GOG adds Crysis, Crysis: Warhead, and Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault

Crysis and Crysis: Warhead are a couple of really good shooters from the mid-'00s that helped cement Crytek's reputation, at least briefly, as one of the world's top-tier FPS studios. They've been available for some time on Steam and Origin, but now they're on GOG as well, which is good for two reasons: There's no DRM, and they're on sale. 

Crysis zips players up in a sexy, skin-tight "nanosuit" that greatly enhances its wearer's capabilities, and sends them off to clean up a conflict with the North Koreans that eventually turns into an invasion of aliens from beyond the galactic rim. Something like that, anyway. The plot didn't make a lot of sense, to be honest, but punching guys into orbit like a battery-powered Superman never got tired, and the gunplay was excellent too. Crysis: Warhead is basically more of the same, except Crytek realized that Psycho, an NPC from the first game, was a lot more interesting that the original hero character, and so they put him in charge. 

GOG has also added the Second World War FPS Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault to its lineup. It probably hasn't aged as well as the cutting-edge (at the time) Crysis games, and I think suffered somewhat from the effects of franchise fatigue when it was new, too. Even so, it's a very good shooter in its own right, especially if WW2 is your thing.

All three games are on sale for $8 until November 3. GOG has other EA games on sale as well, including Dragon Age: Origins ($8), the original Mirror's Edge ($10), and Dead Space ($8), until October 31. 

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.