Digital-distribution platform Steam has begun hosting week-long deals, starting with four titles that are 50 to 75 percent off until February 18 at 10:00am Pacific. The games in question are an assorted bunch: FlatOut ($1.87), Steel Storm: Burning Retribution ($2.49), Alpha Prime ($1.25), and Karateka ($4.99).
Not exactly something to write home about, though I will say that the very notion of week-long deals is enticing. It's not like I'm checking in on Steam every daily to see what's been discounted -- thank goodness -- so having a bit more time for the word to get out sounds good to me.
Last Friday we shared the details of an awesome GOG.com contest where you could win one of 41 games just by identifying five pieces of videogame music. Here are the answers! I've received word from GOG that they've already begun sending out codes. Were you able to name each of the five songs? Let us know in the comments if you were one of the lucky winners! (And which game you chose!)more
GamersGate has got a glut of offers on this weekend, reducing the Jagged Alliance games and the Men of War franchises by up to 75%. Also on GamersGate, Metro 2033 is cut down by 66% off its usual price. Over on GreenManG...more
[Update: Contest over! Here's the link to the answers; were you one of the lucky winners?] In the mood for some good old (and not so old) games on the cheap? GOG.com is holding a pretty awesome 50% off promotion for its 41-g...more