Latest Free EA PC Game Is One of 1993's Best

Peter Molyneux's 1993 dystopian game Syndicate now available for free through EA's On The House promo.

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Electronic Arts has revealed the latest free PC game available to players via the publisher's Origin On The House promotion.

Replacing Theme Hospital is Syndicate, the 1993 dystopian game designed by industry veteran Peter Molyneux and Bullfrog Productions. GameSpot recently cited Syndicate as one of the reasons why 1993 was one of the best years in gaming.

Syndicate normally sells for $5. Head to the game's Origin page now to download your copy, which is yours to keep forever. There is no word on when Syndicate will be replaced by a new On The House game, so if you're interested, you may want to download it right away.

If you're looking for a newer Syndicate game, EA and Starbreeze rebooted the series in 2012 with a new console/PC shooter that GameSpot scored 8/10.

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NothingForMoney

Good ol Molyneux when he was actually good

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Warlord_Irochi

Awesome game indeed. Good memories.

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SuppaPHly42

noway that fool made syndicate he sucks at making games now did he have a stroke or something

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Michformer

That's funny: I recently bought the reboot (which was actually a good game, screw the fanboys) on Origin. I should consider checking the original out.

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DrunkenPunk800

I'll be sure to pick it up.


Despite all the fanboys complaining, I actually really liked the FPS reboot. It was a lot of fun.

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Michformer

<< LINK REMOVED >> Ditto. I just wish there were more of it. Reminds me of Shogo: MAD, another game with lots of style, but not much substance (an oldie but a goodie).

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tkw

<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Reminds me of Steel Gunner.

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Ultramarinus

So many people are talking bad about Molyneux but all his Bullfrog games were timeless classics and I'd rate Syndicate the best among them. It's unbelievably still very playable and fun unlike most other games from that time.

Everybody who was disappointed with the shooter 'reboot' of it should check our Satellite Reign, it's a true spiritual successor to Syndicate.

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Tranula

Hurry up and put BF4 on as free cause its the only way im gonna get it! HA BAZING!

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XIntoTheBlue

Too bad their latest attempt at making Syndicate was a total disaster and then some. What a joke that was.

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Michformer

<< LINK REMOVED >> That's like...your opinion, man.

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drocdoc

Just give us madden to the PC right along with EA access. Then I will be fine

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Frozenuxx

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lol FIFA it is!

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Frozenuxx

Looking at the man now, it's hard to believe that he "birthed" this game...

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FLEEBS

Wait, Molyneux has produced games that are actually good?!?!

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normanislost

<< LINK REMOVED >> yeah oddly enough he made games before fable

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Hekteur

<< LINK REMOVED >> Jeez...

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In case you want to know more about the man's actual career. Just saying, but the fact that the guy is now hated like the plague among the gamers crowd doesn't mean he never did anything good. Now, repeat after me "I will never hate someone again just because "the mass" wants me to hate him. From now on, I'll take real actual informations over raging comments".

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Daian

I'm still waiting for Red Alert 2 to be released for free. Would be great if they added achievements to these old games.

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alaskancrab

<< LINK REMOVED >> I like what I see!

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normanislost

awesome!

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Tranula

sweet