Retro-anniversaries for OS/2 and Windows 3.1

April 17, 2012 · Filed Under News, Retrocomputing · Comment 

News - A succession of fresh, quality news, from inside and outside of the WebDuring the first days of April, anniversaries for two genuine pieces of the operating systems’ history took place, two different evolutionary lines of what should have been a single product born from the partnership between two giants of the PC industry. IBM OS/2 and Microsoft Windows 3.1 were initially destined to be merged in the graphical interface-based operating system by Big Blue, afterward history went in a different way and OS/2 sunk while the competing OS turned into the dominant platform on the market.

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Legend of Grimrock released on GOG.com

April 16, 2012 · Filed Under News, Videogaming · Comment 

News - A succession of fresh, quality news, from inside and outside of the WebFrom the mist of the video gaming past a genre thought extinct returns, thanks to a title provided with “an oldschool heart but a modern execution“: the genre is the grid-based dungeon crawlers one, the game which brings it to the present is Legend of Grimrock made by Finnish developer Almost Human. LoG has been released starting from April 11 on the software house site, Steam and on GOG.com, and in this last case the release is particularly important because it matches the renewal of the gaming digital delivery “alternative” service for PC.

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