Everyone loves free games, well as long as they're good free games. Luckily now there's no shortage of offers and promos and a whole load of free Android and iOS games to fill your library even if your purse is empty.
Running for about a year now, Microsoft offer two free games a month that stay in your library permanently. I tend to download all of them, although some have been a bit hit and miss but hey, free so they're worth at least trying. They do offer some great games, previous months have included Charlie Murder, Dead Rising 2 and Dark Souls. The current Games With Gold Xbox 360 offering is Gotham City Imposters.
This has now been expanded to include Xbox One, although the games are only accessible as long as your Xbox Gold subscription stays active. Currently available is Guacamelee (highly recommended!) and Max: The Curse of Brotherhood.
Sony offer a similar service with a subscription to PlayStation Plus, Instant Game Collection offers free games across PS4, PS3 and Vita. I'm not subscribed to PS Network/Plus in any way, but having a look through the list of free games I think I should get signed up soon! Currently available is Doki-Doki Universe (cross-buy on all platforms), Dead Space 3 (PS3) and TowerFall: Ascension(PS4).
There are loads of fun free Android games, from Angry Birds and Subway Surfers, to Dead Trigger and Plants vs Zombies 2, there is no shortage of games and apps that won't cost you a penny, although some (most) have optional in app purchases. Also available for free on Android is our own Pac-Man style maze game, Jellyflug Antibody Assault (had to get the shameless plug in there!).
There are as many free iOS games too, in particular Half Brick are offering their entire catalogue for free for a limited time. You can also pick up Chicken Jumper, designed by local students and developed by us Trolls, for free on iOS!
What is your favourite free game? Is it something that was free all the time or did you manage to get it free during an offer? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter, we welcome all recommendation to save money on games!