With New Year celebrations just around the corner, it's understandable that you might not have time to trawl through our weekly Best Free PC Games archive, analysing every write-up to construct your own top ten list. So, since we understand the importance of ranking free games in order of perceived quality, we've done it for you. Here are PC Gamer's ten favourite freebies of 2011!
This week's pick of free games includes Nous, an abstract and colourful top-down blaster that manages to tell an engaging sci-fi story about psychology. It's thoughtful and immensely good fun, merging its various styles to present something that's both unique and accessible. Elsewhere, there's a Braid-influenced puzzle-platformer and a zombie survival strategy game, and we revisit BeGone, a
The internet is a scary place. It’s a place full of information, far too much for any one person to absorb even a fraction. It’s a place that caters to every desire, however depraved and esoteric. It’s a place full of other people. Isn’t that terrifying? And, more than that, you’re expected to interact with these people. Have discussions, comment on articles you’ve all read, and troll one
Ah, Spring appears to be upon us. But far from scurrying around outside, lapping up the sun's rays and trying to delude myself that it's warm enough to just wear a t-shirt, I've spent a portion of the month playing all the latest free games on the PC scene. And this month, a trend seems to have developed for unusually complex browser games. The Unity engine: we do love you. Read on for this