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by Nick Puleo 0
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Duke Nukem 3D is Free for 48 Hours at GoG

PC classic game Duke Nukem 3D is free for 48 hours over at GoG.com as part of their Winter promotion.  The game was released in 1997 for DOS and became an instant hit for PC gamers.  Duke Nukem 3D supports four player co-op via LAN or Internet through the entire campaign.  We've seen a recent release on Xbox Live Arcade which bumped the co-op count from 4 to 8, as well.  The version on GoG is the Atomic Edition.

by Andrew Gaskill 1
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Baldur's Gate 2 Now Available from Good Old Games

Baldur's Gate 2, which may as well be called "This is Dungeons and Dragons," is now available for your six player online co-op pleasure at Good Old Games.com.  For those of you not familiar with gog.com, they have an amusing 'about us' page that pretty much gives you the nuts and bolts of the operation.  The long and short of it is that gog.com offers out of print PC games as digital downloads when they aren't faking going out of business.  Stupid marketing ploys aside, the site seems solid.

by Marc Allie 9
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Good Old Games Closure Faked, Was Marketing Ploy

Earlier this week, we brought you the news that Good Old Games, which sells old out of print PC games via digital download, was shutting down.  It appears that this was all a marketing stunt, all designed to promote the site's relaunch, adding new features and, significantly, venerable PC hit Baldur's Gate to their library.  We'll let them speak for themselves:

by Nick Puleo 1
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Weekend Digital Co-Op Deals - 4/24/2010

  Left 4 Dead 2 highlights the digital deals this weekend, no doubt spurned by the recent DLC.  A good deal for those of you that may have missed the original as well is a two pack of L4D and L4D2 for $33 bucks.   Steam Left 4 Dead 2 - $20.09 (33% Off) Left 4 Dead 2 Four Pack - $60.29 (33% Off) Left 4 Dead + Left 4 Dead 2 - $33.49 (33% Off) Trine - $5 (75% Off)   Good Old Games Descent + Descent 2 - $4.19 (50% Off) Descent 3 + Expansion - $4.19 (50% Off) Freespace + Expansion - $4.19 (50% Off) Freespace 2 - $4.19 (50% Off)   Impulse THQ Ultimate Bundle - $99.99 (71% Off) [Includes multiple co-op titles]   Games for Windows Resident Evil 5 - $24.99 (50% Off)

by Mike Katsufrakis 2
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Good Old Games? More like Good Old Co-Op Games!

The preview beta for Good Old Games started this week, and after combing through their list of available (or soon to be available) titles,  we have discovered several classic PC titles with co-op modes!  All games on the service are sold DRM-free at very reasonable prices, and have been updated to work with XP and Vista. Co-Op Titles:  

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