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Epic’s next free game is Diablo x Minecraft in co-op chaos

Riverbond is a blocky, colourful, chaotic adventure for up to four players in a destructible voxel world where breaking stuff is a way of life

A large green frog king bellows in Riverbond as players attack it in the desert.

Congratulations, you have unlocked another Thursday! That means it’s time for a new batch of free PC games on the Epic Games Store, as well as a peek on what’ll be on offer next week. This week, you can pick up the excellent XCOM 2 and mountain-climbing roguelike Insurmountable. Next week, they’ll be replaced by the voxel-based co-op game Riverbond.

Riverbond is about jumping into a brightly coloured voxel-based world and breaking things. Sure, there’s always a mission to complete, but the odds are good that it involves breaking stuff. You’ll face down hordes of cute enemies, as well as over-the-top bosses, and you can do that either solo or as part of a co-op team of up to four players.

It’s good, clean fun – it’s easy to jump into and immediately get into the action, and there’s plenty of stuff to find, weapons and other power-ups are hidden around the maps in treasure chests, so if you want to go hunting for goodies, you’ll definitely be rewarded.

Here’s the trailer:

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Riverbond will be free to own on the Epic Games Store starting April 21 at 8am PDT / 11am EDT / 4pm GMT.