The GOG Winter Sale has just begun and, in addition to the usual round of discounted games, the site is giving away the full version of Full Throttle Remastered, normally priced at $14.99, for free.
Gamers of a certain age remember a classic era of gaming, full of CRTs, blinking lights, and plastic cartridges. But are our memories nothing more than biased nostalgia, or was there really something special back then that’s been lost in the shift to modern, online-focused games? Sarah Brown takes a look at how the themes of classic and modern gaming compare.
GOG.com has unveiled “Wave II” of its LucasArts re-release plan, announcing the availability of the complete X-Wing series along with many more classic and popular games.
Computer gaming arguably started with a Star Trek game, and there have been countless games spanning the vast Star Trek universe since then. Some are undeniable classics that changed the industry; others are total stinkers that abuse Star Trek’s good name. To help you navigate the good from the bad, here’s our list of the 10 Best Star Trek games in the quadrant.
There are a number of inexpensive USB gamepads available for your Mac, but some Mac owners already have a perfectly good PlayStation 4 DualShock controller sitting in their living rooms. Wouldn’t it be great to just use the PS4 controller with your Mac? Well, good news! You can!
If you’re bored and looking for some nostalgic fun, don’t head to the Mac App Store and purchase a new game. Instead, fire up Terminal and locate one of several arcade classics that are hidden right on your Mac in the Emacs text editor.
Prepare yourselves, Star Wars fans, one of the franchise’s biggest game series is about to see action once again. Leaked information over at GOG.com indicates that the service, which updates classic games to be playable on modern computers, has secured X-Wing and TIE Fighter, two of the most beloved games in history, for a digital DRM-free re-release.
3D Realms, former game developer and publisher that defined PC gaming in the early 1990s, has returned to offer a compilation of the company’s classic genre-defining games. The 3D Realms Anthology, released via digital download this week, features 32 games updated with a custom launcher to run on modern versions of Windows.
Atari has announced a partnership with gambling game company Pariplay to develop real money versions of its classic games for casinos, lotteries, and online and mobile devices. Is this a terrible fate for some of history’s most important games, or just another fun way to lose the house?
Two new gaming records were set last week after an Ohio man played the classic arcade game Armor Attack for more than 85 hours on a single credit, achieving both record-breaking total play time as well as a new all-time high score.