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Overcooked 2's chef-on-chef co-op chaos is free on Epic

Overcooked 2 promo art.
(Image credit: Team17)

The excellent chef-em-up Overcooked 2 is free on the Epic Games Store until June 24. At the time of release PCG called this "a cheerful, non-violent co-op game that’s simple enough for the whole family to enjoy. It also happens to be one of the most intensely stressful games you’ll ever play."

Essentially, this game's charming co-op wrapper hides an often-brutal co-op romp: chef-on-chef action at the knife's edge of what's possible. While it's an iterative sequel it also introduces some major new elements, such as much more difficult levels that basically start exploding and shifting around while you're trying to get a stew in the oven.

If you've got someone to play with (and even if you don't: Overcooked 2 has online multiplayer) this is well worth picking up. The offer ends at 11am ET / 4pm BST on June 24.

Rich Stanton

Rich was raised by a Spectrum 48K in the Scottish wilderness, and this early exposure to survival mechanics made him a rooter-out of the finest news truffles, and suspicious of all the soft, civilised Amiga people. These days he mostly plays Counter-Strike and Rocket League, and is good at one of them. He's also the author of a Brief History of Video Games.