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Good Old Games re-opens

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 23 Sep 2010 16:20 User comments (9)

Good Old Games re-opens Last week we announced that Good Old Games, the European gaming company that gives gamers the chance to download old PC games that are very hard to find legally or have been abandoned, had shut down just two years after going live.
This afternoon, the site has re-opened, with a full refresh.

At the same time, the site's owners apologized for closing the service down so abruptly and without warning.

Says the site's blog:
"We know our little game with closing down the site made some of you angry. Once again we'd like to apologize to everyone who felt deceived by us closing down GOG.com without any warning and without giving you access to your games. We apologize for that from the bottom of our hearts, it was done with the best of intentions and hopefully we can make it up to you!"


Finally moving out of beta, the company says the "new sleek new design makes it even easier to browse through the huge catalog, share one's passion for classic games via popular social media, get to know more about the classic games available and recommend favorite titles to other gamers."

Furthermore, the site has introduced GOGmixes, user-created lists of games based on certain themes.

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9 user comments

123.9.2010 20:05

very nice. nothing like playing a classic to shame the new generation of games.


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223.9.2010 22:52

What a sham that was to just get some press though.

323.9.2010 23:16

They did say they would be back..lol..


424.9.2010 3:57

Originally posted by DarkJello:
What a sham that was to just get some press though.
I don't mind haha. I'd never heard of them before.

I wish them all the best with their venture.

Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


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524.9.2010 13:24

Well, seems it was a publicity stunt.
I didn't even know that site before and now I am visiting it..


:/

724.9.2010 16:43

Originally posted by Jemborg:
Originally posted by DarkJello:
What a sham that was to just get some press though.
I don't mind haha. I'd never heard of them before.

I wish them all the best with their venture.
Me too, never heard of them till now, paid them a visit, joined, got 3 free games, great games, great fun, Nice.

824.9.2010 17:57

Something i did not know about thanks for the update :)

926.9.2010 2:47

Originally posted by Dardandec:
Originally posted by Jemborg:
Originally posted by DarkJello:
What a sham that was to just get some press though.
I don't mind haha. I'd never heard of them before.

I wish them all the best with their venture.
Me too, never heard of them till now, paid them a visit, joined, got 3 free games, great games, great fun, Nice.
Yeah, it's like if they said "don't notice us?.... See how much you'd like it if we were gone!" haha

Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


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