Orwell and Europa Universalis IV free at Epic Games Store

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Starting today, Orwell: Keeping an Eye on You and Europa Universalis IV are free at Epic Games Store. The free game offers run until August 17 at 11 AM Eastern. Once you claim them, they’re yours to keep.

Orwell: Keeping an Eye on You comes from indie developer Four Quarters. It was originally released in 2016.

Here’s a description of the game from the Epic Games Store:

Big Brother has arrived – and it’s you. Investigate the lives of citizens to find those responsible for a series of terror attacks. Information from the internet, personal communications and private files are all accessible to you. But, be warned, the information you supply will have consequences…

Orwell is a new governmental security program that has the power to survey the online presence of every person in The Nation. It can monitor all personal communications and access any computer. To preserve the privacy of citizens, human researchers examine the data Orwell finds and decide which pieces of information should be passed on to the security forces, and which should be rejected.

Meanwhile, fans can claim a second free game this week in the form of Europa Universalis IV. Here is a description of the game from the Epic Games Store:

Paradox Development Studio is back with the fourth installment of the award-winning Europa Universalis series. The empire building game Europa Universalis IV gives you control of a nation to guide through the years in order to create a dominant global empire. Rule your nation through the centuries, with unparalleled freedom, depth and historical accuracy. True exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy will be brought to life in this epic title rife with rich strategic and tactical depth.

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