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It's time for's big fall sale

Spend $5 and you'll get System Shock 2
Nov 04
// Jordan Devore has begun its fall sale on some 350 games and, all right, I'll look. But that's it! This year, there's an extra bit of motivation on top of the discounts. If you spend $5 during the sale, you'll get a free copy of Sys...
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Tacky old porn sim fluffed for PC re-release

What the hell, 1998?
Oct 19
// Steven Hansen
I dislike this art sooo much. It doesn't look like an anime at all. But seriously, at least aim for Heavy Metal, right? This is 1998. Leisure Suit Larry did a better job 10 years earlier on noticeably more restricted tech. He...

Review: System Shock: Enhanced Edition

Oct 10 // Patrick Hancock
System Shock: Enhanced Edition (PC)Developer: Looking Glass Studios / Night Dive StudiosPublisher: Looking Glass Studios / Night Dive StudiosReleased: September 22, 2015MSRP: $9.99 The first thing to address is what has actually been updated in this "enhanced" version. Since buying the Enhanced Edition comes with the original, it was easy to compare the two, despite me never playing it previously. The updated version's aesthetic is just overall better. The game sounds and looks much better, with smooth textures and crisp audio.  Controls are also much more user-friendly. Pressing the E key will switch between locked and free mouselook, which is a huge upgrade compared. Players will be going back and forth rather frequently, so having this process streamlined is a godsend.  The atmosphere of System Shock is always touted as one of its strongest points. The physical atmosphere can be creepy at times, with blood sprawled on the wall spelling messages of help and warning, but some of the music tracks just kill any sense of dread or fear in the player. It's certainly not bad music, but it doesn't quite fit in with the overall aesthetic and feels....funky. Like, ToeJam and Earl funky. There are also a TON of sound effects that are often played on top of each other. The resulting cacophony of noise is anything but pleasant. Hell, just fighting a couple of cyborgs results in the "BEEBAPOBEEBAPO" of the enemies layered on top of the sounds of the player's weapon of choice, which is rough to listen to. Don't get me wrong, there are moments where the sound is the strongest factor, but the lousy parts are just as memorable, and for all the wrong reasons. [embed]313454:60689:0[/embed] Despite being over 20 years old, System Shock plays rather well, though it has its quirks. The movement is a bit janky, like the fact that moving diagonally is way faster than simply going in a straight line. The user interface is easily maneuvered, and I recommend that players use the fullscreen mode -- it minimizes most of the interface and increases the visibility of the environment. Plus, with the updated textures, things don't look horrible when they take up the entire screen. Combat is simple and easy to understand. Since switching between free and locked mouselook is a button press away, it's quick to adjust to various combat situations. Using the user interface to switch weapons may take some getting used to, but it's not complicated to figure out and eventually becomes second nature.  Generally, the question of "Why don't I just buy and mod the original version?" comes up. To this, I say good luck finding it! System Shock: Enhanced Edition is, for all intents and purposes, the only way to play the original game if you don't happen to already own it. Even if the old version were available, the enhanced version is at a great price and packs in all of the common mods to make the game much more enjoyable. Perhaps the best part about System Shock, which is naturally still part of the game, is the ability to customize the difficulty in every aspect. Combat, puzzles, missions, and Cyberspace can all be altered to a difficulty of zero to four. Combat and puzzles are rather self-explanatory, while lowering the mission difficulty removes plot elements and changing the Cyberspace difficulty alters the time limit and challenge of those segments. While certain aspects of System Shock don't hold up in today's world, a surprising amount of them do. New players, like myself, can jump right in and have a very enjoyable experience, full of atmosphere and action. The enhanced version is exactly what it claims to be, and makes the game way more playable than the original version. If you've ever been curious about the first title in the System Shock series, now is the best time to jump in! [This review is based on a retail build of the game provided by the publisher.]
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I've never played the original System Shock. I understand how important it was to the RPG and FPS genres as a whole, but I was five years old when it came out, which is slightly too young to appreciate it. I've played the sec...

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System Shock

They finally did it! They enhanced System Shock

Mouselook is in
Sep 22
// Jordan Devore
Influential as it is, System Shock hasn't aged well in certain areas. Fans have worked hard to modernize the 21-year-old FPS/RPG hybrid, but some folks only want a turnkey solution. Here it is. Night Dive Studios has worked i...

Weekend Deals: XCOM 2, GOG mystery box, Origin sale continues

Sep 12 // Dealzon
Top Deals Origin All-out Action Sale<- historic low Inquisition & BF4 Premium Edition GOG Sale: Indie Piñata Sale<- pay money to get a game you already own XCOM 2 (Steam) — $46.20  (list price $60) Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Steam) — $46.20  (list price $60) Rocket League (Steam) — $15.40  (list price $20) Skyshine's BEDLAM (Steam) — $13.09  (list price $20) <- all the right keywords Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor GOTY (Steam) — $12.50  <- Steam key at Uplay StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm — $9.99  (list price $20) <- key Just added: Civilization V: Complete Edition (Steam) — $9.63  (list price $50) Civilization: Beyond Earth (Steam) — $15.40  (list price $40) Wii U 32GB Console + Nintendo Land (Refurbished) — $189.99  (list price $300) Upcoming Releases 09/24: FINAL FANTASY V — $14.39  (list price $16) 09/25: FIFA 16 (Origin) — $46.20  (list price $60) 10/13: The Witcher III: Hearts Of Stone (DRM-Free) — $8.49  (list price $10) PC Game Deals GOG Sale Kerbal Space Program (DRM-Free) — $26.79  (list price $40) Dungeons 2 (DRM-Free) — $19.99  (list price $40) Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 2 Complete (DRM-Free) — $4.99 Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing Complete (DRM-Free) — $4.99 Origin Sale Battlefield: Hardline (Origin) — $23.99  (list price $60) Dragon Age: Inquisition (Origin) — $23.99  (list price $60) Street Fighter V (Steam) — $46.20  (list price $60) Battlefield 4 Premium (Origin) — $15.99  (list price $40) Mass Effect Trilogy (Origin) — $14.99  (list price $30) FIFA 15 (Origin) — $14.99  (list price $30) Dragon Age: Inquisition - Jaws of Hakkon (Origin) — $10.49  (list price $15) Need for Speed Rivals: Complete Edition (Origin) — $9.99  (list price $20) Battlefield 4 + Premium (Origin) — $19.99  (list price $40) Need for Speed Rivals (Origin) — $4.99  (list price $10) The Rest Cities in Motion 1 & 2 Collection (Steam) — $16.36  (list price $85) SimBundle (Steam) — $15.48  (list price $30) Shelter 2 (Steam) — $7.74  (list price $15) Farm Expert 2016 (Steam) — $7.70  (list price $20) Bridge Constructor Bundle (Steam) — $5.24  (list price $20) Idol Hands (Steam) — $5.16  (list price $10) Keebles (Steam) — $5.16  (list price $10) Top Hat (Steam) — $5.16  (list price $10) Cities in Motion 2 (Steam) — $3.85  (list price $20) <- same price for 1st one Killing Floor (Steam) — $3.85  (list price $20) Helicopter Simulator 2014: Search and Rescue (Steam) — $2.70  (list price $7) Bridge Constructor (Steam) — $2.62  (list price $10) <- Medieval/Playground also on sale Reus (Steam) — $2.62  (list price $10) Sword of the Stars: Ground Pounders (Steam) — $1.95  (list price $13) FortressCraft Evolved! (Steam) — $1.73  (list price $9) Skyward Collapse (Steam) — $0.96  (list price $5) Console Game Deals The Witcher III: Wild Hunt (PS4, Xbox One) — $39.99  (list price $60) NBA 2K15 (PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3) — $24.99  (list price $40) Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition (PS4, Xbox One) — $24.99  (list price $50) Evolve - Pre-owned (PS4, Xbox One) — $9.99  (list price $40) Xbox One Metro Redux (Xbox One) — $14.99  (list price $20) Far Cry 4 (Xbox One - Pre-owned) — $12.99  (list price $40) Wii U Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) — $41.99  (list price $60) Super Smash Bros. (Wii U) — $41.99  (list price $60) Mario Party 10 (Wii U) — $39.99  (list price $49) Super Smash Bros. (Nintendo 3DS) — $27.99  (list price $40) New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo 3DS) — $20.99  (list price $30) Mario Kart 7 (Nintendo 3DS) — $20.99  (list price $30) Laptop Deals Asus X75 Core i7-5500U, 8GB RAM, GTX 950M, 1080p — $819.99 Lenovo Y40-80 Core i7-5500U, R9 M275, 8GB RAM — $649 HDTV Deals Vizio M49-C1 49-inch 2160p 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV — $599.99  (list price $770) Samsung UN48J5200 48-inch 1080p Smart LED HDTV — $449.99  (list price $999) LG 50LF6000 50-inch 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV — $429.99  (list price $700) Hitachi LE55G508 55-inch 1080p LED HDTV (Refurbished) — $349.99  (list price $550) LG 42LF5600 42-inch 1080p LED HDTV — $329.99  (list price $450) Hardware Deals PlayStation 4 Console + Last of Us Remastered — $349.99 Xbox One Madden NFL 16 1TB Bundle +  AC Unity + FF Type-0 HD — $399.99 XFX Double Dissipation Radeon R9 290X 4GB GDDR5 GPU + Dirt Rally — $249.99 Sony PlayStation Now Starter Kit — $59.99  (list price $60) Sony PS4/PS3 Gold Wireless Stereo Headset — $49.99  (list price $100) Samsung 64GB microSD Memory Card + Adapter — $18.74  (list price $60) Game deals from Dealzon. Sales help us buy more piñata filled with joyous candies and treats. (Also supports Destructoid).
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Pay $3 & spin the game backlog roulette
If you enjoy paying money for a random shot at getting a game you don't already own, this weekend's deal at GOG is for you. The DRM-free retailer is running an "Indie Piñata" Sales event where you can pay $3 to wack at...

Review: STASIS

Sep 01 // Patrick Hancock
STASIS (Mac, PC [reviewed])Developer: The BrotherhoodPublisher: The BrotherhoodReleased: August 31, 2015MSRP: $24.99  The story begins with the main character, John Maracheck, woken from a stasis (heh) pod on a spaceship called the Groomlake. It's immediately obvious that something big has happened here, as there is broken machinery, plenty of bloodstains, and no one around. John sets out to find his wife and daughter, in addition to finding out what the hell he's doing here in the first place. I won't spoil anything further, but what follows is a grim and morose tale that will certainly leave an impression on the player. As the story begins to unfold and more elements of the Groomlake's history become clearer, players shouldn't be surprised if a sickening feeling washes over them. There are scenes in STASIS, especially towards the end of the game, that I'm not sure I'll ever forget. The only way I can think to describe them is: fucked up. And that is the kind of "horror" that STASIS sets out to achieve. The game doesn't just throw jump scares at the player in every scene; instead, it builds an atmosphere that will make players uneasy. There are a few jump scares, but they actually work because they're infrequent and unexpected. This is a true horror game: creepy and unsettling, with scenes sure to embed themselves in the player's mind, whether they like it or not. Much of the plot is told through PDA journal entries found around the ship. These entries are well written, and players will find themselves excited to find new ones. Entering a room often reveals quite the scene, and as players read the PDAs, the events that transpired in the room come in to view. All of a sudden that blood splatter or broken machinery makes perfect sense. [embed]308755:60221:0[/embed] The biggest issue the plot has is pacing. For someone who figures out all of the game's puzzles with relative ease, the pacing is great. For those like myself, however, who struggle with classic adventure game puzzles, the pacing can fall apart quickly. In general, I suck at figuring out puzzles in adventure games. That being said, I managed to get through most of STASIS' puzzles without struggling. When I did struggle, however, oh boy was it rough. After spending over an hour trying to figure out what to do, the game's atmosphere and themes crumble away, and the I began to look at it from a mechanical point of view. "Okay, what haven't I clicked on yet," or "which item haven't I tried to use on everything yet?" are signs of desperation and even frustration. At that point, the creepy background sounds and eerie music were just noise and I was furiously clicking on everything in hopes that it would work. For players who end up at this point, I have a few tips. First of all, make sure you've read everything. Many times, hints are offered through various PDA journal entries or in the mouse-over descriptions of things. Read them carefully! Always try to combine items, and use items on just about everything. Finally, if you're truly stuck, look it up! It's better to keep moving with the story than to spend hours banging your head against the wall, hoping for the best. Shoutouts to my Destructoid colleague Stephen Turner for helping me through some of the harder puzzles; that guy is a rockstar. With the exception of those few obtuse puzzles, most of them range from very obvious to "just the right amount of thinking." As mentioned, hints are almost always available to those who are observant enough, even though some don't come off as hints initially. Piecing together these clues feels great, and solving most puzzles provides a strong sense of accomplishment. The game takes an interesting isometric perspective, similar to RPGs like Baldur's Gate or Planescape: Torment. The view cannot be zoomed in or rotated, so what you see is what you get. This is probably for the best, since the game uses a fairly low resolution and zooming in would not be pretty. It isn't always easy to see where to exit a room, so it's best to hover the mouse over the edges of each room to find all of the exits.  Objects that can be picked up or PDAs that can be read have a glint of light, signaling to the player that they should click on it. This helps alleviate the "pixel-hunt" that many adventure games suffer from, though not completely. While interactable items sparkle like a gem in the sky, environmental objects do not. I did occasionally find myself slowly scanning my mouse over an area to see if I had missed something to click on.  While this is inconsequential, the pathfinding in STASIS is a little wonky. Often times John will take the longer route to get to an item instead of the obviously shorter one. Some of the animations are also a bit funky; certain movements don't quite line up with the surrounding environments at times. Both of these have no gameplay impact, but they can break immersion and remind the player that they're playing a video game.  The model for John also stuck out as odd. He's completely dark, like a shadow. Other character models seem to have some texturing done, but John...doesn't. Even when in a room with plenty of light, John stands as a dark figure. It comes off as unfinished, though it seems to be a deliberate choice. The sound design, however, is top notch. Various background noises easily take front stage at times, making an already creepy room into a downright terrifying experience. Sound effects after interacting with specific objects are downright perfect, and make me question the lengths that the developer went to to get such sounds. STASIS is one of the most memorable experiences I've had from gaming in quite a while. Some puzzles can be frustratingly obtuse, but the majority are a pleasure to solve. The game will take most people between six to ten hours to complete, depending on puzzle-solving skill, and just about every moment is sure to stick with the player in some way. STASIS is a game that is not to be missed by anyone craving an eerie and sinister experience. [This review is based on a retail build of the game provided by the publisher.]
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Something you won't forget
Generally, I tend to avoid both adventure and horror games, which makes my attraction to STASIS a bit perplexing, since it's both of these things. I've been invested in the game's development for years, anticipating its relea...

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Turok and Turok 2 are being re-released for PC

Remember the kid named Turok?
Aug 26
// Chris Carter
Remember when Acclaim offered $10,000 to parents who named their kid "Turok?" I still get a good laugh out of that whenever I think of the series. Beyond that legacy they were actually fun little shooters, and now both Turok&...
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A ton of classic Bethesda and id games are coming to GOG

Elder Scrolls, DOOM, and Fallout
Aug 26
// Chris Carter
Bethesda is making quite the entrance today into, all of which are of course DRM-free. To celebrate, there will be discounts available on bundle packs for the next week. Here are all of the games you'll find on sale t...
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Dungeons & Dragons

D&D Forgotten Realms CRPGs are now available on

Get the graph paper ready
Aug 20
// Zack Furniss
Aside from a bit of Baldur's Gate and Neverwinter Nights, I never had the chance to play most of the Dungeon & Dragons game that came out for the PC. and Wizards of the Coast are giving people the o...
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Stasis shows sci-fi horror from a different perspective

Isometric adventure game releasing soon
Aug 10
// Jordan Devore
More sci-fi horror games? Sign us up. This one, Stasis, was made possible thanks to crowdfunding. It's an isometric point-and-click adventure game with shades of Event Horizon (cue mental images of a sliced-up Sam Neill). Ahe...
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Feist lives!

Hot damn! Feist hits Steam soon and it looks phenomenal

I had feared the worst
Jul 21
// Jordan Devore
"Feist isn't dead! Aiming for a 2011 release." That was a headline I wrote in January of 2011 and, no, I wasn't talking about the singer. I was referencing an enchanting, long-in-development game about a creature who must esc...

$5 Fallout 3 GOTY and Metro Redux titles

Jul 18 // Dealzon
Top Deals 14" Lenovo Y40-80 Laptop, i5-5200U, R9 M275, 8GB — $599  Two $50 PlayStation Network Codes — $85 Two $50 Xbox Gift Codes — $85 Green Man Gaming 2015 Summer Sale <- day 10 added below PSN Flash Sale GMG Summer Sale Use coupon DEALZO-NGMGSA-LESVVC <- derp forgot to mention this earlier Fighting Games Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds (Steam) — $4.80  (list price $12) Asskickers (Steam) — $4  (list price $10) Kiai Resonance (Steam) — $3.20  (list price $5) Skullgirls Deals (Steam) — $3  (list price $15) Titan Quest Deals (Steam) — $2.40  (list price $15) Ace of Spades (Steam) — $2.40  (list price $15) Vanguard Princess Deals (Steam) — $2  (list price $5) Fallout Fallout 3: GOTY Edition (Steam) — $5.44  (list price $20) Fallout: New Vegas (Steam) — $2  (list price $10) Fallout 2: A Post Nuclear RPG (Steam) — $2  (list price $10)   Metro Metro Redux Bundle (Steam) — $8  (list price $50) Metro Last Light Redux (Steam) — $5  (list price $25) Metro 2033 Redux (Steam) — $5  (list price $25) Borderlands Tales from the Borderlands (Telltale) — $13.40  (list price $25) Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition (Steam) — $8  (list price $40) Borderlands Game of the Year Edition (Steam) — $5.99  (list price $30) Recent Releases 07/14: Crusader Kings II: Horse Lords (Steam) — $12  (list price $15) 07/14: EA SPORTS Rory McIlroy PGA Tour (Xbox One) — $49.99  (list price $60) 06/23: Batman: Arkham Knight (PS4) — $49.99  (list price $60) Upcoming Releases 07/21: F1 2015 (Steam) — $39.49  (list price $60) 08/04: Rare Replay + $15 eGift Card (Xbox One) — $29.99  (list price $30) PC Game Deals The Witcher III: Wild Hunt (DRM-Free) — $29.99  (list price $60) Wasteland 2 (PC/Mac Download) — $19.99  (list price $40) <- GOG cheaper than GMG Pillars of Eternity Hero Edition (Steam) — $18.95  (list price $45) Unreal Series (DRM-Free) — $7.96  (list price $40) Saints Row IV - Game of the Century Edition (Steam) — $7.49  (list price $30) Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag (Uplay) — $7.49  (list price $30) Don't Starve (PC/Mac Download) — $4.99  (list price $15) Psychonauts (PC/Mac Download) — $2.49  (list price $10) Used Console Game Sale Battlefield: Hardline (Used, Xbox One, PS4) — $29.99  (list $50) Evolve (Used, PS4, Xbox One) — $12.99  (list price $60) PS4 DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition (PS4 - Used) — $24.99  (list $40) Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Complete (PS4 - Used) — $19.99 LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (PS4 - Used) — $17.99  (list price $60) Knack (PS4 - Used) — $17.99  (list price $40) Bound by Flame (PS4 - Used) — $14.99  (list price $30) Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS4 Used) — $8.99  (list price $20) Xbox One Dead or Alive 5: Last Round (Xbox One - Used) — $24.99  (list price $40) LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (Xbox One - Used) — $24.99  (list $60) NHL 15 (Xbox One - Used) — $24.99  (list price $30) Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Xbox One - Used) — $17.99  (list price $60) Dragon Age: Inquisition (Xbox One - Used) — $17.99  (list price $60) Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved (Xbox One - Used) — $17.99  (list price $40) UFC (Xbox One - Used) — $14.99  (list price $30) Wolfenstein: The New Order (Xbox One) — $14.99  (list price $23) Shape Up (Xbox One - Used) — $14.99  (list price $60) Bladestorm: Nightmare (Xbox One Used) — $14.99  (list price $60) Fighter Within (Xbox One - Used) — $12.99  (list price $40) Just Dance 2014 (Xbox One - Used) — $12.99  (list price $50) The Walking Dead: Complete First Season (XOne - Used) — $12.99  (list $30) Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag (Xbox One - Used) — $8.99  (list price $30) Laptop Deals 17" Lenovo Y70 Touch i7-4710HQ, GTX 860M, 8GB — $979.99  (list $1,450) 15.6" Asus i7-4700HQ, 8GB, GT 850M, 1080p Touch — $749.99  (list $1,100) 15.6" Lenovo Z51 i7-5500U, 8GB, Radeon R9 M375, 1080p — $699  (list $1,080) HDTV Deals 55" Samsung 4K LED TV + Wireless Sound Bar + $100 Visa Gift Card — $1,097.99 50" Sceptre LED HDTV — $299.99  32" Vizio LED HDTV (Refurbished) — $149.99  <- a TV for the bathroom!? Hardware Deals Xbox One Assassin's Creed: Unity Bundle — $319.99  (list price $400) Samsung 850 EVO SSD 2.5" 250GB — $89.99  (list price $150) Sandisk SSD Plus 2.5" 240GB — $79.99  (list price $110) Seagate Expansion 3TB External Hard Drive — $79.99  (list price $130) Game deals from Dealzon. Sales from certain retailers help support Destructoid.
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Just give us 4 already
GMG's Summer Sale turns day nine and with it comes a batch of post-apocalyptic games. Because if there's one thing human like to do -- it's make believe everything has gone to poo. Fallout 3 GOTY turns $5.44 while New Vegas i...

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Windows 10 expects a smooth transition to Windows 10

Anything less would be criminal
Jul 08
// Jordan Devore
This Windows 10 thing is happening soon. I've been trying not to anger the little upgrade icon in my taskbar and so far, so good. I'm still deciding if I want to move to a new operating system on July 29 considering Windows 7...
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Shadow Warrior 2

It might be nothing, but Shadow Warrior 2 is listed as free on GOG

This post is free of Lo Wang jokes
Jun 22
// Joe Parlock
[Update #2: Show's over, gang. Turns out it was nothing after all, according to an email from GOG: "It was just a glitch and now it's fixed."  Oh well. It was nice to dream.] [Update: The listing has since been removed...
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The Witcher 3's already been played for ten millennia or so

That's right -- 10,000 years
Jun 12
// Brett Makedonski
CD Projekt Red's The Witcher 3 is the type of game that you can sink a whole lot of hours into. Open-world role-playing games tend to run on the long side. It took testers 25 hours to speedrun it, after all. Couple that ...
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Weekend deals

Fallout 4 deal, $40 PlayStation TV, plus PC Summer Sales

How is it June already?
Jun 06
// Dealzon
We already noted the discount earlier this week, but the Fallout 4 pre-order deal is still alive and kicking at GMG for $48 after using their 20% off code. Interestingly enough, while there's no release date in sight, the gam...
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Get your tentacles ready!
We are back with another episode of Newstoid, your favorite video game news show. On this episode we discuss all things Fallout 4, dogs, and Splatoon takes over. I might be a bit biased, but I think this is our best episode ...

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GOG's summer sale kicks off today, runs until June 21

Free Sim City 2000 with $1 minimum
Jun 03
// Chris Carter
GOG (don't call 'em Good Old Games!) has kicked off its summer sale, which runs from June 3 until June 21. It involves a number of discounts, as well as bundles, giveaways, and freebies. For starters, anyone who spends at lea...
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GOG refusing to sell Hatred

Still coming to Steam and Desura
May 26
// Laura Kate Dale
Whatever your stance on the controversial game, Hatred is finally getting ready to release. Hatred will be coming to Desura, it will be the first AO rated title to come to Steam, but it will not be coming to GOG, kno...

RPG Deals: Witcher 3 and Shadow of Mordor up to 60% off

Dark fantasy time.
May 22
// Dealzon
Need some RPG love this Memorial Day weekend? On PC, both Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have some impressive discounts at GMG. In the case of Mordor, the game is instantly 50% off, dropping from ...
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GOG adds five DRM-free games to its catalog

From Deep Silver and Nordic
May 11
// Chris Carter
GOG prides itself on offering up a completely DRM-free service. Thankfully, there are now five more DRM-free games on the portal as of today, compliments of efforts between GOG, Deep Silver, and Nordic Games. Those titles inc...
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All the Witcher 3 pre-order deals available at up to 28% off

Witchin' deals
May 08
// Dealzon
Update: Title was previously "up to 35% off" but that was in error given the GMG deal has been long gone. Sorry for the goof. There's a mini pre-order price war of sorts going on with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and unsurp...
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GOG x Star Trek

Maximum Warp: GOG bringing back classic Star Trek games

Set Phasers to "Stunning Discounts"
May 07
// Josh Tolentino
Remember when GOG was called "Good Old Games"? When the fine folks at CD Projekt were more concerned about getting classic games like, er..NOX to contemporary players at low prices, rather than selling brand new games an...
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GOG Galaxy's gaming platform Galaxy now in beta

It's entirely optional
May 05
// Jordan Devore has launched Galaxy, its DRM-free gaming platform, in beta for Windows and Mac (with Linux support on the way). It's comparable to Steam, at least on the surface -- there's online chat, achievements, matchmaking, stat...
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Strategy RPG on PC

Telepath Tactics is out now on PC and it's hard as dongs

Oh good, everyone is dead...again
Apr 22
// Patrick Hancock
Telepath Tactics, a PC strategy RPG, has released today for $14.99. It's created from the ground up by a huge tactics fan, Craig Stern, and it shows. The game is brutally difficult and is intended for "Fire Emblem v...
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GOG accepting old CD keys for digital games

Dig through your cupboards and find that old manual
Apr 03
// Laura Kate Dale
Are you one of those gamers who have a mountain of old video game discs cluttering up their home for operating systems they no longer use? Do you fancy going back to one of those old games and not having to buy a new physical...
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Lucasfilm scores Zak McKracken, Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb

Plus Outlaws, Loom, The Dig, and Monkey Island: LeChuck's Revenge
Mar 19
// Jordan Devore
Lucasfilm and Disney are trickling out more good old games with digital-distribution premieres of Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders, Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb, and Outlaws on They're only $5.99 a pie...
Shelter 2 Trailer photo
Shelter 2 Trailer

Shelter 2's latest trailer will thaw the coldest of hearts

Pre-orders now available, stackable disounts for Shelter owners
Feb 26
// Rob Morrow
I was reminded of Might and Delight's upcoming abstract adventure game Shelter 2 the other evening as I was winding my way up into the snowy, North Carolina highlands at dusk. As I made the last few icy turns appro...
Hotline Miami 2 photo
Hotline Miami 2

Answer Hotline Miami 2's call on March 10, 2015

$14.99 on Win/Mac/Linux and PS3/PS4/Vita
Feb 25
// Jordan Devore
No maybe about it: Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number will release on March 10, just as the cryptic phone message seemed to indicate. The ferocious overhead action game is headed to Steam and (Windows, Mac, Linux), and Pla...
Shelter 2 photo
Shelter 2

Shelter 2 dips its adorable little lynx toes into March

What should their names be?
Feb 09
// Jordan Devore
Despite the typical Portland bleakness, I'm all warm and fuzzy after rewatching this Cuteness in Shelter 2 video Steven posted the other week. Those lynx cubs had better not die young. We've been saying February for months no...

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