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Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity to launch on March 26

Obsidian RPG Pillars of Eternity will launch on March 26, the developer announced on its Kickstarter page. The game entered a backers-only beta phase in August, available in early access form to those that pledged at least $110 to its development. Pillars of Eternity is currently available for pre-...

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GOG.com drops protected installers following Linux backlash

GOG.com has heard the frustrations of Linux users, and has decided to remove password-protected installers from its games. Previously, GOG.com had used password-protected .RAR files in select games that require multi-part Windows installers. The idea, GOG claims in a recent forum post, was to pr...

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Double Dragon Trilogy gettin' Bimmy wit it on Steam, GOG

By the dragon! Retro-revivalist DotEmu is bringing Double Dragon Trilogy to Steam, with the beat-em-up triforce penciled in for January 15. The collection of late 80s arcade is also coming to GOG and Amazon on the same day, but there's no word yet on prices. Double Dragon Trilogy stars the titul...

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Roleplaying classic Akalabeth now free on GOG.com

In 1979, Richard Garriott launched Akalabeth: World of Doom, arguably the first computer roleplaying game and the predecessor to his seminal Ultima series. Now, thanks to GOG.com, you can own this piece of gaming history at no charge. With this offer, Akalabeth joins three other games designed b...

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Age of Wonders available free in GOG.com Winter Sale

Just offering discounts is apparently not enough for GOG.com, as the digital distributor has opted to enhance its just-launched Winter Sale by handing out free copies of classic turn-based strategy epic Age of Wonders. Alongside the free game, the Winter Sale delivers hefty discounts on a wide r...

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Joystiq Streams: Long live the Empire in TIE Fighter

When Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, the writing was on the wall for LucasArts. The company had been shuttering studios for years already, slimming down Disney Interactive piece by piece. LucasArts did die, but with the house's best years long past them the real fear was that its long-dormant c...

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LucasArts classics reach GOG.com on October 28

Six classic LucasArts games, including The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, will be re-released via GOG.com on October 28, according to a now-deleted forum post preserved in the digital amber of Google Cache. "We're proud to announce a new part...

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Shelter 2's first gameplay trailer says 'click this lynx'

Stockholm-based independent developer Might and Delight offered up its first gameplay trailer of Shelter 2 today, the studio's next PC exploration game. Found after the break, the video demonstrates the motherly lynx's survival and protection methods, including tracking down prey and cautiously tro...

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GOG anniversary sale offers daily discounts this week

Digital PC game distributor GOG.com is hosting a week-long sale celebrating its sixth anniversary, offering up to 80 percent off of dozens of featured games daily. Today's sale spotlights a handful of games GOG began distributing in its first year, including Beyond Good & Evil ($2.99), Unrea...

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GOG.com adds movies to its lineup

DRM-free game distributor GOG.com has expanded its online catalog to include a selection of gaming documentaries, announcing that it will seek partnerships with major studios to feature additional TV and film offerings via download and streaming. Twenty gaming-themed documentaries are now collec...

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