Fez is free on the Epic Games Store, two more freebies coming next week

It's time for your weekly(ish) free game alert: Fez, the colorful 2D puzzle game with three dimensions, is now free for the week on the Epic Games Store.

Fez is a game about a little marshmallow-headed guy named Gomez who is shocked to discover that two-dimensional world in which he lives is actually only one side of four sides of a world with depth. Puzzles are solved by rotating the world's sides to align its portals and platforms. It's odd but really good: We hit it with a 90/100 review in 2013 and five years later, it still shone as a "stunning puzzle platformer with one of the best soundtracks in games."

And it's free, which as I always like to say it a big plus. Get it here.

Next week, Epic is going back to two giveaway games: The haunting puzzle platformer Inside, and because it's M-rated and thus not available to EGS users with parental controls enabled, the indie pixel platformer Celeste.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.