GOG a distributor of classic games (think of them like Steam but for retro goodness) has announced a partnership with Disney Interactive and they’re kicking things off with something fans have been waiting for, six amazing titles from LucasArts including the special editions of X-Wing and TIE Fighter. I’m in hog heaven, and I can think of many PC gamers who’ve been waiting to get their hands on these in a new digitial form. Check out the announcement to see the other games that are available:
The day has finally come and the holy grail of classic gaming has arrived on GOG.com! The DRM-free digital distributor is proud to be teaming up with Disney Interactive to bring more than 20 classic Lucasfilm titles to GOG.com. To kick off the collaboration, six titles from the Star Wars™, Indiana Jones, Monkey Island and Sam & Max franchises are now available on the site, including:
Star Wars™: X-Wing Special Edition
Star Wars™: TIE Fighter Special Edition
Sam & Max Hit the Road
The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition
Indiana Jones® and the Fate of Atlantis™
Star Wars™: Knights of the Old Republic™
“We are very excited to be able to bring these classic interactive titles to our platform; it has been a long-time dream of ours,” said Guillaume Rambourg, Managing Director at GOG.com. “Luckily, Disney Interactive is always looking for new ways to give players access to content, so this was a natural collaboration. To those gamers playing these titles for the first time…May the Force Be With You!”
By joining forces with GOG.com, Disney Interactive is making numerous Lucasfilm titles available digitally, including three games from the launch lineup for the first time: Star Wars: X-Wing Special Edition, Star Wars: TIE Fighter Special Edition, Sam & Max Hit the Road. Gamers can also look forward to more Lucasfilm titles coming to GOG.com in the future.
I need these in my life right now, so thank goodness they’ve gone on sale TODAY. Get on it folks, these are great games and good prices. Which ones are you looking forward most to playing again?