As part of CD Projekt Red's summer conference today, it was revealed that Retro City Rampage will be available on Good Old Games. Retro City Rampage, slated to arrive later this year, hearkens back to the 8-bit days of yore to deliver a parody of modern day open-world games, and it has generally been a topic of gleeful discussion among Joystiq staff.

In addition to Retro City Rampage, GOG.com has also acquired the first three games of the Tomb Raider series and Sid Meier's Colonization. Notably, the Tomb Raider collection has actually been "remastered for Windows." The Tomb Raider collection is $10, while Colonization is available for $6. On June 19, indie game Tiny and Big will also come to GOG, for $10 ($9 for pre-orders). Finally, GOG.com is hosting a special pre-order program for the upcoming indie adventure title, Resonance. Those who pre-order will receive a 10 percent discount and access to a 4 hour playable preview of the game prior to its June 19 launch.

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GOG.com Swings Into Summer with Four Great Games & One Exclusive Playable Preview

Tomb Raider 1+2+3, Colonization, among classic releases from the digital DRM-free distributor, while retro mayhem mashup Retro City Rampage and quirky physics-based platformer Tiny & Big: Grandpa's Leftovers launch preorders as the newest indies on GOG.com

Warsaw, Poland (30 May, 2012) -- GOG.com, the digital distribution platform famed for no DRM, flat prices, and love of customers, announced a number of exciting releases today during the CD Projekt RED Group Summer Conference 2012, three indie day-one releases, an exclusive sneak preview, the return of the most famous archaeologist in gaming, and more.

Retro City Rampage is a parody of everything classic and holy in video games. It's a shooter, arcade racer, platformer, adventure, and a lot more--open-world packed in an authentic 8- bit experience. With 50+ story missions, 30+ arcade challenges, 25+ weapons & power-ups, and an amazing retro soundtrack featuring virt, Freaky DNA and Norrin Radd, Retro City Rampage is truly a "blast from the past", and a guaranteed retro hit.

Tiny and Big is a weird and humorous platformer, which features small tech-nerd Tiny, equipped with a with a laser cutter, a gripping-device, rockets, and the determination to find the only heritage grandpa left him: his underpants. Tiny and Big features great characters, a truly bizarre setting and story, a completely destructible, immersive environment, and unique sandbox gameplay based on slicing, grappling, pulling, pushing, and jumping. Tiny and Big is available for pre-order now with a 10% discount for only $8.99 until its release on June 19, 2012.

Resonance is an adventure game from Wadjet Eye Games, publishers of Gemini Rue and the Blackwell series. It's a an atmospheric sci-fi thriller with wonderful retro pixel-art graphics, great storyline, original soundtrack, and a few unique twists to the adventure genre. The game is available for pre-orders right now on GOG.com at 10% off for just $8.99, and anyone who picks it up before the game launches on the 19th of June will be able to experience the Playable Preview of the game, with 4 different playable characters to keep you occupied for the first 4 hours of this promising adventure game's story. This is not just for the people who bought it from GOG.com--gamers who pre-ordered the Resonance physical boxed edition from Wadjet Eye Games for $25 will get GOG.com codes and access to the Playable Preview as well.

But indie games aren't the only thing that GOG.com announced today; they also added two fantastic and highly-requested games to their catalog: Tomb Raider 1+2+3, and Sid Meier's Colonization. Tomb Raider is the most popular action-adventure franchise in PC history thanks to Lara Croft--Indiana Jones-style archaeologist adventurer and a pop-cultural phenomena with a sexy physique and deadly arsenal. The three first games of the series are available in a bundle--for the first time remastered for Windows!--for only $9.99. Sid Meier's Colonization a turn- based strategy in which player becomes the conquistador of the New World. Based on the strategy classic Civilization, it builds on and improves the original ideas to deliver a strategy gem that can be replayed forever. Civilization is available on GOG.com for only $5.99. Finally, GOG.com also recently announced that the original Carmageddon will be coming to GOG.com soon. Carmageddon is a blood and oil-fueled arcade racer which gained a lot of controversy and, at the same time, hordes of dedicated fans, because for the ridiculous amounts of violence and gore in the so-called "racing" game. Carmageddon Max Pack, which includes the original Carmageddon and its expansion Splat Pack, is coming soon to GOG.com for $9.99.

Last, but not least, The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition is available with a 40% discount for only $29.99 for the next week. GOG.com users can not only get one of the best PC RPGs ever for this incredibly low price, but also, by purchasing The Witcher 2, you'll help make CD Projekt RED Studio's new project--a cyberpunk RPG based on the futuristic pen and paper Cyberpunk® universe by Mike Pondsmith.

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