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Last night I re-upped my Final Fantasy XIV subscription. Naturally this made it an ideal time for Square to announce a free weekend for its fantasy MMORPG. I haven't been in the game since late 2013, and given my dissatisfaction with pretty much everything at the moment, I figured why not return...

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Steam is opening the gates this weekend, offering 10 games for free starting at 10AM PT on Thursday, October 16. Free weekends allow players access to the games for free for a limited time, usually through Sunday at 1PM PT, and Valve says these 10 games will be available for purchase at "tremendous...

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Have you always wanted to head back to Darkfall Unholy Wars but never quite had an excuse to do so? If so, you're getting one now. Aventurine is turning on open access to all of the game's servers this weekend, from Friday, October 3rd, until maintenance on Monday, October 6th. Everyone will be abl...

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Sony is offering free access to online multiplayer modes in all PlayStation 4 games this weekend in North America and Europe, giving players a taste of the matchmaking features bundled with a PlayStation Plus membership. The trial period begins Friday, September 26 at 12:01 a.m. PST, and extends...

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Final Fantasy XIV is looking to pull back in its lost brothers, sisters, and furries with a free login weekend. From 3:00 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 18th, through Monday at the same time, inactive accounts will be switched on. The free weekend is only for previous players who purchased the game an...

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Overkill Software announced that the next batch of free content for its co-op heist sim Payday 2 is due to launch later this week on PC platforms. The new Shadow Raid heist is a stealth-only mission in which players must infiltrate a PMC warehouse in search of a stolen suit of samurai armor. Sec...

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Microsoft's Xbox Live Gold subscription service is free to access on Xbox 360 consoles this weekend, making Xbox entertainment apps and online multiplayer gameplay available for all Xbox Live members in the United States and Canada. While the free weekend coincides with the upcoming beta launch ...

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Sega's military strategy game Company of Heroes 2 and Volition's open-world fever dream simulator Saints Row 4 are next in line to get the Free Steam Weekend treatment. Both games are free to download and play via Steam starting today and extending through Sunday at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Compa...

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Runic Games' Diablo-like loot-'em-up Torchlight 2 is free to try this weekend on Steam. If you and your friends have been looking for a chance to delve into its cooperative multiplayer component, you might want to organize a dedicated dungeon raid party right about ... now. If you like what you ...

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So you bought Final Fantasy XIV, and you subscribed for a while, but you stopped subscribing before the first major patch. Maybe you were tired of waiting for it, maybe you had other things to play, maybe you were hoping the game would go free-to-play by now. Whatever the case, you can pop back int...

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If you find a PlayStation 4 stuffed in your oversized Christmas stocking this year, you'll want to redeem its included PlayStation Plus subscription ASAP, as members will receive access to a free trial version of Killzone: Shadow Fall's multiplayer component this coming weekend. From December 28...

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Starting on October 4, Microsoft is unlocking Gold level subscription services to all Xbox Live members. All Xbox Live users will be able to access Netflix, download some demos and even try out some GTA Online – or sample any other online multiplayer – until October 6. Okay, take a...

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Sega's manic crossover kart racer Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is free to play this weekend on Steam. If you find yourself smitten with developer Sumo Digital's love for Sega's back catalog, the full game can be unlocked for 75 percent off of its regular price at $7.49. Sonic & A...

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So you bought RIFT, and you played it for a while, and then you stopped. Now you're not playing RIFT. But now you also know the game is going free-to-play in June, and so you could jump back in. But you don't know if you want to, you've lost track of the patches... you're just not sure. What you re...

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is free-to-play this weekend on Steam and it's on sale for 33 percent off, $40 for the standard game and $54 for the Digital Deluxe edition. The sale runs through Monday, February 25, and the free weekend ends on Sunday, February 24 at 1 p.m. PT. The Digital Deluxe Edition...

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Gratuitous Space Battles is pretty much precisely what it says – massive, interstellar dogfighting for basically no reason, aside from the fact that it's fun. Give it a go for free this weekend on Steam for PC and Mac, now through Sunday, February 24 at 1 p.m. PT. If you discover that space-b...

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Awesomenauts is free this weekend on Steam, now through Sunday at 1 p.m. PT, and yes, that's pretty awesome. Anyone who plays for a while and ends up agreeing with this assessment, Awesomenauts will also be half off all weekend, through Monday, November 19. Awesomenauts has kept up a steady stream ...

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Rock of Ages is joining the season fun with a PC update that includes a redesigned matchmaking system, the ability to practice against the AI while waiting for online opponents, and most importantly of all, a new ghost boulder with cool cloth physics. That's right – cool cloth physics. Tell y...

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Sleeping Dogs and Payday: The Heist are both discounted this weekend, and one of them gets a free weekend as well. Guess which one. We'll give you a hint: It's the one with guns. OK, another hint: It tells the story of career criminals. Got it? That's right, Payday: The Sleeping-Dogs Heist. Fine, i...

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