Sony has dropped its list of games that will be available for free for the month of September via PlayStation Plus, the Japanese company’s online service that provides discounts and free games to loyal PlayStation users.
After offering “Tricky Towers,” “Rebel Galaxy,” “Yakuza 5,” “Retro/Grade,” “Patapon 3” and “Ultratron” to PlayStation Plus subscribers this August, Sony is looking to provide more action-packed adventures to players this month of September with its new lineup of free games.
Taking to the official PlayStation blog on Wednesday, PlayStation Plus content partnership manager Greg Lewickyj revealed six titles that will keep gamers entertained next month, free of charge. Take a look at the full list of the games and the consoles where they will be available below.
“Lords of the Fallen” - PS4
This action RPG developed by Deck13 Interactive and CI Games was released for the PS4 in October 2014. The game chronicles the adventure of Harkyn through mysterious environments with beasts and enemies abound amid a war between gods and humans. GameSpot has likened this game to “Souls” in its review and even noted that it offers “dark-fantasy pleasure.”
“Journey” - PS4 and PS3
Released in 2012, “Journey” is a critically acclaimed adventure game by thatgamecompany. Described by its developer as an interactive parable, “Journey” takes players to a desert experience that is sublime in every way. IGN calls this game an “exotic adventure with a more serious tone” that involves the discovery of an ancient civilization.
“Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands" - PS3
“Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands” is Ubisoft’s 2010 installment for the “Prince of Persia” series. The game is centered on the adventure of the Prince after his escapade in Azad. In this installment, the Prince will learn that his brother’s kingdom is under siege by an army of destruction. Gamesradar perceives this title as more linear and more focused than its predecessors with enjoyable trap-filled environments to explore.
“Datura” - PS3
Plastic’s “Datura” is a first-person action game that lets players experience a disturbing storyline about a patient who wakes up in an ambulance that for some unknown reason has ended up in the middle of a mysterious forest. Released in 2012 for the PS3, IGN says “Datura” takes players to a “drug-laced trip” due to the presence of the hallucinogenic family of flowers, called Datura, in the woods.
“Badland” - PS Vita, PS4 and PS3
“Badland” is a game by Frogmind Games that was initially released for mobile gaming platforms in 2013. It was eventually redesigned for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita. Filled with traps, puzzles and obstacles, “Bandland” offers a “unique physics-based endless runner-esque experience,” according to Push Square.
“Amnesia: Memories” - PS Vita
Idea Factory’s “Amnesia: Memories” is a Japanese visual novel that centers on the female protagonist who needs to choose from a variety of male characters to be her partner. The game lives up to its title because it begins with the female protagonist waking up and realizing that her memories are gone. The game has received a User Score of 7.3 from Metacritic, with players saying that it exudes “heartfelt emotions” and offers a genuinely “enjoyable” experience.
All six games are going to be available for free via PlayStation Plus starting on the first Tuesday of September.