Tag Archives: first-person-shooter

Star Wars games: “Republic Commando” (PC)

Even if the first prequel movies of George Lucas were disappointing (see the individual reviews for Episode I and Episode II), the idea of the Clone Wars and its warriors opened up all kinds of narrative possibilities. LucasArts’ squad-based FPS … Continue reading

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Star Wars games: “Dark Forces” (PC)

First-person-shooters have come a long way since the groundbreaking Doom, so does LucasArts’ Star Wars take on the genre with Dark Forces still stand the test of time and improve on the FPS formula? Star Wars: Dark Forces (PC) (USA … Continue reading

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GOG Big Winter Sale

It’s that time of the year again when one gives presents, either to others but also to oneself. So if you’re in the spirit of DRM-free indie, AAA or retro games, then the GOG Big Winter Sale is the perfect … Continue reading

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GOG releases more Quake and Wolfenstein with censorship issues

After laying the foundation with Bethesda Softworks/id Software as a partner and releasing the first Quake: The Offering bundle, GOG brings the next batch of classic FPS titles, but not without its problems for German customers. If you’re from Germany … Continue reading

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Bethesda Softworks on GOG

There has been a lot going on with GOG‘s games catalogue lately, and one big announcement was certainly the inclusion of Bethesda Softworks’ titles. This means 11 new games DRM-free, including the Elder Scrolls, Doom, Quake and of course Fallout … Continue reading

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