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GOG.COM kicks off their Black Friday Sale

gog.com kicks off their black friday sale linux mac windows pc drm-free games

GOG.COM kicks off their Black Friday Sale for Linux, Mac and Windows PC DRM-free games. There is also a range of discounts available in the Sale. Specifically for those who appreciate DRM-free games.

Black Friday Sale releases live GOG.com earlier this year

black friday sale on gog com releases earlier linux mac pc

Black Friday is coming to GOG.com early this year with a few dozen #special and bundle starting on Tuesday, November 22 at 3am PT / 12pm CET.

Meanwhile, Playdead’s #INSIDE and #LIMBO make their all-too-appropriate debuts in the sale, with LIMBO at 80% OFF or available Free on Connect for existing Steam owners.
Black Friday is about the deals, so here are some of the highlights:

As you can see, there are consequently a few games available Linux, and others that will work using WINE. That being said, make sure to link your Steam account to GOG for a Free game.

The GOG Black Friday specials last until Sunday, November 27, 11:59 CET.

LIMBO will be available on GOG Connect until January 1, 11:59 CET.


The GOG.com 2016 Summer Sale launches with more than 1,000 Deals and Free Games


It’s time for another adventurous Summer Sale on GOG.com: join us for two whole weeks and lie by an ocean of #game #premiers and 1000+ deals, gather XP to unlock free games, and participate in summer activities! The Summer Sale starts on June 8, 6:00 AM PT /15:00 CEST.

System Shock 2 is free during the first 48 hours to help improve the GOG Galaxy client (Windows PC) with a stress test giveaway: simply, visit the sale through the client, then claim and download your free game.

This is also the perfect opportunity for Homeworld Remastered Collection to make it’s long-awaited DRM-free debut, and with a 50% discount on Windows PC. Passionately loved and endlessly replayed, the epic RTS arrives in response to over 50,000 wishlist votes from the GOG community. It premiers’ alongside the latest, massive patch filled with anticipated key updates to the remastered classic.

Collect XP to earn free games: check in every day, participate in activities, and grab games during the sale to unlock a free copy of: Spelunky, Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers – 20th Anniversary Edition, and Dreamfall Chapters Season Pass.

GOG Plays on Twitch: join us for the twitch plays event and help the GOG community achieve greatness in Stardew Valley and Grim Fandango Remastered – all for a collective XP boost. The first event begins Thursday, June 9, at 4:00 PM UTC.

New deals will be added every 24 hours as the 2016 Summer Sale marches on, starting with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (-50%), Rebel Galaxy (-50%), and Day of the Tentacle Remastered (-33%) as well as bundles including X-Wing and TIE Fighter, D&D Gold Box classics and more. Check in every day and stay tuned for more awesome deals and GOG.com premieres!

The 2016 Summer Sale will last until Wednesday, June 22, 12:59 PM UTC / 14:59 CEST / 5:59 AM PDT / 8:59 AM EDT.


Kôna: Day One now available on GOG’s Games in Development Program on Windows PC


Kôna: Day One, the first act of Parabole’s interactive tale set in the 1970s Canadian north, is available now on GOG’s new Games in Development program. Players can discover what lies in store for Carl Faubert, private detective, as he begins to investigate an increasingly unusual case in an eerie, blizzard-stricken town, but on Windows PC only right now.

Find Kôna: Day One on GOG at 33% off.

Parabole is proud to have Kôna: Day One appear in GOG’s hand-picked selection of promising games still in development and believes feedback obtained from the GOG community will be extremely helpful in making the game as enjoyable as possible.

“GOG’s careful selection and personal approach in deciding which titles make their way into the Games in Development program helps nurture a strong relationship between developers and players,” says Alexandre Fiset, CEO of Parabole. “Additionally, we fully support GOG’s DRM-free model and no-questions-asked return policy, which both create a worry-free purchasing experience for players.”

Kôna: Day One heads into full release later in Q1 across Linux, Mac, and Windows PC. So be patient, a native build will happen soon.

Find out more at konagame.com or follow @KonaGame on Twitter for the latest updates.


GOG.com takes on old-school with Codemasters games now available on Linux


While everyone’s enjoying their #holiday preparations and #gift #shopping outings, our Product team was busy getting a bunch of Linux installers for Codemasters games up and running to deliver to your loving gamer arms. The titles we’ve got for Linux are 100% functional on Ubuntu 14.04, as well as Mint 17.

The games you can now enjoy on your penguin-tastic platform of choice are:

Cannon Fodder
A title you may remember from the times of Amiga or Sega Genesis gaming, this game will have you guide your squad through various scenarios and encounters, completing objectives and eliminating foes. Be warned, though – it does get quite challenging at later levels!

Cannon Fodder 2
Played the original? Survived? The Codemasters crew wants to finish you off in the sequel. The soldiers of Cannon Fodder have been kidnapped by a squad of aliens. Can you save a foreign world from invasion? Probably not, but give it a go anyway!

Leisure Suit Larry
With a suit that’s been out of style since before it was made and determination to get all the bodacious babes on the block, this classic is a risque point-and-click adventure that fans of dirty humor will enjoy.

Sensible World of Soccer 96/97
Or football, as we call it on this side of the pond. Take a shot at training or playing for your very own team of world-class sportsmen or local underdogs from almost a decade ago. Pixellated stats, exciting stick-figure plays, and one button that covers all your in-game needs. Need we say more?

Still not enough Linux for you? Check out almost 400 other Linux games available in our DRM-free catalog!


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