Free games for the New Year: Yeti

Chris Thursten at

As much a comedy sketch as an adventure game, Yeti casts you as the director of a nature documentary in the Himalayas. You’re in pursuit of the mythical creature itself, a beast of the wilds whose hobbies include brandy and dance music. The game’s humour is grounded in the Yeti’s increasingly improbable cosmopolitan lifestyle, the places he finds himself, and the things the film crew will do to facilitate him.

This week's best free PC games

Lewis Denby at

I love it when a game surprises me, and this week Yeti, a free adventure game from N developers Metanet Software, did just that. It's a delightful game that quickly heads in a direction you wouldn't expect. Meanwhile, [stranded] is an impressive but flawed top-down shooter, and both Abduction Destruction and The Art Piece as a Video Game are loaded with heaps of personality. Read on for more details on this week's best free PC games!