The return of ‘Good Old Games’ and thoughts on future retro gaming projects

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Last week, GOG.com — formerly Good Old Games — posted a strange manifesto in which the company declared its desire to get back to its “good old games” roots with more support and love for classic DOS titles. Other than promoting the release of Wheel of Time, there weren’t any specific future projects mentioned, more of just a general feeling of “we’re getting away from our roots and we want to get back.”

So far, all this boils down to is a new category tag so that players can find genuinely classic games rather than the same stuff that Epic and Steam is putting out. Reading between the lines, I think GOG is realizing that it really can’t compete with new releases and perhaps needs to focus more on what it does uniquely in this space, which is reviving and supporting older titles.

Hey, I’m all for that. As great…

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