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Gaming

Lace ’em up: ‘FIFA 17’ is free to play this Thanksgiving weekend on consoles

Electronic Arts is kicking off a free weekend for FIFA 17 on Thanksgiving Day, giving PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players an opportunity to experience the latest entry in its long-running soccer sim franchise free of charge.
Gaming

Blizzard will offer an 'Overwatch' free weekend starting on November 18

If you haven't played Overwatch yet, next weekend will be a great opportunity. Starting November 18 and running until November 21, Blizzard will be making the game free for anyone to play, with all maps, modes and characters to choose from.
Gaming

Ubisoft celebrates 30th anniversary by making ‘Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon’ free later this month

After a failed scavenger hunt marketing attempt by publisher Ubisoft, the company will be giving away free copies of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon later this month for gamers on PC.
Gaming

Highly popular ‘Sonic CD’ free on iOS for a limited time

Sonic CD is considered one of the best 2D Sonic The Hedgehog games every created, and Sega has made it free for iOS users, albeit with ads. Android users can still get it for free through the Amazon Underground App.
Gaming

Cloud Imperium Games’ alpha version of ‘Star Citizen’ is free to play this week

An alpha version of the massively crowdfunded space combat and exploration game Star Citizen is free to download for new players this week as part of developer Cloud Imperium Games' Fall 2016 Free Fly event.
Gaming

Ubisoft gives away 'Beyond Good & Evil' via Uplay as sequel rumors reignite

Michel Ancel's revered action-adventure game Beyond Good & Evil will be free to download throughout October and November as publisher Ubisoft celebrates the 30th anniversary of its founding.
Computing

Grab a new GeForce GTX 10 Series card from EVGA, get a ‘free’ PowerLink adapter

EVGA is currently running a promotion that will provide customers with a free PowerLink adapter if they registered their EVGA GeForce GTX 10 Series card with the company. This adapter re-routes the power cables for a cleaner management.
Mobile

Haven’t taken your vacation yet? T-Mobile is offering free data for when you do

Summer may have officially come to a close, but T-Mobile is looking for ways to extend those fleeting, joyous months -- at least, by way of your phone bill. It is offering free data throughout Europe and South America.
Mobile

As this NFL season begins, stream all games for free if you’re a Verizon customer

Thanks to a new offer from Verizon, customers of Big Red will be able to watch live local and primetime games all without using a single byte of data. They simply have to download NFL Mobile to get started.
Gaming

‘Rocket League Rumble,’ complete with Mac/Linux support, lands this month

Psyonix has announced that in the next free update to Rocket League, Rumble mode will be introduced. It's a version of the game that includes wacky power-ups. Also included in the update with be beta Mac and Linux support.
Mobile

Safety Mode will soon be free for all Verizon data plans

Verizon will stop charging you for exceeding your data limit. It's an improvement upon Safety Mode which allows customers to continue accessing the internet at extremely slow speeds of 128kbps after you've used all your data.
Gaming

Xbox Live Gold members can play 'Forza Horizon,' more for free in September

Microsoft's Larry Hryb, known to gamers as Major Nelson, has revealed the free games to Xbox Live Gold subscribers next month. The games include Forza Horizon, Mirror's Edge, Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China, and Earthlock:…