The Best of Big Download: August 24-30


The last full week of August has news and downloads take something of a breather compared to the past few weeks, but there was still plenty to report on in the PC gaming world. As usual we break down the last seven days on our site for you.
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  • Fall 2009 For PC Games: We are on the edge of the biggest part of the year for new PC games. Check out Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of our feature that looks at the entire list of games and also check out our top 10 most anticipated PC games on our list.
  • Reviews: Check our our verdicts on the second chapter of Tales of Monkey Island along with the indie game Osmos.
  • Team Fortress 2 Hats Checklist: Want to know what hats are available in Valve's multiplayer shooter? We got you covered (so to speak).
  • Mac Monday: This week Mac gamers have two games to check out: Big Kahuna Words and Mega Brickbash 3000.
  • Boot Disk: Our retro games column this week looks at a true PC game classic: Outcast.
  • Big Ideas: Our weekly look at game themes takes on the question on how old can you be to get into playing PC games.
  • Playing For Free: It's the debut of a new column that looks at the growing genre of free-to-play online games. This week we look at Quake Live.
  • Freeware Friday: Our weekly look at conventional free games takes a look at a classic title: Starsiege Tribes.

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This article was originally published on Joystiq.