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Theme Park may be the Bullfrog game that led to many a follow-up, but for my money Theme Hospital is just as good if not better. It's not just the amusing illnesses - such as Slack Tongue, Bloaty Head and Baldness - or its proficiency at filling up your hospitals with patient barf. The 1997 classic...

January 21st 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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You can reticulate splines like it's 1995 by grabbing the truly classic SimCity 2000 for free, thanks to Origin. EA's PC portal is offering the normally $5 special edition as the latest On the House freebie, but only for a limited time. Once you download it, it's permanently yours to play whenever...

December 10th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Wing Commander 3 is currently free to download through Origin as the latest "On the House" freebie for the platform. The game is free until September 2, at which point it will reapply its usual $4.99 price tag. The third game in the Wing Commander series, which dates back to 1990, first launched f...

August 6th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Thanks guys, that was amazing, thanks so much. I'd say I was speechless, but I've one more thing to announce... PEGGLE! FREE! Yeah! (cue music) Yeah! (ow my spine and dignity) No really, PopCap's ball-dropper is free right now for PC and Mac on Origin, and it's staying free until August 5. So what...

June 17th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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If you make games free, they will come. Battlefield 3 (of dreams) is next up as Origin's On the House freebie, and you can get it for free right now. DICE's military shooter - remember when Battlefield was a military shooter? - will remain free on the PC portal until June 3. EA's also extending th...

May 29th 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Origin is following the leads of PlayStation Plus and Games with Gold by offering selected free games across limited times - the difference is you don't pay to be an Origin member. It's unclear how often Origin's new On the House program is going to trot out its freebies, but for starters members c...

March 28th 2014 at 6:30am 0 Comments