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Sci-fi Soulslike Hellpoint is free for keeps in the GOG Summer Sale

Hellpoint
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When the GOG Summer Sale kicked off last week, my first thought was, "What gives? Where's my free stuff?" There are plenty of good deals in the sale, yes, but frankly I have grown spoiled over the years and these days I don't get out of bed unless someone's waving a free game in my face.

Today, my question has been answered: The sci-fi Soulslike Hellpoint, the tale of a 3D-printed hero aboard a derelict space station overrun by interdimensional entities acting as puppets of malevolent Cosmic Gods (seriously, that's what the game description (opens in new tab) says) is now free for keeps. Just head to the GOG front page (opens in new tab), scroll down a bit, and click the "claim the game" button—you'll also have to agree to sign up to GOG's mailing list, but I think that's a fair ask for free stuff.

By all appearances, Hellpoint is an unremarkable, perfectly okay kind of game: It's got a 3.8/5 aggregate user score on GOG (opens in new tab), "mostly positive" user reviews on Steam, and a Metacritic rating of 64/100. That's not bad! It's not going to win any awards, but it doesn't sound like something you're going to regret installing on your PC, either.

Hellpoint will be on the giveaway table until 6 am PT/9 am ET/2 pm BST on June 16. GOG's Summer Sale runs until June 28—possibly enough time for more free stuff before it's over.

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.