New free Amazon Prime games and how to claim them

Fans of strategy, metroidvania, and puzzle games with Amazon Prime will love August’s free games.

Prime Gaming has unveiled its new lineup of free games for the month of August. Games include classics like StarCraft as well as interesting indie titles like Beasts of Maravilla Island. Here are all the new games available this month and how you can claim them on different platforms.

This month’s new Prime Gaming free games include the following titles.

  • Beasts of Maravilla Island
  • Family Secrets: Toxic Promises
  • Recompile
  • Scourgebringer
  • StarCraft: Remastered
  • Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders

Beasts of Maravilla Island is a photography-themed puzzle adventure game set in a lush, isolated landscape. Family Mysteries is a Hidden-Object Puzzle series and the Poisonous Promises entry is now completely free. Recompile Zac McKraken is another puzzle game set in a world where everyone is getting less smart fast. Metroidvania fans might like Recompile, a massive digital dungeon filled with mystery and action. ScourgeBringer rounds out the indie list as a fast-paced roguelite platformer.

StarCraft: Remastered is probably the biggest pick of this month’s free games. The updated version of the real-time strategy classic is currently available for $15 on While the game is best known for its longstanding competitive scene, it also packs a ton of single-player and co-operative content. All of these free games can be claimed on the official Amazon Prime Gaming website.

How to claim free games on Amazon Prime

To claim free games on Twitch from Amazon Prime, go to the gaming rewards section of Amazon. Here’s a quick link.

From there, navigate to the individual game pages and click on the individual links for the games you want. Also included is a brief description of the game, so feel free to browse for games you’ve never heard of. Each free Prime game may have a slightly different claiming method as not all are available on every game platform.

After clicking the claim button for each free Prime game, players must launch them either through the Amazon Games client or through another separate launcher. This month’s StarCraft: Remastered must be activated by linking Twitch Prime and accounts. Claim each game whenever it comes out for precise instructions.