Good Old Games [] Shuts Down ? Or Was It Taken Down ?

Gamers have often showered love upon Good Old Games ( – for a very good reason. is a online computer games sales & distribution service – just like Steam but with a twist – specializes in selling some of the classic games of yesteryear at pretty low prices. The icing on the cake was that all the games you purchased were DRM free, with no clumsy authentication clients and what not.

I got a bit of a shock today when Keenan Weaver tweeted about this – and this is what we are shown when you visit

Truly, a sad day for gamers.

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Sathya Bhat

Sathyajith aka "Sathya" or "cpg" loves working on computers, and actively participates in many online communities. Sathya is a Community Moderator on Super User, a collaboratively maintained Q&A site which is part of the Stack Exchange network. Sathya also contributes to and is a Super Moderator at Chip India Forums. While not writing SQL queries or coding in PL/SQL, Sathya is also a gamer, a Linux enthusiast, and maintains a blog on Linux & OpenSource. You can reach Sathya on twitter.

  • Wow, fate’s a bitch. First we have DNF and we cheer. Then this happens. What a waste. :[
    Sad, sad, sad day for gamers.