Dungeons 2 plays like a management sim with an RTS endgame.
If Valentine's Day hasn't already had its merry way with you, leave it to free games to get you in a good mood this weekend. In this case it's 1997's Dungeon Keeper and the fine folks at GOG.com who have stepped up to put a—hopefully—devilish grin on your face. The classic dungeon management game is free to download there through 10:59 GMT Sunday.
Oh lord, it's really happening. The Christmas sales are here. First out of the gate is GOG.com, purveyors of classic PC games and newer indie releases. And The Witcher 2, which doesn't quite fit either category. For the next 22(-ish) hours, they're offering 75% off their Bullfrog Favourites collection. For $11.92, you get three Populouses, two Dungeon Keepers, Theme Hospital, Syndicate and
Robots who are afraid of the dark, moody colonists inspired by 70s sci-fi films, kleptomaniac aliens and self-seeding flora - all are locked together in the complex ecosystem of indie god-game Maia, currently seeking £100,000 of funding on Kickstarter. It’s an exciting prospect, not least because it taps into an aesthetic inspired by the likes of 2001 and Silent Running - masterpieces of
If you're stumped for something to play this weekend, you might find some inspiration in this enormous weekend sale at GOG.com, which has lined up 26 of EA's goodest oldest games and shot 60% off their prices with the discount gun. If you're rolling in money, $62.14 will get you all the Ultimas, Wing Commanders, Populi (Populouses?) and Dungeon Keepers, plus loads more, or you can buy each game
When you're Báal-Abaddon, an unstoppable hell demon with a nasty temper, you expect to rule over a vast empire of loyal subjects. You don't have to earn it: Iron-fisted rule is your birthright. But when a rather stupid sorcerer conjures your spirit up from the depths and summons you—minus your fearsome demonic powers—into the not-so-imposing body of a three-foot-tall imp, you have to settle for
With an echoing cackle and a cry of "so long!" Peter Molyneux has fled Microsoft towers on a tiny, portable helicopter banged together from bits of old chairs and several rolls of red tape. Prior to take off, Kotaku established contact via long distance mind meld and received the following statement: "It is with mixed emotions that I made the decision to leave Microsoft and Lionhead Studios, the
Good Old Games is launching a new series of games from EA's archives, starting with one of the greatest space combat games of all time, and the sequel to one of the most loved strategy games. See if you can guess which is which! You get three goes, but the first two don't count...
Every year, thousands of games are pitched, hundreds are released, and just as many... simply vanish. In most cases, we never even hear about them. Sometimes, the code can be on the verge of hitting the shelves, only for the company to fold or the publisher decide to cut their losses. We've been on a nostalgic trip through our back issues to remind ourselves of the ones we were most disappointed
PC Gamer is blessed with a seasoned 17 year history, and occasionally we reach into our deep archives to retrieve something wonderful about a game we love. Today, a slightly revised look at Dungeon Keeper, Bullfrog's best, vilest management game. Something went horribly wrong between Dungeon Keeper and Dungeon Keeper 2. The sequel to what’s ostensibly Theme Dungeon (with violence) wasn’t