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Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions twin-sticks with you

Late last week, Activision teased the return of longtime developer and publisher Sierra Entertainment, which birthed series like King's Quest, Space Quest, Police Quest and Gabriel Knight. The resurrection of the Sierra brand was not only confirmed earlier this week, but brought with it the...

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Report: Resurrected Sierra working on King's Quest and ... Geometry Wars 3? [Update: It's official!]

As expected, the newly reborn Sierra label will be returning to its roots, publishing a new entry in the revered King's Quest adventure game series, reports VentureBeat. Less expected is that Sierra will also be working on a new Geometry Wars. In fact, the Sierra name is slated to become something...

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Sierra returns... like, legitimately?

Activision has something planned for the long dormant Sierra brand at Gamescom 2014, which will take place next week in Cologne, Germany. Sierra has spent years as something we speak fondly of, but almost entirely in the context of GoG sales. For gamers of a certain age, Sierra holds hands with...

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GOG sale offers up Sierra's many 'Quest' games for under $4

GOG.com, distributor of fine digital goods, is discounting a large number of titles in its Winter Quest Fest sale right now. If you've ever wanted to take Sierra's Police Quest, King's Quest, Quest for Glory or Space Quest series for a spin, then you'll definitely want to check out what's on offer....

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Activision PC games on sale on GOG.com this weekend

GOG.com is holding a sizable sale on Activision properties this weekend. While the official number of discounted games is 32, the sale features a number of multi-game packs in series like Quest for Glory, King's Quest, Police Quest and Space Quest for $3.99 each, bringing the grand total of games...

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Activision (Sierra) adventure games 50% off on GOG this weekend

The massive catalog of adventure games from Activision – which once upon a time were known as the Sierra adventure games – is 50 percent off on GOG until Monday, June 3. The sale includes the Kings Quest, Quest for Glory, Zork, Space Quest, Police Quest, Gabriel Knight series and...

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Reliving the controversy of Phantasmagoria

This is Making Time, a column about the games we've always wanted to play, and the games we've always wanted to play again. I have a confession to make. The only reason this column exists is because I wanted an excuse to write about Phantasmagoria, an adventure game created by industry pioneer...

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Leisure Suit Larry 'Greatest Hits and Misses' collection now on GOG

Classic PC adventure gaming examples of how not to pick up women have been spritzed with horrendous cologne and dressed up as GOG's Leisure Suit Larry "Greatest Hits and Misses" collection. The $10 pack includes the first five Larry jams, the oldest of which (Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the...

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Classic Sierra games, other Activision properties on sale on GOG

They may technically be considered "Activision" games, as that company currently has the rights to all of them, but the new GOG offers include what you'd think of as Sierra games (Gabriel Knight, Space Quest, Phantasmagoria) Infocom games (The Zork Anthology) and ... oh, Activision games...

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The glory of Quest For Glory

This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games: their stories, their histories, their mechanics, their insanity, and their inanity. Last week, when GOG.com announced that Quest For Glory was the newest addition to its collection, I was delighted....

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