GOG Lets You Pick 5 For $10

GOG Lets You Pick 5 For $10

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GOG.com is discounting several titles for a week-long Black Friday sale.

Few digital games distributors are testing new sales formats these days quite like GOG.com. In the past month and a half, the website has held not just one, but two "pay what you want" bundle deals on top of the value-centered prices already available. The gaming service seems to be in an experimental mood, and the week of Black Friday is providing another opportunity to attract the wallets of gamers everywhere. From now until November 27th, GOG.com is offering a "Pick 5 & Pay $10" deal, which allows shoppers to pay even less when choosing from a list of 20 select titles.

The options focus on relatively recent releases more than the classics that GOG.com was founded upon, but there's still plenty to enjoy. The deal features fan-favorites like Trine, Torchlight, and Anomaly: Warzone Earth alongside newer titles like Resonance, Botanicula and Unmechanical. There's even bundle packs within the bundle, (Geneforge 1-5 and The Blackwell Bundle) in particular, increasing the sale's value even further.

The rest of the titles, in no particular order, are Gemini Rue, To The Moon, Machinarium, Spacechem, Alan Wake's American Nightmare, Mutant Mudds, Symphony, and The Ball. Rounding off the set is the entire Introversion catalog, including Uplink, Defcon, Darwinia, and Multiwinia.

While I expect most gamers already have some of these titles, a $10 price tag makes for a great opportunity to snatch up a few more gems from GOG.com's collection. For the rare individual who hasn't purchased any of the above titles, that's $40 for 20 games, or closer to 30 if you break apart the bundles. Between this deal and the game industry's Christmas release schedule, it appears we won't be short for options this holiday season.

Source: GOG.com

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Maybe it's just me, and I'm really not one to turn down a good deal but...

Haven't these games been on pretty much every single indie sale, everywhere else, ever?

Not saying that's a bad thing, but, I think a lot of people have already had plenty of chances to get these games by now, isn't the purpose of having an indie bundle to promote small games nobody has really heard of, as opposed to selling bulk amounts of games that are just cheap?

So, I'm going to suggest you all check out "Under the Ocean".

http://www.underthegarden.com/

Check it.

Damn good deals here. Well I'm certainly covered on adventure games for a while now. Good Guy Gog.

looks a good deal and i already found a 4 games i want so far i want
trine
machinarium: collectors edition
gemini rue
Botanicula

can anyone suggest a fifth one.

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to the moon looks, symphony, geneforge 1-5, uplink hacker elite, and defcom seem good

The Lunatic:
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i only own one game on the list so i don't care if they been on sale everywhere else

The Lunatic:
Maybe it's just me, and I'm really not one to turn down a good deal but...

Haven't these games been on pretty much every single indie sale, everywhere else, ever?

So, the advantage I see as a consumer is, rather than these games being in some preset collection, I can pick the games I want. In that sense, it's a really good deal. With the Humble Indie Bundles, I would often find myself buying a package of several games so that I could play one or two that I particularly wanted and effectively ignore the rest (try them and remain uninterested).

I wouldn't mind a GOG deal where they said like "Pick one 'expensive', two average cost and three cheap" deals. I'd take full advantage of that to bolster my collection.

Once again, GOG to the rescue!
I got the Geneforge bundle, Symphony, Darwinia, Mutant Mudds, and Unmechanical. I already have most of the others.
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The Lunatic:
Maybe it's just me, and I'm really not one to turn down a good deal but...

Haven't these games been on pretty much every single indie sale, everywhere else, ever?

This, I really like GoG and want to buy from them, but never find a deal that suits me. The only game that I don't have already is Allan Wake... which is good enough to justify buying it, but... dunno, don't feel motivated to get it.

i hate GOG.com. i hate them with a passion they are evil and constantly take my money with the siren call of their deals.. must give them more money

Already got most of the games I want from that sale... sigh... I spend too much money there...

Its a sad day when you squee at a deal, then run to check it out.... and realize...you already have all the games on there that interest you.

There's some pretty decent indie adventure games on there.

Blackwell bundle, Gemini Rue, Resonance, Machinarium.

Hey look GOG leaned what a sale is. I would like to think that others have called them out for false advertising as well.

Haven't most of these been in Humble Bundles already?

Remember when the guy who runs GOG said that Steam sales are bad for the industry and cheapen IP or whatever?

Sounds like they changed their minds pretty quick.

Reincarnatedwolfgod:
looks a good deal and i already found a 4 games i want so far i want
trine
machinarium: collectors edition
gemini rue
Botanicula

can anyone suggest a fifth one.

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to the moon looks, symphony, geneforge 1-5, uplink hacker elite, and defcom seem good

The Lunatic:
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i only own one game on the list so i don't care if they been on sale everywhere else

Dude, Geneforge is absolutely amazing, I'm gonna solidly recommend that, hell I've added it to my pack of gog purchases just so I've got a copy that can be redownloaded from a reliable site (My copy was bought from many of the indie undls that appear on the web). Turn based combat, a really cool setting, and your own awesome army of fire breathing dinosaurs and monkey men. 5* from me.

Oh, and as an added side note to anyone that works at the escapist. Can you fix this damned PS3 ad, it's hovering over the bottom right corner of my text box, Lord knows how many typos it's hiding.

Steve the Pocket:
Remember when the guy who runs GOG said that Steam sales are bad for the industry and cheapen IP or whatever?

Sounds like they changed their minds pretty quick.

No. That was EA that said that. And then they had a massive sale a week and a half later.

Falterfire:

Steve the Pocket:
Remember when the guy who runs GOG said that Steam sales are bad for the industry and cheapen IP or whatever?

Sounds like they changed their minds pretty quick.

No. That was EA that said that. And then they had a massive sale a week and a half later.

They both said it. Took me forever to find the article, because it turned out it wasn't on this site, but they did indeed say it.

"Heavy discounts are bad for gamers," Rambourg explained. "If a gamer buys a game he or she doesn't want just because it's on sale, they're being trained to make bad purchases, and they're also learning that games aren't valuable. We all know gamers who spend more every month on games than they want to, just because there were too many games that were discounted too deeply. That's not good for anyone."

"We provide a lot of value in our games that goes beyond just the price. This is one of the key ways we fight against piracy, after all: providing gamers with more value than a pirate does. We actually generate more than half of our revenue from full-price sales, simply because we keep our prices reasonable in the first place. Our average sale tends to be around 40% - 50% off; that's plenty of incentive to pick up a game if you're interested or if you just think you might like to try it because you're not sure about the game, but not some crazy 75% or 85% discount that damages the long-term value of a game."

The Lunatic:
Maybe it's just me, and I'm really not one to turn down a good deal but...

Haven't these games been on pretty much every single indie sale, everywhere else, ever?

i kinda felt similar. i mean there were a few games that id been wanting to get for a while, like symphony, but i kinda had to struggle to choose more than 3 games that i didnt already have and actually wanted to play. cant complain about awesome deals though :)

The Lunatic:
Maybe it's just me, and I'm really not one to turn down a good deal but...

Haven't these games been on pretty much every single indie sale, everywhere else, ever?

Not saying that's a bad thing, but, I think a lot of people have already had plenty of chances to get these games by now, isn't the purpose of having an indie bundle to promote small games nobody has really heard of, as opposed to selling bulk amounts of games that are just cheap?

So, I'm going to suggest you all check out "Under the Ocean".

http://www.underthegarden.com/

Check it.

lol I love the anti piracy message, the annoying cockroach edition. WIN!
I'll get a super golden bear edition :-)

 

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