The Thief series and the horror games by Trilobyte land on GOG.com

February 8, 2012 · Filed Under Emulation & Retrogaming, News · Comment 

News - A succession of fresh, quality news, from inside and outside of the WebEven though it has partially overcome its original mission to be the cornerstone of legal retrogaming on PC, GOG.com (formerly Good Old Games) continues to delight old gamers’ taste (and even the new ones tired of the usual FPSes or the dumb casual games for smartphones) by releasing true gems of the past equipped with compatibility fixes for the latest Windows OSes. During the last days the digital store has practically ran wild in that regard delivering the first two chapters of the Thief series and announcing the coming of the historical Full Motion Video horrors made by Trilobyte.

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ScummVM 0.13.0 delivers new adventure games

March 5, 2009 · Filed Under Emulation & Retrogaming, News · Comment 

News - A succession of fresh, quality news, from inside and outside of the Web The classics, by definition, never go out of fashion, let alone if they are the graphic adventures of past decades. And the preferred tool of true adventurers is ScummVM, a software that works as an interpreter between data files of such adventures and modern operating systems. After 6 months since the release of version 0.12.0, in these days developers have delivered a new main release of the virtual machine, which includes novelties both for the interface and supported games.

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The return of (old) PC graphic adventures

December 20, 2008 · Filed Under Emulation & Retrogaming, News · Comment 

News - A succession of fresh, quality news, from inside and outside of the WebThough they belong to a genre already considered defunct and inadequate for the mainstream videogames market years by now, adventure games have a glorious past, a past that deserves to be remembered and of course replayed. At the center of a good part of this effort of collective memory there is ScummVM, the already quoted virtual machine which acts like an interface between the feelings and the puzzles from the good old times and the modern operating systems.

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