Windmills, a new Metroidvania developed by Poor Locke, will
be free to play exclusively on GX.games for three months before it
will be available anywhere else. This adds yet another exciting
title to the roster of paid games playable for free on GX.games,
including Chronicon and Textorcist.
Norway, Oct. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting your
hands on high-end indie games for free is awesome. But what's even
sweeter is being able to play those games before everyone else.
That's why, GX.games - a platform full of indie games for you
to play, is introducing its first exclusive game, Windmills,
available now through to December, before being released on any
other gaming platforms.
Lovingly crafted over almost two years by Greek developer
Dimitris Locke, under the guise Poor
Locke, Windmills, is a story-rich, combat-focused metroidvania,
forged in the spirit of games like Dark Souls and Elden Ring. The pixel-art platformer also
features mechanics and easter eggs that will no doubt appeal to
fans of the popular ninja-themed action-adventure game, The
Like all the free indie games on GX.games, Windmills has been
beautifully crafted using GameMaker, the fastest and friendliest
cross-platform game development technology. Alongside Opera GX, the
world's first gaming browser with over 17 million users, GameMaker
and GX.games are part of an ecosystem dedicated to supporting
creators and developers, while providing gamers with exclusive
access to uniquely original and creative games.
"The games available on GX.games are cool indie games that
you can dive into whenever you have a break or some spare time.
This is why millions of GX.games users have already experienced
top-end indie games like Chronicon, Seals of Bygone, Tunnel of
Doom, Totemlands and Dyo for free, since we introduced monthly free
games back in the summer. For October, we're taking things to the
next level and giving users exclusive access to Windmills, before
its launch on other platforms next year" said Mattijs de Valk, VP Content Acquisition at
Opera. "Offering Windmills exclusively, demonstrates the unique
strength of the GX.games, GameMaker and Opera GX ecosystem, which
has been forged to support creators throughout every step of the
development process and connecting those games straight into our
audience of over 17 million gamers on Opera GX" he added.
In addition to Windmills, GX.games has also added
Chronicon (10/10 Steam) - an expansive, fantasy-based APRG
that will appeal to fans of Diablo or Torchlight. In Chronicon,
players must discover the magical device known as Chronicon, which
allows them to travel into the souls and memories of fallen heroes
and unlock epic adventures where loot and monsters await.
Every two-weeks, GX.games adds a new top-notch and fantastic
indie game to the platform which has been created using GameMaker,
which users can play for free as much as they like for up to
three-months. Currently, users can get free access to popular tiles
such as Seals of Bygone, Dyo, Tunnel of Doom and
To experience these games for free, users will need to open or
download Opera GX - the gaming-centric version of the
Opera browser [OPRA]. They can then access GX.games by
navigating to the website or directly from the GX Corner in the
browser. They can start playing games, including the premium indie
titles instantly, without the need to create an account or to
download any of them.
GX.games is also home to hundreds of awesome games which have
been created and shared on the platform for free using GameMaker,
the multi-million downloaded 2D game development engine that is
part of the Opera Gaming family.
Opera GX was built with gamers in mind. The browser offers tons
of visual customization options, sounds, ability to control your
hardware's RGB lighting and includes unique features like CPU, RAM,
and Network limiters, to prevent lag so games run smoothly, while
also introducing Discord and Twitch in the sidebar to ensure
players don't miss a beat.
About Opera GX
Since its inception in 2019, Opera GX
has quickly become the browser of choice for millions of gamers
seeking a more custom internet experience. Along with countless
customization options including color themes, sound effects,
background music, and a gaming-inspired design, GX includes CPU,
RAM and Network Bandwidth limiters that make the browser less
resource-hungry and leave more of the computer's resources for
gaming. The browser also includes a Hot Tabs Killer feature, which
lets users "kill" the most resource-draining tabs and GX Cleaner to
purge those old unwanted files.
Opera is a global web innovator. Opera's
browsers, news products and fintech solutions are the trusted
choice of hundreds of millions people worldwide. Opera is
headquartered in Oslo, Norway and
listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange (OPRA).
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