demo posts

Download: Cities in Motion Demo

This is the playable demo for Cities in Motion, the game where players design and run the transportation infrastructure for a bustling city. The demo includes the tutorial and goes on for one in-game year. System requirements are shown after the jump. The full game releases on February 22nd.

"Cities in Motion sees players develop and operate their own public transport company building a travel network across Vienna, Berlin, Helsinki and Amsterdam using more than 30 different modes of transport including buses, trams, subway trains and water buses. As each city develops and grows the player must continue to meet the ever changing transport needs of its commuters, while at the same time ensuring it remains as profitable as possible. Featuring an in-depth campaign mode made up of 12 scenarios along with an open ended sandbox mode, an advanced map editor that allows players to create their own cities, plus much more, Cities in Motion will challenge players to create the perfect public transport system that has no cancellations, no delays and where the passengers are always happy!"

Download Cities in Motion Demo (232 MB)

Download: Shattered Origins: Guardians of Unity Demo

This is the playable demo for Shattered Origins: Guardians of Unity, a sci-fi themed tactical shooter with elements of strategy, RPG, and arcade gameplay.

Download Shattered Origins: Guardians of Unity Demo (277 MB)

Download: Men of War: Assault Squad Demo

This is the playable demo for Men of War: Assault Squad, a World War II themed real-time strategy game. It includes a level set in the Pacific Theatre and beating it unlocks a skirmish level based in the European Theatre.

"Men of War: Assault Squad features a completely new cooperative skirmish game mode with access to five different nations (Russia, Germany, USA, Commonwealth and, for the first time ever in the Men of War series, Japan) as well as increased realism and accessibility."

Download Men of War: Assault Squad Demo (1.11 GB)

Download: Dungeons Demo

In Dungeons, players design an underground lair to combat invading heroes and rival Dungeon Lords. This playable demo includes three levels, and completing them unlocks Survival Mode.

"A mighty hero stalks through a dark, dank dungeon making life miserable for hordes of pitiable monsters as he steals anything and everything not bolted to the floor. Been there, done that - about a thousand times? Then it is definitely time to switch sides and show that hero just who's who in the dungeon!

Assume the role of a mighty (and mighty evil) Dungeon Lord and create your own diabolical demesnes underground. Dim-witted goblin workers tremble as they await your orders and dig corridors and rooms into the rock at your command."

Download Dungeons Demo (524 MB)
Check out all Dungeons downloads

Download: New AI War and Light of the Spire Demos

Indie developer Arcen Games has released the 5.0 version of its space strategy game AI War. This major new update is free for previous owners of the game and re-balances nearly all of the ships in the main game along with AI improvements and more. You can check out the full and extensive patch notes right here. In addition an updated demo for the game is now available to grab at Big Download.

This week also sees the release of the game's third and latest expansion pack Light of the Spire. The $9.99 expansion pack contains a new single player campaign, over 180 new ships and lots more. A demo for the expansion is also available to grab at Big Download. Both the AI War demo and the Light of the Spire demo can be converted into the full versions by purchasing a license key. You can check out a trailer for the expansion pack after the jump.

Download the AI War 5.0 Demo for Windows at Big Download

Download the AI War 5.0 Demo for Mac at Big Download
Download the AI War Light of the Spire Windows Demo at Big Download
Download the AI War Light of the Spire Mac Demo at Big Download

Download: Atom Zombie Smasher Demo

This is the playable demo for Atom Zombie Smasher, a unique strategy game developed by Blendo Games. In it, players must save survivors from the 1961 zombie apocalypse by assembling an army of mercenaries and firing nuclear missiles from orbit to destroy the oncoming horde. The demo is available for Windows, Mac and Linux. System requirements are shown after the jump.

The full game can be unlocked from the demo or by visiting the official website.

"The only thing standing between peace and the zombie apocalypse is 90 million tons of Honest John baby nukes, 300 million tons of Vulcan-65 airstrike missiles, and a generous amount of napalm. Use them wisely."

Download Atom Zombie Smasher Demo [Windows] (24 MB)
Download Atom Zombie Smasher Demo [Mac] (31 MB)
Download Atom Zombie Smasher Demo [Linux] (25 MB)

Download: Crash Time IV: The Syndicate Demo

This is the playable multi-language demo for Crash Time IV: The Syndicate, a racing game where the player engage in adrenaline fueled car chases through out the streets of Cologne, Germany to take down a criminal organization. The demo includes a section of the single player campaign where players take part in reckless driving, a shootout, and a blind date they'll never forget.

NOTE: The demo requires an activation code, which can only be obtained by visiting the official game site and clicking the download button.

Download Crash Time IV: The Syndicate Demo (356 MB)

Download: NightSky Demo

This is the playable demo for the 2D physics based indie puzzle platforming game, NightSky.

"NightSky is an ambient action-puzzle game that offers a gameplay experience unlike any other-cerebral challenges fill uniquely designed picturesque worlds. Each of these worlds is broken into different areas in which the player must maneuver a sphere by using realistic physics to advance. The original soundtrack by experimental jazz musician, Chris Schlarb will further heighten the surreal experience."

Download NightSky Demo (26 MB)

Download: Alien Hallway Demo

This is the playable demo for Alien Hallway, an action shooter game developed by Sigma Team. In it, players use high powered weapons to defend against an endless horde of enemies. Continue reading after the jump to watch a gameplay video and for system requirements.

Download Alien Hallway Demo (48 MB)

Download: Miner Wars 2081 Pre-Alpha Demo

The pre-alpha demo for Miner Wars 2081. It has all the features that will be included in the full game, such as drilling, harvesting, weapons, etc. and will receive regular updates. However, demo players will be restricted to one sector of space. Players who want the full game can upgrade their account from within the demo or visit

Also note that this is an early, pre-alpha, version of the game and should be considered as a work in progress. Updates and features will be added regularly. System requirements are shown after the jump.

"Miner Wars is a 6DOF underground and space shooter played in a fully destructible environment and is a combination of single player story game and MMO. As a player, you operate an advanced mining ship in an open world asteroid belt area. You dig kilometers of tunnels, harvest the ore, travel the solar system, fight your enemies and discover mysterious alien secrets."

Download Miner Wars 2081 Pre-Alpha Demo (737 MB)
Check out all Minter Wars 2081 downloads

Gallery: Miner Wars


Our Writers

Steven Wong

Managing Editor

RSS Feed

John Callaham

Senior Editor

RSS Feed

James Murff

Contributing Editor

RSS Feed

Learn more about Big Download