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GOG removes the first two Descent games due to licensing issues

GOG.com (née Good Old Games) has removed the Descent games from sale after developer Parallax Software terminated its contract with publisher Interplay over unpaid royalties. According to a post on GOG's forums from developers M...   read

 
 
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Be sure to grab Giants: Citizen Kabuto for free on GOG.com

GOG.com is ending its Big Winter Sale with a free game. And it's a rather good one, at that! For the remainder of the site-wide sale, Giants: Citizen Kabuto is free to claim and keep. This game is part third-person action, part real-time st...   read

 
 
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What happened to Fallout dev's cancelled Mad Max game?

If Mad Max: Fury Road had been released twenty years ago, the accompanying video game - currently in development by Avalanche Studios and scheduled for release this coming September - might've been created by Fallout developer Interplay. Un...   read

 
 
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ClayFighter

Haha, really? Interplay is bringing back ClayFighter

Mere days ago, I hoped out loud that 2015 would become the year of clay for videogames, and now there's an announcement for a remaster of ClayFighter. Shame it won't be out until 2016. Interplay and Drip Drop Games (who?) are promising "the...   read

 
 
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Own Interplay's entire GOG.com library for $125

Running through this list of discounted Interplay titles on GOG.com, all I see is dollar signs and my bank account draining. Thankfully, I've played a fair number of these before and can resist the urge to rebuy. The games themselves are ha...   read

 
 
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Interplay gets Freespace

Interplay now owns the Freespace IP

In this week's episode of The Question, I talked about how much I'd like to see a new Freespace game; now we've gotten an update as to who owns the Freespace IP. Coincidence? Almost certainly. Polygon has discovered that the intellectual pr...   read

 
 
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To the depths and back in Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel

Jordan and I are pushing further in our play of the tragically existent Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel. The mayor of Carbon, Texas is sending us down to the bottom of a crater where he swears the people we're looking for have gone to, ...   read

 
 
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Watch the worst Fallout game ever made

Jordan and I have started a new game in our Couch Campaign, and it's one that I have been excited to play since we first began talking about the project. As a huge fan of the Fallout franchise and a lover of top-down, exploration shoo...   read

 
 
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Mario's Game Gallery
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Behold, the first Mario game voiced by Charles Martinet

[Update: And I've just been informed that Mario was voiced in Mario Teaches Typing, which predates even Hotel Mario. The original 1991 DOS version used a different actor, but a 1995 CD-ROM re-release replaced him with Martinet. However, I'...   read

 
 
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Interplay has massive 'pay what you want' sale on GOG.com

Interplay has followed Larian Studios to become the next company offering a "pay what you want" sale on GOG.com. If Larian's deals didn't get your attention, this most certainly shall. They've got an interesting little setup going on. ...   read

 
 


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Weekend PC download deals: Interplay, Alan Wake, Wargame

It may not be a holiday weekend but there's still plenty of great PC download deals to be had. Gamersgate has knocked 33% off the recently released PC version of Alan Wake (both the standard and collector's editions). Meanwhile on Steam, th...   read

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Journey, FEZ, and Wasteland 2!

Happy Friday, folks! In case you missed it, The Destructoid Show went live earlier today, and in addition to giving out four codes for Waveform on Steam, we also covered a metric shit-ton of news that happened recently - some good, some ba...   read

 
 
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GDC: The original Fallout was coded in two weeks' time

At GDC 2012, Tim Cain provided insight into the development of his landmark game, Fallout, in one of the conference's popular Classic Game Postmortem sessions. As a huge Fallout fan, I couldn't miss the opportunity to learn new nuggets of i...   read

 
 
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The DTOID Show: XCOM, Diablo III, and PC Dark Souls?

Hey gang! Here's today's Destructoid Show news segment. We've got some decent stories today, and I have a new shirt! Also, Tara looks nice today and my mug is shaped like Boba Fett and there is Mountain Dew inside it! 1. We've got act...   read

 
 
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Interplay's Fallout MMO is done as Bethesda wins battle

The long, bitter legal battle between Bethesda and Interplay has finally resolved today, with Bethesda emerging the victor. Interplay officially has no claim to the Fallout IP, and its plans to create a Fallout MMO are now through.  "U...   read

 
 
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MDK2 is getting some HD love on PC

MDK2, one of BioWare's lesser known titles, recently got a WiiWare port which is great if you have a Wii, not so much for the rest of us. Good news is that some BioWare vets (now with Overhaul Games) are reworking the old title for a HD re-...   read

 
 
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GOG's Interplay sale will make your wallet cry

Good Old Games is having a 50% off sale for all the 32 Interplay games in their library. Each game is now only $2.99 until July 4th, and you can buy all of them for $95.68 although the only benefit of that not clicking 32 times. What games ...   read

 
 
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MDK2 ready for WiiWare on May 9

Here's something you might have totally forgotten. Last year, we mentioned that BioWare-developed cult classic MDK2 was receiving a WiiWare port. It was admittedly a strange announcement; as with most outlandish WiiWare news, I expected thi...   read

 
 
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Interplay: Bethesda's Fallout MMO lawsuit is absurd

If you've not been following the long Bethesda vs. Interplay struggle, take my advice -- don't. It's utterly stupid and depressing, and the latest chapter takes it to a whole new realm of stupid. Bethesda has claimed that it only allowed In...   read

 
 
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Hurry up and buy Planescape: Torment on Good Old Games

I have to say that I was mildly miffed when Good Old Games pulled its weird little PR stunt last week, pretending they were dying and then showing up in wizard robes going "Fooled you! We were just coming out of beta! You looked silly, wail...   read

 
 
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Fallout Online viral advertising moves to religion

We've seen neither hide nor hair of the actual Fallout Online game save for a few screens that arose from the court battle between Interplay and Bethesda, but we have seen the start of some viral campaigns for the game. And now they're gett...   read

 
 
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Fallout Online starts the viral marketing

With the legal troubles behind them it seems that Interplay is back in action and actually working on Fallout Online, or they're just sending out teasers  and launching that website with beta sign ups during E3 to get everyone's hop...   read

 
 
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MDK2 coming to Wii and PC

MDK2 is quite the game. It's a little weird, but a total blast to play with some really creative level design for its three playable characters. Or so I'm told. I've never actually dug into it because I have a fear of characters with large ...   read

 
 
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Earthworm Jim HD is quadrupling the groovyness

I love me some Earthworm Jim, but the prospect of yet another re-release of the original game, even in sparkly high-definition, left me wanting. I want new Jim, not old Jim that I've played a thousand times before. Then I watched the above...   read

 
 
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Bethesda drops Interplay suit, V13 may move forward now

In a maneuver which is bound to surprise some people, Bethesda has decided to no longer pursue an appeal in their case against Interplay over claimed breaches of contract in regards to licensing the Fallout franchise. The appeal was for an ...   read

 
 
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