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Descent Is Now On Steam. Go, Go, Go.

In 1995, a video game was released that was unlike anything else that had ever come before it. And, really, anything released since.


Classic Fallout Games Pulled From Online Stores, Will Return Soon

It’s — you guessed it — a legal issue. It all started with a news post on Good Old Games, which announced the removal of Fallout 1, 2, and Tactics from the site’s catalogue. Shortly after, the trio of post-apocalyptic RPGs was “removed” (the actual pages stayed, with only the buy links being deactivated) from Steam as well.


Classic PC Franchise Quietly Purchased For $7500

Freespace was the world’s last great space combat series, a genre you may not even be aware of if you’re under the age of 20. Yet it’s still quite active today; the amazing Battlestar Galactica mod Diaspora is built on Freespace 2′s engine.


What The Hell Is Up With The New Black Isle?

Black Isle was one of the great game studios of its era, but the the visionary company that existed in the ’90s and early oughts is no more, and its revival is something else entirely — something that seems more sketchy every day.


Former Black Isle Writer Contemplates New Planescape: Torment-Inspired Game

Chris Avellone has previously teased that another Planescape: Torment game is not out of the question, the proviso being that it wouldn’t be Planescape, so much as a spiritual successor, given all the licencing and IP issues surrounding the setting. Now Colin McComb, Avellone’s writing partner-in-crime on Planescape, has scribed a blog post strongly suggesting such a successor is on the cards.


Looks Like Interplay Is Bringing Back The Studio That Made Fallout

It seems like Black Isle, the game studio behind RPG classics like Fallout and Planescape: Torment, is making some sort of comeback.


Great Moments In Video Game Humour: Fallout Talks To You Like You're Stupid

Since the early days of the RPG, role-playing video games have allowed players to sacrifice intelligence points to further some more important statistic. Fallout is one of the only ones that treats you like the moron you’ve made.


Fallout Could've Been About Time-Traveling, Dinosaurs, And Monkey Murder

The original Fallout was a gamble that paid off big-time; it set in place a tone, gameplay philosophy and fiction that is still going strong today. Fallout games are best known for their evocative, funny, dark and violent post-apocalyptic world. But it could have been another kind of game entirely.


The Great Fallout Legal Battle Ends Without A Fallout MMO

As reported last week, the legal battle between Bethesda and Interplay over the final fate of a massively multiplayer online Fallout game has ended in a settlement, one that leaves full control of Fallout intellectual properties in the hands of Bethesda.


The Great Fallout Legal Battle Is Over

The legal stoush between Bethesda and Interplay over the rights to certain aspects of the Fallout universe, which has been dragging on for years, has finally been settled, according to a report on Fallout fansite Duck & Cover.