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GOG summer sale final day brings back all daily deals

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 04, 2013 8:30am PDT

If you've missed any of the daily deals in GOG's big summer sale, good news! As the sale enters its final day, all of those fine bargains have returned, with up to 85% off big bouncing bundles as well as single games. Plus, you know, if you've been waiting to see if a partic...


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Weekend PC download deals: $22 Borderlands bundle

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 28, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Now's as good a time as any to give Borderlands a bash if you haven't already, as the FPS-RPG is the jewel in the crown of this week's downloadable deals. $22 will get you the GotY edition of the original game, plus Borderlands 2 and its DLC season pass. Other bargains inclu...


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Weekend PC download deals: $3 Hotline Miami

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 21, 2013 2:45pm PDT

For you, dear reader, I have missed cheap door entry at dancing so I might properly scrutinise this weekend's sales at digital distributors. Because I care. Offers include Hotline Miami for $3.33, FTL for $2.49, The Witcher 2 for $7, XCOM: Enemy Unknown for $11, Dishonored f...


"I couldn't resist adding the Thief games to my GOG library for $15 along with the first Deus ..."

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Humble Bundle with Android 6 launches

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 19, 2013 10:00am PDT

An pleasing pay-what-you-want Humble Bundle launched yesterday, this time of the variety which includes versions for your Android doodad as well as the usual PC, Mac, and Linux. Games up for grab include Aquaria, Frozen Synapse, and Stealth Bastard Deluxe.


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GOG summer sale launches with free Torchlight

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 18, 2013 7:35am PDT

DRM-deficient digital distributor GOG has launched a mighty summer sale, cutting 50% off the ticket price of most its games, both new and old. This means you can snap up a ludicrous number of bargains. On top of that, GOG's running even bigger one-day sales and, oh my, is of...


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Weekend PC download deals: Battlefield 3 for $5

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 14, 2013 12:15pm PDT

As this is the end of E3 week for me and I want nothing more than to run outside and yell at the sky, this weekend's roundup of PC download deals is less tediously comprehensive than usual. It's still full of lovely games, mind! Offers include Battlefield 3 for $5, The Wi...


"Yeah. This is actually one of those things that i look for every Friday."

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Weekend PC download deals: BioShock Infinite for $28

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 07, 2013 2:30pm PDT

This weekend is an absolute cracker for PC download sales, with deals including BioShock Infinite for $28, Hitman: Absolution for $5, Sleeping Dogs for $6, every Double Fine game for $10, Civilization V Gold for $10, Borderlands 2 for $11, XCOM: Enemy Unknown for $16, an abs...


"Too bad some of these are already bust, look at the GameFly deal for Fallout: New Vegas, they ..."

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Weekend PC download deals: BioShock Infinite and DMC

By Steve Watts, May 31, 2013 2:30pm PDT

This weekend's deals include BioShock Infinite, Batman Arkham games, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, a big set of Telltale games, lots of indie deals, and DMC Devil May Cry, all on the cheap.



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Weekend PC download deals: Tomb Raider for $14

By Alice O'Connor, May 24, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Weekend. PC games. Download. Cheap. Buy. This weekend's deals include Tomb Raider for $14, Payday for $5, Chivalry for $8, Torchlight II for $10, SimCity for $32, and a lovely bundle of XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Civilization IV Complete, and Civ V Gold for $20.


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Weekend PC download deals: Borderlands 2 for $11

By Alice O'Connor, May 17, 2013 12:30pm PDT

This weekend has some cracking sales so it's hard to pick one headlining game, but Borderlands 2 for $11 is pretty darn good. Other exciting bargains include Sleeping Dogs for $6, Chivalry: Medieval Warfare for $7, Dark Souls for $8, The Walking Dead for $8, Batman: Arkham C...


"The game + season pass is all you really need. Maybe that one new character too but season pass ..."

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Weekend PC download deals: EA games for cheap

By Andrew Yoon, May 10, 2013 2:15pm PDT

Alice is out this weekend, actually enjoying her life. So, based on the laws of the Cult of GameFly, the next person on the Shacknews team alphabetically is responsible for this weekend's PC deals post. Or else.


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Weekend PC download deals: XCOM and Civ 5 both for $16

By Alice O'Connor, May 03, 2013 2:15pm PDT

The star of this week's weekend deals is undoubtedly a bundle of both XCOM: Enemy Unknown and Civilization V for only $16. You'll also find everything Tropico 4 for $10, Jagged Alliance: Back in Action for $10, Sleeping Dogs for $13, the new Tomb Raider for $25, and loads of...


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Weekend PC download deals: Tomb Raider for $20

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 26, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Either I'm exhausted from swimming for the first time in 14 years, or this weekend has an absurdly large number of discounts. Maybe both. And that's a very lazy way to begin any writing. Anyway, you'll find the new Tomb Raider for $20, Trine 2 for $4, SimCity 4 for $5, Retro...


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Weekend PC download deals: XCOM: Enemy Unknown for $20

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 19, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Look, I've got dancing to do, and you've got... whatever you fill your empty life with, so let's make this quick. Video games. That's how you pass time until death. This weekend's sales include XCOM: Enemy Unknown for $20, Dead Island GotY for $4, Portal 2 for $5, Mass Effec...


"I would say if you didn't enjoy ele back then, then that hasn't changed now. I'd change ..."

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Weekend PC download deals: Scribblenauts Unlimited for $9

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT

The weekend is upon us, ready thyself. Ring it in cheap video games, which this week include Scribblenauts Unlimited for $9, Battlefield 3 for $12, Assassin's Creed III for $25, Dishonored for $30, a bouncing Blendo Games bundle, and 50% off loads of classic Interplay games.


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