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It's been five years since GOG.com (Good Old Games) launched, though the team spent over a year prior working in secret, preparing for launch. This is just one of the many factoids dropped in the mini-documentary above chronicling the rise of the DRM-free classic games service. A lot of the vi...

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Digital distribution channel GOG.com has pulled Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics from its virtual shelves. The decision is in regards to new IP owner Bethesda, which officially took over full franchise rights from Interplay as of January 1, 2014. The settlement between the two companies wa...

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Today is your last chance to take advantage of Good Old Gaming's Winter Sale, with most of its catalog available for 50 percent off or more. Highlights include the Complete Wing Commander bundle for $11.92, a Sci-Fi Combat Sims bundle that includes Descent 1 - 3 for $10.94, and the Fantasy Through...

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Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics are free on GOG right now through Saturday, December 14 at 9AM ET. All this free Fallout is in celebration of GOG's 2013 DRM-Free Winter Sale, which offers more than 600 games for at least 50 percent off through December 29 at 9AM ET. GOG has roped in a...

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The selection of heavily discounted games in GOG.com's Black Friday slashfest may seem underwhelming if you don't subscribe to the service's nostalgic elevation of PC oldies - and that's okay. The Black Friday promo, which concludes on Tuesday, December 3 at 10:59 a.m. GMT, cuts 70 percent off t...

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Good Old Games has discovered a new branch of software compatibility wizardry that apparently involves a magic bucket, which has resulted in 36 games being added to its storefront for Mac. Some of these have previously been available for Mac on other services like Steam, but we're not one to quest...

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Responding to fan demand for a modern re-release of its acclaimed classic RPG Wasteland, InXile Entertainment is now offering up a repackaged version for purchase via Steam and Good Old Games. Released in 1988 for the Commodore 64, Apple II, and DOS, Wasteland puts players in control of a large ...

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Harebrained Schemes has announced plans to sell all future copies of Shadowrun Returns (as well as its upcoming expansions) sans pesky digital rights management schemes. "Thanks to a new agreement we were able to negotiate with our partners at Microsoft, Harebrained Schemes is pleased to announc...

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GOG is running an interesting promotion where select games are being offered, one at a time, for up to 80% off. But here's the weird part: GOG is offering the deals in limited quantities. "But, wait, how can it run out of games if they're being digitally distributed?" Good question, Timmy. Also, yo...

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GOG.com is holding a sizable sale on Activision properties this weekend. While the official number of discounted games is 32, the sale features a number of multi-game packs in series like Quest for Glory, King's Quest, Police Quest and Space Quest for $3.99 each, bringing the grand total of games i...

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Scoring cheap games is a noble pursuit, charity doubly so. Now, thanks to Good Old Games, you can tick off both boxes simultaneously. GOG recently hit its five-year anniversary, and to celebrate, the classic game distribution service is offering players the chance to download three games from it...

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Trouble continues to mount for InterWave Studios' side-scrolling survival horror PC game Dark Matter, which has now been pulled from multiple online storefronts following player allegations that the game was released as an incomplete product. Dark Matter players were greeted with an abrupt endin...

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Dark Matter is not available on Steam for the apparent time being, following complaints over the game's incomplete story and lack of labeling as an episodic adventure. The game was removed this morning, with a notice going up on its Steam page saying "Currently there is a known issue at the end of ...

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Over 33 games (some in bundles) from the Electronic Arts back catalog are on sale this weekend through GOG.com for $2.39 apiece, a 60 percent savings off the regular price. The sale includes classic franchises like Wing Commander, Ultima, Syndicate and Populous. Also not to be overlooked are Sid...

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GOG.com isn't competing with Steam, GOG marketing lead Trevor Longino says. GOG is the No. 2 independent digital distributor, with more than 600 games and 2 million unique visitors each month. For DRM-free digital distribution, GOG is No. 1, and it recently rolled out an indie service aimed at s...

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GOG will not offer support for Linux in the "foreseeable future" due to the fragmentation inherent in the operating system's open-source nature, GOG's Head of PR and Marketing Trevor Longino told GamingOnLinux last week. "For every game we release we provide a money-back guarantee: if we can't g...

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