Sony reveals free PS Plus games for February 2018

(Facebook/rimegame)"RiME" leads the list of free PS4 games this month for PS Plus subscribers.

Members of Sony's PlayStation (PS) Plus premium service will get to enjoy a new batch of free games this month.

According to a report from Gamespot, owners of PS4, PS3, and PS Vita can start enjoying a short but interesting lineup of games with no extra cost. Leading the pack for PS4 is the adventure-puzzle game, "RiME." Developed by Tequila Works, the game was released in May of last year, and features a boy who finds himself on a mysterious island where different kinds of environmental puzzles are waiting to be solved.

Another is "Knack" by developer SIE Japan Studio. Originally released in November of 2013, the platform beat 'em up game features Knack, a living humanoid organism made up of relics, who goes through different kinds of enemies using his crystal relic powers, stealth abilities, and punching prowess, among others. Moreover, PS Plus members will also get to download for free the PSVR shooter game, "Starblood Arena," until March 6.

Meanwhile, PS3 owners can download the platform video game, "Spelunker HD." Developed by Irem Software Engineering and originally released in the U.S. back in November of 2010, the game is a remake of the 1985 "Spelunker" NES port version of the arcade game, this time, with HD graphics. Another PS3 title on the PS Plus service this month is the turn-based RPG, "Mugen Souls Z."

Originally released in the U.S. back in 2014, the game was developed by Compile Heart and served as the second installment in the "Mugen Soul" series of video games. On the other hand, PS Vita owners can download the tactical RPG "Grand Kingdom" from Spike Chunsoft, and the side-scrolling game "Exile's End" from Magnetic Realms.

In addition, Sony also announced a new item for gamers of "Gems of War." "Get your hands on the new PlayStation Plus Starter Pack starting February 13th through March 13th," read Sony's post on the PlayStation Blog. "The pack includes the Nobend Brothers troop, capable of causing all kinds of trouble on the gem board without even losing a turn. It also comes with 10 rare gem keys and 2,500 souls to level up all your new troops," it added.