Tag Archives: good old games

GOG.com opens GOG Galaxy public beta, vows support for more triple-A titles

GOG.com is opening its new online gaming platform to the public, highlighting its completely ‘optional’ and ‘free’ nature to gamers. GOG Galaxy has been in alpha testing for months, but will be brought into open public beta as of today (May 5th). Among the core factors GOG hopes will attract …

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Good Old Games reveals Steam-rivalling GOG Galaxy

Steam but without any DRM or online requirements – that’s effectively the pitch for CDProjekt’s new GOG Galaxy client. The PC software is completely optional and does not need to be connected to the internet for access, although obviously online multiplayer, achievement sharing and the like will only work if …

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CD Projekt would consider an Early Access system for Good Old Games

With the likes of DayZ and Rust enjoying huge success on the Steam Early Access system, it’s no surprise the model has caught the attention of other digital retailers. And it looks as if Good Old Games could be the first rival to step up to the plate and offer …

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GOG scraps regional pricing plans

Titles purchased from Good Old Games will cost the same no matter where you are in the world when you purchase them. That’s the message from GOG after the digital retailer announced that it is to abandon previously announced plans to vary the pricing of its titles in different regions. …

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Fallout series pulled from GoG’s digital catalogue

Having set the internet alight late last year by giving the games away for free, Good Old Games has seen the Fallout series removed from its store. Those who have previously bought or acquired the games via the retailer will still be able to download them from the ‘My Games’ …

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Out with the old, in with the GOG

Popular games download service GOG.com has enjoyed a relaunch of sorts with its focus no longer on simply good old games”. Instead, the portal will now offer a mixture of old and new titles, though it stays true to its established principle of only selling titles without DRM. Newer means …

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GoG.com: ‘DRM harms sales’

Digital rights management fails to prevent illegal game sales, says digital download firm Good Old Games. Speaking at the 2011 London Games Conference, GoG.com’s MD Guillaume Rambourg said: DRM does not protect your product, I should think it will harm your sales in the long run. DRM does not protect …

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Good Old Games wages war on DRM

Far from protecting the games industry, DRM is actually damaging it according to the MD of download site Good Old Games Guillaume Rambourg. GoG.com offers a number of titles, all of which are completely free of any digital rights management restrictions. To beat piracy, our offer to gamers had to …

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PopCap, Parker, OnLive and GoG.com join LGC line-up

Digital games experts from around the world will convene in London this November. The final schedule for November 10th’s London Games Conference has been set, with speakers from leading online games firms PopCap, OnLive and Good Old Games plus analyst Nick Parker joining the roster. A full schedule can be …

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GOG: DRM treats gamers like criminals

Good Old Games has spoken against DRM, saying that some of the anti-piracy measures in use treat consumers like criminals. Speaking to Adventure Classic Gaming, the site’s PR and marketing manager Lukasz Kukawski added that draconian DRM software” scares off potential customers. Treating a legitimate customer like a potential criminal …

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