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GOG.com selling entire JoWood catalog at up to 75% off

With JoWood in dire straits and quite possibly closing its doors for good, Good Old Games is currently selling the company's entire catalog at a massive discount. All individual titles in the JoWood catalog can be had for sixty percent off, with the most expensive titles selling for a whopping $4...

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JoWooD recovery plan breaks down, closure appears imminent

Austrian game publisher JoWooD Entertainment has reached "game over," according to Austrian news site Boerse-Express. Negotiations with potential investors to recapitalize the debt-ridden publisher have fallen apart, signaling that the end is near. In order to pay back creditors, Game Informer no...

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Stake your claim on Painkiller: Black Edition for $4 on GOG

It's hard to put a price on life's simpler pleasures, like staking dudes to walls, or staking dudes to other dudes, or lightning shuriken guns. If you could put a price on those things, it would be much, much higher than $3.99, the temporarily discounted price of Painkiller: Black Edition on GOG....

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Unnamed investor pulls its financial support for JoWooD

Things aren't looking too terribly bright for Vienna-based publisher JoWooD Productions. Helmut Platzgummer, the firm in charge of the struggling company's insolvency, revealed that an unnamed investor has pulled out its interest in the company. That's not necessarily a death knell -- according t...

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Painkiller: Redemption mod turned into full game by JoWood

Much like its evil-staking protagonist, the Painkiller franchise seems virtually incapable of succumbing to death. JoWood Entertainment has announced a new installment in the franchise, titled Painkiller: Redemption -- a third-party mod for the original game which the developer has elected to turn ...

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Nobilis joins GOG, brings Moto Racer games

Trine publisher Nobilis has been added to the collection of companies selling their good old games on GOG. Right away, one of its most recognizable franchises has been added to the DRM-free stormfront: Moto Racer -- the only motorcycle racing series developed by Another World's Delphine Software. ...

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Arcania: Gothic 4 delayed for PS3 until 2011; Xbox 360, PC still October

Following up on a tip that GameFly had shifted the date for both console versions of Arcania: Gothic 4, we spoke to a representative for the publisher JoWood, who clarified the release schedule. The game is currently scheduled to launch on October 12 in North America (Oct. 15 in the UK) for Xbox 36...

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PSA: Enslaved, Gothic 4 demos released on Xbox Live Marketplace

As foreseen yesterday by the Enslaved: Odyssey to the West Twitter account, Xbox Live Gold members now have access to the game's previously PSN-exclusive demo. Additionally, Major Nelson points out that Arcania: Gothic 4 also got a demo. That means killing robots with a giant baton in the post-post...

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Sherlock Holmes vs Jack the Ripper vs 360 in NA this March

Adventure game Sherlock Holmes vs. Jack the Ripper will take a stab at North American retail this March. Released last year in Europe, the console port of the PC game has the fictional detective on the trail of the real-world 19th-century serial killer. Hey, while we're messing with fiction, rea...

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Oh, hey -- Painkiller: Resurrection released

So here we were, thinking about how odd it was that a demo for Painkiller: Resurrection stealthily released onto the intertron last week after hearing nothing about the game for, oh, like six months, when all of a sudden we noticed that the full game is also now available. In fact, the release was ...

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