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Baldur's Gate expansion flooded with negative reviews due to presence of transgender character

By David Craddock, Apr 05, 2016 6:00am PDT

Traumatized gamers forced to click through NPC's backstory respond with vitriol, Internet posts.


""I don't like writing about straight/white/cis people all the time. It's not reflective of the ..."

- ManiacalMoose see all 188 comments

GamersGate celebrates 10th anniversary with discounted Dragon Age, Strider, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 09, 2015 1:40pm PST

GamersGate is turning 10 years old and celebrating with 10 days of sales, starting with deals for the Dragon Age franchise and others.


Botanicula pre-orders get goodies in apology

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 23, 2012 6:45am PDT

Botanicula starring in a 'pay what you want' Humble Bundle on the very day it launched certainly was an unexpected treat for many, but less so for those who pre-ordered it. In apology, pre-orderers are being given goodies including Machinarium.


"Nice make-up for those people. I suppose this is the first time a game has launched in this ..."

- DoubleR417 see all 2 comments

The Witcher 2 digital sales breakdown: 81% through Steam

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 10, 2011 9:30am PST

Steam accounted for 81% of all The Witcher 2 digital sales in the first six months, CD Projekt has revealed by announcing its digital sales figures. GOG rung up 35% of the 240,000-odd sales, while all other platforms combined only made up 4%.


"I am surprised it didn't have more as well. I bought it at full price at launch from GOG to ..."

- ROCKETR see all 28 comments

GamersGate launching ad-supported free games

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 09, 2011 5:31am PDT

"A large portion" of the the digital distributor's catalogue will be available to play for free, in return for watching a short advert before the game launches. The 'FreeGames' service is slated to launch in September.


"It would be funny if right before a huge boss battle the game takes a commercial break, just ..."

- phate81 see all 7 comments

Video Game Sale Round-Up Refresh

By Xav de Matos, Dec 28, 2010 6:00am PST

Although we've covered the various PC game sales from most of your favorite digital distribution platforms, we thought this morning we would...


"Windows LIVE is also having more Daily Deals counting down to the new year. "

- loganscar see all 10 comments

Shack PSA: Weekend PC Savings on Mass Effect 2, Tales of Monkey Island and More

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 15, 2010 10:05am PDT

While many confirm the presence of a weekend with a podcast, you can also do so by checking for discounts on digitally-distributed PC games. Sales...


"Sales incoming for Black Friday and X-mas/New Years Steam sales?"

- HisDivineOrder see all 15 comments

Shack PSA: Weekend PC Savings on Modern Warfare 2, Killing Floor and More

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 08, 2010 9:50am PDT

After a hard week of work, on Friday digital distributors begin to line up to separate you from your hard-earned cash with sales on PC games. Such...


"RO also had ridiculously awesome ballistics. Can't wait for the SP in RO2!"

- AxeMan808 see all 29 comments

Shack PSA: Weekend PC Deals on All Serious Sam, Garry's Mod and More

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 24, 2010 12:40pm PDT

A new weekend means a new round of deals and discounts on digitally-distributed PC games, which we have perused, parsed and presented for your...


"Gmod, if you've never fooled with it your missing out. Some of the most fun you could ever have. ..."

- Scrubasteve see all 14 comments

Shack PSA: Digital PC Savings on Indie Bundles, Monkey Island and All Things Pirate-y

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 17, 2010 12:40pm PDT

With International Talk Like a Pirate Day coming this weekend, digital distributors of PC games are adding a nautical flair to their traditional...


"Thanks for the heads-up. I just put in my order for the Tales of Monkey Island season."

- aasyranth see all 4 comments

Shack PSA: Weekend Savings on The Witcher, Mount & Blade, Indie Titles, EA Software and More

By Xav de Matos, Aug 27, 2010 9:30am PDT

The weekend is upon us and, as you know, that means a time of tremendous digital download savings. The deals we've been able to round-up include a...


"i'm sticking with Steam. don't want gazillion download clients. if it's not on Steam i don't ..."

- Unkei see all 25 comments

Shack PSA: Weekend PC Sales on S.T.A.L.K.E.R., Strategy Games and More

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 20, 2010 1:30pm PDT

Though some might claim otherwise, the only way to truly confirm that the weekend has arrived is to check that a huge number of sales are running...


"$10 is the cheapest CoP has ever been. SoC has been super cheap in past sales. Even if you could ..."

- garrarg see all 17 comments

Shack PSA: Weekend Savings on Machinarium, RPGs, Gratuitous Space Battles and More

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 06, 2010 3:00pm PDT

Weekends are, of course, for buying discount digitally-distributed PC games so we've rounded up the best bargains going, including a monster RPG...


"Considering that they have most of the AAA titles on the front page, I'd say that GG is doing ..."

- Ryu2000 see all 24 comments

Shack PSA: Digital PC Deals on Just Cause 2 and More

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 30, 2010 9:00am PDT

The traditional weekend round of PC digital distribution discounts has arrived, bearing offers including half-off Just Cause 2, Mirror's Edge and a...


"JC2 is a steamworks game. It will be on sale in Nov/Dec and it'll be less than the $25 they're ..."

- HisDivineOrder see all 11 comments

More Sega Genesis 'Classics' Hit PC

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 23, 2010 8:20am PDT

Sega has revealed the second batch of eleven Sega Genesis "classics" it's releasing for download on PC, a list including Ecco Jr, Kid Chameleon,...


"Yeah, but that's not what omar was talking about. He was saying it was ok to download them ..."

- Mecha Tofu Pirate see all 24 comments