IGN has selected A Dark Room as its Free Game of the Month for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This game typically goes for $1-$2, it has only gone free a few times since it was released in February of 2014. It has collected an impressive 4.5/5 star rating from over 27,000 App Store users in that time.

Unlike typical price drops, you can’t just grab this freebie from within the App Store. You’ll need to do the following:

To redeem your free code, head over to this special promotion page and click on Get Free Game. Then open the App Store on your device and scroll down to redeem. Enter the unique code provided by IGN and the download will automatically begin.

Awake. Head throbbing. Vision blurry. Come light the fire and escape into a world you’ll never forget.

One of Apple’s Top 10 Paid Apps of 2014

#1 Game *overall* in the US, UK, Australia, Singapore and Canada. Ranked as one of the top 10 games in 17 countries worldwide.

Be sure to check out A Dark Room’s prequel: The Ensign

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Critical Acclaim:

“The game creates an enthralling parallax effect that can keep devoted players dosed, for hours, on the pleasurable sense of immersion…” – The New Yorker

“A Dark Room will blow you away with its evolving depth and variety. It’s exciting to discover something so unique and refreshing on the App Store. 5 stars” – Cult of Mac

“These are the twists you’ll find in the corners of “A Dark Room” — a game that’s always unpredictable and always intriguing.” – Huffington Post

“If Cormac McCarthy made an iPhone game, it would be this one… an unlikely but thoroughly deserving bestseller. And it’s as compelling as it is unsettling.” – Slate Magazine

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Giant Bomb, Zoe Quinn: Top 10 Games of 2013

Giant Bomb, Cara Eillison: Top 10 Games of 2013 (honorable mention)

Indie Games: Top 10 Game Dev’s Favorites of 2013

As always, you’ll find the rest of our best iOS/Mac deals and freebies in our daily roundups.

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