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New wave of Atari titles coming to GOG.com

by: Russell -
More On: Gog.com
CD Projekt has announced that a new wave of titles from Atari's back catalog will be coming to GOG.com at the CDP Days Spring Conference.  These titles include Alone in the Dark 1, 2, and 3 as well as CD Projekt RED's The Witcher.  In addition there are some good discounts on these titles.  If you purchase Alone in the Dark (now available) for $5.99 at GOG.com you also get the second and third games as a free bonus.  If you purchase The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Director's Cut (which comes out on May 10th with some exclusive free goodies) between May 10th and May 24th you get a 50% discount, making it only $4.99.  Read on for more info about the games and GOG.com, plus check out the video below for a highlight summary of GOG.com at the CDP Days Spring Conference.

New Wave of Atari Titles Among Big Announcements from GOG.com at CDP Days
Alone in the Dark and The Witcher highlighting new titles from Atari to come to the DRM-free digital distribution platform.

Warsaw, Poland. April 14, 2011 - GOG.com (http://www.gog.com), CD Projekt’s time travel machine for reviving DRM-free acclaimed PC classics, announced big things coming to the service at the CDP Days Spring Conference. A new wave of titles from Atari’s back catalogue, including he original Alone in the Dark 1, 2, and 3 as well as CD Projekt RED’s The Witcher, were the highlights of the event.

Alone in the Dark, the pioneer series in the survival-horror genre, is now available for only $5.99. What’s even better, buying the game at GOG.com, you receive the second and third part of the series as a free bonus! The trilogy presents the terrifying adventures of the elusive detective Edward Carnby. Check if you have what it takes to survive the most terrifying environments this side of Ryloth and find for yourself how the survival-horror genre was born.

The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Director’s Cut, the highly acclaimed RPG by CD Projekt RED, will come to GOG’s storefront with tons of exclusive free goodies on May 10th for a regular price of $9.99--but GOG.com is offering a special discount in commemoration of The Witcher 2 coming to GOG. The game will be available at a 50% discount from May 10 until May 24, and will cost only $4.99! The Witcher is an action RPG based on books by popular Polish fantasy author Andrzej Sapkowski. The player takes the role of Geralt of Rivia, the witcher (a professional monster slayer). The game received more than 100 awards including RPG of the Year from GamSpot, IGN, PC Gamer, and GameSpy. In short it’s a must have for all RPG fans.

Speaking of The Witcher franchise, starting from 10th of May all GOG.com users who want to buy the highly anticipated sequel to Geralt’s adventures, will have the opportunity to pre-purchase the game and pre-download almost all of it, so on May 17 when the game is released, they can play it almost instantly! Thanks to the brand new GOG.com downloader the pre-download will go fast and easy.

Pro Tip: The Witcher 2 preorder offer on GOG.com ends on the 16th of May at 23.59 Warsaw time, so anyone who wants to take advantage of the incredible preorder offer should make a point to visit www.gog.com/tw2 before then and snag their copy of the game.  Also note that if you’ve preordered The Witcher 2 from GOG, you will have until the end of May to purchase the game and receive all of the preorder goodies, so don’t forget!

For the full round-up of GOG’s presentation at CDP Days go here.


Atari group is a global creator, producer and publisher of interactive entertainment for interactive game platforms that include PC, online, consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony and advanced smart phones (i.e. iPhone). Divisions of Atari, SA include Cryptic Studios, Eden Studios, Atari Interactive, Inc. and Atari, Inc.
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GOG.com – or Good Old Games – is the ultimate destination for classic PC games. The site offers gamers some of the greatest PC games of all time for a low price and free from copy protection. GOG.com is much more than just another digital distribution site, featuring an extensive community component that allows players to rate, review and discuss their favorite PC games, as well as insightful articles from respected game journalists. Visit www.gog.com and start your journey into the past.