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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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Myst 25th anniversary Kickstarter brings all 7 titles to Windows 10

Myst 25th anniversary Kickstarter brings all 7 titles to Windows 10

Although it’s arguably not as iconic as, say, Doom, Cyan World’s Myst has a cult following that the 90s gaming market by surprise and have been referenced in pop culture and media time and again. Since its initial release, the game has produced 5 sequels and one 3D “remake”. Given its age, however, not all those titles have become available or work on the latest Windows systems. Now the developers have gathered all 7 titles into one to make them all work on Windows 10 in a 25th anniversary collection only available from Kickstarter.

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Darkwood developers put the game on Pirate Bay for those who can’t pay

Darkwood developers put the game on Pirate Bay for those who can’t pay

While most indie game developers would prefer that players didn't pirate their titles, the three-person team calling itself Acid Wizard Studio have done things a bit differently. They've taken their recently released horror game Darkwood and put it up for free on the popular torrent site Pirate Bay, all without any DRM. The reason? They simply want everyone who's interested to play their game, even if they can't afford it.

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Steam and GOG sales celebrate Star Wars Day early

Steam and GOG sales celebrate Star Wars Day early

Star Wars Day is quickly approaching, but Steam and GOG have decided to start the festivities a little early. Both online retailers have kicked off special sales in celebration of Star Wars Day, discounting much of their Star Wars game catalogs. There are some good deals to be found, provided you aren't like me and don't already buy all the Star Wars-related stuff you come across.

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GOG Galaxy goes out of beta, adds cloud saving

GOG Galaxy goes out of beta, adds cloud saving

When it comes to digital distribution of PC games, Steam is undoubtedly the most well-known name, though some, like EA, have their own stores and distribution systems. Steam, however, is hardly the only game in town, especially when it comes to older titles. That's where GOG, formerly "Good Old Games", comes in. With GOG Galaxy, however, it is becoming more like Steam but with one important caveat: the user is still in (almost) complete control of everything.

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The 8 best PC games under $10 (Late 2016)

The 8 best PC games under $10 (Late 2016)

Buying a new game when you only have $10 to spare can be a tough proposition. Luckily, if you're playing on PC, there are a number of games that go for a Hamilton or less. The problem then becomes separating the good from the bad, which can be tricky considering the sheer number of games on platforms like Steam and GOG. So, in an attempt to do just that, here are 8 excellent PC games that can be purchased for $10 or less.

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GOG kicks off Back to School sale, adds new titles to GOG Connect

GOG kicks off Back to School sale, adds new titles to GOG Connect

If you think you're capable of facing a new school year with a host of new games serving as a distractions, then perhaps you'd like to know that GOG has kicked off a Back to School sale. Throughout this sale, GOG has promised that more than 300 games will be getting discounts, with prices dropping as much as 90% in some cases.

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No Man’s Sky is now available on Steam and GOG

No Man’s Sky is now available on Steam and GOG

No Man's Sky has been the center of much discussion this week, finally launching on PlayStation 4 after a handful of disappointing delays. If PC is your preferred gaming platform, the wait was even longer (though only slightly), but your time has come at last: No Man's Sky has launched on PC, hitting the storefronts of Steam and GOG just a few minutes ago.

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