GoGamer has kicked off this week's 48 Hour Madness sale, this time pricing nearly 40 titles under $5, including the strategy title Maelstrom for $0.50. Yes, less than a dollar.
Highlights of the sale include The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, Unreal Tournament III (both for PC and Xbox 360) and ArmA for under $10, with titles such as Battlestations: Midway, Call of Juarez and Quake Wars going for under $5 while supplies last.
If you’re a gamer “of a certain age”, you may vaguely remember the moment when games went from a grueling gauntlet requiring all your skill and concentration to tackle to a casual, checkpoint-containing, cruise control-encouraging walk in the park.
BLG writes, "Alongside the Wolfenstein and DOOM franchises, there are the Quake games. Known for fast-paced and insane multiplayer deathmatch action, there was a time Quake was best known for its single-player design.
That all changed as time passed (i.e., after Quake 3 Arena). Multiplayer deathmatches were never the same.
As other FPS games leaned more into improved narrative and storytelling, id Software delivered a genre-defining multiplayer experience.
In a recent podcast with Wassup Conversations, Jordan Mechner, the creator of Prince of Persia franchise claims that his new book "Samak the Ayyar" based on an old Persian folk was supposed to be a new Prince of Persia game. He mentions: "It was actually going to be a new instalment in the Prince of Persia series." But the project didn't come to an end and Mechner release the story as a book.