Game news Amazon Prime Gaming: January 2023 “free” games are available, two masterpieces and retro games to grab
Published on 28/12/2022 at 10:48
Two masterpieces to end 2022 in style: that’s what Amazon Prime Gaming offers to all subscribers, alongside retro titles more focused on Versus Fighting and brawling.
Dishonored 2: a level-design masterpiece by ArkaneThe Metal SlugMany bonus fighting gamesHow to get the games?
It’s not just the Epic Games Store that offers games at the end of the year. This is also the case for Amazon, for all subscribers to its Prime service. The latter grants many advantages in exchange for a monthly payment, but few people know that this also means games to recover. For the month of January and the year to follow, ten new titles are offered by Amazon, including a masterpiece and cult retro games!
Dishonored 2: a level-design masterpiece by Arkane
Rated 19/20 in the columns of JV, Dishonored 2 is considered a masterpiece. It is the very example of a successful sequel and still displays the quality of Arkane’s French goldsmiths. A must-have title for action / stealth enthusiasts, it is a level-design reference and offers flawless replayability: whether you’re the discreet type or prefer the hard way, Dishonored 2 always has what it takes to you and it would be a shame to deprive yourself of it.
It’s not one but three games from the Metal Slug series which are also offered to all Amazon Prime subscribers with Metal Slug, Metal Slug 3, Metal Slug X. Essential Run & Gun license born at the time on arcade and Neo Geo, it offers players the opportunity to embody a soldier in a 2D game having to kill his enemies and save his companions using different weapons. Perfect for short gaming sessions, especially while waiting for the Metal Slug Tactics in development at Dotemu.
Metal Slug, Metal Slug 3, Metal Slug X
Lots of bonus fighting games
Alongside these masterpieces, Amazon has stocked the Christmas sock with numerous retro Versus Fighting games released on Neo-Geo. It is the license The Last Blade which appears, as well as the opus King of Fighters 2003 and Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers. We also note the presence of the compilation for the 40th anniversary of the publisher SNK with SNK 40th Anniversary Collection as well as the shooting game Twinklestar Sprites published in 1996.
SNK 40th Anniversary Collection, Twinklestar Sprites et The King of Fighters 2003
The methods of obtaining the games below vary by title. In any case, you must have a Prime subscription to benefit from the offers and go on this page to retrieve the titles. Some, like Dishonored 2, will give you a code to enter on external platforms like GoG. The procedure is often very detailed depending on the game.
Moreover, it is worth remembering that Amazon is not the only platform to offer free games. This is also the case for the Epic Games Store until January 15. Today until 5:00 p.m., the game Severed Steel is to be recovered: it is a first-person shooter in which the player embodies a sniper with only one arm to overcome his enemies. All he has to do is steal the weapons of your victims left on the ground. A supercharged title with Matrix looks.