Good Old Games News


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 GOG.com 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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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 ..."

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Good Old Games Adds King's Quest 1, 2 and 3 In One Convenient Package

By Xav de Matos, Aug 24, 2010 9:05am PDT

Those rapscallions at Good Old Games are at it again. Today, the DRM-free digital delivery site added the first three games in the famed Kings...


"I wonder if these games are what toughened me up for Demon's Souls."

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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 ..."

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Good Old Games Celebrates Gamescom with Discounts on 'German' Titles

By Xav de Matos, Aug 19, 2010 1:40pm PDT

Good Old Games is offering up to 40% off select titles to celebrate the happenings at Gamescom 2010. In selecting the discounted titles, GOG...


"I played the second part to death when it was released. But then I also played the pen and paper ..."

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GOG.com Slashes Oddworld Prices, Permanently

By Xav de Matos, Aug 16, 2010 9:00am PDT

If you were interested in taking a quest with the most famous Mudokon of them all but thought the asking price was a little steep, we have some...


"Good time for me to pick these babies up. Hay, what about Stanger: I love that game!"

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Classic Scrolling Shooter 'Raptor: Call of the Shadows' Lands on GOG

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 10, 2010 7:00am PDT

The celebrated vintage scrolling shooter Raptor: Call of the Shadows has taxied onto digital distributor Good Old Games, slightly updated in a...


"Raptor was amazing, and then there was another one it was like Sol *something* that I can't ..."

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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 ..."

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Good Old Games Adds 'Classic' Serious Sam: The First Encounter

By Xav de Matos, Aug 03, 2010 3:00pm PDT

The PC game enthusiasts at Good Old Games have announced a new member in its anti-DRM army, and he's got some serious skills. Croteam's original...


"Since the HD releases regularly go on sale, charging 9.99 a pop seems a little high. "

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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 ..."

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Space Quest 1-3 Land on GOG

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 27, 2010 10:30am PDT

Five months after Space Quest 4-6 were re-released via virtual vintage video game vendor GOG, the first three instalments in the adventure series...


"i remember getting on a lava planet and needing the cool underpants to survive"

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Journeyman Project 2 Time-Warps Onto GOG

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 29, 2010 7:40am PDT

Presto Studios' celebrated time-shifting adventure game The Journeyman Project 2: Buried in Time today jumped onto the virtual shelves of vintage...


"Likewise. Story time: When I was a wee lad in junior high, I loved the shit out of 'Buried ..."

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Blood 2 Desecrates GOG

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 29, 2010 10:40am PDT

Monolith's 1998 gory shooter sequel Blood II: The Chosen was today added to the catalogue of virtuous virtual vintage video game vendor Good Old...


"Heck of a deal here. The Nightmare Levels add-on is really hard to find, and expensive when you can."

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