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GOG.com sale highlights 30 games from the past 30 years

A new promotion at GOG is bringing 30 games from the past 30 years into the spotlight. A rotating carousel of discounted games will be offered, one at a time – as more people purchase the highlighted deal, it gets more time as a featured game. GOG users can also vote to cut or add a second...

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Have a good, Zork-filled weekend with Activision Treasures sale on GOG

It seems like a good old weekend to play some good old games, and luckily there's a website dedicated to supporting exactly that. This weekend, GOG has a mad rush of Zork titles and other "Activision Treasures" on sale, including Zork: Grand Inquisitor, Zork Nemesis: The Forbidden Lands, Return to...

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All of the Zorks down 40 percent on GOG this weekend

Do you prefer the text-based, imagination-requiring Zorks of yore, or the slightly more recent (but still wicked old) adventure game Zorks? Guess what: It doesn't matter! You're buying all of them, because the entire Zork franchise is 40 percent off today on the GOG storefront....

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Zork Nemesis adds some FMV to GOG

Have you always wanted to try your hand at an entry in the Zork franchise, but possess a deep-seated fear of lengthy reading sessions? Don't fret -- the latest addition to the GOG line-up, Zork Nemesis: The Forbidden Lands, is more pre-occupied with Myst III-esque visuals and full motion video...

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GOG asks: Want Return to Zork? 'Course you do!

"Want some rye? 'Course you do!" That's literally the only thing I remember from Return to Zork, Infocom's FMV-filled 1993 graphical adventure game. I think I might have enjoyed playing it, though, so I'm happy to see that it's now available on GOG. For just $5.99, you too can enter a world of...

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GOG gets Zork [something, something, eaten by a grue]

I gave Police Quest some good-natured ribbing for its antiquated presentation, but that was before I learned today's other Good Old Games addition was The Zork Anthology, which includes Zork I, Zork II, Zork III, Beyond Zork, Zork Zero and Planetfall (the lone non-Zork title). Sure, you get six...

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> Text adventures come to Kindle, other e-readers

We're ... we're just so proud of all the would-be e-readers. Following known non-book Scrabble's ascent to the top of the Kindle sales charts, we learn from Ars Technica that a handful of gaming entrepreneurs have brought Zork I, II, III and Mini-Zork to the Kindle and other e-readers. While an...

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Impressions: Action Castle

We ask for your patience as you attempt to wrap your mind around the concept behind Action Castle: It's a text adventure akin to Zork, only the dialogue and choices are conducted by speaking -- no pen, paper or arduous typing is involved in the process. Can you comprehend that? If so, you're one...

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Legend of Zork online adventure goes live

It may seem odd at first, but if there's a more perfect day to launch an online Zork game, we don't know about it. So we feel pretty confident in reporting that Legends of Zork really did go live today. You can start playing for free right here. We haven't spent much time with it, but we love the...

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Zork returns in 'Legends of Zork,' a casual MMO

Sometimes, it seems that games are created just for us. They're lovingly mixed together from base ingredients we can't resist, rolled out on a floured surface, cut into Joystiq-logo shaped cookies and baked to a delicious golden brown. That's exactly what Jolt Online has done by resurrecting the...

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