PlayStation Plus to Offer Transistor, Rogue Legacy Free in February

Transistor and Rogue Legacy are two of the highlights among six games being released for PlayStation Plus members in February.

Six new games will be available for free beginning February 3rd for PlayStation Plus owners, and it’s an impressive lineup that’s highlighted with critically acclaimed titles Transistor and Rogue Legacy.

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First off, here’s the full lineup that was revealed and what system(s) they will be released on at the PlayStation Blog.

  • Transistor – PS4
  • Apotheon – PS4
  • Yakuza 4 – PS3
  • Thief – PS3
  • Rogue Legacy – Vita/PS4/PS3
  • Kick & Fennick – Vita

Rogue Legacy will likely be the most popular of the bunch. At Metacritic, it received a favorable 85 out of 100 across 43 reviews. The 2D platformer takes players in a randomized dungeon for every playthrough. When a player dies, they pick a variety of characters to select and can use their eaned money to upgrade abilities and various manipulations. As they get stronger, the player can progress further in the dungeon.

Having Rogue Legacy on a device like the Vita is a no-brainer. It’s tailor-made for pick-up-and-play and shouldn’t be missing on anyone’s handheld now that it’s free.

Transistor is an action RPG made by Supergiant Games, the same group who did Bastion. The game received an 83 out of 100 among 47 different reviews at Metacritic. What are the titles that you are most looking forward to in February?

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