Monthly Archives: December 2017

Looking back at 2017 on GOG.com

We made it! You made it! 2017 is almost over – and whatever your take on the world at large, only one thing can truly be said for certain: it’s been a great year for all of us here at GOG.com – thank you for being a part of it!

Let’s take a brief look back at the year 2017…

Over 2000 DRM-free games

Our catalog passed two thousand titles in 2017 – but if you know us, you know it’s not just about the numbers. These are over two thousand unique experiences that we truly believe are worth playing!

Did somebody say good old games? Well, we brought back quite a few of them this year – the really tough ones and the ones we really missed – restored by our talented teams and friends across the net. There is the Jazz Jackrabbit series – CliffyB’s gaming debut; SWAT 4 – happily no longer among PC Gamer’s “15 great games you can’t buy digitally”; The Suffering series – with scary monsters by Stan Winston Studios; the delicious Pizza Tycoon series; many long-lost Sierra classics Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom, Rise of the Dragon, Heart of China; Titanic: Adventure out of Time… and more!

But the good and old is only half the story. 2017 was an amazing year for gaming, with award winning and groundbreaking productions releasing DRM-free on GOG.com. If the indie revolution is behind us, then this is the renaissance!

2017 gave us Divinity: Original Sin 2 – PC Gamer’s Game of the Year and this year’s most popular game on GOG.com! Followed by Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – Best Audio Design, Impact, and Best Performance at The Game Awards; ELEX the niche but loveable Piranha Bytes RPG; <a target="_blank" …read more

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Fran Bow, The Flame in the Flood, Project Highrise, Strategy First and many more

We just finished up the big big Winter Sale and you hopefully grabbed something for your gamer friends and yourself. Or maybe… maybe you just forgot about your loved ones. Hey, stuff happens, we are only human.

This Weekly Sale is a medley for every kind of gamer – like the quaint [and quite deadly] survival through The Flame in the Flood, or the managerial challenges facing Project Highrise [because that’s what grownups do for fun… right?], or adventure through the clinically messed up mind of Fran Bow [mother-in-law one-liner here].

Speaking of which, to master the holidays, one must first master the art of tactical retreat – that’s where the whole Strategy First catalog comes into play, whether it’s with Jagged Alliance or Combat Chess, you’ll need the practice.

Whatever your reasons, the deals must keep flowing! Have a browse through our last-minute gift ideas – maybe you’ll find something to love, maybe you’ll find something cheap and giftable. No judgment, only good games over here.

This Weekly Sale will last until January 1, 11 PM UTC.

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The Dealer’s Apprentice

This is a high-stakes game, where weapons, companions, and monsters will enter the fight as the cards dictate. The stakes just got a bit higher, and it looks like 2018 will bring even more content and challenges!

But who better to talk about the future of Hand of Fate 2 than the architects of the game? Read on!

“Today sees the release of the first of our free add-ons for Hand of Fate 2 – The Dealer’s Apprentice! On starting a new run, players will unlock new Dealer-inspired customization options, while those who have completed the final challenge will be awarded the ultimate prize: a Dealer companion of their very own! To claim the Dealer’s Apprentice, simply head into the new Additional Content menu item at the start screen and select “Claim”.

The Dealer’s Apprentice is just a tiny taste of the cool ways we’ll be expanding Hand of Fate 2 in the new year. It’s no secret that we’ve been working on a full-featured Endless Mode – one that will provide both hardcore and casual players with fresh challenges and a ton of new unlockables. Beyond that (and without spoiling too much), we’ve got a brand new enemy faction in the works, even more companion characters, engaging new challenges, and some exciting new weapons and artefacts, as well as cool tweaks to a few already in the game (why should Estrella be the only one able to enjoy those flintlock pistols, amiright?).

2018 is going to be a big year for Hand of Fate 2, so stick around, folks. We’ve got plenty of tricks still up our sleeves.”

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Brothers of the Watch, assemble!

Heroes of Hammerwatch is coming soon, DRM-free on GOG.com.

Set in the same pixelated fantasy universe as Hammerwatch, this is a rogue-lite action-adventure meant to be enjoyed both solo and with friends. Your hero’s progress is persistent, so choose your class wisely among the 7 diverse ones available, and get ready for a real challenge with procedurally generated levels that will keep you guessing and secrets lurking around each corner.

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Attack the block!

Minecraft: Story Mode – Season Two, Episode 5 is now available DRM-free on GOG.com.
In the dramatic conclusion of Season Two, the stakes get…taller than ever as the ruthless Admin has seized control of Beacontown, threatening to wreak devastation and have Jesse take the fall for it. As panic breaks out among the population, the team devises a plan to cut Admin down to size – a plan so crazy and out-of-the-block that it just might work.

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Dressed to kill.

White Death Bundle and Vintage Gunslinger Bundle two DLC packs for Dying Light: The Following Enhanced Edition, are now available, DRM-free on GOG.com.

Zombie-killing can be messy business and more often than not you need to use whatever gear is at hand. However, show up dressed for the occasion and your job could get much easier, not to mention stylish. The White Death and Vintage Gunslinger Bundles provide you with new formidable weapons and blueprints, character outfits, buggy paint jobs, and one new vehicle each to put the fear of death back in the undead.

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Survival of the creepiest.

Orc Schism, a new DLC pack for the zombie apocalypse action/RPG Zombasite is now available, DRM-free on GOG.com with a 10% launch discount until December 25, 6PM UTC. The base game is 50% off for the duration of the Winter Sale.
The devious zombasite had found its way into the Orc genome and the wild mutations that occur bring about three fierce new factions: the savage Dark Orcs, the horrifyingly enigmatic Mutated, and the all-powerful Zombie Lords. Push back the infestation with more quests in new areas, and try your hand at new class combinations with the inclusion of the Bard specialties.

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Stories of our sinful lives.

The Pillars of the Earth is now available DRM-free on GOG.com with a 33% discount for the duration of the Winter Sale.
In the darkest of times, being hunted for what you believe in is the rule rather than the exception. As their involvement in the construction of the cathedral becomes increasingly more complicated, Aliena, Jack, and Philip find their very lives threatened and their choices moving forward will now weigh more heavily than ever.

This season pass gives access to all three episodes, as they become available.

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Unlimited power!

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and The Force Unleashed II are now available, DRM-free on GOG.com with a 66% discount for the duration of the Winter Sale.
Devastating force powers, impressive setpieces, fast-paced action and an intriguing story full of twists, turns, and familiar faces: that’s the power of the Force Unleashed. Follow the incredible exploits of Starkiller, Darth Vader’s secret apprentice, and witness a never-before-seen story that could change the fate of the galaxy. No enemy can stand in Starkiller’s way, but Vader’s dark manipulations and his own questionable choices will put him on a dangerous path that not even his fearsome powers can avert.

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I have a good feeling about this!

LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars and LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga are now available, DRM-free on GOG.com with a 66% discount for the duration of the Winter Sale.
Looking forward to reunite with the plucky Padawan Ahsoka Tano, the cowardly General Grievous, or a heroic Anakin Skywalker from The Clone Wars? LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars puts a comedic spin on the saga with characters, vehicles, powers, and scenarios inspired by the movies and animated series.
Feeling the nostalgia stirring within you? The Complete Saga will let you experience the original and prequel saga with over 120 playable characters, creative puzzles, and plenty of Force-sensitive slapstick humor.

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