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Original Fallout games are once again Steam-powered

When Bethesda took over the rights to the Fallout franchise from previous holder Interplay in January, the company promised to have Fallout, Fallout 2, and Fallout Tactics back on Steam "at the earliest date possible." Turns out, the earliest possible date was earlier this week, a turnaround of jus...

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Iconic PC shooter Descent 2 sets sights on Steam

Little over a week after its predecessor came to Steam, Descent 2 is now available on Valve's digital distribution platform. You can grab Descent 2 on Windows PC for $10 right now. Descent 2 takes place directly after the events of the first 3D first-person shooter. At the outset of Descent 2, p...

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Classic PC shooter Descent plots a course for Steam

Iconic 3D first-person shooter Descent has finally arrived on Steam. Normally priced at $7, Descent is on sale for $3.49 until February 18 as part of a special launch promotion and compatible with Windows PC only. The plot of Descent revolves around an alien computer virus that has managed to in...

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Bethesda working to bring old Fallout games back to Steam

The trio of Fallouts that vanished off the face of digital distribution are set to reappear on Steam, thanks to Bethesda. According to tweets published yesterday, the company is working to bring Fallout, Fallout 2, and Fallout Tactics there "at the earliest date possible." The games' removal fr...

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PSA: Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics pulled from GOG.com

Digital distribution channel GOG.com has pulled Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics from its virtual shelves. The decision is in regards to new IP owner Bethesda, which officially took over full franchise rights from Interplay as of January 1, 2014. The settlement between the two companies wa...

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Interplay retrieves Freespace IP from THQ for $7,500

Freespace, the interstellar combat series developed by Volition and published by Interplay, is now back in Interplay's library, fully and officially, following a stint at THQ. Interplay paid $7,500 to snag the Freespace rights in a THQ bankruptcy sale this month. THQ was bound to find some emotiona...

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Spiritual successor to Planescape: Torment in 'very early' stages

While many have anxiously awaited a sequel to Planescape: Torment, it's not the pipe dream it once was. Brian Fargo – the InXile Entertainment founder who has the Torment rights and once ran the original game's developer, Interplay – has said a successor is in the works, though there ar...

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'Project V-13' kind of returning through Black Isle fund drive

"Project V-13" has returned from obscurity, tied to another name returning under mysterious circumstances: Black Isle Studios. Interplay's mystery studio, which former Black Isle founders are not involved with and don't really know about, has started a funding drive for a game called "Project V13,...

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Pay-what-you-want Interplay bundles on GOG for a limited time

In addition to all that Mac OSX hoo-haa that happened earlier today, GOG announced a trio of pay-what-you-want Interplay bundles, featuring games such as Shattered Steel, Messiah, Earthworm Jim and Fallout. Available for the next 14 days, the bundles' incentivized pricing structure should be famili...

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Original Fallout and Planescape: Torment dev Black Isle Studios re-opens [updated]

The studio that created classics like Fallout and Planescape: Torment may be rising from the ashes – at least in name. A website for Black Isle Studios popped up with the image you see above and a mailing list signup, as NeoGAF discovered. There's also a Twitter account and a Facebook page ti...

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