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GOG Galaxy lets you ditch online activation

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 05, 2014 12:15pm PDT

Good Old Games has unveiled GOG Galaxy, a new client that will allow users to embrace a number of online features, like Steam cross-play. It will also give you the option to opt out, without preventing you from playing your games offline.


"I dunno, GOG's whole selling point is that they don't provide DRM. I can't see them rolling ..."

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GOG 'Insomnia' sale kicks off

By Steve Watts, May 12, 2014 11:00am PDT

GOG kicked off its annual spring Insomnia sale today, offering deep discounts and even free games, but for very short and unpredictable windows.


"I forgot it's now the middle of Autumn because of a heatwave a few days ago"

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GOG.com announces Linux support

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 18, 2014 9:15am PDT

GOG.com has announced plans to support Linux.


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System Shock 2 returns on GOG tomorrow

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 13, 2013 6:00am PST

As if the Machine Mother herself heard our prayers, we'll finally be able to buy Looking Glass's phenomenal System Shock 2 again. The cyberpunk survival horror FPS-RPG has been mired in rights issues for yonks, but Night Dive Studios has managed to free it enough to re-relea...


"No it isn't. Gravity is directly related to mass and also the distance between 2 objects. Go ..."

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GOG adds free Wing Commander, Alpha Centauri expansions

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 21, 2012 6:07am PST

As GOG has unearthed and re-released vintage video games from EA's catalogue, the digital distributor has come up short a few expansion packs. Ever the kind soul, it has now secured a few more, for Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, Wing Commander 1 and 2, and Wing Commander Privat...


"Apha Centauri Alien Crossfire on GOG is the best news since ever. A suitable gift for the end ..."

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Free Duke Nukem 3D in GOG holiday sale

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 12, 2012 8:30am PST

Digital distributor GOG kicked off its Christmas sale today with a cracking Bullfrog bundle and the very kind offer of Duke Nukem 3D for free. I do apologise for the following awful joke but, this being a video games website, I'm contractually obliged to crack it: as Duke hi...


Carmageddon smashes into GOG today

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT

As promised, Carmaggedon today screeched onto the GOG store, leaving bloody treadmarks and a light shower of viscera. With Carmageddon Reincarnation coming thanks to a successful Kickstarter, now's a fine time to revisit Stainless Games' open world-ish splatty race 'em up, o...


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Shack PSA: GOG offering free Worlds of Ultima games

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2012 11:45am PDT

GOG is offering free downloads of Worlds of Ultima: Savage Empire and Ultima: Worlds of Adventure 2: Martian Dreams. Plus, its summer sale has started, offering discounts determined by user votes.


Quest for Glory series on GOG

By Steve Watts, May 10, 2012 3:00pm PDT

The Sierra adventure series Quest for Glory is now available on GOG, packing in all five games and some bonuses for $10.


Original Fallout free this weekend on GOG

By John Keefer, Apr 06, 2012 7:15am PDT

If you miss the classic RPGs, the original Fallout is free on GOG for 48 hours.


"What's been the turn off the times you did give it a go? Controls, story failing to hook off ..."

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'Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive' moseys into GOG country

By Xav de Matos, Apr 21, 2011 3:15pm PDT

Protect the wild west in Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive, now available on Good Old Games.


"Awesome game, remember finishing this. Haven't played it in ages, think i'll get it, GOG rocks!"

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