Here are 23 good games at $1 or less in the 2020 winter sales
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With the Winter video game sales in full swing, or winding down with giveaways in some cases, it’s always prudent to trawl for the good stuff that’s good and cheap. Like, less than $1 American cheap. That, my friends, is cheap. So, like last year, I went trawling through the terrible search systems of the online PC game platforms to find you some sweet deals.
Are they the newest games? No. Are they literally the cheapest games you can get? Also no. Are they better than every game you can play for free? Definitely not. But they are pretty good games and maybe you’ve tried those other games. Maybe you’d like to try some new games. Perhaps your relative sent you $5 for the holidays. Here’s now to make that $5 into five video games.
Quiet as a Stone — A casual, slow, minimalistic game of exploration in a beautiful digital environment. As much toy as game.
Super Hexagon — One of the greatest twitch-based games of modern times. On a personal note, Super Hexagon is the first video game I ever reviewed.
Bard Harder — A ridiculous fantasy visual novel about flirting your way to success when your combat skills just don’t cut it.
Shipwreck — An adorable, short top-down adventure game in the vein of classic Zelda games.
Rusty’s Rail — A tiny, funny little clicker game about trains for the idle crowd.
I feel bad for not including at least 25 games, but there just wasn’t that much great for cheap this year. I guess you could go get Deus Ex and its sequel Deus Ex: Invisible War for less than $1, but the interfaces… they just haven’t aged well.