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GOG Galaxy 2.0 enters closed beta: How to sign up

GOG Galaxy 2.0 enters closed beta: How to sign up

Last month, GOG announced an interesting new PC client called GOG Galaxy 2.0. As you might expect, you'll be able to use GOG Galaxy 2.0 to manage and launch the games you've purchased through GOG's store, but this release takes things a significant step further. The goal of GOG Galaxy 2.0 is to collect all your games in one place, regardless of where you bought them or the platforms you own them on.

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Telltale’s entire game catalog is about to disappear from GOG

Telltale’s entire game catalog is about to disappear from GOG

Last year, Telltale games closed its doors for good. It was a sad end to a studio that had persisted in the games industry for 14 years, building a name for itself with episodic adventure games based on big-name licenses. Now, nearly eight months after the company went defunct, GOG has announced that it will soon be removing all remaining Telltale games from its catalog.

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GOG Galaxy 2.0 wants to change the way we play PC games

GOG Galaxy 2.0 wants to change the way we play PC games

Today, GOG made an ambitious announcement: it wants to fix the problem of fractured game libraries and friends lists with a new service called GOG Galaxy 2.0. On PC, there are multiple storefronts and (often) accompanying clients that launch the games we've purchased - be it Steam, Origin, GOG, UPlay, and now the Epic Games Store, the games we buy on PC are often split between multiple libraries, and that can make it difficult to keep track of them all.

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Original Battlefront lands on GOG in time for Star Wars Day

Original Battlefront lands on GOG in time for Star Wars Day

If there's one good thing that came from all of the controversy surrounding the turbulent launch of Star Wars: Battlefront 2 in 2017, it's that the classic Battlefront games were thrust back into the spotlight as examples of just how good the series used to be. Perhaps it isn't surprising, then, to hear that the original Battlefront is coming to GOG today, which as always means that it'll be available DRM-free.

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Classic Warcraft games go digital for the first time ever today

Classic Warcraft games go digital for the first time ever today

Well, that was fast: it was only a few weeks ago that Blizzard brought the original Diablo to GOG, saying at the time that digital releases of Warcraft and Warcraft 2 would follow. Today is the big day apparently, because both titles have appeared on GOG. This marks the first time either game has been available digitally, so if you've got a nostalgic itch you need to scratch, you can now do so without having to track down a game disc first.

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Original Diablo kicks off classic Blizzard re-releases on GOG

Original Diablo kicks off classic Blizzard re-releases on GOG

If you've got a soft spot for Blizzard's classic games from the 1990s, then here's some good news: Blizzard is bringing some of those titles to GOG. The release of these classic titles begins today with the original Diablo, marking the first time it's been available digitally. If you're one of the many who got started with the series with Diablo 2 and you've wanted to see how it all began, this is likely the best chance you'll get.

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Cyber Monday 2018 Buyers Guide: the best digital deals in town

Cyber Monday 2018 Buyers Guide: the best digital deals in town

Another Thanksgiving, another maddening run to get the best Black Friday sales deals. These days, though, you rarely need to literally run and rampage through stores thanks to online shopping. In fact, some of the deals aren’t even physical things you need to race for to grab before anyone else. So while you recover from the weekend’s festivities and frenzy, why not grab an app or game that’s going to last you more than just one season.

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Stardew Valley’s big multiplayer update is now live on PC

Stardew Valley’s big multiplayer update is now live on PC

Today is a big day for Stardew Valley fans, because multiplayer has arrived at last. That's the case in the PC, Mac, and Linux versions of the game at least, and the update that enables multiplayer is actually a massive one. That's because it's also adding a bunch of new content to the game, so there's plenty here for folks who prefer playing alone as well.

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No Man’s Sky update: Another multiplayer mistake

No Man’s Sky update: Another multiplayer mistake

Yesterday, No Man's Sky received a massive update that made a lot of sweeping changes to the game. The biggest addition is unquestionably that of true-to-form multiplayer, which players have been waiting for since day one. Unfortunately, it seems that not all No Man's Sky owners will be getting multiplayer right away.

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GOG summer sale kicks off with excellent deals and freebies

GOG summer sale kicks off with excellent deals and freebies

While summer is generally a great time of year for all inhabitants of our fair planet, it's particularly exciting for PC gamers. It's a period of more gaming sales than you can shake a stick at, and while the Steam summer sale might be the obvious destination for a lot of gamers, there are plenty of others that shouldn't be ignored. GOG in particular is looking to beat Steam to the punch this year, launching its own summer sale earlier today.

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GOG Profiles launch at the worst possible time

GOG Profiles launch at the worst possible time

GOG, which originally stood for Good Old Games, has slowly been trying to expand its original scope while still staying true to its mission of delivering DRM-free games. It has long started offering recent or even new titles and has made a Steam-like GOG Galaxy software. While those have mostly been received warmly, its latest new feature might ruffle a few feathers. GOG has just announced the addition of User Profiles, offering social features at a time when social networks have come under intense scrutiny over privacy issues.

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GOG’s Most Wanted sale discounts some excellent PC games

GOG’s Most Wanted sale discounts some excellent PC games

While Steam gets most of the attention when it comes to big PC gaming sales, the folks over at GOG know how to put together a good bunch of deals too. Today, GOG kicked off its "Most Wanted Games Sale," which discounts the most wishlisted games from its users. It's definitely a good idea to check this sale out, then, as most of the discounted titles will be ones that are popular among the PC playing masses.

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