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Space Rangers Soars into the Good Old Games Library

By Xav de Matos, Nov 10, 2010 11:10am PST

Another classic PC title has landed on Good Old Games, the DRM-hating digital distribution service.The strategy RPG from developer Elemental Games,...


"Incubation ruled, I always wished BlueByte had made a straight followup rather than what Battle ..."

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Black Isle's 'Icewind Dale 2: Complete' Joins the Good Old Games Family

By Xav de Matos, Nov 04, 2010 11:00am PDT

Yet another masterpiece role-playing title in the Forgotten Realms fantasy setting has been added to the Good Old Games catalog, almost making us...


"I feel certain BG2 is coming, and probably the final game on their list of Hasbro titles."

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Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic Added to the Good Old Games Library

By Xav de Matos, Nov 03, 2010 9:15am PDT

The third, and final, installment in the Age of Wonders series is now available from our sneaky, DRM-hating friends at Good Old Games. Age of...


"Getting older games on Steam is hit and miss, because Valve doesn't really care what the ..."

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Neverwinter Nights Diamond Edition Hits GOG

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 27, 2010 7:00am PDT

The all-inclusive Diamond Edition of BioWare's classic RPG Neverwinter Nights arrived today on vintage video game digital distributor Good Old...


"The graphics in this game haven't held up very well, but back when it was relatively new, I ..."

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Good Old Games Giving Free Title for Accounts Created During "Beta"

By Brian Leahy, Oct 20, 2010 1:00pm PDT

Good Old Games will be giving users that created an account prior to September 20--when GOG was shut down and relaunched--a free copy of Jagged...


"i own the big box original release. fantastic game. although normal jagged alliance is better. ..."

- simonfrance see all 12 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

Good Old Games Adds Temple of Elemental Evil

By Xav de Matos, Oct 13, 2010 9:00am PDT

Apparently giving Betrayal at Krondor owners a free bonus game wasn't enough of a weekly update for the team at Good Old Games, as today the...


"Wow, you must suck incredibly bad then. I've beaten ToEE four times. Two of those with the ..."

- Shimbatha see all 17 comments

Good Old Games Adds Betrayal in Antara for Free in a Bundle with Betrayal at Krondor

By Xav de Matos, Oct 12, 2010 8:20am PDT

If you're a fan of free stuff, Good Old Games is the place to be today. The DRM-free, digital distribution company has added the game Betrayal in...


"Quit nitpicking. It's a nice little gift, no matter how you look at it."

- slothdood see all 31 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

Icewind Dale Breezes Onto GOG

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 06, 2010 8:40am PDT

Fallout and Planescape: Torment developer Black Isle Studios' RPG Icewind Dale is the latest vintage release on digital distributor Good Old Games,...


"This game has an insane level of difficulty, particularly compared to BG. Keep that in mind ..."

- ChongShin see all 24 comments

Good Old Games Offering 50% Off Psychonauts, Jagged Alliance 2, Syberia, and More

By Xav de Matos, Oct 01, 2010 6:45am PDT

Things are normal again in the land of Good Old Games, focusing on offering solid deals on PC classics instead of pretending to "shut down" and...


"Yes agreed. Longest Journey is one of the last huge awesome pure adventure games around. It ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 21 comments

Planescape: Torment Arrives on GOG

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 28, 2010 7:28am PDT

Any ill will Good Old Games might have earned by faking its own closure to drum up publicity for a relaunch is now certain to be washed away, as...


"If you're an RPG fan or even just a fan of good literature, you owe it to yourself to get this."

- ManiacalMoose see all 96 comments

Daily Filter: September 23, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Sep 23, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upc


"Cammy's catgirl outfit looks a lot better in-game then it did in the design sketch."

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Surprise! Good Old Games Is Not Dead, Relaunches Tomorrow

By Xav de Matos, Sep 22, 2010 9:45am PDT

In a conference online moments ago, representatives of Good Old Games confirmed that its suspected marketing ploy of closing down was just that, a...


"They should've just changed their page to a video of Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley. It ..."

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Report: Good Old Games Closes Its Doors [Updated]

By Xav de Matos, Sep 19, 2010 10:41am PDT

[Update: 1:27 p.m.] When contacted for a comment regarding the current situation, a Good Old Games representative told Shacknews, "As the...


"At what cost? Knowing gamers, at the cost of a few whining posts deep inside Shack. And then ..."

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