GameTap removing 97 free games


This Thursday, GameTap will remove 97 games from its gratis lineup, making them available only to Gold subscribers. The current free lineup consists of 145 titles, making this a 67% reduction in games. Of course, quality is more important than quantity in this situation, and there are several noteworthy titles (Tomb Raider: Legend, Deus Ex, Psychonauts) being removed.

Going forward, GameTap will make certain titles available free for one week only, which is something the service has been doing for almost half a year. It's unclear whether the cuts have anything to do with Metaboli taking over the service in the near future. Check out the full list of games being removed from the free service after the break.

[Thanks, Steve]

  1. 1942
  2. 1st Division Manager
  3. 3 Count Bout
  4. Art of Fighting
  5. Astrosmash
  6. Bagh Chal
  7. Ball 7 Deluxe
  8. Baseball Stars Professional
  9. Battle of Europe
  10. Bee 52
  11. Black Tiger
  12. Blast Miner
  13. BloodRayne
  14. Brian Lara Cricket 2007
  15. Bust-A-Move Again
  16. Cannon Fodder
  17. Captain Commando
  18. Captain Dynamo
  19. CJ in the USA
  20. Colin McRae Rally 2005
  21. Commandos 3: Destination Berlin
  22. D.N.A.
  23. Daikatana
  24. DarkStalkers®: The Night Warriors®
  25. Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition
  26. Disciples II: Rise of the Elves Gold
  27. DJ Puff's Volcanic Capers
  28. Dracula Twins
  29. Fallout
  30. Fast Lanes Bowling
  31. Fastlane Pinball
  32. Fatal Fury
  33. Flip Words 2
  34. Football Frenzy
  35. Ghosts'N Goblins
  36. Ghouls'N Ghosts
  37. Grand Prix Simulator
  38. Grell & Falla
  39. Hitman 2: Silent Assassin
  40. Ikari Warriors
  41. Jewelcraft
  42. Kamikaze
  43. King of the Monsters
  44. King of the Monsters 2
  45. Kizuna Encounter: Super Tag Battle
  46. Knights of the Round
  47. Lara Croft Tomb Raider®: Legend
  48. Lazer Force
  49. Legacy of Kain: Blood Omen 2
  50. Little Puff in Dragonland
  51. Marine Park Empire
  52. Mean Machine
  53. Mega Man®: The Power Battle
  54. Mercs
  55. Metal Slug
  56. Metal Slug 2
  57. Miami Chase
  58. Mig-29 Soviet Fighter
  59. Morning's Wrath
  60. Motocross
  61. Mr. Robot
  62. Murray Mouse - Supercop
  63. Mutation Nation
  64. Nemesis of the Roman Empire
  65. Olli & Lissa 3
  66. Poltergeist
  67. Pop-A-Tronic
  68. Prehistoric Isle in 1930
  69. Prince Clumsy
  70. Pro Boxing Simulator
  71. Pro Skateboard Simulator
  72. Psychonauts
  73. Puzzled
  74. Qix
  75. Rainbow Islands The Story of Bubble Bobble 2
  76. Rally Cross Simulator
  77. Rampage
  78. Rastan
  79. Restaurant Empire
  80. Rogue Trooper
  81. Sacred Gold
  82. Samurai Shodown
  83. Second Sight
  84. Sensible Soccer 2006
  85. Shark! Shark!
  86. Shock Troopers
  87. Slightly Magic
  88. Street Fighter® II': Champion Edition
  89. Stuntman Seymour
  90. Super Qix
  91. Texas Hold 'Em Poker
  92. The King of Fighters '95
  93. Thief: Deadly Shadows
  94. Tilt
  95. Tube-It
  96. Twinkle Star Sprites
  97. Warlords Battlecry III

This article was originally published on Joystiq.