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Kitsune Sniper
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Re: GOG closes
09/20/10 11:30 PM


> Good Old Games has closed shop, at least for now. Message from their site:
>
> Dear GOG users,
>
> We have recently had to give serious thought to whether we could really keep GOG.com
> the way it is. We've debated on it for quite some time and, unfortunately, we've
> decided that GOG.com simply cannot remain in its current form.
>
> We're very grateful for all support we've received from all of you in the past two
> years. Working on GOG.com was a great adventure for all of us and an unforgettable
> journey to the past, through the long and wonderful history of PC gaming.
>
> This doesn't mean the idea behind GOG.com is gone forever. We're closing down the
> service and putting this era behind us as new challenges await.
>
> On a technical note, this week we'll put in place a solution to allow everyone to
> re-download their games. Stay tuned to this page and follow us on Twitter and
> Facebook for updates.
>
> All the best,
> GOG.com Team
>
> I know Underground Gamer recently started allowing GOG versions of games. While they
> only have some 35,000 users, the timing of this shutdown seems curious. At least they
> hint at returning in some new form so all is not (yet) lost.
>
>
>
> P.S. Did you remember to talk like a pirate today (9/19)...?
>
> EDIT: All isn't lost- it is looking like it could be a publicity stunt.

Wait until Wednesday.

Some people at NeoGAF believe that someone bought their parent company... someone VERY big.







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Subject Posted by Posted on
* GOG closes Qun Mang 09/20/10 05:26 AM
. * A stunt. SO not cool. StilettoAdministrator  09/22/10 07:06 PM
. * Re: A stunt. SO not cool. lharms  09/22/10 08:16 PM
. * Re: A stunt. SO not cool. igamabob  09/22/10 08:32 PM
. * Re: A stunt. SO not cool. SmitdoggAdministrator  09/22/10 08:37 PM
. * Re: A stunt. SO not cool. igamabob  09/22/10 08:56 PM
. * Re: A stunt. SO not cool. FatTrucker  09/22/10 09:21 PM
. * Re: A stunt. SO not cool. DMala  09/23/10 12:00 AM
. * Re: A stunt. SO not cool. igamabob  09/23/10 03:27 AM
. * Re: GOG closes Kitsune Sniper  09/20/10 11:30 PM
. * Re: GOG closes GatinhoModerator  09/20/10 11:35 PM
. * Re: GOG closes lharms  09/21/10 01:45 AM
. * Re: GOG closes Sune  09/20/10 11:52 PM
. * Re: GOG closes Kitsune Sniper  09/21/10 12:34 AM
. * Re: GOG closes DMala  09/21/10 08:05 AM
. * Re: GOG closes Hizzout  09/21/10 03:05 AM
. * Re: GOG closes Qun Mang  09/21/10 01:40 AM
. * Re: GOG closes Kitsune Sniper  09/21/10 02:59 AM
. * Re: GOG closes igamabob  09/20/10 05:38 AM
. * Re: GOG closes Fever  09/20/10 09:43 PM
. * Re: GOG closes CrapBoardSoftware  09/21/10 09:20 AM
. * Re: GOG closes Kitsune Sniper  09/21/10 03:08 PM

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