Summer approaches (in the northern hemisphere at least), so here’s GOG’s DRM-free summer sale for 2014 now. As usual, they’re selling almost everything with a 50% discount, including a few daily deals which can go up to 90% off.
As always, our intro on GOG and what makes DRM-free games special.
GOG (previously known as Good Old Games) sells DRM-free games, which means that these games are really yours and there are no limits to how or where you play them. And, usually, you don’t need a third-party tool to run them. DRM-free games are more flexible and give you more freedom. No need for serials, installation activation, online verification or other enforced restrictions. Of course, copyright rules still apply, and it is assumed that you don’t pirate the games, of course.
Next follows SpaceSector’s GOG list. What GOG has to offer on the realm of space-based, science-fiction themed and great strategy gaming.
The must-buy ones are the first four :) Unfortunately, we don’t have reviews for all. So, at least check GOG’s rating before you buy. Warning: Some of these titles are quite retro. Enjoy!
- FTL: Faster Than Light (9.5/10) [Review] (70% – $2.99)
- Master of Orion 1+2 (8.9/10) [Review for 2] (50% – $2.99)
- Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri (50% – $2.99) One of the best sci-fi strategy games ever!
- Space Empires IV: Deluxe (50% – $4.99) Old-school gamer? You’ll probably like it! :)
Other Space and Sci-Fi strategy deals (most at 50% off):
- The Last Federation ($11.99 – new in 2014 sale)
- Battle Worlds: Kronos ($13.99 – new in 2014 sale)
- Galactic Civilizations I: Ultimate Edition ($4.99) GalCiv2 is better though.
- Space Colony HD ($4.99)
- Moonbase Commander ($2.99)
- Total Annihilation: Commander Pack ($1.49)
- Star Control 1+2 ($2.99)
- Star Control 3 ($2.99)
- Earth 2140: Trilogy ($2.99)
- Earth 2150: Trilogy ($2.99)
- Earth 2160 ($2.99)
- Haegemonia: Gold Edition ($4.99)
- Star Wolves ($2.99)
- UFO: Aftermath ($2.99)
- UFO: Aftershock ($2.99)
- UFO: Afterlight ($4.99)
- Startopia ($2.99)
- Dark Reign + Expansion $4.99)
- Dark Reign 2 ($2.99)
- Nexus: The Jupiter Incident ($4.99)
- Master of Orion 3 ($4.99)
- Battle Isle: Platinum ($4.99)
- Ground Control + Expansion ($2.99)
- Ground Control 2: Special Edition ($2.99)
- Conquest: Frontier Wars (2.99)
Other Space and Sci-Fi non-strategy deals (all at 50% off):
- Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut ($9.99)
- Syndicate ($2.99)
- Freespace + Expansion ($2.99)
- Freespace 2 ($4.99)
- Descent 1+2 ($4.99)
- Descent 3 ($4.99)
- Wing Commander 1+2 ($2.99)
- Wing Commander 3: Heart of the Tiger ($2.99)
- Wing Commander 4: The Price of Freedom ($2.99)
- Wing Commander: Privateer ($2.99)
- Space Quest 1+2+3 ($4.99)
- Space Quest 4+5+6 ($4.99)
- Starflight 1+2 ($2.99)
Other great strategy (all at 50% off):
- Master of Magic ($2.99)
- Heroes of Might & Magic ($4.99)
- Heroes of Might & Magic II: Gold Edition ($4.99) <- Oh, the memories… :)
- Heroes of Might & Magic III: Complete Edition ($4.99)
- Zeus + Poseidon ($4.99) <- Among the best city-building strategy ever made.
- Pharaoh + Cleopatra ($4.99) <- Precedes Zeus. Among the best city-building as well.
- Age of Wonders ($2.99)
- Age of Wonders 2: The Wizard’s Throne ($4.99)
- Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic ($4.99)
- Sid Meier’s Colonization ($2.99) Retro, but so good!
- Jagged Alliance 2 ($4.99) <- Excellent if you like X-COM.
These deals are included in GOG’s “2014 DRM-Free Summer Sale”, which has almost all of GOG’s games catalog at 50% off. The prices listed above were the ones set when the article was posted.
Note also that GOG is offering special deals each day in which they discount games even further (up to 90%) in bundles and flash deals. To make sure you receive the maximum discount, you might want to wait until a particular game you’re interested in becomes available on such flash deal, or bundle deal. The sale should be up for the next couple of weeks. Happy gaming!Subscribe RSS
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