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Fallout 1 and 2 free to start GOG winter sale

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 12, 2013 6:30am PST

Fallout and Fallout 2> are widely regarded as two of the finest RPGs around, which is probably because they're great. If you haven't played them, or fancy returning once again, you can now snag both for free at GOG, as the digital distributor has kicked off its winter sale b...

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"Servers must be swamped I cannot checkout 1 day left on free games."

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GOG introduces 30-day refunds for wonky games

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 09, 2013 6:45am PST

As delightful as digital distribution is, you're less likely to get your money back if a game's wonky than you would be with a physical disc. That old DRM-free rogue GOG has upped its customer-friendly practices with a new money-back guarantee, letting customers get a refund...

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"If onlyther etailers, like gamefly, would do the same. If X-Rebirth has taught us anything, ..."

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GOG adds free Bullfrog expansions

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 27, 2013 6:00pm PDT

It was delightful enough that GOG managed to drag some of the beloved Bullfrog's classic games out of mothballs and make them available again, but now it's dug up expansion packs too. And GOG being the happy friendly folks that they are, they've added them for free. The good...

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"what Jonathan responded I didn't know that any body can profit $4634 in one month on the ..."

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Syndicate Wars deploys to GOG

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 22, 2013 6:45am PDT

Don your trenchcoat and strap on your cyberleg, as finally both of Bullfrog's classic Syndicate games are on virtual shelves. The original Syndicate returned via GOG after years in the aether last January, shortly before the release of Starbreeze's Syndicate FPS reboot, and ...

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Leisure Suit Larry bundle hits GOG

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST

Why do you like Leisure Suit Larry? I understand why you did, back in the day, but why do you continue to like it? Why did you buy enough of them for too many sequels to be made, let alone a spin-off starring Larry's nephew and a sequel to that, why have you backed a Kicksta...

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"Man, you haven't played them in a while, have you? The LSL games were horrendously cheap and ..."

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GOG launches pay-what-you-want Divinity sale

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 10, 2012 8:15am PDT

Ooh, pay-what-you-want games bundles are all the rage nowadays. In fact, they're so popular that they're surely becoming a bit cool by now. Mark my words, 2013 will be the year of make-it-your-damn-self games. For now, though, GOG is getting in on the bundle fun with a pay-w...

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"If you own either of the first two, you get giftable copies for friends."

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Silent Storm Gold blasts into GOG

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 13, 2012 3:00pm PDT

In its mostly successful ongoing mission re-release forgotten classics, GOG has unearthed a highly destructive find. Nival's Silent Storm Gold is available now, letting you wreck and ruin destructible environments across World War II in turn-based tactical tomfoolery.

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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.

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

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Theme Hospital now on GOG for $5.99

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 13, 2012 6:20am PDT

Though GOG recently branched out into selling new games too, it's still bringing gems back. Bullfrog's sim Theme Hospital is now on GOG at $5.99, bringing patients suffering from gigantic bloated heads or delusions of Elvis through your doors.

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Good Old Games gets more good new games

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 27, 2012 7:45am PDT

Good Old Games has been planning for some time to start stocking more new games, having first dipped its toe into the pool with The Witcher 2. Now it's finally starting that move, adding three new games to its catalogue today and queuing up over 20 more.

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"I don't own a lot of games on there, but I have a couple. I also read their newsletters ..."

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Anachronox and Hind land on GOG

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 15, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Ion Storm's 2001 sci-fi RPG Anachronox and 1996 helicopter sim Hind today joined the ranks of PC classics at virtuous virtual vendor of vintage video games Good Old Games, available DRM-free for $5.99 apiece.

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"If there was one game that deserved a remake its Anachronox. I'd even take a Deus Ex:HR style ..."

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Thief: The Dark Project sneaks onto GOG

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 31, 2012 6:15pm PST

Looking Glass Studios' classic first-person sneaker Thief: The Dark Project snuck onto GOG today. Unfortunately for master thief Garrett, the loud and adoring sighs PC veterans are letting out upon learning this have surely alerted every guard in the City

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"Oh god, please let that mean that System Shock 2 is around the corner (Even though EA owns half ..."

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GOG signs up Square Enix

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 26, 2012 6:30am PST

Square Enix has signed up with Good Old Games, kicking the partnership off by releasing PC classics Hitman: Codename 47 and Deus Ex on the digital distribution platform.

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"Because I don't own a PS3 and I want to legitimately buy it. "

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Syndicate classic hitting GOG this week

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2012 11:30am PST

Good Old Games will put Syndicate on sale January 19 (Thursday) for $5.99; you can enter to win the game for free through the GOG site, Twitter, and Facebook accounts

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GOG holiday sale launches: 50% off almost everything

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 12, 2011 6:30am PST

Good Old Games, virtuous virtual vendor of vintage video games, has launched its huge holidays sale, cutting the price of almost every game by 50%. GOG does support gifting, so it might be a good opportunity to pick up a classic or two for chums.

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