzzle game that involves buildings and cubes

As the war between Steam and Epic Games Store heats up, more and more developers are picking Epic for their PC exclusivity. The reason behind this is Epic’s policy of paying developers upfront, along with its lesser cut of only 10% comparing to Steam’s 30%. Between the free games and exclusive titles, it is not a surprise that many users are making their way to the store. The overall quality of the storefront is still lacking compared to Steam, however.

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