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Prime Gaming deals Indiana Jones, Battlefield and more for August

It’s a good month to be a Prime Gaming member, as Amazon’s PC service adds a set of quality titles, including maybe the best Indy game of all time.

A Lucas classic

If you’ve never played it, and I suspect that there are a lot of ‘modern gamers’ who’ve not, Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis is adventure-gaming excellence. And when I say that, I don’t mean that in a modern way. No, this is a pure classic, pointing and clicking all the way.

Originally released in 1992 for the PC, FoA spun out of LucasArts. This was a legendary era for the company overall, that saw the release of games like Day of the Tentacle, the legendary X-Wing, and the Super Star Wars series on consoles. But even as the company spread its wings creatively, it was this little adventure title that was my personal favorite.

Aside from the fact that I’m a huge fan of the character, so I’m a bit biased, I’m pretty sure I’m safe in saying that Lucas hit the bullseye here. Fate of Atlantis felt like a ‘real’ Indiana Jones adventure, and in a series that wasn’t fated to see another one of those for a long time, it was Heaven-sent.

The storyline fits right in with the classic Indy tales, the script is pretty darn good, and the look is perfect. Yes, it might be dated in almost every way now, but if you’re a fan too, then by all means play this one. I’m pretty sure you’ll find it worth your time.

Aside from that, there are other great freebies this month too. Both Battlefield 1 and V are still out there (V is coming up, and 1 ends on the 4th), and there’s a solid slate of smaller releases to play as well.

Scroll down to check it all out.

This month’s biggest offers include:

  • Battlefield 1 – Available now until August 4, Prime members can claim the Standard Edition of the first-person shooter game Battlefield 1 for free on PC. In the true multiplayer sandbox experience, take to the skies and engage in high-octane dogfights through treacherous landscapes, or have a battleship obliterating the coast from the sea, and engage in some of the biggest battles ever seen as empires clash for supremacy.
  • Battlefield V From August 2 through October 1, Prime members can also grab the Standard Edition of Battlefield V on PC. Battlefield V delivers the most immersive gameplay of the franchise in a sandbox environment that takes players back in time to the battles of World War 2, allowing players to feel the force of the fight and truly shape the war as the war shapes them. 
  • Genshin Impact The action role-playing game developed and published by miHoYo lets players experience an immersive single-player campaign as a traveler from another world. There, they will embark on a journey to reunite with their long-lost sibling and unravel the mysteries of Teyvat. Be sure to grab 60x Primogems, 8x Hero’s Wit and 5x Mushroom Pizza to help rank up your favorite character while adventuring in the world of Teyvat!

August 2021 Free Games with Prime:

  • Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis The man with the hat is back in his greatest adventure yet in LucasArts’ iconic point-and-click adventure game. 
  • Metamorphosis – Play as a tiny bug, Gregor, in the first person adventure set in a surrealist world where player’s newfound abilities are their last and only hope for redemption.
  • A Normal Lost Phone In this puzzle video game explore the intimacy of an unknown person whose phone was found by the player.
  • Another Lost Phone: Laura’s Story – Jump into the social life of Laura in this spiritual sequel to A Normal Lost Phone.
  • Planet Alpha – In a beautiful alien world filled with mystery and danger, players must harness the power of night and day while struggling to survive.
  • Secret Files: Tunguska – Unravel one of the greatest mysteries of our time in the graphic adventure video game
  • Lost Horizon 2 – While the tensions between the superpowers threaten to tear the world apart, the British soldier has to save his family that has been caught by powerful enemies.

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Jason's been knee deep in videogames since he was but a lad. Cutting his teeth on the pixely glory that was the Atari 2600, he's been hack'n'slashing and shoot'em'uping ever since. Mainly an FPS and action guy, Jason enjoys the occasional well crafted title from every genre.

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