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Free Game: The Empress Awakening is Free at Itch again


This week, get another free PC indie game – The Empress Awakening is a 3rd person fantasy hack and slash game inspired by ancient Middle Eastern legend and created in Unreal Engine.

This indie game normally costs $10, but it’s available for free download on Itch for a short time.

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Venture with our hero to the enigmatic isles of the old gods “Ba’als” and complete the courses to prove your worth, face new opponents, conquer ancient hurdles, and vanquish the usurper witch to release the people from her reign. The game was created by one individual, “Zafer Khatib,” on a low-end laptop using Unreal Engine 4.

Check out the game in action in the trailer video below:


Just head over to game page at Itch.io and click the “Download or Claim” button. Note that you must be logged in to do this.

This PC game usually costs $10 but for a limited time you can add it to your Itch account for free. If you wish, you can leave a tip for the developer but it’s not a requirement to get the game.

This is a DRM-free copy, which means you can download it, back it up and keep it forever without needing any clients such as Steam or Epic Games Store, and it will work on PC, Linux and Mac!

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  1. Well that was a short time. Back to $10 already.
    Apparently it went free for “download only” and not an option to claim the game. To force people to download it, and hopefully play it, according to this thread.


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