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Avernum: Great Trials Trilogy launches on Steam, now 20% off

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Spiderweb Software continues to expand their presence on Steam with the release of Avernum: Great Trials Trilogy. The $11.99 bundle includes the last three releases in the Avernum series (4, 5, and 6). The three are within the same world as their predecessors but do not require prior experience, with the fourth entry taking place long after the third. Avernum 4 pits players against new monsters and assassins, against a re-emergent assassin threat in 5, and against a new foe, a race of barbarous lizards, in 6.

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Wolfenstein 3D turns 20, id celebrates with free iOS, web versions

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Wolfenstein 3D has turned 20! And I feel old! To properly celebrate the venerable series’ birthday, Bethesda and id have launched a new version of the original as a free-to-play browser-based game. Gamers can head to wolfenstein.bethsoft.com or Facebook.com – Wolfenstein and give Hitler an updated what for. But wait – that’s not all! Later today, Bethesda will also be offering Wolfenstein 3D Classic Platinum for free (for a limited time) for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch on the App Store.

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Apple Handheld, PC News

Alan Wake’s American Nightmare PC pre-order deals announced

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Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, the standalone spin-off from series creator Remedy, is set to launch for PC on May 22. In anticipation of its release, both GOG and Steam are running pre-order discount specials of 10% off. Even better, both outlets are offering owners of the original Alan Wake an additional 15% off as well as 50% off the original itself, which comes bundled with all console DLC (only for 72 hours on Steam).

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GOG.com and CD Projekt RED news explosion, plus free Fallout

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GOG.com and CD Projekt RED made a slew of announcements today during their Spring Conference. The big news for retro gamers and role-playing fans is that the original Fallout is available at GOG.com for free for the next 48 hours. Back? Excellent. We’ll finish the GOG reveals first, and then move on to all of the new info regarding The Witcher.

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Square Enix kicks off large one-week sale on Live Marketplace

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Square Enix is throwing a massive one-week sale on Xbox Live, with discounts ranging from 30% to 50% off. The items on sale include weapon and mission DLC, themes, as well as full titles.

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Dungeon Defenders gets free Holiday Extravaganza DLC on Steam

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Trendy Entertainment is throwing down the holiday gauntlet with a new DLC pack for the Steam version of their tower defense- and action-RPG hybrid Dungeon Defenders. The Etherian Holiday Extravaganza pack includes four new holiday-themed skins, four new holiday-themed weapons, a new mission involving the precious delivery and protection of Christmas gifts, and a new boss battle.

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Ubisoft kicks off new sale on Steam with 33% to 75% off

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Ubisoft and Steam have teamed up to offer a discount on some of the studio’s biggest franchises, as well as on some of their best one-offs (might we recommend the excellent R.U.S.E.?). The limited-time sale knocks 33% off the standard price, while the 14-title Holiday Pack offers an even steeper discount of 75%. The sale is currently running and will end on January 2.

A full list of titles is available below:

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Sega announces sale for App Store and PSN, 360 deals to boot

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Sega is getting into the holiday spirit with a new sale on many of their download titles for iOS handhelds and PS3. The sale, which begins tomorrow and ends on January 3 for PSN and 9 on the App Store, includes many of their bigger titles for the year, such as Renegade Ops (down from $14.99 to $11.99), Daytona USA (down from $9.99 to $6.99), and Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I for iOS (down to $.99). Microsoft is also running a separate sale with Renegade Ops for 800 MS Points (from 1200) and After Burner Climax for 400 MS Points (from 800) from December 20 to January 2.

A full list of the deals can be found below.

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Apple Handheld, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Sega kicks off PSN sale today, Live sale next week

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What’s that? You wish Phantasy Star 2 was half off on Live Arcade? Well, lucky you! Sega has announced two new sales on Live and PSN titles running from today through November 29 for PSN and November 22 through November 28 for Live Arcade. Unfortunately, neither Guardian Heroes nor Daytona USA is included—but Phantasy Star 2 is! Sega, you rascal!

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Stardock embraces Steam, Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity 25% off

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Stardock, the previous owner and operator of the Impulse digital delivery service, has announced that they will be releasing several of their titles on Steam. The first title to launch on the platform is Ironclad Games’ real-time strategy title Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity, a collection that includes staff-favorite Sins of a Solar Empire and its micro-expansions Entrenchment and Diplomacy. To celebrate, Trinity is on sale for $14.99 (25% off) on both Steam and Impulse.

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