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Shadowrun Returns drops DRM, may appear on GOG

Harebrained Schemes has announced plans to sell all future copies of Shadowrun Returns (as well as its upcoming expansions) sans pesky digital rights management schemes. "Thanks to a new agreement we were able to negotiate with our partners at Microsoft, Harebrained Schemes is pleased to...

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Good Old Games unveils three games for $5 charity offer

Scoring cheap games is a noble pursuit, charity doubly so. Now, thanks to Good Old Games, you can tick off both boxes simultaneously. GOG recently hit its five-year anniversary, and to celebrate, the classic game distribution service is offering players the chance to download three games from...

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Rayman, Prince of Persia games 60% off in GOG's Ubisoft catalog sale

Good Old Games is hosting a weekend-long sale on Ubisoft's digital catalog, giving up to a 60 percent discount on featured games like Rayman Origins, Beyond Good & Evil, and the Prince of Persia Sands of Time trilogy. All 54 games can be purchased together for $163.56, offering over $80 in...

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Report: New devs at work on Dark Matter following mass dismissal

Though a new ending for the controversial Dark Matter is supposedly in the works, a Gamasutra report claims that the game's development staff has already been laid off. As reported yesterday, players were incensed by the cliffhanger ending seen in Dark Matter. Instead of a satisfactory...

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Surviving a fight with pirates and an 800-pound gorilla

GOG.com isn't competing with Steam, GOG marketing lead Trevor Longino says. GOG is the No. 2 independent digital distributor, with more than 600 games and 2 million unique visitors each month. For DRM-free digital distribution, GOG is No. 1, and it recently rolled out an indie service aimed at...

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GOG sale: 50% off Wing Commander series, 60% off RPGs

Good Old Games continues its fifth anniversary sale-abration with a new collection of limited-time promotional discounts. This week, the service spotlights the Wing Commander series and a varied lineup of PC role-playing games. GOG's September RPG Special drops the price of many lengthy...

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No Linux support for GOG's 'foreseeable future'

GOG will not offer support for Linux in the "foreseeable future" due to the fragmentation inherent in the operating system's open-source nature, GOG's Head of PR and Marketing Trevor Longino told GamingOnLinux last week. "For every game we release we provide a money-back guarantee: if we can't...

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New on GOG: Neverwinter Nights 2, Strike Suit Zero, Mac games galore

This week on GOG sees the launch of a few good, new games (GNGs) and of course some decent, old games (DOGs) on Mac and PC. Indie darling Strike Suit Zero hits PC today for the sale price of $16, while classics Neverwinter Nights 2: Complete and Conquest: Frontier Wars invade PC for $15 and $6,...

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GOG launches Mac support, 50 games available now

Good Old Games is expanding to include not only Mac games, but PC games for Mac. Right now GOG has 50 games available for Mac, 28 of which are only on GOG. Games include: Syndicate, the Ultima and Wing Commander franchises, The Witcher 2 (all out for the first time on Mac today), Machinarium, FTL,...

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Select Ubisoft games 60% off on GOG right now

Whether you're simply behind on your gaming or have emerged from a block of ice after that hiking expedition in Antarctica went awry ten years ago, you may like to catch up on some of Ubisoft's PC wares. Good Old Games is making it much easier – at least on your wallet – to play...

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