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Gone Home and Hob are free on the Epic Games Store

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The Epic Games Store (opens in new tab) continues to hand out free games on a weekly basis. This week you can snag Fullbright's first-person house-'em-up Gone Home and Runic Games' action-adventure Hob. They join Drawful 2, which is also currently free on Steam (opens in new tab), and Totally Reliable Delivery Service (opens in new tab), a new multiplayer physics game. 

Gone Home is a first-person exploration game where you play as a young woman who returns to find her family home empty. As you explore the house, you begin to uncover the drama surrounding each member of the family. It's an intimate and thoughtful story, which Logan described as "an affecting game that challenges you like no other" in his 85% review (opens in new tab).

If you're up for something a little more upbeat, then Hob is a puzzle-platformer where you play as a silent protagonist with a giant left arm. While its platforming might be clumsy at times, Andy awarded it 77% because of its vibrant world.

Gone Home, Hob, and Drawful 2 are all free to download until 8am PT/4pm BST on April 9. You simply need to sign in to your Epic account to claim them. Next week, Sherlock Holmes Crimes and Punishment is your Epic Store freebie (opens in new tab).

Rachel had been bouncing around different gaming websites as a freelancer and staff writer for three years before settling at PC Gamer back in 2019. She mainly writes reviews, previews, and features, but on rare occasions will switch it up with news and guides. When she's not taking hundreds of screenshots of the latest indie darling, you can find her nurturing her parsnip empire in Stardew Valley and planning an axolotl uprising in Minecraft. She loves 'stop and smell the roses' games—her proudest gaming moment being the one time she kept her virtual potted plants alive for over a year.